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22-Jun-2017 Kabul

29 killed as suicide bomber hits Afghan bank

At least 29 persons were killed in a suicide car bomb attack on a bank branch in the southern Afghan province of Helmand on Thursday, officials said.The blast took place at about 12 noon outside a branch of a New Kabul Bank in the provincial capital Lashkargah,...

22-Jun-2017 Kabul

20 killed as car bomb targets Afghan bank

At least 20 people were killed and 55 injured in a suicide car bomb attack on a bank branch in the southern Afghan province of Helmand on Thursday, officials said.A spokesperson of Helmand province's Governor told Efe news that the suspected insurgent attack...

20-Jun-2017 Damascus

45 IS militants killed in Syria

At least 45 Islamic State militants were killed in the Syrian city of al-Raqqa, a UK-based war monitor reported on Tuesday.The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said that most of the militants were killed in airstrikes carried out by the US-led...

20-Jun-2017 Mogadishu

Somalia: 17 killed in Al-Shabaab bomb attack

At least 17 people were killed in a car bomb explosion in Somalia's capital on Tuesday in an attack that was claimed by the Al-Shabaab terror group.The explosion took place outside a government office in Wadajir district, and several ambulances attended...

18-Jun-2017 Sanaa

25 civilians killed in Saudi-led airstrike in Yemen

At least 25 people were killed in a Saudi-led coalition airstrike which saw a warplane bomb a popular market in Yemen's northern province of Saada, media reported on Sunday.The airstrike happened on Saturday evening and targeted al-Mashnak popular market...

18-Jun-2017 Kabul

Seven killed in Afghan Taliban attack

Three policemen and four militants were killed after Taliban extremists stormed police headquarters in Afghanistan's Gardez city on Sunday, officials said.The attack started after one militant rammed an explosives-lade car into the front gate of Afghan National...

18-Jun-2017 Cairo

117 killed in US-backed Syrian offensive

At least 117 civilians have been killed in the Syrian city of al-Raqqa since June 6, when US-backed Syrian forces began an offensive to expel the IS, a British-based war monitor reported.The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that the civilians, including...

15-Jun-2017 Kabul

Four killed, seven hurt in Kabul mosque attack

At least four people were killed and seven others wounded after two suicide bombers struck a mosque in Afghanistan capital Kabul on Thursday night, an Interior Ministry official said."Two suicide bombers tried to assault Al Zahra Mosque in western side...

15-Jun-2017 Mogadishu

17 killed in Somalia restaurants attacks

At least 17 people were killed and 26 others injured when two restaurants in Somalia's capital Mogadishu were attacked by militants, police said on Thursday.An emergency team said confirmed that it has found 17 bodies, but it had to "stop rescue work as...

13-Jun-2017 Baghdad

22 IS terrorists killed in Iraq

A total of 22 Islamic State (IS) terrorists were killed on Tuesday in airstrikes on IS desert stronghold and clashes with Iraqi security forces in central Iraq.The Iraqi warplanes carried out airstrikes on the main IS desert redoubt in Mteibijah area,...

13-Jun-2017 Bhopal

2 Madhya Pradesh farmers commit suicide, 3rd found dead

Distressed over loans, two farmers in Madhya Pradesh have committed suicide while one debt-ridden farmer died under mysterious circumstances in the past 24 hours.The police are investigating the three cases. On Tuesday, Makhan Lal in Hoshangabad's Bhairopur village...

11-Jun-2017 Damascus

79 killed in Syria IS offensive

At least 79 people, including 16 children and nine women, were killed in the first five days of an offensive against the Islamic State terror group in the Syrian city of al-Raqqa, a UK-based war monitor reported on Sunday.The Syrian Observatory for Human...

10-Jun-2017 Baghdad

15 killed in Iraq IS attack

Fifteen people were killed on Saturday when a group of Islamic State (IS) militants attacked a village in Iraq's Salahudin province, a security official said.About 20 IS militants attacked Mseihly village, some 280 km north of the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, sparking...

10-Jun-2017 Kabul

Three killed in Afghan mosque shooting

Three Afghan civilians were killed and nine others injured in a shooting at a mosque in Paktia province, the Interior Ministry said on Saturday."The shooting took place at the mosque in provincial capital Gardez city at round 8.45 p.m., during Tarawih prayers,"...

09-Jun-2017 Baghdad

29 killed in two suicide attacks in Iraq

At least 29 people were killed and dozens wounded in two suicide attacks in Karbala and Babylon regions of Iraq on Friday, officials said.Nine people were killed when a suicide bomber blew up a belt of explosives at an entrance to a parking lot in the Shia...

