Accuracy in Media

Bomb Attacks kill 15 People in Iraq

Fox News reported: “Authorities in Iraq say bombings targeting Shiite districts have killed 15 people in and around Baghdad.” “Police officials say a bomb exploded Sunday night near a cafe in the Shiite district of al-Obeidi on the eastern edge of Baghdad, killing four people and wounding 14 others.”

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Yemen’s Rebel Leader Refuses to Back Down as Saudi Arabia continues Airstrikes

As Fox News reported: “A Shiite rebel leader in Yemen vowed to not surrender Sunday amid Saudi-led airstrikes in a rambling speech that rejected U.N. efforts to halt violence there, even as the political party of the country’s former leader welcomed international efforts for a cease-fire.” “The speech by rebel leader Abdul-Malek al-Houthi, his first […]

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Iran Starts Regional War with Sunni Muslims

Iran, a Shi’a (or Shi’ite) Islam nation, is fighting a proxy war in the Middle East that pits their sect of Islam against the Sunnis, such as Turkey and Saudi Arabia. Iraq, Yemen, and even Syria are places where Iran is spreading their influence and sending their weapons (and sometimes, troops) to fight wars for […]

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Lebanon arrests 2 Suspects in Mosque Bombings

WASHINGTON — The brutal double bombing of mosques in Tripoli, Lebanon has led to the arrest of two suspects. Reuters reported that the two men’s plot killed at least 42 people at the two mosques. One was a Sunni cleric that has close ties to the Syrian government. The Lebanese military court accused Sheikh Ahmad […]

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Iraq: More al-Qaeda Bomb Attacks kill 71

WASHINGTON — Violence is spreading across the Middle East as Iraqis continue to see bombings hit along religious sectarian lines. Reuters reported that in the most recent strings of bombings and attacks, at least 71 Iraqis were killed and 201 wounded. This year has been a bloody year for Iraqis as the country’s al-Qaeda branch, […]

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Twin Bombings hit Lebanese Mosques, kill at least 27

WASHINGTON — Two coordinated bombings hit mosques in the northern Lebanon city of Tripoli, killing at least 27 people and wounding at least 358 others. Reuters reports that this could lead to widespread sectarian (religious sect) violence, which has been on the upswing in recent months. After the Lebanese-based and Iranian-backed terrorist group Hezbollah entered […]

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Car Bombs Rock Iraq, kill up to 60

WASHINGTON — An immense series of car bombs killed at least 60 people in Shi’a Muslim areas and threatens to further destabilize the fractured country. Reuters reports that 17 car bomb blasts rocked the country and appear to be a massive coordinate effort. It is a signature tactic of Iraq’s al-Qaeda branch, which is trying […]

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Iraqi Violence surges as 10 Car Bombs kill 39

WASHINGTON — Iraqi violence continues to rage as ten car bombs exploded in the capital city of Baghdad, killing at least 39 Iraqis. Reuters reports that the ongoing sectarian violence is worrying domestic and foreign analysts, who fear that Sunni and Shi’a tensions could lead to a full-blown civil war between the two Islamic sects. […]

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July 2015

7/6/2015 - Bomb Attacks kill 15 People in Iraq

April 2015

4/20/2015 - Yemen’s Rebel Leader Refuses to Back Down as Saudi Arabia continues Airstrikes

March 2015

3/30/2015 - Iran Starts Regional War with Sunni Muslims

August 2013

8/31/2013 - Lebanon arrests 2 Suspects in Mosque Bombings

8/30/2013 - Iraq: More al-Qaeda Bomb Attacks kill 71

8/26/2013 - Twin Bombings hit Lebanese Mosques, kill at least 27

8/13/2013 - Syrian Civil War Spillover in Lebanon: Gunmen Shoot Mayor, kill 2 others

8/12/2013 - Al-Qaeda sets off Series of Iraq Bombings; Kill up to 50 Iraqis

July 2013

7/30/2013 - Car Bombs Rock Iraq, kill up to 60

June 2013

6/28/2013 - Iraqi Violence surges as 10 Car Bombs kill 39

6/5/2013 - Iraqi violence leaves 1,000 dead in May

May 2013

5/21/2013 - Iraq post-U.S.: Car Bombs and Violence Galore