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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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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 […]

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Iraq car bomb attacks kill 9

Iraq car bomb attacks kill 9

Sep 11, – Police officials say a car bomb exploded on a commercial street in the Shiite city of Diwaniyah, killing six people and wounding 16 others. Diwaniyah is 130 kilometers (80 miles) south of Baghdad. Iraqi authorities say car bomb attacks have killed nine people in two Shiite cities south of Baghdad. Police later […]

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