Double suicide bombing kills hardline rebel leader in Syria

first_img Ex-FBI agent details raid on Phoenix body donation facility Clean energy: Why it matters for Arizona 4 must play golf courses in Arizona Mesa family survives lightning strike to home Comments   Share   Tuesday’s attack struck the headquarters of Ahrar al-Sham northwest of the town of Idlib, killing the group’s leader, Abu Abdelrahman Salqeen. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said six others Ahrar al-Sham members also died. The Local Coordination Committees and other activists also reported the attack.There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the bombing.The attack came few days after a senior member of Ahrar al-Sham published an op-ed piece in the Washington Post in which he denied espousing al-Qaeda’s ideology and portrayed his group as the moderate Islamist alternative in Syria, allegedly a key to defeating the IS.In September, Ahrar al-Sham’s leader Hassan Abboud was killed along with several other leading members of the group in a similar bombing.Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Four benefits of having a wireless security systemcenter_img Sponsored Stories BEIRUT (AP) — A double suicide bombing in northern Syria on Tuesday targeted the headquarters of an ultraconservative Islamic rebel group, killing its leader and several other high ranking members.The attack marked the second time in less than a year that a bombing takes out the leadership of Ahrar al-Sham, one of the most powerful Islamic groups fighting both President Bashar Assad’s forces and its rival, the Islamic State group, which holds wide swaths of territory in Syria and Iraq. Top Stories New Valley school lets students pick career-path academies Here’s how to repair and patch damaged drywalllast_img read more

New Brunswick Co program to get rid of dilapidated homes

first_img “The benefits are that it will be helpful to the public or the neighborhood from property value stand point,” said County Planning Director Kirstie Dixon. “From a property crime stand point… from a perception view point as well…as well as from tourism to improve Brunswick County.”The program is strictly voluntary and requires that the residence have an active violation case related to an oridnance, code or nuisance.The average cost of mobile home removal $2,500 and wood framed structure is $5,700.Related Article: Sources say Vertex closing its Wilmington plantBut, although some homes may look tattered from the outside, some people say the homes still have history.George Irving, who has lived on the same street all his life and owns a dilapidated building on his property says these aren’t just old buildings.“[This building] was a weight station that used to pick up cucumbers, cotton, any kind of merchandise like that on the train station and it went from Wilmington to Bolivia to Southport so it was called WBS railroad line.”Brunswick County has 32 homes that they have already planned to begin work on by the end of the year. BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Home is where the heart is in Brunswick County.Leaders are trying to find ways to keep the area looking its best as more people look to live in the area.- Advertisement – last_img read more