Wednesday 7 October 2015

Iraqi forces push into Tikrit, bombers hit Ramadi

Iraqi security forces and militias fought their way into Saddam Hussein's home city of Tikrit on Wednesday, advancing on two fronts in their biggest counter-offensive so far against Islamic State militants. In a possible respo


Bombers blow themselves up in Bahrain

Two men were killed and another was injured when a homemade bomb they were transporting by car exploded in the Muqsha district of Bahrain yesterday (April 19), a report said. It happened in the centre of a residential area at abou


Bahrain arrests 4 suspected bombers

Bahrain officials arrested four suspects yesterday in connection with Monday's serial blasts, which left two people dead and another seriously injured. This came as His Majesty King Hamad called for the terrorists to be arrest


Iraq tightens Kerbala security as bombers strike

A roadside bomb struck a minibus packed with pilgrims bound for the holy Shi'ite city of Kerbala on Friday even as Iraqi authorities deployed over 40,000 police and soldiers to avert new violence in the annual rite. Police said one pilgrim

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