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Submitted by Danish/American (United States), Jul 21, 2006 at 07:29

Not the people who did this I'm sure:

* Bombing of Khobar Towers in Saudi Arabia killing 19 U.S. servicemen (1996)
* Bombing of Jewish Community Center in Buenos Aires killing 96 (1994)
* Bombing of Israeli Embassy in Buenos Aires killing 29 (1992)
* Abduction, torture and death of CIA Station Chief in Lebanon (1985)
* Hijacking of TWA Flight 847 killing one U.S. Navy diver (1985)
* Bombing outside U.S. Embassy annex in Beirut killing 24 (1984)
* Car bombing of U.S. Marine Barracks in Beirut killing 241 U.S. servicemen (1983)
*Car bombing of U.S. Embassy in Beirut killing 63 people, including 17 Americans (1983)
* Car bombing of French military barracks in Beirut killing 58 French paratroopers (1983)


And not the people who did this..this is only Feb of this year:

2/28 Iraq Baghdad Four separate Jihad bombings leave at least eighteen dead and over forty injured.
2/28 Iraq Baghdad A Fedayeen suicide bomber joins a line of people waiting for kerosene, then detonates his explosives, killing two dozen innocents and injuring many more.
2/28 Thailand Narathiwat A bomb hidden in a food market injures eight.
2/28 Iraq Hurriyah Religious extremists bomb a Shiite mosque, slaughtering twenty-three innocents and leaving dozens more in various states of agony.
2/28 Iraq Tarfaya Sunnis roundup and execute nine Shias, leaving their bodies at a dump site.
2/28 India Bijbehara Islamic terrorists kill an animal worker.
2/27 Thailand Narathiwat Two villagers are gunned down by Islamic terrorists in separate attacks.
2/27 India Sopore The Mujahideen gun down a civilian on the street.
2/27 Saudi Arabia Riyadh Two Filipino oil workers are killed when al-Qaeda militants open fire on Saudi security forces.
2/27 Iraq Baqubah Gunmen kill the owner of a glaze shop and an employee.
2/27 Iraq Baghdad Four people are killed in a mortar attack and three more die in a roadside bombing near Kirkuk. Four bound bodies are found elsewhere.
2/26 Iraq Hilla A Muslim terrorist detonates a bomb in a passenger bus at a station, killing at least five people.
2/26 Iraq Baqubah Jihadis open fire on a group of teenagers playing soccer, killing two boys and injuring five.
2/26 Iraq Baghdad Muslim radicals shoot mortars into residential neighborhoods, killing fifteen Sunnis and three Shias. Three other bodies are found elsewhere.
2/26 Pakistan Two policemen are killed by al-Qaeda militants.
2/26 Afghanistan Kabul Taliban-led prison uprising leaves six inmates dead and about forty injured.
2/26 Thailand PattaniA local doctor is killed by Islamists while walking home from work.
2/26 Iraq Mosul Angry Muslims pull a paediatrician from his office and execute him.
2/25 Iraq Baghdad Radicals attack a funeral procession for a journalist, killing at least three people.
2/25 Iraq Baqubah In a horrible attack, thirteen members of a Shia family (representing three generations) are slaughtered by Sunni gunmen as they are fleeing the violence.
2/25 Iraq Karbala Eight people are blown apart by a Sunni car bomb at a crowded market. At least thirty others are injured.
2/25 India Sarhuti Only weeks after the Hizb-ul-Mujahideen beheaded her fiance, the same group breaks into a young woman's house and shoots her to death.
2/25 Thailand Pattani A Thai soldier is killed after being ambushed by Islamic radicals.
2/25 Ingushetia Ordzhonikidzevskaya A woman is killed when a militant throws a hand grenade trough the window of her house.
2/25 Iraq Baghdad Twenty-six bodies are found in six locations in the city. Some showed signs of torture.
2/24 Afghanistan Girishk Taliban fundamentalists ambush and kill four Afghan soldiers.
2/24 Iraq Latifiya Sunni gunmen raid a house in the middle of the night and kill two women and a man. Two young children are injured in the attack.
2/24 Saudi Arabia Abqaiq Two oil refinery guards are killed defending the plant against suicide bombers.
2/24 Nigeria Kontagora Machete-wielding Muslims hack nine Christians apart and set fire to four churches.
2/24 Nigeria Potiskum At least four Christians are clubbed to death by a Muslim mob, and five churches burned.
2/23 Iraq Nahrawan 0 In a horrific crime, 47 demonstrators for peace, ages 20 to 50, are forced from their cars at gunpoint and then machine-gunned to death by Sunni Jihadis.
2/23 Iraq Samarrah A reporter for the al-Aribiya network is kidnapped and murdered by radical Shias along with two of her crew.
