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B. 01-13 Airstrike targeted al-Zawahiri West Pakistan
C. 02-13 Iran restarts uranium work Iran
D. 03-14 Israelis storm Palestinian prison West Bank
E. 04-11 Iran 'advances uranium program' Iran
5. 05-05 Main parties sign Darfur accord Nigeria
6. 05-25 Fierce gunbattles East Timor
06-05 Islamists claim Mogadishu victory Baquba, Somalia
I. 06-08 U.S. airstrike kills al-Zarqawi Baquba, Iraq
J. 06-25 Militants kill Israeli 2 soldiers. 1 seized Gaza

Summary.     Click for More > Israeli jets strike Beirut airport Israeli troops enter southern Lebanon Thousands flee southern Lebanon Israeli airstrike hits U.N. observer post Israeli air attack kills 28 civilians U.N. adopts Mideast deal Israel-Hezbollah cease-fire in effect  A U.N.-brokered cease-fire took effect on the 34th day of fighting, although both sides launched final attacks Army chief leads coup while PM away Last Israeli soldier withdraws War critic writer murdered North Korea claims nuclear test
Airstrike targeted al-Zawahiri Iran restarts uranium work Israelis storm Palestinian prison Iran 'advances uranium program' Main parties sign Darfur accord Fierce gunbattles Islamists claim Mogadishu victory   An Islamist militia has seized the capital, after weeks of fighting against an alliance of warlords backed by the US   U.S. airstrike kills al-Zarqawi   Al Qaeda in Iraq leader, the coalition's most wanted man in Iraq, was killed near Baquba Militants kill Israeli 2 soldiers. 1 seized Israeli troops move into Gaza North Korea tests long-range missile  North Korea also fired 5 shorter-range rockets. The closely watched long-range test failed within a minute Hezbollah kidnapping prompts war
Jan.5  Sunni Triangle  At least 134 killed in attacks across Iraq
Jan.13   West Pakistan
Jan.19  Hungary  Slovak military plane crashes. 42 die
Jan.25  Washington  Report: Army stretched to breaking point
Jan.28  Gaza  Hamas leader: 'Palestinian army' possible
Feb.1  West Bank  Troops clash with Israeli settlers
Feb.2  Gaza  Gunmen shut EU office over cartoons
Feb.13   Iran
Feb.23  Manila  Army 'foils coup plot'
 Baghdad  Curfew aims to curb violence
Feb.26  Iraq  Renewed violence amid calls for calm
Mar.8  North Korea  N. Korea fires missiles
Mar.14   West Bank
Mar.16  Sunni Triangle  Military launches largest air assault
 Iraq  U.S. probes 15 Iraqi civilian deaths
Mar.19  Washington  Debate over Iraq strong as ever
Mar.22  Basque  ETA declares permanent cease-fire
Mar.23  Iraq  Peace group hostages freed
Apr.11   Iran
Apr.12  Chad  Rebels close in on capital
Apr.25  Sri Lanka  Bomb targets army chief
Apr.26  Nepal  Rebels declare ceasefire
May.5   Nigeria
May.6  Southern Iraq  UK troops attacked after copter crash
May.11  Sri Lanka  Dozens dead in clashes
May.12  Somalia  130 dead in fighting
May.21  Kandahar  '80 die' in air strike
May.23  Greece  Greek, Turkish fighter jets crash
May.25   East Timor
Jun.5   Somalia
Jun.8   Iraq
Jun.9  Gaza  Explosion shakes Hamas cease-fire
Jun.15  Southern Afghanistan  40 killed as troops take aim at Taliban
Jun.17  Baghdad  Insurgents captured U.S. soldiers
Jun.18  Afghanistan  Insurgents toll rises to 85
Jun.21  USA  8 U.S. troops charged with murder
Jun.25   Gaza
Jun.27   Gaza
Jun.28  West Bank  Israel seizes Hamas legislators
Jul.1  Gaza  Israel hits Palestinian PM's office
Jul.4   North Korea
Jul.5  UN Security Council  Outcry over N Korea missile test
Jul.10  North Caucasus  Most-wanted warlord Basayev killed
Jul.12   Southern Lebanon
  Guerrillas killed 3 Israeli soldiers and captured 2 more, prompting airstrikes and military raids inside southern Lebanon
 Israel has launched air strikes on bridges and roads in southern Lebanon to stop Hezbollah moving the soldiers. Israeli cabinet endorsed a strong response against the militants
 Southern Lebanon  Israeli troops enter Lebanon
  Beirut
Jul.13  Beirut  Israel imposes Lebanon blockade
Jul.14  Southern Lebanon  4 Israelis missing after naval raid
Jul.15  Northern Israel  Hezbollah rockets again hit Haifa
Jul.16  Beirut  Israel pounds Beirut after Haifa hit
Jul.18  Lebanon  Westerners flee Lebanon
  Southern Lebanon
Jul.19  Beirut  PM: Lebanon 'has been torn to shreds'
Jul.20  Southern Lebanon  Israel, Hezbollah clash on border
Jul.21  Israel  Israel calls up army reservists
Jul.22  Southern Lebanon  Israeli sends tanks to gain foothold
  Southern Lebanon
 Southern Lebanon  Israeli military seizes Maroun al-Ras
Jul.23  Beirut  UN appalled by Beirut devastation
Jul.24  Southern Lebanon  Israel takes aim at Hezbollah stronghold
Jul.25   Southern Lebanon
Jul.26  Rome  Mideast talks fail to reach cease-fire
 Southern Lebanon  Nine Israeli soldiers killed
Jul.27  Israel  Israel to bolster troop numbers
Jul.28  Israel  Israel: Hezbollah has new, powerful missile
Jul.30   Southern Lebanon
Jul.31  Jerusalem  Israel to expand ground campaign
Aug.1  Lebanon  Israel strikes deep into Lebanon
Aug.2  Israel  Hezbollah launches rocket onslaught
 Beirut  Israel resume airstrikes on Beirut
Aug.4  Beirut  Israel's bombs cut off Beirut
Aug.5  UN Security Council  U.S., France draft truce deal goes to U.N.
Aug.6  Northern Israel  12 Israelis, 8 Lebanese killed
Aug.9  Southern Lebanon  Troops, tanks moved across border
 Southern Lebanon  Israel seizes town of Marjayoun
Aug.11   UN Security Council
 Southern Lebanon  Israel broadening ground offensive
Aug.12  Southern Lebanon  Hezbollah leader agrees to cease-fire
Aug.13  Jerusalem  Cabinet approves cease-fire resolution
Aug.14   Southern Lebanon
 Southern Lebanon  Refugees stream back
Aug.16  Southern Lebanon  Israel begun withdrawal from Lebanon
 Southern Lebanon  Lebanese troops deploy
Aug.17  UN  States pledge troops for Lebanon
Aug.19  Lebanon  Israelis carried out raid in Bekaa Valley
Aug.21  Italy  Italy steps in with Lebanon offer
Aug.24  Paris  France boosts Lebanon peace force
Aug.27  Lebanon  Nasrallah regrets triggering war
Sep.2  Kandahar  14 Britons die in NATO crash
Sep.5  Tribal Areas  'Taleban' in peace deal
Sep.10  Southern Afghanistan  Nato kills 94 'Taleban fighters'
Sep.13  NATO  NATO fails on Afghan troops plea
Sep.19   Thailand
Sep.21  Musharraf  'U.S. threatened to bomb us'
Sep.26  Washington  Iraq war fuels terror - US report
Sep.29  Baghdad  Total curfew declared in capital
Sep.30   Southern Lebanon
Oct.7   Moscow
Oct.9   North Korea
  Official Korean Central News Agency: North Korea claimed it has performed a successful nuclear test
 South Korean officials confirmed that North Korea performed its first nuclear test. The apparent test was conducted at 10:36 a.m. in Hwaderi near Kilju city. China was given a 20-minute warning and in turn told the U.S., Japan and S. Korea. The U.S. Geological Survey recorded a 4.2-magnitude quake in North Korea at 10:35 a.m., 385 kilometers northeast of the capital, Pyongyang
Oct.12   Paris French in Armenia 'genocide' row  London  General seeks UK Iraq withdrawal Oct.13  Washington  Evidence of radioactivity from N. Korea Oct.16   Sri Lanka Blast 'kills 90' sailors Oct.17  North Korea  N. Korea may planning 2nd nuclear test Oct.20  Southern Iraq  Shiite militia seizes city  Washington  Bush holds Iraq strategy talks Oct.23  Iraq  October deadliest month for U.S. troops Oct.25   Berlin Skull scandal 'disgusts' Germany Oct.26  Southern Afghanistan  'Civilians killed' in Nato raids Oct.27  Iran  Iran 'fires up nuclear processors' Oct.30   Tribal Areas 'Al Qaeda school' attack: 80 dead Nov.3   Gaza Gunmen flee in human shield  Baghdad  83 bullet-riddled bodies found in city Nov.8  Gaza  Israeli raid 'kills 19 civilians'   Washington Bush replaces Rumsfeld by Gates Nov.12  Baghdad  Bombers kill 35 Iraq police recruits Nov.16  Sudan  Sudan 'backs' Darfur force plan Nov.21  Nepal  Government, rebels sign peace accord Nov.22  Gaza  Israeli troops advance into 2 towns Nov.25   Gaza Palestinians, Israel agree to cease-fire Nov.26  Jordan  King warns of civil wars Nov.28  Latvia  NATO eyes Afghan handover in 2008 Dec.4  Fiji  Military 'takes control of Fiji' Dec.6   Washington Iraq Study Group: Situation grave Dec.20  Washington  Bush: Army need to increase in size Dec.21  Somalia  Somalis 'at war' with Ethiopia  Washington  Marines charged in Haditha killings Dec.22  Sudan  Sudan agrees to U.N. peacekeeping plan Dec.24  Somalia  Ethiopian jets bomb Somalia areas  Southern Iraq  UK troops storm Iraqi police HQ Dec.27   Somalia Islamists withdraw from Mogadishu Dec.31  Somalia  Militia abandon last major stronghold



