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First attacker identified from Paris carnage

Nov 15, 2015 - 4:53 PM

French authorities name the first attacker as 29 year old Omar Ismail Mostefai who was identified from a severed finger found at Bataclan concert hall scene of the worst of the bloodshed

MOURNING. A placard reading ‘Paris beats stronger’is placed at the candles and flowers placed at the entrance of the cafe 'La Belle Equipe,’ Rue de Charonne, on November 15, 2015 in Paris, after a series of gun attacks occurred across the city. Photo by Kenzo Tribouillard/AFP

Heavy clashes, suicide bombings kill 36 in north Iraq

Jun 07, 2014 - 1:11 PM

Violence is running at its highest levels since 2006 2007 when tens of thousands were killed in sectarian conflict between Iraq s Shiite majority and Sunni Arab minority

More than 1,000 people killed in Iraq in May

Jun 01, 2013 - 5:18 PM

This raises fears of a return to all out sectarian strife

FRESH ATTACKS. Iraqi men gather at the scene of one of the two car bombs that exploded near an used car dealerships in Baghdad's Habibiyah area on May 27, 2013. Photo by Ahmad al-Rubaye/AFP

Deadliest Iraq attacks since US pullout

Sep 10, 2012 - 6:28 AM

A wave of more than 30 attacks in Iraq kill 88 people

53 killed in Iraq attacks

Aug 17, 2012 - 5:51 AM

A wave of attacks in Iraq killed 53 people amid warnings of more attacks ahead of the end of Ramadan