Omar Sinan
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/ 15 July 2007

Bin Laden makes rare appearance in al-Qaeda video

Osama bin Laden praises martyrdom in a new videotape posted on a militant website on Sunday by al-Qaeda’s media-production wing. The Bin Laden clip, which lasted less than a minute, was undated and part of a 40-minute video featuring purported al-Qaeda fighters in Afghanistan paying tribute to fellow militants who had been killed.

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/ 10 November 2005

Bloody day of violence in Iraq

Two suicide bombers blew themselves up on Thursday inside a restaurant frequented by Baghdad police, killing at least 33 people and seriously injuring 19, while a car bomb killed seven army recruits in Saddam Hussein’s hometown, police said. Also on Thursday, Iraqi soldiers found the bodies of 27 people near the Iranian border.

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/ 4 September 2005

Insurgents target Iraqi security forces

Insurgents killed 19 Iraqi security forces on Saturday in clashes around Baqouba, while United States and Iraqi forces intensified an offensive in a rebel-infested city that the Americans subdued last year — only to have the Iraqis lose control. Eight police officers died in a pair of shootouts in Baqouba, 55km north-east of Baghdad.