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LeJ claims Quetta bomb

A bomb claimed by a Sunni Muslim militant group ripped through a fruit market in the Pakistani city of Quetta on April 12 .Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, a Sunni militant group known to target the Hazara community, said it carried out the bombing. … Continue reading

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U.S. in Yemen:“limited non-combat support, such as intelligence sharing”

Twelve Green Berets were deployed to the border in December 2017 “helping locate and destroy” training sites and missiles of the Houthis. The operation includes “limited non-combat support, such as intelligence sharing,” according to Major Adrian Rankine-Galloway. There are also … Continue reading

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U.S. troops, DoD civilians in Mid East

The Pentagon is employing 5,508 contractors in Iraq and Syria — 2,869 of whom are U.S. citizens, 760 of whom are locals and 109 are third country nationals — according to a quarterly report released in April.   In January, there … Continue reading

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Kuwait: after riot, Interior Minister replaced

KUWAIT More than 1,000 “stateless” Arabs demonstrated in the city of Jahra demanding citizenship, with dozens of people arrested by the police, according to witnesses. The demonstration was broken up by security forces using smoke bombs and water cannons. Kuwait … Continue reading

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