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Air strikes on Syria’s Aleppo kill 25

Air strikes on Syria’s Aleppo kill 25

Apr 22, – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which said regime warplanes carried out the air strikes, earlier gave a toll of 19 dead but said this was likely to rise. Air strikes on rebel-held neighbourhoods in Syria’s second city Aleppo on Friday killed at least 25 people and wounded more than 40, emergency […]

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U.S. Iraq air raids help Kurds and Shi’ites at expense of Sunnis

U.S. Iraq air raids help Kurds and Shi’ites at expense of Sunnis

Sep 09, – A small group of people pick through putrefying human remains laid out on plastic sheets by the side of a road in northern Iraq, searching for any trace of missing friends and relatives. Some had brought spades to help dig up the mass grave near Suleiman Beg after the town was retaken […]

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Bomb near mosque in northern Iraq kills 12 Sunnis

Bomb near mosque in northern Iraq kills 12 Sunnis

Oct 15, – The attack took place in the oil-rich city of Kirkuk, 290 kilometers (180 miles) north of Baghdad, said Police Col. Taha Salaheddin. The bomb went off as worshippers were leaving the al-Qodus mosque after morning prayers for the beginning of the Eid al-Adha holiday. A bomb ripped through a crowd of Sunni […]

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Iraq officials say suicide attack kills 16

Iraq officials say suicide attack kills 16

Sep 22, – Iraqi authorities say a suicide attacker killed 16 people and wounded 35 others at a Sunni funeral in Baghdad. Police officials said the Sunday evening attack took place when a suicide bomber detonated his explosive belt inside a tent where a Sunni funeral was being held in Baghdad’s southern neighborhood of Dora. […]

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