bombing


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Mohammed Ghazi Areef, 35, was killed in a bombing in Gaza City.
Riad Mohammad Kawareh, 50, was killed in a bombing of his family's home in Khan Younis.
The question resurfaced in Russell's mind in 1992, when a visit to Dresden by the Queen failed to satisfy the desire of some Germans for a statement of regret by Britain for the bombing.
Joseph Cirincione, director for nonproliferation at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, used to think a bombing was unlikely.
Having failed to kill its crew on the ground in Fallujah, Bush supposedly wanted to put out a hit on the whole damned network, in effect going to war against Qatar, by bombing al-Jazeera's global headquarters in Doha, Qatar's capital.
sanctuary is Luis Posada Carriles, an anti-Castro Cuban wanted in Venezuela for the 1976 bombing of a Cuban airliner that killed 73 people.
The atomic bombing of Hiroshima and then Nagasaki persuaded Emperor Hirohito, who had wavered for weeks, that the war must end immediately.
9) Almost a decade later, in the spring of 1993, the Provisional IRA executed a number of dispersed assaults, including the firebombing of two department stores, the hijacking and bombing of a pair of taxis in London, and the placing of bombs in trash cans a block apart to target those fleeing the first blast.
The B-1 has been the backbone of bombing missions in (Iraq), dropping over 35 percent of all 2,000-pound JDAMs,'' said Maj.
The scenario of commuter trains as terrorist targets is particularly troubling, given threats made against railroads in France just a few weeks ago and the apparent terrorist bombing of a commuter train in southern Russia last September, which killed five and wounded 30.
August 6th of next year will mark a date of tragic distinction: the 60th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima.
Even following the bombing of Nagasaki, however, there was no consensus among the Japanese about surrender.
Precision bombing was another term that took awhile to evolve.
1) Three weeks later, the United States and the United Kingdom began bombing Afghanistan.
It was a perfect aircraft for close air support and the other bombing and strafing duties which characterized the interdiction mission.