Explosions in Samara, northern Baghdad kills 24 people

A suicide bomber on Sunday detonated an ambulance laden with explosives in a crowd of Iranian pilgrims in Iraq’s holy city of Samara, killing seven people. A total of 24 people were killed in twin suicide attacks in Samara city, Diyala Province and Tikrit in Salahadin Province, northern Baghdad. The blast in Samara, nearly 125 … Read more

Car bomb blast kills nine near Maiduguri in Nigeria

Nine people have been killed in a car bomb blast at a military checkpoint in northern Nigeria. Officials and witnesses said on Tuesday that the bomb exploded at the checkpoint on a road leading to the northeastern city of Maiduguri.The victims were all aboard the explosives-laden vehicle. There was not clear if any soldiers were … Read more

Suicide bomber kills six in eastern Afghanistan

At least six civilians were killed and six others were wounded in a blast in Afghanistan’s eastern Nanagarhar privince on Monday, local officials said. “The suicide bomber blew up his explosives inside a gathering of tribal elders from Pacherwagam district,” Attaullah Khugyani, a spokesman for the Nangarhar governor, said, adding that the blast took place in the … Read more

Car blast kills four in central Benghazi

A car exploded late on Saturday in Libya’s eastern city of Benghazi killing four people and wounding at least 14, security and medical officials said. Among those killed in the attack in the city’s central Keesh district was Mohamed Bugaighis, who headed an anti-corruption body, the officials said. Bugaighis was also a supporter of the … Read more

Islamic State claims responsibility for fatal stabbing in Hamburg

A follower of Islamic State was responsible for a stabbing attack on two youths in the German city of Hamburg two weeks ago, the militant group’s Amaq news agency said on Sunday. In the incident, the unknown perpetrator attacked a young couple sitting under a bridge at the Alster river in downtown Hamburg. He stabbed … Read more

At least 7 killed in bomb attacks around Baghdad

At least seven people were killed in four separate bomb attacks around Baghdad late Friday, according to a security source. Nasr al-Hanun, an Iraqi chief of security force, said that five civilians were killed and 16 others were injured by the bombs that were planted in two different residential areas and a roadside bomb in … Read more

Daesh Militants Execute 22 Residents of Iraq’s Mosul

The Daesh terrorist group executed on Thursday 22 residents of the Iraqi city of Mosul, which has become a battlefield between the Iraqi Armed Forces and jihadists. “The Daesh militants electrocuted on Thursday 22 civilians in the center of Mosul on charges of collaboration with security forces and [Kurdish] Peshmerga fighters… the IS militants were holding these civilians in a Mosul prison for nearly four months,” a … Read more

Afghan Taliban exact ‘revenge’ by kidnapping and killing 20

Insurgents have kidnapped and killed at least 20 Afghan civilians. The victims were from a group of 33 taken by the militants in the remote central province of Ghor, according to police official Ziauddin Saqib. The abductions took place while battles were underway between the Taliban and Afghan security forces on Tuesday that saw two militant … Read more

Al-Qaeda-Linked Al-Shabaab Kills 12 Civilians in Kenya Guesthouse Bombing

At least 12 people have been killed in a bomb attack by Somalia’s Takfiri militants on the town of Mandera in northeast Kenya. Kenyan media quoted police as saying that suspected militants from the al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabaab militant group were behind the attack that targeted a guesthouse on Tuesday. “We have found 12 bodies so far … Read more