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  • Blast shakes Hezbollah stronghold in southern Beirut suburb

    01/21/2014 6:56:17 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 7 replies
    BEIRUT - Four people were killed in a blast in Beirut's southern suburbs on Tuesday, a security source told Reuters, attributing the blast to a suicide bomber wearing an explosive belt. The source said another 20 people were wounded in the explosion, which occurred in a stronghold of the military and political movement Hezbollah. Images broadcast on the Shi'ite Muslim militant movement's Al Manar channel showed flames erupting from a building and a large plume of smoke billowing over a street near the charred remains of cars as a crowd gathered at the site of the blast. Video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d6nmy6mghpQ Al...
  • Police: Illegal weapons found in house of Palestinian diplomat who died after blast

    01/02/2014 4:08:16 PM PST · by RedStateRocker · 12 replies
    CNN ^ | 1.3.14 | Ivana Kottasova
    llegal weapons have been found inside the northern Prague residence of a Palestinian diplomat who died Wednesday of injuries suffered when he opened a safe in the living room and an explosion occurred, police said Thursday.
  • Blast kills Palestinian diplomat in Prague

    01/01/2014 9:27:32 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 24 replies
    BBC News ^ | 1/1/14 | BBC
    A Palestinian diplomat has been killed by an explosion at his home in the Czech capital Prague. Jamal al-Jamal, the head of the Palestinian mission, had been taken to hospital after the explosion but died of his injuries some four hours later. Palestinian officials said the blast happened when Mr Jamal was moving a safe. Czech police say there is no evidence that it was a planned attack. ... Mr Jamal had only recently moved into the property. Palestinian officials have been quoted as saying the blast took place when Mr Jamal attempted to move a safe from an old...
  • After 3 months , blast effected traders still wait for compensation in peshawar

    12/27/2013 2:26:26 AM PST · by musarratullah · 1 replies
    own work | 27 december 2013 | musarrat ullah jan
    Peshawar , The traders of the Qissa Khawani Bazaar still waiting for government compensation in pesahwar. The even provincial government has completed the survey of traders and local labor whose suffers in the 29 September blast. 22 shops destroyed and 100 people injured in blast at qissa khawani three months back but only 17 people get compensation from the government. According to the investegation 13 blasts occurred in the historical market of the peshawar city Qissaa Khawani bazaar and more than 40 millions rupees loss face traders in the 29 September blast. Chief Minister of Khyber pukhtoonkhwa province visited the...
  • Blast at Pakistan Church Kills More Than 70

    09/22/2013 6:13:39 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 31 replies
    CNN ^ | 9/22/13 | Saima Mohsin
    Islamabad, Pakistan (CNN) -- A blast at a Protestant church in northwest Pakistan killed at least 72 people and wounded more than 120, a local hospital said Sunday. The attack took place at the All Saints Church of Pakistan, in the violence-plagued city of Peshawar, about 120 kilometers (75 miles) from the country's capital, Islamabad. Witnesses told CNN affiliate Geo News that at least one suicide bomber blew himself up in a crowded bazaar near the church entrance as crowds of worshipers were leaving a Sunday morning service. Some of the victims were children, the witnesses said. The outside of...
  • Police identify intruder shot to death by a Northland homeowner

    09/08/2013 4:08:50 AM PDT · by kevcol · 40 replies
    The Kansas City Star ^ | September 5, 2013 | CHRISTINE VENDEL and GLENN E. RICE
    Robinson allegedly stole three vehicles in a pre-dawn crime spree that ended with his death inside a residential garage in the 9000 block of North Garfield Avenue in Kansas City, North. He allegedly fought with the homeowner, who killed him with two shotgun blasts after Robinson stole keys and tried to drive off in the family’s vehicle. The homeowner’s wife held their child and hid in a closet while calling 911 after Robinson broke into their home, police said.
  • Wow: Runner Escapes Boston Bombs, Texas Blast

    04/19/2013 8:15:21 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 6 replies
    Newser ^ | 04/18/2013 | By John Johnson
    Not too many people can relate to this week better than Austin's Joe Berti. He raced in the Boston Marathon and figures he crossed the finish line about 30 seconds before the first bomb went off, reports AP. His wife got hit with shrapnel but escaped serious injury. The Bertis returned to Texas on Tuesday, and the next night, as he drove home from a meeting in Dallas on I-35, Joe's car got rocked by the explosion of the fertilizer plant in West, Texas. He survived that, too, even pulling over to snap a photo of the plume—as debris hit...
  • Did An 8th Century Gamma Ray Burst Irradiate Earth?

