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Iraq: 98 killed, 34 wounded

March 24, 2014
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"At least 98 people were killed and 34 more were wounded across Iraq. In Diyala province, security forces are trying to prevent militants from taking over Buhriz. In Falluja, security forces killed 33 militants in the Sijar district. Shelling killed two people and five wounded. Artillery fire killed three militants and wounded two more. Mortars hit an army headquarters in Ramadi but the number of casualties was not released." (03/23/14)

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Iraq: 56 killed, 18 wounded

March 21, 2014
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"At least 56 people were killed today, mostly militants in Anbar and other provinces. Another 18 people were wounded. However, gruesome images and video, allegedly taken by soldiers in Anbar province, suggest that the death tolls could be much higher than is being reported. Soldiers are also reporting high rates of desertion among troops." (03/20/14)

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Iraq: 115 killed, 128 wounded

March 20, 2014
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"At least 115 people were killed and 128 more were wounded in attacks and clashes today. A large number of people were killed or wounded during shelling in Falluja, and Baghdad saw a number of bombings again." (03/19/14).

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Afghanistan: 11 killed in attack on police station

March 20, 2014
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"Taliban fighters have killed at least 11 people and wounded 22 in a suicide bomb attack and gun battle at a police station in Afghanistan's eastern Jalalabad city, officials said. Thursday's attack in one of Afghanistan's main cities comes ahead of a presidential election on April 5, and demonstrated the insurgents determination to disrupt the vote." (03/20/14)

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Iraq: 51 killed, 78 wounded

March 19, 2014
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"At least 51 people were killed and 78 more were wounded in attacks and clashes across Iraq. Once again, the greater Baghdad area was the scene of multiple bombings, while Anbar province continued to suffer clashes between militants and security forces." (03/18/14)

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Afghanistan: Two killed in bicycle bomb blast

March 19, 2014
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Khaleej Times [United Arab Emirates]    

"A provincial official says a bomb attached to a bicycle has killed two people in eastern Afghanistan. The official says the bomb was detonated Wednesday by remote control in Ghazni, the capital of the province of the same name. Deputy provincial police chief, Col. Asadullah Ensafi, says those killed included a police officer who was a criminal investigation director and a civilian." (03/19/14)

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Pakistan: Militant kills self, family in North Waziristan bomb accident

March 19, 2014
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"A militant commander and five family members including a child were killed when a bomb he was tinkering with exploded at his home in northwest Pakistan’s North Waziristan tribal region, officials said on Wednesday. Aalim Deen Mehsud, a local commander of the outlawed Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) in the North Waziristan, was trying to remove explosive material from a mortar shell, triggering the blast, a security official said." (03/19/14)

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Iraq: 39 dead, 40 wounded

March 18, 2014
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"Eight militants were killed and wounded 15 more during an operation in Felahat. Clashes continued in Ramadi. Four people were injured when the military bombed a sheikh’s home. Three snipers were killed. A suicide bomber killed a soldier and wounded four more. In Haditha, four bodies belonging to kidnapping victims were found. Shelling in Falluja killed two people, including a child, and wounded five more. Military helicopters shot at a truck in Garma, killing four militants." (03/17/14)

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Afghanistan: Suicide bomber kills at least 15

March 18, 2014
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"A suicide bomber riding a rickshaw blew himself up outside a checkpoint near a market in northern Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing at least 15 civilians, officials said, in the latest attack in the countdown to next month’s presidential elections. Nobody immediately claimed responsibility for the attack in the capital of Faryab province, but it happened in an area where the Taliban and allied militant groups are active. The Taliban have threatened a campaign of violence to disrupt the April 5 vote, which will choose a new president to lead the country as foreign troops prepare to end their combat mission by the end of the year." (03/18/14)

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Iraq: 42 killed, 31 wounded

March 17, 2014
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"Army helicopters shelled a home belonging to an opposition Sunni tribal leader in Garma and killed four civilians. Several soldiers were killed or wounded in a suicide attack in Ramadi. Clashes occurred in Falluja, where four militants were killed during an operation. At least four more militants were killed in [Anbar] province. ... In Mosul, a suicide bomber killed three servicemembers and wounded five more at a joint checkpoint. Gunmen killed two policemen. South of the city a suicide bomber killed one soldier and wounded three more. Two soldiers were gunned down." (03/16/14)

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Iraq: 69 killed, 18 wounded

March 14, 2014
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"At least 62 were killed in ongoing violence and another 18 were wounded. Most of the casualties occurred in Anbar province where a suicide bomber targeted a wedding party. Also, seven men were executed." (03/13/14)

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Afghanistan: Suicide bomber killed at Indian consulate in Kandahar

March 14, 2014
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Deccan Chronicle [India]    

"A suicide bomber was on Thursday gunned down close to the Indian Con-sulate complex in Afghanistan's Kandahar province before he could detonate explosives. Sources here said the bomber was shot dead by Afghan security forces around 1.30 PM after he managed to gain access to the street housing the Indian consulate." (03/14/14)

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Pakistan: One year without any civilian casualty by a drone

March 14, 2014
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The News International [Pakistan]    

