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  • 13 confirmed dead as suicide bomber attacks Saudi Arabian mosque

    08/06/2015 6:16:29 AM PDT · by 2banana · 36 replies
    The Independent | 06 August 2015 | Caroline Mortimer
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  • Quick succession of terrorist attacks has officials worried

    06/29/2015 6:26:27 PM PDT · by plain talk · 15 replies
    cnn ^ | June 29, 2015 | Don Melvin
    The attack Friday at a Tunisian beach resort killed at least 18 Britons, but officials said Monday the actual number was likely to be 30. That would make it by far the deadliest terrorist attack on Britons since the London transport bombings 10 years ago. Yet it was just one of three terrorist attacks on three continents that followed one another in frightening succession last week. While it is not yet known whether the attacks were linked, they have left officials in numerous countries concerned about how to keep their citizens safe. Not long after that, a bomb ripped through...
  • Saudi Arabia attack: Islamic State claims Shia mosque bombing

    05/22/2015 9:25:52 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 19 replies
    BBC ^ | 5-22-2015 | BBC
    The Islamic State (IS) group says it was behind a suicide bombing on a Shia mosque in Saudi Arabia that killed at least 10 people. The attack in Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province is the first to be claimed by the Saudi branch of IS, which was formally established last November. The claim was posted on Twitter with an image of the bomber by an account that is a reliable source on the group. IS has previously threatened to attack Shia Muslims in Saudi Arabia. Witnesses reported a huge blast at the Imam Ali mosque in the village of al-Qadeeh, in...
  • Iran Calls on Muslims to Fight 'Savage' U.S., British Terrorism

    07/21/2010 5:35:54 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 7 replies
    FoxNews ^ | July 21, 2010
    Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Wednesday called on Muslims to fight the "blind and savage terrorism" fueled by U.S. and Britain, whom he blamed for deadly bombings of an Iranian mosque.
  • Good Iraq Mission news-- US Iraqi troops extend assault against insurgents

    03/17/2006 8:43:12 PM PST · by lonestar67 · 16 replies · 685+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | March 17, 2006 | John Jonson and Richard Boudreaux
    BAGHDAD -- An Iraqi-U.S. operation targeting insurgents in the vast hardpan desert northeast of Samarra has led to the capture of a possible ringleader of the bombing of the Gold Mosque, Iraqi officials said today. On its second day, Operation Swarmer resulted in 48 arrests and the discovery of at least six weapons caches consisting of mortars, AK-47s and insurgent training manuals, officials said. ADVERTISEMENT The most important capture may be a leader of the group responsible for the bombing of the Golden Mosque, which set off a wave of sectarian violence between Sunnis and Shiites. More than 500 have...
  • Iranian Leader Believes Israel and US Stand Behind Iraq Mosque Blast

    02/23/2006 6:33:11 AM PST · by najida · 24 replies · 583+ views
    Al Bawaba | February 23, 2006 | a
    Posted: 23-02-2006 , 09:47 GMT The bombing of the holy shrines of Imam Hadi (AS) and Imam Hassan Askari in Iraq is indicative of the abject failure of the enemies of Islam, said Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in the western city of Shahr-e Kord. AhmadinejadAddressing a large number of local officials and scholars upon his arrival in the city, the president strongly condemned the "terrorist" act, saying it has its roots in the weakness and failure of the enemies of Islam and especially Israel and the US. "Those who have seen defeat from the wisdom of Islam express their anger...
  • Muslims ask Gov. Bush to probe plot

    08/25/2002 11:09:20 PM PDT · by weegee · 24 replies · 219+ views
    Associated Press via Houston Chronicle ^ | Aug. 25, 2002, 6:53PM | Associated Press
    MIAMI -- A Muslim group on Sunday asked Gov. Jeb Bush to provide leadership in the investigation of a doctor suspected of plotting to blow up dozens of mosques and an Islamic education center. Altaf Ali, executive director of the state chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, also asked that the state provide security at mosques until the threat of more attacks has passed. "We are really concerned about the safety of our children and the individuals that attend the mosques in Florida," Ali said. Robert J. Goldstein, 37, was arrested Friday and charged with possession of a non-registered...