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IS women suicide bombers hit back in Mosul; 15 die in Iraq

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IS women suicide bombers hit back in Mosul; 15 die in Iraq

- MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — The Islamic State group is striking back as Iraqi forces are on the cusp of full victory in Mosul, sending women suicide bombers to target soldiers as the battle for the country's second-largest city nears its end. At least 15 people were killed in the latest assaults across Iraq, officials said Monday. The attacks underscore the intense violence still plaguing the battered nation and the perils that will remain even after IS militants are pushed out of Mosul
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Islamic State women suicide bombers hit back in Mosul; 15 die in Iraq

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Islamic State women suicide bombers hit back in Mosul; 15 die in Iraq

- The Islamic State group is striking back as Iraqi forces are on the cusp of full victory in Mosul, sending women suicide bombers to target soldiers as the battle for the country's second-largest city nears its end. At least 15 people were killed in the latest assaults across Iraq, officials said Monday. The attacks underscore the intense violence still plaguing the battered nation and the perils that will remain even after IS militants are pushed out of Mosul
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2017 Ramadan Eid Mubarak, Eid Al-Fitr‬ Trends, But Grand Mosque Mecca Suicide Bomber Gets Attention

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2017 Ramadan Eid Mubarak, Eid Al-Fitr‬ Trends, But Grand Mosque Mecca Suicide Bomber Gets Attention

- When your country can “sight” the crescent moon, the official end of Ramadan can be declared, and that means Eid al-Fitr begins. While Eid Mubarak is trending on Twitter on Saturday, June 24, many headlines outside of predominantly-Muslim countries are focusing on the Grand Mosque Mecca suicide bomber news updates about motivations behind the attempted attack. Sunday, June 25, will be a big day for anyone celebrating Eid al-Fitr in 2017, and visiting holy places in Saudi Arabia is an important religious duty during Ramadan
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Suicide bomber blows himself up as Saudis foil Mecca plot

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Suicide bomber blows himself up as Saudis foil Mecca plot

- RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — A suicide bomber blew himself up near the Grand Mosque in Mecca as police disrupted a plot to target the holiest site in Islam just as the fasting month of Ramadan ends, Saudi security forces said Saturday. The Interior Ministry said it launched a raid around Jiddah, as well as two areas in Mecca itself, including the Ajyad Al-Masafi neighborhood, located near the Grand Mosque
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Suicide Bomber Blows Himself Up Near Grand Mosque in Mecca

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Suicide Bomber Blows Himself Up Near Grand Mosque in Mecca

- (RIYADH, Saudi Arabia) — A suicide bomber blew himself up near the Grand Mosque in Mecca as police disrupted a plot to target the holiest site in Islam just as the fasting month of Ramadan ends, Saudi security forces said Saturday. The Interior Ministry said it launched a raid around Jiddah, as well as two areas in Mecca itself, including the Ajyad Al-Masafi neighborhood, located near the Grand Mosque
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Suicide bomber blows himself up as Saudis foil Mecca plot

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Suicide bomber blows himself up as Saudis foil Mecca plot

- RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — A suicide bomber blew himself up near the Grand Mosque in Mecca as police disrupted a plot to target the holiest site in Islam just as the fasting month of Ramadan ends, Saudi security forces said Saturday. The Interior Ministry said it launched a raid around Jiddah, as well as two areas in Mecca itself, including the Ajyad Al-Masafi neighborhood, located near the Grand Mosque
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Suicide bomber strikes near Shiite mosque in Kabul, 1 dead

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Suicide bomber strikes near Shiite mosque in Kabul, 1 dead

- Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish says casualties are expected after Wednesday’s attack. Afghan officials say a suicide bomber struck outside a Shiite mosque in in Kabul, killing at least one person and wounding five others. Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish says casualties are expected after Wednesday’s attack. Health ministry spokesman Wahid Majroo said one body was received at a local hospital, along with five wounded people
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Suicide bomber strikes near Shiite mosque in Kabul, 1 dead

