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Kabul mosque attack: Death toll rises to 20, 50 injured; Islamic State claims responsibility
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Kabul mosque attack: Death toll rises to 20, 50 injured; Islamic State claims responsibility

Militants stormed a packed Shiite mosque in the Afghan capital during Friday prayers, in an attack that lasted for hours and ended with at least 20 worshippers killed

Kabul mosque attack: Suicide bomb explodes in Afghanistan capital; casualties feared, say police
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Kabul mosque attack: Suicide bomb explodes in Afghanistan capital; casualties feared, say police

A suicide bomber blew himself up inside a Shiite mosque in Kabul in what officials said was an ongoing attack, the latest violence to strike the Afghan capital.

Pakistan orders probe on military for killing demonstrators, protests mirror growing unrest in nation
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Pakistan orders probe on military for killing demonstrators, protests mirror growing unrest in nation

Pakistan on Saturday ordered an inquiry into the killings of four civilians by the paramilitary force at a recent protest in a restive northwestern town.

One police officer killed, two injured in Bahrain town bombing
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One police officer killed, two injured in Bahrain town bombing

A bombing in a Bahrain town — which is home to a prominent Shiite cleric — has killed one police officer and wounded two.

Iran to keep up military support for Syria regime: Revolutionary Guard Commander
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Iran to keep up military support for Syria regime: Revolutionary Guard Commander

Tehran: Iran will maintain its support for the Syrian government despite the deaths of hundreds of its advisers and volunteers in the six-year civil war, a commander said in comments published today.

UN announces new ceasefire in Yemen in attempt to end the conflict
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UN announces new ceasefire in Yemen in attempt to end the conflict

The United Nations has announced a new ceasefire in war-ravaged Yemen from early Thursday, after a week of escalated fighting sparked new international calls to end the conflict.

Kabul: Death toll rises to 17 in attack on Shiites marking Ashura
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Kabul: Death toll rises to 17 in attack on Shiites marking Ashura

An Afghan official says that at least 17 people including a policeman are dead after a militant attack on a Shiite shrine in the capital Kabul late Tuesday.

Pakistan attack: Gunmen open fire at a moving bus, kill four Shiite Muslim women
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Pakistan attack: Gunmen open fire at a moving bus, kill four Shiite Muslim women

Gunmen riding a motorcycle opened fire on a moving bus in Pakistan and killed four women from the Shiite Muslim minority in an apparent sectarian attack, officials said Tuesday.

Baghdad: Islamic State claims responsibility of suicide bombing as death toll rises to 15
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Baghdad: Islamic State claims responsibility of suicide bombing as death toll rises to 15

A suicide bombing claimed by the Islamic State group killed at least 15 people in a Shiite area of northern Baghdad on Sunday, security and medical officials said.

Iraq: Suicide bombing in northern Baghdad kills at least 10 people
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Iraq: Suicide bombing in northern Baghdad kills at least 10 people

A suicide bombing against a security check point in northern Baghdad has killed at least 10 people, Iraqi officials said on Sunday.

Afghan govt had prior intel info of Kabul explosion that killed 80
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Afghan govt had prior intel info of Kabul explosion that killed 80

The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing on a peaceful protest in the Afghan capital on Saturday that killed at least 80 people and wounded more than 200, marking the first time the extremists have struck Kabul and raising fears of their growing strength and capability in Afghanistan.

Baghdad bombing turns Karradah from diverse neighbourhood to site of power struggle
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Baghdad bombing turns Karradah from diverse neighbourhood to site of power struggle

Karradah, a commercial hub on the east bank of the Tigris River, long had a reputation as one of Baghdad's most diverse neighbourhoods.

Suicide bomber hits police checkpoint, kills 8 people in Baghdad
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Suicide bomber hits police checkpoint, kills 8 people in Baghdad

Iraqi officials say a suicide car bomber has hit a police checkpoint, killing eight people in a Baghdad district that was struck by a deadly attack the day before.

Bombing in Baghdad: Suicide attacker leaves 12 dead in Shiite neighbourhood
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Bombing in Baghdad: Suicide attacker leaves 12 dead in Shiite neighbourhood

No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attacks in Baghdad, but they bore the hallmarks of the Islamic State group.

Syria: Islamic State claims attack outside Damascus shrine; death toll rises to 12
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Syria: Islamic State claims attack outside Damascus shrine; death toll rises to 12

Suicide bombers struck outside the Shiite shrine Sayyida Zeinab near Syria's capital Damascus in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group.

Two bombs explode near Shiite shrine in Damascus: Eight dead, 13 wounded
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Two bombs explode near Shiite shrine in Damascus: Eight dead, 13 wounded

The first was a suicide bombing at the entrance of Damascus' Ziabiyeh district while the second explosion was the result of a car bomb in al-Teen street.

Islamic State targets Baghdad: Death toll from three bombings rises to 24
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Islamic State targets Baghdad: Death toll from three bombings rises to 24

The bombings in and around Baghdad by IS, are seen as an attempt by the militants to distract the security forces' attention away from the front lines.

Baghdad bombings: Death toll rises to 69 as militants attack multiple areas
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Baghdad bombings: Death toll rises to 69 as militants attack multiple areas

Islamic State claimed responsibility only for the deadliest bombing of the day, which took place in Baghdad's northeastern Shaab neighbourhood.

Peace talks ending 13 months of conflict in Yemen set to resume later Friday
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Peace talks ending 13 months of conflict in Yemen set to resume later Friday

Delayed peace talks aimed at ending 13 months of conflict in Yemen were set to resume Friday

Bangladesh: Police seize grenades, firearms and bullets from village after an explosion
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Bangladesh: Police seize grenades, firearms and bullets from village after an explosion

Police seized at least 10 grenades as well as firearms and bullets Monday from a home in a northern Bangladeshi village where an explosion left two suspected militants with fatal injuries.