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Wave of car bombs across Baghdad kills 51

Wave of car bombs across Baghdad kills 51

Sep 30, –  The country’s Interior Ministry blamed al-Qaida-linked insurgents, saying they are exploiting the political infighting and security shortcomings to stage attacks. The deadliest of the day’s bombings was in the eastern Sadr City district, where a parked car bomb tore through a small vegetable market and its parking lot, killing seven people and […]

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Attacks kill 95 in Iraq, hint of Syrian spillover

Attacks kill 95 in Iraq, hint of Syrian spillover

May 21, BAGHDAD AP — The latest spiral of violence — which has claimed more than 240 lives in the past week — carries the hallmarks of the two sides that brought nearly nonstop chaos to Iraq for years: Sunni insurgents, including al-Qaida’s branch in Iraq, and Shiite militias defending their newfound power after Saddam […]

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Spain arrests 2 suspected members of al-Qaida’s North-African branch

Spain arrests 2 suspected members of al-Qaida’s North-African branch

April 23, AP MADRID —Interior Minister Jorge Fernandez Diaz asserted to reporters Tuesday that there was “sufficient grounds” to warrant the arrests, adding that they were made to avoid “greater risks.” Despite their alleged links to the terror network, Fernandez Diaz described the two suspects — an Algerian and a Moroccan — as essentially acting […]

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