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  • Taliban kill 10 in attack on rival in Pakistan

    A Taliban suicide car bomber attacked a rival militant commander's compound in northwestern Pakistan on Saturday, killing at least 10 people, as heavily armed assailants killed eight members of the coast guard in the southwest, officials said.

  • **FILE** Smoke rises over the skyline July 19, 2012, in the Qaboun neighborhood of Damascus, Syria, during shelling by Syrian government forces. (Associated Press)

    Syrian troops recapture Damascus neighborhood

    Syrian troops and tanks on Friday drove rebels from a Damascus neighborhood where some of the heaviest of this week's fighting in the capital left cars gutted and fighters' bodies in the streets. More than 300 people were killed in a single day, activists said, as the military struggles to regain momentum after a stunning bombing against the regime's leadership.

  • Family and friends attend the funeral of Itzik Kolengi, 28, in Petah Tikva, Israel, on Friday, July 20, 2012. Mr. Kolengi was killed and his wife injured in a suicide bombing near the Burgos, Bulgaria, airport two days earlier. (Associated Press)

    Israelis bury 5 victims of Bulgaria attack

    Devastated mourners grasped at dirt atop fresh graves and screamed in agony Friday as they buried the five Israeli victims of a bombing in Bulgaria — an attack that Israel has blamed on Iran and its proxy group Hezbollah.

  • Foreign tourists wait to pass as police block the entrance of Burgas airport, Bulgaria, Thursday, July 19, 2012 a day after a deadly suicide attack on a bus full of Israeli vacationers. A daytime bombing that killed eight people and injured dozens on a bus full of Israeli tourists was most likely a suicide attack, Bulgaria's interior minister said Thursday. He said the suspected attacker was carrying a Michigan driver's license that was being sent to the FBI for authentication. (Associated Press)

    Bomber kills 5 Israelis, driver in attack on bus in Bulgaria

    A lanky, long-haired man wearing a baseball cap and plaid shorts with a fake Michigan driver's license carried out a deadly suicide attack on a bus full of Israeli vacationers, Bulgarian officials said Thursday.

  • Fahd Jassem al-Freij (left), Syria's new defense minister, is sworn in before Syrian President Bashar Assad in Damascus, Syria, on Thursday, July 19, 2012. (AP Photo/SANA)

    First word from Syria's Assad emerges after attack

    Syrian President Bashar Assad attended the swearing-in of his new defense minister Thursday, according to footage shown on state TV, the first sign of the president since an audacious rebel attack the day before struck at the heart of his regime and killed three senior officials.

  • Syrian President Bashar Assad (left) stands next to Gen. Dawoud Rajha (right), Syria's defense minister, during a ceremony to mark the 38th anniversary of the October 1973 Arab-Israeli war, in Damascus, Syria, on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011. (AP Photo/SANA)

    Assad relative, defense minister killed in Syrian rebel bombing

    A bomb ripped through a high-level security meeting Wednesday in the Syrian capital, killing the defense minister as well as President Bashar Assad's brother-in-law in the harshest blow to the government's inner circle in the 16-month uprising.

  • Smoke rises after an explosion at the airport outside the Black Sea resort city of Burgas, Bulgaria, some 250 miles east of the capital, Sofia, on Wednesday, July 18, 2012. The blast killed 4 people and wounded at least 24 more. (AP Photo/Burgasinfo)

    Bulgaria: 4 dead as blast hits bus with Israelis

    A bus carrying Israeli youth exploded Wednesday in a Bulgarian resort, killing at least four people and wounding more than two dozen, police and hospital officials said. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called it "an Iranian terror attack" and promised a tough response.

  • Illustration Chavez's Threat by Greg Groesch for The Washington Times

    CARDENAS: South of the border, Chavez means war

    Supporters of President Obama scrambled last week to defend his startling comments that Venezuelan firebrand Hugo Chavez poses no threat to U.S. national security. In the face of fierce criticism from Republican challenger Mitt Romney, the Obama campaign responded, “People like Hugo Chavez want attention — and that’s exactly what Mitt Romney and his supporters gave him today.

  • Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta (Associated Press)

    Panetta: Violence in Syria is spinning out of control

    The bombing in Damascus that killed two top Syrian defense officials is evidence that violence there is "rapidly spinning out of control," Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta said Wednesday.

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