    01/21/2013 7:50:06 AM PST · by blam · 51 replies
    Science Daily ^ | 1-21-2013 | Science Daily
    Did An 8th Century Gamma Ray Burst Irradiate Earth?Science DailyJanuary 21,2013 A nearby short duration gamma-ray burst may be the cause of an intense blast of high-energy radiation that hit the Earth in the 8th century, according to new research led by astronomers Valeri Hambaryan and Ralph NeuhÓ“user. The two scientists, based at the Astrophysics Institute of the University of Jena in Germany, publish their results in the journal Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. In 2012 scientist Fusa Miyake announced the detection of high levels of the isotope Carbon-14 and Beryllium-10 in tree rings formed in 775 CE,...
  • Taliban Blasts Kabul Hours After Obama Visit

    05/02/2012 6:57:19 AM PDT · by TopDeadCenter · 6 replies
    www.foxnews.com ^ | May 2, 2012 | Associated Press
    KABUL, Afghanistan – A suicide car bomber and Taliban militants disguised in burqas attacked a compound housing hundreds of foreigners in the Afghan capital on Wednesday, killing seven people, officials and witnesses said. The Taliban said the attack was a response to President Barack Obama's surprise visit just hours earlier. At least 17 people were also wounded in the assault, most of them Afghan children on their way to school, the Interior Ministry said. The second major assault in Kabul in less than three weeks, the attack highlights the Taliban's continued ability to strike in the heavily guarded capital even...
  • Gaza: Mysterious Blast Hits Home of Senior Terrorist

    01/14/2012 11:08:14 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 35 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 14/1/12
    Palestinian officials say that at least one person was killed in an explosion that hit a Rafah home of a senior terrorist, Popular Resistance Committees Secretary-General Zuheir Qeisi. At least six other Palestinians were wounded....
  • Blast at Jamrud Khyber agency Petrol Pumps, 30 Killed and 51 injured

    01/10/2012 2:08:28 AM PST · by musarratullah · 1 replies
    youthmedia ^ | 9 January 2012 | MusarratUllahJan
    Jamrud, Terrorist has blast the vehicle through remote control in Jamrud Market Khyber agency on Tuesday. The incident happened at 11.40 am at Jamrud market at PBS petrol pump. The destroyed the Petrol Pump and 10 Vehicle which was used to carry the passenger to Terah valley. According to Assistant Political Agent Mohammad Jamil terrorist has fix an explosive in Datsun from Bara that used for carrying Passenger to Terah Valley of Khyber Agency. In result twenty people killed and 28 injured, which is sent to Jamrud Hospital and Hayat Abad Medical Complex for medical treatment. APA Jamil Khan informed...
  • Blast occurred in Shabqadar near police check post, 1 died 1 injured.

    11/12/2011 1:14:11 AM PST · by musarratullah · 1 replies
    www.allvoices.com ^ | 12 november | MusarratUllahJan
    Shabqadar, Blast has occurred near Dando Bridge Shabqadar on police check post, in the result one police head Constable Mohammad Ayaz died and another Cops Fazal Raheem Injured in blast. According to local police Dando Bridge police check post is out from Shabqadar area and on its situated way to Mohammand Agency (tribal agency.) Blast was occurred on Saturday morning on 8.30 am when police came there for duty and blast occurred. Blast partially damaged the check post and one head constable Mohammad Ayaz who’s the resident of Takht Bhai killed and another Cops Fazal Raheem injured. After the blast...
  • Suicide blast in Swabi, 3 killed including political leader, 6 injured

    11/07/2011 3:22:12 AM PST · by musarratullah · 2 replies
    www.allvoices.com ^ | 7 november | MusarratUllahJan
    Swabi, Suicide bomber has target the ANP leader at Swabi Malik Abad, result 3 person killed in blast and 7 injured. The suicide bomber targets the vehicle of Ex Nazim Haneef Jadoon when he returns to his home after Eid Ul Azha Prayer. According to police Haneef Jadoon was returning his PRADO vehicle to home, he has guard and 6 year old son in vehicle. When the vehicle reached to his home, a suicide bomber blows himself near his vehicle, in result Haneef Jadoon whose Ex Nazim Tehsil and local leader of Awami National Party (Political Party) his 6 year...
  • Remote Control Blast in Peshawar, 11 people injured 2 were serious

