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6 Killed and Dozens Injured in Erbil Suicide Attacks

“Immediately following the explosion four suicide bombers armed with weapons and hand grenades attacked and tried to enter the security headquarters, but they were killed by the guards,” - See more at: http://rudaw.net/english/kurdistan/290920131#sthash.XMf30fLq.dpuf

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region—Six people were killed and more than 40 others injured in Erbil   after suicide bombers tried to storm the main security headquarters, said a statement by the security office. “A minibus driven by a suicide bomber tried to storm the security office in Erbil, but he was …

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US Condemns Jihadist Attacks On Syrian Kurds

Rebel fighters fire at government forces in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo. Photo: Getty Images

The US State Department condemned the attacks on Kurdish civilians by groups affiliated with al-Qaeda in the countryside of Aleppo on Saturday, after Russia Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov criticized the UN Security Council for being “reluctant to condemn terror attacks in Syria” on Wednesday, in a reference to the silence of Western …

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US To Reopen 18 Diplomatic Missions After Threat

In this Aug. 6, 2013, photo, a Bahraini police officer sits in a police car at a new checkpoint near the U.S. Embassy in Manama, Bahrain. Eighteen of the 19 U.S. embassies and consulates that were closed in the Middle East and Africa because of a terrorist threat will reopen on Sunday or Monday, the State Department said Friday, Aug. 9, 2013.
HASAN JAMALI — AP Photo

Eighteen of the 19 U.S. embassies and consulates that were closed in the Middle East and Africa because of a terrorist threat will reopen Sunday, the State Department says. The U.S. Embassy in Sanaa, Yemen, will remain closed. The U.S. Consulate in Lahore, Pakistan, which was closed Thursday because of …

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