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B. 02-21 Two Iranian warships 'enter Suez Canal' Suez Canal, Egypt
2. 03-04 Libyan rebels locked in battles Zawiya, Eastern Libya
3. 03-18 Fighting reported near Benghazi Benghazi, Eastern Libya
03-19 Coalition launches Libya attacks Libya
5. 03-27 Libyan rebels sweeping westwards Ras Lanuf, Libya
G. 04-24 Nato strike hits Gaddafi compound Tripoli, Libya
H. 05-26 Mladic arrested after years on the run Vojvodina, Serbia

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Two Iranian warships 'enter Suez Canal' Libyan rebels locked in battles U.N. approves no-fly zone over Libya Fighting reported near Benghazi Coalition launches Libya attacks
Jan.31  Egypt  Egypt army rules out using force
Feb.5  Cairo  Army, demonstrators stand off in square
Feb.12  Egypt  Egypt moves to reassure allies
Feb.13  Egypt  Military dissolves parliament
Feb.20  Libya  Libyan leader's son warns of 'civil war'
Feb.21   Egypt
Feb.27  Libya  Security forces in Libyan city switch sides
Mar.2  Eastern Libya  Libya rebels celebrate 'victory'
Mar.4   Eastern Libya
Mar.7  Eastern Libya  Pro-Gaddafi forces block rebels
Mar.10  Eastern Libya  Rebels forced from Libya oil port
 Libya  Libyan government forces retake Zawiya
Mar.13  Eastern Libya  Gadhafi forces retake rebel town
Mar.17   UN Security Council
Mar.18  Tribal Areas  Calls for revenge after US drones kill 40
 Libya  Libyan government calls for cease-fire
  Eastern Libya
Mar.19  Eastern Libya  French fighter jets deployed over Libya
  Libya
  The UK, the US and France have begun attacking Libya as enforcement of the UN-mandated no-fly zone gets under way.    US and the UK have fired more than 110 missiles. Gad...
Mar.20  Libya  Missile destroys Gaddafi building
Mar.21  Libya  Gadhafi's momentum stopped
Mar.24  NATO  NATO to enforce Libyan no-fly zone
Mar.26  Eastern Libya  Rebel forces claim victory in key city
Mar.27   Libya
 NATO  NATO approves expanded role in Libya
Mar.30  Eastern Libya  Gaddafi forces push rebels back
Apr.6  Ivory Coast  Ouattara forces enter Gbagbo stronghold
Apr.7  Eastern Libya  Nato raid kills Libyan rebels
Apr.13  Qatar  Libyan rebels get boost at summit
Apr.19  London  Britain sending military team to Libya
Apr.23  Cambodia  Thai-Cambodia clash deaths rise
Apr.24   Libya
 Vatican  Pope calls for peace around world
Apr.27  Kabul  Man opens fire on Americans; 9 dead
Apr.30  Libya  Nato strike 'kills Gaddafi's son
May.1  Syria  'Tanks firing' protest city of Daraa
  Pakistan
  The most prominent face of terror in America and beyond, Osama bin Laden, has been killed in Pakistan, U.S. officials said
 U.S. forces have the body of Osama b. Laden. He eluded capture for years, once slipping out of a training camp in Afghanistan just hours before a barrage of U.S. cruise missiles destroyed it. US Special Forces and US Marines do have a base relatively close to Abbottabad
May.6  Kentucky  Obama meets Bin Laden raid team May.15  Israel  Clashes erupt along Israel's border May.16  UN Tribunal  Arrest warrant sought for Gadhafi May.19  Libya  NATO aircraft target Tripoli's seaport May.24  U.S. Congress  Netanyahu lays out peace terms May.26   Serbia   Mladic arrested after years on the run   Police have arrested former Serbian military commander Ratko Mladic, the highest-ranking war crimes suspect still at large from the Balkan w... May.28  Northern Afghanistan  Suicide blast: 1 general killed, 1 injured May.29  Helmand  Airstrike reportedly killed 12 children May.30  Libya  South African leader visits Gadhafi May.31  Serbia  Appeal fails; Mladic extradited to Hague Jun.3   Yemen Yemen's presidential compound attacked  Syria  Troops 'kill 34' at Syria protest  Libya  NATO uses attack helicopters Jun.7  Yemen  Tribal fighters take over major city Jun.12  Syria  Heavy fighting in Jisr al-Shughour Jun.18  Kabul  Karzai: U.S. in peace talks with Taliban  Libya  Tripoli 'Nato strike kills five' Jun.22  Washington  Obama orders cut in Afghan force Jun.26  Libya  Fierce fighting near to Tripoli Jul.15  Istanbul  U.S. recognizes Libyan rebels' authority Jul.28   Eastern Libya Top Libyan rebel commander killed Jul.31   Syria Army, protesters clash, killing 71 Aug.6   Afghanistan Taliban 'kill 30 elite US forces' Aug.7  Northern Syria  Syrian tanks, bulldozers roll into Deir Ezzor Aug.12  Northern Syria  Syrian tanks move into another town Aug.14  Northern Syria  21 dead after naval forces shell city Aug.15  Northern Syria  Palestinians 'flee Syrian camp' Aug.18   Southern Israel 7 Israelis dead in string of attacks Aug.20  Libya  Rebels take Libyan coastal cities  Libya  Heavy gunfire erupts in Tripoli Aug.21  Libya  Libya rebels push towards Tripoli   Libya Rebels move into central Tripoli   A convoy of rebels has rolled into central Tripoli past celebrating crowds after a day of heavy fighting in and around the capital Aug.23  Libya  Rebels seized Gaddafi compound Sep.5  Niger  Libya army convoy reaches Niger Sep.13  Kabul  Militants fire on U.S. Embassy Sep.16  Libya  NTC forces attack Sirte and Bani Walid Sep.20  Libya  Anti-Gadhafi forces roll into Sabha Sep.25  Libya  Grave may hold 1,200 bodies Sep.26  Libya  Libya fighters enter Gaddafi city Sep.30   Yemen U.S.-born Muslim cleric killed Oct.7  Afghanistan  Afghanistan war marks 10 years  Libya  NTC surround pro-Gaddafi fighters in Sirte Oct.11  Jerusalem  Prisoner swap deal to free Shalit Oct.14  Washington  US troops to aid Uganda battle Oct.17  Libya  Government forces take over Bani Walid Oct.18   Israel   Shalit back in Israel after swap   Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit has arrived back in Israel following his release from five years' captivity, as part of a prisoner exchange dea... Oct.20   Libya   Libya interim leader: Gadhafi dead Map of Sirte Libya
  Longtime Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi has been killed, interim Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril said
 Revolutionary fighters attacked the house where Gadhafi was hiding. A cell phone video aired on Al-Jazeera showed a bloodied Gadhafi with a wound to his head. Gadhafi's son, Mutassim, and his chief of intelligence, Abdullah al-Senussi, were also killed.
 Basque  Eta says armed campaign is over Oct.21  Washington  Obama: Iraq war will be over by year's end Oct.23   Eastern Libya Libya's new leaders declare liberation Oct.27  UN Security Council  U.N. ends NATO mission in Libya Oct.29  Kabul  9 Americans, including 4 troops killed  Gaza  Islamic Jihad: Israel hits training camp Nov.3  Syria  Tanks 'open fire' in Syrian city of Homs Nov.4  Colombia  FARC leader Alfonso Cano killed Nov.15  Colombia  Colombia Farc rebels name leader Nov.17  Northern Syria  Syrian defectors strike pro-regime office Nov.26   Pakistan Nato admits Pakistan troop deaths Dec.4   Iran Iran shoots down American drone Dec.15  Baghdad  US flag ceremony ends war in Iraq Dec.17   Iraq Last US troops withdraw from Iraq
  The last convoy of US troops to leave Iraq has entered Kuwait, nearly nine years after the invasion that toppled Saddam Hussein.    The column of about 100 armoured vehicles carrying 500 soldiers crossed t...
Dec.27  Syria  Security forces fire on protesters in Homs Dec.28  Gulf  U.S.: Iran blocking Hormuz unacceptable' Dec.29  Turkey  Turkey raid kills 35 on Iraq border  Russia  Nuclear submarine in dock fire



