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'More Extreme Than Al Qaeda'? How ISIS Compares to Other Terror Groups

The leader of the Islamist fighters sweeping across northern Iraq has been called the heir apparent to Osama bin Laden. But there are big differences between his group - the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham - and bin Laden's al Qaeda.<p>ISIS is a more conventional fighting force, rolling in with …

Middle East

Car bomb in Syria's Hama province kills 34: state news | Reuters

BEIRUT (Reuters) - A car bomb in Syria’s western Hama province killed 34 and wounded more than 50, Syria’s state news agency SANA said on Friday, blaming the attack on rebels fighting forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad.<p>People gather around a crater in Homs city June 20, 2014, in this picture …