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Woman admits to killing her infant with Koran

Woman admits to killing her infant with Koran | The Pulp Ark Gazette | Scoop.it

"At the same time, I suggested she could read passages from the Koran for support, as we’re both Muslims."

 

However, when he arrived home the father found his child dead with 39 wounds to its body, the majority of which were caused by the holy book.

 

The 28-year-old mother was subsequently charged with murder, with an alternative charge of aggravated manslaughter.

 

“The woman intentionally killed her child. She smothered it to death and the Koran was the murder weapon,” prosecutor Anders Johansson said in court, according to Expressen.

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It took under 15 minutes for Halamish attacker to jump the fence, carry out attack

It took under 15 minutes for Halamish attacker to jump the fence, carry out attack | The Pulp Ark Gazette | Scoop.it

According to Manelis, al-Abed published a Facebook post where stated that he was expecting to die just before he left his West Bank village to carry out the attack in Halamish. Carrying a backpack with a Quran, wallet and bottle of water, al-Abed jumped the fence and arrived at the family’s home which was close to the entrance of the settlement. When he arrived he is believed to have purified himself with the bottle of water before stabbing to death a grandfather and his two adult children.

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IS executes 200 Turkmens, last local leader in Tal Afar

IS executes 200 Turkmens, last local leader in Tal Afar | The Pulp Ark Gazette | Scoop.it

The Iraqi Turkmens, who included children and women, were held by IS militants two months ago and were killed during their attempt to flee toward safe regions, Nour Eddin Qablan, deputy chief of Nineveh provinvial council, told Anadolu Agency on Tuesday.

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At Least 18 Dead in Car Bombings in Damascus

At Least 18 Dead in Car Bombings in Damascus | The Pulp Ark Gazette | Scoop.it

A suicide bomber blew up the car he was driving near the heart of Damascus after being surrounded by security forces, while two other car bombs were detonated after security forces tried to intercept the vehicles on the edge of the city.

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Indonesian policeman among two killed in Aidilfitri attack on Medan police HQ

Indonesian policeman among two killed in Aidilfitri attack on Medan police HQ | The Pulp Ark Gazette | Scoop.it

Wielding a knife and a machete, the men shouted "Allahu Akbar" (God is great), as they entered a security post in the police headquarters and stabbed to death an officer, the Indonesian police said.

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Car bomb kills 30 people outside Afghanistan bank

Car bomb kills 30  people outside Afghanistan bank | The Pulp Ark Gazette | Scoop.it

 A suicide bomber driving an explosive-packed car targeted the New Kabul Bank branch in Lashkar Gah, said Omar Zwak, a spokesman for Helmand province.

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Female suicide bombers kill 12, wound others in Nigeria's Borno state

Female suicide bombers kill 12, wound others in Nigeria's Borno state | The Pulp Ark Gazette | Scoop.it

Borno state police spokesman Victor Isuku said the attacks took place on Sunday at around 08:30 p.m. (1930 GMT) in Kofa community, around 8 km (5 miles) from the state capital Maiduguri.

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Residents fleeing Marawi saw around 100 bodies, Philippines official says

Residents fleeing Marawi saw around 100 bodies, Philippines official says | The Pulp Ark Gazette | Scoop.it

Marawi, on the southern island of Mindanao, has been under siege for weeks, following a shock invasion by Islamic militants loyal to Abu Sayyaf commander Isnilon Hapilon in May.

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31 killed in al-Shabab attack on restaurant in Somali capital

31 killed in al-Shabab attack on restaurant in Somali capital | The Pulp Ark Gazette | Scoop.it

Police captain Mohamed Hussein said many of the victims were killed at point-blank range after the attackers hunted them down.


Police say nearly 40 people were wounded in the assault that began when a car bomb exploded outside the Pizza House restaurant in Mogadishu.

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Shabab claims killing 60 Somali troops, taking town

Shabab claims killing 60 Somali troops, taking town | The Pulp Ark Gazette | Scoop.it

Military spokesman for the al-Qaeda-linked group Abdiasis Abu Musab said in a statement that its fighters had killed 61 soldiers after overrunning a military base in Af Urur town on Thursday.

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Dramatic new footage shows moment Notre Dame 'terrorist' launched his attack

Dramatic new footage shows moment Notre Dame 'terrorist' launched his attack | The Pulp Ark Gazette | Scoop.it

Farid Ikken, 40, of Algerian origin, has been identified as the attacker who emerged from a crowd of tourists yesterday afternoon and swung his weapons at three police officers.

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Qatar row: Six countries cut links with Doha

Qatar row: Six countries cut links with Doha | The Pulp Ark Gazette | Scoop.it

The diplomatic withdrawal was put into motion by Bahrain then Saudi Arabia early on Monday. The United Arab Emirates (UAE), Egypt, Yemen and Libya followed suit.

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Daesh has killed 120 civilians in just 48 hours

Daesh has killed 120 civilians in just 48 hours | The Pulp Ark Gazette | Scoop.it

Lieutenant Dargam al-Haydari with Iraq’s Rapid Response Division told Anadolu Agency that some of the civilians were killed as they attempted to flee the clashes between Iraqi security forces and Daesh terrorists in the region.