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Lebanon
07/12 Hezbollah kidnapping prompts war
07/12 Israeli jets strike Beirut airport
07/13 Israel imposes Lebanon blockade
07/14 4 Israelis missing after naval raid
07/16 Israel pounds Beirut after Haifa hit
07/18 Israeli troops enter southern Lebanon
07/22 Thousands flee southern Lebanon
07/25 Israeli airstrike hits U.N. observer post
07/30 Israeli air attack kills 28 civilians
08/14 Israel-Hezbollah cease-fire in effect
09/30 Last Israeli soldier withdraws
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07/12 Israeli jets strike Beirut airport
07/16 Israel pounds Beirut after Haifa hit
07/25 Israeli airstrike hits U.N. observer post
07/30 Israeli air attack kills 28 civilians
Southern Lebanon
07/12 Hezbollah kidnapping prompts war
07/14 4 Israelis missing after naval raid
07/18 Israeli troops enter southern Lebanon
07/22 Thousands flee southern Lebanon
07/25 Israeli airstrike hits U.N. observer post
07/30 Israeli air attack kills 28 civilians
08/14 Israel-Hezbollah cease-fire in effect
09/30 Last Israeli soldier withdraws
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07/25 Israeli airstrike hits U.N. observer post
07/30 Israeli air attack kills 28 civilians
Israel
02/01 Troops clash with Israeli settlers
02/02 Gunmen shut EU office over cartoons
03/14 Israelis storm Palestinian prison
06/25 Militants kill Israeli 2 soldiers. 1 seized
06/27 Israeli troops move into Gaza
11/03 Gunmen flee in human shield
11/25 Palestinians, Israel agree to cease-fire
02/01 Troops clash with Israeli settlers
11/25 Palestinians, Israel agree to cease-fire
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Iraq
01/05 At least 134 killed in attacks across Iraq
02/23 Curfew aims to curb violence
03/16 Military launches largest air assault
03/16 U.S. probes 15 Iraqi civilian deaths
06/08 U.S. airstrike kills al-Zarqawi
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03/16 Military launches largest air assault
06/08 U.S. airstrike kills al-Zarqawi
Gaza
02/02 Gunmen shut EU office over cartoons
06/25 Militants kill Israeli 2 soldiers. 1 seized
06/27 Israeli troops move into Gaza
11/03 Gunmen flee in human shield
11/25 Palestinians, Israel agree to cease-fire
11/25 Palestinians, Israel agree to cease-fire
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Europe
01/19 Slovak military plane crashes. 42 die
10/07 War critic writer murdered
10/12 French in Armenia 'genocide' row
10/25 Skull scandal 'disgusts' Germany
10/07 War critic writer murdered
10/12 French in Armenia 'genocide' row
01/19 Slovak military plane crashes. 42 die
East Asia
05/25 Fierce gunbattles
07/04 North Korea tests long-range missile
09/19 Army chief leads coup while PM away
10/09 North Korea claims nuclear test
09/19 Army chief leads coup while PM away
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European Union
01/19 Slovak military plane crashes. 42 die
10/12 French in Armenia 'genocide' row
10/25 Skull scandal 'disgusts' Germany
10/12 French in Armenia 'genocide' row
01/19 Slovak military plane crashes. 42 die
South Asia
01/13 Airstrike targeted al-Zawahiri
10/16 Blast 'kills 90' sailors
10/30 'Al Qaeda school' attack: 80 dead
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01/13 Airstrike targeted al-Zawahiri
10/30 'Al Qaeda school' attack: 80 dead
Southeast Asia
02/23 Army 'foils coup plot'
05/25 Fierce gunbattles
09/19 Army chief leads coup while PM away
09/19 Army chief leads coup while PM away
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North America
08/11 U.N. adopts Mideast deal
11/08 Bush replaces Rumsfeld by Gates
08/11 U.N. adopts Mideast deal
11/08 Bush replaces Rumsfeld by Gates
12/06 Iraq Study Group: Situation grave
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Beirut
07/12 Israeli jets strike Beirut airport
07/13 Israel imposes Lebanon blockade
07/16 Israel pounds Beirut after Haifa hit
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07/12 Israeli jets strike Beirut airport
07/16 Israel pounds Beirut after Haifa hit

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January 2006 ... more > Top ^
Jan.5   Sunni Triangle  
Jan.8  Iraq  U.S. helicopter crash kills 12
Jan.10  Spain  Police holds 20 'Iraq recruiters'
Jan.13   West Pakistan
  A CIA strike on a building in village near the Afghan border may have killed Osama bin Laden's most-trusted aide
 Darfur  AU backs UN plan for Sudan force Jan.19   Hungary Slovak military plane crashes. 42 die  An AN-24 plane believed to be carrying 45 soldiers and 3 crew members has crashed in rugged terrain Jan.25   Washington Report: Army stretched to breaking point
Jan.27  Gaza  Palestinian groups clash Jan.28   Gaza Hamas leader: 'Palestinian army' possible

February 2006 ... more > Top ^
Feb.1   West Bank Troops clash with Israeli settlers  Mounted troops in riot gear clashed with stone-throwing Jewish protesters as they began dismantling homes Feb.2   Gaza   Gunmen shut EU office over cartoons  Palestinian gunmen shut down the EU office, demanding an apology for German, French and Norwegian newspapers Feb.4  Iran  Iran to halt snap nuclear checks Feb.13   Iran     Iran restarts uranium work
  Iran has resumed uranium-enrichment work at its Natanz nuclear plant
Feb.16  Iraq  Iraq 'death squad caught in act' Feb.21  Serbia  Serbian media fan Mladic rumours Feb.23   Manila   Army 'foils coup plot'  The army says it has thwarted an attempt by soldiers to overthrow the president Gloria Arroyo   Baghdad     Curfew aims to curb violence  The government has put Baghdad and 3 provinces under curfew for much of Friday Feb.24  Baghdad  Curfew extended to stem revenge attacks Feb.26   Iraq Renewed violence amid calls for calm Feb.28  Baghdad  Blasts kill at least 35

March 2006 ... more > Top ^
Mar.2  Baghdad  Authorities to impose Sabbath curfew Mar.8   North Korea N. Korea fires missiles
Mar.14   West Bank Israelis storm Palestinian prison
  6 inmates were holed up and vowing not to be taken alive. Palestinian guards clashed with Israelis.    An Israeli army raid on a Jericho jail holding a senior militant , Ahmed Saadat, has sparked a wave of kidnappings and protest. US and ...
Mar.16   Sunni Triangle   Military launches largest air assault   50 aircraft are involved in Operation Swarmer with more than 1,500 Iraqi and U.S. troops near Samarra   Iraq U.S. probes 15 Iraqi civilian deaths   The U.S. military has opened a criminal investigation into the deaths of civilians in the city of Haditha Mar.19  Somalia  US captures 13 'pirates'   Washington Debate over Iraq strong as ever Mar.22   Basque   ETA declares permanent cease-fire  The separatist group has declared a 'permanent cease-fire', raising hopes for an end to 37 years of violence Mar.23   Iraq Peace group hostages freed Mar.24  Washington  Russia 'gave Iraq intelligence'

