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  • Bombs Kill At Least 35 Across Iraq a Day After Mosque Shooting

    Bombs Kill At Least 35 Across Iraq a Day After Mosque Shooting

    Bombings across Iraq killed at least 35 people in attacks that appeared to be revenge for an assault on a Sunni mosque that has deepened sectarian conflict.

  • Suicide Attacks Kill At Least 17 in Iraq After Mosque Shooting

    Suicide Attacks Kill At Least 17 in Iraq After Mosque Shooting

    Two suicide bombers in Iraq killed at least 17 people in apparent revenge attacks after an assault on a Sunni mosque deepened sectarian conflict.

  • Iraq Works to Ease Tensions After Mosque Attack Kills 70

    Iraq Works to Ease Tensions After Mosque Attack Kills 70

    Iraqi officials worked on Saturday to calm soaring tensions after the killing of 70 people at a Sunni mosque, as Washington branded the beheading of an American journalist a "terrorist attack."

  • US Brands James Foley Beheading a 'Terrorist Attack'

    US Brands James Foley Beheading a 'Terrorist Attack'

    Washington has declared the beheading of an American journalist a "terrorist attack", upping the stakes in its confrontation with the Islamic State (IS) jihadist group, as Shiite militiamen gunned down 70 people at an Iraqi Sunni mosque.

  • Shi'ite Militia Kill At least 68 Iraqi Sunnis in Mosque Shooting: Morgue Official

    Shi'ite Militia Kill At least 68 Iraqi Sunnis in Mosque Shooting: Morgue Official

    Iraqi Shi'ite militiamen machine gunned minority Sunni Muslims in a village mosque on Friday, killing dozens just as Baghdad was trying to build a cross-community government to fight Sunni militants whose rise has alarmed Western powers.

  • Iraq Militants Kill 46 in Attack on Sunni Mosque

    Iraq Militants Kill 46 in Attack on Sunni Mosque

    Militants targeted a Sunni mosque in a province next to the Iraqi capital during weekly prayers on Friday, killing at least 46 people and wounding over 50 as members of the Islamic State group continue to push through the area, officials said.

  • At Least 30 Killed in Shi'ite Militia Attack on Sunni Mosque in Iraq

    At Least 30 Killed in Shi'ite Militia Attack on Sunni Mosque in Iraq

    At least 30 people were killed when a Shi'ite Muslim militia opened fired inside an Iraqi Sunni mosque in the country's eastern Diyala province on Friday, an Iraqi security source said.

  • Iraq's Sunni Clerics Suffer Under Insurgent Rule

    Iraq's Sunni Clerics Suffer Under Insurgent Rule

    Early this year Sunni Arab worshippers in the Iraqi city of Fallujah were surprised to see an armed man in sunglasses instead of the regular sheikh ascend the mosque pulpit.

  • UN warns against escalation after Iraq blasts kill 73

    The UN warned on Sunday against retaliatory attacks in Iraq after two blasts killed 73 people in a Shiite area of Baghdad, a day after a Sunni mosque bombing.

  • Gunmen target former Pakistani minister in Quetta, kills nine people

    Gunmen target former Pakistani minister in Quetta, kills nine people

    At least nine people were killed and 20 others injured as unidentified gunmen today targeted a former Pakistani provincial minister outside a Sunni mosque in Quetta, a day after a suicide bomber killed at least 38 people in the restive city.

  • Nine killed, ten injured as gunmen open fire in Pakistan: police

    Nine killed, ten injured as gunmen open fire in Pakistan: police

    Gunmen killed nine people and wounded 10 others when they opened fire outside a Sunni Muslim mosque on the outskirts of Pakistan's southwestern city of Quetta on Friday, police said.

  • Attacks on Sunni, Shiite mosque in Iraq kill 9

    Attacks on Sunni, Shiite mosque in Iraq kill 9

    Iraqi officials say a Shiite and a Sunni mosque in Baghdad have been targeted in bombings that killed at least nine people.

  • Suicide bomber kills 20 in Iraq Sunni mosque

    Suicide bomber kills 20 in Iraq Sunni mosque

    A suicide bomber blew himself up inside a Sunni mosque in central Iraq, killing at least 20 people in the middle of a sermon on Friday, police and medics said.

  • Bomb attacks on Sunni mosques in Iraq kill 23

    Bomb attacks on Sunni mosques in Iraq kill 23

    Two bomb attacks near Sunni mosques in the Iraqi capital killed at least 23 people who had gathered to pray after breaking their daily fast for the Muslim holy month of Ramadan on Saturday, police and medics said.

  • Lebanon clashes rage near mosque; 16 soldiers dead

    Lebanon clashes rage near mosque; 16 soldiers dead

    Lebanese army units battled followers of a hard-line Sunni cleric holed up in a mosque complex in a southern port city on Monday, the second day of fighting that has left at least 16 soldiers dead, the military said.

  • Two blasts at Iraqi Sunni mosque kill 43

    Two bombs exploded outside a Sunni Muslim mosque in the Iraqi city of Baquba as worshippers left Friday prayers, killing at least 43 people in one of the deadliest attacks in a month-long surge in sectarian violence.

  • Bomb near Iraq mosque kills seven

    A bomb exploded near a Sunni mosque north of Baghdad on Friday, killing seven people, a police colonel and a doctor said, the latest in an uptick in violence in the run-up to elections next week.

  • Pakistan suicide attack kills seven: official

    Pakistan suicide attack kills seven: official

    A suicide attack ripped through a Pakistani market on Friday, killing at least seven people and wounding 45 others near a mosque in the country's tribal Bad Lands, officials said.

  • Suicide bombing at Sunni mosque in Iraq kills 16

    Suicide bombing at Sunni mosque in Iraq kills 16

    A suicide bomber struck a Sunni mosque packed with local officials during Friday prayers, killing 16 people, including a police commander and a judge in Saddam Hussein's hometown, officials said.The bombing inside a government compound was the third major attack in Tikrit this year, underlining the ...

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