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Syrian planes strike hospitals in rebel northwest, killing 11- MSF

Syrian planes strike hospitals in rebel northwest, killing 11- MSF

Aug 14, – “These attacks … indicate an increasing pattern of healthcare structures and civilians being affected as a result of the ongoing war,” MSF said in a statement. Syrian warplanes have killed 11 people in strikes against hospitals in rebel-held Idlib province in the past week, the international charity Medecins Sans Frontieres said on […]

August 14, 2015 | By | Reply More
Hunger-striking Palestinian prisoner in coma- lawyer

Hunger-striking Palestinian prisoner in coma- lawyer

Aug 14, – “I was informed yesterday evening by the (Israeli) hospital where he is being held that he had fallen into a coma,” Jamil al-Khatib, the attorney of detainee Mohammed Allan, told AFP. A Palestinian held by Israel without trial has slipped into a coma after a nearly two-month hunger strike, his lawyer said […]

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Isis claims beheading of Croatian hostage in Egypt

Isis claims beheading of Croatian hostage in Egypt

Aug 13, – The Sinai Province of the Islamic State (Isis) has claimed to have beheaded a Croatian hostage in Egypt. The terrorist group posted a picture of dead hostage Tomislav Salopek, with his head cut off on top of his back and wearing a beige jumpsuit similar to the one he had worn in […]

August 13, 2015 | By | Reply More
ISIS truck bomb in Baghdad kills at least 76 and injures more than 200

ISIS truck bomb in Baghdad kills at least 76 and injures more than 200

Aug 13, – Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) claimed responsibility on Thursday for a truck bomb attack at a crowded marketplace in the Baghdad district of Sadr City which killed at least 76 people and wounded more than 200 others. In a statement posted online, the Sunni Muslim militant group said it had […]

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Syria regime raids ‘kill 31 civilians’ near Damascus

Syria regime raids ‘kill 31 civilians’ near Damascus

Aug 12, – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said at least 120 people were injured in the raids, several of them seriously, and that the death toll was likely to rise. At least 31 civilians were killed in Syrian government air strikes on Eastern Ghouta near Damascus on Wednesday, as a barrage of deadly […]

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Turkish warplanes strike PKK targets in southeast

Turkish warplanes strike PKK targets in southeast

Aug 11, – The Turkish military said jets hit 17 targets of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party, or PKK, around the Buzul mountain and the Ikiyaka region in Hakkari province, which borders Iran and Iraq, and later also targeted two anti-aircraft guns in the neighboring province of Sirnak, along the Iraqi border. Turkish warplanes struck Kurdish […]

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Bomb attacks in Iraq’s Diyala kill at least 45- police

Bomb attacks in Iraq’s Diyala kill at least 45- police

Aug 10, – Three explosions, two of them suicide bombings, killed at least 45 people near Baquba, the capital of Iraq’s restive eastern province of Diyala on Monday, police and medics said. The deadlier of Monday’s two attacks happened near the provincial capital, Baquba, located 35 miles (60 kilometers) northeast of Baghdad. Police said a […]

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US deploys F-16s to Turkey for IS fight

US deploys F-16s to Turkey for IS fight

Aug 09, – The deployment marks the first time since an international coalition began bombing IS targets in Iraq and Syria a year ago that US jets will launch strikes from Turkey, following an accord signed with Ankara late last month. The United States for the first time Sunday deployed half a dozen F-16 warplanes […]

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Palestinian men seen protecting Israeli policewoman from violence

Palestinian men seen protecting Israeli policewoman from violence

Aug 07, – A striking photo has surfaced online of two Palestinian men reportedly shielding an Israeli policewoman while being pelted with rocks being thrown by Israeli settlers. The two Palestinian men stepped in to protect the frightened policewoman after clashes broke out between anti-occupation activists and what Isreali media have described as right-wing settlers. […]

August 7, 2015 | By | Reply More
ISIS executes 19 girls for refusing to have sex with fighters

ISIS executes 19 girls for refusing to have sex with fighters

Aug 07, – ISIS fanatics have brutally executed 19 women who refused to have sex with fighters. Said Mimousini, a Kurdish official, claimed the women who had been held hostage in Islamic State’s stronghold of Mosul, Iraq, were killed a few days ago. The official, who is a spokesman for the Kurdish Democratic Party in […]

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