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Suicide bomber strikes near Shiite mosque in Kabul, 1 dead

- Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish says casualties are expected after Wednesday’s attack. Afghan officials say a suicide bomber struck outside a Shiite mosque in in Kabul, killing at least one person and wounding five others. Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish says casualties are expected after Wednesday’s attack. Health ministry spokesman Wahid Majroo said one body was received at a local hospital, along with five wounded people
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Suicide bomber strikes near Shiite mosque in Kabul, 1 dead

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Suicide bomber strikes near Shiite mosque in Kabul, 1 dead

- Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish says casualties are expected after Wednesday’s attack. Afghan officials say a suicide bomber struck outside a Shiite mosque in in Kabul, killing at least one person and wounding five others. Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish says casualties are expected after Wednesday’s attack. Health ministry spokesman Wahid Majroo said one body was received at a local hospital, along with five wounded people
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Suicide bomber strikes near Shiite mosque in Kabul, 1 dead

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Suicide bomber strikes near Shiite mosque in Kabul, 1 dead

- Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish says casualties are expected after Wednesday’s attack. Afghan officials say a suicide bomber struck outside a Shiite mosque in in Kabul, killing at least one person and wounding five others. Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish says casualties are expected after Wednesday’s attack. Health ministry spokesman Wahid Majroo said one body was received at a local hospital, along with five wounded people
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At least 9 dead in car bombing outside Somalia restaurant

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At least 9 dead in car bombing outside Somalia restaurant

- A suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle at the gate of a popular restaurant in Somalia's capital, killing at least nine people and wounding several others, police said Wednesday night. Capt. Mohamed Hussein said there was confusion over whether gunmen fought their way inside the Pizza House restaurant after the blast. The restaurant is just meters away from another one, Posh Treats, that is frequented by the city's elite
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At least 4 dead in car bombing outside Somalia restaurant

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At least 4 dead in car bombing outside Somalia restaurant

- A suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle at the gate of a popular restaurant in Somalia's capital, killing at least four people and wounding several others, police said Wednesday night. Capt. Mohamed Hussein said there was confusion over whether gunmen fought their way inside the Pizza House restaurant after the blast. The restaurant is just meters away from another one, Posh Treats, that is frequented by the city's elite
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At least 4 dead in car bombing outside Somalia restaurant

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At least 4 dead in car bombing outside Somalia restaurant

- A suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle at the gate of a popular restaurant in Somalia's capital, killing at least four people and wounding several others, police said Wednesday night. Capt. Mohamed Hussein said there was confusion over whether gunmen fought their way inside the Pizza House restaurant after the blast. The restaurant is just meters away from another one, Posh Treats, that is frequented by the city's elite
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12 dead after Islamic State gunmen and suicide bombers storm Iran’s parliament

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12 dead after Islamic State gunmen and suicide bombers storm Iran’s parliament

- Gunmen and suicide bombers stormed Iran’s parliament and the shrine of its revolutionary leader on Wednesday, killing 12 people in the first attacks in the country claimed by the Islamic State group. Dozens of people were wounded in the attacks, which ended after a standoff lasting several hours as the gunmen holed up in parliamentary office buildings. IS released a video of the attackers from inside the building via its Amaq propaganda agency — a rare claim of responsibility while an attack was still going on
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Police release new photos in hunt for Manchester bomb clues

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Police release new photos in hunt for Manchester bomb clues

- LONDON (AP) — Police investigating the Manchester bombing on Tuesday freed two more people without charge, including the bomber's brother, and released more photos as they worked to reconstruct the killer's final movements. The May 22 attack at an Ariana Grande concert killed 22 people as well as bomber Salman Abedi, a Briton of Libyan descent. Police are trying to uncover clues about a suspected network that supported him
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Manchester attack: UK police release images of concert suicide bomber

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Manchester attack: UK police release images of concert suicide bomber