    11/02/2011 4:37:09 AM PDT · by musarratullah · 1 replies · 1+ views
    www.allvoices.com ^ | 2 November 2011 | MusarratUllahJan
    Peshawar, Terrorist has target the tribal elder on Wednesday at Karhano market Peshawar. Malik TAJ is resident of Khyber agency and has different markets in Peshawar. Already he have clash with Lashker Islam (Islamic force) and so many time he was targeted before. According to police when the Malik TAJ Vehicle Tank B: 1059 enter in Karhano market , unknown terrorist whose fix explosive in Alto Car target the tribal elder vehicle. That make huge explosion in the city. The blast has destroyed the vehicle of Malik TAJ, 2 of his Security guard and Malik TAJ injured in blast. Blast...
  • Explosion in Peshawar City, 14 people injured, 2 Serious

    10/27/2011 11:44:25 PM PDT · by musarratullah
    www.thirdreport.com ^ | 27 october | musarratullah
    Peshawar — A blast has occurred at Rampura Market Peshawar early morning on Thursday that hit 5 cars and 3 shops. As a result, 14 persons have been injured, which were shifted to lady reading hospital for first Aid. According to Hashtangri Police, an unknown person fixed a timed explosive device at Tin near Jehan Market Rampura, which detonated at 8.20 am early this morning. The explosion was big and report of the blast could be heard in a 2 kilometer areaof the city. After the blast, local shopkeepers shifted the injured to Lady Reading hospital for medical help. The...
  • Remote Control Explosion at Dir Malakand, 4 People Killed

    10/25/2011 8:25:21 PM PDT · by musarratullah · 4 replies
    www.thirdreport.com ^ | 26 oct | musarratullahjan
    Samar Bagh — A blast occurred in the Dir Samar Bagh area ofMalakand early this morning, resulting in 4 deaths. According to localsources, unknown persons fixed a remote bomb near to the road, which detonated as a car carrying 4 localpeople from the Dir area passed by. The explosion hit the car and4 people were killed instantly. After the explosion, local people called police foremergency help. Police covered the area and determined it was a remotecontrol bomb. Police started search operations in the area, but as yet without results.
  • Militants blast the house of Peace Force Volunteer in tribal belt.

    10/08/2011 2:22:39 AM PDT · by musarratullah
    www.allvoices.com ^ | 8 October 2011 | MusarratUllahJan
    Bara, 8 October 2011, Militants in Khyber agency has blast the house of Peace force Volunteer today. According to local sources militants from Lashker Islam (Force of Islam) targeted the house of Peace force Volunteer named Yaseen Khan. Yaseen khan recently joins the Aka Khel Peace force against Militants in Khyber agency. Militants used explosive to blast the house of Yaseen Khan, but there no casualty in blast, after blast militants kidnapped the Yaseen Khan Nephew name Saif Ullah. After the incident local community informed the Khasa Dar Force and they were start search operation in different area, but till...
  • Blast occurred in Acheni Mera area of Peshawar, 3 people injured

    09/30/2011 10:28:08 PM PDT · by musarratullah
    www.allvoices.com ^ | 1 October 2011 | MusarratUllahJan
    Peshawar, 1 October 2011, explosion has occurred in Acheni Mera area of Sarband near Khyber agency early morning. The area which is near to Police station Sarband, unknown person fix a bomb in front of Taj Mohammad Hujra (home), which blast early the morning, in result 3 persons named Bashir, Tariq and Qalandar Shah injured in blast. Taj Mohammad is resident of Landi Kotal area of Khyber Agency. Blast also hit the mosque and three vehicles, in Hujra, after blast local people starts and they sent the injured to hospital for medical treatment. Police also start investigation of the incident....
  • US official: Blast in Michigan was from car bomb

    09/21/2011 12:51:29 PM PDT · by Nachum · 39 replies
    msnbc ^ | 9/21/11 | staff
    MONROE, Mich. — A blast that turned a vehicle along a Michigan street into a blackened shell and seriously injured an attorney and his two sons was the result of a car bomb, police said Wednesday. Emergency responders rushed to the site of the Tuesday evening explosion near a highway underpass in Monroe, about 35 miles southwest of Detroit, the Monroe Police Department said. The vehicle's three occupants were taken to St. Vincent Medical Center in Toledo, Ohio, about 20 miles south of Monroe. They were listed in serious condition Wednesday. The blast came from a car bomb, Donald Dawkins,...
  • Suicide attack in Karachi, 8 killed including woman

