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Philippines condemns Barcelona terror attack

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DENOUNCING TERROR. Malacañang lends its voice to condemnation of the Barcelona attack. Malacañang file photo

Malacañang condoles with the families and friends left behind by the victims of the attack which was claimed by ISIS

MANILA, Philippines (Aug. 18, 2017) — The Philippines on Friday, August 18, joined the international community in condemning the terror attack in Barcelona, Spain, which killed at least 13 people. Continue reading Philippines condemns Barcelona terror attack

Rare ISIS bombings in southern Iraq kill 33

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ISIS ATTACK. Iraqis look at the damage following twin suicide bombings in Samawa, May 1, 2016. Photo by Haidar Hamdani/AFP

In a statement on social media, the Islamic State says two attackers detonated their car bombs against security forces

NAJAF, Iraq (May 1, 2016) — The Islamic State (ISIS) group carried out rare attacks in Iraq’s deep Shiite south Sunday, May 1, killing at least 33 people with twin suicide car bomb blasts in the city of Samawa. Continue reading Rare ISIS bombings in southern Iraq kill 33

2 suicide bombers kill 22 in Nigeria

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The attack bears all the hallmarks of Boko Haram, who have regularly hit ‘soft’ civilian targets such as mosques, markets and bus stations, including with female suicide bombers

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Mar. 16, 2016) — At least 22 people were killed on Wednesday, March 16, when two women disguised as men blew themselves up during morning prayers at a mosque in Maiduguri, northeast Nigeria, rescue officials said.

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Over 50 dead as Tunisia foils ’emirate’ bid on Libya border

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It is the second deadly attack in the Tunisia-Libya border area in less than a week

BEN GUERDANE, Tunisia (Mar. 7, 2016) — Tunisian forces repelled a jihadist assault Monday, March 7, on a town near the Libyan border, killing 36 assailants in what authorities said was a thwarted effort to establish an Islamic emirate.

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ISIS truck bomb kills 47 south of Baghdad

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ISLAMIC STATE ATTACK. Iraqi emergency responders inspect debris at the site of a truck bomb that exploded at a crowded checkpoint, in the Iraqi city of Hilla, south of Baghdad on March 6, 2016. Photo by Haidar Hamdani/AFP
The Islamic State claims responsibility for the deadly attack on a crowded checkpoint

HILLA, Iraq (Mar. 7, 2016) — A suicide truck bomb attack claimed by the Islamic State group killed 47 people at a crowded checkpoint south of Baghdad Sunday, March 6, the deadliest such attack in Iraq this year.

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