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Iraq Bombings Kill 38

Posted November 29th, 2012 at 8:00 am (UTC-5)
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Iraqi officials say bombings have killed at least 38 people and wounded more than 100 others. Authorities say back-to-back explosions rocked the city of Hillah, while another bomb blast erupted in the Shi’ite Muslim holy city of Karbala. Thursday’s bombings come just two days after car bombs targeted a Shi’ite procession in Baghdad, killing 12 […]

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Suicide Bombing Kills 6, Wounds Militant Commander in NW Pakistan

Posted November 29th, 2012 at 7:15 am (UTC-5)
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A suicide bomber in northwest Pakistan has wounded a militant commander and killed at least six people. Officials say Maulvi Nazir was one of at least 12 people wounded in the blast Thursday in Wana, the main town in the South Waziristan tribal region. He is the most prominent militant commander in South Waziristan, with […]

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Iraq Bombings Kill 30

Posted November 29th, 2012 at 6:50 am (UTC-5)
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Iraq officials say bombings have killed at least 30 people and wounded at least 65 others. Authorities say back-to-back explosions rocked the city of Hillah, while another bomb blast erupted in the Shi’ite Muslim holy city of Karbala. Thursday’s bombings come just two days after car bombs targeted a Shi’ite procession in Baghdad, killing 12 […]

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UN Raises Awareness of Violence Against Women

Posted November 25th, 2012 at 7:20 am (UTC-5)
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Sunday marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, which was first designated by the UN General Assembly in December of 1999. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon issued a statement calling on all governments to make good on their pledges to end all forms of violence against women and girls in all parts […]

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Pakistan Suicide Bomber Kills 23

Posted November 22nd, 2012 at 9:15 am (UTC-5)
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Pakistani officials say a Taliban suicide bomber has killed 23 people near the capital, Islamabad. Authorities said the bomber blew himself at a Shi’ite Muslim march in the city of Rawalpindi close to midnight after police tried to stop him for a security check. The blast wounded at least 62 others, including several children. Earlier […]

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Pakistan Suicide Bomber Kills 23

Posted November 22nd, 2012 at 3:35 am (UTC-5)
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Pakistani officials say a Taliban suicide bomber has killed 23 people near the capital, Islamabad. Authorities said Thursday the bomber blew himself at Shi’ite Muslim march in the city of Rawalpindi after police tried to stop him for a security check. The blast wounded at least 62 others, including several children. Earlier Wednesday, a Taliban […]

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Pakistan Suicide Bomber Kills 23

Posted November 22nd, 2012 at 1:25 am (UTC-5)
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Pakistani officials say a suicide bomber has killed 23 people near the capital, Islamabad. Authorities said Thursday the overnight bombing targeted a Shi’ite Muslim march in the city of Rawalpindi. The blast wounded at least 62 others. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack.

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Bomb Kills 3 Soldiers in SW Pakistan

Posted November 21st, 2012 at 1:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Pakistani officials say a bomb hit an army vehicle escorting school children Wednesday, killing at least three soldiers and wounding 16 other people. Authorities say nearly half of those wounded in the blast in the southwestern city of Quetta are in critical condition. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack. Quetta is […]

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Bomb Kills 3 Soldiers in SW Pakistan

Posted November 21st, 2012 at 7:15 am (UTC-5)
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A bomb has exploded in southwest Pakistan, killing at least three Pakistani soldiers and wounding six others. Officials say the blast Wednesday in Quetta hit an army vehicle escorting school children, and that the death toll could rise. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack. Quetta is the provincial capital of Baluchistan […]

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Iraq Bombings Kill 12

Posted November 14th, 2012 at 6:55 am (UTC-5)
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A series of bombings across Iraq has killed at least 14 people. Security and hospital sources say the deadliest attacks were in the northern province of Kirkuk, where four bombs killed at least nine people and wounded dozens more. A car bomb blast in the southern city of Hilla killed four people, while another car […]

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