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Suicide car bomb on Syrian bus convoy kills 43 evacuees fleeing to Aleppo

Suicide car bomb on Syrian bus convoy kills 43 evacuees fleeing to Aleppo

Huge car bomb kills 43 people were killed in a suicide attack on buses carrying Syrians evacuated from two besieged government-held towns, a monitor said in an updated toll. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights claimed most of the dead were evacuees, but they also included several rebels who had been guarding the buses at […]

April 15, 2017 | By | Reply More
Suicide car bomb blast kills at least 32 in Baghdad

Suicide car bomb blast kills at least 32 in Baghdad

A suicide car bomb attack in a densely-populated neighbourhood of Baghdad on Monday killed at least 32 people and left dozens wounded, police and hospital officials said. Many of the victims were daily labourers waiting for jobs at an intersection in Sadr City, a sprawling majority Shiite neighbourhood in the northeast of the capital that […]

January 2, 2017 | By | Reply More
94 dead in triple Baghdad car bombings claimed by IS

94 dead in triple Baghdad car bombings claimed by IS

May 11, – The attacks, all claimed by the Islamic State group, came with the government locked in a political crisis that some have warned could undermine the fight against the jihadists. Three car bombs in Baghdad, including a huge blast at a market in a Shiite area, killed at least 94 people Wednesday, the […]

May 11, 2016 | By | Reply More
’19 dead’ in rebel fire on Syria’s Aleppo

’19 dead’ in rebel fire on Syria’s Aleppo

Sep 15, – State television also reported 95 people wounded in rocket attacks on neighbourhoods in the west of Aleppo. At least 19 people were killed Tuesday by rebel rocket fire on government-held parts of Syria’s northern city of Aleppo, state media said. That area is controlled by regime forces while rebels are in the […]

September 15, 2015 | By | Reply More
Bomb attacks in Iraq’s Diyala kill at least 45- police

Bomb attacks in Iraq’s Diyala kill at least 45- police

Aug 10, – Three explosions, two of them suicide bombings, killed at least 45 people near Baquba, the capital of Iraq’s restive eastern province of Diyala on Monday, police and medics said. The deadlier of Monday’s two attacks happened near the provincial capital, Baquba, located 35 miles (60 kilometers) northeast of Baghdad. Police said a […]

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At least 13 dead in al Shabaab attack on Somali hotel

At least 13 dead in al Shabaab attack on Somali hotel

Jul 26, – A Reuters witness said blood and pieces of flesh were spattered around the site of the blast targeting the Jazeera hotel. Nearby was the wreckage of four cars. The Somali militant Islamist group al Shabaab attacked a Mogadishu hotel on Sunday, driving a car packed with explosives through the hotel gate and […]

July 26, 2015 | By | Reply More
Turk, Lebanese hostages free after Syrian war deal

Turk, Lebanese hostages free after Syrian war deal

Oct 20, – Thousands of well-wishers greeted the Shiite pilgrims in Beirut, with one man being carried out of the airport on the shoulders of a crowd. Meanwhile, a plane carrying the two freed Turkish Airlines pilots landed in Istanbul, where Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and other officials greeted them. Nine Lebanese pilgrims abducted […]

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