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  • Bomber in Pakistan kills seven in attack on pro-government militia

    PESHAWAR Pakistan (Reuters) - A suicide bomber killed seven people in Pakistan on Wednesday in an attack on a government-backed militia near the Afghan border, security officials and residents said. More than a dozen men were wounded in the bombing in...
  • Bomb training vital as Kurds retake Islamic State ground in Iraq

    NORTHERN IRAQ (Reuters) - Weighed down by a giant protective suit, the Kurdish fighter cautiously approached a pick-up truck to defuse the bomb concealed inside by Islamic State militants. The tension feels real although it is a mock scenario, part of a...
  • U.S. Embassy in Ethiopia warns of attacks by Somali militants

    ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - The U.S. Embassy in Ethiopia has warned of a possible attack by Somali militant group al Shabaab and urged its nationals to avoid large crowds and hotels and restaurants in an upscale district of the capital Addis Ababa. The...
  • Gunmen kill Syrian MP in western province: agency

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Gunmen opened fire on a Syrian lawmaker in his car outside Hama city in the west of the country, killing him and another civilian, state news agency SANA said on Wednesday. It said the attack on Waris al-Younes took place late on...
  • Somali militants kill five with car bomb in Mogadishu

    MOGADISHU (Reuters) - At least five people were killed and several wounded when a car bomb planted by Islamist militant group al Shabaab exploded near restaurants on a busy street in the Somali capital on Wednesday. Al Shabaab, which wants to topple...
  • Car bomb kills 25, including lawmaker, in Shi'ite neighborhood of Baghdad

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A suicide car bombing on Tuesday killed a parliament member and 24 others in a Shi'ite neighborhood in Baghdad, according to police and medical officials, as Islamic State attacked towns in western Anbar province. The third straight...
  • Blast in downtown Cairo wounds 12

    CAIRO (Reuters) - A homemade bomb exploded near the Supreme Court in downtown Cairo on Tuesday night, injuring 12 people while also destroying a car and damaging some shop fronts, the interior ministry and security sources said. It was not clear if a...
  • U.S.-led air strikes intensify as Syria conflict destabilizes Turkey

    U.S.-led air strikes intensify as Syria conflict destabilizes Turkey
    American-led forces have sharply intensified air strikes in the past two days against Islamic State fighters threatening Kurds on Syria's Turkish border after the jihadists' advance began to destabilize Turkey. The coalition had conducted 21 attacks on...
  • Yemen on the brink as rebels oust the old guard

    SANAA/DUBAI (Reuters) - The Houthi rebels who stunned the Arab world with the sudden seizure of Yemen's capital will have to strive to cement their power in the face of well-armed rivals, a test of strength that could tip the unstable country deeper...
  • Tunisia says it thwarted jihadist attack before elections

    TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisian security forces have arrested a group of Islamist militants, including two women, that planned to carry out attacks in the capital, Tunis, less than two weeks before parliamentary elections, authorities said on Tuesday. Since...
  • Iraqi member of parliament killed in car bomb blast in western Baghdad

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A Shi'ite Muslim member of Iraq's parliament was killed in a car bomb attack at a checkpoint entrance to the Shi'ite neighborhood of Kadhimiya in Baghdad on Tuesday, according to a parliamentary media official and police. Police...