A tanker belonging to Iran’s government-owned oil corporation has reportedly been hit by a blast and caught fire in the Red Sea, 60 miles from Saudi Arabian shores. The incident is treated as a “terrorist act,” local media say. The vessel, operated by the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC), has[…]
Tehran has mocked Israel’s intensified efforts to root out the Iranian presence in the region after the IDF struck targets in Syria, Lebanon and Iraq in one day, while threatening to continue attacks against Iran’s ‘accomplices.’ “These insane operations are absolutely last struggles of the Zionist Regime,” Qassem Soleimani tweeted after[…]
Twenty people were killed and 47 injured when a car packed with explosives intended for a militant attack blew up outside Cairo’s main cancer hospital on Monday, the Interior Ministry said. Officials initially said the explosion was caused when a car driving against the traffic collided with three other cars,[…]
At least six people have been killed after a bomb detonated near university premises in Afghanistan‘s capital on Friday, officials said. Wahidullah Mayar, the Health Ministry spokesman, wrote on Twitter that another 27 people were wounded in Friday’s explosion. Reports said the blast took place near Kabul University’s southern entrance. There[…]
The bulk of the South African tourists who were involved in a bus explosion near Egypt’s Giza Pyramids are heading back home. The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (Dirco) said in a statement on Sunday night that 25 of the 28 South Africans will be returning to South Africa on[…]
A series of bombings has hit luxury hotels and churches in Sri Lanka, killing at least 138 people and wounding about 400 as worshippers were attending Easter Sunday services. Three of the explosions took place in Catholic churches while three other explosions were reported in luxury hotels – the Cinnamon[…]
Yemen’s Houthi rebels have accused the Saudi-led coalition of bombing the country’s main international airport, destroying a navigation station that is critical to receiving already limited aid shipments. Houthi officials told Al Jazeera two air strikes targeted Sanaa’s international airport in the rebel-held capital early on Tuesday, making it unusable[…]
At least 29 people suffered minor injuries in an explosion in a busy part of New York that the city’s mayor said appeared to be intentional, adding there was no evidence of a “terror connection”. “There is no specific and credible threat against New York City at this point in[…]
At least 131 people, including many children, were killed and hundreds wounded in a car bombing in a crowded commercial area in Iraq’s capital, Baghdad, hospital and police sources have told Al Jazeera. The powerful explosion early on Sunday came near the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan,[…]
Four suspects have been detained for questioning in connection to a bomb attack that targeted a police vehicle near the main tourist district in central Istanbul, killing 11 and injuring 36 people. The four were arrested hours after Tuesday’s attack and were being held at Istanbul’s main police headquarters, Turkish[…]
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