Posts Tagged ‘bombings’

As Yemen’s political crisis entered its seventh month, the situation further deteriorated Tuesday as  Yemen’s ruling party  postponed a vote to approve “a modified Gulf-brokered power transition plan which aims to pull…[Yemen]…out of its bloody political deadlock.”


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ReliefWeb, By Rana Moussaoui

17 May, 2011

WADI KHALED, Lebanon — Hundreds of Syrians fleeing a deadly crackdown on two-month-old protests are pouring into Lebanon, some saying they had to wade through rivers and find new routes to avoid gunfire.

“Anyone crossing those rivers is risking their life,” said Tarek, a labourer who arrived in Lebanon late on Sunday, when close to 1,000 Syrians crossed the border. (more…)

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Daily Mail

16 May, 2011

NATO must step up bombing missions over Libya to increase the pressure on the Gaddafi regime or risk allowing the dictator to cling to power, the head of the UK’s armed forces said today.

Chief of the Defence Staff General Sir David Richards called on the alliance to ‘up the ante’ by allowing the bombing to include infrastructure targets. (more…)

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June 24, 2010

BAGHDAD — Nine Iraqi police officers were killed during a series of attacks in Mosul and Baghdad late Wednesday and Thursday as the country’s political stalemate dragged on. (more…)

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By BBC News

A wave of bombings in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, has killed at least 58 people and wounded more than 100. (more…)

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