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Lebanon: one suicide attempt every six hours

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SHAFAQNA - The rate of suicide is close to national alarm in Lebanon. The rate of suicide among the youth in Lebanon is rising at an alarming rate according to health professions. As many as one suicide attempts are being reported every six…

30 Shia Muslim killed in Kabul by suicide attack

SHAFAQNA- A suicide attack inside a Shia mosque here killed at least 30 people Monday. Col. Fareedon Obaidi, head of investigations for Kabul Police, told Anadolu Agency a lone suicide bomber detonated explosives inside the Baqar Uloom Mosque…

‘Choice of peaceful death’: Canada moves to legalize assisted suicide

SHAFAQNA - The Canadian government has proposed a law permitting an assisted suicide for those adults who are “suffering intolerably” or are “on a foreseeable course toward the end of their lives.” The legislation is expected to pass…

Suicide bombings by ISIS kill 40 in eastern Iraq, 8 in Baghdad

SHAFAQNA- At least 40 people were killed by a suicide bomber at a funeral in Iraq’s eastern province of Diyala while a suicide blast at a security checkpoint in Baghdad’s western outskirts killed eight members of the security forces, police…

Four killed in suicide attack at Cameroon mosque

SHAFAQNA- Four worshippers were killed in a suicide bombing at a mosque in northern Cameroon on Monday, a security source said, five days after a similar attack left 12 people dead. Monday’s blast hit the village of Nguetchewe in Cameroon’s…