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At least 20 firefighters killed in Tehran building collapse
Reuters - 2017-01-19 17:21
ANKARA (Reuters) - At least 20 firefighters were killed when a 17-storey Tehran commercial building collapsed on top of them as they tried to put out a blaze, Iranian state television quoted the city's mayor as saying on Thursday. ...

Gangs clash inside Brazil prison where 26 massacred this week
Reuters - 2017-01-19 17:10
RIO DE JANEIRO/SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Hundreds of inmates from rival drug gangs clashed on Thursday inside a Brazilian prison where 26 inmates were killed in the latest of an ongoing series of bloody uprisings, television images showed. ...

Taliban seeks to reassure UAE over Afghanistan attack
Reuters - 2017-01-19 14:58
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - The Afghan Taliban has sought to reassure the United Arab Emirates that it was not behind an attack in the southern city of Kandahar that killed five UAE diplomats and injured the ambassador, senior Taliban officials said on ...

Most Islamic State commanders in Mosul already killed, Iraqi general says
Reuters - 2017-01-19 14:43
MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - Most Islamic State (IS) commanders in Mosul have been killed in battles with Iraqi government forces that raged over the past three months in the eastern side of the city, an Iraqi general said on Thursday. ...

New Brazil prison uprising leaves one dead, five injured
Reuters - 2017-01-19 13:46
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - At least one inmate was killed when members of different Brazilian drug gangs clashed at a northeastern prison overnight, authorities said on Thursday, part of a surge in gang violence in prisons that has killed around 140 in le ...

ISIS mercenaries killed her husband and whipped her
ANHA - 2017-01-19 13:33
NORSHAN IBRAHIM KOBANI- A woman forced to leave her home due to ISIS acts narrated her tragic story when the mercenaries killed her husband and tortured her till no other ways were left except for escaping ISIS-held regions towards the liberated regions b ...

At least nine killed in ISIS attack on police station near Tikrit
NRT - 2017-01-19 12:41

Moment rescuers reach Italy avalanche hotel
BBC - 2017-01-19 10:10
An Italian rescue official has said that a number of people have been killed after a hotel was hit by an avalanche close to the Gran Sasso mountain in the Abruzzo region. ...

South African mining deaths fall to new record low in 2016
Reuters - 2017-01-19 09:54
RANDFONTEIN, South Africa (Reuters) - The number of miners killed in South Africa's mines fell in 2016 to a new record low of 73 from 77 in 2015, mines minister Mosebenzi Joseph Zwane said on Thursday. ...

Italy avalanche: 'Many dead' in hotel Rigopiano in Abruzzo
BBC - 2017-01-19 09:21
Rescuers in central Italy say many people have been killed after a hotel was hit by an avalanche. ...

Dead found in Italian hotel hit by avalanche after quakes, reports say
Reuters - 2017-01-19 09:15
ROME (Reuters) - A number of people were killed in a small hotel that was hit by an avalanche in the mountains of central Italy after a series of earthquakes, Italian media reported on Thursday. ...

Mexican anti-logging activist Isidro Baldenegro killed
BBC - 2017-01-19 04:15
Isidro Baldenegro, a Mexican indigenous leader, had been receiving death threats when he died. ...

Assad LT Gen killed in tunnel under civilian houses in Harasta
Orient News - 2017-01-19 02:00

Palestinians killed in Israeli home demolition raid
Orient News - 2017-01-19 02:00

Brazil police separate gangs in prison where 26 killed
Reuters - 2017-01-19 01:33
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Heavily armed police on Wednesday entered the prison where 26 inmates were butchered in recent days and separated members of rival drug gangs waging a turf war that set off a wave of riots in Brazil's overcrowded penitentiary system. ...

Germany reviewing nearly 550 migrants deemed a security risk
Reuters - 2017-01-18 22:55
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany said on Wednesday it would review the cases of nearly 550 asylum seekers who have been deemed a security risk, spurred by lingering questions about the handling of a Tunisian migrant who killed 12 people last month at a Berlin C ...

Former Nusra Front says it carried out Damascus bombing
Reuters - 2017-01-18 21:43
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian jihadist group Jabhat Fateh al-Sham, formerly the Nusra Front, claimed responsibility on Wednesday for a suicide bombing in Damascus last week that killed seven people. ...

