Soldier Faces Hearing In Killing Of Deaf, Unarmed Iraqi Teens

Soldier Faces Hearing In Killing Of Deaf, Unarmed Iraqi Teens

By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times A U.S. soldier faces a preliminary hearing Wednesday on charges he unlawfully killed two unarmed teenagers in an Iraqi battle zone. Army Sgt. ...

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Al-Qaida Rebels Strike Syrian Town Seeking Access To Iraq, Oil

Al-Qaida Rebels Strike Syrian Town Seeking Access To Iraq, Oil

By Mitchell Prothero, McClatchy Foreign Staff BEIRUT — A rogue al-Qaida offshoot Thursday shocked its rivals in the Syrian rebellion with a surprise offensive in far southeastern ...

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Marines, Family Members Honor 10th Anniversary Of Iraq War Battle

Marines, Family Members Honor 10th Anniversary Of Iraq War Battle

By Tony Perry, Los Angeles Times CAMP PENDLETON -- To the outside world, the names mean nothing. But to Marines who fought in Ramadi, Iraq, and to the families of the fallen, the ...

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More Than 150,000 Killed In Syria Conflict: NGO

More Than 150,000 Killed In Syria Conflict: NGO

Beirut (AFP) -- More than 150,000 people have been killed in Syria since the conflict began in March 2011, a monitoring group said in a new toll released on Tuesday. The Syrian Ob ...

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At Crimea Base, Ukraine Troops Who Fought In Iraq Now Face Russian ‘Brothers’

At Crimea Base, Ukraine Troops Who Fought In Iraq Now Face Russian ‘Brothers’

By Matthew Schofield, McClatchy Foreign Staff PEREVALNE, Ukraine -- The cloaked soldiers camped outside the Ukrainian coastal security base may be silent to strangers about who th ...

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President Obama’s Greatest Ambition: Leaving America Without A War

President Obama’s Greatest Ambition: Leaving America Without A War

President Obama made only one veto threat during his State of the Union address on Tuesday evening. "The sanctions that we put in place helped make this opportunity possible," he ...

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U.S. To Sell 24 Apache Helicopters To Iraq

U.S. To Sell 24 Apache Helicopters To Iraq

Washington (AFP) - The Pentagon informed Congress on Monday it plans to sell 24 Apache attack helicopters to Iraq in a deal worth $4.8 billion, officials said, as Baghdad battles ...

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U.S. Probes Photos Of Marines Burning Corpses In Iraq

U.S. Probes Photos Of Marines Burning Corpses In Iraq

Washington (AFP) - The U.S. Marine Corps has launched an investigation into photos released Wednesday that purport to show troops burning corpses in Fallujah, Iraq, a spokesman sa ...

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