Bombings

Iraqi security forces and civilians gather at the scene of a double suicide bombing in Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, Jan. 15, 2018. Interior Ministry spokesman says a double suicide bombing in central Baghdad has killed and wounded civilians. (AP Photo/Ali Abdul Hassan)
January 15, 2018 - 11:44 am
BAGHDAD (AP) — Twin suicide bombings rocked Baghdad on Monday, killing 38 people in the deadliest attack since Iraq declared victory over the Islamic State group last month, and raising fears ahead of national elections planned for May. The bombers targeted the bustling Tayran Square, in the heart...
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Firefighters extinguish a burning car that was destroyed in a bombing, in the southern port city of Sidon, Lebanon, Sunday, Jan 14, 2018. The Lebanese military said the bomb went off in a car in southern Lebanon, wounding its Palestinian owner. It was not immediately clear who carried out Sunday's bombing in the city of Sidon or why the Palestinian, identified as Mohammed Hamdan, was targeted. (AP Photo/Mohammed Zaatari)
January 14, 2018 - 11:49 am
BEIRUT (AP) — A Palestinian member of the militant group Hamas survived an attempt on his life Sunday after a bomb planted in his car in southern Lebanon on Sunday detonated, wounding him, the Lebanese military and the group said. It was not immediately clear who carried out the bombing in the city...
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File - This June 7, 2017 file photo provided by the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office shows Brandon Russell. The neo-Nazi group leader who stockpiled explosive material in the Florida apartment where a friend killed two roommates was sentenced to five years in federal prison. The sentence, handed down Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, in a Tampa federal court against Russell, was less than the 11 years sought by prosecutors. (Pinellas County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
January 09, 2018 - 4:57 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Federal prosecutors said Brandon Russell is a dangerous Neo-Nazi leader who had lethal bomb-making materials in his Florida apartment. His mother and grandmother called him a follower who liked to please his friends. At the end of a four-hour court hearing Tuesday, a federal...
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January 09, 2018 - 8:36 am
BERLIN (AP) — A 37-year-old Syrian man has been formally charged in Germany on allegations of promoting the Islamic State group, obtaining bomb-making instructions and other crimes, prosecutors said Tuesday. The man, who wasn't identified, is alleged to have posted videos on social media between...
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January 08, 2018 - 12:59 pm
LONDON (AP) — A man and woman who met on a Muslim dating website were convicted Monday of plotting a bomb attack in Britain. Prosecutors say Munir Mohammed, an asylum-seeker from Sudan, and London pharmacist Rowaida El-Hassan met on SingleMuslim.com and bonded over their shared extremist views...
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In this photo provided on Wednesday Jan. 3, 2018 by the Syrian anti-government activist group, Edlib Media Center, EMC, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows members of the Syrian civil defense known as the White Helmets, gathering at a street which was attacked by Russian airstrikes, in Maarat al-Nuaman town, southern Idlib province, Syria. Syrian government forces and allied militiamen are advancing on the largest remaining rebel-held territory in the country's north, forcing thousands of civilians to flee toward the border with Turkey amid a crushing offensive just as the cold winter weather sets in. (Edlib Media Center via AP)
January 08, 2018 - 4:08 am
BEIRUT (AP) — A Syrian monitoring group and paramedics in the northwestern city of Idlib say the death toll from a massive car bombing there the previous evening has risen to at least 25. Also, nearly 100 people were wounded. The first-responders Syrian Civil Defense, known as the White Helmets...
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January 07, 2018 - 4:48 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — The latest on developments in Syria's civil war (all times local): 11:45 p.m. Syrian TV says government forces have reached troops trapped for more than a week by rebels surrounding a military base outside Damascus. The state-affiliated al-Ikhbariya TV station says the Syrian army...
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In this photo provided on Tuesday Jan. 2, 2018 by the Syrian anti-government activist group, Edlib Media Center, EMC, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows Syrian displaced man and boy who fled from a countryside village of Idlib city, which is under the attack of the Russian and Syrian government airstrikes, sits outside their tent at an informal refugee camp, near Idlib, Syria. Syrian government forces and allied militiamen are advancing on the largest remaining rebel-held territory in the country's north, forcing thousands of civilians to flee toward the border with Turkey amid a crushing offensive just as the cold winter weather sets in. The Arabic words on the right read:"Idlib countryside." (Edlib Media Center via AP)
January 07, 2018 - 3:23 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — A large explosion in Syria's largest rebel-held city, Idlib, killed at least 23 people on Sunday, activists reported. The blast ignited fires, damaged buildings and overturned several cars along a wide avenue in the city, according to photos and video posted by the activist-run Thiqa...
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FILE - This Nov. 10, 2015 file photo shows a restaurant along Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco. A federal grand jury Thursday, Jan. 4, 2017, indicted a California man on charges of plotting to use homemade bombs during a Christmas Day attack on San Francisco's Pier 39. The indictment says 26-year-old Everitt Aaron Jameson intended to use pipe bombs to funnel people into an area of the popular tourist destination in order to shoot them. It keeps the original charge of attempting to aid a terrorist organization. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
January 04, 2018 - 10:51 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A federal grand jury indicted a California man Thursday on charges of plotting to use homemade bombs during a Christmas Day attack on San Francisco's Pier 39. Everitt Aaron Jameson intended to use pipe bombs to funnel people into an area of the popular tourist destination...
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January 04, 2018 - 1:49 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's Interior Ministry spokesman says a suicide bomber has killed six policemen after exploding his devise amid a group of security officials monitoring protests by shopkeepers in eastern Kabul. Najib Danish added that another 14 policemen were wounded in Thursday...
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