War casualties

May 07, 2017 - 9:30 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says a military raid last month killed the head of the Islamic State affiliate in Afghanistan. In a statement Sunday night, the Pentagon confirmed the death of Abdul Haseeb Logari. At the time of the raid officials said they thought Logari had been killed, but were...
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May 05, 2017 - 4:56 pm
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The Latest on the death of a U.S. service member in Somalia (all times local): ___ 11:55 p.m. The deputy governor of the Somalia region where a U.S. military service member was killed during an operation against al-Shabab says one goal of the raid was to "surgically target...
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FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2009 file photo, al-Shabab fighters sit on a truck as they patrol in Mogadishu, Somalia. The U.S. military said Friday, May 5, 2017 that a service member has been killed in Somalia during an operation against the extremist group al-Shabab as the United States steps up its fight against the al-Qaida-linked organization. (AP Photo/Mohamed Sheikh Nor, File)
May 05, 2017 - 12:53 pm
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A U.S. service member has been killed in Somalia during an operation against the extremist group al-Shabab — the first U.S. combat death there in more than two decades — as the United States steps up its fight against the al-Qaida-linked organization in a country that...
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May 05, 2017 - 12:04 pm
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The Latest on the death of a U.S. service member in Somalia (all times local): ___ 7:05 p.m. A Somali intelligence official says U.S. forces killed at least six people during a raid on a building housing the al-Shabab extremist group's Andalus radio station Thursday night...
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A woman waters flowers by grave of a fallen soldier on the eve of memorial Day in Kiryat Shaul military cemetery in Tel Aviv, Israel, Sunday, April 30, 2017. Israel marks the annual Memorial Day in remembrance of soldiers who died in the nation's conflicts, beginning at dusk Sunday until Monday evening. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
April 30, 2017 - 1:46 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel paused to honor its fallen soldiers and victims of terrorism Sunday evening as it began commemorating its annual Memorial Day. Sirens wailed across the country at 8 p.m. prompting Israelis to stop in their tracks and stand silently with heads bowed for a minute to remember...
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French presidential election candidate Emmanuel Macron signs autographs during a campaign visit to Sarcelles, north of Paris, Thursday, April 27, 2017. French presidential hopeful Emmanuel Macron has visited a sport complex in a working-class immigrant suburb of Paris. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
April 28, 2017 - 9:00 pm
PARIS (AP) — The horrors of the World War II Nazi death camps moved front and center in France's presidential campaign on Friday, nine days before the election, reawakening the anti-Semitic stigma that has clung to the party of far-right candidate Marine Le Pen and that she has spent more than six...
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April 28, 2017 - 7:53 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The U.S. military says a 23-year-old soldier from Ohio was among two Army Rangers killed in a raid in Afghanistan who may have died as the result of friendly fire. The Department of Defense said in a statement Friday that Cameron Thomas, of Kettering, in southwest Ohio, was killed...
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April 28, 2017 - 1:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Army Rangers killed during a raid on an Islamic State compound in eastern Afghanistan may have died as a result of friendly fire during the opening minutes of the fierce, three-hour firefight, the Pentagon said Friday. Navy Capt. Jeff Davis said the U.S. military is...
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In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, girls carry the pictures of five Syrian men who were kidnapped four years ago from the historic town of Maaloula near Damascus by al-Qaida-linked militants, during their funeral prayers in Bab Touma, a predominantly Christian quarter of the Syrian capital Damascus, Syria, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. The remains of the five Christians were discovered recently by the Lebanese army in a remote area near the Lebanese-Syrian border and handed over to Syrian authorities on Monday. (SANA via AP)
April 26, 2017 - 8:42 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Syria (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Turkey's military says two of its military border outposts were attacked with mortar fire from Syria but there were no casualties. The military says it immediately retaliated to the attacks on the posts in the town of Hassa, in Hatay...
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An injured soldier recovers in a hospital after Friday's attack at a military compound in Mazar-e-Sharif province north of Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, April 22, 2017. Gunmen wearing army uniforms stormed a military compound in the Balkh province, killing at least eight soldiers and wounding 11 others, an Afghan government official said Friday. (AP Photo)
April 24, 2017 - 4:02 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's army chief and defense minister resigned on Monday, following a Taliban attack over the weekend that struck a northern army base, killing more than 100 military and other personnel, officials said. The attack — the biggest ever by the Taliban on a military...
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