    09/18/2011 9:18:23 PM PDT · by musarratullah · 1 replies
    www.allvoices.com ^ | 19 september 2011 | MusarratUllahJan
    Karachi, 19 September 2011: suicide bomber hit the police officer house in Karachi city , in result 5 police cops , 3 civilian including woman and child were killed in attack. Several people were injured in a car bomb attack targeting a senior police official in the Darakshan area of Karachi on Monday. According to report from the blast site said at least 8 people had been killed. The explosion left an eight feet crater in the ground. The blast occurred outside the house of Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Crime Investigation Department (CID) Chaudhry Aslam. The house, nearby buildings...
  • Political Administration announced Compensation of Suicide victim.

    08/20/2011 1:19:35 AM PDT · by musarratullah · 1 replies
    www.allvoices.com ^ | 20 August 2011 | MusarratUllahJan
    Peshawar 20 August 2011, Party Member of Pakistan Tehreek Insaf (Political Party) Kashif Ali has lost his life in Ghundi Suicide Blast. The funeral prayer has observed in his home village Ghundi Jamrud Khyber Agency. Relative, friends and people of village has attended the funeral of Kashif Ali at Ghundi Village. Kashif Ali one of those blast victim who’s come to mosque for Friday Prayers and Suicide bomber Target him along with other people. Kashif Ali has passed M.B.A (Finance) three month back and he was jobless. According to his Younger Brother Nasbat Ali his brother Kashif was going to...
  • Blast occurred during Juma Prayers in Khyber agency

    08/19/2011 2:56:12 AM PDT · by musarratullah · 1 replies
    www.allvoices.com ^ | 19 August 2011 | MusarratUllahJan
    Peshawar, 19 August 2011. According to local sources terrorist fix an explosive in Almadina Mosque Gundi village Jamrud, which blast during Juma Prayers, in result more than 40 people killed and 100 people injured in blast. After the blast local people send injured people to Hayat Abad Medical Complex and Khyber teaching hospital Peshawar for treatment. After explosion security forces cover the area for security.
  • Explosion occur in Charsadda, 6 people injured

    08/14/2011 7:44:38 PM PDT · by musarratullah · 6 replies
    www.allvoices.com ^ | 15 August 2011 | MusarratUllahJan
    Peshawar, 15 August 2011, a remote control bomb, which was fixing near Tableghi Mosque Nowshera Road Charsadda, was blast on Monday morning. According to local police terrorist hide the Explosive in Shopping Bag, fix at with the electric poll, which blast early in morning, in result 6 people injured in the blast. Blast creates heave noise in the area and people of the area out from their home, Blast partially damaged the nearest Car service station, also damage the electricity of the area. After the blast police cover the area and investigate the incident, its third Blast at Nowshera road...
  • Blast and suicide attack at Peshawar police 6 people killed 33 injured.

    08/11/2011 12:27:40 AM PDT · by musarratullah · 1 replies
    www.allvoices.com ^ | 11 August 2011 | MusarratUllahJan
    Peshawar 11 August, 2011 , unknown terrorist fix a remote control bomb in Circular road near Lahori Gate Peshawar , that hit police van CH 1636 , which carrying police cops for duty. In result of blast 4 police cops Syed Wali, Mehmood, Wajid and Syed Aftab Ali and the student of 4th class Asghar Ali who was going to school was killed in blast. Blast has hit the nearby 6 shops and house, that partially damaged. One students of 4th class Named Ashger Ali whose was going to school also hit by remote control blast. According to SSP Operation...
  • Issa, Grassley blast Holder in letter after secret meeting with ATF’s Ken Melson

    07/06/2011 8:26:44 AM PDT · by Nachum · 48 replies · 1+ views
    The Daily Caller ^ | 7/6/11 | Matthew Boyle
    Top Republican lawmakers have authored an explosive new letter containing details of secret testimony by acting ATF Director Kenneth Melson, which reveal for the first time the extent to which his agency was involved in an international gun selling scandal. House Oversight Committee Chairman Rep. Darrell Issa, California Republican, and Sen. Chuck Grassley, Iowa Republican, fired off the letter to Attorney General Eric Holder Tuesday detailing what Melson told Congressional investigators in a secret July 4 testimony. One key takeaway from the meeting was that Melson acknowledged to investigators that agents had witnessed transfers of weapons from straw purchasers to...
  • Memorial services of Peshawar cantt blast victims have been praying in different cities.

