War casualties

December 16, 2018 - 10:00 am
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Fighting has erupted between Shiite rebels and forces loyal to Yemen's internationally recognized government near the strategic Red Sea port of Hodeida, leaving at least 12 people dead and 25 others wounded from both sides, officials said on Sunday, just two days ahead of the...
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Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., joined at left by Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., holds a news conference after the Senate passed a resolution he introduced that would pull assistance from the Saudi-led war in Yemen, a measure to rebuke Saudi Arabia after the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
December 14, 2018 - 11:41 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — In back-to-back votes against Saudi Arabia, the Senate delivered an unusual rebuke of President Donald Trump's response to the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and signaled new skepticism from Capitol Hill toward the longtime Middle East ally. Although the resolutions are...
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December 14, 2018 - 10:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A former U.S. Army commando is being charged with murder in a long-simmering case alleging he tracked down and killed a suspected bomb-maker in Afghanistan. Army Lt. Col. Loren Bymer said in a statement Friday that Maj. Mathew Golsteyn is charged with killing the Afghan during his...
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December 14, 2018 - 10:30 am
QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan's military says a roadside bomb targeting security forces has killed six troops and wounded several others in the town of Buleda in Baluchistan province. In a statement Friday, the military says it also killed four "terrorists" after coming under attack during a...
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Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis arrives to give House members a classified security briefing, with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, not shown, on the murder of Jamal Khashoggi and Saudi Arabia's war in Yemen, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
December 13, 2018 - 1:06 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators voted Thursday to recommend that the U.S. end its assistance to Saudi Arabia for the war in Yemen and put the blame for the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi squarely on Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, in a direct challenge to both the longtime Middle East ally...
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In this Nov. 15, 2018 photo, 10-year-old Affaf, who weighs 9,6 kg (21 pounds), sits with her parents at a hospital in Hajjah, Yemen. The U.N. food agency said Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018 it is planning to rapidly scale up food distribution to help another 4 million people in Yemen over the next two months, more than a 50-percent increase in the number reached now, if access can be maintained in the poor, war-stricken country. (Marco Frattini/WFP via AP)
December 07, 2018 - 9:23 am
RIMBO, Sweden (AP) — The United Nations' refugee agency said Friday there were nearly 1,500 civilian casualties in Yemen from August through October, the latest grim tally to emerge from a four-year civil war as opposing parties hold talks in Sweden. The announcement came as Yemen's Iran-backed...
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A wounded man sits on the ground after explosions in central Kabul, Afghanistan, on April 30, 2018, following a coordinated double suicide bombing. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)
December 04, 2018 - 11:26 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The fight in Afghanistan is at a stalemate, and the significant number of Afghan troop deaths in the war is not sustainable, the Marine officer nominated to command U.S. forces in the Middle East told lawmakers on Tuesday. Marine Lt. Gen. Kenneth McKenzie warned the Senate Armed...
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This undated photo provided by the Fort Carson Public Affairs Office shows Sgt. Jason McClary, of Export, Pa. McClary died Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, at the military hospital in Landstuhl, Germany. The Pentagon says that McClary is the fourth soldier to die from wounds suffered last week in a roadside bomb blast in eastern Afghanistan. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack. (Fort Carson Public Affairs Office via AP)
December 03, 2018 - 9:51 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says that a fourth soldier has died from wounds suffered last week in a roadside bomb blast in eastern Afghanistan. Sgt. Jason Mitchell McClary died Sunday at the military hospital in Landstuhl, Germany. He was 24 years old and from Export, Pennsylvania. Three other...
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A U.S. Army carry team moves a transfer case containing the remains of Capt. Andrew P. Ross, Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. According to the Department of Defense, Ross, 29, of Lexington, Va., was killed Nov. 27, 2018, by a roadside bomb in Andar, Ghazni Province, Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
November 30, 2018 - 10:46 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The remains of three service members killed in the deadliest attack against American forces in Afghanistan this year have arrived back in the U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and relatives of the men were at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware to receive the remains. Media...
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November 28, 2018 - 9:59 am
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Shocked by a deadly new series of extremist attacks on soldiers, Nigeria's president on Wednesday backed off past declarations that Boko Haram has been defeated and urged the military to "rise to the challenge" and wipe its fighters "from the surface of the earth." President...
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