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Arab Countries
Egypt moves to reassure allies
Two Iranian warships 'enter Suez Canal'
Libyan rebels locked in battles
Rebels forced from Libya oil port
Fighting reported near Benghazi
Coalition launches Libya attacks
Gadhafi's momentum stopped
Libyan rebels sweeping westwards
Nato strike hits Gaddafi compound
Nato strike 'kills Gaddafi's son
Yemen's presidential compound attacked
Top Libyan rebel commander killed
Army, protesters clash, killing 71
21 dead after naval forces shell city
Rebels move into central Tripoli
Anti-Gadhafi forces roll into Sabha
U.S.-born Muslim cleric killed
Libya interim leader: Gadhafi dead
Libya's new leaders declare liberation
Last US troops withdraw from Iraq
Egypt army rules out using force
Army, demonstrators stand off in square
Egypt moves to reassure allies
Military dissolves parliament
Libyan leader's son warns of 'civil war'
Army, protesters clash, killing 71
21 dead after naval forces shell city
Libya's new leaders declare liberation
Security forces in Libyan city switch sides
Libyan rebels locked in battles
Rebels forced from Libya oil port
Fighting reported near Benghazi
Gadhafi's momentum stopped
Libyan rebels sweeping westwards
Yemen's presidential compound attacked
Rebels move into central Tripoli
Libya's new leaders declare liberation
Islamic Jihad: Israel hits training camp
Syrian defectors strike pro-regime office
Top Libyan rebel commander killed
U.S.-born Muslim cleric killed
Islamic Jihad: Israel hits training camp
Egypt army rules out using force
Egypt moves to reassure allies
Libyan government calls for cease-fire
US flag ceremony ends war in Iraq
Last US troops withdraw from Iraq
Libya
Libyan rebels locked in battles
Rebels forced from Libya oil port
Fighting reported near Benghazi
Coalition launches Libya attacks
Gadhafi's momentum stopped
Libyan rebels sweeping westwards
Nato strike hits Gaddafi compound
Nato strike 'kills Gaddafi's son
Top Libyan rebel commander killed
Rebels move into central Tripoli
Anti-Gadhafi forces roll into Sabha
Libya interim leader: Gadhafi dead
Libya's new leaders declare liberation
Libyan leader's son warns of 'civil war'
Security forces in Libyan city switch sides
Libya's new leaders declare liberation
Security forces in Libyan city switch sides
Libya rebels celebrate 'victory'
Libyan rebels locked in battles
Rebels forced from Libya oil port
Fighting reported near Benghazi
Gadhafi's momentum stopped
Libyan rebels sweeping westwards
Rebels move into central Tripoli
Libya's new leaders declare liberation
Top Libyan rebel commander killed
Libyan government calls for cease-fire
Middle East
Egypt moves to reassure allies
Two Iranian warships 'enter Suez Canal'
Yemen's presidential compound attacked
Army, protesters clash, killing 71
21 dead after naval forces shell city
7 Israelis dead in string of attacks
U.S.-born Muslim cleric killed
Prisoner swap deal to free Shalit
Shalit back in Israel after swap
Iran shoots down American drone
Last US troops withdraw from Iraq
Egypt army rules out using force
Army, demonstrators stand off in square
Egypt moves to reassure allies
Army, protesters clash, killing 71
21 dead after naval forces shell city
Prisoner swap deal to free Shalit
Yemen's presidential compound attacked
Islamic Jihad: Israel hits training camp
Syrian defectors strike pro-regime office
7 Israelis dead in string of attacks
U.S.-born Muslim cleric killed
Prisoner swap deal to free Shalit
Islamic Jihad: Israel hits training camp
Egypt moves to reassure allies
Prisoner swap deal to free Shalit
Shalit back in Israel after swap
US flag ceremony ends war in Iraq
Last US troops withdraw from Iraq
Eastern Libya
Libyan rebels locked in battles
Rebels forced from Libya oil port
Fighting reported near Benghazi
Top Libyan rebel commander killed
Libya's new leaders declare liberation
Libya's new leaders declare liberation
Libya rebels celebrate 'victory'
Libyan rebels locked in battles
Rebels forced from Libya oil port
Fighting reported near Benghazi
Libya's new leaders declare liberation
Top Libyan rebel commander killed
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South Asia
Calls for revenge after US drones kill 40
Man opens fire on Americans; 9 dead
U.S. forces kill Osama bin Laden
Taliban 'kill 30 elite US forces'
Nato admits Pakistan troop deaths
Calls for revenge after US drones kill 40
Karzai: U.S. in peace talks with Taliban
Taliban 'kill 30 elite US forces'
U.S. forces kill Osama bin Laden
Suicide blast: 1 general killed, 1 injured
Militants fire on U.S. Embassy
Karzai: U.S. in peace talks with Taliban
Afghanistan
Man opens fire on Americans; 9 dead
Suicide blast: 1 general killed, 1 injured
Taliban 'kill 30 elite US forces'
Karzai: U.S. in peace talks with Taliban
Taliban 'kill 30 elite US forces'
Suicide blast: 1 general killed, 1 injured
Militants fire on U.S. Embassy
Karzai: U.S. in peace talks with Taliban
Egypt
Egypt army rules out using force
Army, demonstrators stand off in square
Egypt moves to reassure allies
Two Iranian warships 'enter Suez Canal'
Egypt army rules out using force
Army, demonstrators stand off in square
Egypt moves to reassure allies
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Egypt army rules out using force
Egypt moves to reassure allies
Israel
7 Israelis dead in string of attacks
Prisoner swap deal to free Shalit
Shalit back in Israel after swap
Prisoner swap deal to free Shalit
Islamic Jihad: Israel hits training camp
7 Israelis dead in string of attacks
Prisoner swap deal to free Shalit
Prisoner swap deal to free Shalit
Shalit back in Israel after swap
Europe
Mladic arrested after years on the run
Appeal fails; Mladic extradited to Hague
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Mladic arrested after years on the run
Appeal fails; Mladic extradited to Hague
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North America
U.N. approves no-fly zone over Libya
Obama orders cut in Afghan force
U.N. approves no-fly zone over Libya
Obama orders cut in Afghan force
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Obama orders cut in Afghan force
U.N. ends NATO mission in Libya
Pakistan
U.S. forces kill Osama bin Laden
Nato admits Pakistan troop deaths
Calls for revenge after US drones kill 40
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U.S. forces kill Osama bin Laden
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Zawiya
Security forces in Libyan city switch sides
Libyan rebels locked in battles
Security forces in Libyan city switch sides
Security forces in Libyan city switch sides
Libyan rebels locked in battles
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Benghazi
Fighting reported near Benghazi
Top Libyan rebel commander killed
Libya's new leaders declare liberation
Fighting reported near Benghazi
Libya's new leaders declare liberation
Top Libyan rebel commander killed
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Kabul
Man opens fire on Americans; 9 dead
Karzai: U.S. in peace talks with Taliban
Karzai: U.S. in peace talks with Taliban
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Militants fire on U.S. Embassy
Karzai: U.S. in peace talks with Taliban
Syria
Army, protesters clash, killing 71
21 dead after naval forces shell city
Army, protesters clash, killing 71
21 dead after naval forces shell city
Syrian defectors strike pro-regime office
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Tripoli
Nato strike hits Gaddafi compound
Rebels move into central Tripoli
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Rebels move into central Tripoli
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Ras Lanuf
Rebels forced from Libya oil port
Libyan rebels sweeping westwards
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Libyan rebels sweeping westwards
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Egypt army rules out using force Army, demonstrators stand off in square   Egypt moves to reassure allies  Egypt's military authorities have reaffirmed the country's commitment to all its international treaties Military dissolves parliament Libyan leader's son warns of 'civil war' Two Iranian warships 'enter Suez Canal' Map of Suez Canal Egypt


