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UK police say potentially suspicious items found in Manchester hunt

Reuters - 2017-05-25 22:21
LONDON (Reuters) - British police investigating the Manchester suicide bombing said on Thursday they had found potentially suspicious items at an address in the nearby town of Wigan and had evacuated houses in the area as a precaution. ...

Father, brother of Manchester bomber arrested in Libya

Waar Media - 2017-05-25 17:34
WAAR-DUHOK: The suspected Manchester Arena suicide bomber’s younger brother, Hashem Abedi, and father, Ramadan Abedi, were arrested by Libyan counter-terrorism forces on Tuesday evening in the capital Tripoli. The bomb killed 22 people and injured 59. Br ...

UK election campaign resumes after Manchester attack

Reuters - 2017-05-25 10:53
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's anti-EU UK Independence Party (UKIP) will unveil its policy pledges on Thursday, restarting an election campaign which was suspended after a suicide bomber killed 22 people and injured dozens more in the northern city of Manch ...

Manchester police beefed up after attack but envy Fortress London

Reuters - 2017-05-24 18:39
LONDON (Reuters) - Hours after the Manchester suicide bombing, British Prime Minister Theresa May stood on the steps of her official Downing Street residence and promised to give police the resources they needed to investigate the attack. ...

Manchester attack: Bomber not acting alone, says Amber Rudd

Waar Media - 2017-05-24 15:54
WAAR-DUHOK: The man who carried out a suicide attack in Manchester was “likely” to have not acted alone, Home Secretary Amber Rudd says. Salman Abedi killed 22 and injured 64 when he blew himself up at the Manchester Arena on Monday night – 20 people are ...

Britain deploys troops to prevent attacks after Manchester bombing

Reuters - 2017-05-24 08:49
MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - Soldiers were being deployed to key sites in Britain on Wednesday to prevent attacks after the terror threat level was raised to its highest level following a suicide bombing in Manchester that killed 22 people, including c ...

Suicide bomber kills five in Somalia's northern Puntland region

Reuters - 2017-05-23 19:48
BOSASSO, Somalia (Reuters) - A suicide bomber killed five people, including a policeman, and injured 12 others on Tuesday at a police checkpoint in Somalia's northern Puntland region, a local governor said, the first such attack in three years. ...

IS Claims Manchester Attack That Killed 22, Wounded 59

BAS News - 2017-05-23 09:45
MANCHESTER — 22 people, including children, were killed and 59 others were injured in a suicide bombing which took place late Monday at 10:30pm in the foyer outside the main hall of the Manchester Arena during a concert by the American singer Ariana Gran ...

French PM calls for vigilance in France after Manchester attack

Reuters - 2017-05-23 09:26
PARIS (Reuters) - French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe on Tuesday called on French citizens to be vigilant following the suicide attack at a concert in Manchester, which Philippe described as an "abominable crime." ...

Suicide attack near Iraq’s oil-rich Basra kills at least 8

E-Kurd - 2017-05-23 08:58
BAGHDAD,— A suicide bombing near the oil-rich city of Basra killed at least eight people as the Islamic State group took the fight against Iraqi forces deep into the country’s south, a military commander said Saturday. Five civilians and three troops wer ...

Female suicide Saqez in East Kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-05-22 22:49
The Kurdistan Human Rights Association , today 22 May 2017, a woman 25 years abbreviated (A_A) parish “Tazava” city of Saqez in East Kurdistan, by hanging himself to her life end, and yet how and why this suicide there is no information. It should be note ...

Kurdish asylum seeker committed suicide in Great Britain

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-05-22 16:16
According to reports received by Kurdistan Human Rights Association , the Kurdish refugees called “Awat Abu Bakr,” 29 years old from the town (Sayyid Sadiq) south of Kurdistan in Sulaimaniyah province in the country Great Britain had attempted suicide and ...

IS Suicide Bombers Attack Iraqi Military Training Camp in Diyala

BAS News - 2017-05-22 14:01
Five militants have been Killed DIYALA — An Iraqi security source said on Monday that five suicide bombers of the Islamic State (IS) were killed while attempting to storm a training camp in Diyala province, east of Baghdad. The source, who requested anon ...

