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Israel steps up Gaza offensive, kills senior Hamas figures

May. 12, 2021 22:10 PM EDT

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel on Wednesday pressed ahead with a fierce military offensive in the Gaza Strip, killing as many as 10 senior Hamas military figures and toppling a pair of high-rise towers housing Hamas facilities in airstrikes. The Islamic militant group showed no signs...

UK apologizes for deaths of 10 civilians during 'Troubles'

May. 12, 2021 15:42 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson apologized Wednesday for the deaths of 10 civilians during military operations half a century ago in west Belfast, a day after a coroner’s court determined that they were innocent victims. Johnson told the first minister...

Israeli army says soldier was killed in missile attack, first military death in 3 days of fighting with Hamas

May. 12, 2021 11:02 AM EDT
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli army says soldier was killed in missile attack, first military death in 3 days of fighting with Hamas.

Judge rules victims in 1971 Belfast shooting were innocent

May. 11, 2021 14:45 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A coroner in Northern Ireland ruled Tuesday that 10 civilians killed during military operations in west Belfast half a century ago were innocent victims, clearing them of suggestions that they were shot for attacking British soldiers. Family members, who...

Turkish soldier killed, 4 hurt in attack in Syria

May. 11, 2021 04:56 AM EDT

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A rocket attack on a Turkish military supply convoy in Syria’s northwestern Idlib province has killed one soldier and wounded four others, Turkey’s Defense Ministry said Tuesday. Turkish forces retaliated to the attack by firing on targets they...

Ukraine's leader marks end of WWII in village near Russia

May. 08, 2021 12:46 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s president marked the anniversary of World War II's end in Europe by visiting a village along the Russian border, where tensions had escalated during a recent Russian military buildup. President Volodymyr Zelenskyy visited the village of...

Drone attack on Iraqi base hosting US troops; no casualties

May. 08, 2021 03:52 AM EDT

BAGHDAD (AP) — In mid-April, A drone strike early on Saturday targeted a military base in Iraq that hosts U.S. troops, causing only minor damage and no casualties, Iraq's military and the U.S.-led coalition said. The pore-dawn attack damaged a hangar, tweeted coalition...

Ukraine says 2 soldiers killed in east amid Russia tensions

May. 07, 2021 14:24 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The Ukrainian military said Friday two soldiers were killed and another was wounded under fire from Russia-backed separatist rebels in the country's east, where hostilities have increased sharply in recent months. According to Ukraine's military, 36...

Pakistani army: 7 troops killed in militant attack, shootout

May. 05, 2021 13:24 PM EDT

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A group of militants in Afghanistan fired across the border at troops in southwestern Pakistan on Wednesday, killing at least four soldiers before fleeing, the military said. Three other troops were killed in a shootout with militants in the country's northwest. ...

Mother searches for son believed killed by Colombia soldiers

May. 04, 2021 10:34 AM EDT

BUCARAMANGA, Colombia (AP) — Doris Tejada last heard from her son on New Year’s Eve 2007. Óscar Alexander had left her home in central Colombia to travel to a city on the border with Venezuela to earn money selling clothes to help his family after losing his job as a surveyor’s...