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Egypt: Attack on army convoy kills 2 soldiers

Egypt: Attack on army convoy kills 2 soldiers

Oct 04, – The official says attackers opened fire at the convoy of mostly military trucks towing tanks and other armored vehicles on Friday morning on the road between the Suez Canal city of Ismailia and Cairo. An Egyptian security official says gunmen have attacked an army convoy east of Cairo, killing two soldiers. He […]

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Gunmen captured hospital complex in southwestern Pakistan

Gunmen captured hospital complex in southwestern Pakistan

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Armed men captured different sections of the hospital complex and were positioned on rooftops, said the head of police operations in Quetta, Fayaz Sumbal. Frontier Corps troops, and police commandos have been called in, and security officials were trying to clear the hospital as quickly as possible, Sumbal said. Gunmen have […]

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US drone strike in Yemen kills 4 militants

US drone strike in Yemen kills 4 militants

May 19, SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The officials said the attack took place around dawn in an area called Deyqa in Abyan province. Officials spoke anonymously because they were not authorized to brief the media. Yemeni forces battled al-Qaida in Abyan province last year, routing militants from major cities that al-Qaida had briefly ruled during […]

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Deadliest attacks on Sunnis kill at least 76 in Iraq

Deadliest attacks on Sunnis kill at least 76 in Iraq

BAGHDAD (AP) — The attacks followed two days of bombings targeting Shiites, including bus stops and outdoor markets, with a total of 130 people killed since Wednesday. Scenes of bodies sprawled across a street outside a mosque and mourners killed during a funeral procession were reminiscent of some of the worst days of retaliatory warfare […]

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