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At the turn of the 20th century the territory which is today's Iraq was managed by the Sultan's government in Istanbul as three separate provinces (vilayets).
When hostilities broke out in July between Israel and Hezbollah following the abduction of two IDF soldiers and the killing of eight others, Israel retaliated by first destroying all of Hezbollah's medium and long range missiles.
Pakistan's gas and oil reserves under threat of tribal leaders' demands for greater sharing of revenues.
More than 200 hundred rockets were fired from south Lebanon into Israel on Friday and Saturday adding up to over 1,000 over the past two weeks.
New Zealand security and intelligence authorities embarrassed by 9/11 terrorist suspect who turns up in a New Zealand flight school.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's aggressive verbal maneuvers and his close relations with the Lebanese Hezbollah are part of Iran's overall intimidation policies. If he goes too far Israel will undoubtedly teach him a serious lesson.
Legal activities to save and protect the environment are to be commended but like any other ideological philosophy the fringe does not comply with rules of law and order...
One of the more bizarre events at the rim of the battle for Iraq happened some two weeks ago when U.S. Army Maj. General Rick Lynch tried to ridicule Jordanian born terrorist Musab al-Zarqawi.
Those who support the generals in their call to sack the Secretary of Defense are playing with fire, probably without realizing the potential ramifications of this action.
The U.S. global missile defense program is slowly gaining momentum. Following Japan's decision to join the ambitious project, the U.S. is now negotiating with Poland.
At the beginning of the fourth year of the war some tend to forget the U.S. initiated this campaign with wide-open eyes but at the same time with limited thought given to its aftermath.
U.K. Minister of Defense John Reid revealed he had instructed his department to examine strategic aspects related to energy, water resources and the availability and situation of arable land worldwide.
On the 27th anniversary of the Iranian Baseej militia President Ahmadinejad said the one million strong force of volunteers would now become part of Iran's military and police systems.
The rapid return from Lebanon last week of Ayatollah Muqtada al-Sadr, better known as the militant leader of the Mahadi Militia in Iraq, is significant not only because of the young clergy's concern...
Western intelligence analysts specializing in events around the Horn of Africa say it is unclear what lays behind the forming of a new political party, which is nothing more than a group of warlords.
From a strategic point of view the Russian president acted with Russian interests in mind and in light of his own problems with Muslim insurgency in the Caucasus.