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  • Iraqi forces retake 4 villages from Islamic State

    Iraqi forces retake 4 villages from Islamic State
    Iraqi government forces retook four villages on Sunday near a mountain ridge overlooking Islamic State supply lines, security officials said, in a campaign which has struggled to make advances against the Sunni Islamist insurgents. Iraqi security forces...
  • Iraqi Shiites warily greet new year, watch for suicide bombers

    Iraqi Shiites warily greet new year, watch for suicide bombers
    First came billowing banners in yellow, green and black. Then colorful tents were raised Sunday beside tables stacked with sugar-filled tea glasses, steaming teapots and plates of biscuits. And, surrounding every table and tent, wary Iraqi federal...
  • Kurdish forces retake north Iraqi town from Islamic State

    ARBIL Iraq (Reuters) - Kurdish forces retook the northern Iraqi town of Zumar and several nearby villages from Islamic State early on Saturday after heavy coalition air strikes against the Islamist insurgents, security sources said. A Kurdish...
  • Iraqi security forces and Kurds gain ground against Islamic State

    Iraqi security forces and Kurds gain ground against Islamic State
    Iraqi government forces and Shi'ite militias seized control of the strategic town of Jurf al-Sakhar near Baghdad from Islamic State on Saturday and Kurdish fighters made gains in the north after heavy coalition air strikes against the Sunni militants....
  • Attacks in Egypt's Sinai kill 33 security personnel

    ISMAILIA (Reuters) - Two attacks in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula killed 33 security personnel on Friday, security sources said, in some of the worst anti-state violence since Islamist President Mohamed Mursi was overthrown last year. The violence prompted...
  • 15-Year-Old Boy Charged In Bristol Bomb Threat

    15-Year-Old Boy Charged In Bristol Bomb Threat
    BRISTOL — Police have charged a 15-year-old boy with scrawling a bomb threat on a desk Oct. 9, prompting an evacuation of Bristol Central High School. Police announced the arrest Thursday. The boy was charged with first-degree threatening and...
  • Eight Pakistani Shi'ites killed in sectarian attack

    QUETTA Pakistan (Reuters) - Eight Shi'ite members of Pakistan's ethnic Hazara minority were killed and one wounded on Thursday, after gunmen opened fire on a bus in the volatile province of Baluchistan, police said. No one immediately claimed...
  • Police: Students evacuated for third time in two weeks after Whitehall High bomb scare

    Police: Students evacuated for third time in two weeks after Whitehall High bomb scare
    For the third time in a two weeks, students at Whitehall High School were evacuated following a reported bomb threat, police said. Whitehall police said a written threat was discovered in a boy's bathroom at 12:45 p.m. Thursday, prompting an evacuation...
  • Hamden High School Evacuated Due To Bomb Threat

    Hamden High School Evacuated Due To Bomb Threat
    HAMDEN — Hamden High School was evacuated Wednesday morning after a male phoned a bomb threat to the school administration. Hamden police and four state police dog teams searched the building and found nothing. Students, who gathered first at...
  • U.S. air-drops weapons for Kurdish fighters near Kobani

    U.S. air-drops weapons for Kurdish fighters near Kobani
    The U.S. military said it had air-dropped arms to Syrian rebels fighting Islamic State militants near Kobani on Sunday in what appeared to be the Pentagon's first public acknowledgment it has provided lethal aid to the rebels. The U.S. Central Command...
  • Yemen bombings kill nearly 70; Al Qaeda suspected

    Yemen bombings kill nearly 70; Al Qaeda suspected
    Two suicide bombers spearheaded attacks in Yemen on Thursday that left nearly 70 people dead, including 19 soldiers, as factional violence continued to batter the weakened government. The deadliest of the two attacks targeted a gathering of Shiite...