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Isis suicide bombing kills at least 48 at military base in Yemen

A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a military camp in the southern Yemeni city of Aden on Sunday morning, killing at least 48 soldiers, a Health Ministry official said, and Isis’ Yemen-based affiliate has claimed responsibility. Abdel-Nasr al-Wali, a Health Ministry official based in Aden, told The Associated Press that 84 people were injured in the blast. Security officials said… Read More »

Cairo cathedral bombing: IS claims responsibility for attack

So-called Islamic State say it was behind a bomb attack on a church in Cairo on Sunday in which at least 25 people were killed. One of its fighters carried out the suicide attack on the Coptic Christian cathedral, the group said in a statement. Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi had earlier named the attacker as Shafik Mahmoud… Read More »

Medina explosion: Suicide bombing near Saudi holy site

A suicide bomber has killed four security officers and injured five others near one of Islam’s holiest sites in the Saudi city of Medina, according to the interior ministry. The bomber detonated his explosives after being stopped outside the Prophet’s Mosque, a statement said. The mosque is the burial place of the Prophet Muhammad and Medina the second-holiest… Read More »