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Jan.2  Iran  Iran 'shot down' 'Western spy planes'
 Queensland  Supplies flown to Queensland city
Jan.16  Tunisia  Battles in Tunis as key aide held
Jan.23  West Bank  Palestinian peace 'offers' leaked
Jan.31   Egypt


February 2011 ... more > Top ^
Feb.5   Cairo
Feb.7  North Korea  N. and S. Korea to begin military talks
Feb.9  NW Pakistan  Teen bomber kills 20 at army base
Feb.12   Egypt  
 Egypt  Egypt army vows civilian handover
Feb.13   Egypt
Feb.20   Libya
Feb.21   Egypt  
  Two Iranian warships have entered the Suez Canal to make a passage to the Mediterranean Sea. The warships are headed to Syria
Feb.25  UN  U.N. chief urges end to Libya violence Feb.27   Libya Security forces in Libyan city switch sides

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Mar.2   Eastern Libya Libya rebels celebrate 'victory'
Mar.3  Eastern Libya  Libyan attacks raise calls for no-fly zone Mar.4   Eastern Libya     Libyan rebels locked in battles Map of Zawiya Libya
  Rebel-held Zawiya, just 50km west of Tripoli, was the subject of a fierce government assault.    Heavy casualties were reported there and in ...
Mar.5  Eastern Libya  Gaddafi forces claim major gains Mar.7   Eastern Libya Pro-Gaddafi forces block rebels Mar.10   Eastern Libya   Rebels forced from Libya oil port   The Libyan military worked to wrest control of the key oil port of Ras Lanuf from opposition forces   Libya Libyan government forces retake Zawiya Mar.13   Eastern Libya Gadhafi forces retake rebel town Mar.17   UN Security Council   U.N. approves no-fly zone over Libya
  Joyous Libyan rebels in Benghazi erupted with fireworks and gunfire after the Security Council voted to impose a no-fly zone.    The 15-member body voted 10-0 in favour, with five abstentions. The...
 Tribal Areas  Suspected drone strike kills up to 30 Mar.18   Tribal Areas Calls for revenge after US drones kill 40   Tribal leaders in the Pakistani region have vowed revenge against the US after drones killed more than 40 people near the Afghan border   Libya Libyan government calls for cease-fire
  Eastern Libya   Fighting reported near Benghazi Map of Benghazi Libya
  Explosions are heard in Libya's rebel-stronghold of Benghazi as a fighter jet is shot down over the city, in spite of a declared ceasefire
Mar.19   Eastern Libya French fighter jets deployed over Libya   Libya   Coalition launches Libya attacks
  The UK, the US and France have begun attacking Libya as enforcement of the UN-mandated no-fly zone gets under way
 US and the UK have fired more than 110 missiles. Gaddafi has said he will open arms depots to the people
Mar.20  Libya  Gaddafi vows 'long war' in Libya   Libya Missile destroys Gaddafi building
Mar.21   Libya     Gadhafi's momentum stopped  Libyan leadei's momentum has stopped and rebels have been able to hold onto areas that government forces had been poised to capture  Libya  Tripoli targeted for third night Mar.22  Libya  U.S. aviators rescued  Libya  Defiant Gaddafi pledges victory Mar.23  Libya  Allies join fight for Libya city  Libya  Gadhafi troops attack Misrata hospital Mar.24   NATO NATO to enforce Libyan no-fly zone Mar.26   Eastern Libya Rebel forces claim victory in key city Mar.27   Libya   Libyan rebels sweeping westwards Map of Ras Lanuf Libya
  Libyan rebels have recaptured four more towns and are moving quickly towards Muammar Gaddafi's heartland of Sirte.    Ras Lanuf, Brega, U...
  NATO NATO approves expanded role in Libya Mar.28  Libya  Rebels hit Gaddafi hometown  Washington  Obama defends Libya intervention  Yemen  Ammo factory blast kills at least 121 Mar.29  Libya  Gaddafi troops force rebels back Mar.30   Eastern Libya Gaddafi forces push rebels back

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Apr.4  Ivory Coast  Key site taken in Ivorian city Apr.6   Ivory Coast Ouattara forces enter Gbagbo stronghold
Apr.7   Eastern Libya Nato raid kills Libyan rebels Apr.9  Cairo  Army crackdown in Cairo's Tahrir Square  Ivory Coast  Gbagbo troops 'hit rival's base' Apr.10  Eastern Libya  Rebels barely beat back loyalists  Ivory Coast  U.N. forces target Gbagbo loyalists  Libya  Gaddafi 'accepts AU truce plan' Apr.13   Qatar Libyan rebels get boost at summit Apr.19   London Britain sending military team to Libya Apr.20  Libya  Acclaimed journalists killed in Libya Apr.21  Washington  Gates: U.S. to use drones in Libya Apr.23   Cambodia   Thai-Cambodia clash deaths rise  At least four soldiers die in renewed fighting on the Thai-Cambodia border, bringing the death toll to 10 in two days arund Ta Krabey temple  Libya  Libya rebels claim gains in besieged city Apr.24   Libya     Nato strike hits Gaddafi compound Map of Tripoli Libya
  An air strike on the Libyan capital Tripoli has badly damaged buildings in Col Muammar Gaddafi's compound by at least two powerful missiles.    Nato is targeting Libyan government ...
  Vatican Pope calls for peace around world Apr.27   Kabul Man opens fire on Americans; 9 dead  Eight coalition troops and a civilian were killed in a shooting by Afghan military pilot at an Afghan air force compound  Libya  Devastation mounts in Misrata Apr.30   Libya   Nato strike 'kills Gaddafi's son   A air strike in the capital, Tripoli, has killed the 29 years old son of the Libyan leader, a government spokesman has said

May 2011 ... more > Top ^
May.1   Syria 'Tanks firing' protest city of Daraa
 Afghanistan  Six killed on first day of Taliban offensive   Pakistan   U.S. forces kill Osama bin Laden Map of Abbottabad Pakistan
  The most prominent face of terror in America and beyond, Osama bin Laden, has been killed in Pakistan, U.S. officials said
 U.S. forces have the body of Osama b. Laden. He eluded capture for years, once slipping out of a training camp in Afghanistan just hours before a barrage of U.S. cruise missiles destroyed it. US Special Forces and US Marines do have a base relatively close to Abbottabad
May.6   Kentucky Obama meets Bin Laden raid team May.7  Pakistan  Single phone call tipped off U.S. to lair May.15   Israel Clashes erupt along Israel's border May.16   UN Tribunal Arrest warrant sought for Gadhafi May.19   Libya NATO aircraft target Tripoli's seaport May.21  Southern Sudan  Northern Sudan takes border town May.22  Karachi  Militants attack naval air base May.23  Libya  NATO pounds Tripoli; government: 3 dead May.24   U.S. Congress Netanyahu lays out peace terms May.25  Pakistan  US to reduce troops in Pakistan May.26   Serbia   Mladic arrested after years on the run
Map of Vojvodina Serbia
  Police have arrested former Serbian military commander Ratko Mladic, the highest-ranking war crimes suspect still at large from the Balkan wars
 Serbian President Boris Tadic: 'Today we arrested Ratko Mladic'. He was detained in Serbia following an investigation that took about 3 years
 Belgrade  Mladic faces a Belgrade court May.27  Serbia  Gen Mladic 'fit to be extradited' May.28   Northern Afghanistan   Suicide blast: 1 general killed, 1 injured   Injured Maj. Gen. Markus Kneip is a German office and the regional head of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force in 9 provinc... May.29   Helmand Airstrike reportedly killed 12 children May.30   Libya South African leader visits Gadhafi May.31   Serbia   Appeal fails; Mladic extradited to Hague  Bosnian Serb genocide suspect Ratko Mladic was in the custody of a U.N. war crimes tribunal after losing his fight against extradition from ...

