Anger in Iraq after marketplace suicide attack toll jumps to 115

Jul 18, 2015

Anger in Iraq after marketplace suicide attack toll jumps to 115

An attack by the Islamic State group on a crowded marketplace in Iraq’s eastern Diyala province has killed 115 people, including women and children, in one of the deadliest single attacks in the country in the past decade. The mostly-Shiite victims were gathered to ...

Jul 18, 2015

Islamic State suicide car bomb kills over 100 in Iraq

More than 100 people were killed in a suicide car bombing at a busy market in an Iraqi town on Friday, one of the deadliest attacks carried out by Islamic State militants since they overran large parts of the country. The blast brought down ...

Jul 15, 2015

Syria rebel chief killed in IS-linked suicide bombing

A senior member of the Syrian Ahrar al-Sham rebel group was killed along with six other fighters Tuesday in a double suicide bombing in northwestern Syria, a monitor said. No group claimed responsibility for the attack, but the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said ...

Malala says 'stingy' world must boost aid to Syrian refugees

Jul 14, 2015

Malala says 'stingy' world must boost aid to Syrian refugees

Rich countries should spend less on weapons in the Syrian civil war and more on education, Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai said Monday, calling world leaders “quite stingy” as she toured a camp for the conflict’s refugees. Malala, a champion for girls’ education ...

Jul 11, 2015

Huge bombs kill 28 in Islamic State-held town: monitor

Syrian government troops killed at least 28 people, mostly civilians, on Saturday when its warplanes dropped massive makeshift bombs on a town held by the Islamic State group, a monitor said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the bombs used in the attacks ...