April 2006 ... more > Top ^
Apr.2  Iran  High-speed underwater missile test-fired Apr.3  Sierra Leone  Taylor appears in war crimes case Apr.8  Gaza  6 dead in second day of strikes Apr.11   Iran   Iran 'advances uranium program'
  Ex-President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani: Iran has advanced its uranium enrichment program.    In a televised speech in the h oly city of Mashhad president Ahmadinejad insist...
Apr.12   Chad Rebels close in on capital  Rebels vowing to overthrow the president have moved to within 65 miles of N'Djamena Apr.14  Afghanistan  47 killed in attack on Taliban Apr.15  Washington  Rumsfeld resignation row simmers Apr.25   Sri Lanka   Bomb targets army chief  At least 8 people have been killed in a suicide bomb. The head of the army has been seriously injured  Sri Lanka  Military strikes on Tamil bases Apr.26   Nepal Rebels declare ceasefire Apr.28  Washington  Abu Ghraib interrogation chief charged Apr.30  Nigeria  Darfur peace talks extended

May 2006 ... more > Top ^
May.5   Nigeria Main parties sign Darfur accord
  The Sudanese government and the largest rebel group have signed a deal aimed at ending 3 years of conflict.    The deal, brokered by the African Union, calls for the disbandment of rebel forces an...
May.6   Southern Iraq   UK troops attacked after copter crash  Crowds of Iraqis attacked troops with rocks and Molotov cocktail after a military helicopter crashed  Afghanistan  10 U.S. soldiers killed in copter crash May.11   Sri Lanka Dozens dead in clashes May.12   Somalia 130 dead in fighting May.17  Southern Afghanistan  'Many dead' in major clash May.18  Gaza  Rival forces exchange fire May.21   Kandahar '80 die' in air strike May.23   Greece Greek, Turkish fighter jets crash May.25   East Timor Fierce gunbattles
  3 people killed, as international troops started arriving to help quell a rebellion by disgruntled ex-soldiers
 Somalia  Battle intensifies for Mogadishu

June 2006 ... more > Top ^
Jun.2  Iraq  Troops cleared of wrongdoing Jun.5   Somalia Islamists claim Mogadishu victory
Map of Baquba Somalia
  An Islamist militia has seized the capital, after weeks of fighting against an alliance of warlords backed by the US
Jun.8   Iraq   U.S. airstrike kills al-Zarqawi
Map of Baquba Iraq
  Al Qaeda in Iraq leader, the coalition's most wanted man in Iraq, was killed near Baquba
 U.S. and Iraqi officials first revealed the news to reporters. U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Bill Caldwell: two F-16s dropped two 500-pound bombs on a safe house 6 people, including and a key al-Zarqawi lieutenant, spiritual adviser Sheik Abd-al-Rahman, were killed in the strike Bush: Al-Zarqawi's death gives Iraq a chance to 'turn the tide' in the fight against the insurgency
 Iraq  Zarqawi raids uncover new leads Jun.9   Gaza   Explosion shakes Hamas cease-fire  The explosion is killing at least 7 people and prompting Hamas to call off a cease-fire with Israel Jun.11  China  China arms sales 'fuel conflicts' Jun.12  Gaza  Palestinian security forces clash Jun.14  Somalia  Islamists capture key town Jun.15   Southern Afghanistan 40 killed as troops take aim at Taliban  Nepal  PM and rebel leader meet Jun.17  Baghdad  23 killed in string of attacks   Baghdad Insurgents captured U.S. soldiers  Iraqi witnesses say they saw 2 U.S. soldiers being led away by masked insurgents to a pair of cars Jun.18   Afghanistan Insurgents toll rises to 85 Jun.19  Washington  US warns N Korea off missile test Jun.21   USA 8 U.S. troops charged with murder Jun.24  Kandahar  US-led forces 'kill 65 Taleban' Jun.25   Gaza   Militants kill Israeli 2 soldiers. 1 seized
  Israeli soldier 'seized' in raid. Israeli tanks, helicopters and ground forces have crossed into Gaza.    Israel has asked its international partners to put pressure on the Palestinians to secure the release of a soldier...
 Sri Lanka  Bomber kills general Jun.26  Gaza  Demands set for captured Israeli Jun.27   Gaza   Israeli troops move into Gaza
  The troops crossed the border into southern Gaza to secure the return of a soldier kidnapped by Palestinian militants
Jun.28  Syria  Israel warplanes over home of Assad   West Bank Israel seizes Hamas legislators
Jun.30  Gaza  Militants demand prisoners release

July 2006 ... more > Top ^
Jul.1   Gaza Israel hits Palestinian PM's office
Jul.4   North Korea   North Korea tests long-range missile
  North Korea also fired 5 shorter-range rockets. The closely watched long-range test failed within a minute
 The tests lasted about 5 hours. The Taepodong-2 failed after about 40 seconds. The short-range missiles all landed in the Sea of Japan. U.N. Security Council is planning to meet to discuss N. Korea's actions
Jul.5   UN Security Council Outcry over N Korea missile test  North Korea  N Korea vows more missile tests Jul.6  Gaza  Troops, militants battle Jul.8  Gaza  Palestinian PM appeals for calm  Gaza  Israel launches new strikes Jul.10   North Caucasus Most-wanted warlord Basayev killed  Kabul  Rumsfeld arrives in Afghanistan Jul.11  Gaza  Israel army enters central Gaza Jul.12   Southern Lebanon   Hezbollah kidnapping prompts war
  Guerrillas killed 3 Israeli soldiers and captured 2 more, prompting airstrikes and military raids inside southern Lebanon
 Israel has launched air strikes on bridges and roads in southern Lebanon to stop Hezbollah moving the soldiers. Israeli cabinet endorsed a strong response against the militants
  Southern Lebanon Israeli troops enter Lebanon   Beirut   Israeli jets strike Beirut airport
  Israeli fighter jets are expanding military campaign against Hezbollah holding two Israeli soldiers captive
Jul.13   Beirut   Israel imposes Lebanon blockade  The warships have blocked ports, and Lebanon international airport was closed after Israeli bombing  Beirut  Israeli warplanes hit Beirut suburb Jul.14  Southern Lebanon  Hezbollah ready for 'war on every level'   Southern Lebanon     4 Israelis missing after naval raid  4 servicemen are missing after one of its vessels was struck by a missile fired by Hezbollah militants Jul.15  Beirut  Israel hits targets along Lebanese coast  Beirut  PM Siniora: Lebanon is disaster zone   Northern Israel Hezbollah rockets again hit Haifa Jul.16   Beirut   Israel pounds Beirut after Haifa hit  Airstrikes pounded the southern suburbs of Beirut where Hezbollah members lived and worked  Northern Lebanon  Israeli raids reach north Lebanon Jul.17  Beirut  Israeli jets in new raids Jul.18   Lebanon Westerners flee Lebanon  The governments moved to get their citizens to safety by land, sea and air   Southern Lebanon   Israeli troops enter southern Lebanon
  The ground troops have entered Lebanon on a mission to destroy outposts of the militant group Hezbollah
Jul.19  Southern Lebanon  Israeli forces battle Hezbollah   Beirut PM: Lebanon 'has been torn to shreds' Jul.20   Southern Lebanon Israel, Hezbollah clash on border  Somalia  Ethiopia troops cross into Somalia  Cambodia  Khmer Rouge 'butcher' dies at 80 Jul.21   Israel   Israel calls up army reservists  The reservists being called up could fill in for troops in the West Bank and Gaza  Israel  Israeli troops mass on Lebanon border Jul.22   Southern Lebanon Israeli sends tanks to gain foothold   Southern Lebanon Thousands flee southern Lebanon
  Israel issued a specific warning to civilians in 14 villages, telling them to leave
  Southern Lebanon   Israeli military seizes Maroun al-Ras  The military entered the southern Lebanese village to establish its 'first foothold' in a security buffer along the border Jul.23   Beirut UN appalled by Beirut devastation Jul.24   Southern Lebanon     Israel takes aim at Hezbollah stronghold  Israeli forces and militants were locked in fierce fighting in southern Lebanon around he Bint Jubeil area Jul.25   Southern Lebanon   Israeli airstrike hits U.N. observer post
  The strike is killing at least two of the agency's observers, according to the U.N. Interim Force in Lebanon.    The observers were Austrian, Finnish, Canadian and Chinese UNIFIL said there had been 14 incidents of fire close to t...
Jul.26   Rome Mideast talks fail to reach cease-fire   Southern Lebanon     Nine Israeli soldiers killed  8 troops died near the town of Bint Jbeil Jul.27   Israel Israel to bolster troop numbers Jul.28   Israel Israel: Hezbollah has new, powerful missile Jul.29  Jerusalem  Israelis reject cease-fire Jul.30   Southern Lebanon Israeli air attack kills 28 civilians
  Israel mistakenly destroyed a building near a Hezbollah rocket-launching site in Qana. Initial claim: 60 died.    The airstrikes hit a residential building that housed refugees, which was near Hezbollah rocket launching sites It was the deadliest attack in 19 days of fighting between Hezbollah a...
 Southern Lebanon  Israel halts fire for Qana probe Jul.31  Jerusalem  Israel 'not ready for truce yet'   Jerusalem Israel to expand ground campaign

