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  1. Bombs kill 11 at central Baghdad restaurantsRead the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago | The Star Online

    Bombs killed at least 11 civilians in central Baghdad on Sunday when they exploded at two restaurants in the Iraqi capital, police and medical sources said. Police said the deadliest explosion took place near Tahrir Square when a bomb placed in a plastic bag exploded near a popular restaurant, killing seven people and wounding 11 others.

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  2. Officials say bombings kill 10 in Iraq's capital, BaghdadRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | The Daily Star

    BAGHDAD: Two bombings ripped through commercial areas in Iraq's capital Sunday, killing at least 10 civilians and wounding dozens, officials said. The deadliest attack took place in Baghdad's Bab al-Sharji area, where a bomb went off outside a small restaurant, killing seven civilians and wounding 22, a police officer said.

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  3. YouGov/Sunday Times - CON 32, LAB 32, LDEM 7, UKIP 15, GRN 7Read the original story

    47 min ago | Polling Report

    The weekly YouGov/Sunday Times survey is up here and has topline figures of CON 32%, LAB 32%, LDEM 7%, UKIP 15%, GRN 7%. Most of the rest of the survey dealt with attitudes towards the Chilcot Inquiry and Iraq.

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  4. Woman At Centre Of IS Prisoner Swap DemandRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | LBC 97.3

    Islamic State militants have said they will release the remaining Japanese hostage Kenji Goto if a prisoner called Sajida al Rishawi is released from jail in Jordan. At the Day's Inn hotel, a bomber detonated an explosive belt killing three people.

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  5. Baghdad bombings leave eight civilians deadRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Al Bawaba

    Officials say two bombings in Iraq's capital , Baghdad, have killed at least eight civilians, according to the Associated Press. The first and more deadly attack occurred outside a restaurant in the capital's Bab al-Sharji area. Five civilians died and another eleven were wounded.

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  6. Bombs kill 11 at central Baghdad restaurantsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Jerusalem Post

    Bombs killed at least 11 civilians in central Baghdad on Sunday when they exploded at two restaurants in the Iraqi capital, police and medical sources said. Police said the deadliest explosion took place near Tahrir Square when a bomb placed in a plastic bag exploded near a popular restaurant, killing seven people and wounding 11 others.

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  7. West's treatment of Muslim world wrongRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The massacre at the French magazine Charlie Hebdo was horrific. There is no excuse for such a terrible thing.

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  8. Islamic State terrorists pounded by Coalition air strikes as video...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Record

    THE online video claiming one Japanese prisoner had been killed was quickly deleted and militants disagreed over whether the message was authentic. An American military trainer instructs Iraqi soldiers during an exercise on approaching and clearing buildings at the Taji base complex north of Baghdad ISLAMIC STATE fighters were pounded by Coalition jets yesterday as fears grew for the Japanese men they have taken hostage.

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  9. Daesh loses only one percent of territory since start of airstrikesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    The US-led air campaign, which Washington claims aims to degrade Daesh's military capability, remains the subject of debate, with critics pointing to Daesh's advances and battlefield successes despite the raids. Kurdish peshmerga forces and Iraqi government troops have retaken 700 square kilometers of ground mostly in northern Iraq , but Daesh still holds 55,000 square kilometers, spokesman Rear Admiral John Kirby told reporters.

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  10. SIS hostage drama: Who is Sajida al-Rishawi?Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | KITV-TV

    She's remembered as the would-be bomber whose device failed to detonate in a string of otherwise deadly terror attacks at Jordanian hotels in 2005. But just who is the woman supposedly named in the latest hostage demand from ISIS? And what's her connection to the new radical Sunni group that controls big swaths of Syria and Iraq? Sajida al-Rishawi is referred to as an "imprisoned sister" of the terrorist group in a message purportedly posted online by a known ISIS supporter.

