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Daraa: 3 civilians, White Helmets worker killed by Assad bombs
Orient News - 2017-03-28 02:03

After civilians killed in Mosul, Pentagon denies loosening rules in fight vs IS
Reuters - 2017-03-27 21:18
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon, facing allegations that a coalition air strike may have killed scores of civilians in Iraq's city of Mosul, on Monday said it was not loosening its rules of engagement in the fight against Islamic State but that resour ...

At least 11 dead in suicide bombing and gun attack in southern Yemen
Reuters - 2017-03-27 19:54
ADEN (Reuters) - At least 11 people were killed in a suicide bombing and gun attack by suspected al Qaeda militants on a local government compound in southern Yemen on Monday, a Yemeni government media office said in a statement. ...

London attacker interested in jihad but no evidence of IS link: police
Reuters - 2017-03-27 18:19
LONDON (Reuters) - British police said on Monday they had found no evidence that Khalid Masood, who killed four people in an attack on Britain's parliament last week, had any association with Islamic State or Al Qaeda, but he was clearly interested in jih ...

HPG: Turkish military operation and clashes in Çarçela continue
ANF/English - 2017-03-27 18:10
As the operation the Turkish army launched in Çarçela on March 25 continues, two soldiers were killed as result of actions by guerrillas. ...

School children killed in Japanese avalanche
BBC - 2017-03-27 17:44
Seven children and a teacher were killed as they took part in a mountain climbing trip. ...

Japan avalanche kills seven high school students, teacher
Reuters - 2017-03-27 15:33
TOKYO (Reuters) - An avalanche in central Japan on Monday killed seven high school students and a teacher who were among a group of almost 50 on mountain climbing training, police said. ...

UK to conduct major counter-terrorism exercise in October: PM May
Reuters - 2017-03-27 14:39
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will conduct a major counter-terrorism training exercise in October across parts of Scotland and northern England, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday, days after a lone attacker killed four people in London. ...

U.S. tourist killed in London would not have borne ill feelings toward attacker: family
Reuters - 2017-03-27 13:18
LONDON (Reuters) - The family of U.S. tourist Kurt Cochran who was killed in last week's assault on the British parliament said on Monday he would not have borne any ill feelings toward the attacker. ...

Kenyan forces kill 31 al Shabaab militants in Somalia: statement
Reuters - 2017-03-27 12:55
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan troops in Somalia killed 31 Islamist al Shabaab militants in a raid on two of their bases in the southern Somali region of Jubbaland, the Kenyan military said on Monday. ...

Turkish soldier killed during anti-PKK operation
NRT - 2017-03-27 12:18

272 ISIS members killed, 640 square km land liberated in Raqqa operation
ANF/English - 2017-03-26 22:34
640 square km land was liberated and 272 ISIS members were killed in the third phase of the Operation Wrath of Euphrates. ...

Three soldiers killed in intensified clashes in Çarçela
ANF/English - 2017-03-26 22:34
Three soldiers have been killed during intensified clashes in Çarçela area of guerrilla-held Medya Defense Zones in South Kurdistan territory. ...

HPG: Eight soldiers killed, one guerrilla martyred in Çarçela
ANF/English - 2017-03-26 22:34
HPG/YJA Star guerrillas inflicted heavy blows against the Turkish troops that started an operation in Çarçela area. Eight soldiers were killed and one guerrilla fell a martyr during clashes. ...

Six aid workers killed in an ambush in South Sudan, U.N. says
Reuters - 2017-03-26 18:41
GENEVA (Reuters) - Six aid workers were killed in an ambush in South Sudan on Saturday while traveling from the capital Juba to the town of Pibor, the United Nations said on Sunday without specifying if they worked for the U.N. or giving other details. ...

Egypt convicts 56 over migrant boat sinking that killed 200
BBC - 2017-03-26 17:33
Capsize in September killed at least 200 people who had been crammed aboard a fishing vessel. ...

Abu Omar al-Almany was killed
ANHA - 2017-03-26 16:34
The prince of IS' mercenaries in al-Tabqa area Abu Omar al-Almany who is German was killed with 3 elements of IS' mercenaries during clashes erupted in the surrounding of Euphrates Dam on Saturday night. Moreover, The Democratic Syrian Forces are still pr ...

Four killed, dozens injured in ISIS mortar attacks in East Mosul
Rûdaw - 2017-03-26 16:33
It targeted a busy market burning five shops as the result ...

