DR Congo Rebels Declare Ceasefire After UN Offensive

The Congolese March 23 rebel organization (M23) unilaterally declared a ceasefire after a week of fighting during which shelling has killed people in neighboring Rwanda, which is accused of supporting the rebels in the Congo. The Congolese army and the UN peacekeepers carried out their first large-scale offensive against the rebels, in an attempt to disarm […]

Kerry Says Chemical Attack Undeniable While Obama Considers Military Intervention

Kerry Says Chemical Attack Undeniable While Obama Considers Military Intervention

While President Barack Obama considers moving U.S. troops closer to Syria for an eventual military intervention over the use of chemical weapons on civilians, Bashar al-Assad, his Syrian counterpart, warns not to intervene and accuses rebels. The US Secretary of State John Kerry says the chemical attack by the Syrian government is undeniable and inexcusable. […]

Israel Air Force Hits Lebanon in Retaliation for Al Qaeda Rocket Attack

Israel’s Air Force carried out an air strike Friday morning in Lebanese territory, near the capital, Beirut, the Israel Defense Forces said in a statement. The Jewish state’s air strike came in retaliation for a rocket attack launched Thursday afternoon by militants linked to Al Qaeda. “Israel will not tolerate terrorist aggression originating from Lebanese […]

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