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January 3, 2019 6:18 PM US airstrike kills 10 al-Shabab extremists in Somalia, military says

FILE - The al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab continues to control large parts of the country’s southern and central regions and carry out deadly bombings against high-profile targets in the capital, Mogadishu. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh, File) The U.S. military launched its first airstrikes of 2019 in Somalia, picking up where it left off at year’s end. The U.S. military's 66

December 10, 2018 3:33 PM Tourism in Bethlehem booming as Christmas nears

BETHLEHEM, West Bank (Reuters) - Bethlehem is enjoying its busiest Christmas season on record, the Palestinian Ministry of Tourism said on Monday, with hotels in the birthplace of Jesus almost fully booked for the holiday. Tourism has recovered following a fall in knife and car-ramming attacks which helped push visitor numbers in the biblical city to a 10-year 62

November 13, 2018 6:02 PM Iraq PM says IS militants seeking to cross to Iraq from Syria

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Tuesday that hundreds of Iraqi Islamic State militants at Deir al-Zor in eastern Syria were trying to cross into Iraq. The militants have launched attacks in recent weeks against U.S.-backed Kurdish forces on the Syrian side of the border, prompting Iraqi militias that operate alongside the army to reinforce 63

November 11, 2018 12:58 AM Colombia's Cano Limon pipeline hit by new bomb attack

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia’s state-run oil company Ecopetrol said on Saturday it was mounting another cleanup operation after a bomb attack on the Cano Limon pipeline. The attack is the 78th this year on the 485-mile (780-km) pipeline, which has been out of service for much of 2018 because of bombings and illegal taps. The pipeline, which can transport 72

October 25, 2018 1:11 PM Nancy Pelosi is Not Scared, 'I've Been a Target for a Long Time'

Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi -- a favorite target of Donald Trump for years -- seems to concede she's on a list of possible targets for the bomber, but she says she's used to it. We got Pelosi Wednesday night in WeHo leaving Craig's, and her tone was noticeably subdued and conciliatory. She's not putting the blame for the bombings squarely at Trump's doorstep 99

October 25, 2018 11:00 AM Dan Abrams Warns People Not to Assume Bombings Are Widespread Conspiracy

Dan Abrams says there's plenty to be scared about in this country in the wake of a spate of attempted bomb attacks ... because all signs point to a single, demented individual. We got the host of "Live PD" Thursday AM in NYC, and he was quick to say it's dangerous stuff to assume the bombings are some sort of organized, widespread attack. Dan's view seems 103

September 21, 2018 11:29 AM FBI chief meets Lebanese leaders, expresses support to army

BEIRUT – Lebanon says FBI Director Christopher Wray has expressed support to the Lebanese army during a visit to Beirut. A statement released by the presidential palace in Beirut said President Michel Aoun received Wray on Friday and told him that Lebanon has succeeded in fighting terror groups thanks to U.S. support and that of friendly countries 56

September 20, 2018 8:01 AM Shiites across Mideast mark Ashoura, mourning saint's death

TEHRAN, Iran – Shiites across the Middle East on Thursday marked Ashoura, an annual commemoration mourning the 7th century death of Prophet Muhammad's grandson Hussein, one of Shiite Islam's most beloved saints. For Shiites, who represent over 10 percent of the world's 1.8 billion Muslims, the remembrance of Hussein is an emotional event that sees many believers 54

August 9, 2018 4:17 AM Nagasaki marks 73 years since A-bombing as UN chief attends

TOKYO – Nagasaki marked the anniversary of the world's second atomic bombing Thursday with the United Nations' chief and the city's mayor urging global leaders to take concrete steps toward world nuclear disarmament. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, the first United Nations chief to visit Nagasaki, said fears of nuclear war are still present 73 years 54

July 31, 2018 8:47 AM Indonesia Bans Islamic State-Linked Terror Group Behind Child Suicide Bombings

Move could lead to hundreds of arrests across the world’s largest Muslim-majority nation JAKARTA, Indonesia—Indonesia banned the militant group behind Islamic State’s first attack in Southeast Asia and suicide bombings involving children, a move that foreshadows the arrests of hundreds of the group’s members in the world’s largest Muslim-majority nation 36