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Jun.3   Yemen   Yemen's presidential compound attacked
Map of Sanaa Yemen
  President, prime minister and other senior government officials were injured during the shelling of the presidential compound in Sanaa.    The president sustained a injury to the head in the Sanaa attack. Prime Minister, the parl...
  Syria Troops 'kill 34' at Syria protest   Libya NATO uses attack helicopters Jun.4  Tribal Areas  Key Pakistani militant 'killed by US drone' Jun.6  Syria  Syria vows to deal with attackers Jun.7   Yemen Tribal fighters take over major city Jun.8  Libya  Gadhafi loyalists renew Misrata assault  Libya  ICC probes Gaddafi rape charges Jun.10  Syria  Syrian army 'moves on Jisr al-Shughour' Jun.12   Syria Heavy fighting in Jisr al-Shughour Jun.13  Syria  Military in control of Jisr al-Shugur Jun.14  Southern Sudan  'Huge suffering' from Sudan bombs Jun.15  U.S. Congress  White House defends mission in Libya Jun.18   Kabul   Karzai: U.S. in peace talks with Taliban  The United States is involved in peace talks with the Taliban, Afghan President Hamid Karzai told a youth group   Libya Tripoli 'Nato strike kills five' Jun.19  NATO  Nato admits Tripoli target error Jun.22   Washington   Obama orders cut in Afghan force   Obama has announced the withdrawal of 10,000 US troops this year and another 23,000 by the end of September 2012 Jun.24  Rwanda  Woman guilty of genocide and rape Jun.25  Syria  Syrian army widens border sweep Jun.26   Libya Fierce fighting near to Tripoli

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Jul.6  London  UK dead soldiers' families 'hacked' Jul.10  Cyprus  Blast at Zygi naval base munitions dump Jul.15   Istanbul U.S. recognizes Libyan rebels' authority
Jul.20  Serbia  Serbia arrests last war crimes fugitive Jul.26  Morocco  Plane crash kills 78 in Morocco Jul.28   Eastern Libya Top Libyan rebel commander killed Map of Benghazi Libya
  Gen Abdel Fattah Younes, the military commander of the Libyan rebels fighting to topple Col Muammar Gaddafi, has been killed.    Rebels' Transitional National Council sought ...
Jul.31   Syria Army, protesters clash, killing 71 Map of Hama Syria
  Syrian tanks stormed the flashpoint city of Hama in one of several clashes nationwide that left at least 67 dead and more than 100 injured


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Aug.3  Syria  Tanks 'advancing' on Syrian city Aug.6   Afghanistan     Taliban 'kill 30 elite US forces'
Map of Wardak Afghanistan
  A US Chinook helicopter crash in eastern Afghanistan has killed 31 US special forces and seven Afghan commandos in Wardak province.    The copter was returning from an operation against the Talib...
 Somalia  Al-Shabab rebels leave Mogadishu Aug.7   Northern Syria Syrian tanks, bulldozers roll into Deir Ezzor Aug.12   Northern Syria Syrian tanks move into another town Aug.14   Northern Syria 21 dead after naval forces shell city   Tens of people were injured when naval forces shelled Latakia and security forces opened fire in residential neighborhoods  Libya  Libya rebels fight for key towns Aug.15   Northern Syria Palestinians 'flee Syrian camp' Aug.18   Southern Israel 7 Israelis dead in string of attacks Map of Eilat Israel
  In southern Israel attackers fired shots at a civilian bus, assaulted Israeli soldiers, and fired mortars and an anti-tank missile
Aug.19  Egypt  Egypt withdraws envoy in Israel Aug.20   Libya Rebels take Libyan coastal cities   Libya Heavy gunfire erupts in Tripoli Aug.21   Libya Libya rebels push towards Tripoli   Libya   Rebels move into central Tripoli
Map of Tripoli Libya
  A convoy of rebels has rolled into central Tripoli past celebrating crowds after a day of heavy fighting in and around the capital
 Crowds cheered them, waving flags and firing salutes. Col Gaddafi is believed to still have thousands of armed followers in the capital
Aug.22  Libya  Libya rebels tighten Tripoli grip  Libya  Gaddafi forces resist rebel push Aug.23  Libya  Rebels launch siege on Gadhafi compound   Libya Rebels seized Gaddafi compound Aug.24  Libya  Rebels pushing to secure Tripoli Aug.25  Libya  Rebels target Gaddafi's hometown Aug.26  Libya  UK jets target Gaddafi bastion Aug.30  Libya  Gaddafi's forces given ultimatum

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Sep.1  Libya  Col Gaddafi 'ready for long war' Sep.4  Libya  Libyan rebels close to Gadhafi stronghold Sep.5   Niger Libya army convoy reaches Niger   The vehicles rolled into the town of Agadez; one report said they were accompanied by well-armed Tuareg tribal fighters Sep.8  Libya  Rebels say they're closing in on Gadhafi Sep.13   Kabul Militants fire on U.S. Embassy   Afghan and coalition forces battled Taliban who launched 3 brazen assaults, including a attack on the U.S. Embassy and NATO's command  Kabul  Troops end Kabul day-long attack Sep.14  Yemen  Attacks target security offices Sep.16   Libya NTC forces attack Sirte and Bani Walid
 Libya  Anti-Gadhafi forces pull back Sep.17  Libya  Fierce fighting resumes for Sirte Sep.20   Libya Anti-Gadhafi forces roll into Sabha   A dusty city southwest of Tripoli has long been considered a staunch pro-Moammar Gadhafi stronghold Sep.25   Libya Grave may hold 1,200 bodies Sep.26   Libya Libya fighters enter Gaddafi city Sep.28  Iran  Iran to send ships near U.S. waters Sep.30   Yemen U.S.-born Muslim cleric killed Map of Marib Yemen
  Anwar al-Awlaki -- whose fluency in English made him one of the top terrorist recruiters in the world -- was killed Friday in an airstrike.    It was a joint U.S. military-intelligence operation. FBI: The killings of the cleric and computer expert Samir Kha...


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Oct.2  Libya  Hundreds of civilians flee Sirte Oct.7   Afghanistan Afghanistan war marks 10 years
 Norway  Three women win Nobel Peace Prize   Libya NTC surround pro-Gaddafi fighters in Sirte Oct.9  Libya  Libya fighters tighten hold on Sirte Oct.11   Jerusalem   Prisoner swap deal to free Shalit  Israel and Hamas have agreed a deal for the release of Sgt Gilad Shalit, an Israeli soldier held hostage by Palestinian militants for five y... Oct.14   Washington US troops to aid Uganda battle Oct.16  Kenya  Kenya to hit Al-Shabaab across border Oct.17   Libya Government forces take over Bani Walid Oct.18   Israel     Shalit back in Israel after swap
  Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit has arrived back in Israel following his release from five years' captivity, as part of a prisoner exchange deal
 He taken from Gaza to Egypt, and then to an airbase in Israel where he was reunited with his family. The first of 477 Palestinians to be released have arrived in Gaza and the West Bank. Another 550 are to be freed next month
Oct.20   Libya   Libya interim leader: Gadhafi dead
Map of Sirte Libya
  Longtime Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi has been killed, interim Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril said
 Revolutionary fighters attacked the house where Gadhafi was hiding. A cell phone video aired on Al-Jazeera showed a bloodied Gadhafi with a wound to his head. Gadhafi's son, Mutassim, and his chief of intelligence, Abdullah al-Senussi, were also killed.
  Basque Eta says armed campaign is over Oct.21   Washington Obama: Iraq war will be over by year's end Oct.23   Eastern Libya Libya's new leaders declare liberation Map of Benghazi Libya
  Libya's interim leaders declared the nation's freedom Sunday, ushering in a new era after the death of longtime ruler Moammar Gadhafi.    Transitional government has declared national liberation before a jubi...
Oct.27   UN Security Council   U.N. ends NATO mission in Libya  The United Nations Security Council voted unanimously Thursday to end military operations in Libya Oct.28  Libya  ICC talks over surrender of Gadhafi son Oct.29   Kabul 9 Americans, including 4 troops killed   Gaza Islamic Jihad: Israel hits training camp   At least 10 people are dead in Gaza and southern Israel, in a wave of back-and-forth attacks between the Israeli military and Palestinian mi...