Egyptian court jails 56 over migrant boat shipwreck
Reuters - 2017-03-26 15:18
RASHID, Egypt (Reuters) - An Egyptian court sentenced 56 people to prison terms of up to 14 years on Sunday over the capsizing of a boat that killed over 200 people, one of the deadliest disasters in the dangerous Mediterranean crossings of migrants to Eu ...

Two helicopters damaged, seven soldiers killed in Çarçela
ANF/English - 2017-03-26 14:21
Turkish army started an operation on Çarçela area in guerrilla zones yesterday. Seven soldiers were killed and two helicopters were damaged during clashes between guerrillas and soldiers. ...

Nine Civilians Killed and Dozens Wounded in IS Attack on East Mosul
BAS News - 2017-03-26 14:17
The attack was conducted by 3 mortars and a suicide bomber MOSUL — Nine civilians were killed and dozens others wounded in an offensive conducted by the Islamic State (IS) militants on east Mosul on Sunday morning. The militants conducted a violent attac ...

Iraqi watchdog says nearly 4,000 civilians killed in west Mosul operation
Rûdaw - 2017-03-26 13:09
over 10,000 residential homes have been destroyed since February ...

Cincinnati nightclub shooting: One dead, 14 injured, police say
BBC - 2017-03-26 12:37
At least two gunmen were involved and one person was killed, say police in Cincinnati, Ohio. ...

Al-Qaeda leader killed in U.S. airstrike, Pentagon says
NRT - 2017-03-26 12:01

Communal strife in home state kills of India's Modi kills one, 14 hurt
Reuters - 2017-03-26 09:16
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - One person was killed and about 14 injured when violence erupted following a scuffle between Muslim and Hindu school students in Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state of Gujarat, a senior administrative official said on Su ...

Coalition confirms airstrike in same area where scores of civilians killed
NRT - 2017-03-26 08:42

U.S. strike kills an al Qaeda 'leader' in Afghanistan: Pentagon
Reuters - 2017-03-26 04:11
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon said on Saturday a U.S. air strike in Afghanistan this week killed an al Qaeda militant who was responsible for the death of two American service members and accused of involvement in a deadly attack on a bus carrying S ...

18 civilians killed by Assad raids on Damascus’ Hamoriyya
Orient News - 2017-03-26 03:00

Militia fighters decapitate 40 police officers in DR Congo
BBC - 2017-03-26 00:37
About 40 were killed when a police convoy was ambushed in the central province of Kasai., ...

Official claims 3 Kurds among 39 civilians killed during Newroz in Mosul
Rûdaw - 2017-03-25 20:59
The Kurds were killed on the first day of Newroz holiday by ISIS. ...

Battle for Mosul: US investigating deadly air strike
BBC - 2017-03-25 19:20
Coalition says it hit area where many were reportedly killed as fears over civilian casualties grow. ...

Bangladesh bomb blast kills one, scores injured
Reuters - 2017-03-25 16:57
DHAKA (Reuters) - At least one person was killed and scores wounded in a bomb blast on Saturday near a militant hideout being raided by commandoes in northeastern Bangladesh, police said. ...

U.N. deeply concerned by reports that coalition airstrike killed 200 civilians
NRT - 2017-03-25 14:27

11 killed in two gold mine accidents in central China: Xinhua
Reuters - 2017-03-25 12:15
BEIJING (Reuters) - Accidents at two neighboring gold mines in central China's Henan province killed 11 people on Friday, the official Xinhua news agency reported, citing local authorities. ...

Russia says six of its soldiers killed in Chechnya base attack
NRT - 2017-03-25 11:51

Thousands flee Mosul over fear of airstrikes
BBC - 2017-03-25 11:50
Eyewitnesses say that many Iraqi civilians have been caught up and killed in the US led airstrikes against so-called Islamic State in the battle for Mosul. ...

Turkish soldier killed, four wounded in clashes with PKK
KurdPress - 2017-03-25 03:19
A Turkish soldier was killed and four others were wounded in an armed attack by the Kurdish militants of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in Turkey's southeastern province of Hakkari, the Turkish military said on Thursday. ...

Stunning loss of life in west Mosul, says UN as bodies dug out of rubble
Rûdaw - 2017-03-24 23:40
On Thursday, an estimated 200 civilians were killed ...

Naked demonstrators kill sheep under Auschwitz gates
BBC - 2017-03-24 19:49
At least 11 people killed a sheep, undressed, and chained themselves up at the former Nazi camp. ...

Germanwings pilot 'wasn't depressed'
BBC - 2017-03-24 19:49
Guenter Lubitz said his son was not responsible for the Germanwings crash, which killed 150 people. ...

