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Gulf War bombs found at Kuwait building site

Unexploded bombs from what was known as the "Highway of Death" in the 1991 Gulf War have been found at a housing project site on Kuwait's Highway 80, which connects the city to the Iraqi border, said a report. The &q

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Gulf War bombs found at Kuwait building site

Unexploded bombs from what was known as the "Highway of Death" in the 1991 Gulf War have been found at a housing project site on Kuwait's Highway 80, which connects the city to the Iraqi border, said a report. The &q

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US hits Islamic State with ‘mother of all bombs’

The US dropped a massive GBU-43 bomb, the largest non-nuclear bomb it has ever used in combat, in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday against a series of caves used by Islamic State militants, a report said. It was the first time the

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Twin bombs kill 29 outside Istanbul stadium

Two explosions outside a major soccer stadium in central Istanbul on Saturday killed least 29 people and wounded more than a hundred others, a report said. Witnesses heard gunfire after the explosions, which apparently targeted po

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Series of blasts hit resort towns in southern Thailand

A series of blasts hit three of the most popular tourist resorts as well as towns in southern Thailand on Thursday and Friday, killing four people and wounding dozens, days after the country voted to accept a military-backed constitution.

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US agrees $785m bomb sale to UAE against Islamic State

The US State Department has approved the sale of $785 million in bombs to the United Arab Emirates for the US-led campaign against Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq, the Pentagon said on Tuesday. A statement said the Defen

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Three bombs in Baghdad kill 14

Three bombs went off in and around Baghdad on Monday, killing at least 14 people, including Shi'ite Muslim worshippers conducting an annual pilgrimage inside the capital, police and medical sources said. The largest blast, fro

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IS bomb supply chain includes firms in 20 countries

Companies from 20 countries are involved in the supply chain of components that end up in Islamic State explosives, a study found on Thursday, suggesting governments and firms need to do more to track the flow of cables, chemicals and other equi

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Bullets, bombs and body parts fly in violent French raid

French police commandos fired more than 5,000 shots into an apartment near Paris on Wednesday during a raid against a heavily armed jihadist group that lasted seven hours and turned the area into a war zone. The fighting was so in

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86 killed in pro-Kurdish rally at Turkish capital

At least 86 people were killed when two suspected suicide bombers hit a rally of pro-Kurdish and leftist activists outside Ankara's main train station on Saturday, weeks ahead of an election, in the deadliest attack of its kind on Turkish so

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