Rebellions and uprisings

Philippine Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, left, together with Armed Forces Chief Gen. Eduardo Ano, right, reads a statement announcing the Philippine troops have captured a building where pro-Islamic State group militants made their final stand in southern Marawi city and found bodies of suspected gunmen inside Monday, Oct. 23, 2017 at the ongoing ASEAN Defense Ministers' Meeting in Clark, Pampanga province north of Manila, Philippines. The seizure of the building and the defeat of the militants would allowed the military to declare on Monday the end of the Marawi siege, which hundreds of black flag-waving gunmen launched exactly five months ago. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
October 23, 2017 - 11:25 am
CLARK, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine government declared the end Monday to the militant siege of a southern city that lasted five months, left more than 1,100 people dead and sparked fears of the Islamic State group gaining a foothold in Southeast Asia. Speaking at an annual meeting of the...
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A demonstrator masked with a U.S. flag protests outside of California Republican Convention in Anaheim, Calf., on Friday, Oct. 20, 2017. Former White House adviser Steve Bannon wants to oust Republican senators he feels are disloyal to President Donald Trump. Bannon is scheduled to deliver a keynote speech at the convention, just days after leveling a blistering attack on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and other top Republicans at an Arizona fundraiser. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
October 20, 2017 - 10:43 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former White House adviser Steve Bannon wants to oust Republican senators he feels are disloyal to President Donald Trump. But in California on Friday, he's in a state that Trump lost by over 4 million votes and where Republicans have become largely irrelevant in state politics...
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A mosque with its dome blasted out with holes is seen at the battle-scarred Marawi city in southern Philippines Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. Two days after President Rodrigo Duterte declared the liberation of Marawi city, the military announced the killing of more suspected militants in the continuing military offensive. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
October 19, 2017 - 9:11 am
MARAWI, Philippines (AP) — Smoke wafted from the smoldering carcasses of buildings and houses, with the dome of a mosque blasted out with holes, as Philippine troops battled Thursday to defeat a final stand by the last dozens of pro-Islamic State group militants in a southern city. The desolate war...
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October 09, 2017 - 8:38 am
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The United Nations says one Tanzanian peacekeeper has been killed and 12 others injured after an attack in eastern Congo by Ugandan rebels belonging to the group known as ADF. U.N. Congo mission spokeswoman Florence Marchal said suspected rebels attacked early Monday near a U...
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People wave pictures at an event paying tribute to Cuban Revolution hero Ernesto “Che” Guevara marking the 50th anniversary of his death in Santa Clara, Cuba, Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)
October 08, 2017 - 2:27 pm
LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — A little band of guerrillas had been on the run through rugged, mountainous terrain, struggling unsuccessfully to build support among the indigenous people of rural Bolivia as a step toward a global socialist revolution. Finally, on Oct. 8, 1967, the army ran them down. A day...
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U.S. Consul Denise Knapp, center, speaks to the media, accompanied by South Sudanese army officials and ministry of foreign affairs representatives, after the body of killed American journalist Christopher Allen was officially handed over to the U.S. embassy, at a mortuary in the capital Juba, South Sudan Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. The 28-year-old freelance journalist was killed Saturday amid fighting between government and rebel forces near the Ugandan border. (AP Photo/Mariah Quesada)
August 29, 2017 - 10:44 am
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — The American journalist shot dead in South Sudan over the weekend had entered the country illegally with rebels, the army said Tuesday. There was no indication that Christopher Allen, 26, was a journalist, said army spokesman Lul Ruai Koang, who warned that journalists will...
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FILE - In this March 26, 1979 file photo, Egyptian President Anwar Sadat, left, U.S. President Jimmy Carter, center, and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin clasp hands on the North Lawn of the White House as they completed signing of the peace treaty between Egypt and Israel. Washington’s surprise decision on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, to cut or delay nearly $300 million in aid to Egypt is the first time the Trump administration has publicly called out Cairo on its poor human rights record. It was also the latest twist in a decades-old relationship marked by dependence and disappointment on both sides. (AP Photo/Bob Daugherty, File)
August 23, 2017 - 6:39 pm
CAIRO (AP) — Washington's surprise decision this week to cut or delay nearly $300 million in aid to Egypt is the first time the Trump administration has publicly called out Cairo on its poor human rights record. It was also the latest twist in a decades-old relationship marked by dependence and...
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FILE - In this Aug. 20, 2017 file photo, U.S. Gen. John Nicholson, top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, left, talks with Col. Khanullah Shuja, commander of the national mission brigade of the Afghan special operations force, and U.S. Gen. Joseph Votel, head of U.S. Central Command, at Camp Morehead in Afghanistan . The three officers attended the launch of the Afghan Army’s new special operations corps. (AP Photo/Lolita Baldor)
August 23, 2017 - 1:42 pm
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The top U.S. commander for the Middle East got a first-hand look on Wednesday at Saudi Arabia's military fight against Yemen's rebels, visiting the border area on the same day the Saudi-led coalition was accused of bombing a hotel and killing civilians. Gen. Joseph Votel...
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August 13, 2017 - 2:58 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the developments in the Syrian civil war (all times local): 9:50 p.m. The U.S. State Department says it is "saddened and horrified" by the news of the killing of seven Syrian first responders in their base in the country's rebel-held Idlib Province. Spokesperson Heather...
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August 13, 2017 - 2:49 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the developments in the Syrian civil war (all times local): 9:50 p.m. The U.S. State Department says it is "saddened and horrified" by the news of the killing of seven Syrian first responders in their base in the country's rebel-held Idlib Province. Spokesman Heather...
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