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US drone strike kills seven in Pakistan's tribal region

Friday, April 28, 2017

At least seven people have lost their lives when a US unmanned aerial vehicle carried out a strike in northwestern Pakistan, security sources say.

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Afghan Taliban declare start of ‘spring offensive’

Friday, April 28, 2017

The Taliban militant group in Afghanistan has announced the start of its so-called spring offensive, a heightened campaign of bombings, ambush attacks, and other raids that begins as weather conditions improve.

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Two Saudi soldiers killed near Yemen border

Friday, April 28, 2017

At least two Saudi troopers have been killed when Yemeni army soldiers, backed by fighters from allied Popular Committees, launched surprise attacks against them in response to Riyadh’s deadly airstrikes on the conflict-stricken country.

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Two US troops killed fighting IS in Afghanistan

Friday, April 28, 2017

Two US troops were killed and one was wounded while fighting the militant Islamic State group in Afghanistan, the US military said Thursday, near where Washington this month dropped the “Mother of All Bombs”. US Forces-Afghanistan said the troops “came under attack during a raid against insurgents in Nangarhar province” late Wednesday.

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Palestinian begin mass hunger strike in support of prisoners

Friday, April 28, 2017

Members of the Palestinian resistance movement Islamic Jihad in the besieged Gaza Strip have gone on a mass hunger strike to show support for Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails who have been refusing to eat for nearly two weeks.

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Israel bombs arms depot near Damascus, intercepts `target` from Syria

Friday, April 28, 2017

An apparent Israeli missile attack on a Syrian military installation near Damascus International Airport shook the capital early on Thursday morning and raised tensions between the two hostile neighbours.

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