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Suicide car bombers kill at least 17 in Somalia

Suicide car bombers kill at least 17 in Somalia

Suicide attackers set off two car bombs at a hotel near the headquarters of Somalia's Criminal Investigations Department in Mogadishu on Friday, killing at least 17 people, police said.

Damascus bomber kills 18 after car chase

Damascus bomber kills 18 after car chase

A suicide car bomber pursued by security forces blew himself up in eastern Damascus on Sunday, with a monitor reporting 18 killed in the deadliest attack to hit the Syrian capital in months.

Iraqi forces to deploy new tactics in Mosul

Iraqi forces to deploy new tactics in Mosul

Iraqi forces are to deploy new tactics in a fresh push against Islamic State in Mosul, military officials said on Friday, after advances slowed recently in the campaign to drive the militants out of their last stronghold in the country.

Iraqi forces besiege Islamic State around Mosul Old City

Iraqi forces besiege Islamic State around Mosul Old City

Iraqi government forces besieged Islamic State militants around Mosul's Old City on Thursday, edging closer to the historic mosque from where the group's leader declared a caliphate nearly three years ago.

Islamic State claims Mosul car bombs, 23 killed

Islamic State claims Mosul car bombs, 23 killed

Islamic State claimed three suicide car bombs that killed at least 15 civilians and eight Iraqi policemen on Thursday in an eastern suburb of Mosul, according to a military statement.

Militants launch car bomb, gun attack on Somali police base

Militants launch car bomb, gun attack on Somali police base

Attackers set off two car bombs outside a police base in Somalia's capital before gunmen stormed inside on Sunday, leaving at least 10 people dead, police said.