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  • Obama greets Muslims on Eidul Fitr festival

    Obama greets Muslims on Eidul Fitr festival

    by Lalit J Kha on 28 July, 2014 - 17:19 WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): Greeting Muslims across the globe on the occasion of Eidul Fitr, US President Barack Obama on Sunday said the festival celebrated common values that united humanity and reinforced obligati…
    - 14 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 12:49pm -
  • UNAMA wishes all Afghans Eid Mubarak

    UNAMA wishes all Afghans Eid Mubarak

    by Pajhwok Report on 28 July, 2014 - 17:09 KABUL (Pajhwok): The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has extended its greetings to all Afghans celebrating Eidul Fitr, which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan.  (Read more…
    - 14 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 12:39pm -
  • Hundreds return to drug use in Bamyan

    Hundreds return to drug use in Bamyan

    by Hadi Ghafari on 28 July, 2014 - 16:51 BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): In a tragic development, more than 300 rehabilitated drug addicts have returned to the habit in central Bamyan province, where many addicts refuse to go to rehab centres, an official say…
    - 14 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 12:21pm -
  • Eid brings no joys to fallen ANA soldier’s family
    by Hidayatullah Hamdard on 28 July, 2014 - 16:32 KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): A woman, who lost her husband, an Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier, during clashes in southern Helmand province, says she is passing through the hardest days of her life and sp…
    - 15 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 12:02pm -
  • ARCS provides $3m in annual aid to Mirwais Hospital

    ARCS provides $3m in annual aid to Mirwais Hospital

    by Bashir Ahmad Naadem on 28 July, 2014 - 16:01 KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan Red Crescent Society (ARCS) annually provides $3 million in aid to the Mirwais Hospital in southern Kandahar province, an official says.  (Read more)read more
    - 15 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 11:31am -
  • 71 Pakistani rockets hit 3 Kunar towns

    71 Pakistani rockets hit 3 Kunar towns

    by Khan Wali Salarzai on 28 July, 2014 - 15:31 ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Pakistani forces once again fired up to 71 rockets into three districts of eastern Kunar province, inflicting financial losses on residents, an official said on Monday.  (Read more)…
    - 16 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 11:01am -
  • 1 ANA solider killed, 2 injured in Herat blast

    1 ANA solider killed, 2 injured in Herat blast

    by Storai Karimi on 28 July, 2014 - 15:09 HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): One Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier was killed and two others injured as a result of a roadside bombing in the Adraskan district of western Herat province, an official said on Monday.…
    - 16 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 10:39am -
  • Afghans celebrate Eid amid prayers for peace

    Afghans celebrate Eid amid prayers for peace

    by Khwaja Basir Fitri on 28 July, 2014 - 14:57 KABUL (Pajhwok): Amid tight security and prayers for peace, the Afghans on Monday offered Eidul Fitr prayers across the country without any major incident of violence taking place.  (Read more)read mor…
    - 16 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 10:27am -
  • Afghans want vote audit concluded fast: Karzai

    Afghans want vote audit concluded fast: Karzai

    by Khwaja Basir Fitri on 28 July, 2014 - 14:30 KABUL (Pajhwok): President Hamid Karzai on Monday said the violence Afghanistan witnessed over the last two months was unparalleled during the past 14 years, as he prayed to Allah, the Almighty, to bring…
    - 17 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 10:00am -
  • Eidul Fitr mubarak

    Eidul Fitr mubarak

    by Pajhwok Report on 28 July, 2014 - 09:58 KABUL (Pajhwok): Pajhwok Afghan News congratulates the Afghan nation and Muslim Ummah on the observance of the first day of Eidul Fitr festival, which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan.Pajhwok hope…
    - 21 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 5:28am -

ToloNews

  • Peaceful Eid Kickoff

    Peaceful Eid Kickoff

    Monday marked the first day of Eid ul-Fitr where Afghans across the nation were able to celebrate peacefully while the security forces were diligently working to provide safety for the festivities.Senior Deputy Minister of Interior Affairs, Gen. Mo…
    - 11 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 3:58pm -
  • TOLOnews 6 pm News 28 July 2014