- MANCHESTER, Eng. — British police released surveillance-camera images of the Manchester concert bomber on the night of the attack. Police are now asking the public if they have information on 22-year-old Salman Abedi after he returned to the UK from Libya earlier this month. Abedi reportedly had set off a bomb last week as people were leaving an Ariana Grande concert, killing 22 people and injuring dozens
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Manchester suicide bomber spoke with brother 15 minutes before attack

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Manchester suicide bomber spoke with brother 15 minutes before attack

- MANCHESTER, England — British authorities are trying to contain the network they believe is behind the Manchester attack as it emerged that the suicide bomber, Salman Abedi, reportedly spoke to his brother in Libya just 15 minutes before he detonated his explosives. “We are following up on the network, rolling it up, trying to contain it. As you’ve seen from the number of arrests, we are on the right track to try to contain it,” UK Security Minister Ben Wallace told CNN in Manchester on Friday
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Afghan security scrutinized after suicide bomber kills 24
Afghan security scrutinized after suicide bomber kills 24 KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A Taliban suicide bomber killed 24 people in a horrific early morning assault in a neighborhood where prominent politicians reside, causing residents and analysts to question the government's ability to protect Afghanistan's capital. Another 42 people were injured in the attack that took place during morning rush hour as government employees and students made their way to work and school   Read More ...
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Suicide bombing in Lahore kills 26, wounds 54
Suicide bombing in Lahore kills 26, wounds 54 (ABC News) — A suicide bomber struck near a police team in the eastern city of Lahore Monday killing at least 26 and wounding another 54, many of them police officers. An outlawed Taliban faction claimed responsibility. Senior police officer Haider Ashraf said a suicide bomber on a motorcycle targeted police guarding a demolition site at Kot Lakhpat’s vegetable market on the outskirts of Lahore   Read More ...
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Afghanistan security scrutinized after suicide bomber kills 24
Afghanistan security scrutinized after suicide bomber kills 24 KABUL, Afghanistan — A Taliban suicide bomber killed 24 people in a horrific early morning assault in a neighborhood where prominent politicians reside, causing residents and analysts to question the government’s ability to protect Afghanistan’s capital. Another 42 people were injured in the attack that took place during morning rush hour as government employees and students made their way to work and school   Read More ...
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Afghan security scrutinized after suicide bomber kills 24
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A Taliban suicide bomber killed 24 people in a horrific early morning assault in a neighborhood where prominent politicians reside, causing residents and analysts to question the government's ability to protect Afghanistan's capital. Another 42 people were injured in the attack that took place during morning rush hour as government employees and students made their way to work and school   Read More ...
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Pakistan: Suicide bombing in Lahore kills 26, wounds 54
Pakistan: Suicide bombing in Lahore kills 26, wounds 54 LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — A suicide bomber struck near a police team in the eastern city of Lahore Monday killing at least 26 and wounded another 54, many of them police officers, an official said. Senior police officer Haider Ashraf said a suicide bomber on a motorcycle struck near police guarding a demolition site at Kot Lakhpat's vegetable market on the outskirts of Lahore   Read More ...
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Pakistan: Suicide bombing in Lahore kills 26, wounds 54
LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — A suicide bomber struck near a police team in the eastern city of Lahore Monday killing at least 26 and wounded another 54, many of them police officers, an official said. Senior police officer Haider Ashraf said a suicide bomber on a motorcycle struck near police guarding a demolition site at Kot Lakhpat's vegetable market on the outskirts of Lahore   Read More ...
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Taliban suicide car bomber kills at least 24 in Afghan capital
Taliban suicide car bomber kills at least 24 in Afghan capital A Taliban suicide attacker detonated a car bomb in the western part of Kabul on Monday, killing at least 24 people and wounding more than 40, and the death toll could rise, an Interior Ministry spokesman in the Afghan capital said. Police cordoned off the area, located near the house of the deputy government Chief Executive Mohammad Mohaqiq in a part of the city where many of the mainly Shi'ite Hazara community live   Read More ...