At least 70 civilians killed in Nigeria refugee camp air strike: International Red Cross
Reuters - 2017-01-18 14:53
GENEVA (Reuters) - At least 70 civilians were killed in Tuesday's Nigerian Air Force strike on a refugee camp and more than a hundred were wounded, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement said on Wednesday. ...

Mexico violence: Four killed in Cancun gunfight
BBC - 2017-01-18 12:15
Gunfight followed attack on the state attorney's office in the popular beach city, killing four. ...

Mali car bomb 'kills at least 37 people' in Gao
BBC - 2017-01-18 12:15
At least 37 people are killed in northern Mali in a car bomb attack on a military base, officials say. ...

Pakistan forces kill new leader of banned sectarian militant group
Reuters - 2017-01-18 12:07
LAHORE, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistani counter-terrorism forces killed the new leader of the banned sectarian Lashkar-e-Jhangvi militant group, along with three more militants, in an operation in the eastern province of Punjab, authorities said on Wednesd ...

Twenty-five dead in car bomb attack on Mali military camp -army
Reuters - 2017-01-18 11:35
BAMAKO (Reuters) - Twenty-five people were killed and others were injured when a vehicle packed with explosives detonated on Wednesday at a military camp in Mali's northern city of Gao, according to a provisional death toll announced by the army. ...

Istanbul nightclub attacker says was directed by Islamic State: report
Reuters - 2017-01-18 11:35
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - An Uzbek gunman who killed 39 people in an Istanbul nightclub on New Year's Day told police he had to change target at the last minute to avoid heavy security and acted with direct orders from Islamic State in Syria, a newspaper said ...

Israeli policeman and Bedouin killed in clashes over demolitions
BBC - 2017-01-18 11:23
The violence erupted over the demolition of illegally built homes in a Bedouin village. ...

Two killed in clashes over land for power station in eastern India
Reuters - 2017-01-18 10:19
KOLKATA, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Two people were killed and about a dozen wounded in eastern India when villagers protesting the takeover of their land for a power station clashed with police and government officials in the latest instance of ...

EXCLUSIVE: Iraqi Shiite soldiers boast of revenge killing ISIS in Mosul
Rûdaw - 2017-01-18 09:27
“He said ‘I will behead you like a sheep’, I told him 'Woe, woe betide you. We are Ali-Shiites' and I threw a grenade and killed him.” ...

At least four killed in gunfight in Mexico's Cancun
Reuters - 2017-01-18 07:41
CANCUN, Mexico (Reuters) - At least four people were killed after gunmen opened fire at government offices in the Mexican beach resort of Cancun on Tuesday, a day after at least five people died in a shooting at a music festival nearby. ...

Horses more deadly than snakes in Australia, data shows
BBC - 2017-01-18 05:22
Horses killed more people in Australia in recent years than venomous animals combined, data shows. ...

Atlanta Boy mauled to death in pit bull attack
Daily Mail - 2017-01-18 02:57
Logan Braatz, 6 (left), was killed by a pack of pit bulls as he walked to school in Atlanta Tuesday, while Syria Sanders, 5 (right), suffered serious injuries and was hospitalized in stable condition. ...

Italy sentences two former South American leaders to life in prison for Operation Condor murders
Reuters - 2017-01-17 22:12
ROME (Reuters) - A Rome court on Tuesday handed down eight life sentences for the murder of 23 Italian citizens in a conspiracy, known as Operation Condor, in which South American dictatorships hunted down and killed thousands of dissidents in the 1970s a ...

MSF says Nigerian air force strike on refugee camp kills 50 and 120 hurt
Reuters - 2017-01-17 19:01
MAIDUGURI (Reuters) - An air strike by the Nigerian Air Force killed 50 people and wounded 120 at a refugee camp on Tuesday, medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said. ...

ECtHR announces verdict in Ceylan Önkol case
ANF/English - 2017-01-17 17:50
The ECtHR ruled in favor of the Turkish state in the case of Ceylan Önkol who was killed with a mortar shell fired from an outpost in Amed countryside in 2009. ...

Nigerian air force kills civilians by accident in northeastern strike: military official
Reuters - 2017-01-17 17:44
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - The Nigerian air force killed an unknown number of civilians by accident in an air strike on Tuesday against Islamist militant group Boko Haram in the northeast, a military official said. ...

