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U.N. Warns 70% of Explosives Remain Uncleared in Iraqi Islamic State Territory

The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) warned on Sunday that roughly 70 percent of the land mines, improvised explosive devices, and other hazards created during the Islamic State’s occupation of Iraq remain undiscovered. UNMAS said these lurking hazards were a major impediment to displaced Iraqis returning to their homes.

This picture taken on March 24, 2019 shows a discarded landmine lying on the ground in the village of Baghouz in Syria's eastern Deir Ezzor province near the Iraqi border, a day after IS group's "caliphate" was declared defeated by the US-backed Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). (Photo by GIUSEPPE …

Car Bomb Attack Kills Nine Soldiers in Southeast Turkey: Sources

Nine Turkish soldiers were killed and more than 20 people were wounded on Sunday when suspected Kurdish militants detonated a car bomb that ripped through a checkpoint near a police station in the country’s southeast, security sources said.

People carry an injured man from Midyat Police station after an explosion on June 8, 2016 in Midyat, southeast Turkey. Three people were killed and dozens injured in a car bombing on June 8, 2016 at a police station in southeast Turkey, a day before 11 people were killed in …

Car Bomb Attack on Turkey Ruling Party Wounds 48

A car bomb exploded Monday outside the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) headquarters in the eastern Turkish city of Van, wounding 48 people including two police officers, local authorities said.

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Istanbul Bomb Attack on Police Bus Kills 11, Wounds 36

Turkish police have announced four swift detentions connected with Tuesday’s car bomb attack on a police bus in Istanbul. 11 people are confirmed dead, including seven police officers and four civilians, while at least 36 more were injured, several of them critically.

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Turkey Bombs PKK in Iraq After Ankara Terrorist Attack

Turkey bombed camps in Iraq belonging to Kurdish separatists of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) on Monday, after declaring the PKK complicit in last weekend’s devastating car bomb attack on Ankara.

HATAY, TURKEY - NOVEMBER 29: Turkish cargo plane, which carries the body of a Russian pilot who lost his life after Russian warplane violating Turkish air space was downed, is seen before transferring Russian pilot's body from Hatay to Ankara, at Hatay airport on November 29, 2015 in Hatay, Turkey. …

Yemen: Islamic State Bombs Presidential Residence

The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a bomb attack aimed at the presidential residence in Aden, Yemen, on Thursday. Reports say that up to 11 people were killed in the blast and at least 20 wounded.

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