August 2006 ... more > Top ^
Aug.1  Sunni Triangle  Car bombs kill at least 44  Southern Lebanon  Heavy fighting in town of Aita Al-Shaab   Lebanon Israel strikes deep into Lebanon
 Israel  Israel 'takes Hezbollah fighters' Aug.2   Israel   Hezbollah launches rocket onslaught  Hezbollah sent190 rockets killing one civilian and wounding more than a dozen others  Sri Lanka  Muslims flee fighting   Beirut Israel resume airstrikes on Beirut Aug.3  Beirut  Bombs pound Beirut for second night Aug.4  Lebanon  Israeli border strike 'kills 23'   Beirut Israel's bombs cut off Beirut  Israel is saying the attacks were designed to thwart Syrian attempts to arm Hezbollah Aug.5   UN Security Council U.S., France draft truce deal goes to U.N.  UN Security Council  Security Council considers truce plan Aug.6   Northern Israel 12 Israelis, 8 Lebanese killed Aug.7  UN  Lebanon proposes plan to end violence Aug.8  Southern Lebanon  Israel warns of more strikes around Tyre Aug.9  Jerusalem  Israel votes to push deeper into Lebanon   Southern Lebanon   Troops, tanks moved across border  Israel lobbed artillery rounds into southern Lebanon. A vicious battle broke out in Khiyam   Southern Lebanon Israel seizes town of Marjayoun Aug.11   UN Security Council U.N. adopts Mideast deal
  The Security Council unanimously approved a proposal aimed at ending the conflict between Israel and Hezbollah.    Israeli Security Cabinet was likely to sign off on the 1701 resolution on Sunday. Hezbollah has not responded. Annan said welcomed the resolution. The Resolution calls for increasing the number of U.N. troops i...
  Southern Lebanon Israel broadening ground offensive Aug.12   Southern Lebanon Hezbollah leader agrees to cease-fire Aug.13   Jerusalem Cabinet approves cease-fire resolution  Southern Lebanon  Missiles fly in final hours Aug.14   Southern Lebanon   Israel-Hezbollah cease-fire in effect
  A U.N.-brokered cease-fire took effect on the 34th day of fighting, although both sides launched final attacks
 4 mortar rounds were fired inside Lebanon after the cease-fire; none of them hit Israeli territory, Lebanese forces are to move into southern Lebanon to prevent a return of the violence
  Southern Lebanon Refugees stream back  Southern Lebanon  Fragile truce holding Aug.15  Israel  Israel sets timetable for Lebanon pullout Aug.16   Southern Lebanon Israel begun withdrawal from Lebanon  Beirut  Lebanon army set to move to south   Southern Lebanon Lebanese troops deploy  The troops have begun deploying south of the Litani River as part of the U.N.-brokered cease-fire Aug.17   UN States pledge troops for Lebanon Aug.18  UN  Plea for European peacekeepers Aug.19   Lebanon Israelis carried out raid in Bekaa Valley  Commandos carried out a raid by an elite unit; IDF clashed with Hezbollah Aug.21   Italy Italy steps in with Lebanon offer Aug.22  Baghdad  Witness tells of chemical bombs Aug.24   Paris France boosts Lebanon peace force Aug.25  Paris  Chirac doubts Lebanon force size Aug.26  Uganda  Uganda and LRA rebels sign truce Aug.27   Lebanon Nasrallah regrets triggering war  Baghdad  Prime Minister denies civil war as 50 die

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Sep.2   Kandahar 14 Britons die in NATO crash
Sep.3  Sunni Triangle  Al Qaeda in Iraq No. 2 held Sep.4  UN  UN 'to mediate in soldiers row' Sep.5   Tribal Areas   'Taleban' in peace deal   Pakistan has signed North Waziristan accord with pro-Taleban militants on the Afghan border to end the unrest Sep.7  Baghdad  US hands over Iraq army control  Lebanon  Israel eases blockade of Lebanon Sep.8  Kabul  Suicide bomb hits US convoy Sep.9  Poland  Nato seeks Afghan troops boost Sep.10   Southern Afghanistan Nato kills 94 'Taleban fighters' Sep.13   NATO     NATO fails on Afghan troops plea  No offers have been made by states in response to requests by commanders in Afghanistan Sep.14  Poland  Poland to boost Nato Afghan force Sep.19   Thailand Army chief leads coup while PM away
  The chiefs of the army, navy and air force met with King Adulyadej to declare they were taking over the country.    Army chief Gen. Boonyaratkalin announced that the military and opposition Party of Democratic Reform were taking over while Thaksin Shinawatra was at a U.N. meeting. Thaksin canceled a sched...
Sep.21   Musharraf 'U.S. threatened to bomb us'  Musharraf: U.S. threatened to bomb Pakistan back to the Stone Age if he did not help war on terror Sep.22  Beirut  Hezbollah leader reappears at victory rally Sep.24  Somalia  Islamists seized port of Kismayo Sep.26   Washington Iraq war fuels terror - US report Sep.29   Baghdad Total curfew declared in capital Sep.30   Southern Lebanon   Last Israeli soldier withdraws
  The last Israeli soldier left Lebanon, more than a month after a U.N. resolution ended the 34-day war


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Oct.5  Afghanistan  NATO expands role in Afghanistan Oct.6  North Korea  Shots fired amid Korean tension Oct.7   Moscow War critic writer murdered
  Anna Politkovskaya was known for her critical coverage of the war in Chechnya. Her body was found in an elevator
Oct.8  Iraq  30 rebels killed in mostly Shiite city Oct.9   North Korea   North Korea claims nuclear test
  Official Korean Central News Agency: North Korea claimed it has performed a successful nuclear test
 South Korean officials confirmed that North Korea performed its first nuclear test. The apparent test was conducted at 10:36 a.m. in Hwaderi near Kilju city. China was given a 20-minute warning and in turn told the U.S., Japan and S. Korea. The U.S. Geological Survey recorded a 4.2-magnitude quake in North Korea at 10:35 a.m., 385 kilometers northeast of the capital, Pyongyang
Oct.10  Congo  DR Congo children 'still armed' Oct.11  New York  Study claims 655,000 Iraqi deaths Oct.12   Paris   French in Armenia 'genocide' row
  French parliament approved a bill making it a crime to deny Armenians suffered genocide by Ottoman Turks.    Armenia says Turks killed 1.5m people systematically in 1...
  London General seeks UK Iraq withdrawal Oct.13   Washington Evidence of radioactivity from N. Korea Oct.16   Sri Lanka Blast 'kills 90' sailors Map of Colombo Sri Lanka
  An explosives-laden truck rammed into Naval convoy at Habarana, 150 miles from Colombo in the central section
Oct.17   North Korea N. Korea may planning 2nd nuclear test Oct.18  Sunni Triangle  Attacks kill 10 U.S. troops in single day Oct.19  Mosul  Suicide bomber, clashes kill 20 in Mosul Oct.20   Southern Iraq Shiite militia seizes city   Washington   Bush holds Iraq strategy talks  Gen. John Abizaid arrived for meetings with the President Bush, Rumsfeld and Casey Oct.23   Iraq   October deadliest month for U.S. troops  The U.S. military's death toll for October stands at 85, the highest of the year Oct.24  Baghdad  Masked men abducted U.S. soldier Oct.25  Baghdad  Iraq, U.S. forces take on militia   Berlin   Skull scandal 'disgusts' Germany
  Chancellor Merkel called photos of soldiers in Afghanistan playing with a skull 'shocking and disgusting'
 Washington  Bush 'dissatisfied' with Iraq war Oct.26   Southern Afghanistan 'Civilians killed' in Nato raids
 Southern Afghanistan  Nato confirms raid deaths Oct.27   Iran Iran 'fires up nuclear processors' Oct.30   Tribal Areas     'Al Qaeda school' attack: 80 dead
  Pakistani troops backed by helicopters were destroying an al Qaeda-linked training facility.    The madrassa in the tribal area of Bajaur was destroy...