Bomb blast in Baghdad kills at least seven: police and medical sources
Reuters - 2017-01-17 16:37
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A car bomb blast in southern Baghdad killed at least seven people and wounded 20 on Tuesday, police and medical sources said. ...

Homeless in wintry northern India shiver in buses, portable cabins
Reuters - 2017-01-17 13:45
MUMBAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Buses and portable cabins are doubling up as shelters for the homeless in northern India amidst a cold snap that has killed at least a dozen people, highlighting a critical lack of affordable housing, campaigners said ...

An attack thwarted, 15 ISIS mercenaries killed
ANHA - 2017-01-17 13:21
ISIS fighters have attacked on Tuesday morning trenches of Wrath of Euphrates in Tel Samin and Swediyah Gharbi, but was repelled with heroic resistance killing 15 mercenaries. ...

332 victims, thousands wounded by Turkish bombardment in al-Shahba
ANHA - 2017-01-17 13:21
NEWS DESK- The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented 332 civilians killed and hundreds of wounded in al-Shahba area in the result of the aerial bombardment and artillery shelling of the Turkish occupation army. The Observatory documented the numb ...

15 ISIS members killed in the Operation Wrath of Euphrates
ANF/English - 2017-01-17 11:59
Severe clashes erupted after ISIS gangs attacked the positions of Wrath of Euphrates fighters in Til Semin and Siwediya villages in western Raqqa. ...

Boko Haram claims Nigeria university attack
Reuters - 2017-01-17 10:54
BAUCHI/MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Islamist militant group Boko Haram has said it was behind Monday's twin suicide bombing at a university in north eastern Nigeria which killed two people. ...

Istanbul nightclub attacker arrested
KurdPress - 2017-01-17 09:06
Abdulkadir Masharipov, who killed 39 people in an attack on an Istanbul nightclub on the New Year's eve has been detained in the city's Esenyurt district, sources have confirmed. ...

Four Turkish police officers killed in Diyarbakir bomb blast
KurdPress - 2017-01-17 09:06
Four Turkish police officers were killed in a bomb blast in the southeastern Kurdish city of Diyarbakir on Monday, the state-run Anadolu news agency reported. ...

Metro center says violations against journalists ongoing in Iraqi Kurdistan
E-Kurd - 2017-01-17 05:22
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Metro Center for Journalists’ Rights and Advocacy said journalists were not only killed on the frontlines against Islamic State (ISIS) in 2016, but were also killed and kidnapped in cities in the Kurdistan Region. ...

Roadside bomb in Turkey’s Kurdish Diyarbakir kills four police officers
E-Kurd - 2017-01-17 05:22
DIYARBAKIR-AMED, Turkey’s Kurdish region,— Four Turkish police officers were killed and nine more wounded when a roadside bomb hit a passing police bus in the Kurdish southeastern province of Diyarbakir on Monday, the local governor’s office said. The bom ...

Ten killed in drug-related violence in Mexican state of Guerrero
Reuters - 2017-01-17 02:21
ACAPULCO (Reuters) - Ten people were found dead in Guerrero, one of the most violent states in Mexico, on Monday, in separate incidents connected to drug-gang rivalries, state authorities said. ...

Yemen conflict: At least 10,000 killed, says UN
BBC - 2017-01-17 01:12
UN says millions also face food shortages as fresh talks aimed at ending the war take place. ...

Two Blasts Hit Kurdish South-east Turkey
Rojikurd - 2017-01-17 00:09
Two separate explosions occured in the Kurdish south-east Turkey which killed and wounded a number of people. Three police officers have lost their lives and three others were wounded by a roadside bomb in Sur district of the Kurdish province of Diyarbaki ...

New Year nightclub attacker caught in Istanbul: Turkish media reports
Reuters - 2017-01-16 23:01
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - The gunman who killed 39 people in an Istanbul nightclub on New Year's Day has been caught in the city's Esenyurt district, the Hurriyet newspaper website and other media reports said on Tuesday. ...

Eight killed in attack on police checkpoint in Egypt's Western Desert
Reuters - 2017-01-16 22:43
CAIRO (Reuters) - At least eight policemen were killed and three wounded in an attack by Islamist militants on a security checkpoint in Egypt's New Valley province in the Western Desert, the Interior Ministry said on Monday. ...