    06/12/2011 2:32:45 AM PDT · by musarratullah
    www.allvoices.com ^ | 12 june 2011 | MusarratUllahJan
    Peshawar, June 12, 2011, thirty seven people memorial services including local journalist have been pray in different parts of KPK Province. More then 37 people killed and 109 people injured in twin blast in Peshawar cantt yesterday night. According to police the first blast occurred in a small restaurant at the back of the Khyber Super Market in Peshawar Cantonment at around 11:45pm. When people, many of them journalists, gathered at the site of the explosion for coverage and rescue of the wounded, another powerful bomb ripped through. In result local journalist Asfandyar Khan Chamkani killed in blast the injured...
  • Remote control blast occurs in Mattani area, 4 killed 3 injured in blast.

    06/09/2011 3:10:51 AM PDT · by musarratullah
    www.allvoices.com ^ | 9 June 2011 | Musarrat UllahJan
    Peshawar, 9 June 2011, terrorist fixed a remote control bomb in Ladawar area of mattani near road , which exploded on vehicle in result 4 people of kala Khel area are died and 3 injured in blast. Blast occurred on 10 am Wednesday. Police cordon up the area and inured send to lady ready hospital Peshawar for medical treatment. According to bomb disposal unit more then 4 kilogram explosive used in pressure cooker bomb, which fix in garbage near road. Bomb was exploding on vehicle which that brings people to Kala Khel area of mattani. Blast destroyed the nearest school...
  • Blast occurred in mattani Market 6 killed in blast.

    06/05/2011 1:30:34 AM PDT · by musarratullah · 3 replies
    www.allvoices.com ^ | 5 june 2011 | musarrat ullah jan
    Peshawar, June 5 2011, terrorist has fix a remote control bomb in mattani market at Kala Khel bus stand in vehicle, in result of blast 6 people died including woman and children also 10 people injured in blast. According to police unknown person confirm his seat in vehicle and he leave a book which loaded in explosive , after some time blast occurred , which hit 6 vehicle also in area. Bomb disposal unit confirm that 5 kilo explosive used in blast and it’s attached with time device. They found some evidence of time bomb. Police start invigoration of the...
  • Massive blast kills 24 in NW Pakistan

    05/26/2011 1:50:25 PM PDT · by Cardhu · 4 replies
    PressTV ^ | May 26th 2011 | Staff
    At least 24 people have been killed and over 50 others injured after a massive car bomb struck a police station in Pakistan's northwestern town of Hangu. The incident took place on Thursday as a bomber in a pickup truck detonated his explosives, a Press TV correspondent reported. "The bomber blew up the car at a checkpoint close to the police station," police deputy inspector general Masood Khan Afridi said. Nearby houses and 15 shops were completely destroyed in the blast. Police said the toll could rise as many of those wounded are in serious condition. The Pakistani Taliban claimed...
  • Militants blast the school in kurram agency, one injured.

    04/03/2011 9:37:30 PM PDT · by musarratullah · 6 replies
    own ^ | 4 april 2011 | musarrat ullah jan
    Peshawar 4 April 2011, militants burn the Government High School Badama early morning. According to local sources militants fix a remote control bomb, that destroyed the schools after the blast they burn the school. Political administration confirmed that one teacher injured in incident. Administration cordons area and start search operation in Badama Area of kurram agency.
  • 'Who The Hell Do You Think You Are?' Farrakhan Blast Obama For Calling For Qaddafi to Step Down

    03/20/2011 11:11:20 AM PDT · by Nachum · 75 replies
    Fox News ^ | 3/20/11 | Staff
    Farrakhan goes on a rant on Chicago radio about Obama calling for Qaddafi to step down. FARRAKHAN: "I warn my brother do you let these wicked demons move you in a direction that will absolutely ruin your future with your people in Africa and throughout the Arab world...Why don't you organize a group of respected Americans and ask for a meeting with Qaddafi, you can't order him to step down and get out, who the hell do you think you are?
  • Cuban-American Lawmakers Blast Obama's Plan to Ease Cuba Travel Restrictions

