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2008-09-29 14:40:58

Text of report in English by Lebanese Hezbollah Al-Manar TV website on 29 September [Report by Hussein Assi: "Lebanon, World Condemn Tripoli Blast, Call for Unity."] Once again, the Lebanese army pays the price from the northern city of Tripoli...

2008-08-14 09:00:23

By ROBERT F WORTH By Robert F. Worth The New York Times TRIPOLI, Lebanon A bomb hidden in a briefcase tore through a bus packed with Lebanese army soldiers on their way to work Wednesday morning, killing 18 people, including nine soldiers, and wounding more than 40 people.

2008-08-13 09:00:04

At least 11 people died Wednesday when an explosion targeting a bus shook a business district in Tripoli, Lebanon, a Lebanese security forces official said. Nine Lebanese soldiers and two civilians were among the dead in the blast, which was outside the vehicle, CNN reported.

2006-06-23 03:12:01

RIYADH (Reuters) - Six suspected al Qaeda-linked militants and a policeman were killed in a shootout in the Saudi capital Riyadh on Friday, after police surrounded their house to prevent an imminent attack, Saudi officials and media said.

2006-06-22 22:34:14

RIYADH (Reuters) - Six al Qaeda-linked militants and one policeman were killed in a shootout in the Saudi capital Riyadh on Friday, Saudi officials and media said. "The operation has ended now ...

2006-06-22 22:01:08

DUBAI (Reuters) - Six militants and a policeman were killed in a shootout in the Saudi capital Riyadh on Friday, Saudi-owned Al Arabiya television said. "The operation has ended now ...

2006-06-22 21:22:37

DUBAI (Reuters) - Six militants were killed and one was arrested in a shootout with security forces in the Saudi capital Riyadh on Friday, Saudi-owned Al Arabiya television said. "The security operation is still going on" in a western district of the capital, the satellite channel said.

2006-06-22 21:09:11

DUBAI (Reuters) - Six militants were killed and one was arrested in a shootout with security forces in the Saudi capital Riyadh on Friday, Saudi-owned Al Arabiya television said. "The security operation is still going on" in a western district of the capital, the satellite channel said.

2006-04-01 08:57:56

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has foiled about 90 percent of attacks militants had planned to carry out in the world's largest oil exporting country, a top official said in remarks published on Saturday.

2006-02-26 23:29:11

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi security forces clashed with suspected militants in a suburb of Riyadh early on Monday, security sources said, just days after al Qaeda militants tried to storm a major Saudi oil facility.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.