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Turkey-backed rebels kill 68 IS fighters near Syria's al-Bab – military

ANKARA: Syrian rebels backed by Turkish warplanes killed 68 Islamic State militants in northern Syria overnight, the Turkish military said on Saturday, as intense fighting around the town of al-Bab continued. Rebels supported by Turkish troops have laid siege to the Islamic State-held town for weeks under the “Euphrates Shield” operation launched by Turkey nearly… Read More »

Report of shooting with multiple victims near Trump protest: Seattle Police

SEATTLE: Seattle police said on Twitter on Wednesday night (Nov 9) that they were investigating a report of a shooting with “multiple victims” near the scene of protests over the surprise victory of Republican Donald Trump in the U.S. presidential election. The Seattle Fire Department said on Twitter that crews were treating five patients with gunshot… Read More »

Bomb-laden car explodes near central bank in Yemen's Aden – sources

ADEN: A car laden with explosives blew up near the headquarters of Yemen’s central bank in the southern city of Aden on Saturday and five people were injured, local security sources said. Security guards fired at the car as it moved at high speed towards the bank’s building and it then blew up, they said.… Read More »