    01/16/2011 8:47:16 AM PST · by Nachum · 24 replies
    Fox News ^ | 1/16/11 | Staff
    Republican lawmakers of Cuban descent sharply criticized President Obama's plans to loosen Cuban travel policy to allow students and church groups to go to the communist country, saying the changes will benefit the Castro regime while doing little for the average citizen. "Loosening these regulations will not help foster a pro-democracy environment in Cuba," said U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, chairwoman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee. "These changes will not aid in ushering in respect for human rights. And they certainly will not help the Cuban people free themselves from the tyranny that engulfs them."
  • Blast at Iranian missile site kills 18 Rev Guards (western media has been ignoring this story)

    10/17/2010 5:29:14 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 27 replies · 1+ views
    American Thinker ^ | 10/17/2010 | Rick Moran
    This is a story that gets curiouser and curiouser the more you look at it... Originally reported by the unreliable DEBKA website , we can now confirm some of the details of this story via the Iranian's own news agency: Eighteen people were killed in a fire at an ammunitions store in a Revolutionary Guards base in Iran, the Fars news agency quoted a commander of the elite force as saying Wednesday in the latest toll."In yesterday's explosion at one of the Guards' bases in Lorestan (in western Iran), 18 people were killed and 14 wounded," commander Yadollah Bouali...
  • Marine absorbs IED blast, walks away

    07/25/2010 3:58:43 PM PDT · by 1rudeboy · 59 replies · 1+ views
    www.marines.mil ^ | June 23, 2010 | By Sgt. Mark Fayloga, Regimental Combat Team 7
    SOUTHERN SHORSURAK, HELMAND PROVINCE, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan — Cpl. Matt Garst should be dead. Few people survive stepping on an improvised explosive device. Even fewer walk away the same day after directly absorbing the force of the blast, but Garst did just that. A squad leader with 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, Garst was leading his squad on a patrol in Southern Shorsurak, Afghanistan, June 23 to establish a vehicle checkpoint in support of Operation New Dawn. The men were four miles from Company L's newly established observation post when they approached an abandoned compound close to where they...
  • Blast Jolts Oil World

    04/22/2010 7:36:09 AM PDT · by metmom · 98 replies · 4,347+ views
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | April 22, 2010 | BEN CASSELMAN, RUSSELL GOLD And ANGEL GONZALEZ
    NEW ORLEANS—A massive fire on an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico left 11 workers missing and cast a pall over an offshore drilling boom that stands to dramatically lift U.S. energy output. View Full Image ipadphoto Associated Press The Deepwater Horizon rig was listing in the Gulf of Mexico as rescuers sought the missing. The platform, operated by a contractor for BP, is part of a deep-offshore drilling boom seen as key to future U.S. output. ipadphoto ipadphoto Rescuers scoured the Gulf for the unaccounted workers late Wednesday as firefighters struggled to quench a towering fire that forced...
  • Blast in Moscow Metro Kills at Least 25 (terrorism)

    03/28/2010 10:09:56 PM PDT · by bitt · 132 replies · 4,304+ views
    foxnews.com ^ | 3/29/2010 | Reuters
    Blast in Moscow Metro Kills at Least 25 Reuters At least 25 people were killed in an explosion that rocked the Lubyanka metro station in central Moscow on Monday, Itar-Tass news agency reported. MOSCOW -- At least 25 people were killed in an explosion that rocked the Lubyanka metro station in central Moscow on Monday, Itar-Tass news agency reported. At least 10 people were wounded in the blast, it said, quoting the Emergencies Ministry.
  • Blast kills at least two in Hezbollah Beirut stronghold

    12/26/2009 2:33:23 PM PST · by csvset · 7 replies · 466+ views
    BEIRUT: At least two people were killed late Saturday in a blast that shook Hezbollah's stronghold in southern Beirut, a security official said.
  • Senior Hezbollah official killed in Lebanon blast

    10/12/2009 12:42:38 PM PDT · by Fali_G · 43 replies · 2,608+ views
    A senior official of the Hezbollah militant group was killed on Monday evening when an explosion rocked a house apparently serving as a munitions bunker in south Lebanon. At least five other people were killed in the blast, which took place in a three-story building in the southern Lebanese village of Tayr Filsi, on the southern bank of the Litani River. The identity of the militant has not yet been confirmed, but security sources listed his son among the fatalities. The area was cordoned off and Hezbollah could not be reached for comment.
  • Flashback: Minnesota Republicans Blast Stimulus Bill["This is Fantasy Economics" Bachmann]

