#AceWorldNews – DAGESTAN: Jan.17: A teenager from Russia’s turbulent southern Dagestan Republic is suspected of carrying out a suicide bombing at a police station in Istanbul’s tourist Sultanahmet Square, which killed one officer and seriously injured another one RT News reported.
Forensic experts in Russia are to compare blood samples from the bomber, believed to be Diana Ramazanova, 18, with those of her mother, to confirm her ID. Ramazanova is believed to have been radicalized after meeting radical Islamists through social networks.
According to Turkish media, she married a Norwegian jihadist of Russian origin and travelled with him through Turkey to Syria, where he joined one of the local militant groups and was killed in December.
#AceWorldNew says that the Al-Qaeda-linked Abdullah Azzam Brigades claimed responsibility on Wednesday for the twin suicide bombings that struck the Beirut neighborhood of Bir Hasan, the Daily Star newspaper reports.
Two car bombs were behind the blasts that killed five and wounded 80 others, police said.
The group, on its Twitter feed, also claimed responsibility for the November-19 twin suicide attack targeting the Iranian Embassy that killed dozens, including an Iranian official.
#AceBreakingNews says that Militant group warns tourists to leave Egypt before Feb 20
The Islamist militant group, Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis, has warned tourists to leave Egypt “before it’s too late.” It also threatened, on an affiliated Twitter account, to attack anyone who stays in the country after the February-20 deadline, Reuters said.
The Sinai-based group claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing that killed two South Korean tourists and an Egyptian on Sunday.