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Islamic State twin suicide bombings at Baghdad mall kill 12

Islamic State twin suicide bombings at Baghdad mall kill 12

Sep 10, – More than 40 people were wounded in the attack at Nakheel Mall across from the oil ministry, the sources said. One bomb went off at the entrance to the mall, the other in the parking lot. Twelve people were killed late on Friday in two suicide bombings claimed by Islamic State at […]

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Iraq hangs 36 people sentenced to death for killing of troops in 2014

Iraq hangs 36 people sentenced to death for killing of troops in 2014

Aug  21, – It is the highest number of militants executed in one day by the Iraqi government since Islamic State fighters took control of parts of northern and western Iraq in 2014. Iraq said on Sunday it had hanged 36 militants sentenced to death over the mass killing of hundreds of mainly Shi’ite soldiers […]

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IS blasts in Syria regime heartland kill more than 148

IS blasts in Syria regime heartland kill more than 148

May 23, – Seven near-simultaneous explosions targeted bus stations, hospitals and other civilian sites in the seaside cities of Jableh and Tartus, which until now had been relatively insulated from Syria’s five-year civil war. More than 148 people were killed Monday in bombings claimed by the Islamic State group in northwestern Syria, the deadliest attacks […]

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Democratic reforms in Gulf and Arab nations

Democratic reforms in Gulf and Arab nations

Oct 05, –  A look at democratic reform efforts in Arab and Gulf nations since the Arab Spring erupted in December 2010: SAUDI ARABIA Saudi women were allowed this year for the first time in the Shura Council, an advisory body, and women will for the first time be allowed to vote and run in […]

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Violence in Iraq claims 27 lives as UN envoy urges dialogue

Violence in Iraq claims 27 lives as UN envoy urges dialogue

May 29, AP – The latest deaths led the UN envoy to Iraq to urge feuding political leaders to meet and resolve long-running crises that have paralysed the government and been blamed for its inability to halt the bloodshed. Violence in Iraq killed 27 people on Tuesday, officials said, as the country’s cabinet discussed how […]

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Wave of car bomb attacks kills at least 57 in Iraq

Wave of car bomb attacks kills at least 57 in Iraq

May 20, AP- BAGHDAD, The attacks, some of which hit market places and crowded bus stops during the busy morning hours, are the latest in a recent spike in violence in Iraq that has targeted both Sunni and Shiite civilians and pushed the death toll over the past week to more than 200 people. The […]

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