08-Jun-2017 Kabul

Six Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan

Six Taliban militants were killed and eight others injured in clashes in Afghanistan's Kunduz province, an army official said on Thursday."The army launched a raid on Wednesday night in Imam Sahib that began the clashes," the official told Xinhua news agency."Clean-up...

07-Jun-2017 Tehran

12 killed as IS targets Iran Parliament, Khomeini mausoleum

At least 12 persons were killed on Wednesday in the first terror attack claimed by the Islamic State in Iran, with two bands of killers targeting the Parliament House and Ayatollah Khomeini's mausoleum in the heart of Tehran.The Islamic State, a Sunni jihadist...

07-Jun-2017 Baghdad

7 killed in Iraq suicide bombing

At least seven people were killed and three others wounded in a suicide bomb attack at a crowded marketplace in a town in Iraq's western province of Anbar, a provincial security source told Xinhua.The attack occurred in the evening when a suicide bomber...

06-Jun-2017 Kabul

7 killed in blast near Afghan mosque

At least seven civilians were killed and 16 were injured in an explosion near a mosque in Afghanistan's Herat city on Tuesday.The blast took place at around 3 p.m. near the northern gate of the Great Mosque of Herat, CNN quoted the Herat Governor's spokesman...

05-Jun-2017 Beijing

8 killed in China petrochemical plant blast

At least eight persons were killed and nine injured on Monday in an explosion in a petrochemical plant in China's Shandong province, police said.A liquefied gas tanker exploded around 1 a.m., causing a fire in the loading area of Linyi Jinyu Petrochemical...

04-Jun-2017 London

Seven killed in London terror, three terrorists shot dead

Suspected Islamists rammed a van into a group of unsuspecting pedestrians and tourists on the London Bridge and later launched knife attacks at nearby pubs, killing seven people and injuring 48. Police shot dead all three suspects.At least 21 of the wounded, including...

03-Jun-2017 London

6 killed in London attacks

At least six people were killed and 20 others injured in two separate terror attacks in London, police announced on Sunday.According to Met Police Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley, they got reports that a van struck people on the London Bridge at 5.08...

03-Jun-2017 Sanaa

Fighting continues in Yemen, 30 killed

Fighting between the Shiite Houthi group and forces loyal to Yemen's government left about 30 people killed and scores others injured in the southwestern province of Taiz on Saturday.The intense fighting that continued for two consecutive days for the purpose...

03-Jun-2017 Mexico City

Six dead, 21 injured in attack on Mexican bar

At least six people were killed and 21 others were injured on Saturday in an attack on a bar in the city of Cuauhtemoc in Mexico's northern state of Chihuahua.The attack took place on Saturday morning when an unknown man entered the night club named Chicho's,...

03-Jun-2017 Damascus

US-led airstrikes kill 43 civilians in Syria

At least 43 civilians were killed in US-led airstrikes that targeted a residential building in Syria's Raqqa city, officials said on Saturday.The airstrikes on Friday targeted the al-Jamili building in Raqqa and most of those killed were women and children,...

03-Jun-2017 Kabul

18 killed in bombings at funeral in Kabul

At least 18 people were killed and dozens wounded in three back-to-back explosions which tore through a cemetery in Khair Khana area of Kabul on Saturday during Senator Ezadyars sons funeral.Officials confirmed the toll. However they were not able to confirm...

03-Jun-2017 Damascus

43 civilians killed in Syria

Forty three civilians were killed in US-led airstrikes that targeted a residential building in Syria's Raqqa city, officials said on Saturday.The airstrikes targeted the al-Jamili building on Friday night, Xinhua news agency reported.Most of the victims were...

02-Jun-2017 Manila (Philippines)

37 killed in Philippines casino attack 'claimed by IS'

persons were killed at a casino here in an attack which was claimed by the Islamic State even though the police continued to deny that the incident was terror-linked.A lone gunman entered the Resorts World Manila in the early hours of Friday morning, firing...

02-Jun-2017 Manila (Philippines)

36 bodies found in Manila casino after shooting attack

Thirty-six bodies were found on Friday in a casino in Philippines' capital city Manila, after it was attacked by a lone gunman who fired shots and set fire to gambling tables, police said.The attack took place in the early hours of Friday at the Resorts World Manila...

31-May-2017 Kabul

80 killed, hundreds wounded in horrific Kabul bombing

A water tanker loaded with explosives blew up amid a deafening roar in the diplomatic zone here on Wednesday, killing at least 80 people, wounding around 350 including staff of some embassies and causing widespread destruction.The massive explosion, which...