    TOLOnews 6 pm News 28 July 2014

    Top news in this bulletinSpeaking after the Eid ul-Fitr prayers at the Presidential Palace, President Hamid Karzai defended his policies regarding the release of Taliban prisoners.To watch the bulletin, click here:{youtube}EJEC1Wl6mxM{/youtube}Ka…
    - 11 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 3:41pm -
  • Karzai Defends the Release of Taliban Prisoners

    Karzai Defends the Release of Taliban Prisoners

    Speaking after the Eid ul-Fitr prayers at the Presidential Palace, President Hamid Karzai defended his policies regarding the release of Taliban prisoners.Karzai's statements came after recent concerns escalated about the return of freed prisoners…
    - 11 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 3:05pm -
  • Karzai's Taliban Policy Criticized

    Karzai's Taliban Policy Criticized

    Afghan President Hamid Karzai recently ordered that security agencies should avoid using heavy weaponry against the Taliban.The president's order has received harsh criticism from the public as well as a number of civil society organizations. Civil…
    - 12 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 2:30pm -
  • People Want a Final Result: Karzai

    People Want a Final Result: Karzai

    Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Monday—first day of Eid ul-Fitr—at the Presidential Palace said that the Afghan people want a final decision made on the prolonged presidential runoff elections so that the new government can be implemented soon.…
    - 13 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 2:02pm -
  • Obama Tells Israel Gaza Truce Needed as Conflict Rages

    Obama Tells Israel Gaza Truce Needed as Conflict Rages

    US President Barack Obama called for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza, after Israel and Hamas ignored calls for a truce and the raging conflict entered its third week Monday.But after a day of strike and counter-strike, mutual attacks seemed to lull…
    - 16 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 10:47am -
  • ELECTION 2014: Audit Deadlock

    ELECTION 2014: Audit Deadlock

    The audit process stopped on Saturday for a while, considering the past incidents, there are concerns that the stoppage might occur again. If the audit process stops again, what will be the consequences?In this episode of Election 2014, host Omid F…
    - 16 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 10:34am -
  • FARAKHABAR: 27 July 2014

    FARAKHABAR: 27 July 2014

    Killers of 16 civilians in Ghor province were Taliban released by Government from prisons.Officials in Ghor province have said that the Taliban commanders were in custody for terrorist activities, but after their release, these commanders have forme…
    - 21 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 5:10am -
  • TAKANI: Impact of Deadlock During Audit

    TAKANI: Impact of Deadlock During Audit

    These deadlocks which are becoming tiring for people are sometime merely excuses, which have been dragging the process. What are the problems in the process, campaigns or institutions, and what is the solution to it?- Abdul Jabar Shulgari Abdullah A…
    - 22 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 4:35am -
  • TOLOnews 6 pm News 27 July 2014

    TOLOnews 6 pm News 27 July 2014

    As the holy month of Ramadan comes to an end, Kabul residents take to the streets and shop in preparation for Eid in spite of security concerns.{youtube}S0XcYi-D99U{/youtube}The locals have asked security forces that during the celebration of Eid th…
    - 1 day ago, 27 Jul 14, 3:58pm -

Khama Press

  • SIGAR criticizes excessive supply of weapons to Afghan forces

    SIGAR criticizes excessive supply of weapons to Afghan forces

    The US Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) has criticized the US Department of Defense (DoD) for excessive supply of weapons to Afghan national security forces. According to the latest report released by SIGAR on Monday,…
    - 11 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 3:10pm -
  • Children among 3 killed over ‘Blasphemous’ Facebook post in Pakistan

    Children among 3 killed over ‘Blasphemous’ Facebook post in Pakistan

    At least three people were killed after a mob attacked the houses of a minority religious sect in Pakistan on Sunday. According to the police officials, a grandmother and her two grandchildren were among those killed following the attack. The angry m…
    - 14 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 12:52pm -
  • Karzai calls on Taliban to renounce violence and join peace

    Karzai calls on Taliban to renounce violence and join peace

    Afghan President Hamid Karzai has once again called on Taliban militants to renounce violence and join peace process. President Karzai was speaking after attending the Eid al-Fitr prayers in ARG Presidential Palace. He urged the Taliban group leaders…
    - 17 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 9:21am -
  • Afghanistan celebrates Eid al-Fitr as Ramadan ends