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Nov.2  New York  'Merchant of Death' found guilty Nov.3   Syria Tanks 'open fire' in Syrian city of Homs
Nov.4   Colombia     FARC leader Alfonso Cano killed   The leader of Colombia's left-wing guerrilla group has been killed in an army operation in mountains in the south-west of the country Nov.15   Colombia Colombia Farc rebels name leader Nov.16  Australia  US to send marines to Australia Nov.17   Northern Syria   Syrian defectors strike pro-regime office   Army defectors, armed with rocket-propelled grenades, attacked a pro-government youth group office and clashed with security personnel Nov.19  Libya  Gadhafi's son Saif al-Islam captured Nov.20  Cambodia  Trial of Khmer Rouge trio begins Nov.26   Pakistan     Nato admits Pakistan troop deaths
  Nato spokesman: It is 'highly likely' that Nato aircraft were behind a deadly overnight raid on a Pakistani border checkpoint.    Pakistan says at least 24 soldiers were killed. Prime Minister Gilani called it 'outrageous'. Pakistan is blocki...


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Dec.3  West Germany  WWII bomb evacuation on the Rhine Dec.4   Iran     Iran shoots down American drone
  A U.S. drone was shot down in eastern Iran, state media reported, citing a military source
 West Germany  Afghan conference as Nato eye exit Dec.11  Pakistan  Pakistan to keep Nato convoy ban  South Korea  Chinese fishermen 'stab Koreans' Dec.14  North Carolina  Obama speech marks end of Iraq war Dec.15   Baghdad US flag ceremony ends war in Iraq   The flag of U.S. forces in Iraq has been lowered in Baghdad, bringing nearly nine years of US military operations in Iraq to a formal end Dec.17   Iraq Last US troops withdraw from Iraq
  The last convoy of US troops to leave Iraq has entered Kuwait, nearly nine years after the invasion that toppled Saddam Hussein
 The column of about 100 armoured vehicles carrying 500 soldiers crossed the Iraqi desert. At the peak of the operation there were 170,000 US troops
Dec.21  Finland  Finns stop 'Patriot missile' ship Dec.27   Syria Security forces fire on protesters in Homs Dec.28   Gulf U.S.: Iran blocking Hormuz unacceptable' Dec.29   Turkey Turkey raid kills 35 on Iraq border   A Turkish military airstrike across the border with Iraq killed 35 people who are now thought to have been smuggling cigarettes   Russia Nuclear submarine in dock fire


Nuclear submarine in dock fire Man opens fire on Americans; 9 dead  Eight coalition troops and a civilian were killed in a shooting by Afghan military pilot at an Afghan air force compound   Suicide blast: 1 general killed, 1 injured   Injured Maj. Gen. Markus Kneip is a German office and the regional head of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force in 9 provinc... 7 Israelis dead in string of attacks Map of Eilat Israel




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Feb.9  NW Pakistan  Teen bomber kills 20 at army base
Apr.27   Kabul
May.28   Northern Afghanistan
Jul.6  London  UK dead soldiers' families 'hacked'
Jul.26  Morocco  Plane crash kills 78 in Morocco
Aug.18   Southern Israel
  In southern Israel attackers fired shots at a civilian bus, assaulted Israeli soldiers, and fired mortars and an anti-tank missile
Oct.29   Kabul 9 Americans, including 4 troops killed



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2011 Mar.28  Yemen  Ammo factory blast kills at least 121 Jul.10  Cyprus  Blast at Zygi naval base munitions dump Nov.2  New York  'Merchant of Death' found guilty Dec.3  West Germany  WWII bomb evacuation on the Rhine



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2011 Apr.23   Cambodia Thai-Cambodia clash deaths rise  At least four soldiers die in renewed fighting on the Thai-Cambodia border, bringing the death toll to 10 in two days arund Ta Krabey temple May.15   Israel Clashes erupt along Israel's border
May.21  Southern Sudan  Northern Sudan takes border town Jun.25  Syria  Syrian army widens border sweep Aug.19  Egypt  Egypt withdraws envoy in Israel Oct.16  Kenya  Kenya to hit Al-Shabaab across border Dec.11  South Korea  Chinese fishermen 'stab Koreans'



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2011 Feb.12  Egypt  Egypt army vows civilian handover Mar.23  Libya  Gadhafi troops attack Misrata hospital May.1   Syria 'Tanks firing' protest city of Daraa
May.16   UN Tribunal Arrest warrant sought for Gadhafi May.26   Serbia   Mladic arrested after years on the run
Map of Vojvodina Serbia
  Police have arrested former Serbian military commander Ratko Mladic, the highest-ranking war crimes suspect still at large from the Balkan wars
 Serbian President Boris Tadic: 'Today we arrested Ratko Mladic'. He was detained in Serbia following an investigation that took about 3 years
May.26  Belgrade  Mladic faces a Belgrade court May.27  Serbia  Gen Mladic 'fit to be extradited' May.31   Serbia   Appeal fails; Mladic extradited to Hague  Bosnian Serb genocide suspect Ratko Mladic was in the custody of a U.N. war crimes tribunal after losing his fight against extradition from ... Jun.8  Libya  ICC probes Gaddafi rape charges Jun.24  Rwanda  Woman guilty of genocide and rape Jul.15   Istanbul U.S. recognizes Libyan rebels' authority Jul.20  Serbia  Serbia arrests last war crimes fugitive Sep.25   Libya Grave may hold 1,200 bodies Oct.14   Washington US troops to aid Uganda battle Oct.23   Eastern Libya Libya's new leaders declare liberation Map of Benghazi Libya
  Libya's interim leaders declared the nation's freedom Sunday, ushering in a new era after the death of longtime ruler Moammar Gadhafi.    Transitional government has declared national liberation before a jubi...
Oct.28  Libya  ICC talks over surrender of Gadhafi son Nov.20  Cambodia  Trial of Khmer Rouge trio begins



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2011 May.1   Pakistan   U.S. forces kill Osama bin Laden
Map of Abbottabad Pakistan
  The most prominent face of terror in America and beyond, Osama bin Laden, has been killed in Pakistan, U.S. officials said
 U.S. forces have the body of Osama b. Laden. He eluded capture for years, once slipping out of a training camp in Afghanistan just hours before a barrage of U.S. cruise missiles destroyed it. US Special Forces and US Marines do have a base relatively close to Abbottabad
Aug.3  Syria  Tanks 'advancing' on Syrian city Aug.7   Northern Syria Syrian tanks, bulldozers roll into Deir Ezzor Aug.12   Northern Syria Syrian tanks move into another town Sep.16   Libya NTC forces attack Sirte and Bani Walid Sep.26   Libya Libya fighters enter Gaddafi city



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2011 Feb.21   Egypt Two Iranian warships 'enter Suez Canal'
Map of Suez Canal Egypt
  Two Iranian warships have entered the Suez Canal to make a passage to the Mediterranean Sea. The warships are headed to Syria
Aug.14   Northern Syria 21 dead after naval forces shell city   Tens of people were injured when naval forces shelled Latakia and security forces opened fire in residential neighborhoods Sep.28  Iran  Iran to send ships near U.S. waters Dec.28   Gulf U.S.: Iran blocking Hormuz unacceptable' Dec.29   Russia Nuclear submarine in dock fire



