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March 21, 2017 5:34 PM Fugitive Oussama Atar Spurs Worries About Follow-On to 2016 Brussels Attacks

Investigators say key figure in Paris and Brussels terrorist incidents is under rising pressure in Syria BRUSSELS—U.S. and Belgian officials have grown increasingly worried about the prospect that a key figure behind the 2016 Brussels bombings is plotting a new terror attack, according to people briefed on the investigation. The Brussels bombings 38

March 21, 2017 3:37 PM Car bomb near Somalia's presidential palace kills 5: Police

MOGADISHU, Somalia – Police in Somalia say a car bomb has exploded at a military checkpoint near the presidential palace in the capital, killing at least five people. Capt. Mohamed Hussein says Tuesday's blast was detonated after soldiers tried to stop the car. Witness Ahmed Ali says he saw the bodies of two soldiers after the blast. Extremist group 43

March 21, 2017 6:46 AM Martin McGuinness, an I.R.A. Leader Turned Peacemaker, Dies at 66

And on May 8, 2007, a day many thought would never come, the Rev. Ian Paisley, who had founded the Democratic Unionist Party and had long stood for continued Ulster association with Britain, and Mr. McGuinness, who had fought for Ulster’s incorporation into a united Ireland, took oaths as the leader and deputy leader, respectively, of Northern Ireland’s 76

March 15, 2017 6:49 PM Haley demands UN withdraw report branding Israel ‘apartheid’ state

A United Nations report co-authored by anti-Israel scholar Richard Falk on Wednesday accused the U.S. ally of being "guilty of the crime of apartheid" – triggering a furious response from the Trump administration, which demanded the U.N. "withdraw" the study. America's U.N. ambassador Nikki Haley blasted the report as "anti-Israel propaganda" in a statement 73

March 15, 2017 4:41 PM Dozens killed in suicide attacks on Syrian uprising anniversary

BEIRUT — Suicide bombers killed dozens of people in the Syrian capital on Wednesday, the sixth anniversary of antigovernment protests that devolved into one of the deadliest wars of the century. Syrian state media said a first attacker detonated his payload outside the largest courthouse in Damascus, known as Justice Palace. Hours later, it reported 58

March 15, 2017 2:48 PM Suicide bombers strike Syrian capital, killing at least 30

DAMASCUS, Syria — Suicide bombers hit the main judicial building and a restaurant in Damascus on Wednesday, killing at least 30 people, according to state media, spreading fear across Syria’s capital as the country’s civil war enters its seventh year. The first attacker struck inside the Justice Palace, located near the famous and crowded Hamidiyeh market 67

March 8, 2017 8:52 PM Iraqi forces fight IS in Mosul as bomb blasts hit Tikrit wedding

MOSUL/ERBIL, Iraq Iraqi forces battled Islamic State militants in their stronghold of Mosul on Wednesday and took control of the last major road leading west from the city, before bomb blasts ripped through a wedding party near Tikrit, killing more than 20 people. The blasts in the village of Hajjaj, reported by local officials and medics as suicide 41

March 7, 2017 4:18 AM An Activist's View of Abortion Clinic Defense

RESISTANCE--I have been on picket lines defending abortion clinics since the 1980s. I remember well the wintry morning in December 1983 when I got a call to come up from Seattle immediately to help support the Feminist Women's Health Center in Everett, Washington, which had been firebombed during the night. The clinic put out the call and dozens of supporters 60

March 4, 2017 12:25 PM Jordan hangs 10 for attacks, some tied to Islamic extremism

AMMAN, Jordan – Jordan on Saturday executed 10 men convicted in a series of bombings and shooting attacks since 2003 that killed a British tourist, an outspoken critic of Islamic extremism and members of the Jordanian security forces, the government spokesman said. It was the largest round of executions in recent memory, and the first since pro-Western 61

March 4, 2017 1:15 AM A look at the threats, vandalism against Jewish institutions

Jewish community centers, schools and cemeteries have been dealing with waves of bomb threats and vandalism this year. Most of these crimes remain unsolved, though a man in St. Louis was charged Friday with eight of the threats made against Jewish institutions as well as a bomb threat to New York’s Anti-Defamation League. At least a dozen defaced and toppled 49