    Afghanistan celebrates Eid al-Fitr as Ramadan ends

    Huge crowds gathered at mosques in capital Kabul and other provinces for morning prayers as the festival of Eid al-Fitr began. The Supreme Court of Afghanistan announced last night that Monday the first day of Eid al-Fitr, after the sighting of Shaww…
    - 18 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 8:20am -
  • Suicide bomber arrested with 1 ton of explosives in Paktika

    Suicide bomber arrested with 1 ton of explosives in Paktika

    The Afghan intelligence – National Directorate of Security (NDS) announced Sunday that a deadly blast foiled in eastern Paktika province of Afghanistan. NDS officials said a suicide bomber was arrested along with a vehicle containing one ton of exp…
    - 2 days ago, 27 Jul 14, 11:57am -
  • District police chief killed in Taliban attack in Kandahar

    District police chief killed in Taliban attack in Kandahar

    District police chief for Registan was killed following Taliban militants attack in southern Kandahar province. According to local government officials, at least five security guards of Registan district police chief were also killed during the clash…
    - 2 days ago, 27 Jul 14, 9:53am -
  • Suicide bombers launch attack on Kandahar police chief’s guesthouse

    Suicide bombers launch attack on Kandahar police chief’s guesthouse

    A group of suicide bombers launched attack on Kandahar police chief Gen. Abdul Raziq’s guesthouse early Sunday. According to local government officials, the suicide bombers had taken position inside a school building located near Gen. Raziq’s gu…
    - 2 days ago, 27 Jul 14, 5:20am -
  • Explosion in Helmand leaves 4 civilians dead

    Explosion in Helmand leaves 4 civilians dead

    At least four civilians were killed following an explosion in southern Helmand province of Afghanistan. According to local government officials, the incident took place late Saturday in Marjah district, leaving four civilians dead and four others inj…
    - 2 days ago, 27 Jul 14, 4:06am -
  • ISAF and UNAMA condemns Taliban execution of civilians in Ghor

    ISAF and UNAMA condemns Taliban execution of civilians in Ghor

    The International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) and United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) condemned the execution of civilians in Ghor province of Afghanistan. “ISAF strongly condemns the killing of 15 innocent Afghan civilian…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jul 14, 5:01pm -
  • Afghanistan vote audit suspended until fourth day of Eid

    Afghanistan vote audit suspended until fourth day of Eid

    The Independent Election Commission of Afghanistan (IEC) said Saturday that the audit process of presidential vote has been suspended until after Eid ceremony. IEC Chief, Ahmad Yousuf Nuristnai told reporters that the audit process has been temporar…
    - 3 days ago, 26 Jul 14, 12:22pm -