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2011 Feb.9  NW Pakistan  Teen bomber kills 20 at army base Feb.12  Egypt  Egypt army vows civilian handover Apr.24   Vatican Pope calls for peace around world
May.28   Northern Afghanistan   Suicide blast: 1 general killed, 1 injured   Injured Maj. Gen. Markus Kneip is a German office and the regional head of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force in 9 provinc... Sep.14  Yemen  Attacks target security offices Oct.29   Kabul 9 Americans, including 4 troops killed



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2011 May.16   UN Tribunal Arrest warrant sought for Gadhafi
May.26  Belgrade  Mladic faces a Belgrade court May.27  Serbia  Gen Mladic 'fit to be extradited' May.31   Serbia   Appeal fails; Mladic extradited to Hague  Bosnian Serb genocide suspect Ratko Mladic was in the custody of a U.N. war crimes tribunal after losing his fight against extradition from ... Jun.24  Rwanda  Woman guilty of genocide and rape Jul.28   Eastern Libya Top Libyan rebel commander killed Map of Benghazi Libya
  Gen Abdel Fattah Younes, the military commander of the Libyan rebels fighting to topple Col Muammar Gaddafi, has been killed.    Rebels' Transitional National Council sought ...
Sep.5   Niger Libya army convoy reaches Niger   The vehicles rolled into the town of Agadez; one report said they were accompanied by well-armed Tuareg tribal fighters Oct.28  Libya  ICC talks over surrender of Gadhafi son Nov.2  New York  'Merchant of Death' found guilty Nov.20  Cambodia  Trial of Khmer Rouge trio begins



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2011 Jan.23  West Bank  Palestinian peace 'offers' leaked Mar.19   Libya Coalition launches Libya attacks
  The UK, the US and France have begun attacking Libya as enforcement of the UN-mandated no-fly zone gets under way
 US and the UK have fired more than 110 missiles. Gaddafi has said he will open arms depots to the people
Mar.20   Libya Missile destroys Gaddafi building
Mar.21  Libya  Tripoli targeted for third night Apr.24   Libya   Nato strike hits Gaddafi compound Map of Tripoli Libya
  An air strike on the Libyan capital Tripoli has badly damaged buildings in Col Muammar Gaddafi's compound by at least two powerful missiles.    Nato is targeting Libyan government ...
Jul.6  London  UK dead soldiers' families 'hacked' Sep.25   Libya Grave may hold 1,200 bodies Dec.21  Finland  Finns stop 'Patriot missile' ship



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2011 Feb.20   Libya Libyan leader's son warns of 'civil war'




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2011 Feb.20   Libya Libyan leader's son warns of 'civil war'
Mar.18   Tribal Areas Calls for revenge after US drones kill 40   Tribal leaders in the Pakistani region have vowed revenge against the US after drones killed more than 40 people near the Afghan border Mar.20  Libya  Gaddafi vows 'long war' in Libya Dec.28   Gulf U.S.: Iran blocking Hormuz unacceptable'



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2011 Apr.13   Qatar Libyan rebels get boost at summit




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2011 Aug.15   Northern Syria Palestinians 'flee Syrian camp'




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2011 Jan.2  Iran  Iran 'shot down' 'Western spy planes' Mar.17  Tribal Areas  Suspected drone strike kills up to 30 Mar.18   Tribal Areas Calls for revenge after US drones kill 40   Tribal leaders in the Pakistani region have vowed revenge against the US after drones killed more than 40 people near the Afghan border Apr.21  Washington  Gates: U.S. to use drones in Libya May.7  Pakistan  Single phone call tipped off U.S. to lair Jun.4  Tribal Areas  Key Pakistani militant 'killed by US drone' Jun.8  Libya  Gadhafi loyalists renew Misrata assault Jul.6  London  UK dead soldiers' families 'hacked' Sep.16  Libya  Anti-Gadhafi forces pull back Sep.17  Libya  Fierce fighting resumes for Sirte Sep.20   Libya Anti-Gadhafi forces roll into Sabha   A dusty city southwest of Tripoli has long been considered a staunch pro-Moammar Gadhafi stronghold Sep.30   Yemen U.S.-born Muslim cleric killed
Map of Marib Yemen
  Anwar al-Awlaki -- whose fluency in English made him one of the top terrorist recruiters in the world -- was killed Friday in an airstrike.    It was a joint U.S. military-intelligence operation. FBI: The killings of the cleric and computer expert Samir Kha...
Oct.7   Libya NTC surround pro-Gaddafi fighters in Sirte Oct.9  Libya  Libya fighters tighten hold on Sirte Oct.17   Libya Government forces take over Bani Walid Oct.20   Libya   Libya interim leader: Gadhafi dead Map of Sirte Libya
  Longtime Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi has been killed, interim Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril said
 Revolutionary fighters attacked the house where Gadhafi was hiding. A cell phone video aired on Al-Jazeera showed a bloodied Gadhafi with a wound to his head. Gadhafi's son, Mutassim, and his chief of intelligence, Abdullah al-Senussi, were also killed.
Nov.19  Libya  Gadhafi's son Saif al-Islam captured Dec.4   Iran   Iran shoots down American drone
  A U.S. drone was shot down in eastern Iran, state media reported, citing a military source




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2011 Mar.3  Eastern Libya  Libyan attacks raise calls for no-fly zone Mar.17   UN Security Council   U.N. approves no-fly zone over Libya
  Joyous Libyan rebels in Benghazi erupted with fireworks and gunfire after the Security Council voted to impose a no-fly zone.    The 15-member body voted 10-0 in favour, with five abstentions. The...
Mar.19   Eastern Libya French fighter jets deployed over Libya
Mar.22  Libya  U.S. aviators rescued Mar.23  Libya  Allies join fight for Libya city Apr.10  Ivory Coast  U.N. forces target Gbagbo loyalists Apr.30   Libya   Nato strike 'kills Gaddafi's son   A air strike in the capital, Tripoli, has killed the 29 years old son of the Libyan leader, a government spokesman has said May.19   Libya NATO aircraft target Tripoli's seaport May.23  Libya  NATO pounds Tripoli; government: 3 dead May.30   Libya South African leader visits Gadhafi Jun.3   Libya NATO uses attack helicopters Jun.18   Libya Tripoli 'Nato strike kills five' Jul.26  Morocco  Plane crash kills 78 in Morocco Aug.26  Libya  UK jets target Gaddafi bastion Nov.16  Australia  US to send marines to Australia Dec.29   Turkey Turkey raid kills 35 on Iraq border   A Turkish military airstrike across the border with Iraq killed 35 people who are now thought to have been smuggling cigarettes



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2011 Mar.17   UN Security Council   U.N. approves no-fly zone over Libya
  Joyous Libyan rebels in Benghazi erupted with fireworks and gunfire after the Security Council voted to impose a no-fly zone.    The 15-member body voted 10-0 in favour, with five abstentions. The...
Apr.10  Libya  Gaddafi 'accepts AU truce plan' Oct.11   Jerusalem   Prisoner swap deal to free Shalit  Israel and Hamas have agreed a deal for the release of Sgt Gilad Shalit, an Israeli soldier held hostage by Palestinian militants for five y...



