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August 14, 2018 9:17 AM Bomb kills two in crowded Baghdad market: police

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - At least two people were killed and six wounded when a bomb went off at a crowded market in Baghdad on Tuesday, police said. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the bombing in the Sadr City district, a stronghold of nationalist Shi’ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr whose bloc won a parliamentary election in May. Iraq declared 56

August 13, 2018 9:27 AM Jordan minister says militants who attacked police support Islamic State

AMMAN (Reuters) - Jordan’s interior minister said on Monday militants behind an attack on police supported Islamic State, and investigations had revealed plans for more attacks on security and civilian targets. Jordanian police said last week a homemade explosive device planted near a police van killed a policeman and injured six others. Interior Minister 50

August 12, 2018 8:02 AM Jordan retrieves bodies of three suspected militants after shoot out

AMMAN (Reuters) - Security forces on Sunday pulled the bodies of three suspected militants out of a partially collapsed building in a city in central Jordan following a shoot out, a government spokeswoman said. Security forces had raided the building in a search for those responsible for a bomb attack on a police van on Friday that was maintaining security 62

August 9, 2018 10:15 AM Israel and Hamas Clash Again, Threatening Peace Talks

Hamas fires rockets into Israel, which responds with airstrikes in Gaza TEL AVIV—Israel’s military said militants from Gaza fired at least 180 rockets and mortars into Israel, prompting it to launch a wave of overnight airstrikes and dimming the prospects of a long-term truce. Gaza’s Health Ministry said early Thursday that three people were killed in the Israeli 50

August 2, 2018 2:49 PM Israel Says It Killed Suspected Islamic State-Linked Militants

The country has warned that it won’t allow a spillover of fighting from Syria as the regime presses a military campaign Israel’s military said Thursday it killed seven suspected Islamic State-affiliated militants in territory it controls near the border with Syria, reflecting the risk of spillover as the Assad regime presses a military campaign to retake 39

August 2, 2018 10:16 AM Israel kills seven militants in overnight strike on Syrian Golan: Israeli radio

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel killed seven militants in an air strike on the Syrian-held Golan Heights, preventing a “grave incident”, Israel Radio said on Thursday without citing sources. The Israeli military confirmed carrying out an air strike overnight, saying it had targeted “several armed terror operatives in the southern Syrian Golan Heights” overnight 46

August 2, 2018 8:32 AM Three foreigners abducted and killed in Afghan capital: police

KABUL (Reuters) - Militants abducted and killed three foreign nationals working for an international food company in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Thursday, security officials and a diplomat said. A senior diplomat in Kabul said the three worked for the world’s second-largest food and catering services company, Sodexo. “An Indian, a Malaysian and a Macedonian 53

July 30, 2018 8:28 PM Emerging Militant Group Threatens Villages, Gas Projects in Mozambique

Islamists destroy homes, kill hundreds and affect development of $50 billion energy industry PALMA, Mozambique—Cascata Makame only had a few moments to gather her children and a few belongings one night this month as militants raided her village in northern Mozambique, a region home to one of the world’s largest natural gas deposits. As Ms. Makame fled, the attackers 76

July 30, 2018 2:44 PM U.S. pastor appeals for release, lifting of travel ban: lawyer

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - A Christian American pastor standing trial in Turkey on terrorism charges has appealed to a Turkish court to release him from house arrest and lift his travel ban, his lawyer told Reuters on Monday. Relations between Turkey and the United States have spiraled into a full-blown crisis over the trial of pastor Andrew Brunson, who was in custody 52

July 27, 2018 4:16 PM Lebanon's Druze leader attacks Syrian government over massacre

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The main leader of the Druze sect in Lebanon on Friday attacked the Syrian government for failing to stop an Islamic State massacre of Druze in Syria, saying it should have noticed the militants gathering to attack. “No one can tell me that the squadrons of many American, Russian and foreign planes did not see this gathering which 45