Suicide bombers and gunmen killed scores of people in Iraq on Monday in attacks mostly targeting Shi'ite Muslim pilgrims and official buildings ahead of a major Shi'ite ritual next week.
Al Qaeda-linked Sunni Muslim milita
A roadside bomb killed at least 14 members of President Bashar Al-Assad's minority Alawite on Thursday in the central Syrian province of Homs, an opposition monitoring group said.
The blast targeted two buses near the Alawite
At least 71 people were killed and 201 wounded in a series of bombings and other attacks across Baghdad on Wednesday, police and medical sources said, extending the worst wave of sectarian bloodshed in Iraq for at least five years.
Twelve car bombs exploded across Iraq early on Monday, killing at least 60 people in predominantly Shi'ite areas, police and medical sources said.
At least 10 people were killed when two car bombs blew up near a bus station in
Iraq's parliament passed a law on Saturday intended to block Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki from a third term, as the Shi'ite premier faced growing pressure from mass Sunni street protests.
Lawmakers from Sunni, Kurdish and