Suicide Bombing at Pakistani Political Gathering Claims 44 Lives

A political gathering in northwestern Pakistan was the target of a deadly suicide bombing on Sunday, resulting in at least 44 fatalities, according to local law enforcement. The attack, which also left over 100 people injured, 17 of them critically, was aimed at members of the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) who had convened in the town of Khar, Bajaur district, near the Afghanistan border. The suicide bomber detonated explosives in close proximity to the convention’s stage, …

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15 dead, over 40 injured in terror attack

According to Iranian officials and state media, at least 15 people were killed and 40 injured in an attack Wednesday at the Shahcheragh Shrine in Shiraz, southern Iran. It is reported that two children were among the victims, according to the state-run Press TV. The Iranian security forces have arrested two of the suspected attackers, and a manhunt is underway for a third, state news reported. As ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack, it had …

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Plot To Assassinate Former President Prompts FBI Investigation

FBI investigating plot to assassinate former President George W. Bush – CNN The FBI arrested an alleged ISIS operative who planned to assassinate former President George W. Bush. The four Iraqi foreign nationals planned to kill Bush in retaliation for Iraqi deaths. The suspect allegedly planned to assassinate former president Bush and asked an FBI source to obtain fake police and FBI identifications and badges for the assassination. A man affiliated with ISIS who was …

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Top White House Official Warns Allies Not to Back Down From ISIS

(TheDailyHorn.com) – In 2010, then-President Barack Obama was in a rush to scale down military activity in Iraq. A campaign promise to end the wars in the Middle East largely drove this reckless decision. By 2011, Obama had lost many of the military gains made over the previous decade. The pullout created a vacuum for extremist groups to exploit in the wake of the US military’s withdrawal. Now Joe Biden is president, could it happen …

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