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Bomb in eastern Baghdad kills at least 11

Bomb in eastern Baghdad kills at least 11

Apr 25, – Islamic State said it was responsible for the explosion which went off near a cinema in Baghdad al-Jadida. Amaq news agency, which supports the group, said the bomber wore a suicide vest and targeted Iraqi security forces. A suicide attacker detonated a bomb in a predominantly Shi’ite Muslim district of eastern Baghdad […]

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Bombings kill 20 in Syria as peace talks invitations go out

Bombings kill 20 in Syria as peace talks invitations go out

Jan 26, – The office of the U.N. envoy for Syria said it sent out invitations for the talks, but with just three days to go, the opposition is still undecided about whether it will attend. One opposition official suggested the Saudi-backed opposition delegation may boycott the talks. Multiple bombings struck a government-run checkpoint in […]

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Bombings kill 13 in Shiite areas of Baghdad

Bombings kill 13 in Shiite areas of Baghdad

Sep 22, – A car bomb detonated near a market in the Ameen area of eastern Baghdad, and a roadside bomb exploded near a restaurant in Shaab in the north of the city. Bombs exploded in two Shiite-majority areas of Baghdad on Monday, killing at least 13 people, security and medical officials said.The two attacks […]

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Death toll in IS Yemen mosque attack rises to 32

Death toll in IS Yemen mosque attack rises to 32

Sep 03, – A further 92 people were wounded in Wednesday’s bombings, the latest in a string of attacks carried out by the Sunni extremist group against Shiite targets in Yemen since March. Twin bombings claimed by the Islamic State group against a Shiite mosque in the Yemeni capital killed at least 32 people, medical […]

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Bombings, shootings kill at least 52 across Syria

Bombings, shootings kill at least 52 across Syria

April 10, Damascus – At least 52 people were killed and 107 wounded Wednesday in two car bomb blasts in Syria’s Homs province, a local media report said. Elsewhere rebel’s infighting kills 27, rebel fighting rebels also leaves more than 80 AL Nusra fighters Injured. The bombings rocked the Al-Khadram Street in Karm Allouz neighbourhood […]

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UN says nearly 1,000 Iraqis killed in October

UN says nearly 1,000 Iraqis killed in October

Nov 01, – The bloodshed accelerated sharply after a deadly April 23 crackdown by security forces on a Sunni protest camp in a northern Iraqi town, which set off near-daily attacks, mostly by Sunni extremists and al-Qaida militants determined to undermine the country’s Shiite-led government. Attacks and other violence across Iraq killed 979 people in […]

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As Syrian refugee influx swells, so does backlash

As Syrian refugee influx swells, so does backlash

Oct 09. – The signs have since come down amid a campaign by human rights activists who rallied in Beirut this summer and hung a banner from a bridge in the capital saying: “Excuse us for the behavior of those who are racist among us.” Last year, as Syrian refugees were pouring in, signs started […]

October 9, 2013 | By | Reply More
China identifies suspect, in deadly bus fire which killed 47 people

China identifies suspect, in deadly bus fire which killed 47 people

June 8, BEIJING (AP) — The fire ripped through the bus as it traveled on an elevated road in Xiamen during Friday’s evening rush, killing 47 people and injuring 34 more. It is unclear if the suspect’s death is counted in the tally. The suspect in a commuter bus fire that rattled a prosperous Chinese […]

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