2/23 Iraq Basra Radical Shias raid a prison and haul away thirteen Sunni prisoners. At least eleven are executed. Separate attacks leaves more casualties.
2/23 Iraq Baqubah A suicide bomber slaughters sixteen people at a market and injures two dozen others. Five people are killed in a second bombing
2/23 Iraq Baghdad Reprisal from the destruction of a Shiite mosque leaves at least fifty Sunnis dead in random attacks around the capital.
2/23 Pakistan Vehari A man shoots his two sisters to death on suspicion that they were having love affairs.
2/23 India Srinagar Islamic terrorists murder a university student.
2/22 Iraq Baqubah Two brothers are among six people gunned down in two separate attacks by radical Sunnis.
2/22 Iraq al-Mashrugiya Two children and a woman are killed when terrorists set off a bomb near a primary school.
2/22 Iraq Baghdad Three Sunni clerics are assassinated as Shias go on a mosque-burning rampage. Three guards are also killed.
2/22 Uzbekistan Tashkent A local Jewish leader and father of four is beaten to death.
2/22 India Sopore The Mujahideen murder a woman outside her village.
2/22 Afghanistan Kunduz Religious extremists set off a bicycle bomb, killing one civilian and injuring twelve.
2/22 Pakistan Wana al-Qaeda supported militants kill a village chief and injure three of his family members.
2/21 Pakistan Angoor Adda Islamists shoot two brothers execution-style.
2/21 Nigera Bauchi Muslims mobs take out their rage on Christians in yet a third Nigerian state, killing at least twenty-five and injuring over one-hundred in a two-day spree.
2/21 Thailand Yala Thai Islamists gun down a border patrolman as he is riding a motorcycle.
2/21 Iraq Baghdad Jihadis set off a car bomb at a crowded market, killing at least twenty-two innocents and injuring dozens more.
2/21 Ingushetia Troitskaya Suspected Islamists kill a Russian woman with a grenade.
2/21 Iraq Iskandariya A roadside bomb destroys a pick-up truck carrying workers to a job site. Two similar attacks elsewhere take four more lives.
2/20 Iraq Mosul A Jihadi eats his breakfast at a packed diner, then places a bomb under the counter before walking out. Five people killed. Two dozen injured.
2/20 Iraq Kadhimiya A Fedayeen suicide bomber massacres a dozen innocent Shias on a passenger bus. Survivors suffered horrible burns.
2/20 Pakistan Eisokhel Uzbeki Islamists kill a local tribesman in a terror attack.
2/20 India Pattan Militant Muslims shoot a civilian to death on a highway.
2/20 Nigeria Maiduguri An additional thirty bodies are counted from the Muslim rioting against Christians over the weekend.
2/20 Iraq Baghdad Muslim radicals kill ten people in five deadly attacks around the country.
2/19 Iraq Baghdad Car bombing on a city street followed by a suicide bomber kills two people.
2/19 Iraq Kirkuk Three policemen are killed by radical Sunnis in a roadside bombing.
2/19 Nigeria Borno Muslim mobs target Nigerian Christians in a protest against Danish cartoons. More churches are burned and seven more are killed.
2/19 Thailand Narathiwat Islamists murder a civilian.
2/19 Thailand Yala Two people, at least one of whom was Buddhist, are shot to death by Muslim radicals in separate attacks.
2/19 India Srinagar A civilian is gunned down in broad daylight by the Muhahideen.
2/18 Philippines Jolo Abu Sayyaf bombs a karaoke bar, killing a janitor and injuring about two dozen others. Another civilian later dies of injuries.
2/18 Afghanistan Helmand A late night attack by the Taliban on a police post leaves three officers dead.
2/18 Nigeria Maiduguri Angry Muslim mobs burn churches and beat Christians to death. At least sixteen people are killed in the violence.
2/18 raq Baqubah Two Jihad bombings kill two people and injure five.
2/18 Iraq Baghdad Five people are killed in three separate roadside terror attacks as two more kidnap victims are discovered.
2/17 Thailand Narathiwat Islamists shoot a Buddhist villager, then detonate a bomb that injures thirteen people investigating the scene.
2/17 Thailand Yala A security guard at an irrigation plant is murdered by Islamic militants.
2/17 Iraq Baghdad Jihadis kill a dozen people in four separate attacks, which included an 18-month-old girl and the kidnapping of a bank manager and his son after slaughtering five bodyguards.
2/17 India Panglar The Mujahideen gun down a policeman in a brutal attack that also injures a young girl.
2/16 Thailand Narathiwat Muslim militants murder a policeman assigned to guard teachers from terror attacks.
2/16 Afghanistan Farah Two Afghani intelligence agents are kidnapped and beheaded by religious extremists.
2/16 Iraq Baghdad Two car bombs, one near a crowded market, kill seven civilians and injure over a dozen more. Elsewhere, four bodies are found bound and blindfolded.
