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Suicide Bombing Kills 24 Near Baghdad

AP | SINAN SALAHEDDIN | Posted 12.24.2014 | World

BAGHDAD (AP) — A suicide bomber detonated his payload among a group of pro-government Sunni militiamen near the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Wednesday, ...

Afghan Officials Say Suicide Bomber Kills 'At Least 45' At Volleyball Tournament

AP | Posted 11.23.2014 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say that a suicide bomber has killed "at least 45" people in an attack on a volleyball tournament in the ...

Suicide Bomber Kills Dozens In Iraq

Reuters | Michael Georgy | Posted 10.27.2014 | World

By Michael Georgy BAGHDAD, Oct 27 (Reuters) - A suicide bomber killed at least 27 Shi'ite militiamen outside the Iraqi town of Jurf al-Sakhar on Mo...

Deadly Attacks In Iraq Kill At Least 43

AP | SINAN SALAHEDDIN | Posted 10.21.2014 | World

SINAN SALAHEDDIN, Associated Press BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's top Shiite cleric on Monday gave his support to the new government battling the Islamic ...

Returning to Jaffa Road

Rabbi Edward Bernstein | Posted 12.17.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Edward Bernstein

I lived through and observed this saga up close and have always been inspired by the strength and courage of Len and Vicki Eisenfeld and Arline Duker.

Deadly Suicide Bombing In Chechnya, Russian News Agencies Report

Reuters | Posted 12.05.2014 | World

By Thomas Grove MOSCOW, Oct 5 (Reuters) - A suicide bomber killed at least five police officers and wounded 12 others on Sunday during...

Pakistan Suicide Bombing Kills At Least 23

AP | Posted 06.08.2014 | World

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — An official in Pakistan says suicide bombers entered a hotel in southwestern Pakistan and killed 23 Shiite pilgrims returnin...

First American Suicide Bomber In Syria Identified

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 05.31.2014 | World

UDPATE 6.12 PM -- Law enforcement officials identified the American bomber as Moner Mohammad Abusalha, the New York Times reports. The newspaper adds...

How A Young Man Becomes A Suicide Bomber

AP | PAUL SCHEMM | Posted 05.21.2014 | Religion

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — There's a moment in the Moroccan film "Horses of God" when the protagonist and a friend successfully repair an old moped and c...

Suicide Bombing At Afghan Market Leaves Many Dead

AP | RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 05.17.2014 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber riding a rickshaw blew himself up outside a checkpoint near a market in northern Afghanistan on Tuesday, ...

The 'Taverna Du Liban' Bombing -- An Eleventh Hour Wakeup Call

Marco Reininger | Posted 03.24.2014 | Politics
Marco Reininger

The bombing is a bitter reminder of rampant self-deception in occupied Kabul, with its "Ring of Steel," and police checkpoints. A place where I myself became guilty of the perpetuation of talking vs. doing. It's a wake up call and broad hint to the fact that crunch time has begun.

Lebanon Ready to Collapse

Allan Topol | Posted 02.02.2014 | World
Allan Topol

Two weeks ago, a double suicide bombing outside the Iranian Embassy in Beirut killed 23 people and injured 147. This recent development shows the misery of Lebanon, which has continued for more than 50 years, enters a new and dangerous phase.

Suicide Bombing At Syrian School Kills At Least 6

AP | ALBERT AJI | Posted 11.04.2013 | World

DAMASCUS, Syria -- DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — A suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden truck in a central, Shiite Syrian village on Monday, state ...

Female Suicide Bomber Strikes Russian Bus

AP | LYNN BERRY | Posted 10.21.2013 | World

MOSCOW -- MOSCOW (AP) — A female suicide bomber blew herself up on a city bus in southern Russia on Monday, killing six people and injuring about 30...

Death Toll From Pakistan Church Bombing Climbs

AP | By RIAZ KHAN | Posted 11.22.2013 | World

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani Christians rallied Monday to denounce the deadliest attack ever in this country against the religious minority a...

Pakistan Church Bombing Kills 75 People

AP | RIAZ KHAN and SEBASTIAN ABBOT | Posted 11.22.2013 | World

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — A pair of suicide bombers blew themselves up amid hundreds of worshippers at a historic church in northwestern Pakistan on ...

Iraq Funeral Bombing, Other Attacks Kill 62

AP | ADAM SCHRECK and SAMEER N. YACOUB | Posted 11.21.2013 | World

BAGHDAD — Two suicide bombers, one in an explosives-laden car and the other on foot, struck a cluster of funeral tents packed with mourning fami...

The Other Two-State Solution: After 56 Years, Sri Lanka

Connor Ryan | Posted 10.08.2013 | World
Connor Ryan

Sri Lanka serves as a powerful example of what can come when two peoples share the same territory and yet possess different religions, cultures, and languages.

Suicide Bomber In Pakistan Kills 30 At Policeman's Funeral

AP | ABDUL SATTAR | Posted 10.08.2013 | World

QUETTA, Pakistan — A Taliban suicide bomber attacked a police officer's funeral in southwestern Pakistan on Thursday, killing 30 people gathered...

Wave Of Deadly Attacks Kill Dozens In Iraq

AP | ADAM SCHRECK | Posted 08.22.2013 | World

BAGHDAD — A suicide bombing inside a Shiite mosque during evening prayers and other attacks north of Baghdad killed 23 people in Iraq on Saturda...

Suicide Bombing Kills 6 In Northwest Pakistan

AP | RIAZ KHAN | Posted 06.28.2013 | World

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — A suicide bomber targeting police killed at least 10 people in northwestern Pakistan on Monday, including the son and nephe...

Dozens Killed In Suicide Attack At Baghdad Cafe

AP | By SAMEER N. YACOUB | Posted 06.19.2013 | World

BAGHDAD (AP) — Mortar shells and bombs targeted worshippers shortly after noon prayers on Friday at two mosques north of Baghdad, killing nine peopl...

For a Good Time in Los Angeles, COL COA!

Carine Fabius | Posted 06.16.2013 | Arts
Carine Fabius

On the same sad day, where the city of Boston fell victim to extreme violence, it is fitting that the first film I got to see was titled The Attack (L'Attentat in French), based on the international best-seller by Yasmina Khadra.

3 Killed, Dozens Wounded In Pakistan Court Attack

AP | RASOOL DAWAR and RIAZ KHAN | Posted 05.18.2013 | World

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — The Pakistani Taliban on Monday withdrew their offer of holding peace talks with the government, saying that the authoritie...

Wave Of Attacks Kill Dozens In Iraq

AP | ADAM SCHRECK | Posted 03.18.2013 | World

BAGHDAD — A suicide bomber driving a vehicle packed with explosives blew himself up outside the offices of a major Kurdish party in northern Ira...