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Anonymous Twitter Account Hacked By Rival Group 'Rustle League'

Your Anon News, a subset of the hactivist collective Anonymous, had its Twitter account hacked early Friday morning by a rival group of hackers.<p>The little-known "Rustle League," a group that the U.K.'s Vice has characterized as Anonymous' "dedicated trolls," got access to the account at around 2:30 …

Will Microsoft sell Bing or Xbox?

Influential and long-time Microsoft analyst Rick Sherlund argued in a May 28 research report that it's time for Microsoft to get rid of Bing and/or Xbox.<p>The title of Sherlund's note -- "Pressure Building to Realize Greater Shareholder Value" -- makes it plain where he's coming from.<p>"We think there …

Marines In Afghanistan To Lose Daily Meal: Report

Marines stationed at Camp Leatherneck in Afghanistan will now have one less meal a day, according to a report from NBC News.<p>The base will remove its 24-hour sandwich bar and eliminate its midnight ration service, replacing those meals with pre-packaged MREs (Meals, Ready-to-Eat), according to …

Bashar al-Assad says Russian S-300 missiles have arrived in Syria

The Syrian president, Bashar al-Assad, has said Russian anti-aircraft missiles have arrived in Syria, Lebanese TV has reported – a claim likely to …

As The Clock Ticks, U.S. Forces Scale Back Afghan Goals

As the American military winds down its efforts in Afghanistan, grand plans for nation building are giving way to limited, practical steps: building up the Afghan forces and denying the Taliban key terrain, especially the approaches to Kabul.<p>About an hour south of the capital Kabul, one Green Beret …

John McCain denies he knowingly posed with with 'rebel kidnappers' in Syria

John McCain has denied that he knowingly posed in a photograph this week with Syrian rebels who kidnapped 11 Lebanese Shi'ite Muslims.<p>The photograph, released by Mr McCain's office, shows the US senator standing with a group of rebels during his highly-publicised trip to <b>Syria</b> this week.<p>Two of the …

Syria: UN and US condemn Hezbollah involvement - video

Ban Ki-moon says he is concerned about Hezbollah's involvement in the Syrian conflict – as the US condemns it. The UN secretary-general's comments …

Major attack on Afghan capital 'thwarted'

<b>A potentially devastating attack on the Afghan capital has been foiled and a large amount of weapons recovered, the Afghan intelligence agency has said.</b><p>The National Directorate of Security said its forces carried out a raid on a militant hide-out in Kabul.<p>An insurgent of the Pakistan-based militant …

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US soldier accused of Afghan killing spree in deal to avoid execution

SEATTLE - Robert Bales, the U.S. soldier accused of killing 16 Afghan civilians in two rampages from his Army post last year, has reached a plea deal with prosecutors to avoid the death penalty, one of his lawyers said on Wednesday.<p>Bales, a decorated veteran of four combat tours in Iraq and …

UK accused of unlawful Afghan detentions

UK forces are breaking the law by detaining up to 85 Afghans without charge at Camp Bastion in Afghanistan's Helmand province, a British firm representing eight of the men said.<p>Phil Shiner, of Public Interest Lawyers, said the Afghans had been held for up to 14 months without access to lawyers or …

Afghan officials say suicide assault repulsed

Afghan security forces have repulsed an attack by seven suicide bombers on the governor's office in the northeastern Panjshir province, officials say.<p>Three of the bombers blew themselves up and four others were killed by police during Wednesday's attack, which also destroyed Kramuddin Karim's …

Syrian rebels divided in fight against Assad

For the first time, Al Jazeera has gained access to a frontline view of the stand-off outside al-Raqqa city in northern Syria.<p>Opposition snipers from the Ahrar al-Sham Brigade, a group that has a reputation for some of the fiercest combat fighters in Syria’s war, are in the forefront of the fight …

Guantánamo hunger strikers demand new doctors in letter of protest

Thirteen Guantánamo Bay detainees on hunger strike have written an open letter to their military doctors insisting they receive independent, …

Russia to sell 10 MiG fighter jets to Syria

Russia is to sell at least 10 fighter jets to the Syrian government amid heated international debate over arms supplies to the violence-stricken country.<p>Sergei Korotkov, director general of the government-controlled MiG aircraft manufacturer, said it planned to sign a contract to send the MiG-29 …

Poll: No U.S. military action in Syria

Most Americans oppose U.S. military action in Syria, a new poll finds.<p>According to a Gallup survey out Friday, 68 percent of Americans say that the U.S. should not resort to military action if diplomatic and economic efforts don’t stop the civil war that is raging in Syria. Twenty-four percent of …

Golan Heights villages brace for war as tensions rise between Syria and Israel

One-year-old Angie stretches out her small hand towards the cherries and peaches on display outside a grocery shop in the village of Majdal Shams, on …

British man and American woman killed in Syria, reports say

A British man named as Ali Almanasfi has been killed while fighting in Syria, together with two other foreigners including an American woman, Syrian …

Mass Palestinian grave found in Tel Aviv

The remains of dozens of Palestinians killed by Israelis in fighting during the war of 1948 which led to the creation of the state of Israel have been found in a mass grave in Tel Aviv's Jaffa district.<p>An official at the Muslim cemetery there told AFP news agency that the grisly find occurred on …

US and Germany slam Russia over Syria arms

The United States and Germany told Russia that arming President Bashar al-Assad's forces could jeopardise international efforts for a peace conference on Syria.<p>Secretary of State John Kerry, speaking after talks with his German counterpart Guido Westerwelle, said on Friday Russia's plans to deliver …

Syrian rebels bolster Qusayr forces

Rebel fighters have broken through army lines to enter Qusayr in Western Syria as the battle for the beset city near the Lebanese border intensifies, opposition activists have said.<p>Leader of the opposition, George Sabra, said about 1,000 extra fighters from across Syria had penetrated the city near …

PKK fighters in warning to Turkish government

Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) fighters have been withdrawing from Turkey under a peace process between their jailed leader and the government.<p>The fighters began leaving their positions in southeast Turkey on May 8 after a ceasefire declared by Abdullah Ocalan in March to end a conflict that has …

Assad vows retaliation to any Israeli attack

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has threatened Israel with retaliation to any future military aggression and with renewed fighting in the Golan Heights.<p>"We have informed all the parties who have contacted us that we will respond to any Israeli aggression next time," Assad told Hezbollah-owned Al …

After Years Of War, Ugandan Children Face New Deadly Threat

The village of Tumangu, in northern Uganda, defines remote. It's hard even to find on maps. But it shows up frequently in news stories. Grace Aber is about to show me why.<p>She leads me down a narrow dirt path, passing a couple of clay huts. We get to a big mango tree. Aber's 17-year-old son, …