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The New York Times | Isabel Kershner | June 7, 2011

DAMASCUS – Gunmen from a pro-Syrian Palestinian organization shot and killed as many as 14 people during a protest at a Palestinian refugee camp near Damascus on Monday, WAFA, the official Palestinian news agency, reported on Tuesday.

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by VOA News | June 2, 2011

 

MOGADISHU – New clashes in Somalia’s capital have killed at least 17 people, as pro-government troops continue to battle militants for control of a popular commercial site.

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Reuters, By Fredrik Dahl

April 17 2011

TUNIS, April 17 (Reuters) – Hundreds of Libyans fleeing attacks by pro-government forces in a remote and mountainous western region poured across the border into neighbouring Tunisia on Sunday, a resident and refugees said.

The violence in the Western Mountains region, a sparsely-populated area, has received little of the international attention given to attacks on cities on the coast such as Misrata and Ajdabiyah. (more…)

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By Abdi Sheikh

MOGADISHU, Aug 30 (Reuters) – Four Ugandan peacekeepers were killed in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Monday when Islamist rebels fired mortars at the presidential palace, the African Union said. Six civilians were killed in a separate shelling incident between AU troops and fighters of the al Shabaab Islmaist group in the north of the city, ambulance services said. (more…)

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Apr. 13, 2010

(AP) MANILA, Philippines (AP) – Muslim militants disguised as policemen and soldiers detonated bombs and opened fire Tuesday in a series of coordinated attacks in a southern Philippine city, triggering clashes that killed at least 12 people. (more…)

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June 30, 2009

U.S. General Stanley McChrystal recently assumed his position as the commander of both the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) and all the U.S. forces in Afghanistan. In an exclusive interview with RFE/RL’s Radio Free Afghanistan correspondent Hamid Mohmand, he emphasized that protecting Afghan civilians is now at the forefront of the military strategy of the United States and its allies. McChrystal said that the “fight is for the Afghan people, it’s not with the Afghan people.” (more…)

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