2/15 Iraq Baghdad Two deadly bombing attacks, including one at a university leave six Iraqis dead, as five more bodies are found dumped elsewhere.
2/15 India Bugam Kulgam The Mujahideen force their way into a home, then shoot a man to death and injure his brother.
2/15 UAE Fujairah A Hindu sailor is beaten to death by Iranian crewmates, angered over Muhammad cartoons.
2/15 Pakistan Hub Three Chinese engineers and their Pakistani driver are shot to death in their car by Muslim terrorists.
2/15 Iraq Baghdad Four children, ages 10 to 14, are blown up by Islamic fundamentalists targeting a liquor store as they are walking to school. Two brothers and their sister were among the four.
2/15 Afghanistan Nimroz An attack by religious fundamentalists kills one policeman and leaves four others injured.
2/14 Iraq Tikrit Gunmen kill an Iraqi contractor and, in a separate attack in Baghdad, a man and his son.
2/14 Pakistan Peshawar An 8-year-old boy is shot in the face by an Islamic activist protesting cartoons.
2/14 Iraq Balad A horrible Valentine's day massacre as Sunnis round up a family of Shiites and then machine-gun them to death, including a 5-year-old boy. Only one other child escaped death.
2/14 India Sopore Six civilians are injured when a Muslim militant tosses a grenade into the street. One succcumbs to injuries two days later.
2/13 Afghanistan Dihrawud Four Americans are killed when their patrol is ambushed by Taliban terrorists.
2/13 Iraq Baghdad A Fedayeen suicide bomber standing outside a bank blows himself to Allah, taking at least seven innocent bystanders with him. Children are among the victims.
2/13 Pakistan Manawan A doctor is gunned down outside his clinic.
2/13 Iraq Baqubah Sunnis slaughter a family of four Shias sitting in their car, in an automatic weapons attack.
2/13 France Saint Genevieve des Bois A young Jewish man is kidnapped by a Muslim gang and tortured for three weeks before expiring of his wounds.
2/13 Afghanistan Grishk Seven policemen are gunned down at a road construction guard post by the Afghan Taliban.
2/12 Iraq Baghdad A child is among two killed by a roadside terror bombing.
2/12 Iraq Baghdad A Fedayeen suicide bomber kills four people at a checkpoint.
2/12 Iraq Mahawil The bodies of six people, who were bound and tortured, are found at three separate sites.
2/12 Afghanistan Helmand Two Afghan soldiers are killed in a Taliban ambush. Another six are captured and executed in captivity.
2/12 Iraq Kirkuk A doctor and a sports director are among seven people gunned down by Jihadis in four separate attacks around the country.
2/11 Ingushetia Troitskaya Islamic militants ambush a troop carrier with automatic weapons, killing one Russian soldier.
2/11 Iraq Baqubah Radical Sunnis sneak up and shoot two policemen in the head as they are sitting in their car.
2/11 India Shedgam Muslim radicals kill a civilian outside his home.
2/11 Pakistan Hangu Three more people, including a 9-year-old boy, are killed in sectarian violence.
2/10 India Gursai A civilian is abducted and hanged to death by the Mujahideen.
2/10 Iraq Baghdad A brutal shooting attack in which a Fedayeen holds a gun to a woman's head before killing her.
2/10 Philippines Sulu Abu Sayyaf terrorists kill a police chief in front of his family.
2/10 Afghanistan Kunar Eight Afghan soldiers are killed by two Taliban landmines, the second designed to kill those trying to help the first.
2/10 Iraq Baqubah Four people are killed in three separate Jihad attacks, including a woman inside her home.
2/10 raq Baghdad A grisly scene as nine people are killed at a Shiite mosque by a car bomb detonated by radical Sunnis. Nearly forty others were injured.
2/10 Pakistan Sydan Banda A woman is among four people killed when radicals open fire on a train in a sectarian attack.
2/10 Pakistan Sangsilla Three members of a family, including two women, are blown apart in a roadside bomb blast.
2/10 Philippines Jolo Militant Muslims shoot a policeman in the head in front of a bakery. The same group beheaded another man in a separate attack in the same area.
2/9 Afghanistan Herat At least five people die in religious violence after Sunnis accuse Shias of destroying a sacred flag.
2/9 India Kither A woman is among two people killed in an ambush by Muslim terrorists.
2/9 Pakistan Hangu Some 31 Shiites are blown to bits while celebrating a religious holiday by a suicidal Sunni extremist. The dead include women and children.
2/9 6 Iraq Baghdad Jihadi gunmen kill four people in three separate attacks, including two who were murdered in captivity.
2/8 Iraq Ramadi Three civilians are among five people killed when a Fedayeen suicide bomber rams a checkpoint with a car.
2/8 Pakistan Dabkot Local Islamists abduct and behead a man, leaving the body with a note attached.