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  • Radio programme a beacon of hope for Afghans searching for lost relatives
    In Search of the Missing tries to track down some of the 1 million people who have disappeared during three decades of warThe men and women have little in common, except they all seem to have vanished into thin air. Some disappeared in the middle of…
    - 4 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 9:29am -
  • Finnish aid workers shot dead in Afghanistan
    Two women from Christian organisation murdered as they took taxi in Herat, after separate attack in northern town kills sixTwo Finnish aid workers were shot dead in the centre of Herat, western Afghanistan, on Thursday hours after a marketplace bomb…
    - 4 days ago, 24 Jul 14, 2:40pm -
  • Afghan presidential vote audit halted over which ballots to throw out
    Deal to resolve political crisis in jeopardy after election workers walk out just days after large-scale audit of disputed poll beginsAfghanistan's tenuous deal to resolve its presidential election crisis fell into jeopardy over the weekend when an a…
    - 8 days ago, 20 Jul 14, 4:54pm -
  • Afghanistan accuses Pakistan of letting Haqqani militants escape crackdown
    Intelligence official says 'safe havens' were set up for members of Taliban-linked Afghan network behind Tuesday's bazaar bombingAfghan officials have accused Pakistan of letting Afghan militants escape a complex crackdown on insurgent hideouts, afte…
    - 11 days ago, 17 Jul 14, 2:39pm -
  • Jihad, justice and the American way: is this a model for fair terrorism trials? | Sadhbh Walshe
    The government stokes fear and fails to understand the Muslim world. But inside at least one courtroom remains an unusual precedent: context can be served Plus: Briton Babar Ahmad gets 12 years for aiding TalibanSitting and waiting in US District Cou…
    - 12 days ago, 17 Jul 14, 2:19pm -
  • Afghan vote audit begins but failure risks losing US support
    Collapse of election process could bring an abrupt end to US financial and military support if one of two rival candidates steps away from dealAfghanistan has staved off a slide into violence with an unprecedented deal to recount every single vote ca…
    - 12 days ago, 17 Jul 14, 10:35am -
  • Kabul airport comes under rocket fire
    Afghan troops surround suicide squad who carried out bombardment from neighbouring buildingsA squad of suicide attackers took over a half-finished building just outside the perimeter of Kabul airport to shower rockets and gunfire on the compound in a…
    - 12 days ago, 17 Jul 14, 3:16am -
  • Briton Babar Ahmad given 12-year US prison term for aiding Taliban
    Ahmad, who could be freed in a year because of time served, pleaded guilty to providing material support to theTalibanBabar Ahmad, the British citizen who was extradited to the US two years ago, has been sentenced to more than 12 years in prison fo…
    - 12 days ago, 16 Jul 14, 8:02pm -
  • Afghan life in wartime: Bolan Market by Mark Neville video
    Mark Neville spent two months as a war artist with British troops in Afghanistan in 2011. In this silent, slow-motion film, he documents Afghans going about their daily life in Lashkar Gah's Bolan market, Helmand. Filmed from a Husky vehicle of the 2…
    - 13 days ago, 16 Jul 14, 2:27pm -
  • Bullets at dawn: how I survived two months in Afghanistan in pictures
    Waking to gunfire, nearly being blown up on patrol and stumbling across Afghan children who looked like phantoms ... when British photographer and film-maker Mark Neville spent two months with 16 Air Assault Brigade in Helmand province as an officia…
    - 13 days ago, 16 Jul 14, 2:26pm -

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    WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has passed a bill to toughen sanctions against North Korea and restrict its access to hard currency. The bill would empower President Barack Obama to target foreign banks that facilitate the North Korean government's dev…
    - 32 mins ago, 29 Jul 14, 2:03am -
  • newTop Asian News at 1:30 a.m. GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has passed a bill to toughen sanctions against North Korea and restrict its access to hard currency. The bill would empower President Barack Obama to target foreign banks that facilitate the North Korean government's dev…
    - 1 hour ago, 29 Jul 14, 1:33am -
  • newTop Asian News at 1:00 a.m. GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has passed a bill to toughen sanctions against North Korea and restrict its access to hard currency. The bill would empower President Barack Obama to target foreign banks that facilitate the North Korean government's dev…
    - 2 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 1:03am -
  • newTop Asian News at 12:30 a.m. GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has passed a bill to toughen sanctions against North Korea and restrict its access to hard currency. The bill would empower President Barack Obama to target foreign banks that facilitate the North Korean government's dev…
    - 2 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 12:33am -
  • newTop Asian News at 12:00 a.m. GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has passed a bill to toughen sanctions against North Korea and restrict its access to hard currency. The bill would empower President Barack Obama to target foreign banks that facilitate the North Korean government's dev…
    - 3 hours ago, 29 Jul 14, 12:03am -
  • newTop Asian News at 11:30 p.m. GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has passed a bill to toughen sanctions against North Korea and restrict its access to hard currency. The bill would empower President Barack Obama to target foreign banks that facilitate the North Korean government's dev…
    - 3 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 11:33pm -
  • newTop Asian News at 11:00 p.m. GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has passed a bill to toughen sanctions against North Korea and restrict its access to hard currency. The bill would empower President Barack Obama to target foreign banks that facilitate the North Korean government's dev…
    - 4 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 11:03pm -
  • Top Asian News at 10:30 p.m. GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has passed a bill to toughen sanctions against North Korea and restrict its access to hard currency. The bill would empower President Barack Obama to target foreign banks that facilitate the North Korean government's dev…
    - 4 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 10:33pm -
  • Top Asian News at 10:00 p.m. GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has passed a bill to toughen sanctions against North Korea and restrict its access to hard currency. The bill would empower President Barack Obama to target foreign banks that facilitate the North Korean government's dev…
    - 5 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 10:03pm -
  • Top Asian News at 9:30 p.m. GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has passed a bill to toughen sanctions against North Korea and restrict its access to hard currency. The bill would empower President Barack Obama to target foreign banks that facilitate the North Korean government's dev…
    - 5 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 9:33pm -