Brazil sees new uprising at penitentiary where 26 killed over weekend
Reuters - 2017-01-16 22:43
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Another uprising broke out at a prison in northeastern Brazil where 26 inmates were killed by a rival gang faction over the weekend, authorities said Monday. ...

Kyrgyz neighborhood razed by plane crash
Reuters - 2017-01-16 22:22
BISHKEK (Reuters) - When Anarkan Kozhoyeva returned home on Monday morning, her house was the only one still standing on her street in Dachi Suu village, after all others were leveled by a jumbo jet which crashed and killed entire families in their sleep. ...

Blast targeting police in southeast Turkey kills 4 officers
Daily Mail - 2017-01-16 21:52
ISTANBUL (AP) — A roadside bomb in a pre-dominantly Kurdish city in southeast Turkey on Monday killed four policemen and wounded two others, according to the... ...

Orlando Pulse nightclub: Gunman's wife arrested
BBC - 2017-01-16 19:21
Noor Salman is suspected of aiding and abetting the man who killed 49 people at a gay nightclub. ...

Gambia President-elect Adama Barrow's son killed by dog
BBC - 2017-01-16 17:53
Adama Barrow misses the burial of his eight-year-old son as he has left Gambia amid the election dispute. ...

Mexico BPM music festival: Gunman opens fire at club
BBC - 2017-01-16 16:13
At least four people are killed at a club hosting the electronic music event in Playa del Carmen resort. ...

Media Report: 3 journalists killed, 299 detained, 80 arrested in 3 months
ANF/English - 2017-01-16 15:32
Turkey experiences the worst days of the history of its press, according to the quarterly Media Report of Contemporary Journalists Association’s Ankara Branch. ...

At least four dead, 12 hurt in gun fight at Mexico music festival: organizers
Reuters - 2017-01-16 14:46
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - At least four people were killed and 12 were injured early on Monday when a gunman opened fire outside the Blue Parrot nightclub in Mexico's Playa del Carmen resort, during the BPM electronic music festival, organizers said in a st ...

Dozens reported dead as Syrian army fights Islamic State
Reuters - 2017-01-16 13:15
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Fighting between Islamic State and the Syrian army has killed dozens since Saturday in Deir al-Zor, where the militant group has launched an assault to capture a government enclave in the city, a monitoring group reported. ...

Bangladesh elite police to hang for murders
BBC - 2017-01-16 12:45
Elite Rapid Action Battalion members abducted and killed a politician's rivals for money. ...

Trapped by war, Mosul residents bury their dead wherever they can
Reuters - 2017-01-16 11:50
MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - When four rockets crashed into his east Mosul home in November, Abu Abdel Malik's 60-year-old step-mother was killed instantly. But she wasn't properly buried for more than a month. ...

Brazil prison riot: They say my husband is dead
BBC - 2017-01-16 09:29
Police in Brazil say 26 people were killed in a prison in the city of Natal during shocking violence that broke out overnight. ...

32 killed in Turkish plane crash in Kyrgyzstan
KurdPress - 2017-01-16 08:18
A Turkish Airlines cargo jet has crashed near the Kyrgyz capital, Bishkek, killing at least 32 people. ...

Turkish Airlines plane from Hong Kong crash lands on Kyrgyzstan homes
BBC - 2017-01-16 05:54
At least 32 people are killed as a Turkish Airlines cargo plane from Hong Kong crashes near Bishkek. ...

Three Malaysian ISIS jihadists killed in Raqqa airstrike
ARA News - 2017-01-16 01:54
ARA News Damascus – Three Malaysian members of the Islamic State (ISIS) extremist group, have been killed in an airstrike in Syria’s northeastern Raqqa city, officials said on Sunday. The three ISIS militants, identified as Zainuri Kamaruddin, Ahmad Asyra ...

Photos show Japanese whaling off Antarctica, group says
BBC - 2017-01-16 01:38
A Japanese ship has killed a minke whale in Australia's Antarctic zone, an anti-whaling group says. ...

At least 10 dead in Brazil prison clash: newspapers
Reuters - 2017-01-15 13:53
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - At least 10 people were killed in a Brazilian prison uprising late on Saturday, local media said, adding to chaos in the country's penitentiary system in which more than 116 inmates have died in gang warfare since the start of the ye ...

