MILITANTS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/MILITANTS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Its ultimatums passed, Ukraine asks the U.N. for peacekeepers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57819755-68/russian-ukraine-moscow-eastern.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57819755-68/russian-ukraine-moscow-eastern.html.csp">Its ultimatums passed, Ukraine asks the U.N. for peacekeepers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANDREW HIGGINS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The New York Times</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-14T22:05:46.217-06:00">Updated Apr 14, 2014 10:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kiev, Ukraine • Ukraine’s failure to enforce its own ultimatums and its appeal on Monday to the United Nations to send peacekeepers laid bare a grim reality for the shaky government in Kiev, where political leaders and security forces have few reliable ways to confront Russian-backed separatists in the unruly east. A deadline set by Ukraine’s acting president for the start of a “large-scale anti-terrorist operation” in the east passed without any clear police or military intervention. Meanwhile,...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57819755@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Apr 2014 22:05:46 MDT Israel says Iran behind shipment of seized rockets http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57656821-68/israel-rockets-iran-gaza.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57656821-68/israel-rockets-iran-gaza.html.csp">Israel says Iran behind shipment of seized rockets</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ARIEL SCHALIT</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-09T21:43:02.661-06:00">Updated Mar 9, 2014 09:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Eilat, Israel • Israel’s military said Sunday that a cargo ship it intercepted in the Red Sea last week carried 40 rockets with a range of up to 160 kilometers (100 miles). Israel has alleged the shipment was orchestrated by Iran and was intended for Islamic militants in Gaza, a claim denied by Iran and the rockets’ purported recipients. An Egyptian security official said Sunday the rockets also might have been intended for militants in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, which borders Gaza. The official ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576568212014-03-09T21:43:02.661-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-09T21:43:02.661-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57656821@www.sltrib.com Sun, 09 Mar 2014 21:43:02 MDT Dozens of male students killed in attack on Nigerian school http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57596823-68/military-attack-soldiers-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57596823-68/military-attack-soldiers-state.html.csp">Dozens of male students killed in attack on Nigerian school</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ADAMU ADAMU and MICHELLE FAUL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-25T15:29:41.772-06:00">Updated Feb 25, 2014 03:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Damaturu, Nigeria • Islamic militants killed 29 students in a pre-dawn attack Tuesday on a northeast Nigerian school, survivors said, setting ablaze a locked dormitory and shooting and slitting the throats of those who escaped through windows. Some were burned alive. Soldiers guarding a checkpoint near the government school were mysteriously withdrawn hours before the attack, said the spokesman for the governor of Yobe state. Female students were spared in the attack, said spokesman Abdullahi Be...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57596823@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Feb 2014 15:29:41 MDT