Stories tagged: occupation
Sat., Aug. 18, 2018, 10:26 a.m.
The leader of the Taliban said Saturday there will be no peace in Afghanistan as long as the foreign “occupation” continues, reiterating the group’s position that the 17-year war can …
Tue., Dec. 27, 2016, 7:17 a.m.
The weeklong occupation of a tribal government building by a faction of the Rhode Island Narragansett tribe has ended.
Tue., June 28, 2016, 8:58 p.m.
A local official who opposed the armed takeover of an Oregon wildlife refuge has prevailed in a recall vote.
Tue., April 19, 2016, 6 p.m.
The sheriff of Harney County, Oregon, was contending with armed militants for months before they illegally occupied a national wildlife refuge in January.
Thu., March 17, 2016, 12:39 p.m.
Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy wants to ask a federal judge Thursday to release him from jail pending trial on charges stemming from an armed standoff against federal agents two years …
Sat., Feb. 6, 2016, 2:26 p.m.
The occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge near Burns, Oregon, by armed militia members has prompted the closure of the Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge near Cheney.