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Afghan president backs suicide bomb fatwa after 14 killed

4 months, 10 days ago
KABUL: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani condemned Monday’s suicide bomb attack outside a peace tent gathering of Muslim clerics in Kabul and backed their fatwa against suicide attacks, saying they violated the tenets of Islam. The bomb…

Twin suicide bombings kill at least 13 in Nigeria

10 months, 13 days ago
KANO, NIGERIA: At least 13 people were killed and more than 50 wounded in a dual suicide bomb attack at a busy morning market in northeast Nigeria on Saturday, according to local sources. The attacks occurred in the town of Biu, about…

Dozens killed, wounded by car bomb in Afghan province

1 year, 1 month ago
KABUL: As many as 13 people, including both Afghan army soldiers and civilians, were killed and 18 wounded by a car bomb in the southern province of Helmand on Sunday, officials said. Omar Zwak, the Helmand governor’s spokesman who gave…

Suicide bomb attacks killing more Afghan civilians: U.N

1 year, 2 months ago
KABUL: The United Nations on Monday called on insurgent groups in Afghanistan to curb attacks on civilians after more than 5,000 non-combatants were killed or wounded in the first six months of 2017. The war in Afghanistan killed at least…

Suicide bomber kills at least 43 soldiers in Yemen

1 year, 9 months ago
SANAA: A suicide bomber killed at least 43 soldiers in the southern Yemeni port city of Aden on Sunday, officials there said, a week after an attack by the militant Islamic State group killed 50 troops nearby The officials said the…

Suicide bomber kills seven employees of Afghan TV channel

2 years, 8 months ago
KABUL: Seven employees of popular Afghan TV channel TOLO were killed Wednesday when a suicide car bomber rammed into their minibus in Kabul, just months after the Taliban declared the network a legitimate "military target".

Suicide bomb in Baghdad kills at least 18: medics

2 years, 11 months ago
BAGHDAD: At least 18 people were killed and 41 wounded when a suicide bomber blew himself up at the funeral of a pro-government Shi'ite Muslim fighter in Baghdad on Friday, Iraqi police and medical sources said.

Double female suicide bomb attacks kill 45 in Nigeria

3 years, 10 months ago
MAIDUGURI: More than 45 people were killed when two female suicide bombers blew themselves up in a crowded market in northeast Nigeria on Tuesday, the latest in a wave of such attacks blamed on Boko Haram.

U.S. planes strike militants, drop aid near Iraq’s Amerli

4 years, 1 month ago
BAGHDAD/WASHINGTON: The United States carried out air strikes on Saturday against Islamic State fighters near the besieged Shi'ite town of Amerli in northern Iraq and airdropped humanitarian aid to civilians trapped there, the Pentagon…