"The American CIA chief John Owen Brennan has completed his first year in office, with not even a single civilian casualty from a drone strike in Pakistan since the launching of the deadly campaign in 2004. ... In fact, the CIA-controlled drones have not carried out even a single attack in any part of Pakistan during the last 77 days. Brennan has stopped the drone strikes in Pakistan despite the fact that he had led the transformation of the US approach to counter terrorism from that of a ground war in Afghanistan to targeted strikes against the most wanted al-Qaeda terrorists, often involving the use of drones, especially in Pakistan." (03/14/14)

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Iraq: 47 killed, 33 wounded

March 13, 2014
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"Scattered violence left at least 47 people dead and 33 more wounded across Iraq. The usual clashes and shelling took their toll in Anbar especially. Also, two Iraqiya party members were arrested on terrorism charges. With upcoming elections to take place soon, these arrests could foreshadow significant meddling, as had occurred during the last election cycle." (03/12/14)

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Afghanistan: Regime claims 26 militants killed

March 13, 2014
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The Peninsula Online [Qatar]    

"Twenty-six Taliban militants were killed in joint operations launched by Afghan security forces and the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan (ISAF) during the past twenty-four hours in different regions of the country. Afghanistan's Interior Ministry said in a statement today that Afghan forces carried out with ISAF several joint operations killing 26 Taliban militants, injuring 16 others, and arresting 17 others." (03/13/14)

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Iraq: 39 killed, 41 wounded

March 12, 2014
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"At least 39 people were killed today in Iraq, while another 41 were wounded. Outside of the Anbar war zone, the deadliest place was Mosul where a number of suicide bombers were killed or blew themselves up." (03/11/14)

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Afghanistan: Swedish journalist shot, killed in Kabul

March 12, 2014
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"Two men shot a Swedish reporter on a crowded street in Kabul on Tuesday, in a rare assassination-style killing of a Westerner that raised new questions about the safety of the large international presence expected to remain here after American-led combat forces depart this year. The reporter, Nils Horner, 51, a longtime foreign correspondent for Swedish Radio, was shot two blocks from the wreckage of a restaurant where suicide attackers killed 21 people, most of them foreigners, in January." (03/11/14)

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Pakistan: Two cops with polio team killed

March 12, 2014
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Gulf News [United Arab Emirates]    

"Two policemen guarding a polio vaccination team in northwest Pakistan were shot dead by armed men on Tuesday, police said, the latest setback to efforts to eradicate the crippling disease. Militant strikes and threats of violence have badly hampered a campaign to stamp out polio in Pakistan, which along with Nigeria and Afghanistan are the only countries where the disease remains endemic." (03/11/14)

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Iraq: 19 killed, 38 wounded

March 11, 2014
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"In Baghdad, security forces killed a militant. A roadside bomb in Abu Ghraib killed one person and wounded two more. In Mosul, gunmen wounded an imam and a guard at a mosque. Two soldiers were wounded by a blast. Security forces killed a gunman. A bomb in Baquba killed a child and an elderly man, while also wounding four others." (03/10/14)

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Iraq: 82 killed, 176 wounded

March 7, 2014
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"At least 82 people were killed and 176 were wounded across Iraq today. Most of the casualties were civilians. A series of bombings once again took place in Baghdad province, but there were significant blasts in nearby cities as well." (03/06/14)

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Iraq: 53 killed 106 wounded

March 6, 2014
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"A series of bombings once again rocked Baghdad, while fighting and shelling continued in Anbar province. Celebratory gunfire after a soccer victory may have given cover to some of the attacks. Also, Indian tourists were attacked in the east. The casualty figures for today are 53 dead and 106 wounded overall." (03/05/14)

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Afghanistan: NATO airstrike kills five Afghan soldiers

March 6, 2014
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"A provincial government official says an early morning NATO airstrike in Afghanistan's central Logar province killed 5 Afghan National Army soldiers and wounded another 17. The official, who asked not to be identified because he was not authorized to talk to the media, says the strike occurred at 2 a.m. Thursday." (03/06/14)

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Iraq: 42 killed, 74 wounded

March 5, 2014
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"Militants staged an attacked north of Baghdad in the city of Samarra. They were able to hold the local city council building, but were eventually overcome. At least 42 people were killed and 74 more were wounded across the country." (03/04/14)

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Afghanistan: Taliban attacks police checkpoint, killing seven

March 5, 2014
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Global Times [Chinese state media]    

"About seven policemen were killed following a Taliban armed attack on a security checkpoint in northern Afghanistan's province of Faryab overnight, sources said on Wednesday. 'Militants numbered 10 or 12 launched an attack on Afghan Local Police (ALP) checkpoint in Unbiggi area of Qaisar province at midnight, leaving seven ALP cops killed,' the district governor Abdul Jamil Seddiqi told Xinhua." (03/05/14)

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Pakistan: Bomb blast kills six regime troops

March 5, 2014
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"A roadside bomb targeting Pakistani troops killed six soldiers on Wednesday in the country's northwest near the Afghan border, a local official said. The explosion also wounded eight soldiers, said government official Javedullah Khan in the district of Hangu, where the incident took place, near the Lower Kurram tribal region. No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack." (03/04/14)

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