Posts Tagged ‘checkpoint’

Nine dead after Baghdad bombings, shooting

June 22nd, 2012 Comments off

With the latest violence, at least 157 people have died in attacks in Iraq since June 13Two roadside bombs killed at least six people on the outskirts of Baghdad Friday while gunmen shot dead three policemen at a city checkpoint, officials said, in the latest in a wave of attacks in Iraq.

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Israel arrests senior Palestinian

January 19th, 2012 Comments off

The speaker of the Palestinian assembly, who is a member of the Hamas militant group, has been arrested at an Israeli checkpoint in the West Bank.
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"She was a Christian Zionist, right up to her first checkpoint…"

April 27th, 2011 Comments off

“… My misty Zionist narrative did not mention fortress-like settlements, graffiti-streaked walls and checkpoints. And it did not include indigenous Palestinians. In fact, it had explicitly denied their existence: “A land without people for a people without land.”…

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Palestinian killed by Israeli troops at checkpoint (AFP)

January 2nd, 2011 Comments off

An Israeli soldier stands guard in front of a Palestinian youth at a checkpoint south of the occupied West Bank. A Palestinian man has been shot dead by Israeli soldiers at a checkpoint near the city of Nablus, Palestinian medics and Israeli media have said.(AFP/File/Hazem Bader)AFP – A Palestinian man was shot dead on Sunday by Israeli soldiers at a checkpoint near the northern West Bank city of Nablus, Palestinian medics and Israeli media said.

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Five killed in Iraq bomb attack

July 9th, 2010 Comments off

A suicide bomber kills at least five people at a Baghdad checkpoint in the latest of a string of attacks this week.
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Afghans Fear Insurgent Infiltration Across Iran Border

November 12th, 2009 Comments off

Some officials say Herat frontier checkpoint giving Taleban a backdoor into Afghanistan. By Zia Ahmadi and Mustafa Saber in Herat (ARR No. 345, 11-Nov-09)Islam Qala, a dusty border town that forms the gateway between Iran and Afghanistan, is a focus of
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Two Al Qaeda, policeman die in Saudi shootout

October 13th, 2009 Comments off

Two suspected members of Al Qaeda killed and third arrested in firefight at Saudi Arabia checkpoint.
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