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  • Islamic State blamed for Afghan suicide bombing that killed 35

    Islamic State blamed for Afghan suicide bombing that killed 35
    A motorcycle-riding suicide bomber attacked a line of people waiting outside a bank Saturday in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least 35 and wounding 125 in an assault the country's president blamed on the Islamic State group. The accusation by...
  • 35 killed in Afghanistan suicide bombing claimed by Islamic State ally

    KABUL, Afghanistan �� A group aligned with the Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing that killed 34 people and the attacker in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday, the first attack by the extremist movement in the...
  • At least 34 dead in Afghanistan bombing attributed to Islamic State

    A suicide bombing outside a crowded bank has left at least 34 people dead and more than 120 injured in eastern Afghanistan. If claims by the group are corroborated, Saturday’s blast could prove to be the first instance of a large, coordinated...
  • FBI's lead investigator in Oklahoma bombing describes probe

    When retired FBI Agent Danny Defenbaugh thinks about the Oklahoma City bombing, a playful image of childhood innocence cut from colored construction paper pops into his mind. Driving up to the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building, he recalls, quickly...
  • A boy's loss, a man's return

    SHAWNEE, Okla. Clint Seidl recalls nearly everything about the Oklahoma City bombing: the lunch lady who told him about the explosion, the three long days he waited for his mother to come home, the man who finally told his family that she never would....
  • Iraqi officials believe Saddam's top deputy killed

    He was the last member of Saddam Hussein's inner circle still on the run, depicted with his distinctive red moustache as the "king of clubs" on the U.S. military's deck of cards of most-wanted Iraqi regime fugitives. Now, officials say they believe...
  • Car bombing targets U.S. consulate in Irbil, Iraq

    Car bombing targets U.S. consulate in Irbil, Iraq
    Islamic State militants took responsibility Friday for a car bomb that exploded outside the U.S. consulate in the northern Iraqi city of Irbil. The State Department said no U.S. personnel were killed in the Friday afternoon blast in the capital of Iraq&...
  • Saddam Hussein loyalist Izzat Ibrahim killed, Iraqi officials say

    Saddam Hussein loyalist Izzat Ibrahim killed, Iraqi officials say
    Izzat Ibrahim, a fugitive confidant of former Iraqi strongman Saddam Hussein who helped spearhead a deadly insurgency against U.S. troops and later formed an alliance with Islamic State militants, was shot dead Friday by security forces, Iraqi officials...
  • Wave of bombings kills 40 people in Iraqi capital

    A series of bombings ripped through Baghdad on Friday, mainly targeting public places and killing at least 40 people, Iraqi officials said. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attacks but violence has escalated both in Baghdad and...
  • Bombing is 1st attack on US in Iraq since Islamic State took Mosul

    IRBIL, Iraq A suicide bomber struck the U.S. consulate building in the northern Iraqi city of Irbil on Friday afternoon. Kurdish authorities said that at least three people were killed a Kurdish security official at the scene said the dead were the three...
  • Car bomb explodes outside U.S. Consulate in northern Iraq

    Car bomb explodes outside U.S. Consulate in northern Iraq
    A car bomb exploded outside the U.S. Consulate in the northern Iraqi city of Irbil, the capital of the Kurdish autonomy zone. There was no immediate word on casualties. A U.S. official said no consulate personnel or guards were killed or injured in...