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Daesh Claims Attack That Killed Dozens at Shi’ite Mosque in Kabul

By Mirwais Harooni KABUL, Nov 21 – Daesh claimed responsibility for a suicide attack on a crowded Shi’ite mosque in Kabul on Monday that killed more than 30 people and wounded dozens in its third major attack on minority Shi’ites in the Afghan capital since July. Officials said the attacker entered the Baqir-ul-Olum mosque shortly

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Daesh Claims Suicide Attacks as Mosul Campaign Makes Slow Progress

By Maher Chmaytelli BAGHDAD, Nov 15 – Daesh¬†claimed a series of suicide attacks that killed at least 14 people south and west of Baghdad on Monday as a U.S.-backed campaign to capture Mosul, the insurgents’ last urban stronghold in Iraq, made slow progress. The attacks showed that even though the jihadists have been losing territory

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Iraqi Army Says Advances in Mosul, Despite Suicide Bombers

BAGHDAD, Nov 12  РIraqi special forces backed by U.S. and Iraqi air power took control of two districts of eastern Mosul on Saturday after heavy fighting in which they destroyed nine cars deployed by Daesh as suicide bombs, the military said. Infantry and armoured division troops also advanced in a nearby neighbourhood, destroying three

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Suicide Bombers in Ambulances Kill 21 People in Iraq – Officials

TIKRIT, Iraq, Nov 6 – Suicide bombers driving ambulances packed with explosives detonated their vehicles at a checkpoint and a car park for Shi’ite pilgrims in two Iraqi cities on Sunday, killing at least 21 people and wounding dozens, officials said. The twin attacks took place in Tikrit and Samarra, as Iraqi troops and security

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Daesh Claims Suicide Bombing at Iraqi Wedding

BAGHDAD, Aug 29 – Daesh has claimed a suicide bombing that killed at least 15 people and injured 16 at a wedding party near the holy Shi’ite city of Kerbala late on Sunday. Five assailants including the suicide bomber attacked the celebration in Ain al-Tamr, west of Kerbala in southern Iraq, firing machine guns and

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Eight Suicide Bombers Target Lebanese Christian Village

BEIRUT, June 27 – Eight suicide bombers attacked a Lebanese Christian village on Monday, killing five people and wounding dozens more, in the latest violent spillover of the five-year-old Syrian war into Lebanon. Security sources said they believed Daesh was responsible for the bombings in the village of Qaa on Lebanon’s border with Syria, but

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