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US embassy latest target in spate of letter bombs in Spain

Bomb disposal experts defused a fifth letter bomb on Thursday as Spain stepped up security to confront a spate of explosive devices sent to...

Bermuda Triangle mystery resolved?

The theory was made after observing satellite images of the weather

WATCH: ‘Milk bottles’ dug up in garden turn out to be WW-II bombs

In a shocking incident, "milk bottles" dug up in the garden of a house turned out to be live bombs from World War II in Bramdean, England.

Afghan shoppers go online to avoid bombs, harassment

Shoppers in the Afghan capital are going online for everything from fashion to furniture to avoid bomb attacks and sexual harassment.

Russia says can protect its Syria assets if US carpet bombs

MOSCOW: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Sunday that Russia had the means to protect its assets in Syria if the United States...

Bombs kill nearly 150 in Syrian government-held cities – monitor

BEIRUT: Bombs killed nearly 150 people and wounded at least 200 in Jableh and Tartous on Syria's Mediterranean coast on Monday in the government-controlled territory that hosts Russian military bases, monitors and state media said.

India among 20 countries included in supply chain of Islamic State bombs

NEW DELHI: Companies from 20 countries are involved in the supply chain of components that end up in Islamic State explosives, a study found on Thursday, suggesting governments and firms need to do more to track the flow of cables, chemicals and other equipment.

Kurds’ advance in Syria divides U.S. and Turkey as Russia bombs

ISTANBUL: The rapid advance of U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, taking advantage of Russian air strikes to seize territory near the Turkish border, has infuriated Ankara and threatened to drive a wedge between NATO allies.

Large amounts of explosives seized from Balochistan

NUSHKI: Security agencies on Wednesday foiled a major terror bid in Balochistan as large amount of explosive material and bombs from the district of Nushki, ARY News reported.

Russian bombs take toll in Syria as Islamic State under pressure

BEIRUT: Four months of Russian air strikes in Syria are taking their toll on rebel forces, strengthening the hand of a defiant President Bashar al-Assad as the United Nations struggles to get peace talks off the ground.

Blasts in Syria’s Homs kill 32, wound 90 – monitoring group

HOMS: At least 32 people were killed and 90 wounded in two bomb explosions in the Syrian city of Homs on Monday, monitoring group the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

Iraq forces sweep Ramadi after landmark victory over Islamic State

RAMADI, IRAQ: Iraqi forces swept the devastated streets of Ramadi for bombs Monday, after recapturing the city they lost in May and clinching a major victory against the Islamic State group.

Smoke bombs thrown at police during London migrant protest

LONDON: Projectiles including smoke bombs were thrown at police on Saturday outside a London train station where a protest to highlight the plight of migrants seeking refuge in Britain was taking place, transport police said.

Accused Taliban leader said he was doing ‘God’s work’: testimony

RICHMOND: A former American soldier testifying in the trial of Irek Hamidullin on Monday said the accused Russian Taliban leader was compliant when captured, and said he was doing "God's work."

Car bombs rock two upmarket Baghdad hotels, five dead

BAGHDAD: Car bombs ripped through car parks at two high-profile Baghdad hotels on Thursday that had been targeted in deadly attacks five years before, killing at least five people, police said.

Islamic State faces battle in Iraq, bombs in Syria

BAGHDAD/BEIRUT: Islamic State poured more fighters into Ramadi as security forces and Shi'ite paramilitaries prepared to retake the Iraqi city that fell to the Islamists a week ago in a major setback for the government.

KP blasts kill two including a security man

PESHAWAR: Two persons including a security man were killed due to terrorists’ attacks in D I Khan and Peshawar on Tuesday, ARY News reported.

Monitor says Syrian army bombs Aleppo school

BEIRUT: A group monitoring the Syrian war said at least nine people including five children were killed in a Syrian army air strike that hit a school in a rebel-held area of the country's second city Aleppo on Sunday, though the army denied the report.

Two bombs explode near Cairo police station, no casualties: state media

CAIRO: Two bombs exploded in Cairo's residential Imbaba district on Saturday, causing no casualties, Egypt's state-run Al Ahram newspaper said on its website.

Iraq's Tikrit offensive stalled by IS bombs

SAMARRA: Iraq's huge offensive to retake Tikrit from the Islamic State group is being stalled by bombs planted by the jihadists holding out in the city, a militia spokesman said Tuesday.