At Least 17 Iraqi Soldiers Killed in IS Suicide Attacks

BAS News - 2017-05-21 23:01
MOSUL — At least 17 Iraqi soldiers were killed in suicide attacks carried out by the so-called Islamic State (IS) in the northern city of Mosul on Sunday, a local security official said. Six Iraqi soldiers were killed in a suicide car explosion in northw ...

A Kurdish young from Saqez attempted suicide

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-05-21 01:00
According to reports of Kurdistan Human Rights Association , today Saturday 20 May 2017, is a kurdish young named “Reza Rostam Zadeh,” 18 years old parish Silo Saqez from East Kurdistan by taking “tablet” committed suicide and lost his life. It should be ...

UNAMI Decries Basra, Baghdad Multiple Suicide Bombings

BAS News - 2017-05-20 17:23
ERBIL – The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General (SRSG) for Iraq, Ján Kubiš, strongly condemned the series of suicide bombing attacks in Baghdad and Basra which caused many casualties, United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq ...

Suicide of a young Kurdish from East Kurdistan, in Kermanshah

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-05-19 23:07
According to reports of Kurdistan Human Rights in Association, yesterday 18 May 2017, a young Kurdish named “Sasan Moradi” from Kermanshah of East Kurdistan people committed suicide in garrison Kermanshah and lost his life. According to reports he has bee ...

Video shows Iraqi bulldozer take on Mosul car bomber

Reuters - 2017-05-19 19:35
LONDON (Reuters) - Dramatic footage released this week shows the moment a bulldozer driven by an Iraqi security force member tackles an explosive-filled car driven by a suicide bomber, offering a rare, close-up view of the fierce battle for control of Mos ...

Bridge collapses in western Indian state, several feared dead

Reuters - 2017-05-18 18:25
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - An metal footbridge over the Zuari river in the western Indian state of Goa collapsed late on Thursday evening, killing several people who had gathered on the bridge after an alleged suicide attempt, local police said. ...

Self mutilation and suicidal prisoners in Sanandaj in Kurdistan East

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-05-15 22:50
According to a report by the Kurdistan Human Rights Associatio is over, prisoners in Sanandaj prison due to lack of attention to demands their rights to methods of protest such as strikes, suicide and self mutilation have turned and this while 28 prisoner ...

Death toll in blast targeting Pakistani senator at 20 - hospital

Reuters - 2017-05-12 13:13
QUETTA, Pakistan (Reuters) - The death toll in a suspected suicide bomb attack targeting a Pakistani senator in the violence-plagued province of Baluchistan on Friday has reached at least 20 people, a hospital official said. ...

[IN PICTURES]: Five IS Suicide Attackers Eliminated in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2017-05-07 13:21
They attacked the Peshmerga forces at K1 base in Kikruk KIRKUK — Five Islamic State (IS) suicide bombers were eliminated when they attacked Kaywan (K1) military base in Kirkuk province, northern Iraq. A group of five militants, disguised in Peshmerga uni ...

Peshmerga Wards off IS Attack on Kaywan Base in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2017-05-07 09:53
KIRKUK — Peshmerga forces managed to ward off an attack carried out by the Islamic State (IS) militants on Kaywan military base in Kirkuk province in the early hours of Sunday. On Sunday morning, a number of IS militants, including suicide bombers, attac ...

Facebook to hire 3,000 more monitors to block violent videos

Waar Media - 2017-05-05 13:57
WAAR-DUHOK: Facebook will hire 3,000 more people over the next year to respond to reports of inappropriate material on the social media network and speed up the removal of videos showing murder, suicide and other violent acts, chief executive Mark Zucker ...

Suicide 60 years old man in East Kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-05-04 22:06
Kurdistan Human Rights Association : Wednesday 3 May 2017, Karim Jamshidi, 60 years old, in the village of “Sarhouyeh,” the sub-district (Kalatarzan) of Sanandaj in East Kurdistan, for reasons yet to be determined, hanging and his life has ended. People c ...

