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Iraq: 178 killed, 95 wounded

September 18, 2014
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"In Falluja, shelling and airstrikes killed 12 people. A suicide car bomber killed eight security personnel and wounded 16 more in Tarmiya. Nine people were killed and 11 were wounded when a suicide bomber destroyed the Albu Farraj Bridge near Ramadi. The bodies of seven policemen were found in Tikrit." (09/17/14)

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Afghanistan: Four occupation troops killed

September 16, 2014
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"A suicide car bomber killed three foreign troops and wounded 13 Afghan civilians in an attack on a convoy near the U.S. embassy in Kabul on Tuesday, the NATO-led coalition said, one of the worst attacks on international forces in the Afghan capital in months. ... In western Herat province, one U.S. soldier was killed when an unidentified member of the Afghan security forces turned on his trainers late on Monday .... Also overnight, two suicide bombers set ablaze 26 fuel tankers in an attack on a customs post near a border crossing into Pakistan in Afghanistan's east, Afghanistan's TOLO media reported on Tuesday." (09/16/14)

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Iraq: At least 42 dead as regime bombs Falluja hospital again

September 15, 2014
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"Despite Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi‘s promise yesterday, that civilian locations would no longer suffer airstrikes, Falluja hospital has been bombed again. Still, he won an endorsement today from former P.M. Ayad al-Allawi. At least 42 people were killed and another 29 were wounded today. Although only one staff member was seriously wounded during an airstrike on Falluja Hospital, it is but one in a long string of bombings perpetrated by the Iraqi military on the civilian hospital." (09/14/14)

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Afghanistan: US drone kills seven

September 15, 2014
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"Seven suspected militants were killed following a US drone strike on the Pak-Afghan border area. The strike was reportedly carried out at the Pak-Afghan border on zero line with Paktika province along the South Waziristan Agency. Two top commanders of the Badr Mansoor group were also among those killed in the drone strike." (09/15/14)

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Iraq: 124 killed, 81 wounded

September 12, 2014
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"Bombers targeted Baghdad and several cities south of the capital. Airstrikes continued in the north and west. Overall at least 124 people were killed and 81 were wounded. In Baghdad, a bomb killed three people and wounded 14 more in the Bayaa district. Ten people were killed and 27 were wounded during two bomb attacks in New Baghdad. A civilian was killed in Saidiya." (09/11/14)

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Syria: Leader of IS rival organization killed in suicide attack

September 10, 2014
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"Hassan Abboud, the leader of the Syrian Islamist insurgents Ahrar al-Sham has been killed with other top commanders in a bomb blast at a meeting. Activists say a suicide bomber detonated a vest in the attack in the north-western town of Ram Hamdan. Ahrar al-Sham is part of the Islamic Front, a coalition of seven Islamist rebel groups. In February, Ahrar al-Sham blamed the rival Islamic State group for an attack which killed several of its members." (09/09/14)

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Iraq: US launches new airstrikes against ISIS

September 8, 2014
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"The U.S. has launched fresh airstrikes against the Islamic State militant group in an effort to keep the Haditha Dam in western Iraq in the hands of that country's army. U.S. Central Command confirmed the airstrikes in a statement issued early Sunday, saying that five Humvees, an armed vehicle, and a checkpoint were destroyed. The strikes also damaged a militant bunker. The U.S. carried out one additional airstrike that destroyed a humvee at the crucial Mosul Dam in northern Iraq." (09/07/14)

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Gaza: Several killed during attempt to disable Israeli missile

August 13, 2014
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"An unexploded Israeli missile in Gaza went off as bomb experts were trying to defuse it, leaving five people dead, including an Italian Associated Press journalist, on the last day of a 72-hour truce. ... The missile detonated as bomb squad officers were trying to dismantle it, killing at least five and wounding another five, three of them critically, Kamal Adwan hospital spokesman Muayin al-Masri told AFP." (08/13/14)

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Gaza: 30 injured in attack during “humanitarian window”

