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  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey is chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. (AP Photo/Jim R. Bounds)

    U.S. military chief to head to Israel as Iran tension grows

    The top U.S. military commander is scheduled for talks in Israel this week, Israel said Sunday, at a time when the United States is concerned that Israel might be preparing to attack Iran over its nuclear program.


  • U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey is chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. (AP Photo/Jim R. Bounds)

    U.S. military chief to head to Israel as Iran tension grows

    The top U.S. military commander is scheduled for talks in Israel this week, Israel said Sunday, at a time when the United States is concerned that Israel might be preparing to attack Iran over its nuclear program.


  • U.S. soldier faces hearing over suicide

    An American soldier charged with abuse that led to the suicide of a 19-year-old fellow soldier in Afghanistan faced a preliminary hearing Sunday on a base in the country, the U.S. military said.


  • U.S. Army Pvt. Danny Chen (Associated Press/U.S. Army)

    Soldier faces hearing at Afghan base over suicide

    An American soldier charged with abuse that led to the suicide of a 19-year-old fellow soldier in Afghanistan is facing a preliminary hearing Sunday, the U.S. military said.


  • Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey plans to visit Israel for negotiations. The Israeli Defense Ministry confirmed the planned visit by Gen. Dempsey, but it did not give his agenda. Iran is expected to be a priority. (Associated Press)

    Joint Chiefs chairman plans talks in Israel

    The top U.S. military commander is scheduled for talks in Israel this week, Israel said Sunday, at a time when the U.S. is concerned that Israel might be preparing to attack Iran over its nuclear program.


  • World Scene

    A political crisis gripping Pakistan could take a decisive turn Monday, when its embattled government appears before the Supreme Court, which is ordering it to reopen a stalled graft probe against the president or face dismissal.


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    Fears in Thailand about war on Islamist guerrillas escalating

    Diplomats are warning that Thailand's war against Islamist guerrillas in the south could escalate into an international security crisis similar to those in Afghanistan and Yemen.


  • ** FILE ** Pakistani Taliban chief Hakimullah Mehsud is pictured in Sararogha in the Pakistani tribal area of South Waziristan along the Afghanistan border in October 2009. (AP Photo/Ishtiaq Mehsud, File)

    Pakistan Taliban leader reported dead in U.S. strike

    Intercepted militant radio communications indicate the leader of the Pakistani Taliban may have been killed in a recent U.S. drone strike, Pakistani intelligence officials said Sunday. A Taliban official denied that.


  • Shiite faithful pilgrims gather at the Imam Hussein Shrine in Karbala, for Arbaeen, which marks the end of the 45 mourning period after the anniversary of the 7th century martyrdom of Imam Hussein, the Prophet Muhammad's grandson, in Karbala, 80 kilometers (50 miles) south of Baghdad, Iraq, Friday, Jan. 13, 2012. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)

    Bomb kills at least 53 pilgrims in south Iraq

    A bomb killed at least 53 Shiite pilgrims near the southern port city of Basra on Saturday, an Iraqi official said. It was the latest in a series of attacks during Shiite religious commemorations that have killed scores of people and threaten to further increase sectarian tensions just weeks after the U.S. withdrawal.


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