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Donkey Terrorists?

Israel complains of Hamas donkey-terrorists. Palestinian militant movement Hamas has launched several attacks at Israeli forces involving donkeys carrying explosives, the IDF complained. The practice doesn’t seem to be efficient, as Israelis can simply gun down the animals from a … Continue reading

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Blast Hits Catholic Church in Northern Tanzania

Reuters: A suspected bomb blast struck a Catholic church in the northern Tanzanian town of Arusha on Sunday, police said, wounding a number of people. Sectarian tensions have been simmering in east Africa’s second biggest economy after two Christian leaders … Continue reading

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Names of South Africans Killed in Kabul Suicide Bombing Released

They were apparently mistaken for Americans… The names of the eight South Africans killed in a suicide bomb attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, have been released by the department of international relations and co-operation. Times Live reports: “The Department has consulted with … Continue reading

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Eight South Africans Confirmed Dead in Kabul Attack

SABC news: Eight South Africans died in a suicide bomb attack which killed 12 in Kabul in Afghanistan this morning, the foreign ministry said. “Our mission in Islamabad in Pakistan, which is also accredited in Afghanistan, has informed us that eight … Continue reading

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Nigerian Christians Warn of Religious War

Another Sudan? (Reuters) – Northern Nigerian Christians said on Tuesday they feared that a spate of Christmas Day bombings by Islamist militants that killed over two dozen people could lead to a religious war in Africa’s most populous country. The … Continue reading

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Nigeria: Churches Bombed on Christmas Day

AFP: Nigeria — Bomb attacks on churches during Christmas services and a suicide blast killed at least 35 people in Nigeria on Sunday amid spiralling violence claimed by Islamists. A purported spokesman for Islamist group Boko Haram claimed responsibility for … Continue reading

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‘Underwear Bomber’: Judge Me by the Quran

The Detroit Free Press reports: The so-called underwear bombing suspect, Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, charged with trying to blow up a Detroit-bound airliner on Christmas 2009, has a new request: Let me out of here. In a court filing Thursday, Abdulmutallab asked a … Continue reading

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Yet Another Church Bombed In Iraq

Asia News reports on yet another heinous attack on Christians in Iraq earlier today: A bomb exploded last night near the St Ephraim Syrian Orthodox Church in Kirkuk, which is just a few hundreds of metres from the Chaldean cathedral, in central part … Continue reading

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Iraq: Car Bomb at Church Injures 15

In via Yahoo News: Kirkuk, Iraq – Fifteen people were wounded on Tuesday by a car bomb targeting a Syrian Catholic church in Kirkuk in northern Iraq, a police officer and a priest said. The bomb exploded at the Holy Family … Continue reading

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Al Qaeda Making ‘Belly Bombs’

According to US officials: The latest design from al Qaeda’s top bomb maker is a “belly bomb” developed to beat airport security in Europe and the Middle East where full body scanners are not widely used, according to U.S. officials. … Continue reading

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