Posts Tagged ‘ground fighting’

Reuters, By Alexander Dziadosz

April 20, 2011

BENGHAZI, Libya, April 20 (Reuters) – Libyan rebels would not object to the presence of foreign ground forces to protect a safe haven for civilians, a senior rebel spokesman said on Wednesday. (more…)

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Source: IRIN

NAIROBI – Locals told IRIN fresh fighting between pro-government Ahlu Sunna Waljama’a – a traditional Sufi movement – and Al-Shabab broke out in Galgadud region on 3 June and continued for two days. (more…)

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By Eli Ashkenazi, Haaretz Correspondent, and DPA

A Palestinian family who lost 29 members in Israel’s offensive in Gaza filed a law suit Tuesday against Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and other Israeli leaders, demanding some $200 million in compensation.

The Samouni family, from the southern Gaza City suburb of Zaytoun, filed the suit at the Nazareth District Court against outgoing prime minister Ehud Olmert, Defense Minister Ehud Barak and the Israel Defense Forces Chief of Staff Gabi Ashkenazi. (more…)

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