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Suicide bomber strikes near Shiite mosque in Kabul, 4 dead

Suicide bomber strikes near Shiite mosque in Kabul, 4 dead

A suicide bomber struck outside a Shiite mosque in the Afghan capital Kabul late Thursday night, killing four people, including a leader of Afghanistan’s ethnic Hazaras, Hajji Ramazan Hussainzada. Another five people were wounded, said Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish. Danish said there was gunfire outside the mosque as the suicide bomber tried to force […]

June 15, 2017 | By | Reply More
Four guards killed by suicide bomb near Prophet’s Mosque- Saudi ministry

Four guards killed by suicide bomb near Prophet’s Mosque- Saudi ministry

July 04, – The attack took place as Muslim worshippers were gathering at the mosque for the sunset prayers, which mark the time when they could break their fast during the holy month of Ramadan which ends on Tuesday. Four Saudi security personnel were killed and five others wounded in a suicide bombing Monday outside […]

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Bomb in eastern Baghdad kills at least 11

Bomb in eastern Baghdad kills at least 11

Apr 25, – Islamic State said it was responsible for the explosion which went off near a cinema in Baghdad al-Jadida. Amaq news agency, which supports the group, said the bomber wore a suicide vest and targeted Iraqi security forces. A suicide attacker detonated a bomb in a predominantly Shi’ite Muslim district of eastern Baghdad […]

April 25, 2016 | By | Reply More
Suicide attack kills 4 at mosque in Saudi Shiite region

Suicide attack kills 4 at mosque in Saudi Shiite region

Jan 29, – The state Al-Ekhbariya news channel quoted an interior ministry spokesman as saying four people died and 18 were wounded. A suicide bomber attacked a mosque in Shiite-populated eastern Saudi Arabia during Friday prayers, killing four people before worshippers disarmed and tied up his accomplice who had fired on them. An initial ministry […]

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Kuwaiti court sentences 7 to death over mosque bombing

Kuwaiti court sentences 7 to death over mosque bombing

Sep 15, – Another eight defendants received prison terms ranging from two to 15 years, while another 14 were acquitted by Judge Mohammad Al-Duaij in his verdict, the state-run KUNA news agency reported. A Kuwaiti court sentenced seven people to death Tuesday over an Islamic State-claimed suicide bombing at a Shiite mosque in the capital […]

September 15, 2015 | By | Reply More
Death toll in IS Yemen mosque attack rises to 32

Death toll in IS Yemen mosque attack rises to 32

Sep 03, – A further 92 people were wounded in Wednesday’s bombings, the latest in a string of attacks carried out by the Sunni extremist group against Shiite targets in Yemen since March. Twin bombings claimed by the Islamic State group against a Shiite mosque in the Yemeni capital killed at least 32 people, medical […]

September 3, 2015 | 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 […]

July 18, 2015 | By | Reply More
UN accuses Islamic State of mass killings

UN accuses Islamic State of mass killings

Aug 25, – U.N. human rights chief Navi Pillay condemned “grave, horrific human rights violations” being committed by Islamic State, a Sunni Muslim group which has seized large areas of Iraq and Syria to the alarm of the Baghdad government and its allies in the West. The United Nations condemned on Monday “appalling, widespread” crimes […]

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