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Israeli guards shoot knife-wielding Palestinian woman

Israeli guards shoot knife-wielding Palestinian woman

A Palestinian woman was shot and wounded Friday after approaching an Israeli security checkpoint near Jerusalem with a knife, Israeli police said. The woman approached the crossing point in Qalandia, between Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank, in a lane designated for vehicles despite repeated calls from guards to stop, a statement said. She was […]

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Gun, bomb attack on American University in Kabul kills 12- police

Gun, bomb attack on American University in Kabul kills 12- police

Aug 25, – The attack began at around 6:30 p.m. local time (1400 GMT) on Wednesday with a large explosion that officials said was a car bomb followed by gunfire, as suspected militants battled into the complex where foreign staff and pupils were working. Twelve people, including seven students, were killed in an attack on […]

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Gun, grenade and bomb attack kills 16 north of Baghdad

Gun, grenade and bomb attack kills 16 north of Baghdad

May 13, – The deadly raid targeted a cafe that was popular with local fans of Real Madrid football club and drew condemnation from the Spanish government. Gunmen attacked a cafe with gunfire and grenades north of the Iraqi capital and later detonated suicide belts against security forces in pursuit, officials said on Friday. The […]

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Palestinian shot dead trying to stab Israeli soldier- army

Palestinian shot dead trying to stab Israeli soldier- army

Feb 13, – “An assailant drew a knife and attempted to stab a soldier,” an Israeli army statement said. “Responding to the attack, forces fired at the perpetrator, resulting in her death.” Israeli forces shot dead a Palestinian teenager as she tried to stab a soldier in the flashpoint West Bank city of Hebron on […]

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Bahrain teen sets off explosives prematurely, dies

Bahrain teen sets off explosives prematurely, dies

Oct 23, – Bahrain has expanded crackdowns on so-called “terrorist” cells suspected of bombings targeting security forces and others in the strategic kingdom, home to the U.S. Navy’s 5th Fleet. The Sunni-ruled nation has been locked in nonstop unrest since an uprising by the country’s Shiite majority began in early 2011. Authorities in Bahrain say […]

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