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Deadly violence kill 30 in Maiduguri as Nigeria president starts term

Deadly violence kill 30 in Maiduguri as Nigeria president starts term

May 30, – A suicide bomb blast outside a mosque and rocket-propelled grenades that exploded into homes as people slept killed at least 30 people in the Nigerian city Maiduguri on Saturday, residents and officials said. The explosion killed people who were prostrating themselves for afternoon prayers outside the mosque, including traders from the nearby […]

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About 100 bodies of trekkers and villagers found in remote Nepalese village

About 100 bodies of trekkers and villagers found in remote Nepalese village

May 04, – Nepali police and local volunteers found the bodies of about 100 trekkers and villagers buried in an avalanche set off by last month’s devastating earthquake and were digging through snow and ice for signs of dozens more missing, officials said on Monday. The bodies were recovered on Saturday and Sunday at the […]

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UK spy chief says Al-Qaeda planning ‘mass casualty attacks’ against the West

UK spy chief says Al-Qaeda planning ‘mass casualty attacks’ against the West

Jan 09, – Islamist militants in Syria are planning “mass casualty attacks” on Western targets, the head of British spy agency MI5 has warned, saying the deadly shooting in Paris was only a reminder of an ongoing threat. Security Service chief Andrew Parker was referring in particular to a group of fighters known as Khorasan, […]

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ISIS chief releases audio after death reports, vows to keep fighting

ISIS chief releases audio after death reports, vows to keep fighting

Nov 13, – The leader of the Islamic State group said it will fight to the last man, in a strident audio recording released Thursday that was his first public statement since a U.S.-led alliance launched airstrikes against his fighters in Iraq and Syria. The statement was posted online six days after Iraqi officials told […]

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Suicide attack kills 27 Iraqi soldiers near Baghdad

Suicide attack kills 27 Iraqi soldiers near Baghdad

Oct 27, – A suicide bomber killed at least 27 Shi’ite militiamen on the outskirts of the Iraqi town of Jurf al-Sakhar on Monday after security forces pushed Islamic State militants out of the area over the weekend, army and police sources said. The attacker, driving a Humvee vehicle packed with explosives and likely stolen […]

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Islamist fighters advance in Syria despite U.S. strikes

Islamist fighters advance in Syria despite U.S. strikes

Sep 25, – U.S. and coalition planes pounded Islamic State positions in Syria again on Wednesday, but the strikes did not halt the fighters’ advance in a Kurdish area where fleeing refugees told of villages burnt and captives beheaded. U.S. President Barack Obama, speaking at the United Nations, asked the world to join together to […]

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Bill Clinton warns Israel: Don’t isolate yourself

Bill Clinton warns Israel: Don’t isolate yourself

July 17, – Former US president Bill Clinton has warned Israel about “isolating itself from world opinion” due to repeated conflicts in Gaza after four children were killed on a beach in the latest violence. More than 220 Palestinians, most of them civilians, have died during 10 days of Israeli bombing and shelling in Gaza […]

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Palestinian death toll rises to 120 as Netanyahu rules out stopping Gaza attacks, vows escalation

Palestinian death toll rises to 120 as Netanyahu rules out stopping Gaza attacks, vows escalation

July 12, – Officials say the death toll from Israel’s air offensive on Gaza has topped 120 and the campaign shows no sign of stopping. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says that calls for a ceasefire will not have any impact on the ongoing attacks on the Gaza Strip, and that Israel will attack with […]

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As tensions boil, Israel on high alert for slain Palestinian teen funeral

As tensions boil, Israel on high alert for slain Palestinian teen funeral

July 04, – Israeli police flooded east Jerusalem ahead of the funeral of a Palestinian teenager believed killed by Israelis and the first Friday prayers of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. Mohammed Abu Khder, 16, who was kidnapped and found dead on Wednesday, was to be buried in east Jerusalem’s Shuafat neighbourhood after the […]

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Lebanese wife-beater sentenced to 9 months in prison under new law

Lebanese wife-beater sentenced to 9 months in prison under new law

July 02, – A Lebanese man who beat his wife has been jailed for nine months in the first such conviction under a domestic violence law passed in April. Hussein Ftouni will also be fined 20 million Lebanese pounds ($13 258) for a brutal assault on his 22-year-old wife, Tamara Harissi. Women’s rights group Kafa […]

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