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2011 Aug.19  Egypt  Egypt withdraws envoy in Israel Sep.13   Kabul Militants fire on U.S. Embassy   Afghan and coalition forces battled Taliban who launched 3 brazen assaults, including a attack on the U.S. Embassy and NATO's command



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2011 Jan.2  Queensland  Supplies flown to Queensland city Feb.25  UN  U.N. chief urges end to Libya violence May.26   Serbia   Mladic arrested after years on the run
Map of Vojvodina Serbia
  Police have arrested former Serbian military commander Ratko Mladic, the highest-ranking war crimes suspect still at large from the Balkan wars
 Serbian President Boris Tadic: 'Today we arrested Ratko Mladic'. He was detained in Serbia following an investigation that took about 3 years
Jul.20  Serbia  Serbia arrests last war crimes fugitive Aug.7   Northern Syria Syrian tanks, bulldozers roll into Deir Ezzor Aug.14   Northern Syria 21 dead after naval forces shell city   Tens of people were injured when naval forces shelled Latakia and security forces opened fire in residential neighborhoods



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2011 Jul.28   Eastern Libya Top Libyan rebel commander killed
Map of Benghazi Libya
  Gen Abdel Fattah Younes, the military commander of the Libyan rebels fighting to topple Col Muammar Gaddafi, has been killed.    Rebels' Transitional National Council sought ...




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2011 Feb.7  North Korea  N. and S. Korea to begin military talks Mar.22  Libya  Defiant Gaddafi pledges victory Mar.24   NATO NATO to enforce Libyan no-fly zone
Mar.27   NATO NATO approves expanded role in Libya Mar.28  Washington  Obama defends Libya intervention Apr.19   London Britain sending military team to Libya May.6   Kentucky Obama meets Bin Laden raid team May.25  Pakistan  US to reduce troops in Pakistan Jun.15  U.S. Congress  White House defends mission in Libya Jun.18   Kabul   Karzai: U.S. in peace talks with Taliban  The United States is involved in peace talks with the Taliban, Afghan President Hamid Karzai told a youth group Jun.22   Washington   Obama orders cut in Afghan force   Obama has announced the withdrawal of 10,000 US troops this year and another 23,000 by the end of September 2012 Aug.30  Libya  Gaddafi's forces given ultimatum Sep.1  Libya  Col Gaddafi 'ready for long war' Oct.21   Washington Obama: Iraq war will be over by year's end Oct.28  Libya  ICC talks over surrender of Gadhafi son Nov.16  Australia  US to send marines to Australia Dec.4  West Germany  Afghan conference as Nato eye exit Dec.11  Pakistan  Pakistan to keep Nato convoy ban Dec.11  South Korea  Chinese fishermen 'stab Koreans' Dec.14  North Carolina  Obama speech marks end of Iraq war



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2011 Mar.22  Libya  Defiant Gaddafi pledges victory Mar.28  Washington  Obama defends Libya intervention Apr.9  Cairo  Army crackdown in Cairo's Tahrir Square Apr.30   Libya   Nato strike 'kills Gaddafi's son   A air strike in the capital, Tripoli, has killed the 29 years old son of the Libyan leader, a government spokesman has said May.6   Kentucky Obama meets Bin Laden raid team
May.24   U.S. Congress Netanyahu lays out peace terms Aug.18   Southern Israel 7 Israelis dead in string of attacks Map of Eilat Israel
  In southern Israel attackers fired shots at a civilian bus, assaulted Israeli soldiers, and fired mortars and an anti-tank missile
Sep.1  Libya  Col Gaddafi 'ready for long war' Sep.5   Niger Libya army convoy reaches Niger   The vehicles rolled into the town of Agadez; one report said they were accompanied by well-armed Tuareg tribal fighters Nov.15   Colombia Colombia Farc rebels name leader Dec.14  North Carolina  Obama speech marks end of Iraq war



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2011 Jan.16  Tunisia  Battles in Tunis as key aide held Jan.31   Egypt Egypt army rules out using force
Feb.5   Cairo Army, demonstrators stand off in square Feb.27   Libya Security forces in Libyan city switch sides Mar.2   Eastern Libya Libya rebels celebrate 'victory' Mar.4   Eastern Libya   Libyan rebels locked in battles Map of Zawiya Libya
  Rebel-held Zawiya, just 50km west of Tripoli, was the subject of a fierce government assault.    Heavy casualties were reported there and in ...
Mar.5  Eastern Libya  Gaddafi forces claim major gains Mar.7   Eastern Libya Pro-Gaddafi forces block rebels Mar.10   Eastern Libya   Rebels forced from Libya oil port   The Libyan military worked to wrest control of the key oil port of Ras Lanuf from opposition forces Mar.10   Libya Libyan government forces retake Zawiya Mar.13   Eastern Libya Gadhafi forces retake rebel town Mar.18   Eastern Libya Fighting reported near Benghazi Map of Benghazi Libya
  Explosions are heard in Libya's rebel-stronghold of Benghazi as a fighter jet is shot down over the city, in spite of a declared ceasefire
Mar.21   Libya   Gadhafi's momentum stopped  Libyan leadei's momentum has stopped and rebels have been able to hold onto areas that government forces had been poised to capture Mar.26   Eastern Libya Rebel forces claim victory in key city Mar.27   Libya Libyan rebels sweeping westwards Map of Ras Lanuf Libya
  Libyan rebels have recaptured four more towns and are moving quickly towards Muammar Gaddafi's heartland of Sirte.    Ras Lanuf, Brega, U...
Mar.28  Libya  Rebels hit Gaddafi hometown Mar.29  Libya  Gaddafi troops force rebels back Mar.30   Eastern Libya Gaddafi forces push rebels back Apr.4  Ivory Coast  Key site taken in Ivorian city Apr.6   Ivory Coast Ouattara forces enter Gbagbo stronghold Apr.9  Ivory Coast  Gbagbo troops 'hit rival's base' Apr.10  Eastern Libya  Rebels barely beat back loyalists Apr.13   Qatar Libyan rebels get boost at summit Apr.23  Libya  Libya rebels claim gains in besieged city May.1  Afghanistan  Six killed on first day of Taliban offensive May.15   Israel Clashes erupt along Israel's border May.22  Karachi  Militants attack naval air base Jun.3   Yemen Yemen's presidential compound attacked Map of Sanaa Yemen
  President, prime minister and other senior government officials were injured during the shelling of the presidential compound in Sanaa.    The president sustained a injury to the head in the Sanaa attack. Prime Minister, the parl...
Jun.3   Syria Troops 'kill 34' at Syria protest Jun.6  Syria  Syria vows to deal with attackers Jun.7   Yemen Tribal fighters take over major city Jun.10  Syria  Syrian army 'moves on Jisr al-Shughour' Jun.12   Syria Heavy fighting in Jisr al-Shughour Jun.13  Syria  Military in control of Jisr al-Shugur Jun.26   Libya Fierce fighting near to Tripoli Jul.15   Istanbul U.S. recognizes Libyan rebels' authority Jul.31   Syria Army, protesters clash, killing 71 Map of Hama Syria
  Syrian tanks stormed the flashpoint city of Hama in one of several clashes nationwide that left at least 67 dead and more than 100 injured
Aug.3  Syria  Tanks 'advancing' on Syrian city Aug.6   Afghanistan   Taliban 'kill 30 elite US forces' Map of Wardak Afghanistan
  A US Chinook helicopter crash in eastern Afghanistan has killed 31 US special forces and seven Afghan commandos in Wardak province.    The copter was returning from an operation against the Talib...
Aug.6  Somalia  Al-Shabab rebels leave Mogadishu Aug.14  Libya  Libya rebels fight for key towns Aug.20   Libya Rebels take Libyan coastal cities Aug.20   Libya Heavy gunfire erupts in Tripoli Aug.21   Libya Libya rebels push towards Tripoli Aug.21   Libya Rebels move into central Tripoli Map of Tripoli Libya
  A convoy of rebels has rolled into central Tripoli past celebrating crowds after a day of heavy fighting in and around the capital
 Crowds cheered them, waving flags and firing salutes. Col Gaddafi is believed to still have thousands of armed followers in the capital
Aug.22  Libya  Libya rebels tighten Tripoli grip Aug.22  Libya  Gaddafi forces resist rebel push Aug.23  Libya  Rebels launch siege on Gadhafi compound Aug.23   Libya Rebels seized Gaddafi compound Aug.24  Libya  Rebels pushing to secure Tripoli Aug.25  Libya  Rebels target Gaddafi's hometown Sep.4  Libya  Libyan rebels close to Gadhafi stronghold Sep.8  Libya  Rebels say they're closing in on Gadhafi Sep.13   Kabul Militants fire on U.S. Embassy   Afghan and coalition forces battled Taliban who launched 3 brazen assaults, including a attack on the U.S. Embassy and NATO's command Sep.13  Kabul  Troops end Kabul day-long attack Sep.14  Yemen  Attacks target security offices Oct.23   Eastern Libya Libya's new leaders declare liberation Map of Benghazi Libya
  Libya's interim leaders declared the nation's freedom Sunday, ushering in a new era after the death of longtime ruler Moammar Gadhafi.    Transitional government has declared national liberation before a jubi...
Oct.29   Gaza Islamic Jihad: Israel hits training camp   At least 10 people are dead in Gaza and southern Israel, in a wave of back-and-forth attacks between the Israeli military and Palestinian mi... Nov.3   Syria Tanks 'open fire' in Syrian city of Homs Nov.4   Colombia   FARC leader Alfonso Cano killed   The leader of Colombia's left-wing guerrilla group has been killed in an army operation in mountains in the south-west of the country Nov.15   Colombia Colombia Farc rebels name leader Nov.17   Northern Syria Syrian defectors strike pro-regime office   Army defectors, armed with rocket-propelled grenades, attacked a pro-government youth group office and clashed with security personnel Dec.27   Syria Security forces fire on protesters in Homs



