Injured Henderson to miss rest of season for Liverpool    BREAKING: Turkish court rules to let Hagia Sophia return as mosque    On 5th anniversary of his death, DNE celebrates the life and career of Omar Sharif    UEFA Champions League quarter-final and semi-final draw    Libya's NOC lifts force majeure, says output will be low for now    Egypt's Sisi urges unceasing efforts to face economic challenges of COVID-19    Post-Trump era a possibility, Europeans see no quick fix to US ties    Olympic trials to be China's only international sport event this year    Japan nightclub 'hotspots' must follow coronavirus rules to stop spread: Government    Scenes from hell: 1995 Srebrenica genocide    No agreement so far on GERD technical, legal points: Egypt    GERD talks find no breakthrough for 7th straight day    Al-Mashat signs 6 grant agreement worth $90m with USAID    Tehran denies US seizure of Iranian arms on way to Houthis in Yemen    Ethiopia's Nile Dam: Myths and Facts    Egypt partners with IFIs on 13 agricultural projects valued at $545.42m: Al-Mashat    Egypt's annual urban inflation rises to 5.6% in June: CAPMAS    Turkish verdict paving way for Hagia Sophia mosque expected Friday : Officials    Google shuts down cloud project, says no plan to offer cloud services in China    Iran's coronavirus cases exceed 250,000, says Health Ministry    COVID-19 pandemic in Africa is now reaching 'full speed'    U.S. stock indexes held steady after Nasdaq clinches new record    EU stocks cautiously higher as economic recovery hopes take hold    Misr Emirates Takaful Life Insurance's premiums rise 40% in FY2020    Egypt won't accept any formulations that disregard its concerns over Ethiopia's Dam: Irrigation ministry    Egypt's Mohamed Salah double keeps Liverpool on track for points record    Facebook takes down accounts, pages of U.S. President Trump's Roger Stone    Egypt records 1,025 new coronavirus cases, 75 deaths on Wednesday    Egypt repeats call for UN-guided ceasefire in Libya: Shoukry    Egypt keeps domestic fuel prices unchanged    Women's rights activists say silence of sexual assault victims remains main challenge    Healthcare professionals conduct 80% of FGM in Egypt: UNFPA    Egypt Environment Ministry, JICA cooperate to remove single-use plastic bags    Russia offers technical assistance to 3 countries in Ethiopian Dam negotiations    Senate vote in August    1,057 new coronavirus cases in Egypt Tuesday – health ministry    Swvl reveals security breach, but bank details safe    Culture Ministry to document architectural heritage of Egypt    The Day They Killed Singing play atTaliaa Theatre is a must go    Like father, like son: Ahmed Khaled Saleh acting star in the making    Farwell to 74-year old Egyptian military production minister El-Assar    U.S. President Trump slams Washington Redskins as team re-evaluates name    Egypt reopens 5 museums, 8 archaeological sites and operates 171 international, domestic flights    Egypt's Zamalek to continue training Thursday, but domestic league participation unclear    Federation of Egyptian Banks denies funding GERD: eletreby    Egypt to host World Handball Championship on time despite COVID-19: EHF President    Egypt's parliament Oks amendments to House law amid differences over election    CAF draws timeline for resumed continental championships amid COVID-19    







Thank you for reporting!
This image will be automatically disabled when it gets reported by several people.





Car bombs in Baghdad''s Shia districts kill at least 42 people
Published in Almasry Alyoum on 30 - 09 - 2013

A series of car bombs exploded in busy areas in predominantly Shia neighborhoods of Baghdad on Monday, killing at least 42 people and wounding dozens more, police and medical sources said.
The deadliest attack took place in Sadr City, where a car bomb blew up near a place where workers had gathered. It killed at least seven people, including two soldiers
It was not immediately clear who carried out the attacks, but hardline Sunni militants who view Shia as non-believers have been stepping up their insurgency and striking with a ferocity not seen in years.
More than two years of civil war in neighbouring Syria have aggravated deep-rooted sectarian divisions and strained Iraq's fragile coalition of Shia, Kurdish and Sunni factions.
Shia, security personnel government employees of both sects and governmental-backed Sunni "Sahwa" militia members are prime targets for Al-Qaeda and the Sunni insurgents.
On Sunday, a suicide bomber blew himself up inside a mosque where a Shi'ite funeral was being held, killing at least 40 people in Mussayab, 60km south of Bagdad.
The United Nations mission in Iraq said about 800 Iraqis were killed in acts of violence in August.


Clic here to read the story from its source.