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Nov.3   Gaza   Gunmen flee in human shield
  Militants escaped, slipping away in a crowd of women who had come to protest the Israeli action
  Baghdad 83 bullet-riddled bodies found in city Nov.6  Baghdad  Capital on lockdown after Hussein verdict Nov.8   Gaza   Israeli raid 'kills 19 civilians'  Palestinian sources: At least 18 Palestinians have been killed by tank fire in the town of Beit Hanoun by tank shells   Washington   Bush replaces Rumsfeld by Gates
  President former CIA chief introduced Robert Gates as his nominee to replace Donald Rumsfeld as secretary of defense.    Gates was a member of the Iraq Study Group, a panel that is making recommendation...
Nov.12   Baghdad Bombers kill 35 Iraq police recruits Nov.14  Israel  Palestinian rockets kill Israeli Nov.16   Sudan Sudan 'backs' Darfur force plan   Sudan has agreed in principle to allow a joint UN and African Union peacekeeping force into Darfur Nov.17  London  Blair accepts 'disaster' in Iraq Nov.21   Nepal Government, rebels sign peace accord Nov.22   Gaza Israeli troops advance into 2 towns Nov.25   Gaza Palestinians, Israel agree to cease-fire
  All Palestinian factions have agreed to stop firing rockets into Israel . Israel has agreed to withdraw troops from Gaza.    Abbas has won a commitment from all militant groups and phoned Olmert to say he had agreement from ...
Nov.26   Jordan King warns of civil wars   Abdullah has warned that 3 civil wars could break out unless the international community takes urgent action  Tehran  Military plane crashes in Tehran Nov.28   Latvia NATO eyes Afghan handover in 2008 Nov.29  Latvia  NATO signals Afghan reinforcements

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Dec.4   Fiji   Military 'takes control of Fiji'   The military commander of Fiji Cmdr Frank Bainimarama has announced he has taken over control of the country Dec.6   Washington Iraq Study Group: Situation grave
  The report given to President Bush says the U.S. needs to change its strategy to tackle the deteriorating situation.    Report calls for a diplomatic offensive, end U.S. combat role by 2008. U.S. mission should evolve to role of su...
Dec.8  Iraq  Coalition: crackdown kills 20 insurgents Dec.15  Washington  US 'troop boost in Iraq likely' Dec.17  Gaza  Hamas rejects early elections amid clashes Dec.18  Gaza  New clash outside hospital Dec.20   Washington Bush: Army need to increase in size  Somalia  Heavy fighting erupts Dec.21   Somalia   Somalis 'at war' with Ethiopia  The leader of the Union of Islamic Courts says they are in a state of war with Ethiopia   Washington Marines charged in Haditha killings Dec.22   Sudan Sudan agrees to U.N. peacekeeping plan Dec.23  Afghanistan  U.S.: Top bin Laden associate killed Dec.24   Somalia Ethiopian jets bomb Somalia areas   Southern Iraq UK troops storm Iraqi police HQ  More than 1,000 troops demolished the Jamiat police station to rescue 178 prisoners Dec.26  Somalia  Islamic forces retreat Dec.27   Somalia   Islamists withdraw from Mogadishu
  Somali Islamist leader Sheikh Sharif Ahmed said that all Islamist forces had withdrawn from the capital.    'We have withdrawn all the leaders and members,' the top Somali Islamic leader told al-Jazeera. Gunfire e...
Dec.28  Somalia  Mogadishu falls to government troops Dec.31   Somalia Militia abandon last major stronghold


  Iran 'advances uranium program'




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2006
Mar.19  Somalia  US captures 13 'pirates'
Apr.11   Iran
  Ex-President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani: Iran has advanced its uranium enrichment program.    In a televised speech in the h oly city of Mashhad president Ahmadinejad insist...




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2006 Jun.25   Gaza Militants kill Israeli 2 soldiers. 1 seized
  Israeli soldier 'seized' in raid. Israeli tanks, helicopters and ground forces have crossed into Gaza.    Israel has asked its international partners to put pressure on the Palestinians to secure the release of a soldier...
Jul.26   Southern Lebanon   Nine Israeli soldiers killed  8 troops died near the town of Bint Jbeil Oct.18  Sunni Triangle  Attacks kill 10 U.S. troops in single day Oct.23   Iraq October deadliest month for U.S. troops  The U.S. military's death toll for October stands at 85, the highest of the year



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2006 Jun.11  China  China arms sales 'fuel conflicts'



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2006 Jul.12   Southern Lebanon   Hezbollah kidnapping prompts war
  Guerrillas killed 3 Israeli soldiers and captured 2 more, prompting airstrikes and military raids inside southern Lebanon
 Israel has launched air strikes on bridges and roads in southern Lebanon to stop Hezbollah moving the soldiers. Israeli cabinet endorsed a strong response against the militants
Oct.6  North Korea  Shots fired amid Korean tension



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2006 Feb.16  Iraq  Iraq 'death squad caught in act' Feb.21  Serbia  Serbian media fan Mladic rumours Mar.16   Iraq U.S. probes 15 Iraqi civilian deaths   The U.S. military has opened a criminal investigation into the deaths of civilians in the city of Haditha Apr.3  Sierra Leone  Taylor appears in war crimes case Apr.28  Washington  Abu Ghraib interrogation chief charged Jun.2  Iraq  Troops cleared of wrongdoing Jun.17  Baghdad  23 killed in string of attacks Jun.21   USA 8 U.S. troops charged with murder Jul.20  Cambodia  Khmer Rouge 'butcher' dies at 80 Aug.7  UN  Lebanon proposes plan to end violence Aug.9  Jerusalem  Israel votes to push deeper into Lebanon Aug.13   Jerusalem Cabinet approves cease-fire resolution Aug.22  Baghdad  Witness tells of chemical bombs Oct.10  Congo  DR Congo children 'still armed' Oct.12   Paris   French in Armenia 'genocide' row
  French parliament approved a bill making it a crime to deny Armenians suffered genocide by Ottoman Turks.    Armenia says Turks killed 1.5m people systematically in 1...
Oct.24  Baghdad  Masked men abducted U.S. soldier Oct.25   Berlin Skull scandal 'disgusts' Germany
  Chancellor Merkel called photos of soldiers in Afghanistan playing with a skull 'shocking and disgusting'
Nov.3   Gaza Gunmen flee in human shield
  Militants escaped, slipping away in a crowd of women who had come to protest the Israeli action
Nov.3   Baghdad 83 bullet-riddled bodies found in city Nov.14  Israel  Palestinian rockets kill Israeli Dec.21   Washington Marines charged in Haditha killings



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2006 Feb.1   West Bank Troops clash with Israeli settlers  Mounted troops in riot gear clashed with stone-throwing Jewish protesters as they began dismantling homes Apr.25   Sri Lanka   Bomb targets army chief  At least 8 people have been killed in a suicide bomb. The head of the army has been seriously injured Jun.27   Gaza Israeli troops move into Gaza
  The troops crossed the border into southern Gaza to secure the return of a soldier kidnapped by Palestinian militants
Jul.11  Gaza  Israel army enters central Gaza Jul.12   Southern Lebanon Israeli troops enter Lebanon Jul.18   Southern Lebanon Israeli troops enter southern Lebanon
  The ground troops have entered Lebanon on a mission to destroy outposts of the militant group Hezbollah
Jul.20   Southern Lebanon Israel, Hezbollah clash on border Jul.20  Somalia  Ethiopia troops cross into Somalia Jul.21   Israel Israel calls up army reservists  The reservists being called up could fill in for troops in the West Bank and Gaza Jul.21  Israel  Israeli troops mass on Lebanon border Jul.22   Southern Lebanon Israeli sends tanks to gain foothold Jul.22   Southern Lebanon Israeli military seizes Maroun al-Ras  The military entered the southern Lebanese village to establish its 'first foothold' in a security buffer along the border Jul.24   Southern Lebanon   Israel takes aim at Hezbollah stronghold  Israeli forces and militants were locked in fierce fighting in southern Lebanon around he Bint Jubeil area Aug.1  Southern Lebanon  Heavy fighting in town of Aita Al-Shaab Aug.1   Lebanon Israel strikes deep into Lebanon Aug.5   UN Security Council U.S., France draft truce deal goes to U.N. Aug.9   Southern Lebanon Troops, tanks moved across border  Israel lobbed artillery rounds into southern Lebanon. A vicious battle broke out in Khiyam Aug.9   Southern Lebanon Israel seizes town of Marjayoun Aug.11   Southern Lebanon Israel broadening ground offensive Nov.22   Gaza Israeli troops advance into 2 towns



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2006 Mar.19  Somalia  US captures 13 'pirates' May.11   Sri Lanka Dozens dead in clashes
Jul.13   Beirut Israel imposes Lebanon blockade  The warships have blocked ports, and Lebanon international airport was closed after Israeli bombing Jul.14   Southern Lebanon   4 Israelis missing after naval raid  4 servicemen are missing after one of its vessels was struck by a missile fired by Hezbollah militants