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Kabul in mourning after blast kills almost 100 people

Kabul in mourning after blast kills almost 100 people | The Pulp Ark Gazette | Scoop.it

Kabul residents are mourning the loss of family members, friends and colleagues, a day after a massive truck bomb in the Afghan capital killed at least 90 people and wounded more than 450 others in one of the worst attacks in recent years.

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Multiple suicide bomb blasts in Nigeria kill 19 and leave 23 injured

Multiple suicide bomb blasts in Nigeria kill 19 and leave 23 injured | The Pulp Ark Gazette | Scoop.it

“A teenage female suicide bomber actually crept to the sandbag post of our boys at Molai and before they could realise what was happening she detonated herself and killed three of our boys,” Mr Bello said.

 
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More than 70 victims killed by Islamic State found in western Mosul

More than 70 victims killed by Islamic State found in western Mosul | The Pulp Ark Gazette | Scoop.it

The bodies, according to the source, were decayed. Most of the victims were women and children who were killed by IS militants while trying to flee the region, which was previously controlled by the militants.

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17 bodies found in besieged Marawi City in Philippines

17 bodies found in besieged Marawi City in Philippines | The Pulp Ark Gazette | Scoop.it

If the 17 bodies discovered in Marawi on Wednesday turn out to be those of villagers killed in the conflict, it would bring the number of civilian deaths to 44 and the overall death toll to more than 400. 

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The Latest: Death toll from Pakistan attacks climbs to 85

The Latest: Death toll from Pakistan attacks climbs to 85 | The Pulp Ark Gazette | Scoop.it
Shahid Khan, a government official in Parachinar, said Saturday that many of the victims of the Friday attacks are in critical condition and feared death toll may further increases.
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At least 15 people killed in suicide blast in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu

At least 15 people killed in suicide blast in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu | The Pulp Ark Gazette | Scoop.it

At least 15 people are dead after a suicide car bomber posing as a milk delivery van detonated at a district headquarters in Somalia's capital.

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Islamic State execute 4 Kirkuk civilians for collaboration with security

Islamic State execute 4 Kirkuk civilians for collaboration with security | The Pulp Ark Gazette | Scoop.it

Anwar al-Assi, chief of al-Obeid tribe, told Alsumaria News that IS executed 30 people, mostly women and children, in Hawija,the group’s major stronghold in the southwest, for attempting to flee the town. He said the victims were executed by a shooting squad after they had been caught on their way to al-Alam region in Salahuddin province.


According to Assi, nearly 1000 men have been executed in Hawija and other areas west of Kirkuk since June 2014. Three thousands others remain either missing or detained by the militants. He said 650 were also killed by IS snipers or booby-traps fleeing through Hamreen mountains, west of Hawija, or to central Kirkuk to the east.


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Islamic State snipers shooting families fleeing siege of Mosul

Islamic State snipers shooting families fleeing siege of Mosul | The Pulp Ark Gazette | Scoop.it

About 100,000 civilians remain trapped behind Islamic State lines in Mosul, with a US-backed government offensive to recapture the Iraqi city entering its ninth month, the United Nations refugee agency says.

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Daesh bomb attacks leave 40 civilians dead in Iraq

Daesh bomb attacks leave 40 civilians dead in Iraq | The Pulp Ark Gazette | Scoop.it

More than three dozen people have been killed when separate bomb attacks struck commercial districts in Iraq’s central provinces of Babil and Karbala as Iraqi government forces, backed by fighters from allied Popular Mobilization Units, are battling to expel Daesh terrorists out of their last urban bastion in the country.

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Terror in Tehran as parliament and shrine are attacked

Terror in Tehran as parliament and shrine are attacked | The Pulp Ark Gazette | Scoop.it

Iran's Revolutionary Guard has blamed Saudi Arabia after ISIS militants killed 12 people and wounded 35 during joint attacks on parliament and Ayatollah Kohmeini's shrine on Wednesday.

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Church cancels Jerusalem’s Jubilee gathering on police advice

Church cancels Jerusalem’s Jubilee gathering on police advice | The Pulp Ark Gazette | Scoop.it

The organisers of Jerusalem’s Jubilee, on the advice of the police, have called off their intention to hold the gathering from June 15 to 18. Melaka Police chief Datuk Abd Jalil Hassan said today the organisers arrived at the decision following a discussion with the police.

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Three men are shot dead after they killed 7 people on London Bridge

Three men are shot dead after they killed 7 people on London Bridge | The Pulp Ark Gazette | Scoop.it

The men, 'of Mediterranean origin', reportedly drove the van at 50mph across the bridge, then began 'randomly stabbing people' along Borough High Street.

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At least 12 dead in triple suicide bombing at funeral in Kabul

At least 12 dead in triple suicide bombing at funeral in Kabul | The Pulp Ark Gazette | Scoop.it

He said three suicide bombers had hidden in the crowds and detonated their vests at the start of prayers, calling for an investigation into how the attackers were able to get so close to the high-profile funeral.

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