    10/10/2009 5:16:49 AM PDT · by Son House · 12 replies · 736+ views
    Minnesota Public Radio ^ | February 12, 2009 | by Mark Zdechlik
    The House of Representatives is expected to vote Friday on the massive economic stimulus plan. All of the Republican members of Minnesota's Congressional delegation say they plan to vote against the bill. St. Paul, Minn. — The members of Congress who represent Minnesotans are spilt largely along party lines on the tax cuts and new spending in the $789 billion economic stimulus package. Republicans John Kline, Michele Bachmann and Erik Paulsen plan to cast no votes. "We hear about fantasy football games. This is fantasy economics," Bachmann said. Bachmann, who represents the 6th District, said the plan spends far too...
  • Huge blast heard in Pakistani city of Peshawar [2 bombs; Taliban claims responsibility]

    09/25/2009 11:22:10 PM PDT · by rdl6989 · 31 replies · 1,855+ views
    Reuters ^ | Sept 26, 2009
    ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - A huge explosion rocked Pakistan's main northwestern city of Peshawar on Saturday, police and residents said. "It was a very big explosion. I could see smoke rising from the scene," Asad Ali, a resident, said by telephone from Peshawar. Police said they were investigating. A Taliban suicide bomber earlier crashed his explosives-laden truck into a police station in Bannu, also in northwestern Pakistan, killing six people and wounding 30, police said.
  • Thousands of downtown DC protesters blast Obama

    09/12/2009 4:21:44 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 40 replies · 3,450+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 9/12/09 | Nafeesa Syeed - ap
    WASHINGTON – Tens of thousands of protesters fed up with government spending marched to the U.S. Capitol on Saturday, showing their disdain for the president's health care plan with slogans such as "Obamacare makes me sick" and "I'm not your ATM." The line of protesters clogged several blocks near the Capitol, according to the D.C. Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency. Demonstrators chanted "enough, enough" and "We the People." Others yelled "You lie, you lie!" and "Pelosi has to go," referring to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. Throngs of people waved U.S. flags and held signs reading "Go Green Recycle...
  • Slovakia mourns 20 killed in coal mine blast, fire

    08/12/2009 11:40:37 AM PDT · by lizol · 3 replies · 201+ views
    AP via Google News ^ | Aug. 12, 2009
    Slovakia mourns 20 killed in coal mine blast, fire (AP) BRATISLAVA, Slovakia — Slovakia is observing a day of mourning for 20 fatal victims of a fire and explosion in a coal mine, one of the worst accidents in the country's history. Rescue officials have recovered 18 bodies from the Handlova mine in central Slovakia and say they are certain that the two missing miners are also dead. Flags are flying at half-staff across the country Wednesday, and radio and television stations have canceled broadcasts of any entertainment programs. The explosion, caused by gases released in the fire, trapped the...
  • Airmen save Iraqi girl's life after IED blast

    07/30/2009 5:31:51 PM PDT · by SandRat · 8 replies · 903+ views
    Air Force Link ^ | Staff Sgt. Jake Richmond, USAF
    7/30/2009 - JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq (AFNS) -- Security forces Airmen, emergency medics and hospital staff here saved an Iraqi girl after an improvised explosive device detonated at her feet in July near Joint Base Balad. The girl and her family had just attended a Joint Base Balad-sponsored clothing-and-toys distribution for local children at the east entry control point, but shortly after the event ended Airmen near the ECP heard an explosion. Maj. David Haigh and Master Sgt. Sua'ava Poti, 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing antiterrorism officers, along with Tech. Sgt. Jeremy Potts of the 332nd Expeditionary Security Forces Group, were...
  • Deadly blast in Pakistani village (Children killed, not America's fault)

    07/13/2009 4:45:21 PM PDT · by csvset · 10 replies · 320+ views
    BBC ^ | 13 July 2009 | Staff
    At least nine people, seven of them children, have been killed in an explosion at a house in Punjab province in Pakistan, hospital officials say. Police said explosives appeared to have detonated in the home of a cleric who taught religious education to children. Punjab's main city, Lahore, has been the target of deadly attacks in recent months, including one on the Sri Lankan cricket team in March. 'Indoctrination centre' Pakistan's military is currently in the middle of operations in its north-west to clear the Swat valley and South Waziristan regions of Taliban fighters. District co-ordination officer Kamran Khan said...
  • Bomb Blast Near South Philippine Cathedral Kills 5 [12 Hours Ago]

