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Soldier in Tunis Fires on Colleagues in Deadly Attack

published about 3 hours ago
The corporal killed four soldiers and wounded 13 others before being killed in an exchange of fire, the Tunisian state news agency reported.

Soldier in Tunis Fires on Colleagues in Deadly Attack

published about 3 hours ago
Soldier in Tunis Fires on Colleagues in Deadly Attack
The corporal killed seven soldiers and wounded 10 others before dying in an exchange of fire, the Tunisian state news agency reported.

Ehud Olmert, Israeli Ex-Premier, Is Sentenced to 8 Months in Jail

published about 5 hours ago
Ehud Olmert, Israeli Ex-Premier, Is Sentenced to 8 Months in Jail
Mr. Olmert, who has been convicted on corruption charges three times since 2012, received the additional sentence in a trial for fraud and breach of trust.

U.S. Defense Secretary Blames Iraqi Forces for ISIS Victory in Ramadi

published about 21 hours ago
In some of the administration’s strongest remarks yet, Ashton B. Carter said Iraqi troops “failed to fight,” blaming them for a retreat that led to the fall of Ramadi to the Islamic State.

World Briefing: Mali: Rebels Say They Have Captured 19 Soldiers

published 1 day ago
A rebel coalition said that it was holding soldiers captured in fighting a day earlier, as growing violence in the north threatened to derail peace efforts brokered by the United Nations.