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Tougher fighting, more suicide attacks as ISIS hits back in Mosul

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WAR-TORN. Iraqi Counter-Terrorism Services (CTS) members carry food as they walk in the Old City of Mosul on July 3, 2017 during an ongoing offensive to retake the city from Islamic State (ISIS) group fighters. Fadel Senna/AFP

Iraqi forces are facing increasingly difficult fighting and a rising number of suicide attacks, including some by female bombers, in the final stages of the battle for Mosul

MOSUL, Iraq (Jul. 4, 2017) — Iraqi forces are facing increasingly difficult fighting and a rising number of suicide attacks, including some by female bombers, in the final stages of the battle for Mosul, commanders said Monday, July 3. Continue reading Tougher fighting, more suicide attacks as ISIS hits back in Mosul

Suicide bombers kill 16 in NE Nigeria

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The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says the attacks took place at about 8:45 pm (1945 GMT) on Sunday close to the Dalori camp at Kofa village, near the Borno state capital Maiduguri

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Jun. 19, 2017) — At least 16 people were killed in suicide bomb attacks near a camp for those made homeless by Boko Haram violence in northeast Nigeria, emergency services said on Monday, June 19. Continue reading Suicide bombers kill 16 in NE Nigeria

Suicide bombings kill 18 in cities north of Baghdad

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There is still no immediate claim of responsibility of the attacks which killed at least 18 and wounded more than 30

KIRKUK, Iraq (Nov. 6, 2016) — Suicide bombings killed at least 18 people and wounded more than 30 in two cities north of Baghdad on Sunday, November 6, officials said.  Continue reading Suicide bombings kill 18 in cities north of Baghdad

Twin Taliban suicide blasts in Kabul kill 24, wound 91

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MINISTRY OF DEFENSE BOMBING. Afghan security personnel and firemen recover a body from the scene of a twin suicide bombing near the Ministry of Defense in Kabul on September 5, 2016. Photo by Wakil Kohsar/ AFP

Two bombers on foot blow themselves up in rapid succession, in an assault apparently aimed at inflicting mass casualties as government employees left the ministry after work

KABUL, Afghanistan (Sept. 6, 2016) — At least 24 people were killed and 91 wounded on Monday, September 5, in a Taliban double suicide bombing in central Kabul during late afternoon rush hour, the latest assault on the Afghan capital.  Continue reading Twin Taliban suicide blasts in Kabul kill 24, wound 91