World, War & Army, 2011 Peace Efforts Timeline ... See World Peace Efforts timeline Top ^
2011 Jan.23  West Bank  Palestinian peace 'offers' leaked Jan.31   Egypt Egypt army rules out using force
Feb.7  North Korea  N. and S. Korea to begin military talks Feb.12   Egypt   Egypt moves to reassure allies  Egypt's military authorities have reaffirmed the country's commitment to all its international treaties Feb.25  UN  U.N. chief urges end to Libya violence Feb.27   Libya Security forces in Libyan city switch sides Mar.18   Libya Libyan government calls for cease-fire Apr.10  Libya  Gaddafi 'accepts AU truce plan' Apr.24   Vatican Pope calls for peace around world May.24   U.S. Congress Netanyahu lays out peace terms May.30   Libya South African leader visits Gadhafi Jun.18   Kabul   Karzai: U.S. in peace talks with Taliban  The United States is involved in peace talks with the Taliban, Afghan President Hamid Karzai told a youth group Oct.7  Norway  Three women win Nobel Peace Prize Oct.11   Jerusalem   Prisoner swap deal to free Shalit  Israel and Hamas have agreed a deal for the release of Sgt Gilad Shalit, an Israeli soldier held hostage by Palestinian militants for five y... Oct.11   Jerusalem   Prisoner swap deal to free Shalit  Israel and Hamas have agreed a deal for the release of Sgt Gilad Shalit, an Israeli soldier held hostage by Palestinian militants for five y... Oct.18   Israel   Shalit back in Israel after swap
  Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit has arrived back in Israel following his release from five years' captivity, as part of a prisoner exchange deal
 He taken from Gaza to Egypt, and then to an airbase in Israel where he was reunited with his family. The first of 477 Palestinians to be released have arrived in Gaza and the West Bank. Another 550 are to be freed next month
Oct.20   Basque Eta says armed campaign is over
Oct.27   UN Security Council   U.N. ends NATO mission in Libya  The United Nations Security Council voted unanimously Thursday to end military operations in Libya Dec.4  West Germany  Afghan conference as Nato eye exit Dec.15   Baghdad US flag ceremony ends war in Iraq   The flag of U.S. forces in Iraq has been lowered in Baghdad, bringing nearly nine years of US military operations in Iraq to a formal end Dec.17   Iraq Last US troops withdraw from Iraq
  The last convoy of US troops to leave Iraq has entered Kuwait, nearly nine years after the invasion that toppled Saddam Hussein
 The column of about 100 armoured vehicles carrying 500 soldiers crossed the Iraqi desert. At the peak of the operation there were 170,000 US troops




World, War & Army, 2011 Rescue Timeline ... See World Rescue timeline Top ^
2011 Jan.2  Queensland  Supplies flown to Queensland city Mar.22  Libya  U.S. aviators rescued



World, War & Army, 2011 Terror Timeline ... See World Terror timeline Top ^
2011 May.1   Pakistan   U.S. forces kill Osama bin Laden
Map of Abbottabad Pakistan
  The most prominent face of terror in America and beyond, Osama bin Laden, has been killed in Pakistan, U.S. officials said
 U.S. forces have the body of Osama b. Laden. He eluded capture for years, once slipping out of a training camp in Afghanistan just hours before a barrage of U.S. cruise missiles destroyed it. US Special Forces and US Marines do have a base relatively close to Abbottabad
Sep.13   Kabul Militants fire on U.S. Embassy   Afghan and coalition forces battled Taliban who launched 3 brazen assaults, including a attack on the U.S. Embassy and NATO's command Sep.30   Yemen U.S.-born Muslim cleric killed Map of Marib Yemen
  Anwar al-Awlaki -- whose fluency in English made him one of the top terrorist recruiters in the world -- was killed Friday in an airstrike.    It was a joint U.S. military-intelligence operation. FBI: The killings of the cleric and computer expert Samir Kha...
Oct.16  Kenya  Kenya to hit Al-Shabaab across border Oct.20   Basque Eta says armed campaign is over Oct.29   Gaza Islamic Jihad: Israel hits training camp   At least 10 people are dead in Gaza and southern Israel, in a wave of back-and-forth attacks between the Israeli military and Palestinian mi...



World, War & Army, 2011 Female Politics Timeline ... See World Female Politics timeline Top ^
2011 Oct.7  Norway  Three women win Nobel Peace Prize



World, War & Army, 2011 Collateral Damage Timeline ... See World Collateral Damage timeline Top ^
2011 Apr.7   Eastern Libya Nato raid kills Libyan rebels
Apr.20  Libya  Acclaimed journalists killed in Libya Apr.27  Libya  Devastation mounts in Misrata May.29   Helmand Airstrike reportedly killed 12 children Jun.14  Southern Sudan  'Huge suffering' from Sudan bombs Jun.19  NATO  Nato admits Tripoli target error Aug.15   Northern Syria Palestinians 'flee Syrian camp' Oct.2  Libya  Hundreds of civilians flee Sirte Nov.26   Pakistan   Nato admits Pakistan troop deaths
  Nato spokesman: It is 'highly likely' that Nato aircraft were behind a deadly overnight raid on a Pakistani border checkpoint.    Pakistan says at least 24 soldiers were killed. Prime Minister Gilani called it 'outrageous'. Pakistan is blocki...




World, War & Army, 2011 Parliament Timeline ... See World Parliament timeline Top ^
2011 Feb.13   Egypt Military dissolves parliament
Jun.15  U.S. Congress  White House defends mission in Libya Oct.7   Afghanistan Afghanistan war marks 10 years



World, War & Army, 2011 Oil Timeline ... See World Oil timeline Top ^
2011 Mar.10   Eastern Libya   Rebels forced from Libya oil port   The Libyan military worked to wrest control of the key oil port of Ras Lanuf from opposition forces Mar.28  Yemen  Ammo factory blast kills at least 121 Jun.8  Libya  ICC probes Gaddafi rape charges Jul.10  Cyprus  Blast at Zygi naval base munitions dump Dec.28   Gulf U.S.: Iran blocking Hormuz unacceptable'