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  • Egypt raises death toll from coordinated attack on army and police forces in Sinai to 32

    Egyptian officials on Friday raised the death toll to 32 from coordinated and simultaneous attacks that struck more than a dozen army and police targets in the restive Sinai Peninsula the previous night. An Egyptian militant group affiliated with the...
  • Bomb kills 56 at Shiite Muslim mosque in southern Pakistan as fears of militancy surge grow

    A bomb blast ripped through a Shiite mosque in southern Pakistan as worshippers gathered for Friday prayers, killing at least 56 people and wounding dozens more, in the deadliest act of anti-Shiite violence in two years. The attack compounds Pakistan's...
  • Threats of bombs, violence disrupt classes at six Broward schools

    Threats of bombs, violence disrupt classes at six Broward schools
    Bomb threats and an unrelated cellphone video rant by a high school student caused disruptions and temporary shutdowns at six Broward County schools Thursday. "In today's society, around the nation and around the world, we've seen that school-based...
  • Kurdish general, 8 of his troops die in battle with Islamic State as Iraq attacks kill 27

    Clashes with Islamic State militants killed a senior Kurdish military commander and eight of his fighters just outside the disputed northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk on Friday, officials said. Attacks elsewhere killed 27 people, with twin bombs hitting a...
  • Pakistan: 31 dead in Shiite mosque bombing

    ISLAMABAD At least 31 people were killed on Friday in a bombing attack at a Shiite mosque in southern Pakistan, police said, and a militant group linked to the Islamic State Sunni extremist group claimed responsibility. Some 50 people were injured in the...
  • Pakistan: 44 dead in Shiite mosque bombing

    ISLAMABAD At least 44 people were killed on Friday in a bombing attack at a Shiite mosque in southern Pakistan, police said, and a militant group linked to the Islamic State Sunni extremist organization claimed responsibility. Some 50 people were injured...
  • Afghan in uniform kills 3 at military site

    Afghan in uniform kills 3 at military site
    An Afghan in military uniform shot to death three U.S. military contractors Thursday at Kabul International Airport’s military facility, the U.S.-led coalition said. The attacker was then shot and killed by security forces. The International...
  • Dozens killed in bombing at Shiite mosque in Pakistan

    A powerful bomb ripped through a Shiite Muslim mosque in southern Pakistan on Friday, killing at least 49 worshipers and wounding dozens in the deadliest sectarian attack in months in the South Asian nation. The blast occurred during Friday prayers in...
  • Argentina buries prosecutor who died after accusing gov't of covering-up '94 terror bombing

    Family and friends paid final respects Thursday to the Argentine prosecutor who was found dead after alleging that President Cristina Fernandez agreed to protect those responsible for a 1994 bombing, the worst terrorist attack in the country's history....
  • Militants launch simultaneous attacks on Egypt's security forces, kill 26 in 3 towns in Sinai

    Militants struck more than a dozen army and police targets in the restive Sinai Peninsula with simultaneous attacks involving a car bomb and mortar rounds on Thursday, killing at least 26 security officers. An Army spokesman immediately blamed former...
  • The dehumanizing of Iraqis is the main 'American Sniper' issue

     The dehumanizing of Iraqis is the main 'American Sniper' issue
    The three-car caravan was headed to a funeral, everyone dressed in their Friday best. It was warm outside, as Baghdad often is in the fall, causing their crisp shirts to wilt and sweaters to itch. The men argued over who they'd pick for their soccer dream...