DAWN News

  • Two Taliban leaders killed in east Afghanistan: Nato

    Two Taliban leaders killed in east Afghanistan: Nato

    KABUL: Nato said its air strikes have killed two key local Taliban leaders in eastern Afghanistan.The international military alliance said in a statement issued on Monday that its forces killed the Taliban shadow administrator for Nangarhar province…
    - 24 Jan 11, 5:45am -
  • Ten militants killed in eastern Afghanistan

    Ten militants killed in eastern Afghanistan

    KABUL: Three suicide attackers detonated their explosives vests during a gunbattle with Afghan and coalition forces that left 10 militants and one civilian dead in Khost province of eastern Afghanistan.Provincial police chief Abdul Hakim Ishaqzia s…
    - 22 Jan 11, 11:10am -
  • Two Nato service members killed in Afghan attacks

    Two Nato service members killed in Afghan attacks

    KABUL: Nato on Thursday said two of its service members died in insurgent attacks in Afghanistan.It said one service member was killed Thursday in the north, while another was killed Wednesday in the south. It did not identify their …
    - 20 Jan 11, 5:25am -
  • Afghan underworld shows challenges for stability

    Afghan underworld shows challenges for stability

    MAHUMUD-E-RAQI, Afghanistan: The calls were threatening and they just wouldn’t stop. The extortion demand was several hundred thousands of dollars.“Or else,” said the caller.Fearful, the civil engineer started to pay. But it was never enough…
    - 18 Jan 11, 5:09am -
  • Several injured in Jalalabad explosion

    Several injured in Jalalabad explosion

    KABUL: Several people were injured in an explosion outside a music cassette shop in eastern Afghanistan, Afghan police said.General Aminullah Amirkhil, who directs the Afghan border police in four eastern provinces, said the explosion occurred Thur…
    - 13 Jan 11, 6:43am -
  • Suicide blast kills two in Kabul

    Suicide blast kills two in Kabul

    KABUL: A suicide bomber on a motorbike killed at least two Afghan security personnel and wounded four in an attack near the country’s parliament in Kabul on Wednesday, an Afghan government official said. The attack in the Afghan capital targeted…
    - 12 Jan 11, 5:01am -
  • Suicide car bombing kills three Afghan border police

    Suicide car bombing kills three Afghan border police

    KABUL: A suicide car bombing against a border police vehicle in troubled southern Afghanistan killed three border police guards, local authorities said.Monday’s attack was the second suicide bombing in four days against border police in the area…
    - 10 Jan 11, 7:24am -
  • Bomb blast kills policeman in Kabul

    Bomb blast kills policeman in Kabul

    KABUL: A bomb placed in a bag exploded on a road in downtown Kabul on Tuesday, killing a policeman and wounding two civilians, authorities said, in a relatively rare attack in the Afghan capital. There have been few attacks in …
    - 4 Jan 11, 5:23am -
  • US Senator proposes permanent bases in Afghanistan

    US Senator proposes permanent bases in Afghanistan

    WASHINGTON: A leading Republican lawmaker on US military policy said he wanted American officials to consider establishing permanent military bases in Afghanistan.Senator Lindsay Graham of South Carolina said that having a few US air bases in Afgha…
    - 3 Jan 11, 5:46am -
  • Grenade attack in Kandahar kills child

    Grenade attack in Kandahar kills child

    KABUL: Insurgents threw hand grenades into two houses in the province of Kandahar, killing a child in one and wounding six people — including a woman and a child — in the other, a local official in southern Afghanistan said.…
    - 31 Dec 10, 8:59am -

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  • Netanyahu warns Israel to prepare for long Gaza conflict, as at least 10 more are killed

    Netanyahu warns Israel to prepare for long Gaza conflict, as at least 10 more are killed

