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Twin Bombings Kill Dozens In Istanbul, Leave Over 150 Wounded

Reuters | Paul Vale | Posted 12.12.2016 | World

ISTANBUL, Dec 11 (Reuters) - An offshoot of the militant Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) claimed responsibility on Sunday for twin bombings that killed ...

Car Bomb Kills 6 Jordanian Troops At Syria Border

Reuters | Rebecca Falconer | Posted 06.21.2016 | World

AMMAN (Reuters) -- The U.S. government condemned as a "cowardly terrorist act" a car bomb attack that killed six Jordanian border guards in a military...

Turkey On High Alert As U.S. Warns About 'Credible Threats' To Tourists

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 04.09.2016 | World

ISTANBUL, April 9 (Reuters) - Turkish police carried out a controlled explosion of a bag left in Istanbul's popular Taksim square on Saturday, a Reute...

Deadly Bombings Kill Scores In Syria As U.S. And Russia Talk Ceasefire

Reuters | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 01.03.2017 | World

AMMAN/BEIRUT, Feb 21 (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday he and his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, had reached a provis...

Deadly Car Bomb Hits Near Entrance Of Kabul Airport

Associated Press | Eline Gordts | Posted 08.10.2015 | World

KABUL, Aug 10 (Reuters) - A car bomb exploded near the entrance to Kabul airport on Monday, killing at least five people and ratcheting up regional te...

The 1998 Bombing of Embassy Nairobi

ADST | Posted 08.07.2016 | World

I thought the building was going to collapse, and I was pretty sure I was going to die. At the same time I was calmly thinking "this building is going to fall and I'm going to die." I vaguely remember a shadow, like a white cloud, moving past me and the rattle of the tea cup.

Friday Talking Points -- Potholes on the Moral High Road

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Today's big economic news was that the unemployment rate is down to 7.3 percent, the lowest it has been since 2008. In the first year President Obama took office, the Great Recession spiked the rate to 10.0 percent, to put this figure into perspective.

The Evolving Landscape in Syria and Implications for Greater Kurdistan

Daniel Wagner | Posted 11.06.2013 | World
Daniel Wagner

The ease with which violence in Iraq and Syria has negatively impacted surrounding countries underscores the declining significance of borders throughout the Levant.

'World’s Wildest Police Videos': Cop Caught In Car Bomb Blast

Posted 05.08.2012 | TV

The Series Premiere of the rebooted "World’s Wildest Police Videos" (Mon., 8 p.m. ET on Spike TV) got off to an explosive start with shocking footag...

Iran: Israel, US Killed Nuclear Scientist

Reuters | Posted 03.12.2012 | World

By Ramin Mostafavi TEHRAN, Jan 11 (Reuters) - An Iranian nuclear scientist was blown up in his car by a motorbike hitman on Wednesday...

Afghan Intelligence Official Killed By Car Bomb

Reuters | Posted 10.03.2011 | World

KUNDUZ, Afghanistan, Aug 4 (Reuters) - A car bomb killed an intelligence official from Afghanistan's northern Kunduz city on Thursday morning, a spoke...

Norway's Massacre of the Innocents

Kate Southwood | Posted 09.23.2011 | World
Kate Southwood

Friday's combined attacks were aimed at the ruling Labor party, but they were horrifyingly and more specifically aimed at killing the young people who would have been the future of Norway's Labor party: a massacre of the innocents.

Bombs Explode In Iraq, Kill At Least 21 People

Reuters | Posted 08.20.2011 | World

BAGHDAD, June 21 (Reuters) - At least 21 people were killed on Tuesday when bombs exploded at a checkpoint outside a provincial governor's house in ce...

On Car Bombs and Righteous Leaks: A Conversation With Robert Baer

Dan Lybarger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dan Lybarger

Robert Baer retired from the Central Intelligence Agency after 20 years in 1997, but he's still learning about security threats from the region that was his specialty, the Middle East.

As Commonwealth Games Approach: Travelers' Odds Are Still Good

Molly Hunter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Molly Hunter

Avoiding political protests and religious sites on holidays are easy ways to dodge the threat of terrorism, but how can travelers ensure their safety without compromising their adventures?

Faisal Shahzad Discusses Pakistan Taliban Contacts, Official Tells NYT

New York Times | Mark Mazetti And Scott Shane | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WASHINGTON -- American officials said Wednesday that it was very likely that a radical group once thought unable to attack the United States had playe...

Faisal Shahzad Resume, CV Boasts That Terror Suspect Is 'Good Team Player'

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Faisal Shahzad's resume has been posted online by NBC News. The Times Square car bomb suspect's three-page resume includes detailed descriptions of h...

Glenn Beck Gets It Right

Robert Scheer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Robert Scheer

While some Republican politicians attempted to turn the Shahzad chase and investigation into an occasion for attacking civil liberties, it is clear that it moved forward in an extremely effective and expeditious manner.

Faisal Shahzad Got Past Federal Officials Trailing Him: Arrest Was Planned At Terror Suspect's Home

Associated Press / Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (AP / Huffington Post)-- Two people familiar with the Times Square bomb probe say federal officials lost track of suspect Faisal Shahzad (FY'...

Times Square Bombing Attempt: Was There A South Park Connection? (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Investigators are looking into the possibility that Saturday's failed attempt to ignite a car bomb in Times Square was carried out in reaction to a co...

America the Absurd

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Charles Karel Bouley

We have to be numb. Otherwise, the largest energy program in our history would be underway to get rid of the 1/3 of the oil we pump ourselves and replace it with wind, solar, geothermal, tidal energy and more.

Faisal Shahzad, Times Square Car Bomb Suspect, Pleads Guilty

AP / Huffington Post | TOM HAYS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- Calling himself a Muslim soldier, a defiant Pakistan-born U.S. citizen pleaded guilty Monday to carrying out the failed Times Square car b...

Jihadi Website Encourages Fake Bombs To Exhaust NYPD | By Alison Gendar | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

They want to kill us, but in the meantime, terrorists may just mess with our heads. A well-known jihadi Web site called on supporters to plant fake b...

Times Square Car Bomb: an American Muslim View

Sumbul Ali-Karamali | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sumbul Ali-Karamali

I hope we can remember the Muslim Senegalese man who raised the alarm about the smoking car, as well as the criminal who put it there. Muslims, like people of all religions, do good things and bad things.

The F Word: Kabul, I Think We Have A Problem

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

At least 18 are dead including six NATO officials, five of them Americans, after a suicide attack by the Taliban. That news could sound like another r...