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Deadly suicide bomb attack on Syria bus convoy, death toll rises to 112

Deadly suicide bomb attack on Syria bus convoy, death toll rises to 112

The death toll from a bomb blast on a crowded Syrian bus convoy outside Aleppo reached at least 112 people, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said on Sunday. Syrian rescue workers the Civil Defence said that they had carted away at least 100 bodies from the site of Saturday’s blast, which hit […]

April 16, 2017 | By | Reply More
At least 40 dead mostly Shiite rebels in battle for Yemen port

At least 40 dead mostly Shiite rebels in battle for Yemen port

Fighting for a key port city on Yemen’s Red Sea coast has left at least 40 rebel and pro-government fighters dead, military officials said Tuesday. Loyalist forces said Monday they had captured the port of Mokha, almost three weeks into an offensive to oust Shiite Huthi insurgents and their allies from Yemen’s southwestern coast. But […]

January 24, 2017 | By | Reply More
Syrian government sees siege tactics pay off

Syrian government sees siege tactics pay off

Sep 03, – The latest Damascus suburb to fall was Moadamiyeh, which relented after three years of siege as food supplies dwindled for its estimated 28,000 residents and key infrastructure like hospitals were destroyed. Once hubs of the Syrian uprising, the country’s rebellious capital suburbs are submitting to government control at a quickening pace, in […]

September 3, 2016 | By | Reply More
Burundi clashes as African Union warns against elections

Burundi clashes as African Union warns against elections

Apr 07, – Demonstrators, police and government supporters, thought to be members of the ruling party’s Imbonerakure militia, clashed in the capital Bujumbura on Thursday. Police opened fire, killing one with a bullet to the head and wounding three others, AFP reporters witnessed. Burundi police shot dead and wounded protesters Thursday demonstrating over the president’s […]

May 7, 2015 | By | Reply More
Police battle Bangkok protesters with tear gas

Police battle Bangkok protesters with tear gas

Dec 01, – At least three people have been killed and 54 wounded in skirmishes so far, according to police and emergency services. Most of the casualties occurred at a Bangkok stadium where gunshots rang out early Sunday for the second day and the body of one protester shot in the chest lay face-up on […]

December 1, 2013 | By | Reply More
Bomb near Syrian capital kills 16

Bomb near Syrian capital kills 16

Oct 19, – The violence came a day after nine Shiite pilgrims from Lebanon kidnapped in Syria last year were freed as part of a negotiated hostage deal that could see two Turkish pilots held by Lebanese militants and dozens of Syrian women held in Syrian government jails released. Syrian rebels assaulted a checkpoint in […]

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