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3 killed, 45 wounded in Turkey car bombing blamed on Kurds

3 killed, 45 wounded in Turkey car bombing blamed on Kurds

May 10, – No group had claimed responsibility for the attack in Diyarbakir’s Baglar neighborhood, but the state-run Anadolu Agency said it was carried out by the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party, or PKK, as the bus was passing by. A car bomb on Tuesday struck a police vehicle that was carrying officers escorting seven recently […]

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24 Yemen rebels dead after coalition strikes, fighting

24 Yemen rebels dead after coalition strikes, fighting

Nov 12, – Warplanes bombed two rebel troop transports north of Damt, the Daleh province’s second-largest city, which the Iran-backed Huthi rebels and their allies recaptured on Saturday, a military official said. Saudi-led coalition air strikes and attacks by pro-government forces killed at least 24 rebels Thursday in Yemen’s south, where the insurgents have been […]

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Yemen militia sends forces south as UN warns of civil war

Yemen militia sends forces south as UN warns of civil war

Mar 23, – Security sources said the militiamen, known as Huthis, had sent several thousand troops south and fought with local Sunni tribes as they approached the main southern city of Aden, where President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi took refuge after fleeing the capital last month. Yemen’s Shiite militia sent reinforcements south and clashed with local […]

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IS accepts Boko Haram pledge of allegiance

IS accepts Boko Haram pledge of allegiance

Mar 13, – The development comes as both movements, which are among the most ruthless in the world, are under increasing military pressure. Islamic State militants have accepted a pledge of allegiance by the Nigerian-grown Boko Haram extremist group, a spokesman for the Islamic State movement said Thursday. Islamic State seized much of northern and […]

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