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At least 8 dead after suicide bombers hit camps in Nigeria
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — A civilian self-defense group says at least eight people are dead after female suicide bombers attacked two displaced persons camps in northeastern Nigeria's main city. Spokesman Bello Danbatta tells The Associated Press that the attack started late Sunday night in Maiduguri and left another 15 people wounded. The Nigeria-based extremist group Boko Haram often targets the city with suicide bombers and increasingly has been using female ones   Read More ...
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At least 8 dead after suicide bombers hit camps in Nigeria
At least eight people are dead after female suicide bombers attacked two displaced persons camps in northeastern Nigeria's main city, a civilian self-defense group said Monday. It was the first major attack on a displaced persons camp in Maiduguri, the birthplace of the Boko Haram extremist insurgency. The attack started late Sunday night and left another 15 people wounded, spokesman Bello Danbatta with the Civilian-JTF group told The Associated Press   Read More ...
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Kabul Suicide Attack, 24 Dead And 40 Wounded, Taliban Claims Responsibility [Breaking]
Kabul Suicide Attack, 24 Dead And 40 Wounded, Taliban Claims Responsibility [Breaking] A suicide attacker has reportedly detonated a car bomb in the western part of Kabul. The deadly suicide attack has killed at least 24 people and wounded more than 40. According to the Afghan officials, the suicide car bomb targeted a bus carrying ministry staff in Afghanistan’s capital city. As reported by Al Jazeera, the intelligence officials revealed that the bus was carrying the staff of the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum when it came under attack on Monday morning   Read More ...
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At least 8 dead after suicide bombers hit camps in Nigeria
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — A civilian self-defense group says at least eight people are dead after female suicide bombers attacked two displaced persons camps in northeastern Nigeria's main city. Spokesman Bello Danbatta tells The Associated Press that the attack started late Sunday night in Maiduguri and left another 15 people wounded. The Nigeria-based extremist group Boko Haram often targets the city with suicide bombers and increasingly has been using female ones   Read More ...
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At least 8 killed in blast at mosque in Nigeria
At least 8 killed in blast at mosque in Nigeria Maiduguri, Nigeria — At least eight people were killed Monday when a female suicide bomber detonated at a mosque in northeastern Nigeria. A spokesman for a civilian self-defense force in Maiduguri city said the bomber was being chased by local security workers and ran into the middle of worshippers and exploded. At least 13 people were wounded. The mosque collapsed in the blast   Read More ...
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Boko Haram suicide bombers stage deadliest attack in months
Boko Haram suicide bombers stage deadliest attack in months MAIDUGURI, Nigeria -- Four Boko Haram suicide bombers killed 19 people in a series of attacks that targeted a civilian self-defense force and the people who gathered to mourn their deaths, police in Nigeria said Wednesday. It was the deadliest attack in months in the northeastern city of Maiduguri, the birthplace of Boko Haram's eight-year insurgency. Borno state police commissioner Damian Chukwu said 23 others were wounded in Tuesday night's attacks   Read More ...
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Suicide bomber kills eight in northeast Nigeria's Maiduguri: police
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - A female suicide bomber killed eight people and wounded 18 on Monday at a mosque in northeastern Nigeria, an area regularly attacked by Boko Haram Islamists, police said. The woman detonated her bomb while trying to enter the mosque in the center of Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state, at around 04:30 a.m.(0330 GMT), shortly before early morning prayers, Borno police commissioner Damian Chukwu said   Read More ...
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Suicide bomber targets Pakistan paramilitary force, 2 dead
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A suicide bomber hit a vehicle carrying Pakistani paramilitary force members on Monday, killing two soldiers, including an officer, and wounding seven, a police official said. The Taliban quickly claimed responsibility for the attack. Police superintendent Imran Malik said the attack happened in Peshawar, on the edge of the Khyber tribal area that borders Afghanistan. The attacker was riding a motorcycle, he added   Read More ...
