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18 Killed In Syria Blasts Include 11 Children

By Patrick J. McDonnell, Los Angeles Times BEIRUT — A pair of car bombs in Syria’s central Hama province killed 18 people, including 11 children, the state media reported Friday. The bombings were the latest in a series of attacks by both sides that have caused escalating numbers of civilian casualties. The recent attacks fit a […]

May 2, 2014

Car Bomb, Mortar Rounds Kill At Least 50 People In Syria

By Patrick J. McDonnell, Los Angeles Times BEIRUT — At least 50 people were killed and scores injured Tuesday in Syria during a series of mortar and car-bomb attacks targeting pro-government districts in Damascus and the central city of Homs, the state media and a pro-opposition monitor reported. The deadliest strike was a car bombing near […]

April 29, 2014

High-Ranking Egyptian Police Official Killed By Car Bomb

By Laura King, Los Angeles Times CAIRO — In the latest strike by suspected militants against a senior Egyptian security official, a police brigadier general was killed Wednesday by a bomb planted under his car, state media reported. The attack in a western suburb of Cairo again demonstrated extremists’ ability to target high-ranking officials, often […]

April 23, 2014

High-Ranking Egyptian Police Official Killed By Car Bomb

By Laura King, Los Angeles Times CAIRO — In the latest strike by suspected militants against a senior Egyptian security official, a police brigadier general was killed by a bomb planted under his car on Wednesday, state media reported. The attack in a western suburb of Cairo, again demonstrated extremists’ ability to target high-ranking officials, often […]

April 23, 2014

Twin Suicide Car Bombs Strike Lebanon’s Capital

By Nabih Bulos and Patrick J. McDonnell, Los Angeles Times BEIRUT — Twin suicide car bombs ripped through a residential district of the Lebanese capital Wednesday in the latest deadly attack believed tied to the war raging in neighboring Syria, according to official and witness accounts. At least three people were killed and scores injured […]

February 19, 2014

Homegrown Terrorist Kills Nearly A Hundred In Norway

OSLO, Norway (AP) — A gunman who opened fire on an island teeming with young people kept shooting for 1.5 hours before surrendering to a SWAT team, which arrived 40 minutes after they were called, police said Saturday. Survivors of the shooting spree have described hiding and fleeing into the water to escape the gunman, […]

July 23, 2011