25 killed in suicide bombings, clashes with IS in Iraq

An army rocket barrage struck a vehicle bomb factory in the industrial area in the militant-seized city of Fallujah

Baghdad: At least 25 people were killed and some 50 others wounded in clashes with Islamic State (IS) militants and suicide bomb attacks across Iraq on Tuesday, security sources said. An army rocket barrage struck a vehicle bomb factory in the industrial area in the militant-seized city of Fallujah In Iraq’s western province of Anbar, at least More...

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By Agencies On Tuesday, July 7th, 2015
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31 rebels killed in Syria blast

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By Agencies On Friday, July 3rd, 2015
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30 Afghan police personnel killed in Taliban attacks

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