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Bombs kill 37 Yemen police in former Qaeda bastion

Bombs kill 37 Yemen police in former Qaeda bastion

May 15, – It was the second attack in days claimed by IS in the city of 200,000 people that was recaptured by government forces from the rival jihadists of Al-Qaeda with US backing. A suicide bombing claimed by the Islamic State group and a second attack killed 37 police Sunday in the Yemeni port […]

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Pakistan plans new paramilitary crackdown after Easter bombing kills 70

Pakistan plans new paramilitary crackdown after Easter bombing kills 70

Mar 28, – Sunday’s suicide bombing at a public park was claimed by the Pakistani Taliban’s Jamaat-ur-Ahrar faction, which once declared loyalty to Islamic State. The group said it was targeting Christians. Pakistan has decided to launch a paramilitary crackdown on Islamist militants in Punjab, the country’s richest and most populous province, after an Easter […]

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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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14 dead in Aden suicide bombing claimed by IS

14 dead in Aden suicide bombing claimed by IS

Feb 17, – The southern port city has been the headquarters of forces loyal to President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi and his backers in a Saudi-led military coalition but has seen growing violence by IS and its jihadist rival Al-Qaeda. A suicide bomber killed at least 14 soldiers in Aden on Wednesday, in the latest attack […]

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21 die in Nigeria Shiite Muslim march suicide attack

21 die in Nigeria Shiite Muslim march suicide attack

Nov 27, – The attack happened in the village of Dakasoye, some 20 kilometres (13 miles) south of the city, during a march by followers of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria. At least 21 people were killed on Friday when a suicide bomber blew himself up in the crowds at a Shia Muslim procession near […]

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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 […]

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Anguish and anger as families bid farewell to Turkey bombing victims

Anguish and anger as families bid farewell to Turkey bombing victims

Jul 21, – Twenty five coffins holding the large majority of the 32 killed in Monday’s attack on the Turkish town of Suruc were laid out in the courtyard of a mosque in the southeastern Turkish city of Gaziantep following an autopsy. Crying and shouting slogans against jihadists, relatives of the victims of the suicide […]

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Turkey- Blast kills 30, wounds nearly 100 near Syrian border

Turkey- Blast kills 30, wounds nearly 100 near Syrian border

Jul 20, – The midday explosion happened at a cultural center in Suruc as a political group, the Federation of Socialist Youths, was wrapping up a news conference on plans to rebuild the Syrian city of Kobani, a witness said. An explosion rocked the Turkish city of Suruc near the Syrian border on Monday, killing […]

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Islamic State’s Saudi branch calls for clearing Arabian Peninsula of Shiites

Islamic State’s Saudi branch calls for clearing Arabian Peninsula of Shiites

May 30, –Islamic State claimed two suicide bombings carried out on May 22 and May 29 on Shi’ite mosques in eastern Saudi Arabia, where the bulk of the Saudi Arabia’s Shi’ite minority lives. The attacks killed 25 people. Saudi Arabia’s branch of militant group Islamic State has said it wants to clear the Arabian Peninsula […]

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Pakistan army sentences 6 Islamic militants to death

Pakistan army sentences 6 Islamic militants to death

Apr 02, – Thursday’s statement says a seventh suspect was sentenced to life imprisonment. The army did not say where the courts handed down the verdicts or how many trials they involved. Those convicted have the right to appeal. Pakistani military courts have sentenced six Islamic militants to death on charges including terrorism, murder, suicide […]

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