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September 28, 1973: Terrorists hijack train transporting immigrants in Austria

On September 28, 1973 terrorists from the Syrian-sponsored organization As Sa’iqa overtook a train carrying Soviet Jews immigrating to Israel

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September 27, 2008: Car bomber strikes unknown target in Syria

On September 27, 2008 a car bomb on the outskirts of Syria’s capital Damascus killed at least 17 people.

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June 8, 2016: Balloon attack in Syria

On June 9, 2016 Jabhat Al Nusra terrorists shelled the Syrian city of Aleppo with explosives placed in gas balloons killing 5 and wounding 50

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May 10, 2012: Suicide bombers hit military intelligence in Damascus

On May 10, 2012 two suicide bombers detonated two car bombs outside a military intelligence building in Damascus, killing 55 and wounding more than 400.

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ISIS execution in Syria (July 9, 2016)

On this day in 2016, the terrorist group ISIS beheaded four football players in Raqqa, Syria after having declared that sport are ‘un-Islamic’.

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SEVEN separate ISIS attacks in Iraq and Syria (June 13, 2016)

We talk about Islamic State (ISIS) for a simple reason: it is a lethal terrorist group. IRAQ/SYRIA – If you have been following this series for a while you will have seen that I am trying to accomplish a few things. I want to highlight a particularly large or significant act of terrorism on a […]

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April 8, 2016 | Executions in Damascus

On this day in 2016, ISIS killed 175 cement workers from among a group of 300 individuals they had kidnapped northeast of Damascus.

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February 4, 2006 | Bombings of Nordic embassies in Damascus

On this day in 2006, a mob firebombed the building housing the Danish and Norwegian embassies in Damascus in protest over the Danish ‘cartoon affair’.

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Pan Am Flight 103 bombing – December 21, 1988

On December 21, 1998 Pan Am flight 103 came down on Lockerbie, Scotland, killing all 259 passengers and 11 residents on the ground.

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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.