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32 die in Iraq suicide bombing

Jun 18 2013, 7:12am CDT | by

Baghdad, June 18 (IANS) At least 32 people were killed and over 50 injured in twin suicide bomb attacks at a mosque in the Iraqi capital, an interior ministry official said.

Baghdad, June 18 — At least 32 people were killed and over 50 injured in twin suicide bomb attacks at a mosque in the Iraqi capital, an interior ministry official said. The attacks occurred around...

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32 die in Iraq suicide bombing

Jun 18 2013, 7:12am CDT | by

Baghdad, June 18 (IANS) At least 32 people were killed and over 50 injured in twin suicide bomb attacks at a mosque in the Iraqi capital, an interior ministry official said.

Baghdad, June 18 — At least 32 people were killed and over 50 injured in twin suicide bomb attacks at a mosque in the Iraqi capital, an interior ministry official said.

The attacks occurred around midday at the al-Husseiniyah mosque in al-Qahira district, when two suicide bombers blew themselves up during prayers, Xinhua reported.

The official said the two attackers first shot dead the guards of the mosque with silenced weapons before entering the building and blowing up their explosive vests.

Ambulances, civilian and police vehicles evacuated the injured to various hospitals across the city.

BBC said Tuesday's attack comes a day after bombings killed at least 10 people in the cities of Taji and Fallujah near Baghdad.

Last month was the bloodiest in Iraq since June 2008, with 1,045 civilians and security officials killed.

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Since 2003, Americans have been encouraged to pray for Iraq. But after another display of barbarism by the Islamic State militants I realize I've grown tired of praying for Iraq. Now is the time to act. Do you realize that the Islamic State militants (also known as ISIS) is a terrorist army with an estimated 80,000 fighters? (30,000 in Iraq and 50,000 in Syria.) They were once closely affiliated with al-Qaeda but al-Qaeda ha ...
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Inhofe: ISIS strategizing to 'blow up' U.S. city

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The ranking Republican on the Armed Services Committee in the U.S. Senate is warning that ISIS terrorists, those who this week beheaded an American journalist, are working on a plan they could use to blow up an entire American city. The comments from Sen. Jim Inhofe, R-Okla., came in an interview with the Fox affiliate in Oklahoma City. He said the U.S. now is in “the most dangerous position we’ve ever been in.” Responding to questions about terror and the threat facing Americans ...
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Gen. Martin E. Dempsey was circumspect in describing the sort of broad effort that would be required to roll back ISIS in Syria ...
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Thursday at a Defense Department press conference, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel said it is clear after the beheading of American journalist James Foley it is clear ISIS is an immanent threat because they are "barbaric" and "they have no standard of decency." Hagel said, "As far as the imminent threat, I think the evidence is pretty clear. When we look at what they did to Mr. Foley, what they have threatened to do to all Americans and Europeans, What they are ...
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Officials Deny Reports Turkey Cedes Territory to Islamic State for Hostages

Aug 21 2014 3:54pm CDT | Source: Big Government

A Turkish newspaper claimed that Ankara has agreed to surrender territory to the Islamic State (IS) in exchange for 49 Turkish citizens who were taken hostage by the terror group in June. Taraf daily news reported that Turkey has agreed to surrender the tomb of Süleyman Sah, who was the grandfather of the founder of the Ottoman Empire, Osman I. The tomb lies within Syria’s borders but is the property of Turkey due to a treaty signed with Franc ...
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Pentagon: Islamic State Militants Will Regroup

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says U.S. airstrikes have helped Iraqi and Kurdish forces regain their footing in Iraq, but he expects Islamic State militants will regroup and stage a new offensive. The Islamic State "clearly poses a long-term threat," Hagel said in a Pentagon briefing Thursday, saying the group poses a threat "beyond anything we've seen." Joint C ...
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Action could boost Iraq vote pressure

Aug 21 2014 12:06pm CDT | Source: POLITICO

A small group of lawmakers urges congressional authorization of the latest military acti ...
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Rick Perry on Iraq: ‘I think all your options have to be open’

Aug 21 2014 12:05pm CDT | Source: Post Politics: - The Washington Post

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) on Thursday made his first public appearance in Washington since being indicted on two felony counts, calling for President Obama to ramp up U.S. military engagement in Iraq and delivering a scathing critique of the administration's immigration policies during a speech at a conservative think tank. Read full articl ...
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