John Kerry finds Vietnam War site where he killed a man
BBC - 2017-01-15 07:38
The US secretary of state visits the place where he killed a man and learns his name for the first time. ...

Assad terrorists killed near Aleppo by opposition’s ATGM
Orient News - 2017-01-15 02:04

Over 12,000 killed in detention by Assad regime - Human Rights Watch
Orient News - 2017-01-15 02:04

Cafe attack suspect arrested in Bangladesh
Reuters - 2017-01-14 13:02
DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh police said on Saturday they had arrested one of the men behind a militant attack on a Dhaka cafe last year that killed 22 people, mostly foreigners. ...

Two Turkish soldiers killed in clashes with PKK in Bitlis
NRT - 2017-01-14 11:54

More than 16,000 Iraqi civilians killed by violence in 2016
E-Kurd - 2017-01-14 11:23
BAGHDAD,— Violence and military operations claimed the lives of more than 16,000 civilians in Iraq last year, a research group that tracks civilian deaths in Iraq said Thursday, making it one of the deadliest years for war-weary Iraqis since the 2003 U.S. ...

Two Turkish soldiers killed, two others wounded in Bitlis countryside
ANF/English - 2017-01-14 09:47
Two Turkish soldiers were killed and two others were wounded in Bitlis countryside. The soldiers are reported to be from Gendarme Special Forces (JÖH). ...

Two Turkish soldiers killed in operation against PKK
KurdPress - 2017-01-14 08:51
Two Turkish soldiers were killed early on Jan. 14 in an operation conducted by the country’s security forces in eastern province of Bitlis, according to Bitlis governor's office. ...

U.S. says al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula leader killed in Yemen air strike
Reuters - 2017-01-13 22:11
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A senior leader of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula was killed in a U.S. air strike on Sunday in Yemen, the Pentagon said in a statement on Friday. ...

Sweden vows to act against gang shootings as boy killed in Malmo
Reuters - 2017-01-13 17:06
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden pledged on Friday to end a surge of gang violence in the southern town of Malmo as the latest in a string of shootings left a 16-year old boy dead. ...

Four suicide bombers kill 15 in northeast Nigeria, police say
Reuters - 2017-01-13 16:03
YOLA, Nigeria (Reuters) - Four suicide bombers killed 15 people in a crowded market in the town of Madagali in Nigeria's northeastern Adamawa state on Friday morning, a police spokesman said. ...

Lithuania marks 1991 independence dead as fears rise about Russia, Trump
Reuters - 2017-01-13 14:45
VILNIUS (Reuters) - Lithuanians on Friday commemorated the night in 1991 when 13 compatriots were killed by Soviet forces in an ultimately futile bid to crush their nation's new independence but U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has filled many with new f ...

US killed one ISIS leader and associate in Syria raid, coalition confirms
Rûdaw - 2017-01-13 13:55
'It was not Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi,' said Col. John Dorrian ...

Tommy Allsup: Guitarist who avoided Buddy Holly plane crash dies
BBC - 2017-01-13 11:44
Guitarist Tommy Allsup, who narrowly avoided boarding the plane that killed Buddy Holly, dies aged 85. ...

At least four killed in suspected suicide attack in Syrian capital
Jerusalem Post - 2017-01-13 02:40

More than 16,000 Civilians Killed in Iraq in 2016
BAS News - 2017-01-13 00:51
2016 was another deadly year in the history of Iraq since the US-invasion in 2003 LEEDS — More than 16,000 civilians have been killed in Iraq as a result of violence and military operations conducted in 2016, the London- based Iraqi Body Count (IBC) resea ...

Over 530 ISIS jihadis killed, 133 villages liberated in the second phase of Kurdish-led Raqqa campaign
ARA News - 2017-01-13 00:13
ARA News Raqqa – At least 536 Islamic State’s (ISIS) militants have been killed and 133 villages liberated by the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) since the launch of the second phase of the battle for Raqqa last month, military sources reported ...

U.S. says it killed three members of al Qaeda affiliate in Yemen strikes
Reuters - 2017-01-12 23:11
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military said on Thursday it killed three members of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula in two strikes in central Yemen last week and in late December. ...

