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Al-Qaeda chief threatens thousands of 9|11 attacks

Al-Qaeda chief threatens thousands of 9|11 attacks

Addressing the United States in a video message posted Thursday on YouTube, Zawahiri blamed 9/11 on “your crimes against us”. Al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri threatened the US that the September 11, 2001 attacks will be repeated “thousands of times”, in a video marking the 15th anniversary of the deadly assault. He said that if these […]

September 9, 2016 | By | Reply More
IS car bombing kills at least 12 civilians in Iraqi capital

IS car bombing kills at least 12 civilians in Iraqi capital

Sep 06, –  Shortly after the attack, the Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the bombing in a statement posted online. A car bomb ripped through a bustling commercial area of central Baghdad overnight, killing at least 12 civilians, Iraqi officials said on Tuesday. The explosives-laden pick-up truck was left in a parking lot in […]

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Bangladesh hangs top financier of largest Islamist party

Bangladesh hangs top financier of largest Islamist party

Sep 04, – Mir Quasem Ali, a key leader of the Jamaat-e-Islami party, was executed after being convicted by a controversial war crimes tribunal for offences committed during the 1971 independence conflict with Pakistan. Bangladesh hanged a wealthy tycoon and top financial backer of its largest Islamist party late Saturday for war crimes, dealing a […]

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Turkish bombardment kills 20 civilians in Syria

Turkish bombardment kills 20 civilians in Syria

Aug  28, – “At least 20 civilians were killed and 50 others wounded by Turkish artillery fire and air strikes on Sunday morning at Jeb el-Kussa,” a village south of Jarabulus, said Rami Abdel Rahman of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. Turkish shelling and air strikes killed at least 20 civilians in Syria on […]

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Bangladesh police kill 3, including suspect in Dhaka attack

Bangladesh police kill 3, including suspect in Dhaka attack

Aug 27, – Police sharpshooters raided a two-story house in Narayanganj district near the capital, Dhaka, after receiving a tip that Tamim Chowdhury, a Bangladeshi-born Canadian, and others were hiding there, top counterterrorism official Monirul Islam said. Police in Bangladesh killed three suspected militants Saturday, including an alleged mastermind of a major attack on a […]

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Russia raids on IS Syria bastion Raqa ‘kill 30’

Russia raids on IS Syria bastion Raqa ‘kill 30’

Aug 11, – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said they were killed and dozens of people wounded when 10 Russian raids hit the city and its outskirts. Russian air strikes on the Islamic State group bastion of Raqa in northern Syria on Thursday killed at least 30 people, including 24 civilians, a monitoring group […]

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Suicide bomber kills 5 soldiers in south Yemen

Suicide bomber kills 5 soldiers in south Yemen

Aug  07, – Another seven soldiers were wounded in the attack targeting troops who had been sent from the main southern city of Aden to Lahj province to fight jihadists, the sources said. A suicide bomber rammed his vehicle into a large group of army reinforcements in south Yemen on Sunday, killing five soldiers, military […]

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London police say knife attack leaves 1 dead, 5 hurt

London police say knife attack leaves 1 dead, 5 hurt

Aug 04, – A 19-year-old man was arrested in Russell Square, in the city centre, which was cordoned off after the attack as police swarmed the area. A woman was killed and five people injured in a knife attack in central London Wednesday which police said they are investigating for possible terrorist links. A woman […]

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Suicide attack in Baghdad kills at least 14 people- Iraq

Suicide attack in Baghdad kills at least 14 people- Iraq

July  24, – The bomber, who was on foot, detonated his device at one of the busy entrances of the Shiite district of Kadhimiyah, killing at least 10 civilians and four policemen, a police officer said. At least 31 other people were wounded, he added. A suicide bomber attacked a security check point in northern […]

July 24, 2016 | By | Reply More
IS-claimed Baghdad blast kills at least 119

IS-claimed Baghdad blast kills at least 119

July 03, – The blast hit the Karrada district early in the day as the area was packed with shoppers ahead of this week’s holiday marking the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan. A suicide car bombing claimed by the Islamic State group ripped through a busy Baghdad shopping district Sunday, killing at […]

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