26 Jan 2021

At least 32 killed as first suicide bombing in nearly 2 years rocks Baghdad

On Thursday morning, two suicide bombs ripped through a busy market in central Baghdad, marking the first suicide bombing in nearly two years. Now, Afghan authorities are reporting that 32 have died and 110 others have been injured in the attack. The bombing occurred on Thursday morning, according to officials

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21 Jan 2021

Baghdad Bombings Kill Dozens, Highlighting Iraq’s Challenges Amid U.S. Withdrawal

Earlier today in Baghdad, two suicide bombings in the same crowded marketplace claimed 32 casualties, wounding at least 75 others. The attack is the first of its nature to occur in the capital city of Baghdad in over two years and is raising serious concerns regarding the US’s withdrawal of

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08 Jan 2021

Radical cleric linked to Bali bombings freed

Abu Bakar Ba’asyir, a radical Muslim cleric linked to the 2002 Bali bombings, has been freed from a jail in Indonesia’s capital city of Jakarta. Ba’asyir was released on Friday despite growing concerns over his ongoing influence on extremists. Ba’asyir is now 82 years old and is the former head

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28 Dec 2020

Rockets fired at Baghdad Green Zone in ‘terrorist act,’ Iraq says

A rocket attack on Baghdad’s diplomatic Green Zone on December 20 has been deemed a terrorist attack by Iraqi President Barham Salih. Mr. Salih also stated that the attack undermines Iraq’s international reputation. According to a statement released by the Iraqi military, eight rockets were fired at the area, injuring

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18 Dec 2020

Mozambique’s Islamist insurgency, UN warns of rising violence in Cabo Delgado

The UN has released warnings of heightened violence in Cabo Delgado, Mozambique, due to Islamic State activity. According to the United Nations, the number of refugees coming from northern Mozambique has quadrupled this year, totaling 420,000. The refugees are fleeing their homes due to conflict, starvation, and terrorism. A senior

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17 Dec 2020

U.S. Said to Be Near Charges for Another Suspect in 1988 Lockerbie Plane Crash

US prosecutors are allegedly planning to unseal charges against a suspect involved in the 1988 Lockerbie plane bombing after locating the top-bomb maker for the late Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi. Prosecutors claim that the suspect, Abu Agila Mohammad Masud, assembled the device that blew up Pan Am flight 103 over

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19 Nov 2020

Al Qaeda loses one of its most experienced leaders in mysterious murder in Tehran

A shooting in a residential area of Tehran has claimed to have resulted in the death of Lebanese academic Habib Dawood, who had known ties to the Lebanese terrorist group Hezbollah. However, there is no Lebanese academic by this name. As suspicion over the incident grew, news outlets came to

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06 Nov 2020

China Irate After U.S. Removes ‘Terrorist’ Label From Separatist Group

Hong Kong is allegedly angered at the fact that the US State Department removed a Uighur separatist group that is largely defunct from its list of terrorist organizations. Beijing blames the group for ethnic tensions in its northwest region. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has ordered the delisting of the

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03 Nov 2020

Vienna Attack Suspect Had Previous Terrorism Conviction

In Vienna, Austria, an attacker carrying an assault rifle, handguns, and a machete opened fire on the public, killing four and injuring over a dozen others. The suspect is known to be Kujtim Fejzulai. Fejzulai was convicted of terrorism charges last year but was reportedly released from prison after serving

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29 Oct 2020

Knife Attack in Nice, France, Leaves Three People Dead

Less than a month after terrorists beheaded a French teacher showing his class Charlie Hebdo cartoons, a terrorist attack has occurred in the French Riviera city of Nice with three casualties. A man with a knife entered the Notre Dame Basilica in the center of Nice, stabbing two people to

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