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Suicide bomber targets Pakistan paramilitary force, 2 dead
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police say a suicide bomber hit a vehicle carrying paramilitary force members, killing two and injuring seven others. The attack by a lone man on a motorcycle occurred Monday on the edge of the Khyber tribal area that borders Afghanistan, said Imran Malik, Police Superintendent in northwest Peshawar where the bombing occurred. One of the dead in the attack was a major, he said   Read More ...
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Suicide bomber targets Pakistan paramilitary force, 2 dead
Pakistani police say a suicide bomber hit a vehicle carrying paramilitary force members, killing two and injuring seven others. The attack by a lone man on a motorcycle occurred Monday on the edge of the Khyber tribal area that borders Afghanistan, said Imran Malik, Police Superintendent in northwest Peshawar where the bombing occurred. One of the dead in the attack was a major, he said   Read More ...
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2 female suicide bombers in Cameroon kill at least 15
YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — At least 15 people are dead after two female suicide bombers carried out the latest attack in Cameroon's far north, the government said Thursday, and another 42 people are wounded. The attackers entered the town of Waza late Wednesday and one detonated explosives near a group of youths, Governor Midjiyawa Bakary said. Nigeria-based Boko Haram extremists have been crossing borders to stage attacks in countries, including Cameroon, that contribute to a military force that seeks to eliminate the insurgency   Read More ...
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Suicide bomber kills and injures scores in Syria's Idlib province
BEIRUT (Reuters) - A suicide bomber rammed a car laden with explosives into a gathering of jihadist rebels near the rebel-held northwestern Syrian city of Idlib on Wednesday, killing and injuring scores, rebel sources said. They said the blast ripped a textile factory where members of Hayat Tahrir al Sham, an alliance of rebel groups whose backbone is the former al Qaeda affiliate Nusra Front, had been using as their quarters   Read More ...
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Suicide bombers in northeast Nigeria's Maiduguri kill 17: police
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Suicide bombers killed 17 people and injured 21 in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, the police commissioner of Borno state said on Wednesday. The blasts struck four areas in the city, which is the capital of Borno, the state worst affected by the eight-year-old insurgency by Islamist militant group Boko Haram. Reporting by Ahmed Kingimi; writing by Alexis Akwagyiram; Editing by Catherine Evans   Read More ...
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ISIS hides female suicide bombers among fleeing civilians
ISIS hides female suicide bombers among fleeing civilians MOSUL, Iraq -- With the fight for Mosul in its final stage Monday, Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants sent female suicide bombers hidden among fleeing civilians, while Iraqi forces and the U.S.-led coalition unleashed punishing airstrikes and artillery fire that set dozens of buildings ablaze. At least one Iraqi soldier was killed and five were wounded in the two separate suicide attacks, the military said   Read More ...
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The Latest: Officer says Iraq troops faced 7 female bombers
The Latest: Officer says Iraq troops faced 7 female bombers MOSUL, Iraq – The Latest on developments in Iraq, where Iraqi forces are closing in on fast-vanishing IS-held territory in the city of Mosul (all times local): An Iraqi military officer says Iraqi troops battling to retake Mosul from the Islamic State group faced seven female suicide bombers. Lt. Col. Salam Hussein, of the Iraqi Special Operations Forces says most of the suicide bombers in Mosul are now women with seven blowing themselves up on Monday alone   Read More ...
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IS women suicide bombers hit back in Mosul; 15 die in Iraq
IS women suicide bombers hit back in Mosul; 15 die in Iraq MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — The Islamic State group is striking back as Iraqi forces are on the cusp of full victory in Mosul, sending women suicide bombers to target soldiers as the battle for the country's second-largest city nears its end. At least 15 people were killed in the latest assaults across Iraq, officials said Monday. The attacks underscore the intense violence still plaguing the battered nation and the perils that will remain even after IS militants are pushed out of Mosul   Read More ...
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Women Suicide Bombers Strike Mosul, 15 Killed