Suicide bomb attack on NATO convoy in Afghan capital kills four: govt

Reuters - 2017-05-03 07:02
KABUL (Reuters) - A suicide bombing near the U.S. embassy in Kabul on Wednesday killed four people and wounded at least 22, Afghan officials said, in an attack on a convoy of armored personnel carriers used by the NATO-led Resolute Support mission. ...

Anonymous Attackers Step up Targeting IS Militants in Tel Afar

BAS News - 2017-05-03 01:06
ISTANBUL — An unidentified suicide bomber killed nine Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq on Tuesday. The suicide bomber targeted IS militants dining at a restaurant in the town of Tel Afar, located about 75 km west of Mosul. Also on Tuesday, an unident ...

ISIS attack ‘kills 32 near Syria refugee camp on Iraq border’

Waar Media - 2017-05-02 15:19
WAAR-DUHOK: At least 32 people were killed on Tuesday in an Islamic State group attack near a refugee camp on the Syrian side of the border with Iraq, a monitor said. “At least five suicide attackers blew themselves up outside and inside a camp for Iraqi ...

Female suicide Marivani in East Kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-04-30 21:54
Kurdistan Human Rights Association: “Donya Dadgostar” woman Marivani in East Kurdistan on Saturday, 29 April 2017, home her paternal hanging and then deliver her to the hospital, doctor death of her 22 years old has approved. due to suicide Donya is still ...

Tunisia police clash with militants in central city, official says

Reuters - 2017-04-30 18:25
TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisian police killed one Islamist militant and another died when he detonated his suicide explosive belt during an exchange of gunfire in the central city of Sidi Bouzid, a government official said on Sunday. ...

Saudi Arabia arrests 46 militant suspects involved in Medina attack

Reuters - 2017-04-30 15:55
DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia said on Sunday it had arrested 46 members of a militant cell responsible for a deadly suicide bombing attack on the Prophet's Mosque in the holy city of Medina last summer widely blamed on Islamic State. ...

At Least 14 Iraqi Police Officers Killed in IS Suicide Attack West Mosul

BAS News - 2017-04-29 21:21
LEEDS — At least 14 Iraqi federal policemen were killed in a spate of suicide bombings in western Mosul on Saturday, a local police officer said. First Lieutenant Harith Kazim who spoke to Anadolu Agency said that six Islamic State (IS) bombers carried o ...

Car bomb kills four police near foreign media area in Baghdad

Reuters - 2017-04-28 23:45
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Four Iraqi traffic policemen were killed on Friday when a suicide car bomb blew up outside their station, close to a street where several foreign media have offices in Baghdad, a security spokesman said. ...

Afghan Taliban launch spring offensive as U.S. reviews strategy

Reuters - 2017-04-28 06:38
KABUL (Reuters) - The Taliban says its annual spring offensive will be a mix of conventional, guerrilla and suicide attacks on Afghan and foreign forces, underlining the challenges facing the U.S. administration as it weighs its options in Afghanistan. ...

Al-Raqqa: ongoing violent clashes at 10 different points

ANHA - 2017-04-24 14:38
IS mercenaries have attacked on Sunday morning many Syrian Democratic Forces points on the outskirts of al-Tabqa city, aiming to break the siege on its mercenaries, suicide bombers and heavy arms were used. ...

IS Claims Killing 25 Iraqi Soldiers in Hamam Alil, South of Mosul

BAS News - 2017-04-24 12:04
ERBIL – Islamic State (IS) militants known as Inghimasi and tasked with conducting hit-and-run operations targeted a number Iraqi military bases in Mosul. The insurgent group's website, Amaq Agency, claimed the suicide attacks against Iraqi troops near t ...

Tens of Shi’ite Pilgrims Trampled after Suspected Suicide Attack

BAS News - 2017-04-23 11:20
BAGHDAD — Suspecting a suicide bomb attack among a large group of Shi’ite pilgrims who were marking the anniversary of the death of the 7th Shi’ite Imam, dozens of people were sustained injures from being trampled by the escaping crowd. Iraqi police offi ...

