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Latest in Tag: bombings

Istanbul bombings: soccer in the bull’s eye

Twin bombs in central Istanbul may not have targeted Besiktas JK‚Äôs newly refurbished Vodafone Arena stadium, but it underscores the propaganda value of attacking a soccer match for both jihadist and non-jihadist groups. They also raise questions about counter-terrorism strategies. The Kurdistan Freedom Falcons, a splinter of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), claimed responsibility …

James Dorsey

Beirut: Shocked but not destroyed by bombings

The terrorist organization Islamic State has claimed responsibility for brutal twin bomb attacks in Beirut. Political scientist Bente Scheller tells DW why she is confident in Lebanon’s resiliency. Bente Scheller is a political scientist who specializes in foreign and security policy. She currently heads the Beirut office of Germany’s Heinrich B√∂ll Foundation, a political think …

Deutsche Welle

‘Islamic State’ claims responsibility for Bangladesh bombings: monitor

The “Islamic State” terrorist group has said it was responsible for the attack at an annual Shiite celebration, a monitoring group reported. At least one person died and dozens more were injured in the bomb blasts. The so-called “Islamic State” terrorist organization, also known simply as IS, carried out the bomb blasts that went off …

Deutsche Welle

Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis claims responsibility for helicopter shooting

By Aya Nader Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis (Supporter of Jerusalem) released a statement Sunday morning claiming responsibility for shooting down a military helicopter in North Sinai on Saturday, among other attacks. The Al-Qaeda inspired group also said it was behind attacks on military support forces in the area surrounding Jura International Airport using heavy weapons, a …

Daily News Egypt