August 4, 2014
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"Israeli forces struck a Gaza beach camp after the start of a seven-hour 'humanitarian window' Monday, with the attack injuring 30 relatives, the Palestinian health ministry said. The strike happened at Al-Shata Refugee Camp in west Gaza City, ABC News has learned. That's far from Rafah, in southern Gaza, which has been the scene of particularly heavy fighting and strikes the past few days. Israel’s self-declared truce -- which Hamas has not agreed to -- does not include areas where its soldiers were already operating." (08/04/14)

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Gaza: “Humanitarian” ceasefire unravels within hours

August 1, 2014
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"A three-day cease-fire on the Gaza Strip that began Friday quickly fell apart, with both Israel and Hamas leveling accusations of violating the truce at each other within hours of it beginning. The cease-fire took effect at 8 a.m. local time and was expected to last for a period of 72 hours. However, nearly two hours after the cease-fire went into effect, Israeli tanks shelled the eastern part of Rafah, which lies close to Gaza's borders with Israel and Egypt, killing at least four people and wounding 15, Gaza officials told the Associated Press." (08/01/14)

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Iraq: More than 5,000 killed in July

August 1, 2014
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"Antiwar.com has determined that at least 5,207 people were killed and 2,018 more were wounded during the month of July. Our analysis of the figures is below. Also, the Kurdish government is asking the U.S. government for weaponry, and the Mosul Brigades appears to be quickly gathering strength. If both groups gain reinforcements, it could mean higher figures for August." (07/31/14)

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Gaza: Israeli tank shells strike UN school, killing 15

July 30, 2014
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"Israeli tank shells slammed into a crowded U.N. school Wednesday sheltering Gazans displaced by fighting, killing 15 and wounding 90 after tearing through the walls of two classrooms, a spokesman for a U.N. aid agency and a health official said. The relentless bombardment also killed 27 Palestinians elsewhere in the coastal territory Wednesday, further dimming hopes of a sustainable cease-fire." (07/30/14)

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Iraq: At least 147 killed

July 30, 2014
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"Civilian and security forces suffered little today, but the Iraqi government reported that 147 militants were killed in various locations. Only one policeman was killed and 10 others were wounded. Meanwhile, ISIS released a video displaying part of their grim occupation. The Islamic State released video footage of hundreds of dead bodies. The exact number is unclear as when the video was taken." (07/29/14)

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Afghanistan: Militants storm Pakistan check posts, six killed

July 30, 2014
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The Daily Star [Lebanon]    

"t least six militants were killed when Pakistan's military thwarted an attack on its check posts near the Afghan border, officials said Wednesday. 'About 70 to 80 terrorists physically attacked the posts, six terrorists were killed and nine injured due to an effective response by Pakistani troops,' a security official said." (07/30/14)

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Libya: Militants seize Benghazi special forces base

July 30, 2014
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Los Angeles Times    

"Islamist militants took control of the biggest special forces base in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi on Tuesday after a battle that killed 30 people. Soldiers abandoned their base after heavy shelling, according to Saiqa Special Forces officer Fadel Al-Hassi. ... Benghazi has become the epicenter of fighting between government special forces, who have teamed up with troops loyal to rogue former general Khalifa Haftar, and the coalition of Islamic groups Benghazi Shura Council and Islamist Ansar al Sharia." (07/30/14)

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Gaza: Hamas, Israel trade blame for playground murders

July 29, 2014
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Global News [Canada]    

"Hamas and Israel blamed each other for an explosion at a Gaza park Monday that killed at least 10 Palestinians -- including nine children playing on a swing -- in a horrific scene that underscored the heavy price civilians are paying in the conflict. Israel’s military said a rocket misfired by Gaza militants was responsible, and it later released aerial photos that it said showed the weapon’s path. Gaza officials blamed Israeli airstrikes." (07/28/14)

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DPR: At least 19 civilians killed in fierce fighting

July 29, 2014
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"Intense fighting between [invading] Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian [troops in Donetsk People's Republic] killed at least 19 civilians, local officials said on Tuesday, as Kiev pressed an offensive to close in on the separatists. ... Officials said 14 people, including five children, were killed in fighting on Monday evening in the town of Gorlovka/Horlivka, one of several spots that saw fierce battles between the rival forces in the last few days. In the city of Luhansk, officials said five civilians were killed when shelling hit a retirement home." (07/29/14)

