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Kenya court adjourns trial of ‘bomb plot’ Iranians

July 24th, 2012 Comments off

Ahmed Mohammed and Sayed Mansour were charged with suspected links to a terror networkA Nairobi court on Tuesday adjourned the trial of two Iranians accused of possessing explosives allegedly for use in bomb attacks in Kenya.

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Deadly Iraq attacks kill scores

July 23rd, 2012 Comments off

A string of bomb attacks and shootings in Baghdad and north of the Iraqi capital kills at least 91 people, say security and medical officials.
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Rebel bombing strikes at heart of Syrian regime

July 19th, 2012 Comments off

FILE - In this Thursday Oct. 6, 2011 photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian President Bashar Assad, left, stands next to Syrian Defense Minister Gen. Dawoud Rajha, right, during a ceremony to mark the 38th anniversary of the October 1973 Arab-Israeli war, in Damascus, Syria. Syria's state-run TV says the country's defense minister has been killed in a suicide blast in the capital. Wednesday's attack struck the National Security building in Damascus during a meeting of Cabinet ministers and senior security officials. (AP Photo/SANA, File)Rebels penetrated the heart of Syria's power elite Wednesday, detonating a bomb inside a high-level crisis meeting in Damascus that killed three leaders of the regime, including President Bashar Assad's brother-in-law and the defense minister.

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Deadly bombing hits Yemen police

July 11th, 2012 Comments off

At least eight people have been killed in a suicide bomb attack at the police academy in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, officials say.
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Britain probes Bahrain bomb plot

July 2nd, 2012 Comments off

Britain has sent a team of forensic detectives to Bahrain to help investigate a huge find of advanced bomb-making materials last month.
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Bombings in Baghdad leave 11 dead

June 28th, 2012 Comments off

At least 11 people have been killed in two separate bomb attacks in and around Iraq’s capital, Baghdad, officials say.
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Coordinated bombs kill 20 in Iraq pilgrimage

June 13th, 2012 Comments off

Police and health officials say four coordinated car bomb attacks on Shiite pilgrims in the Iraqi capital have killed at least 20 people.
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Bomb targets US offices in Libya

June 6th, 2012 Comments off

A bomb goes off outside the US embassy offices in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi, causing minor damage to its outer gate.
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Iraqi officials: Car bomb kills 13 in Baghdad

June 4th, 2012 Comments off

Iraqi officials say a car bomb went off near two government offices in central Baghdad, killing at least 13 people and wounding more than 50.
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UN observers caught up in Syrian violence

May 15th, 2012 Comments off

A Syrian rebel runs for cover at the Sunni district of Jabb al-Jandali in Homs, Syria, Monday, May 14, 2012. Syrian troops shelled the rebel-held town, sparking intense clashes that sent bloodied victims flooding into hospitals and clinics, activists said. The violence around the country is eroding an internationally brokered peace plan that many observers see as the last hope to calm the 14-month-old crisis. Arabic writing on the wall is an advertisement. (AP Photo/Fadi Zaidan)The U.N.’s observer mission in Syria was caught up in a burst of violence Tuesday captured on video, with a roadside bomb damaging its cars just minutes after witnesses said regime forces gunned down mourners at a funeral procession nearby.

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