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Twin suicide bombing kills 70 in Baghdad’s deadliest attack this year

Twin suicide bombing kills 70 in Baghdad’s deadliest attack this year

May 17, – Police sources said the suicide bombers were riding motorcycles and blew themselves up in a crowded mobile phone market in Sadr City, wounding more than 100 people in addition to the dead. A twin suicide bombing claimed by Islamic State killed 70 people in a Shi’ite district of Baghdad on Sunday in […]

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Islamic State committed genocide against Christians, Shi’ites- U.S.

Islamic State committed genocide against Christians, Shi’ites- U.S.

Mar 17, – “The fact is that Daesh kills Christians because they are Christians. Yazidis because they are Yazidis. Shi’ites because they are Shi’ites,” Kerry said, referring to the group by an Arabic acronym, and accusing it of crimes against humanity and of ethnic cleansing. The Islamic State militant group has committed genocide against minority […]

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Suicide bombing kills 70 in Baghdad’s deadliest attack this year

Suicide bombing kills 70 in Baghdad’s deadliest attack this year

Feb 28, – Police sources said the suicide bombers were riding motorcycles and blew themselves up in a crowded mobile phone market in Sadr City, wounding more than 100 people in addition to the dead. A twin suicide bombing claimed by Islamic State killed 70 people in a Shi’ite district of Baghdad on Sunday in […]

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Islamic State bombings near Syria Shiite shrine kill 50

Islamic State bombings near Syria Shiite shrine kill 50

Jan 31, – The blasts, which came as the UN’s Syria envoy struggled to convene fresh peace talks in Geneva, tore a massive crater in the road, overturning and mangling cars and a bus and shattering windows. Bombings claimed by the Islamic State group killed more than 50 people and wounded dozens on Sunday near […]

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‘Syrian helicopter attack’ Lebanese villages

‘Syrian helicopter attack’ Lebanese villages

June 12, AP – A Syrian helicopter fired three missiles into Arsal, a Lebanese town whose Sunni residents back the revolt against President Bashar al-Assad on Wednesday, according to Lebanese officials. Lebanese security officials say a Syrian military helicopter has fired missiles into a Lebanese border town. It would be the first such attack by […]

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