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Car Blast Kills Four in Central Benghazi – Officials

BENGHAZI, Libya, Oct 30 – A car exploded late on Saturday in Libya‘s eastern city of Benghazi killing four people and wounding at least 14, security and medical officials said. Among those killed in the attack in the city’s central Keesh district was Mohamed Bugaighis, who headed an anti-corruption body, the officials said. Bugaighis was

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Car Bomb in South Damascus Causes Casualties – Syrian Observatory

BEIRUT, Oct 17  – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said a car bomb exploded on Monday in a southern district of Damascus which is home to Syria’s holiest Shi’ite Muslim shrine, with initial reports of casualties. The British-based monitoring group said the blast took place near a checkpoint used by the Syrian army and

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Kurdish Militants Claim Car Bombing in Southeast Turkey

ISTANBUL, Sept 13  – Kurdish militants claimed responsibility on Tuesday for a car bombing in Turkey’s southeastern city of Van a day earlier and said it was partly a response to the removal from office of two dozen mayors from Kurdish-run municipalities. The blast, close to local government offices, wounded around 50 people, including four

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Two Car Bombs Explode in Tripoli, No Casualties

TRIPOLI, Sept 8 – Two car bombs exploded near Tripoli’s foreign ministry and a naval base used by Libya’s U.N.-backed government on Thursday, but no casualties were reported, local media said. The reports could not be immediately verified. Images posted online from the bombing near the foreign ministry showed charred vehicle wreckage scattered in the

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Libya Car Bomb Targets Security Forces in Benghazi, Kills 22

By Ayman al-Warfalli BENGHAZI, Libya, Aug 2 – A car bomb targeting security forces in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi killed at least 22 people and wounded 20 on Tuesday, a commander of the forces and medical officials said. The blast occurred in a residential area in the Guwarsha district, the scene of fighting

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At Least 12 Dead in Two Baghdad Car Bomb Attacks

BAGHDAD, April 24 – At least 12 people were killed on Saturday in two separate car bomb attacks in Baghdad targeting security forces, police sources said. Daesh was behind the larger blast, according to the Amaq news agency which supports the group. The attack on a security checkpoint in the northern Al Husseiniya district killed nine people and wounded 28

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At Least 37 Killed in Car Bomb in Turkish Capital

By Ece Toksabay and Orhan Coskun ANKARA, March 14 – The death toll in a car bomb attack in the Turkish capital Ankara has risen to 37 people, Health Minister Mehmet Muezzinoglu said on Monday, adding that 71 people were still being treated in hospital. Of those in hospital, 15 were in serious condition, he told

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