The Islamic State group is striking back as Iraqi forces are on the cusp of full victory in Mosul, sending women suicide bombers to target soldiers as the battle for the country's second-largest city nears its end. At least 15 people were killed in the latest assaults across Iraq, officials said Monday. The attacks underscore the intense violence still plaguing the battered nation and the perils that will remain even after IS militants are pushed out of Mosul   Read More ...
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Suicide attacker kills at least 20 in Damascus
Suicide attacker kills at least 20 in Damascus (CNN)A suicide bomber blew himself up in central Damascus on Sunday, killing at least 20 people, according to the Syrian foreign ministry. Dozens more were injured, including children, the ministry said in a letter to the UN Security Council, according to state media. Syria's Health Minister Nizar Yazigi said injuries ranged from minor to severe, state media reported. Authorities had been pursuing three cars and were able to intercept two and destroy them, state media said   Read More ...
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ISIS women suicide bombers attack soldiers in Mosul
MOSUL, Iraq - The Islamic State group is striking back as Iraqi forces are on the cusp of full victory in Mosul, sending women suicide bombers to target soldiers as the battle for the country’s second-largest city nears its end. At least 15 people were killed in the latest assaults across Iraq, officials said Monday. The attacks underscore the intense violence still plaguing the battered nation and the perils that will remain even after IS militants are pushed out of Mosul   Read More ...
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IS women suicide bombers hit back in Mosul; 15 die in Iraq
IS women suicide bombers hit back in Mosul; 15 die in Iraq MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — The Islamic State group is striking back as Iraqi forces are on the cusp of full victory in Mosul, sending women suicide bombers to target soldiers as the battle for the country's second-largest city nears its end. At least 15 people were killed in the latest assaults across Iraq, officials said Monday. The attacks underscore the intense violence still plaguing the battered nation and the perils that will remain even after IS militants are pushed out of Mosul   Read More ...
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IS women suicide bombers hit back in Mosul; 15 die in Iraq
IS women suicide bombers hit back in Mosul; 15 die in Iraq MOSUL, Iraq — The Islamic State group is striking back as Iraqi forces are on the cusp of full victory in Mosul, sending women suicide bombers to target soldiers as the battle for the country's second-largest city nears its end. At least 15 people were killed in the latest assaults across Iraq, officials said Monday. The attacks underscore the intense violence still plaguing the battered nation and the perils that will remain even after IS militants are pushed out of Mosul   Read More ...
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Islamic State women suicide bombers hit back in Mosul; 15 die in Iraq
Islamic State women suicide bombers hit back in Mosul; 15 die in Iraq The Islamic State group is striking back as Iraqi forces are on the cusp of full victory in Mosul, sending women suicide bombers to target soldiers as the battle for the country's second-largest city nears its end. At least 15 people were killed in the latest assaults across Iraq, officials said Monday. The attacks underscore the intense violence still plaguing the battered nation and the perils that will remain even after IS militants are pushed out of Mosul   Read More ...
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IS women suicide bombers target Mosul; 15 die in Iraq
IS women suicide bombers target Mosul; 15 die in Iraq Mosul, Iraq — The Islamic State group is striking back as Iraqi forces are on the cusp of full victory in Mosul, sending women suicide bombers to target soldiers as the battle for the country’s second-largest city nears its end. At least 15 people were killed in the latest assaults across Iraq, officials said Monday. The attacks underscore the intense violence still plaguing the battered nation and the perils that will remain even after IS militants are pushed out of Mosul   Read More ...
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IS women suicide bombers hit back in Mosul; 15 die in Iraq
IS women suicide bombers hit back in Mosul; 15 die in Iraq MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — The Islamic State group is striking back as Iraqi forces are on the cusp of full victory in Mosul, sending women suicide bombers to target soldiers as the battle for the country’s second-largest city nears its end. At least 15 people were killed in the latest assaults across Iraq, officials said Monday. The attacks underscore the intense violence still plaguing the battered nation and the perils that will remain even after IS militants are pushed out of Mosul   Read More ...
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IS women suicide bombers hit back in Mosul; 15 die in Iraq