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2006 Feb.23   Manila Army 'foils coup plot'  The army says it has thwarted an attempt by soldiers to overthrow the president Gloria Arroyo Apr.25   Sri Lanka   Bomb targets army chief  At least 8 people have been killed in a suicide bomb. The head of the army has been seriously injured Sep.19   Thailand Army chief leads coup while PM away
  The chiefs of the army, navy and air force met with King Adulyadej to declare they were taking over the country.    Army chief Gen. Boonyaratkalin announced that the military and opposition Party of Democratic Reform were taking over while Thaksin Shinawatra was at a U.N. meeting. Thaksin canceled a sched...
Dec.4   Fiji Military 'takes control of Fiji'   The military commander of Fiji Cmdr Frank Bainimarama has announced he has taken over control of the country



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2006 Apr.3  Sierra Leone  Taylor appears in war crimes case Apr.28  Washington  Abu Ghraib interrogation chief charged Jun.2  Iraq  Troops cleared of wrongdoing Jun.21   USA 8 U.S. troops charged with murder Aug.22  Baghdad  Witness tells of chemical bombs Nov.8   Washington   Bush replaces Rumsfeld by Gates
  President former CIA chief introduced Robert Gates as his nominee to replace Donald Rumsfeld as secretary of defense.    Gates was a member of the Iraq Study Group, a panel that is making recommendation...
Dec.21   Washington Marines charged in Haditha killings



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2006 Mar.8   North Korea N. Korea fires missiles
Apr.2  Iran  High-speed underwater missile test-fired Jun.19  Washington  US warns N Korea off missile test Jul.4   North Korea North Korea tests long-range missile
  North Korea also fired 5 shorter-range rockets. The closely watched long-range test failed within a minute
 The tests lasted about 5 hours. The Taepodong-2 failed after about 40 seconds. The short-range missiles all landed in the Sea of Japan. U.N. Security Council is planning to meet to discuss N. Korea's actions
Jul.5   UN Security Council Outcry over N Korea missile test Jul.5  North Korea  N Korea vows more missile tests Jul.28   Israel Israel: Hezbollah has new, powerful missile Aug.2   Israel Hezbollah launches rocket onslaught  Hezbollah sent190 rockets killing one civilian and wounding more than a dozen others Aug.13  Southern Lebanon  Missiles fly in final hours Oct.7   Moscow War critic writer murdered
  Anna Politkovskaya was known for her critical coverage of the war in Chechnya. Her body was found in an elevator




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2006 May.18  Gaza  Rival forces exchange fire Jun.14  Somalia  Islamists capture key town Jun.17   Baghdad Insurgents captured U.S. soldiers  Iraqi witnesses say they saw 2 U.S. soldiers being led away by masked insurgents to a pair of cars Jul.12   Southern Lebanon   Hezbollah kidnapping prompts war
  Guerrillas killed 3 Israeli soldiers and captured 2 more, prompting airstrikes and military raids inside southern Lebanon
 Israel has launched air strikes on bridges and roads in southern Lebanon to stop Hezbollah moving the soldiers. Israeli cabinet endorsed a strong response against the militants
Oct.24  Baghdad  Masked men abducted U.S. soldier Nov.12   Baghdad Bombers kill 35 Iraq police recruits Dec.18  Gaza  New clash outside hospital Dec.26  Somalia  Islamic forces retreat Dec.27   Somalia Islamists withdraw from Mogadishu
  Somali Islamist leader Sheikh Sharif Ahmed said that all Islamist forces had withdrawn from the capital.    'We have withdrawn all the leaders and members,' the top Somali Islamic leader told al-Jazeera. Gunfire e...
Dec.28  Somalia  Mogadishu falls to government troops Dec.31   Somalia Militia abandon last major stronghold



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2006 Mar.19   Washington Debate over Iraq strong as ever




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2006 Nov.28   Latvia NATO eyes Afghan handover in 2008
Nov.29  Latvia  NATO signals Afghan reinforcements



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2006 Jun.19  Washington  US warns N Korea off missile test Nov.26   Jordan King warns of civil wars   Abdullah has warned that 3 civil wars could break out unless the international community takes urgent action



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2006 Feb.2   Gaza   Gunmen shut EU office over cartoons  Palestinian gunmen shut down the EU office, demanding an apology for German, French and Norwegian newspapers Mar.14   West Bank Israelis storm Palestinian prison
  6 inmates were holed up and vowing not to be taken alive. Palestinian guards clashed with Israelis.    An Israeli army raid on a Jericho jail holding a senior militant , Ahmed Saadat, has sparked a wave of kidnappings and protest. US and ...
Mar.16   Iraq U.S. probes 15 Iraqi civilian deaths   The U.S. military has opened a criminal investigation into the deaths of civilians in the city of Haditha Mar.24  Washington  Russia 'gave Iraq intelligence' Jun.8  Iraq  Zarqawi raids uncover new leads Jun.9   Gaza   Explosion shakes Hamas cease-fire  The explosion is killing at least 7 people and prompting Hamas to call off a cease-fire with Israel Jun.11  China  China arms sales 'fuel conflicts' Jun.26  Gaza  Demands set for captured Israeli Jun.28   West Bank Israel seizes Hamas legislators Jul.15  Beirut  PM Siniora: Lebanon is disaster zone Jul.16  Northern Lebanon  Israeli raids reach north Lebanon Jul.18   Lebanon Westerners flee Lebanon  The governments moved to get their citizens to safety by land, sea and air Jul.19  Southern Lebanon  Israeli forces battle Hezbollah Jul.22   Southern Lebanon Thousands flee southern Lebanon
  Israel issued a specific warning to civilians in 14 villages, telling them to leave
Aug.1  Israel  Israel 'takes Hezbollah fighters' Aug.6   Northern Israel 12 Israelis, 8 Lebanese killed Aug.8  Southern Lebanon  Israel warns of more strikes around Tyre Aug.14   Southern Lebanon Refugees stream back Aug.19   Lebanon Israelis carried out raid in Bekaa Valley  Commandos carried out a raid by an elite unit; IDF clashed with Hezbollah Aug.27   Lebanon Nasrallah regrets triggering war Aug.27  Baghdad  Prime Minister denies civil war as 50 die Sep.7  Lebanon  Israel eases blockade of Lebanon Sep.21   Musharraf 'U.S. threatened to bomb us'  Musharraf: U.S. threatened to bomb Pakistan back to the Stone Age if he did not help war on terror Sep.22  Beirut  Hezbollah leader reappears at victory rally Sep.29   Baghdad Total curfew declared in capital Nov.6  Baghdad  Capital on lockdown after Hussein verdict Dec.6   Washington Iraq Study Group: Situation grave
  The report given to President Bush says the U.S. needs to change its strategy to tackle the deteriorating situation.    Report calls for a diplomatic offensive, end U.S. combat role by 2008. U.S. mission should evolve to role of su...
Dec.17  Gaza  Hamas rejects early elections amid clashes Dec.21   Somalia   Somalis 'at war' with Ethiopia  The leader of the Union of Islamic Courts says they are in a state of war with Ethiopia Dec.24   Southern Iraq UK troops storm Iraqi police HQ  More than 1,000 troops demolished the Jamiat police station to rescue 178 prisoners



