Philippine militants wound 22 soldiers in clash after freeing Italian

Apr 9, 2016

Philippine militants wound 22 soldiers in clash after freeing Italian

Some 22 Philippine soldiers were wounded Saturday in a firefight with Islamic militants, the military said, a day after the release of a retired Italian priest taken hostage in the Muslim-populated south of the country. The Philippine security forces have been hunting the militant ...

U.S. behind Syria strike that killed top Nusra Front militant

Apr 5, 2016

U.S. behind Syria strike that killed top Nusra Front militant

The United States has carried out an airstrike that is believed to have killed a prominent leader of the Nusra Front, al-Qaida’s Syria wing, U.S. officials said Monday. Islamist rebel sources said , Abu Firas al-Souri, who was a former Syrian Army officer discharged ...