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Boris Johnson accuses Saudi Arabia of being a 'puppeteer' in the Middle East's religious wars
# Allies
# Allies

Boris Johnson accuses Saudi Arabia of being a 'puppeteer' in the Middle East's religious wars

Dec 8th 2016, 11:34 AM 8,637 Views 33 Comments

Such public criticism of the Sunni power is unprecedented for a British foreign minister.

61 killed in suicide bombing at mosque
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

61 killed in suicide bombing at mosque

Jan 31st 2015, 10:28 AM 6,927 Views 30 Comments

Thousands protested in anger after the attack.

US steps up air-strike campaign to target fighters in Iraq's Sunni heartland
# Escalation
# Escalation

US steps up air-strike campaign to target fighters in Iraq's Sunni heartland

Sep 7th 2014, 1:22 PM 7,468 Views 25 Comments

The new strikes deepen Washington’s involvement in the conflict and represent a significant escalation for President Barack Obama.

Syrian rebels storm Sunni village, leaving 14 dead
# Conflict
# Conflict

Syrian rebels storm Sunni village, leaving 14 dead

Jul 10th 2014, 8:33 AM 4,490 Views 27 Comments

Both State media and the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported the attack.

Opinion: An opponent like ISIS cannot be defeated through standard military action
# Iraq Crisis
# Iraq Crisis

Opinion: An opponent like ISIS cannot be defeated through standard military action

Jun 29th 2014, 12:00 PM 35 Views 57 Comments

Conventional military action by America, along the lines of their previous tactics in Iraq, will be ineffective in defeating ISIS.

Woman caught planting bomb near Iraqi primary school
# Iraq
# Iraq

Woman caught planting bomb near Iraqi primary school

Oct 7th 2013, 3:04 PM 6,199 Views 34 Comments

The attempted bombing came a day after suicide bombers attacked a primary school and a nearby police station in northern Iraq, killing 18 people, including 10 children.

Dozens killed, more than 120 injured in Baghdad car bomb attacks
# Iraq
# Iraq

Dozens killed, more than 120 injured in Baghdad car bomb attacks

Sep 30th 2013, 11:52 AM 2,425 Views 50 Comments

850 people have been killed in September alone as a result of Iraq violence.

Death toll in Pakistan twin suicide attacks rises to 57
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Death toll in Pakistan twin suicide attacks rises to 57

Jul 27th 2013, 6:40 PM 3,715 Views 13 Comments

Two bombers walked into crowded market as shoppers bought food to break their fasts at sunset for Ramadan.

Two bloody days in Iraq: 125 people killed and 270 wounded
# War
# War

Two bloody days in Iraq: 125 people killed and 270 wounded

Apr 24th 2013, 7:26 PM 4,941 Views 26 Comments

The violence began with clashes at a protest site in northern Iraq after security forces moved in.

Iraqi MP and six others killed in suicide bomb attack
# Iraq
# Iraq

Iraqi MP and six others killed in suicide bomb attack

Jan 15th 2013, 2:14 PM 2,745 Views 5 Comments

The death of Ayfan Saadun al-Essawi comes just two days after the country’s finance minister escaped an apparent assassination attempt.

Bahrain high court upholds verdicts in medics protest trial
# Bahrain
# Bahrain

Bahrain high court upholds verdicts in medics protest trial

Oct 1st 2012, 11:10 AM 2,597 Views 1 Comment

The highest court in Bahrain has rejected the final appeal by nine medics against their convictions linked to anti-regime protests last year.

Bombings and shootings kill 82 in Iraq
# Iraq
# Iraq

Bombings and shootings kill 82 in Iraq

Jul 23rd 2012, 10:22 AM 1,507 Views 9 Comments

The attacks in Baghdad and towns close to the capital came a day after the leader of Al Qaeda in the country said that it was returning to areas from which it had retreated before US soldiers left last year.

At least 56 killed in multiple car bombs in Iraq
# Iraq
# Iraq

At least 56 killed in multiple car bombs in Iraq

Jun 13th 2012, 9:05 AM 571 Views 0 Comments

Shiite pilgrims were attached in this latest wave of sectarian violence

46 killed in bombings and shootings across Iraq
# Iraq
# Iraq

46 killed in bombings and shootings across Iraq

Mar 20th 2012, 11:07 AM 882 Views 1 Comment

Civilians and security forces attacked in several cities ahead of Arab League summit in Baghdad.

Gunmen kill 18 bus passengers in Pakistan
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Gunmen kill 18 bus passengers in Pakistan

Feb 28th 2012, 9:11 AM 614 Views 1 Comment

Nobody has yet claimed responsibility for the attack, however Taliban sympathisers have been known to operate in the area.

Bomb kills 30 pilgrims in Iraq
# Basra
# Basra

Bomb kills 30 pilgrims in Iraq

Jan 14th 2012, 10:01 AM 1,194 Views 2 Comments

It is still unclear if the blast was caused by a suicide attacker or roadside bomb.

Iraq VP blames Prime Minister for violence
# Iraq
# Iraq

Iraq VP blames Prime Minister for violence

Dec 23rd 2011, 1:23 PM 1,108 Views 1 Comment

As violence in Iraq escalates, the already-fragile governing coalition is on shaky ground.

Dozens dead in spate of Baghdad bombings amid Iraqi political turmoil
# Iraq
# Iraq

Dozens dead in spate of Baghdad bombings amid Iraqi political turmoil

Dec 22nd 2011, 8:27 AM 496 Views 3 Comments

It’s feared a political spat between the country’s two senior politicians could lead to a re-emergence of sectarian violence.

Iraqi government calls for arrest of its own vice-president
# Iraq
# Iraq

Iraqi government calls for arrest of its own vice-president

Dec 19th 2011, 10:07 PM 2,573 Views 13 Comments

The Shia-dominated government has accused a Sunni vice-president of running a hit squad assassinating senior officials.

Negotiation talks begin amid Bahrain's protest crackdown
# Bahrain
# Bahrain

Negotiation talks begin amid Bahrain's protest crackdown

Jul 2nd 2011, 12:30 PM 130 Views 1 Comment

The kingdom’s biggest Shiite party agreed to join today’s talks at the last minute, but it isn’t too optimistic about how where the discussion will lead.

Bahraini doctors face trial for treating anti-government protesters
# Bahrain
# Bahrain

Bahraini doctors face trial for treating anti-government protesters

Jun 7th 2011, 9:01 AM 280 Views 1 Comment

47 doctors and nurses are arraigned at a closed hearing, accused of participating in the Shiite demonstrations.

Saudi diplomat killed in southern Pakistan
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Saudi diplomat killed in southern Pakistan

May 16th 2011, 3:14 PM 406 Views 0 Comments

Investigating officers believe the shooting was motivated by anger over Saudi Arabia’s decision to send troops to Bahrain to quell anti-government protests there.

Maliki rejected again as Iraqi PM
# Iraqi Election
# Iraqi Election

Maliki rejected again as Iraqi PM

Sep 25th 2010, 2:08 PM 147 Views 0 Comments

Leader of largest Iraqi party says no to any coalition with Maliki at its helm.