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Kurdish Militants Claim Car Bomb Attack in Turkey's Izmir

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

JAN. 11, 2017, 6:00 A.M. E.S.T.

ISTANBUL — Kurdish militants have claimed responsibility for last week’s car bombing attack that killed a policeman and a courthouse employee in western Turkey. 154 more words

January 5, 2017: Jableh (West Syria)

Despite Syria truce, car bomb kills 10 in Assad stronghold. Philip Issa reports for the Associated Press that a large explosion rocked the Syrian government-held coastal town of Jableh on Thursday, Jan. 112 more words

War And Violence

January 5, 2017: Izmir (East Turkey)

Nevzat Devranoglu and Tuvan Gumrukcu for Reuters inform that a suspected Kurdish militants clashed with police and detonated a car bomb in western Turkey on Thursday after their vehicle was stopped at a checkpoint, killing a police officer and a court employee, officials said, and injuring 10 people. 38 more words

Terrorist Attacks

January 5, 2017: Baghdad

Reuters informs that two car bombs in Baghdad claimed by Islamic State killed at least 14 people on Thursday, police and medics said, part of a surge in violence across the capital at a time when U.S.-backed Iraqi forces are trying to drive the militants from Mosul in the north. 61 more words

War And Violence

January 2, 2017: Mogadishu

According to AFP, twin suicide car bombs claimed by the Al-Qaeda aligned Shabaab insurgent group killed three and wounded nine people Monday, January 2nd at the entrance to Mogadishu’s fortified airport and a nearby hotel, officials said. 19 more words

War And Violence

Syrian Arrested in Germany Over Alleged IS Attack Plan

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

JAN. 2, 2017, 9:09 A.M. E.S.T.

BERLIN — A Syrian man has been arrested in Germany on suspicion of seeking 180,000 euros ($190,000) from the Islamic State group to buy vehicles that he intended to use for one or several bomb attacks, authorities said Monday. 303 more words