An Indonesian woman suspected of planning a suicide bomb attack in the southern Philippines was arrested on Saturday in a pre-dawn raid, the military said. The arrest comes less than two months after 15 people were killed and 74 others wounded when two suicide bombers, both of them women, blew[…]
Authorities say they have stopped an attack claimed by extremist group Al-Shabaab on a popular hotel in the Somali port of Kismayo, but prominent public figures are among those killed. “The security forces are in control now and the last terrorist was shot and killed,” Mohamed Abdiweli, a security official, told[…]
A series of suicide bombings and attacks in southwest Syria have killed dozens of people, with state media blaming the Islamic State of the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) for the violence. A suicide bomber detonated his explosives at a busy vegetable market in the city of Sweida, some[…]
A suicide bomber has killed at least 30 Yemeni soldiers at a military base in the southern port city of Aden, a week after an attack by a local affiliate of ISIL killed dozens of troops in the city. Military officials and medics told the AFP news agency early on[…]
A suicide bomber has blown himself up inside a Shia mosque in the Afghan capital Kabul, killing at least 27 people, according to the interior ministry. The explosion triggered by a suicide bomber happened in Baqer-ul-uloom mosque in the Darul Aman area. Kabul police chief Abdul Rahman Rahimi told Al[…]
A suspected suicide bomber has died after blowing himself up near the US consulate in Saudi Arabia’s city of Jeddah, the interior ministry has said. Security officers early on Monday became suspicious of a man near the parking lot of Dr Suleiman Faqeeh Hospital, which is directly across from the[…]
At least 70 people – mostly women and children – have been killed at a crowded park in Pakistan in a suicide blast that also wounded more than 300 people, officials said. A faction of the Pakistani Taliban, Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, later claimed responsibility for the attack in the eastern city of[…]
At least 55 people have been killed and 200 others injured in a massive truck bomb attack in Baghdad, police and sources have told Al Jazeera. The attack on Thursday morning took place in a crowded vegetable market in Sadr City, a Shia district in the northeast of the Iraqi capital.[…]
young female suicide bomber killed at least 10 people and injured more than 20 in an attack on Tuesday in a market in northeast Nigeria, several witnesses said, the second such attack within 24 hours. The attack bore the hallmarks of radical group Boko Haram, which is stepping up suicide[…]
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