Turkish warplanes attack PKK bases in Kurdistan Region
Rûdaw - 2017-03-24 17:33
Turkish army claimed 3 PKK killed; the PKK has not confirmed the report ...

100 civilians killed a month in Yemen war, most by coalition: U.N.
Reuters - 2017-03-24 16:23
GENEVA (Reuters) - An average of 100 civilians a month are dying in Yemen's war which enters its third year this weekend, most killed by the Saudi-led coalition's air strikes and shelling, the United Nations human rights office said on Friday. ...

Seven killed during ISIS attacks on Hashid al-Shaabi in Tuz Khurmatu
NRT - 2017-03-24 12:02

Explosion in Cairo suburb kills one, injures three: security sources
Reuters - 2017-03-24 11:19
CAIRO (Reuters) - One man was killed and three others injured in an explosion in the Cairo suburb of Maadi, security sources told Reuters on Friday. ...

London attacker Khalid Masood was a 52-year-old criminal with militant links
Reuters - 2017-03-24 10:42
BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) - Before he killed at least four people in Britain's deadliest attack since the 2005 London bombings, Khalid Masood was considered by intelligence officers to be a criminal who posed little serious threat. ...

Russia says six of its soldiers killed in Chechnya base attack
Reuters - 2017-03-24 09:56
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia said on Friday that six of its soldiers had been killed while successfully repelling a militant assault on a military facility in Chechnya. ...

Dozens killed, buried in rubble after Mosul air raid - Iraqi officials, residents
Reuters - 2017-03-23 20:30
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Dozens of residents were buried in collapsed buildings in the Iraqi city of Mosul after an air strike against Islamic State triggered a massive explosion last week and rescuers are still recovering bodies, civil defense agency official ...

ISIS Claims Responsibility for Deadly Westminster Attack in London
Waar Media - 2017-03-23 15:51
WAAR-DUHOK: ISIS terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the deadly Westminster attack in the British capital, Reuters reported. On Wednesday, 4 people were killed and many were injured after a vehicle drove into a crowd on London’s Westminster Br ...

Four Kurdish porters killed in Iran avalanche
NRT - 2017-03-23 13:40

At least 200 people killed in Mosul air strikes
Rûdaw - 2017-03-23 12:46
“Some of the dead were taking shelter inside the homes,” ...

Dinosaur crater's clue to origin of life
BBC - 2017-03-23 11:46
The crater made by the asteroid that killed off the dinosaurs reveals clues to the origins of life on Earth. ...

New York sword attacker 'targeted black men'
BBC - 2017-03-23 11:46
A white US Army veteran who killed a black man with a sword had a hatred for black people, police say. ...

Ten Egyptian troops killed by bombs during Sinai fighting: spokesman
Reuters - 2017-03-23 11:00
CAIRO (Reuters) - Ten members of Egypt's security forces were killed by bombs which struck their vehicles in central Sinai, a military spokesman said on Thursday, during an operation targeting what the army described as terrorist bases. ...

British police investigate attack on parliament that killed five
Reuters - 2017-03-23 08:54
LONDON (Reuters) - British counter-terrorism police were investigating the background of an attacker who killed four people and injured about 40 before being shot to death by police just outside the British parliament in London. ...

One Turkish soldier killed, four wounded in PKK attack in Hakkari
NRT - 2017-03-23 08:17

One Turkish soldier killed, four wounded in clashes with Kurdish militants
Jerusalem Post - 2017-03-23 08:10

One Turkish soldier killed, four wounded in clashes with Kurdish militants: army
Reuters - 2017-03-23 07:04
ANKARA (Reuters) - One Turkish soldier was killed and four were wounded in an armed attack by Kurdish militants in Turkey's southeastern province of Hakkari, the Turkish military said on Thursday. ...

Two Turkish soldiers killed in operations against Kurdish PKK
E-Kurd - 2017-03-23 05:55
DIYARBAKIR-AMED, Turkey’s Kurdish region,— Two Turkish soldiers have been killed in operations against the Kurdish militants of Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the Lice district of the southeastern Kurdish province of Diyarbakir in Turkish Kurdistan, s ...

Islamic State shells areas recaptured by Iraqi forces in western Mosul
E-Kurd - 2017-03-23 05:55
MOSUL,— Islamic State militants shelled areas recaptured by Iraqi forces in western Mosul, hitting civilians fleeing the fighting early on Wednesday as troops edged their way through the narrow, dangerous streets of the Old City. Heavy mortar fire killed ...

