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

War_Conflict

Latest Stories

20100217-175004-pic-783669935.jpg

20100217-175004-pic-783669935.jpg

**FILE** A Somali Islamist militant patrols the streets of Mogadishu. Al-Shabab Islamic insurgents, with links to al Qaeda, last year looted two United Nations compounds in southern Somalia. The Somali capital sees almost daily attacks aimed at disrupting the weak government. (Associated Press)

afghan099.JPG

afghan099.JPG

** FILE ** A U.S. Army Black Hawk helicopter with the Charlie Company, Task Force Talon, takes off at a forward operating base south of Marjah, in Helmand province, southern Afghanistan, Friday Feb. 12, 2010. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

PANAMA_009.JPG

PANAMA_009.JPG

** FILE ** Secretary of State James Baker speaks at a State Department press conference concerning U.S. troop movements in Panama, Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 20, 1989. (AP Photo/Doug Mills)

20100103-180649-pic-663648385.jpg

20100103-180649-pic-663648385.jpg

** FILE ** The Obama administration has called Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab's failed plan to blow up a Dec. 25 flight "an attempted act of terrorism." (AP Photo)

20091228-224121-pic-358503250.jpg

20091228-224121-pic-358503250.jpg

** FILE ** Passengers at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport prepare to go through security in December 2009.

20091224-213936-pic-796244147.jpg

20091224-213936-pic-796244147.jpg

** FILE ** Ezekiel Lol Gatkuoth, South Sudan's ambassador in Washington (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

20091212-183442-pic-325572364.jpg

20091212-183442-pic-325572364.jpg

ASSOCIATED PRESS PUSHING PEACE: Rep. Dennis J. Kucinich, Ohio Democrat, joined peace activists in an antiwar rally near the White House.

20091202-185628-pic-152808810.jpg

20091202-185628-pic-152808810.jpg

Members of the al-Shabaab terrorist militia undergo training at a camp outside Mogadishu, Somalia, on Nov. 4, 2009. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

20091202-201846-pic-531872257.jpg

20091202-201846-pic-531872257.jpg

Hezbollah leader Sheik Hassan Nasrallah says via video link Monday that "armed struggle" was the only way to regain Arab lands from Israel. (Associated Press)

20091201-194202-pic-11687779.jpg

20091201-194202-pic-11687779.jpg

ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOTOGRAPHS Thousands of tents housing Muslim pilgrims (above) are crowded together in Mina near Mecca, Saudi Arabia, on Friday, when the last stage of the annual hajj pilgrimage, the symbolic stoning of the devil, began.

20091126-183127-pic-118266487.jpg

20091126-183127-pic-118266487.jpg

** FILE ** Iranian clerics, who are members of the Basij militia affiliated with the Revolutionary Guard, gather during a 2009 ceremony commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Basij foundation. (Associated Press)

20091125-183854-pic-954837067.jpg

20091125-183854-pic-954837067.jpg

** FILE ** Gen. Peter W. Chiarelli, who now is retired, was an Army vice chief of staff. (Associated Press)

20091119-214956-pic-689277536.jpg

20091119-214956-pic-689277536.jpg

Five-year-old footage of Mullah Mohammed Omar (center) rallying his Taliban troops in Kandahar, Afghanistan, was found in the BBC's vaults and aired in 2009. (Associated Press/BBC TV) ** FILE **

20091115-233217-pic-764595838.jpg

20091115-233217-pic-764595838.jpg

Hip-hop singer Emmanuel Jal survived war and hunger in Sudan after being saved by the late British aid worker Emma McCune. Today, he is fasting to raise funds for a school in Sudan dedicated to his rescuer's memory. (Associated Press)

20091111-203730-pic-583056384.jpg

20091111-203730-pic-583056384.jpg

ASSOCIATED PRESS CNN headquarters in Atlanta

VETS_05.JPG

VETS_05.JPG

** FILE ** Junior Girl Scouts from Troop 1739 in Crofton, Md., help gather bags of treats to give out to the troops returning home from war at BWI Airport. (Rod Lamkey Jr/The Washington Times)

20091105-220316-pic-774048616.jpg

20091105-220316-pic-774048616.jpg

** FILE ** former New York City Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik. (Associated Press)

20091105-194022-pic-805485637.jpg

20091105-194022-pic-805485637.jpg

Former child soldiers, who were forced by militant Tamil Tigers to fight government forces, attend a lesson at a rehabilitation center in Sri Lanka. The government wants to ensure that the youths don't pick up arms again, offering classes in plumbing, metalwork, sewing and cooking.

20091014-203553-pic-622747485.jpg

20091014-203553-pic-622747485.jpg

** FILE ** Najibullah Zazi, who hatched a plot to use backpack bombs in the New York subway, was contacted by a confidant of Osama bin Laden's, according to intelligence officials. (AP Photo, File)

20091014-230531-pic-851155793.jpg

20091014-230531-pic-851155793.jpg

**FILE** Chinese army trucks carrying new long-range and cruise missiles are shown off during China's 60th anniversary celebration in October 2009. (Associated Press)