Suspect in Ivory Coast al Qaeda attack arrested in Mali
Reuters - 2017-01-12 22:14
BAMAKO (Reuters) - Authorities in Mali have arrested a man believed to be linked to an al Qaeda attack on a beach resort town in neighboring Ivory Coast that killed 19 people early last year, Malian security officials said on Thursday. ...

At least four killed in suspected suicide attack in Syrian capital: state tv
Reuters - 2017-01-12 20:51
AMMAN (Reuters) - A powerful blast caused by a suspected suicide bomber hit a heavily policed district of the Syrian capital on Thursday with reports of at least four killed, state television said. ...

Over 16,000 civillians killed in Iraq last year, Iraq Body Count says
NRT - 2017-01-12 13:49

U.S. probe clears forces over civilian deaths in northern Afghan city
Reuters - 2017-01-12 10:59
KABUL (Reuters) - A U.S. military investigation confirmed that dozens of Afghan civilians were killed in a special forces operation near the northern city of Kunduz last year, but found troops had acted in self-defense and decided no action would be taken ...

ISIS security chief killed in Syrian army attack near Homs
ARA News - 2017-01-12 04:15
ARA News Homs – Syrian regime’s army forces on Thursday launched an offensive on Islamic State’s (ISIS) strongholds in the central governorate of Homs, killing and wounding several militants, activists reported. At least four ISIS jihadists were killed an ...

Deadly Assad airstrikes hit eastern Ghouta, civilians killed
Orient News - 2017-01-12 02:00

Idlib: Fatth al-Sham members killed by US-led coalition drones
Orient News - 2017-01-12 02:00

Four FSA fighters killed by Assad airstrikes in Daraa countryside
Orient News - 2017-01-12 02:00

Turkish border guards kill more civilians near Syrian border
ARA News - 2017-01-12 00:38
ARA News Hasakah – At least two civilians were killed and several others were injured on Wednesday when Turkey’s border police opened fire on a group of Syrians near the town of Sere Kaniye in Hasakah Governorate. Local sources reported that the unfortuna ...

Russia's Chechnya chief says dozens of militants captured: reports
Reuters - 2017-01-11 21:36
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Dozens of militants were detained and four of them killed in a security operation in Russia's southern region of Chechnya on Wednesday, the provincial head was quoted by local news agencies as saying. ...

Afghan Taliban releases video of U.S., Australian hostages
Reuters - 2017-01-11 20:11
KABUL (Reuters) - The Afghan Taliban released a video on Wednesday showing an Australian and an American hostage pleading with the U.S. government to negotiate with their captors and saying that unless a prisoner exchange was agreed they would be killed. ...

Iraqi military helicopter crashed near Mosul, all crew members killed
E-Kurd - 2017-01-11 17:22
BAGHDAD,— An Iraqi attack helicopter crashed Wednesday south of the Mosul battlefield, killing all four crew members, security officials said. “During an army aviation mission this morning, an aircraft crashed due to a technical failure,” the Joint Operat ...

Canadian volunteer killed fighting Islamic State alongside Syrian Kurds
E-Kurd - 2017-01-11 17:22
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— A Canadian volunteer with the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG), Nazzareno Antonio Tassone, was killed in operation to retake the city of Raqqa from the Islamic State (IS) group, the YPG said in a statement on Tuesday. “ ...

Islamic State car bomb in eastern Baghdad kills 13, wounds dozens
E-Kurd - 2017-01-11 17:22
BAGHDAD,— Islamic State claimed a suicide bomb attack that police and medics said killed 13 people at a vegetable market in eastern Baghdad on Sunday. The Islamic Jihadi group said in an online statement that a suicide car bomber had detonated his explosi ...

Bangladesh terror cafe reopens in new location
BBC - 2017-01-11 17:18
The Holey Artisan Bakery has found a new home, six months after 22 people were killed by terrorists. ...

Kurdish militants claim responsibility for Izmir attack that killed two
Daily Mail - 2017-01-11 12:55
ANKARA, Jan 11 (Reuters) - An offshoot of the militant Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) has claimed responsibility for last week's car bomb attack on a checkpoi... ...

Kurdish militants claim car bomb attack in Turkey's Izmir
Daily Mail - 2017-01-11 12:55
ISTANBUL (AP) — Kurdish militants have claimed responsibility for last week's car bombing attack that killed a policeman and a courthouse employee in western... ...

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