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Thirteen Turkish soldiers killed, 48 wounded in car bomb attack

Thirteen Turkish soldiers killed, 48 wounded in car bomb attack

Thirteen soldiers were killed and 48 more were injured when a car bomb hit a bus transporting off-duty military personnel in the central Turkish city of Kayseri on Saturday, one week after a twin bombing targeted police in Istanbul. The blast is likely to further anger a Turkish public frustrated by a string of deadly […]

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Opposition ‘minister’ among 12 dead in Syria bombing- rebels

Opposition ‘minister’ among 12 dead in Syria bombing- rebels

Sep 23, – The Islamic State group (IS) claimed the attack in a statement on Telegram, saying one of its jihadists had detonated an explosive vest at an opposition meeting. A “minister” in Syria’s opposition government was among at least 12 people killed in a car bomb attack in the south of the country on […]

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Bomb attacks, cross-border fire kill 13 in southeast Turkey- sources

Bomb attacks, cross-border fire kill 13 in southeast Turkey- sources

Aug 11, – A PKK commander had warned at the weekend of fresh attacks, saying police “will not be able to live as comfortably as they did in the past in cities.” Bomb blasts in two cities in southeast Turkey killed nine civilians and wounded dozens on Wednesday, security sources said, and blamed the Kurdistan […]

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Car bomb kills 10 in Syria regime bastion Latakia

Car bomb kills 10 in Syria regime bastion Latakia

Sep 02, –”Terrorists detonated a car laden with many explosives at noon (0900 GMT) in Hamam square in Latakia, killing 10 people,” the official SANA news agency reported. Ten people were killed and dozens wounded on Wednesday in a rare car bombing in the Syrian city of Latakia, in the coastal bastion of President Bashar […]

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Lebanese troops deploy in Hezbollah stronghold

Lebanese troops deploy in Hezbollah stronghold

Sep 23, –  Hundreds of Lebanese soldiers and policemen deployed into Hezbollah strongholds south of Beirut on Monday, after officials said they had reached a deal with the Shiite militant group to send troops into neighborhoods where they long had only a symbolic presence. The agreement follows a backlash against Hezbollah’s tightened security measures in […]

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Afghanistan: NATO convoy attack leaves 15 dead including 2 Americans

Afghanistan: NATO convoy attack leaves 15 dead including 2 Americans

May 16, Kabul AP – The suicide attack Thursday on a convoy also killed four foreign contractors and nine Afghan civilians. Cmdr. Bill Speaks, a spokesman for the U.S. Defense Secretary, confirmed that two U.S. soldiers in the NATO military coalition were killed in the attack. The U.S. military says two American service members are […]

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