2/7 Afghanistan Kandahar A Fedayeen suicide bomber drives an explosives-laden motorbike into a crowd near a police post, killing at least thirteen.
2/7 Afghanistan Bala Buluk Two engineers working on road construction are killed by religious extremists in a bomb attack, along with two Afghans.
2/7 Iraq Baghdad Seven civilians are among eight people blown to bits by two terrorist bombings along a crowded roadside.
2/7 Iraq Yusufiyah Seven people are killed in at least three separate attacks around the country by Jihad terrorists.
2/7 6 Thailand Narathiwat A Buddhist is shot in the head at close range by Muslims while on his way home.
2/6 Iraq Dujail The body of an Iraqi contractor is found, and three other people are killed in two separate Jihad attacks.
2/6 India Gursai Muslim terrorists abduct a civilian from his home and murder him in captivity.
2/6 Thailand Banangstar Three villagers are shot to death by Muslim militants in a heinous attack on a market.
2/6 Afghanistan Laghman The Taliban fires on a security patrol, killing an American soldier.
2/6 India Amirabad Tral Muslim terrorists gun down a policeman.
2/6 Thailand Narathiwat Muslims kill a 71-year-old Buddhist as he is on his way home with his 16-year-old granddaughter.
2/5 Iraq Baghdad Six people are killed in four separate attacks by Jihadis, including two men who were tortured to death.
2/5 Israel Petach Tikva A Palstinian stabs an Israeli woman to death as she is riding a bus. Four others were stabbed as well.
2/5 Pakistan Quetta A dozen people are blown to bits when terrorists bomb a passenger bus.
2/5 India Baramulla A civilian is murdered by the Mujahideen.
2/5 Turkey Trabzon A Catholic priest is murdered by an assailant who shouts 'Allah Akbar!' after he fires the gun.
2/5 Iraq Salman Pak Two people are killed, and seven wounded by a car bomb along a city street.
2/4 Thailand Yala Thirty-three people are injured by a mobile-phone bombing at a café, including a teenager who succumbs to injuries two days later.
2/4 Pakistan Bahawalpur Two people are killed in a train crash resulting from an act of sabotage by suspected Islamists.
2/4 Pakistan Zarmilan al-Qaeda militants detonate a bomb under a truck, killing three Pakistanis.
2/4 Afghanistan Kandahar A woman and her child are killed in a Taliban remote-control blomb attack on a city street.
2/4 Iraq Nasiriyah A Sunni radical fires into a crowd of Shiites marching in a procession, killing three.
2/4 India Sarhuti Hizb-ul-Mujahideen behead a young man.
2/4 Afghanistan Nish 6 5 Six policemen are killed when Islamic fundamentalists set off a landmine under their vehicle.
2/4 Afghanistan Helmand 5 0 Two overnight attacks by religious extremists leave at least five people dead, including a district chief.
2/3 Thailand Songkhla A Buddhist teacher is gunned down by Muslim militants and four others are wounded in a separate attack on teachers.
2/3 Philippines Patikul Islamists massacre a family of Christians after confirming their religious identity. The victims included an infant and other young children.
2/3 Afghanistan Helmand Three policemen are killed and thirteen injured in a series of Taliban ambushes.
2/3 Iraq Hawija In a heinous attack, Sunni extremists kill an Iraqi translator.
2/2 Iraq Baghdad The bodies of fourteen men, blindfolded and tortured, are discovered. Sectarian violence also claims five other lives in five additional attacks around the country.
2/2 Russia Vladikavkaz Muslim separatists are suspected to be behind three bombings at gambling establishments that kill a young man and woman.
2/2 Afghanistan Khost The Taliban send a Fedayeen suicide bomber to kill three Afghan soldiers and two civilians at a checkpoint.
2/2 Thailand Narathiwat Islamists kill a village chief's driver and deputy with a shrapnel bomb hidden under their vehicle.
2/2 Thailand Janae A Buddhist policeman is killed when Islamic radicals attempt to kill a group of teachers under escort in a motorcade with a bomb hidden in a fire extinguisher.
2/2 Thailand Pattani A 42-year-old wood trader is gunned down by Muslim terrorists.
2/2 Iraq Baghdad Sixteen people are killed in two Islamic terror bombings. One shrapnel bomb detonated at a gas station and the other at a market.
2/1 Iraq Baghdad A Fedayeen bomber kills eight men waiting for work next to a crowded intersection. At least fifty others are in various states of physical agony from the blast.
2/1 Thailand Pattani Muslims stab a 63-year-old Buddhist man to death as he is working his rubber plantation.
2/1 Iraq Baghdad Sunni insurgents kill at least eight people in four separate terror attacks around the country.
2/1 Philippines Jolo A man and his son are gunned down on their way home by Islamists.

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