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March 1, 2017 8:23 PM Russia and the Syrian regime bombed U.S.-backed fighters in Syria, U.S. general says

Russian and Syrian regime forces bombed U.S.-backed fighters Tuesday in villages near the Syrian city of al-Bab, a U.S. general said Wednesday, characterizing the incident as a likely mistake. Army Lt. Gen. Stephen Townsend, who leads the fight against the Islamic State in both Iraq and Syria, told reporters Wednesday that he believes the pilots thought 53

February 24, 2017 1:41 PM In Syria, car bomb kills scores in area recaptured from Islamic State

BEIRUT — A suspected Islamic State car bomb killed at least 60 people outside the northern Syrian town of al-Bab, a day after rebels backed by Turkey pushed out militants to gain a potentially strategic foothold. But the blast showed the possible challenges in holding the gains by rebels seeking to cut off critical Islamic State supply routes to areas 54

February 23, 2017 8:18 AM Second explosion reported after blast in upscale Lahore market kills 6

A second explosion was reported in Pakistan’s Lahore Thursday after a separate blast killed six, Reuters reported, Reuters reported, citing local television. It is not yet clear what caused the explosions. The first occured at an upscale restaurant, Law Minister Rana Sanaullah said. He said the first explosion also wounded at least 15 people. The violence 35

February 21, 2017 8:28 AM Suicide bombers kill 5 outside court in northwest Pakistan

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A group of suicide bombers struck outside a courthouse in northwestern Pakistan on Tuesday, killing five people in an attack claimed by a Taliban splinter group. The attack was the latest in a wave of militant assaults across the troubled country that has killed over 100 people since last week. The brazen suicide bombings have been claimed 50

February 20, 2017 2:00 AM The Terrifying ISIS Sleeper Cells of Mosul

As the ‘final offensive’ to retake the western half of the city begins, the underground networks of ISIS continue to attack in the ‘liberated’ eastern half. MOSUL, Iraq—The “My Fair Lady” restaurant was making a brisk trade when the suicide bomber stepped into the open-fronted eatery flanking a busy roundabout in east Mosul and detonated the explosives 72

February 18, 2017 8:58 PM Blind cleric convicted for plotting terror in US in 1990s dies in prison

Omar Abdel-Rahman, the so-called Blind Sheik convicted of plotting terror attacks in the United States in the 1990s, died Saturday in a federal prison where he was serving a life sentence. He was 78. Abdel-Rahman died at 5:40 a.m. after suffering from diabetes and coronary artery disease, said Kenneth McKoy at the Federal Correction Complex in Butner 76

February 18, 2017 5:29 PM Omar Ahmad Rahman, "Blind Sheik" suspected in World Trade Center bombing, dead at 78

Omar Ahmad Rahman, the so-called “Blind Sheik” convicted of plotting terror attacks in the United States in the 1990s, died Saturday in a federal prison where he was serving a life sentence. He was 78. Rahman died at 5:40 a.m. after suffering from diabetes and coronary artery disease, said Kenneth McKoy at the Federal Correction Complex in Butner, North 54

February 17, 2017 11:06 AM The Latest: Pakistan police break up shrine attack rally

Pakistani police have fired tear gas and swung batons to disperse a rally of several hundred protesters in the town where an Islamic State suicide bomber killed 80 worshippers at a Sufi shrine the day before. The angry protesters in the town of Sehwan demanded justice for the victims and better security measures from the government. The crowd set fire to a car before 76

February 16, 2017 7:08 PM Death toll jumps to 75 in ISIS attack on Pakistan shrine

KARACHI, Pakistan - The death toll from an Islamic State suicide bombing at a famous shrine in Pakistan has climbed to 75, with another 200 people wounded. According to three security officials, the suicide bomber entered the main hall of the shrine of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar in Sehwan in the southern Sindh province and detonated his explosives amid a gathering 49

February 16, 2017 5:29 PM Pakistan: IS attack on Sufi shrine in Sindh kills dozens

A suicide attack in a popular shrine in southern Pakistan has killed at least 70 people, police say. The bomber blew himself up among devotees in the shrine of Sufi saint Lal Shahbaz Qalandar in the town of Sehwan, in Sindh province, police said. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has condemned the attack, which has been claimed by so-called Islamic State 61