Iraqi Forces Foil Two IS Suicide Attacks in Baiji

BAS News - 2017-04-22 01:37
ISTANBUL — Two Islamic State (IS) militants on a suicide mission were killed in the city of Baiji, located about 170 km from Mosul, before they could realize their plan. The militants' target was the village of Malha, said Saad Nafous al-Hamad, commander ...

Syria evacuations resume days after bombing: state media, war monitor

Reuters - 2017-04-19 09:00
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Evacuations from four besieged areas of Syria resumed on Wednesday, Syrian state television, a Hezbollah media unit and a war monitor reported, days after a suicide bombing killed dozens in a convoy which was part of the same reciprocal ...

At Least 16 Civilians Dead by Car-bomb Attack in West Mosul

BAS News - 2017-04-19 01:03
SOFIA — At least 16 civilians were killed in a car-bomb attack carried out by the Islamic State (IS) in western Mosul on Tuesday, according to an Iraqi military source. Captain Khader al-Asadi of the Iraqi Army told Anadolu Agency that an IS suicide bomb ...

IS Preparing Suicide Attack In Anbar: Iraqi Official

BAS News - 2017-04-17 23:48
SOFIA — Islamic State (IS) is currently preparing a suicide attack targeting a town in western Anbar, a commander in the Shi'ite militia Hashd al-Shaabi said on Monday. According to Qutri al-Obeidi, a commander in Anbar, IS is currently mobilizing milita ...

Pakistan says captured Islamic State bomber before planned Easter attack

Reuters - 2017-04-17 16:51
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan's military captured a would-be Islamic State female suicide bomber in the cultural capital of Lahore before she could carry out an attack on the Christian community during Easter celebrations, the army's chief spokesman said ...

IS Car Bomb Targets SDF As Forces Close in on Raqqa

BAS News - 2017-04-16 12:37
RAQQA — Islamic State (IS) militants have carried out an explosion against advancing Syrian Kurdish forces around Raqqa. The assault was carried out by a suicide bomber at the wheel of a vehicle packed with explosives in Tel Saman town, northern countrys ...

Egypt identifies suicide bomber in Alexandria church attack

Reuters - 2017-04-12 21:03
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's interior ministry has identified the suicide bomber in the Alexandria cathedral attack as 31-year-old Mahmoud Hassan Mubarak Abdullah, a resident of Suez province, a statement said on Wednesday. ...

Iraqi Forces Kill 30 IS Suicide Bombers in Western Mosul

BAS News - 2017-04-10 00:23
SOFIA —Iraqi security forces stormed a stronghold building that was used by Islamic State (IS) suicide bombers in western Mosul, killing at least 30 of the extremist group members, a counter-terrorism officer said on Sunday. According to Colonel Hashim F ...

Suspect in Russia metro bombing traveled to Turkey, say co-workers

Reuters - 2017-04-08 21:45
ST PETERSBURG, Russia/OSH, Kyrgyzstan (Reuters) - The man Russian police believe was the suicide bomber who killed 14 people in a blast on the St Petersburg metro this week developed an interest in Islam and soon after traveled to Turkey, two people who k ...

Russian police find explosives similar to device used by suicide bomber

Reuters - 2017-04-06 15:19
ST PETERSBURG (Reuters) - Russian authorities raided a residential building in St Petersburg on Thursday and found explosives similar to those used by a suicide bomber who this week blew up a metro carriage killing 14 people, two security sources said. ...

Iraqi Forces Kill IS Suicide Bomber near Baghdad

BAS News - 2017-04-02 21:06
SOFIA — An Islamic State (IS) suicide bomber was killed while wearing an explosive belt in north of the province of Baghdad on Sunday, said the Baghdad Operations Command. According to a press statement released by the command, the Iraqi forces from the ...

At Least 15 Killed in Baghdad Car Bomb Attack

BAS News - 2017-03-29 23:31
The blast rocked a checkpoint south of the capital BAGHDAD — A suicide car bomb late on Wednesday night targeted a police checkpoint in southern Baghdad, killing at least 15 people, officials confirmed. The car bomb, reportedly an oil tanker packed with ...
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