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Suicide bombing in Baghdad kills at least 6 people

Suicide bombing in Baghdad kills at least 6 people

A suicide bomber blew up his explosives-laden car Sunday in a bustling commercial area in the Iraqi capital, killing at least six civilians and wounding 10 others, an official said, the latest in a recent bout of violence claimed by the Islamic State group. Interior Ministry spokesman Brig. Gen. Saad Maan said a member of […]

January 8, 2017 | By | Reply More
Thousands of children detained in security clampdown- HRW

Thousands of children detained in security clampdown- HRW

July 28, – In a new report, the US-based rights group documented an increase in the detention of children in six conflict-affected countries: Afghanistan, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Iraq, Israel and the Palestinian territories, Nigeria and Syria. Thousands of children have been detained and many tortured during security operations carried out in response to […]

July 28, 2016 | By | Reply More
Splinter Taliban group threatens more school attacks

Splinter Taliban group threatens more school attacks

Jan 22, – Wednesday’s brazen assault at the Bacha Khan university in the town of Charsadda stunned Pakistanis. Islamic militants stormed the campus, gunning down students and teachers, and triggering a gunbattle that lasted for hours before the four gunmen were slain and the military declared an end to the siege. The head of a […]

January 22, 2016 | By | Reply More
Arab Muslim youths say IS, Qaeda distort Islam- poll

Arab Muslim youths say IS, Qaeda distort Islam- poll

Jan 13, – The Zogby Research Services poll of 5,374 young Muslim men and women from the Middle East and North Africa also found that many millennials blame corruption and repressive governments for the rise of jihadist groups. A majority of Arab Muslim youths see the actions of extremists such as the Islamic State group […]

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Obama, Pakistani vow cooperation as tensions ease

Obama, Pakistani vow cooperation as tensions ease

Oct 24, – President Barack Obama and Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday pledged cooperation on the security issues that have strained ties between their nations. But the sources of the long-standing tensions did briefly bubble to the surface. Speaking alongside Obama in the Oval Office, Sharif said he raised the issue of American […]

October 24, 2013 | By | Reply More
Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood keeps protests alive

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood keeps protests alive

Oct 04, – Graffiti around the Egyptian capital proclaim the Muslim Brotherhood’s call for new anti-military protests Sunday — dotting walls, light poles and signposts for miles down main avenues and near the presidential palace from which the group was ousted three months ago. It’s an impressive show of survival, giving the image that the […]

October 4, 2013 | By | Reply More
Activists present list of demands in Turkey

Activists present list of demands in Turkey

June 5, ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — In a move to defuse the tension, the deputy prime minister met with the group whose attempt to prevent authorities from ripping up trees in Istanbul’s landmark Taksim Square has snowballed into nationwide protests against what demonstrators see as Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s increasingly authoritarian rule. Activists on […]

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