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — The Islamic State group is striking back as Iraqi forces are on the cusp of full victory in Mosul, sending women suicide bombers to target soldiers as the battle for the country's second-largest city nears its end. At least 15 people were killed in the latest assaults across Iraq, officials said Monday. The attacks underscore the intense violence still plaguing the battered nation and the perils that will remain even after IS militants are pushed out of Mosul   Read More ...
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Suicide bomber dressed as woman kills 14 in Iraqi displacement camp
A suicide bomber dressed as a veiled woman killed 14 people and wounded 13 others in a displacement camp west of the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Sunday, security sources said. Islamic State militants, who have been facing mounting U.S.-backed offensives in Iraq and neighbouring Syria, claimed responsibility for the assault. The camp known as "kilo 60" houses people forced out of Sunni Muslim areas control by Islamic State in the Euphrates river valley, the sources said   Read More ...
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Suicide bomber dressed as woman kills 14 in Iraqi displacement camp
BAGHDAD A suicide bomber dressed as a veiled woman killed 14 people and wounded 13 others in a displacement camp west of the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Sunday, security sources said. Islamic State militants, who have been facing mounting U.S.-backed offensives in Iraq and neighboring Syria, claimed responsibility for the assault. The camp known as "kilo 60" houses people forced out of Sunni Muslim areas control by Islamic State in the Euphrates river valley, the sources said   Read More ...
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Suicide bomber dressed as woman kills 14 in Iraqi displacement camp
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A suicide bomber dressed as a veiled woman killed 14 people and wounded 13 others in a displacement camp west of the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Sunday, security sources said. Islamic State militants, who have been facing mounting U.S.-backed offensives in Iraq and neighbouring Syria, claimed responsibility for the assault. The camp known as "kilo 60" houses people forced out of Sunni Muslim areas control by Islamic State in the Euphrates river valley, the sources said   Read More ...
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Iraq local official: Suicide bomber disguised in woman's all-covering robe has killed 14 people at camp for displaced
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq local official: Suicide bomber disguised in woman's all-covering robe has killed 14 people at camp for displaced.   Read More ...
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Iraq local official: Suicide bomber disguised in woman's all-covering robe has killed 14 people at camp for displaced
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq local official: Suicide bomber disguised in woman's all-covering robe has killed 14 people at camp for displaced.   Read More ...
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IS women suicide bombers hit Iraqi troops in Mosul, kill 1
IS women suicide bombers hit Iraqi troops in Mosul, kill 1 MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — An Iraqi officer says that two women suicide bombers, hiding among a group of fleeing civilians, targeted Iraqi troops in Mosul, killing one soldier and wounding several. Sgt. Ali Abdullah Hussein says the attack was the latest by the Islamic State group as Iraqi forces close in on the last pocket of militant-held territory in the Old City neighborhood   Read More ...
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IS women suicide bombers hit Iraqi troops in Mosul, kill 1
IS women suicide bombers hit Iraqi troops in Mosul, kill 1 MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — An Iraqi officer says that two women suicide bombers, hiding among a group of fleeing civilians, targeted Iraqi troops in Mosul, killing one soldier and wounding several. Sgt. Ali Abdullah Hussein says the attack was the latest by the Islamic State group as Iraqi forces close in on the last pocket of militant-held territory in the Old City neighborhood   Read More ...
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IS women suicide bombers hit Iraqi troops in Mosul, kill 1
An Iraqi officer says that two women suicide bombers, hiding among a group of fleeing civilians, targeted Iraqi troops in Mosul, killing one soldier and wounding several. Sgt. Ali Abdullah Hussein says the attack was the latest by the Islamic State group as Iraqi forces close in on the last pocket of militant-held territory in the Old City neighborhood. The IS group's last stand in Mosul is rapidly shrinking, with the militants now controlling just over 1 square kilometer in all   Read More ...
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