Turkish Soldier Killed by Sniper Shot From Territory Controlled by Syrian Kurds
Sputnik - 2017-03-23 05:25

Whole family killed in Idlib’s Kafr Aweed by Assad missiles
Orient News - 2017-03-23 02:04

Israeli army: Hezbollah Mustafa Badreddine killed by his men
Orient News - 2017-03-23 02:04

4 civilians killed in Idlib’s Jisr al-Sheghoor by Russian jets
Orient News - 2017-03-23 02:04

IS Mortar Attack Kills and Injures Civilians in Central Mosul
BAS News - 2017-03-23 00:46
LEEDS — Mortar shelling conducted by the so-called Islamic State (IS) killed one civilian and injured another three, including a security soldier, in the areas of central Mosul on Wednesday. A police source said that one girl was killed and two other civ ...

Mass murder in Westminster terror attack
Rûdaw - 2017-03-23 00:10
At least three have been killed, including a police officer ...

Venezuela shocked as children arrested for soldiers' killings
BBC - 2017-03-22 23:16
Police say two soldiers were attacked and killed by a gang of children, some as young as six. ...

Mosul: Iraqi Forces Kill 15 IS Militants, Arrest Several Others
BAS News - 2017-03-22 22:24
MOSUL — Iraqi security forces killed 15 Islamic State (IS) militants and arrested several sleeper cells belonging to the extremist group in central Mosul, a federal police officer said on Wednesday. Captain Khalil Haider from the Iraqi Federal Police sai ...

YBS fend off ISIS attack south of Shingal
Rûdaw - 2017-03-22 20:05
One member of the PKK’s armed wing, the HPG, was killed ...

Turkish soldier killed by sniper fire from Kurdish-controlled Syria -military
Jerusalem Post - 2017-03-22 15:27

Turkey fires into Kurdish-held Syria in retaliation for soldier killed by sniper
NRT - 2017-03-22 13:04

As Belgium remembers attacks, survivor reflects: 'What if?'
Reuters - 2017-03-22 12:28
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Belgium marked the first anniversary of bomb attacks that killed 32 people with remembrance ceremonies, a new memorial and poignant reflections from those who lost partners but survived. ...

Blasts kill four, injure 18 in northeastern Nigeria, police say
Reuters - 2017-03-22 09:23
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Multiple blasts at camps for people who have fled the Islamist militants Boko Haram killed four and injured 18 in the northeastern Nigeria city of Maiduguri, the state police commissioner said on Wednesday. ...

Air strike kills more than 30 near Raqqa, Syrian Observatory says
Reuters - 2017-03-22 09:23
BEIRUT (Reuters) - At least 33 people were killed in an air strike that hit a school sheltering displaced people near Islamic State-held Raqqa, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said, and the U.S.-led coalition was believed to have carried out the a ...

Children dead in China school toilet stampede
BBC - 2017-03-22 09:17
The crush at toilet break time has killed two and left 20 injured, reports say. ...

Pakistan reinstates secret military courts despite criticism
BBC - 2017-03-22 05:51
They were first set up after a bloody attack on a military-run school that killed 134 children. ...

Lessons learned, Belgian PM still on guard a year after attack
Reuters - 2017-03-21 21:55
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Belgium has learned lessons about keeping violent Islamists in check but cannot rule out more attacks, its prime minister said on Tuesday, a year after Islamic State suicide bombers killed 32 people in Brussels. ...

Year on from bombings, Brussels remains on alert
Reuters - 2017-03-21 20:12
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A year after Islamic State suicide bombers killed 32 people in Brussels, Belgian authorities say much remains unclear about who ordered the attacks, even if those who staged them are either dead or in jail. ...

Israel: Hezbollah commander Mustafa Badreddine 'killed by own men'
BBC - 2017-03-21 15:38
Israel's military says intelligence suggests Mustafa Badreddine was killed by his own men. ...

U.S. drone kills militant blamed for attack on Sri Lanka cricket team in Pakistan
Reuters - 2017-03-21 14:14
DERA ISMAIL KHAN (Reuters) - A U.S. drone airstrike in Afghanistan has killed a Pakistani militant accused of involvement in a deadly attack on a bus carrying Sri Lanka's cricket team in 2009, Pakistani security sources and Islamist militants said. ...

Polish minister accuses EU's Tusk over Smolensk plane crash
Reuters - 2017-03-21 13:34
WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland's defense minister accused European Council President Donald Tusk of working with Russia's Vladimir Putin to harm Polish interests in connection with a 2010 plane crash that killed President Lech Kaczynski and 95 others in Russia ...

