U.S. Embassy in Turkey Bombed

By: Friday February 1, 2013 10:02 am

A suicide bomber in Turkey attacked the American embassy in Ankara, Turkey. The attack killed both the bomber and a Turkish security guard. Other injuries were reported. While no one has claimed responsibility the Turkish government believes the attack was likely the work of a domestic militant group. [Turkish Interior Minister] Guler said “preliminary information” [...]

Suicide Attack Kills Syrian Defense Minister, Other Top Officials

By: Wednesday July 18, 2012 8:55 am

A suicide bomb killed the Syrian defense minister and President Bashar al-Assad’s brother-in-law today, among other top officials, in the most direct and effective attack on the Syrian regime since the beginning of the uprising and civil war. Reports said the officials had been killed by a bodyguard in a suicide bombing in the capital [...]

Suicide Bomb in Pakistan, Retaliation for Bin Laden, Kills At Least 70

By: Friday May 13, 2011 6:45 am

Two suicide bombings in Shabqadar, Pakistan, at a paramilitary base, killed scores of recruits while they were boarding buses to return home for a break. The Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack. Pakistan’s Taliban Friday claimed their first major strike in revenge for Osama bin Laden’s death as at least 70 people were killed [...]

support firedoglake
Follow FDL News Desk