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Officials: Car bombs kill 19, wound 72 in Baghdad

Iraqi officials say four car bombs have struck Shiite mosques in Baghdad, killing at least 19 people and wounding 72.


Syrian rebels battling for Damascus airport

Syrian hospital officials say twin car bombs have killed at least 34 people in a Damascus suburb.


Lebanon PM links car bomb to crisis in Syria

Beirut Car Bomb

Lebanon's prime minister linked the massive car bomb that tore through Beirut to the civil war in neighboring Syria on Saturday, the latest signal that the crisis is enflaming an already tense region.


NATO: 13 troops killed in Afghan suicide bombing

NATO says 13 service members have been killed in a suicide car bombing in Kabul.


Three separate blasts rock Baghdad

Three car bombs exploded in rapid succession in Baghdad on Sunday, killing at least 20 people and injuring 55 others, authorities said.


Bomb kills 4 near Shi'ite shrine before Iraq poll

Bomb kills 4 near Shi'ite shrine before Iraq poll

A car bomb killed four Iranian pilgrims near Iraq's holiest Shi'ite shrine on Saturday, a day before a parliamentary election that Sunni Islamist insurgents have vowed to wreck.


Car bombs kill 40 in Iraq, tensions simmer

Twin car bombs killed at least 40 people and wounded 145 others on Friday in Iraq's holy city of Kerbala as hundreds of thousands of Shi'ite pilgrims observed a major religious rite, health officials said.


Baghdad car bomb kills at least 18

A suicide car bomber has killed at least 18 and injured dozens more in a strike against Interior Ministry offices in central ...


106 killed as two car bombs rock Baghdad

106 killed as two car bombs rock Baghdad

The blasts, which leave more than 600 wounded, go off near the justice ministry and the Baghdad provincial council.

Reporting from Baghdad — Car bombs exploded in Baghdad this morning by two key government buildings, killing at least 106 people, as political leaders were set to meet to try to resolve a fierce dispute that could delay national elections, ranked as pivotal to Iraq's long-term stability.


Truck bomb in Afghanistan kills 25, many of them children

Truck bomb in Afghanistan kills 25, many of them children

Two U.S. soldiers also die in a separate bombing as violence grows in scattered areas of the nation. A powerful truck bomb killed at least 25 people today, more than half of them schoolchildren, in a province just south of Kabul.


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