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Charlotte Morris, a Doctors Without Borders spokeswoman, told Al Jazeera that the Syrian military was suspected of carrying out the deadly air raids.
“The perpetrators intended to destroy the economy and tourism, because the incident occurred in the heart of the tourism district.”
The Seattle Times feels that their reputation as a government watchdog was jeopardized by the FBI’s attempts to identify a bomb-threat suspect.
The Islamist insurgent group Boko Haram is suspected of being involved in the gun battle and explosion at Nigeria College earlier today.
By Alexandra Zavis and Batsheva Sobelman, Los Angeles Times GAZA CITY — With a cease-fire accord remaining elusive despite intense diplomatic efforts, a U.N. shelter in northern Gaza was shelled on Thursday, causing “multiple deaths and injuries,” according to a spokesman for the U.N. refugee agency. At least 15 people were killed and scores hurt […]
Kano (Nigeria) (AFP) – Boko Haram militants were on Wednesday suspected of carrying out a deadly bomb attack against football fans watching the World Cup in northern Nigeria, in the latest violence targeting the game. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast in the Nayi-Nama area of Damaturu on Tuesday night but […]
By Akanbi Thani and Kristin Palitza KANO, Nigeria — Dozens of people were killed in a twin bombing at a crowded market in the Plateau state capital Jos in central Nigeria, witnesses said Tuesday. Scores of torched bodies were being evacuated from the scene of the blasts, witnesses told the German news agency dpa. “Two […]
By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times Three friends of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will be tried separately, a federal judge ruled on Tuesday, while rejecting a defense bid to move the proceedings out of Massachusetts. U.S. District Judge Douglas P. Woodlock in Boston ruled on a variety of motions filed on behalf of Azamat […]
By Barbara Demick, Los Angeles Times BEIJING — Chinese police have identified a 39-year-old Uighur man they suspect to be one of the first Chinese suicide bombers and have put out a nationwide alert to identify a second man killed in an attack last week at a train station in Urumqi. The attack took place on […]
By Subel Bhandari and Najeebullah Hazem KABUL, Afghanistan — At least 13 people, among them the two perpetrators, were killed and scores of others were injured Thursday in a Taliban suicide attack in Afghanistan’s relatively peaceful province of Panjsher. “A suicide attack occurred at the entrance gate of Panjsher province. 11 people were killed, including […]
Jerusalem (AFP) – Israel launched air raids against Syrian army positions early Wednesday and issued a stark warning to Damascus just hours after a bomb on the occupied Golan wounded four Israeli soldiers. The Syrian army said the air strikes killed one soldier and wounded seven, cautioning that the assault endangered “the security and stability […]
By Carol Rosenberg, The Miami Herald GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba — An Army judge abruptly recessed the first military commission session of the year Monday because the alleged architect of al-Qaida’s 2000 USS Cole bombing may want to fire his lawyer. One-time waterboarded Saudi prisoner Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, 49, is scheduled to face trial […]
Cairo (AFP) – One person has been killed in the fourth bombing in the Egyptian capital on Friday, this time near a cinema, a police official said. The police general told AFP the blast was caused by a “rudimentary bomb,” hours after three separate bombings killed five people. This post will be updated. AFP Photo/Ahmed […]
Civilian deaths are a far-too-common occurrence in wars, but the victims’ families rarely receive justice. Khalid el Hamidi, a retired Libyan general and member of the government’s Revolutionary Council, has filed a civil lawsuit against NATO for killing 13 civilians. Two NATO bombs destroyed his home in Surman on June 20 at 2:30 a.m., resulting […]