World update: April 9 2019

Stories from Israel, Kazakhstan, Sudan, Libya, Russia, and more

MIDDLE EAST

SYRIA

A double-tap bombing in Raqqa on Tuesday killed at least eight people—four civilians and four Syrian Democratic Forces fighters who approached the scene after the initial bombing. ISIS was presumably responsible. In western Syria, meanwhile, suicide bombers struck a Syrian military checkpoint north of the city of Hama, killing themselves…

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