World, War & Army, 2006 Aviation Disasters Timeline ... See World Aviation Disasters timeline Top ^
2006 Jan.8  Iraq  U.S. helicopter crash kills 12 Jan.13   West Pakistan Airstrike targeted al-Zawahiri
  A CIA strike on a building in village near the Afghan border may have killed Osama bin Laden's most-trusted aide
Jan.19   Hungary Slovak military plane crashes. 42 die  An AN-24 plane believed to be carrying 45 soldiers and 3 crew members has crashed in rugged terrain Jan.19   Hungary Slovak military plane crashes. 42 die  An AN-24 plane believed to be carrying 45 soldiers and 3 crew members has crashed in rugged terrain Mar.16   Sunni Triangle Military launches largest air assault   50 aircraft are involved in Operation Swarmer with more than 1,500 Iraqi and U.S. troops near Samarra Apr.8  Gaza  6 dead in second day of strikes Apr.25  Sri Lanka  Military strikes on Tamil bases May.6   Southern Iraq   UK troops attacked after copter crash  Crowds of Iraqis attacked troops with rocks and Molotov cocktail after a military helicopter crashed May.6  Afghanistan  10 U.S. soldiers killed in copter crash May.21   Kandahar '80 die' in air strike May.23   Greece Greek, Turkish fighter jets crash May.23   Greece Greek, Turkish fighter jets crash Jun.8   Iraq   U.S. airstrike kills al-Zarqawi
Map of Baquba Iraq
  Al Qaeda in Iraq leader, the coalition's most wanted man in Iraq, was killed near Baquba
 U.S. and Iraqi officials first revealed the news to reporters. U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Bill Caldwell: two F-16s dropped two 500-pound bombs on a safe house 6 people, including and a key al-Zarqawi lieutenant, spiritual adviser Sheik Abd-al-Rahman, were killed in the strike Bush: Al-Zarqawi's death gives Iraq a chance to 'turn the tide' in the fight against the insurgency
Jun.28  Syria  Israel warplanes over home of Assad Jul.1   Gaza Israel hits Palestinian PM's office Jul.8  Gaza  Israel launches new strikes Jul.10  Kabul  Rumsfeld arrives in Afghanistan Jul.12   Beirut Israeli jets strike Beirut airport
  Israeli fighter jets are expanding military campaign against Hezbollah holding two Israeli soldiers captive
Jul.13  Beirut  Israeli warplanes hit Beirut suburb Jul.15  Beirut  Israel hits targets along Lebanese coast Jul.16   Beirut Israel pounds Beirut after Haifa hit  Airstrikes pounded the southern suburbs of Beirut where Hezbollah members lived and worked Jul.17  Beirut  Israeli jets in new raids Jul.25   Southern Lebanon   Israeli airstrike hits U.N. observer post
  The strike is killing at least two of the agency's observers, according to the U.N. Interim Force in Lebanon.    The observers were Austrian, Finnish, Canadian and Chinese UNIFIL said there had been 14 incidents of fire close to t...
Jul.30   Southern Lebanon Israeli air attack kills 28 civilians
  Israel mistakenly destroyed a building near a Hezbollah rocket-launching site in Qana. Initial claim: 60 died.    The airstrikes hit a residential building that housed refugees, which was near Hezbollah rocket launching sites It was the deadliest attack in 19 days of fighting between Hezbollah a...
Aug.2   Beirut Israel resume airstrikes on Beirut Aug.3  Beirut  Bombs pound Beirut for second night Aug.4  Lebanon  Israeli border strike 'kills 23' Aug.4   Beirut Israel's bombs cut off Beirut  Israel is saying the attacks were designed to thwart Syrian attempts to arm Hezbollah Sep.2   Kandahar 14 Britons die in NATO crash Sep.2   Kandahar 14 Britons die in NATO crash Oct.30   Tribal Areas   'Al Qaeda school' attack: 80 dead
  Pakistani troops backed by helicopters were destroying an al Qaeda-linked training facility.    The madrassa in the tribal area of Bajaur was destroy...
Nov.26  Tehran  Military plane crashes in Tehran Nov.26  Tehran  Military plane crashes in Tehran Dec.23  Afghanistan  U.S.: Top bin Laden associate killed Dec.24   Somalia Ethiopian jets bomb Somalia areas



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2006 May.5   Nigeria Main parties sign Darfur accord
  The Sudanese government and the largest rebel group have signed a deal aimed at ending 3 years of conflict.    The deal, brokered by the African Union, calls for the disbandment of rebel forces an...
Aug.11   UN Security Council U.N. adopts Mideast deal
  The Security Council unanimously approved a proposal aimed at ending the conflict between Israel and Hezbollah.    Israeli Security Cabinet was likely to sign off on the 1701 resolution on Sunday. Hezbollah has not responded. Annan said welcomed the resolution. The Resolution calls for increasing the number of U.N. troops i...
Aug.26  Uganda  Uganda and LRA rebels sign truce Sep.5   Tribal Areas   'Taleban' in peace deal   Pakistan has signed North Waziristan accord with pro-Taleban militants on the Afghan border to end the unrest Nov.16   Sudan Sudan 'backs' Darfur force plan   Sudan has agreed in principle to allow a joint UN and African Union peacekeeping force into Darfur Nov.25   Gaza Palestinians, Israel agree to cease-fire
  All Palestinian factions have agreed to stop firing rockets into Israel . Israel has agreed to withdraw troops from Gaza.    Abbas has won a commitment from all militant groups and phoned Olmert to say he had agreement from ...




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2006 Oct.10  Congo  DR Congo children 'still armed'



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2006 Jan.25   Washington Report: Army stretched to breaking point Jan.28   Gaza Hamas leader: 'Palestinian army' possible Mar.19   Washington Debate over Iraq strong as ever Apr.15  Washington  Rumsfeld resignation row simmers Apr.30  Nigeria  Darfur peace talks extended Jun.15  Nepal  PM and rebel leader meet Jul.10  Kabul  Rumsfeld arrives in Afghanistan Jul.26   Rome Mideast talks fail to reach cease-fire Jul.27   Israel Israel to bolster troop numbers Jul.31  Jerusalem  Israel 'not ready for truce yet' Jul.31   Jerusalem Israel to expand ground campaign Aug.5  UN Security Council  Security Council considers truce plan Aug.9  Jerusalem  Israel votes to push deeper into Lebanon Aug.16   Southern Lebanon Israel begun withdrawal from Lebanon Aug.16  Beirut  Lebanon army set to move to south Aug.16   Southern Lebanon Lebanese troops deploy  The troops have begun deploying south of the Litani River as part of the U.N.-brokered cease-fire Aug.17   UN States pledge troops for Lebanon Aug.25  Paris  Chirac doubts Lebanon force size Sep.7  Baghdad  US hands over Iraq army control Sep.9  Poland  Nato seeks Afghan troops boost Sep.13   NATO   NATO fails on Afghan troops plea  No offers have been made by states in response to requests by commanders in Afghanistan Sep.14  Poland  Poland to boost Nato Afghan force Oct.5  Afghanistan  NATO expands role in Afghanistan Oct.12   London General seeks UK Iraq withdrawal Oct.20   Washington   Bush holds Iraq strategy talks  Gen. John Abizaid arrived for meetings with the President Bush, Rumsfeld and Casey Oct.20   Washington   Bush holds Iraq strategy talks  Gen. John Abizaid arrived for meetings with the President Bush, Rumsfeld and Casey Oct.25  Washington  Bush 'dissatisfied' with Iraq war Nov.17  London  Blair accepts 'disaster' in Iraq Nov.28   Latvia NATO eyes Afghan handover in 2008 Nov.29  Latvia  NATO signals Afghan reinforcements Dec.15  Washington  US 'troop boost in Iraq likely' Dec.20   Washington Bush: Army need to increase in size



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2006 Oct.7   Moscow War critic writer murdered
  Anna Politkovskaya was known for her critical coverage of the war in Chechnya. Her body was found in an elevator




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2006 Apr.15  Washington  Rumsfeld resignation row simmers Nov.8   Washington   Bush replaces Rumsfeld by Gates
  President former CIA chief introduced Robert Gates as his nominee to replace Donald Rumsfeld as secretary of defense.    Gates was a member of the Iraq Study Group, a panel that is making recommendation...
Nov.17  London  Blair accepts 'disaster' in Iraq



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2006 Jan.5   Sunni Triangle At least 134 killed in attacks across Iraq  In Ramadi, 80 people were killed when a bomber detonated near an police recruitment and screening drive Jan.27  Gaza  Palestinian groups clash Feb.1   West Bank Troops clash with Israeli settlers  Mounted troops in riot gear clashed with stone-throwing Jewish protesters as they began dismantling homes Feb.23   Baghdad   Curfew aims to curb violence  The government has put Baghdad and 3 provinces under curfew for much of Friday Feb.24  Baghdad  Curfew extended to stem revenge attacks Feb.26   Iraq Renewed violence amid calls for calm Feb.28  Baghdad  Blasts kill at least 35 Mar.2  Baghdad  Authorities to impose Sabbath curfew Apr.12   Chad Rebels close in on capital  Rebels vowing to overthrow the president have moved to within 65 miles of N'Djamena Apr.14  Afghanistan  47 killed in attack on Taliban May.6   Southern Iraq   UK troops attacked after copter crash  Crowds of Iraqis attacked troops with rocks and Molotov cocktail after a military helicopter crashed May.12   Somalia 130 dead in fighting May.17  Southern Afghanistan  'Many dead' in major clash May.25   East Timor Fierce gunbattles
  3 people killed, as international troops started arriving to help quell a rebellion by disgruntled ex-soldiers
May.25  Somalia  Battle intensifies for Mogadishu Jun.5   Somalia Islamists claim Mogadishu victory
Map of Baquba Somalia
  An Islamist militia has seized the capital, after weeks of fighting against an alliance of warlords backed by the US
Jun.12  Gaza  Palestinian security forces clash Jun.15   Southern Afghanistan 40 killed as troops take aim at Taliban Jun.17   Baghdad Insurgents captured U.S. soldiers  Iraqi witnesses say they saw 2 U.S. soldiers being led away by masked insurgents to a pair of cars Jun.18   Afghanistan Insurgents toll rises to 85 Jun.24  Kandahar  US-led forces 'kill 65 Taleban' Jun.25  Sri Lanka  Bomber kills general Jun.30  Gaza  Militants demand prisoners release Jul.6  Gaza  Troops, militants battle Jul.10   North Caucasus Most-wanted warlord Basayev killed Jul.14  Southern Lebanon  Hezbollah ready for 'war on every level' Jul.15   Northern Israel Hezbollah rockets again hit Haifa Aug.1  Sunni Triangle  Car bombs kill at least 44 Aug.2  Sri Lanka  Muslims flee fighting Sep.8  Kabul  Suicide bomb hits US convoy Sep.10   Southern Afghanistan Nato kills 94 'Taleban fighters' Sep.24  Somalia  Islamists seized port of Kismayo Oct.8  Iraq  30 rebels killed in mostly Shiite city Oct.16   Sri Lanka Blast 'kills 90' sailors Map of Colombo Sri Lanka
  An explosives-laden truck rammed into Naval convoy at Habarana, 150 miles from Colombo in the central section
Oct.19  Mosul  Suicide bomber, clashes kill 20 in Mosul Oct.20   Southern Iraq Shiite militia seizes city Oct.25  Baghdad  Iraq, U.S. forces take on militia Dec.8  Iraq  Coalition: crackdown kills 20 insurgents Dec.20  Somalia  Heavy fighting erupts



