Lebanon, Iraq and Iran have declared recent Israeli aggression an act of war after attacks on Lebanon, Syria, and Iraq over the weekend, promising devastating retaliation if the violence continues. A pair of kamikaze drone attacks on Beirut’s southern suburbs on Sunday and a drone strike on a Palestinian militia[…]
Turkey on Thursday launched an air attack on the Kurdish region in northern Iraq in response to the killing of a Turkish diplomat in the region, the country’s defence minister said. The Turkish vice consul to Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdish region was shot dead on Wednesday in the local capital Erbil. Police sources said two other[…]
Islamic State militants left Ramadi’s streets and buildings boobytrapped with bombs, hampering efforts to rebuild the city two weeks after Iraq’s elite counter-terrorism forces claimed victory against the militant group there, officials said. Ramadi, the capital of Anbar province, was touted as the first major success for Iraq’s army since[…]
Belgian investigators believe explosives used in the attacks in Paris in November may have been made in an apartment in Brussels that was rented under a false name and where a fingerprint of a key fugitive was found. Police found material that could be used to make explosives, traces of[…]
OPINION by Rana Dasgupta – On April 28, 1937, Pablo Picasso read the front-page headlines in L’Humanite: “One thousand incendiary bombs dropped by Hitler and Mussolini’s planes reduce the city of Guernica to ashes. An incalculable number of dead and wounded. For how long can the world tolerate the terrifying[…]
Two hundred bombs have been found in a bus that had come from Zimbabwe at the Beitbridge border post, the SA Revenue Service (Sars) said on Wednesday. “Sars officials discovered 200 explosive detonating devices in a bus at the Beitbridge border post on June 23, 2015 [Tuesday],” it said in[…]
Civilian self defence fighters say a sack of home-made bombs found at an abandoned Boko Haram camp exploded, killing 63 people in a town in northeast Nigeria’s Borno state. Witness Haruna Bukar said the civilians were patrolling when they came across the bag of metallic objects and carried them to[…]
Two explosions shook the Athlone area late on Thursday night at a car dealership and a local shopping complex. Police confirmed the amount of explosions heard in surrounding neighbourhoods after two pipe bombs left broken glass and a burning car outside Auto Belgravia in Belgravia Road and a small shopping[…]
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