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ADAYSSEH, Lebanon — Lebanese and Israeli soldiers exchanged rocket and gunfire on Tuesday along the tense border between the two countries leaving two people injured on the Lebanese side, Lebanese army and security officials told AFP. (more…)

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by The Associated Press

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan:Nearly 190,000 people are reported to have fled fighting between Pakistani troops and Taliban and al-Qaida fighters near the border with Afghanistan, the United Nations said Tuesday. (more…)

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Pakistan Angry as Strike by U.S. Kills 11 Soldiers
By CARLOTTA GALL and ERIC SCHMITT

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — American air and artillery strikes killed 11 Pakistani paramilitary soldiers during a clash with insurgents on the Afghan border on Tuesday night, a development that raised concerns about the already strained American relationship with Pakistan.

The strikes underscored the often faulty communications involving American, Pakistani and Afghan forces along the border, and the ability of Taliban fighters and other insurgents to use havens in Pakistan to carry out attacks into neighboring Afghanistan. (more…)

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