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274 killed across Iraq as Mosul residents defy ISIS

July 29, 2014
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"At least 274 people were killed and 96 more were wounded in violence across the country. Over 200 of those reported killed were militants. Most of the wounded were civilians or security personnel. Residents of Mosul banded together to stop the destruction of an 840-year-old structure known as the Crooked Minaret. Residents of Mosul are also avoiding worshipping in ISIL-controlled mosques during the Eid holiday." (07/28/14)

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Afghanistan: Karzai cousin/ally killed in Kandahar suicide attack

July 29, 2014
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Guardian [UK]    

"A cousin and close ally of the outgoing Afghan president, Hamid Karzai, has been killed in a suicide attack in the volatile southern city of Kandahar on Tuesday, officials said, raising tensions during a struggle over the contested election result. Hashmat Karzai was a campaign manager in Kandahar for Ashraf Ghani, one of the two presidential candidates involved in a bitter dispute over fraud that threatens to pitch the country into worsening instability." (07/29/14)

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DPR: Fighting rages around Flight 17 crash site

July 28, 2014
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CBS News    

"At least eight civilians have been killed by fighting and shelling in two [Donetsk People's Republic] cities held by [DPR troops, officials in the rebellion-wracked east said Monday. Authorities in Luhansk that five people were killed and 15 injured by overnight artillery strikes. Three were killed in Donetsk as a result of clashes, the city's government said. Territory between the cities has seen intensified fighting as [invading Ukrainian] government troops try to gain control over the area where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was downed earlier this month." (07/28/14)

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Iraq: 20 killed

July 28, 2014
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IANS [India]    

"As many as 20 militants were killed in separate clashes in eastern Iraq, as the country continues to stave off a Sunni militant onslaught, security sources said on Sunday. The eastern province of Diyala witnessed security forces recapturing seven villages near Udheim city, north of provincial capital Baquba. The clashes there saw the death of nine militants, Xinhua quoted a provincial police source as saying." (07/28/14)

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Attacks across Afghanistan kill 15

July 28, 2014
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Prince George Citizen [Canada]    

"Attacks across Afghanistan, including hundreds of Taliban fighters swarming police checkpoints across the south, killed at least 15 people Saturday, officials said, as a recount in the country's presidential election halted before a major holiday. The Taliban attacks focused on Kandahar province, where Taliban fighters killed six police officers -- including a district police chief -- in assaults on some 15 checkpoints, said Dawa Khan Menapal, a spokesman for the provincial governor. Menapal said reinforcements later arrived to combat the Taliban fighters and the combat continued into Saturday night." (07/26/14)

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Syria: Gas field taken from hard-line Islamists

July 28, 2014
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Columbus Dispatch    

"The Syrian army said yesterday that it has recaptured a gas field east of the central city of Homs that was seized by hard-line Islamic State fighters this month. Syrian television showed footage of soldiers running and deploying in a vast desert area that it said was the Shaar gas field. The army said in a statement that it retook the field after a 'precise operation in which dozens of terrorists were killed.' However, a source from the Islamic State said the fighters pulled out after destroying the field’s equipment and capturing at least 15 tanks and dozens of rockets that were used to guard the field." (07/28/14)

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Pakistan: Seven killed in “tit for tat” attacks

July 28, 2014
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Dawn [Pakistan]    

"Two personnel of the Pakistan Rangers, Sindh, and a minor girl were gunned down in a Quaidabad area hours after the killing of four suspected militants in two separate encounters with the paramilitary force on Sunday, officials said. The two Rangers personnel -- Saifullah, 38, and Sanaullah, 35 -- posted at a Rangers checkpoint were targeted by gunmen riding a motorcycle when they went to a bazaar near the Hospital Chowrangi in Muslimabad on a motorbike to purchase ice for Iftar." (07/28/14)

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Yemen: Two regime troops killed in car bombing

July 27, 2014
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Minneapolis Star Tribune    

"A car bomb targeting army posts in southern Yemen killed two soldiers Sunday, officials said, an attack authorities blamed on the country's local al-Qaida branch. Military officials said forces also foiled two other attacks by suspected al-Qaida militants, killing at least three of the assailants in the southern province of Abyan." (07/27/14)

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