    07/05/2009 4:56:43 PM PDT · by Son House · 15 replies · 1,840+ views
    The Associated Press ^ | By JIM GOMEZ
    Suspected Muslim guerrillas detonated a bomb near a Roman Catholic cathedral in the southern Philippines on Sunday, killing at least five people and wounding 46. The bomb exploded outside the Immaculate Conception cathedral in Cotabato city as churchgoers were attending Mass. Two people were killed instantly in the attack and three others, including a militiaman, later died in hospitals, military officials said. Among the wounded were six soldiers and militiamen who were in an army van that passed by the cathedral when the device, fashioned from a mortar round, exploded, Cotabato city Mayor Muslimin Sema said. The improvised explosive, which...
  • Jewish Leaders Blast Clinton Over Israel Criticism (Not The Hillary Clinton They Used To Know)

    02/26/2009 6:45:09 PM PST · by Nachum · 84 replies · 1,547+ views
    wcbstv.com ^ | 2/26/09 | Marcia Kramer
    Zuckerman, Lawmakers, Local Jews Say Secretary Of State Not The Hillary Clinton They Used To Know Hillary Pressuring Israel To Speed Up Aid To Gaza. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks to members and guests of the Asia Society Feb. 13, 2009, in New York City. Secretary Clinton's speech was made ahead of her first official trip to the East Asian countries. Mario Tama/Getty Images In a swift about face from her views as New York's senator, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is now hammering Israel over its treatment of Palestinians in Gaza. As first lady, Clinton raised eyebrows...
  • Blast in crowded Cairo tourist area wounds 8

    02/22/2009 10:32:08 AM PST · by Nachum · 8 replies · 554+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 2/22/09 | ap
    Egyptian police said Sunday evening a bomb detonated outside a historic Cairo mosque in the crowded bazaar area frequented by tourists, wounding at least eight people. Blood stains could be seen in the front courtyard of Hussein mosque, next to the famed Khan el-Khalili bazaar in Islamic Cairo. Riot police had cordoned off the area and sniffer dogs could be seen as worshippers were being evacuated. A security official said police were attempting to defuse a second bomb. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to the press.
  • Damascus blast kills at least 17

    09/26/2008 11:48:08 PM PDT · by james500 · 39 replies · 1,770+ views
    BBC ^ | 06:35 GMT, Saturday, 27 September 2008
    At least 17 people been killed by a suspected car bomb in the Syrian capital Damascus, say local media reports. ... Syria's Dunia television said the explosion had targeted a security forces installation.
  • Military probes mystery blast in Arctic[Canada]

    08/08/2008 8:17:36 AM PDT · by BGHater · 51 replies · 671+ views
    CanWest News Service ^ | 07 Aug 2008 | Ed Struzik
    The Canadian military is sending a long-range Aurora aircraft to investigate reports of a mysterious explosion along Canada's Northwest Passage that may have killed several whales. The drama apparently began in the early-morning hours of July 31, when an Inuit hunting party at an outpost camp at Borden Peninsula on northeastern Baffin Island was alerted to the sound of an explosion, followed by a cloud of black smoke. An Inuit member of the Canadian Rangers, a military reservist unit stationed in the far North, reported the incident, and said a hunter at the camp saw several dead whales on shore...
  • Hamas Uses Huge Gaza Blast It Caused As Pretext To Launch Massive Attack Israel

    06/13/2008 8:55:25 AM PDT · by stevelackner · 22 replies · 103+ views
    STEVELACKNER.COM ^ | June 13, 2008 | Steven W. Lackner
    The BBC reports that Hamas has admitted that a massive explosion in the Gaza Strip on Thursday was caused by Jihadists preparing a terror operation against Israelis. Seven Palestinians, including a four-month-old baby were killed in the blast. "Members of the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades were trying to prepare for a Jihadoperation," Hamas said in a statement. The statement said six of those killed were Hamas jihadis, and the four-month-old baby of one of the jihadi's child. I guess it was take your baby to work day. Now this is the type of "martyrdom" operation we need more of. It is...