Posts Tagged Middle East

A Deadly Anniversary in Pakistan

 A Deadly Anniversary in Pakistan

At least 18 people are feared dead in an explosion that rocked the Pakistani capital of Islamabad Sunday. The target appears to have been policemen who had been deployed to guard a ceremony and conference marking the first anniversary of a government raid on an extremist mosque and seminary complex.
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Suicide Bomber Kills 40 in Afghan Capital

Afghan Capital

KABUL, Afghanistan — – In a massive explosion Monday that reverberated around the city, a suicide bomber killed at least 40 people and injured 140 close to the Indian Embassy in the Afghan capital, the Interior Ministry said. The dead included six Afghan policemen.
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U.S. Arms Dealer Tests Legal Bounds in Middle East Arms Bazaar

U.S. Arms Dealer Tests Legal Bounds in Middle East Arms Bazaar

Former congressman Curt Weldon is helping broker deals between Russian and Ukranian weapons suppliers and the Iraqi and Libyan governments as part of his new job with a private American defense consulting firm, Wired.com has learned.
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