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Curfew in parts of Mohmand after suicide bomber killed 28 on Friday

Curfew in parts of Mohmand after suicide bomber killed 28 on Friday

🕔10:00, 17.Sep 2016

PESHAWAR: A curfew was imposed in the village of Butmaina and adjoining areas, where security forces also launched search operation after a suicide bomber killed 28 people and wounded dozens more as they attended Friday prayers at a mosque in a north-western Pakistani tribal area, officials said.

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IS leader for Iraq’s Anbar province killed in air strike: Pentagon

IS leader for Iraq’s Anbar province killed in air strike: Pentagon

🕔00:50, 10.May 2016

WASHINGTON: A US-led coalition air strike has killed a senior Islamic State leader in Iraq’s Anbar province, along with three other IS jihadists, the Pentagon said Monday.

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Islamic State takes military barracks, dam in Iraq’s Anbar: sources

Islamic State takes military barracks, dam in Iraq’s Anbar: sources

🕔18:14, 25.Apr 2015

BAGHDAD: Islamic State militants in Iraq took partial control of a water dam and military barracks guarding it in the western Anbar province after fierce fighting through the night that continued on Saturday, security sources and witnesses said.

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Iran rejects U.S. action in Iraq, ISIL tightens Syria border grip

Iran rejects U.S. action in Iraq, ISIL tightens Syria border grip

🕔10:37, 23.Jun 2014

ANBAR, IRAQ: Iran’s supreme leader accused the United States on Sunday of trying to retake control of Iraq by exploiting sectarian rivalries, as Sunni insurgents drove towards Baghdad from new strongholds along the Syrian border. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s condemnation of

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Gunmen occupy Iraqi university campus, take students hostage

Gunmen occupy Iraqi university campus, take students hostage

🕔17:39, 7.Jun 2014

RAMADI: Gunmen occupied a university in Iraq’s western province of Anbar on Saturday, taking hundreds of students and their professors hostage inside the campus, security sources said. After fighting their way past the guards, the militants managed to break into

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