The Kabul suicide bomber struck about 4 p.m. as workers were leaving a compound of government and legislative offices, said Interior Ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqqi. The second bomb, which was planted in a car, exploded minutes later after security forces had rushed in to help the victims, he said.
The bomb went off in a produce market that was packed with day laborers, a police officer said, adding that another 52 people were wounded.
During a news conference with Mr. Hollande, Haider al-Abadi, Iraq’s prime minister, said the suicide bomber had pretended to be a man seeking to hire day laborers. Once the workers gathered around, he detonated the vehicle.
A photo of Florida airport gunman Esteban Santiago appears to show him making a jihadist one-fingered salute while wearing a Mid-Eastern keffiyeh sometime prior to him carrying out the shooting massacre. The 26-year-old Iraq war veteran was pictured in the photo gesturing with his index finger in a pose that has become notorious among supporters of the Islamic State.
The UN Security Council resolution that was passed on Friday was one of the most significant events that we have witnessed in decades. Resolution 2334 made all Israeli settlements in the West Bank and in East Jerusalem illegal, it set the 1967 ceasefire lines as the border between the Israelis and the Palestinians, and it granted every single inch of East Jerusalem to the Palestinians. But it stopped short of giving official UN Security Council recognition to a Palestinian state, and that is why this conference on January 15th is so important.
The streets of Jakarta erupted into violence on Friday night leaving one dead and multiple people injured as police clashed with demonstrators following a rally of about 150,000 people demanding the arrest of the city's Chinese Christian governor.
The incident took place on last Monday in the village Tall Tawil in Hasakeh province, the place where the incident took place was counting a marriage of a Kurdish Party official and as he was about to get married this shocking incident took place. The incident was very loud that the sound of the blast was heard in a very far area and blown away the whole place while most of the place is still covered with lots of blood even on the Tuesday morning.
The attack appeared to be the deadliest yet in the town in northern Aleppo province, which has been regularly hit by bombings targeting rebels and civilians.
The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said at least fourteen rebels were among the dead, but most of those killed were civilians, including five religious judges belonging to various rebel factions.
Special forces officers stormed the building, but the location of the gunman is unknown. Some reports on social media have suggested the attacker may have had an accomplice but this has not yet been confirmed.
1. Reaffirms that the establishment by Israel of settlements in the Palestinian territory occupied since 1967, including East Jerusalem, has no legal validity and constitutes a flagrant violation under international law and a major obstacle to the achievement of the two-State solution and a just, lasting and comprehensive peace;
2. Reiterates its demand that Israel immediately and completely cease all settlement activities in the occupied Palestinian territory, including East Jerusalem, and that it fully respect all of its legal obligations in this regard;
3. Underlines that it will not recognize any changes to the 4 June 1967 lines, including with regard to Jerusalem, other than those agreed by the parties through negotiations;
Hillary Clinton may have won the popular vote, but Donald Trump won the electoral college and will be President of the United States. But millions of Americans have started a petition seeking to convince the Electoral College voters to become faithless voters, turn aside from their state’s popular vote, and switch their votes to Clinton. Who are the members of the electoral college and can they do that? We have a list of all the electors’ names right here.
The explosion Sunday morning -- in the city's Abbassiya district -- hit the small church of St. Peter and St. Paul attached to the St. Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral, said the Coptic Church's official spokesperson, Rev. Paul Halim, according to the government-sponsored Al-Ahram news outlet.
On the day Americans went to the polls a week ago, ISIS executed 130 civilians and hung their corpses from lamp posts, according to the website of the Iraqi Congress of Representatives. Hundreds have been executed in the town of Hamam Al Alil, 20 miles south of Mosul, where local residents stood up against ISIS a month ago and hoisted the Iraqi flag. Iraqi Army troops uncovered a mass grave containing more than 400 bodies of victims on Thursday.
ISIS leaders have called for the “slaughter” of American’s voting in this year’s presidential election. Leaders of the group asked followers to attack voters and told Muslims not to cast a vote. This comes after the FBI was probing a major terror attack planned for Monday, November 07, 2016, the day before the elections, in multiple states.
U.S. intelligence officials have reported that al-Qaeda is plotting to strike in Texas, New York and Virginia, but specific locations have not been made known yet.
Militant group Islamic State said on Tuesday that fighters loyal to its movement attacked a police training college in Quetta in southwest Pakistan in a raid that officials said killed 59 people and wounded more than 100.
Hussein Khazem, the owner of a nearby clothing warehouse, said the bomber detonated his payload inside a funeral tent, causing a big explosion.
Khazem said he saw a large number of people killed or wounded, many burning cars and major damage to the local market. The dead included elderly people, children and women. Khazem said he closed his shop to help evacuate the wounded and remove the bodies.
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