World, War & Army, 2006 Peace Efforts Timeline ... See World Peace Efforts timeline Top ^
2006 Jan.13  Darfur  AU backs UN plan for Sudan force Mar.22   Basque   ETA declares permanent cease-fire  The separatist group has declared a 'permanent cease-fire', raising hopes for an end to 37 years of violence Mar.23   Iraq Peace group hostages freed
Apr.26   Nepal Rebels declare ceasefire Apr.30  Nigeria  Darfur peace talks extended May.5   Nigeria Main parties sign Darfur accord
  The Sudanese government and the largest rebel group have signed a deal aimed at ending 3 years of conflict.    The deal, brokered by the African Union, calls for the disbandment of rebel forces an...
Jun.15  Nepal  PM and rebel leader meet Jun.26  Gaza  Demands set for captured Israeli Jul.8  Gaza  Palestinian PM appeals for calm Jul.15  Beirut  PM Siniora: Lebanon is disaster zone Jul.26   Rome Mideast talks fail to reach cease-fire
Jul.29  Jerusalem  Israelis reject cease-fire Jul.30  Southern Lebanon  Israel halts fire for Qana probe Aug.5   UN Security Council U.S., France draft truce deal goes to U.N. Aug.5  UN Security Council  Security Council considers truce plan Aug.7  UN  Lebanon proposes plan to end violence Aug.11   UN Security Council U.N. adopts Mideast deal
  The Security Council unanimously approved a proposal aimed at ending the conflict between Israel and Hezbollah.    Israeli Security Cabinet was likely to sign off on the 1701 resolution on Sunday. Hezbollah has not responded. Annan said welcomed the resolution. The Resolution calls for increasing the number of U.N. troops i...
Aug.12   Southern Lebanon Hezbollah leader agrees to cease-fire
Aug.13   Jerusalem Cabinet approves cease-fire resolution Aug.14   Southern Lebanon Israel-Hezbollah cease-fire in effect
  A U.N.-brokered cease-fire took effect on the 34th day of fighting, although both sides launched final attacks
 4 mortar rounds were fired inside Lebanon after the cease-fire; none of them hit Israeli territory, Lebanese forces are to move into southern Lebanon to prevent a return of the violence
Aug.14  Southern Lebanon  Fragile truce holding Aug.15  Israel  Israel sets timetable for Lebanon pullout Aug.18  UN  Plea for European peacekeepers Aug.21   Italy Italy steps in with Lebanon offer Aug.24   Paris France boosts Lebanon peace force Aug.26  Uganda  Uganda and LRA rebels sign truce Aug.27   Lebanon Nasrallah regrets triggering war Aug.27  Baghdad  Prime Minister denies civil war as 50 die Sep.4  UN  UN 'to mediate in soldiers row' Sep.5   Tribal Areas   'Taleban' in peace deal   Pakistan has signed North Waziristan accord with pro-Taleban militants on the Afghan border to end the unrest Sep.7  Lebanon  Israel eases blockade of Lebanon Sep.21   Musharraf 'U.S. threatened to bomb us'  Musharraf: U.S. threatened to bomb Pakistan back to the Stone Age if he did not help war on terror Sep.22  Beirut  Hezbollah leader reappears at victory rally Sep.30   Southern Lebanon Last Israeli soldier withdraws
  The last Israeli soldier left Lebanon, more than a month after a U.N. resolution ended the 34-day war
Nov.16   Sudan Sudan 'backs' Darfur force plan   Sudan has agreed in principle to allow a joint UN and African Union peacekeeping force into Darfur Nov.21   Nepal Government, rebels sign peace accord Dec.6   Washington Iraq Study Group: Situation grave
  The report given to President Bush says the U.S. needs to change its strategy to tackle the deteriorating situation.    Report calls for a diplomatic offensive, end U.S. combat role by 2008. U.S. mission should evolve to role of su...
Dec.17  Gaza  Hamas rejects early elections amid clashes Dec.22   Sudan Sudan agrees to U.N. peacekeeping plan



World, War & Army, 2006 Terror Timeline ... See World Terror timeline Top ^
2006 Jan.10  Spain  Police holds 20 'Iraq recruiters' Jan.13   West Pakistan Airstrike targeted al-Zawahiri
  A CIA strike on a building in village near the Afghan border may have killed Osama bin Laden's most-trusted aide
Feb.28  Baghdad  Blasts kill at least 35 Jun.8   Iraq   U.S. airstrike kills al-Zarqawi
Map of Baquba Iraq
  Al Qaeda in Iraq leader, the coalition's most wanted man in Iraq, was killed near Baquba
 U.S. and Iraqi officials first revealed the news to reporters. U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Bill Caldwell: two F-16s dropped two 500-pound bombs on a safe house 6 people, including and a key al-Zarqawi lieutenant, spiritual adviser Sheik Abd-al-Rahman, were killed in the strike Bush: Al-Zarqawi's death gives Iraq a chance to 'turn the tide' in the fight against the insurgency
Jun.17  Baghdad  23 killed in string of attacks Jul.10   North Caucasus Most-wanted warlord Basayev killed Jul.14  Southern Lebanon  Hezbollah ready for 'war on every level' Jul.15   Northern Israel Hezbollah rockets again hit Haifa Sep.3  Sunni Triangle  Al Qaeda in Iraq No. 2 held Sep.26   Washington Iraq war fuels terror - US report Nov.14  Israel  Palestinian rockets kill Israeli Dec.23  Afghanistan  U.S.: Top bin Laden associate killed



World, War & Army, 2006 Collateral Damage Timeline ... See World Collateral Damage timeline Top ^
2006 Jul.19   Beirut PM: Lebanon 'has been torn to shreds'
Jul.20  Cambodia  Khmer Rouge 'butcher' dies at 80 Jul.23   Beirut UN appalled by Beirut devastation Oct.11  New York  Study claims 655,000 Iraqi deaths Oct.26   Southern Afghanistan 'Civilians killed' in Nato raids Oct.26  Southern Afghanistan  Nato confirms raid deaths Nov.8   Gaza Israeli raid 'kills 19 civilians'  Palestinian sources: At least 18 Palestinians have been killed by tank fire in the town of Beit Hanoun by tank shells



World, War & Army, 2006 Parliament Timeline ... See World Parliament timeline Top ^
2006 Oct.12   Paris   French in Armenia 'genocide' row
  French parliament approved a bill making it a crime to deny Armenians suffered genocide by Ottoman Turks.    Armenia says Turks killed 1.5m people systematically in 1...




World, War & Army, 2006 Weapons of Mass Destruction Timeline ... See World Weapons of Mass Destruction timeline Top ^
2006 Feb.4  Iran  Iran to halt snap nuclear checks Feb.13   Iran   Iran restarts uranium work
  Iran has resumed uranium-enrichment work at its Natanz nuclear plant
Apr.11   Iran   Iran 'advances uranium program'
  Ex-President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani: Iran has advanced its uranium enrichment program.    In a televised speech in the h oly city of Mashhad president Ahmadinejad insist...
Oct.9   North Korea North Korea claims nuclear test
  Official Korean Central News Agency: North Korea claimed it has performed a successful nuclear test
 South Korean officials confirmed that North Korea performed its first nuclear test. The apparent test was conducted at 10:36 a.m. in Hwaderi near Kilju city. China was given a 20-minute warning and in turn told the U.S., Japan and S. Korea. The U.S. Geological Survey recorded a 4.2-magnitude quake in North Korea at 10:35 a.m., 385 kilometers northeast of the capital, Pyongyang
Oct.13   Washington Evidence of radioactivity from N. Korea Oct.17   North Korea N. Korea may planning 2nd nuclear test Oct.27   Iran Iran 'fires up nuclear processors'