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KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Indiscriminate rocket fire slammed into a market, two schools, homes and shops Saturday in the eastern Ukrainian city of Mariupol, killing at least 29 people, authorities said. Ukraine’s top rebel leader said an offensive had begun on the strategically important port.

Ukraine’s president called an emergency meeting of his military officials and cut short a trip to Saudi Arabia to rush back to coordinate the government’s response.

Brett Daniel Shehadey
Special Contributor for In Homeland Security

In Baghdad, Iraq, on Sunday, 14 children and 14 people were murdered and over thirty wounded by a raging lunatic driving a truck full of explosives into an elementary school.

Who would kill themselves for some fraudulent holy war and massacre children of another faith?

…nothing? No group has taken responsibility yet.

By William Tucker
Chief Correspondent for In Homeland Security

At approximately 10:30 in Egypt this morning a large blast occurred outside the residence of Egyptian Foreign Minister Mohammed Ibrahim. Ibrahim was unharmed in the attack, but the Minister did say that several members of his security detail were injured as well as a number of bystanders.

Brett Daniel Shehadey
Special Contributor for In Homeland Security

The alleged Boston Marathon Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev pleaded not guilty in his opening trial on Wednesday. He faces about 30 federal charges, originally only two: the use of a weapon of mass destruction resulting in death and malicious destruction of property with an explosive resulting in death.

By William Tucker

Events in Boston over the past 24 hours have been intense as police hunt for an individual believed to be involved in the Boston marathon bombing. The authorities have stated that the two men believed to have perpetrated the bombing are siblings. One brother was killed during a police chase last night, while the younger brother is still at large.

By William Tucker The Bahraini Interior Ministry announced a ban on all rallies and public gatherings last week as the kingdom looks for a way to end the unrest that occurred over the last year and a half. Seemingly in response to the prohibition, five small explosions occurred in the capital Manama today, killing two foreign workers. According to reports, the improvised explosive devices were small.
By William Tucker Regime officials have finally confirmed a bombing at the staff command compound that killed four Syrian soldiers. The staff command compound is part of the larger military headquarters area located in Damascus. Shortly after the bombing firefights erupted throughout the city between the regime and rebel forces. How these battles have played out thus far is unknown.
By William Tucker A tour bus carrying Israeli tourists was struck by a terrorist bombing today killing 7 and wounding another 32. According to eyewitness accounts, the explosion took place shortly after the passengers began boarding the bus. This suggests that the bomb was the work of a suicide bomber, or the device was detonated remotely by someone in the vicinity.
By William Tucker A reported attack on the National Security building in Damascus has killed three top Syrian ministers and wounded several others. Unfortunately, none of the information surrounding the reported attack can be verified. Two groups did, however, claim responsibility for the attack – the Free Syrian Army (FSA) and Lord of the Martyrs Brigade. State run media did confirm an attack took place.