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Islamic State claims blast killing 4 at Saudi mosque

Islamic State claimed responsibility for a bombing that killed four people at a Shi'ite Muslim mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia on Friday, the second attack claimed by the Sunni militant group in a week in the world's top oil-exporting cou

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Bombs outside two 5-star Baghdad hotels kill at least 10

Car bombs exploded in the parking lots of two heavily fortified five-star hotels in central Baghdad late on Thursday, killing at least 10 people, police and medical sources said. A further 30 people were wounded in the blasts, whi

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Suicide bomber strikes at Saudi mosque

A suicide bomber blew himself up at a Shi'ite mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia during Friday prayers, residents said, killing and wounding several people. One witness described a huge explosion at the Imam Ali mosque in the vill

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After Yemen attack, Saudi may struggle with peacemaker role

Saudi Arabia has bombed Yemen for four weeks but may be little closer to imposing influence in its war-torn neighbour. As the kingdom winds down the campaign it led against Yemen's Houthis, a militia allied to its regional riv

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Suicide bombers hit 2 mosques in Yemen, killing 50

Suicide bombers in the Yemeni capital Sanaa blew themselves up during noon prayers at two mosques used mainly by Shi'ite Muslims on Friday, killing at least 50 people and wounding scores, medical sources said, in a major escalation of the wo

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Bomb attacks kill at least 23 in north, central Nigeria

Boko Haram bombers killed 23 people on Thursday (February 26), authorities said, as the Islamist insurgents fight back against a military offensive launched by Nigeria and three neighbouring countries. A suicide bomber at a bus st

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Suicide bomb targets Somali officials in hotel, atleast 6 killed

A car bomber rammed the gate of a hotel in the centre of the Somali capital on Friday where some ministers and lawmakers had gathered, and a suicide attacker then blew himself up inside the compound, police officers said. Ambulanc

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2 policemen hurt in blast at Bahrain petrol station

Two policemen have been injured by a homemade bomb that exploded in a petrol station restroom in Bahrain. The incident happened at Jawad Services Station, in Meqsha, at around 10.40pm on Saturday (February 1) and was described as

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Pakistani 'bomb' boat blows up off Indian coast

A Pakistani fishing boat laden with explosives bound for India blew up, killing all four people on board, after the Indian Coast Guard tried to stop and search it, the Indian government said on Friday. It was not possible to indep

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Suicide bombers kill at least 7 in Yemen port

Suicide attackers set off two car bombs in Yemen's Red Sea port city of Hodeida on Thursday, killing themselves and seven other people, sources in the Shi'ite Muslim Houthi movement and medical officials told Reuters. Thre

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