War_Conflict - Bio, News, Photos - Washington Times
Skip to content

War_Conflict

Latest Stories

20120227-200424-pic-303222791.jpg

20120227-200424-pic-303222791.jpg

Kenyan soldiers have turned their image from inexperienced invaders into a pivotal presence in the fight against al-Shabab terrorists in Somalia. The combined forces of Kenyan and African Union troops have taken control of 80 percent of the Gedo region. (Associated Press)

20120227-200424-pic-889383810.jpg

20120227-200424-pic-889383810.jpg

A Somali villager talks to Kenyan soldiers, who crossed the border after abductions and grenade attacks inside Kenya were linked to the al Qaeda-linked al-Shabab in Somalia. (Associated Press)

20120227-200424-pic-573788793.jpg

20120227-200424-pic-573788793.jpg

On adjoining screens, Maj. Gen. Fred Mugisha (right), the commander of African Union forces in Somalia, speaks on a video teleconference from Mogadishu with Col. Cyrus Oguna of the Kenyan military in Nairobi. (Associated Press)

20120227-200424-pic-255788269.jpg

20120227-200424-pic-255788269.jpg

A Somali schoolgirl watches the arrival of Kenyan soldiers and media in the town of Dhobley, currently under the control of Kenyan military and Somali government forces. Stabilization will be an even bigger task than chasing out militants, officials say. (Associated Press)

20120227-173605-pic-16335392.jpg

20120227-173605-pic-16335392.jpg

Pakistani protesters burn representations of U.S. flags in Lahore on Monday to condemn the reported burning of Korans in Afghanistan by U.S. troops. Afghan President Hamid Karzai has urged calm, calling on his countrymen not to allow insurgents to capitalize on their indignation to spark violence.

20120227-173605-pic-205936420.jpg

20120227-173605-pic-205936420.jpg

Afghan soldiers are on alert at the scene of a suicide attack at the gate of an airport in Jalalabad in Nangarhar province, which is east of Kabul, on Monday. Nine people were killed in the attack that insurgents said was revenge for U.S. troops burning Korans. (Associated Press)

ADDITION Iraq Last Mi_Lea.jpg

ADDITION Iraq Last Mi_Lea.jpg

U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ahmed Kousay al-Taie, who was kidnapped in Baghdad in October 2006, is pictured with his wife, Israa Abdul-Satar. (AP Photo/Family Photo)

Afghanistan_Lea.jpg

Afghanistan_Lea.jpg

Afghan soldiers secure the scene of a suicide attack at the gate of an airport in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, on Monday, Feb. 27, 2012. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

20120226-205858-pic-339111717.jpg

20120226-205858-pic-339111717.jpg

Policemen stand in front of Egyptian employees of several pro-democracy groups charged with using foreign funds to foment unrest during their trial in Cairo on Sunday. (Associated Press)

20120226-205555-pic-126353982.jpg

20120226-205555-pic-126353982.jpg

Afghans burn tires in Muhammad Agha in Logar province, which is south of Kabul, on Saturday during an anti-U.S. demonstration over burning of Korans at a U.S. military base. Despite a week of attacks and violent protests, there are no plans to accelerate withdrawal from the country. (Associated Press)

20120226-172757-pic-493324171.jpg

20120226-172757-pic-493324171.jpg

Poland wants the U.S. Holocaust Museum in Washington to return a section of barrack that was part of the barrack at the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum in Oswiecim (above). The half in Washington has been on loan for more than 20 years. (Associated Press)

Colombia Protest_Lea.jpg

Colombia Protest_Lea.jpg

Police officers in Bogota, Columbia, on Thursday Feb. 23, 2012, hold photographs of fellow officers who were kidnapped by rebels of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC). (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)

Afghanistan_Lea(1).jpg

Afghanistan_Lea(1).jpg

An Afghan policeman calms down a protester in Kunduz, Afghanistan, on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012, during an anti-U.S. demonstration prompted by the burning of Korans and other religious materials by U.S. forces at the Bagram Airfield earlier in the week. (AP Photo/Ezatullah Pamir)

AFGHANISTAN.jpg

AFGHANISTAN.jpg

Afghan policemen run toward an anti-U.S. demonstration in Mehterlam, Laghman province east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012. Protesters threw rocks at police, government buildings and a U.N. office in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday, kicking off a fifth day of riots sparked by the burning of Korans at a U.S. base, officials said. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

KABUL.jpg

KABUL.jpg

Afghan soldiers watch the protestors from the window of a guard tower during an anti-U.S. demonstration in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, Feb. 24, 2012. Thousands of Afghans staged new demonstrations Friday over the burning of Korans at a U.S. military base in Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Ahmad Jamshid)

Mideast Israel Palest_Live.jpg

Mideast Israel Palest_Live.jpg

Palestinian supporters of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine wave their party's red flags during a Feb. 23, 2012, rally in Gaza City celebrating 43 years since its founding. (Associated Press)

Orlando Shoe Disturba_Live.jpg

Orlando Shoe Disturba_Live.jpg

Police hold back crowds near the Florida Mall in Orlando, Fla., late Feb. 23, 2012, after more than 100 sheriff's deputies in riot gear broke up an out-of-control crowd waiting to buy a new Nike basketball shoe at one of the stores. (Associated Press)

Afghanistan_Live.jpg

Afghanistan_Live.jpg

Afghans walk past tires that were burnt by protesters during an anti-U.S. demonstration in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Feb. 22, 2012. (Associated Press)

20120223-213204-pic-286591896.jpg

20120223-213204-pic-286591896.jpg

British Prime Minister David Cameron listens Thursday as Prime Minister of the Transitional Federal Government of Somalia Abdiweli Mohamed Ali speaks at a press conference in London. A one-day conference on Somalia was attended by representatives of 40 governments to discuss terrorism, famine and security issues involving Somalia. (Associated Press)

20120223-183826-pic-711299695.jpg

20120223-183826-pic-711299695.jpg

People look over the wreck of a car after an explosion. Apparently coordinated bombings and shootings unfolded Thursday in Baghdad and 11 other cities in Iraq. The violence killed at least 55 people. (Associated Press)