    JERUSALEM - Israel will press its air and ground offensive in the Gaza Strip, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday, preparing his country for a longer and bloodier campaign and dashing hopes that the three-week-old conflict would end soon. R…
    - 6 hours ago, 28 Jul 14, 8:55pm -
  • Israel and Hamas agree to a 12-hour cease-fire

    Israel and Hamas agree to a 12-hour cease-fire

    JERUSALEM —Large Palestinian protests against Israel’s assault on the Gaza Strip spread across the West Bank on Friday, as U.S.-led talks to secure a lasting truce sputtered while Gaza residents awaited a possible lull in fighting. Read full arti…
    - 3 days ago, 26 Jul 14, 1:48am -
  • Afghan gunmen kill 14 Shiite travelers on road from Kabul

    Afghan gunmen kill 14 Shiite travelers on road from Kabul

    KABUL — Suspected militants patrolling a road in western Afghanistan shot and killed 14 Shiite Muslim travelers Friday in a rare sectarian attack that Afghans fear is part of an increasing pattern of insurgent assaults on ethnic and religious minor…
    - 4 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 2:30pm -
  • At least 16 killed in attack on Gaza school, sparking massive protests in West Bank

    At least 16 killed in attack on Gaza school, sparking massive protests in West Bank

    GAZA CITY — It was one of the worst scenes so far in a war that has put civilians in the cross hairs. An elementary school packed with hundreds of Palestinian evacuees seeking shelter under U.N. protection came under heavy fire Thursday, leaving 16…
    - 4 days ago, 24 Jul 14, 11:55pm -
  • Kerry meets with Netanyahu amid Israeli anger over ban on U.S. flights

    Kerry meets with Netanyahu amid Israeli anger over ban on U.S. flights

    JERUSALEM — The United States on Wednesday put the most direct pressure yet on its ally Israel to cut short its military campaign against Hamas in Gaza, but Secretary of State John F. Kerry did not get a deal from Israel or the Palestinians to stop…
    - 5 days ago, 24 Jul 14, 4:28am -
  • Missing Israeli soldier, canceled flights could shift dynamic of Gaza conflict

    Missing Israeli soldier, canceled flights could shift dynamic of Gaza conflict

    JERUSALEM — A missing Israeli soldier and the cancellation of international flights to and from Israel on Tuesday could bolster Hamas, potentially shifting the dynamics of diplomatic efforts to bring about a cease-fire in the two-week-old Gaza Stri…
    - 6 days ago, 23 Jul 14, 12:57am -
  • Hamas, Israel signal unwillingness to compromise

    Hamas, Israel signal unwillingness to compromise

    GAZA CITY — The Islamist militant organization Hamas said Monday that it would not agree to a cease-fire with Israel until its demands were met, as Israel warned that its incursion into the Gaza Strip could continue for days or even weeks. Read ful…
    - 7 days ago, 22 Jul 14, 4:50am -
  • Israel concentrates incursion along Gaza borders as Netanyahu warns of ‘expansion’

    Israel concentrates incursion along Gaza borders as Netanyahu warns of ‘expansion’

    JERUSALEM — Israeli soldiers and tanks fanned out along Gaza’s borders Friday seeking out Hamas tunnel networks while pounding residential buildings with artillery and clashing with militants, as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned of a poss…
    - 10 days ago, 18 Jul 14, 10:54pm -
  • Israel launches ground invasion of Gaza

    Israel launches ground invasion of Gaza

    GAZA CITY — Israeli forces backed by artillery barrages and airstrikes launched a major ground offensive into Gaza late Thursday, marking a dramatic escalation of the 10-day-old conflict with the Palestinian militant group Hamas. Read full article…
    - 11 days ago, 18 Jul 14, 12:52am -
  • Taliban attacks Kabul airport as presidential election recount begins

    Taliban attacks Kabul airport as presidential election recount begins

    KABUL — Afghan election officials on Thursday began a nationwide recount of ballots casts in last month’s disputed presidential runoff vote, just hours after Taliban insurgents staged a predawn attack on Kabul International Airport. Read full art…
    - 11 days ago, 17 Jul 14, 3:39pm -