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Archive | March, 2010

Female Suicide Bombers Kill at Least 36 at Lubyanka and Park Kultory Metro Station in Moscow, Russia

Two female suicide bombers detonated blasts during morning rush hour in central Moscow. The first explosion was at the Lubyanka metro station near the headquarters of the Russian State Security Service FSB (Federal Security Service), formerly known as the Soviet KGB. The second blast came 40 minutes later at the Park Kultury station near Gorky […]

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Collen R. LaRose ‘Jihad Jane’ Charged with Conspiracy to Provide Material Support to Terrorists

Colleen R. LaRose, a resident of Pennsylvania, was charged with conspiracy to provide material support to terrorists, conspiracy to kill in a foreign country, making false statements to a government official, and attempted identity theft, according to the indictment, unsealed Monday. Also known as ‘Jihad Jane’ or “JihadJane” (a YouTube user name that is suspended) […]

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Suspect Recently Arrest in Karachi is Not American-born Al-Qaida Adam Gadahn

Pakistani officials reversed course Monday on a recently captured American suspected of being a member of al-Qaida, saying the man is not the terror network’s U.S.-born spokesman, Adam Gadahn.

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Suicide Bomb Attack in Lahore, Pakistan

A suicide bomber has attacked a police building in Lahore used to interrrogate suspects. At least 15 people were killed and at least 70 injured in Monday’s blast. Women were among the wounded. The Taliban in Pakistan has claimed responsibility. The attack on the Special Intelligence Agency (SIA) office in Model Town on Monday is […]

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Katyusha Rocket, Mortar Rounds Blast Iraq During Elections, At Least 38 Killed Across Iraq

Bomb and mortar attacks killed at least 24 people in Iraq yesterday during its second parliamentary election since US-led forces ousted dictator Saddam Hussein. Baghdad, Fallujah, Baquba, Samarra and other cities in Iraq were hit by mortar rounds or bombs, many of them exploding near polling stations. In Baghdad, a Katyusha rocket flattened a residential […]

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American-born Al-Qaida Adam Gadahn Arrested in Karachi, Pakistan

The American-born spokesman for al-Qaida, Adam Gadahn, 31, has been arrested by Pakistani intelligence officers in Karachi, according to Pakistani officials. The word of his arrest, reported to have occurred in the past few days, occurred just after a video was released showing him urging U.S. Muslims to attack their own country. U.S. defense and […]

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Car Bomb in Najaf Kills 3 on Day Before National Elections

A car bomb exploded about 100 yards from a bus for pilgrims in the Shiite holy city of Najaf (100 miles south of Baghdad) Saturday, killing at least three people — including two two Iranian pilgrims. Injured people from the blast were transported to al-Hakeem hospital. The car bomb was detonated one day before Iraqis […]

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Pentagon Shooter, John Patrick Bedel, Dead: Resented U.S. on Internet Postings

Video outside the Pentagon Metro subway station immediately after the shooting. Two Pentagon police officers were shot outside the Metro subway station near the Pentagon about 6:30 p.m. Thursday. A third person — a civilian — has also been shot. The attack occurred at the subway entrance near the main entrance to the Pentagon. Three […]

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Live Aid Investigation: Millions Intended for Victims of 1984 Famine Diverted to Anti-government Rebel Leaders?

Allegations, made by former rebel compatriots of Meles Zenawi, detail how millions raised by Bob Geldof’s Live Aid were diverted to arm the rebels against the army of Mengistu Haile Mariam. Although millions of people were saved by Western aid that was donated for Ethiopia after Live Aid, evidence from the BBC investigation suggests that […]

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Suicide Bombings in Baqubah, Iraq Kill 32

AP VIDEO: At least 32 people were killed by a triple suicide bombing northeast of the Iraqi capital. The blasts in Baqouba, including one at the emergency hospital, come days ahead of key elections. Suicide bombers attacked two police stations and a hospital Wednesday in Baqubah, Iraq, killing at least 32 people. Bombings to disrupt […]

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