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  11. Challenges on multiple fronts likely to test new Saudi kingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Saudi Arabia's new monarch inherits the throne at a moment when the oil-rich kingdom is being buffeted by a plunge in the value of its most valuable commodity, growing challenges by activists at home and deepening turmoil on its borders that stands to benefit rival Iran. Those who know King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud note the 79-year-old's diplomatic skills, honed over nearly five decades as governor of the capital, Riyadh.

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  12. Spanish police arrest 4 suspected jihadisRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | USA Today

    Spanish National Police arrested four suspected jihadis Saturday in the country's North African enclave of Ceuta who allegedly had formed a terror cell and were ready to carry out an attack, the Interior Ministry said. Spanish police arrest 4 suspected jihadis MADRID - Spanish National Police arrested four suspected jihadis Saturday in the country's North African enclave of Ceuta who allegedly had formed a terror cell and were ready to carry out an attack, the Interior Ministry said.

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  13. Spanish police arrest 4 suspected members of a jihadist cell in AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbian

    Spanish National Police arrested four suspected jihadis Saturday in the country's North African enclave of Ceuta; the Interior Ministry alleged they had formed a terror cell and were ready to attack. Interior Minister Jorge Fernandez Diaz said investigators, working with their Moroccan counterparts, were struck by the similarities between the suspected cell members and the two French brothers who killed 12 people at the Charlie Hebdo newspaper in Paris.

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  14. I Hate The WarRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | The Common Ills

    Barbara Starr. She sounds like a comic book character, some descendant of Dale Messick's comic strip Brenda Starr .

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  15. Spain arrests 4 suspected members of jihadi terror cell in North African enclave of CeutaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Spanish National Police arrested four suspected jihadis Saturday in the country's North African enclave of Ceuta who allegedly had formed a terror cell and were ready to carry out an attack, the Interior Ministry said. Interior Minister Jorge Fernandez Diaz said investigators, working with their Moroccan counterparts, were struck by the similarities between the suspected cell members and the two French brothers who killed 12 people in an attack upon the Charlie Hebdo newspaper in Paris.

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  16. AP News in Brief at 7:58 p.m. ESTRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Spanish National Police arrested four suspected jihadis Saturday in the country's North African enclave of Ceuta who allegedly had formed a terror cell and were ready to carry out an attack, the Interior Ministry said. Interior Minister Jorge Fernandez Diaz said investigators, working with their Moroccan counterparts, were struck by the similarities between the suspected cell members and the two French brothers who killed 12 people in an attack upon the Charlie Hebdo newspaper in Paris.

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  17. Spanish Police Arrest 4 Members of ISIS Terror CellRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Debka

    Spanish National Police arrested four terrorists Saturday in the country's North African enclave of Ceuta who had formed a terror cell and were ready to carry out an attack, the Interior Ministry said. The four were following instructions given by the al-Qaida in Iraq leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, via what it called "a powerful and aggressive communication campaign" including jihadi Internet forums and websites.

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  18. An Iran Deal Is Nothing to FearRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Reason Magazine

    Pondering the looming specter of a nuclear-armed Iran, some Americans are deeply worried that we won't reach a deal to block that possibility. Some people have a different fear: that we will.

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  19. Who is Sajida al-Rishawi? And why does ISIS care about her?Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WISW-AM Columbia

    She's remembered as the would-be bomber whose device failed to detonate in a string of otherwise deadly terror attacks at Jordanian hotels in 2005. But just who is the woman supposedly named in the latest hostage demand from ISIS? And what's her connection to the new radical Sunni group that controls big swaths of Syria and Iraq? Sajida al-Rishawi is referred to as an "imprisoned sister" of the terrorist group in a message purportedly posted online by a known ISIS supporter.

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  20. News of the Day From Across the Globe, Jan. 25Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | SFGate

    Militant leader slain: The Islamic militant group Ansar al-Shariah , based in Benghazi, Libya, said Saturday that its leader Mohammed al-Zahawi has been killed. Unconfirmed reports that al-Zahawi was injured or killed in an attack late last year had circulated on jihadist websites although the group dismissed them at the time.

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