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Weapons storage blast fires off bombs on Baghdad, killing four

Weapons storage blast fires off bombs on Baghdad, killing four

Sep 02, – The storage belongs to one of the Shi’ite paramilitary groups of the Popular Mobilization Force (PMF), a police officer said. A blast caused by a fire at a weapons storage in eastern Baghdad on Friday set off rockets that hit neighboring districts, killing at least four residents and injuring a dozen others, […]

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Iraq hangs 36 people sentenced to death for killing of troops in 2014

Iraq hangs 36 people sentenced to death for killing of troops in 2014

Aug  21, – It is the highest number of militants executed in one day by the Iraqi government since Islamic State fighters took control of parts of northern and western Iraq in 2014. Iraq said on Sunday it had hanged 36 militants sentenced to death over the mass killing of hundreds of mainly Shi’ite soldiers […]

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Islamic State truck bomb kills at least 60 people south of Baghdad

Islamic State truck bomb kills at least 60 people south of Baghdad

Mar 06, – The suicide attack, involving an explosive-laden fuel tanker, is the second deadliest this year after one on Feb. 28 that killed 78 people in Sadr City, a Shi’ite district of Baghdad. This was also claimed by the ultra-hardline Sunni group that controls vast swathes of territory in Iraq and in Syria. A […]

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Suicide car bombing kills civilian, wounds 25 Egyptian police in Sinai

Suicide car bombing kills civilian, wounds 25 Egyptian police in Sinai

Mar 10, – The violence comes days ahead of an investment conference in the resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, 340 km (210 miles) south of al-Arish, that Egypt hopes will project an image of stability and attract billions of dollars. A suicide car bomber killed a civilian and wounded 25 Egyptian policemen when he tried to […]

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