Two killed, nine wounded in attacks on Guatemala police
Reuters - 2017-03-21 07:35
GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - Two policemen were killed and eight wounded in attacks on police across Guatemala on Monday night, authorities said, hours after a bloody riot in a juvenile detention center was put down in the Central American nation. ...

Civilians killed by Assad bombing on Damascus countryside
Orient News - 2017-03-21 02:04

Three killed by separate roadside bombings in Baghdad
Kurdiu - 2017-03-20 22:36

Suicide Car Bomb Attack Kills 23 in Baghdad
BAS News - 2017-03-20 21:04
BAGHDAD — At least 23 people were killed on Monday in the Iraqi capital as the result of a terrorist attack, officials confirmed. The attack, targeting a commercial area in Baghdad's southwestern Amil neighborhood, was carried out via a suicide car bomb. ...

Car bomb blast kills at least 23 in south Baghdad: police and medical sources
Reuters - 2017-03-20 18:36
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A car bomb blast killed at least 23 people and wounded more than 45 others in a mainly Shi'ite district in southern Baghdad on Monday, police and medical sources said. ...

Ghana waterfall: Many dead in Kintampo freak tree accident
BBC - 2017-03-20 11:02
High school students are killed at a popular waterfall in Ghana, after a tree falls on them in a storm. ...

12 civilians killed by Assad jets on Erbin, Douma, Mesraba
Orient News - 2017-03-20 02:05

PKK roadside bomb kills Two Turkish soldiers in Kurdish region
E-Kurd - 2017-03-20 00:15
DIYARBAKIR-AMED, Turkey’s Kurdish region,— Two Turkish soldiers were killed on Wednesday in a roadside bomb attack in the southeast blamed on Kurdish militants from the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), local media reported. The attack took place when secu ...

Iraqi Kurdistan News in brief – March 16, 2017
E-Kurd - 2017-03-20 00:15
Iraqi Kurds mark the 29th anniversary of the chemical weapons attack on Halabja Halabja: Iraqi Kurds Thursday (March 16) mark the 29th anniversary of the chemical weapons attack on the Kurdish city of Halabja in which five thousand people were killed and ...

Iraqi Kurdistan News in brief – March 19, 2017
E-Kurd - 2017-03-20 00:15
An explosion rocks steel factory in Sulaimani Sulaimani An explosion has occurred in a steel factory “Super Steel” in Bazian district in Sulaimani province. According to initial reports one person was killed and four others were injured. Eight ...

At least two Iranian Revolutionary Guards killed in Kurdish attack - ARA News
Aranews - 2017-03-19 22:55

Saudi-led coalition calls for U.N. supervision of Yemen port
Reuters - 2017-03-19 22:55
DUBAI (Reuters) - A Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen called on Sunday for the United Nations to place a strategic port under its supervision after 42 Somalis were killed in an attack on their refugee boat nearby. ...

Six foreign ISIS leaders killed in coalition airstrike on Mosul
Rûdaw - 2017-03-19 20:46
The six leaders were foreigners, including Europeans ...

Six Foreign IS Members Killed in Airstrike West of Mosul
BAS News - 2017-03-19 20:43
LEEDS — Six foreign members of the Islamic State (IS) were killed in airstrikes in western Mosul as the Iraqi forces continue to liberate more areas in the city, the Iraqi military intelligence service said on Sunday. According to the statement made by t ...

Three suicide bombers kill four people in northeast Nigeria
Reuters - 2017-03-19 09:39
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Three suicide bombers killed four people and injured eight others in a village near the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, a police spokesman said on Sunday. ...

[Photos] Iraqis mourn death of relatives killed in Mosul airstrike
NRT - 2017-03-19 08:13

Whole family killed by Assad-Russian airstrikes in Aleppo’s Orem al-Kubra
Orient News - 2017-03-19 02:06

Currency exchange worker killed in Erbil
Rûdaw - 2017-03-19 01:33
Mohammad Hassan Haji, 33, was married with six children ...

Security forces in Congo Republic kill rebel fighters
Reuters - 2017-03-18 14:37
BRAZZAVILLE (Reuters) - Security forces in Congo Republic have killed around 15 rebel fighters during a military operation in the central African oil producer's restive Pool region, authorities said. ...

Orly airport: Man killed after taking soldier's gun
BBC - 2017-03-18 10:52
The airport is sealed off as a man is shot dead after grabbing a soldier's gun, French officials say. ...

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