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Somali Islamist militants ram car bomb into hotel, killing 28

Somali Islamist militants ram car bomb into hotel, killing 28

Islamist militants rammed a car bomb into the gate of a hotel in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Wednesday, jumped clear and stormed inside on Wednesday, killing 28 people, government and medical officials said. Gunfire rang out as four militants burst into the Dayah Hotel, which is popular with politicians. A second explosion shook the area […]

January 25, 2017 | By | Reply More
11 dead, 34 injured in triple suicide bombing in Baghdad

11 dead, 34 injured in triple suicide bombing in Baghdad

Sep 24, – Colonel Mohammed al-Jabouri, the spokesman for the Salahuddin province police force, said that three militants rammed their vehicles into a check point when the local police chief and head of the provincial security committee were visiting the site. The vehicles were heavily laden with explosives. At least 11 security personnel were killed and […]

September 24, 2016 | By | Reply More
Turkey kills 27 Kurdish militants as southeast violence escalates

Turkey kills 27 Kurdish militants as southeast violence escalates

Sep 03, – Turkey’s southeast has been scorched by waves of fighting following the collapse last year of a 2-1/2-year ceasefire between state and the outlawed PKK. Turkey’s military killed 27 Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants in the largely Kurdish southeast on Friday, the armed forces said in a statement, in a day of violence […]

September 3, 2016 | By | Reply More
More than 400 arrested in Saudi crackdown on IS

More than 400 arrested in Saudi crackdown on IS

Jul 18, – The IS jihadist group has claimed several deadly attacks in the Sunni-dominated kingdom. Saudi Arabia announced Saturday it has broken up an Islamic State group-linked network and made more than 430 arrests, foiling new attacks on Shiite mosques and a diplomatic mission. Authorities have “managed over the past few weeks to destroy […]

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