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Israeli air strike kills 3 Hamas commanders in Gaza

Israel has killed three senior Hamas commanders in the Gaza Strip in an air strike on Thursday and said it would continue to target the group's armed leadership after a ceasefire failed. Hamas, which dominates Gaza, named the

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Hezbollah blames Israel for commander killing

Lebanon's Shi'ite militant Hezbollah group said on Wednesday one of its commanders was killed outside his Beirut home in an overnight attack it blamed on Israel. Israel denied any role in the killing of Hassan al-Laqqis, w

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Iran vows revenge over top commander killing

Iran will soon exact revenge on Israel for the recent killing of a Revolutionary Guards commander in Syria, an aide to Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was quoted on Saturday as saying. Iran said that an Iranian milit

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Nato nabs top Haqqani commander in Afghanistan

Nato-led forces said on Saturday that they had captured the senior commander for the Haqqani network in Afghanistan, Haji Mali Khan, during an operation in eastern Paktia province earlier in the week. Khan is 'the uncle of Siraj and Ba

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Obama fires US Afghan commander

President Barack Obama fired his top Afghanistan commander on Wednesday over inflammatory comments that enraged the White House, and vowed not to let the military shake-up undermine the US war effort. In an extraordinary turn of events, Ob

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US commander in Afghanistan gets more authority

US General David Petraeus said he had expanded the authority of the top commander in Afghanistan, General Stanley McChrystal, to give him operational control over nearly all American forces in the country. Officials in Washington said the

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Top US Mideast commander quits

The top US commander for the Iraq and Afghanistan wars said he would quit after a magazine reported he was pushing President George W Bush to avoid war with Iran. Adm William 'Fox' Fallon, head of the US Central Command headquarters respon

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Top US Mideast commander quits

The top US commander for the Iraq and Afghanistan wars said he would quit after a magazine reported he was pushing President George W Bush to avoid war with Iran. Adm William 'Fox' Fallon, head of the US Central Command headquarters respon

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Top Islamic Jihad leader killed in Gaza blast

Eight people were killed, including a commander of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad movement, and some 40 were wounded when an explosion destroyed a house in the Gaza Strip late on Friday, a group spokesman and local medics said. The Israeli

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Hezbollah ready for open war with Israel

Hezbollah's chief Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said on Thursday the group was ready for 'open war' with Israel if the Jewish state wanted it after a top commander in Syria was killed. 'Zionists, if you want this type of open war then let the wh

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