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Today in Terrorism: December 7, 2016 – Car bombings in Benghazi

On this day in 2016, unknown assailants carried out what is called “double-tap” bombings in Benghazi.

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Today in Terrorism: December 5, 2013 – Yemen car bomb attack

The conflict in Yemen is complicated: war and terrorism are killing thousands and no one seems to care.

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Today in Terrorism: December 4, 1971 and 2018

On December 4, 1971 the Ulster Volunteer Force exploded a bomb at a bar called McGurk’s in a Catholic neighbourhood of Belfast, killing 15 and wounding 17.

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Today in Terrorism: November 30, 2006 – Suicide bombing in Somalia

The predecessor to the Al Shabaab terrorist group in Somalia was responsible for several attacks and demonstrated why military invasions are bad ideas.

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Today in Terrorism: November 26, 2008 – Taj Mahal Palace hotel attack

On this day in 2008, ten terrorists from Pakistan proceeded to go on a rampage at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, a railway station, two hospitals and a Jewish centre.

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Today in Terrorism: November 25, 2014 – Suicide bombing in Nigeria

On this day in 2014, two girls detonated bombs at a market in the Nigerian city of Maiduguri, killing 78 people.

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Today in Terrorism: November 24, 2017 – Islamic State attacks in Egypt

On this day in 2017, attackers bombed a mosque in the town of Bir al-Abed in North Sinai before opening fire on fleeing worshipers.

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Today in Terrorism: November 22, 2009 – ‘Bicycle bombs’ in Northeastern India

On this day in 2009, seven people were killed and over 20 wounded when two bicycles kitted with explosives detonated in the Indian state of Assam.

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Today in Terrorism: November 21, 2012 – Tel Aviv bus bombing

The 2012 Tel Aviv bus bombing was a mass-injury terror attack carried out on a crowded passenger bus driving in the center of Tel Aviv’s business district.

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Today in Terrorism: November 19, 1995 – Attack on the Egyptian Embassy in Pakistan

A suicide bomber rammed his explosive-packed truck into the Egyptian Embassy in Islamabad on Nov. 19, 1995, killing 15 people, including the second secretary of the embassy and three Egyptian security guards.