27-May-2017 Kabul

18 killed in Afghan car bombing

At least 18 persons were killed when a suicide car bombing struck a crowded area in Afghanistan's Khost city on Saturday, an official said.Ten security guards and eight civilians were among the dead in the attack that targeted local off-duty security guards,...

27-May-2017 Kabul

15 Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban attack

At least 15 Afghan soldiers were killed and five others wounded in a Taliban attack on a military base in Afghanistan's Kandahar province, official sources said.A group of insurgents on Thursday night attacked a military base in the Shah Wali Kot district,...

26-May-2017 Kabul

18 Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban attack

At least 18 Afghan soldiers were killed in an attack by the Taliban on a military base in Kandahar province, a local media report said on Friday.Sixteen persons were wounded and four others were taken away by Taliban militants after the attack on the base...

26-May-2017 Cairo

23 Coptic Christians killed in Egypt bus attack

At least 23 people were killed and 25 injured when gunmen opened fire on a bus carrying Coptic Christians in central Egypt on Friday, the state media reported.The incident occurred in Minya province, about 220 km south of the capital Cairo, as the bus headed...

23-May-2017 Manchester

Britain on alert as suicide bomber kills 22 in Manchester

Prime Minister Theresa May convened an emergency COBRA meeting at Downing Street on Tuesday to discuss counter-terror strategy as a male suicide bomber killed 22 persons, including children, during a concert at Manchester Arena.Fifty nine persons were injured...

21-May-2017 Damascus

21 dead from attack on Syrian rebel base

At least 21 fighters from a Syrian Islamist rebel group were killed on Sunday in an attack on a village in Syria's northwestern province of Idlib.Two explosions rocked a base belonging to the Ahrar al-Sham rebel group in the village of Tell Touqan, located...

21-May-2017 Islamabad

6 policemen killed in firing incidents in Pakistan

At least six policemen were killed and one other was injured in two separate incidents of firing in Pakistan over the last 24 hours, police said on Sunday.Superintendent of Police Ghulam Murtaza Bhutto said three policemen were sitting in a parked police...

21-May-2017 Kabul

20 Afghan policemen killed by Taliban

At least 20 Afghan policemen were killed and ten others injured in a Taliban attack on several checkpoints in Zabul province, an official said on Sunday.On Saturday night, hundreds of Taliban fighters simultaneously attacked the checkpoints at three different...

20-May-2017 Baghdad

18 killed in Baghdad suicide attacks

At least 18 persons were killed and 20 wounded in two suicide car bombings that targeted the Iraqi police in Baghdad, an official said on Saturday.The attacks occurred on Friday night when a suicide bomber rammed his explosive-laden car into a police checkpoint...

19-May-2017 Baghdad

3 killed in 2 suicide car bombs in Iraq's Basra

At least three security members were killed and others wounded in two suicide car bomb attacks targeting a security checkpoint in the Iraqi southern province of Basra, a police source said.The attack occurred before the sunset when a suicide bomber detonated...

19-May-2017 Kabul

113 militants killed in fresh operations in Afghanistan

At least 113 militants were killed and 50 injured when Afghan security forces pressed ahead with offensives in restive provinces, the Defence Ministry said on Friday."Afghan National Defence and Security Forces carried out cleanup operations in different...

18-May-2017 Damascus

49 killed in Syria clashes

At least 49 people were killed during clashes between Syrian forces and militants from the Islamic State terror group in Aleppo province, a British war monitor reported on Thursday.The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said that the victims comprised...

17-May-2017 Kabul

6 killed in IS attack on Afghan TV station

Five Islamic State militants attacked the state-run national TV building in Afghanistan's eastern city of Jalalabad on Wednesday, leaving six persons including four attackers dead.The audacious attack on Radio Television Afghanistan (RTA) in Nangarhar province...

17-May-2017 Sanaa

18 civilians killed in Arab coalition bombing in Yemen

At least 18 civilians were killed on Wednesday by an airstrike carried out by the Saudi Arabia-led Arab coalition in southwestern Yemen, according to officials from the popular resistance militias.The bombing took place in the district of Mawza' in the...

17-May-2017 Abuja

27 killed in Nigeria gunmen attack

people were killed in a recent attack by gunmen in the central Nigeria's state of Niger, a local official said on Tuesday.Ibrahim Inga, head of the State Emergency Management Agency, who confirmed the attack, said the victims were killed when marauders stormed...

16-May-2017 Kabul

32 militants killed in Afghanistan

Up to 32 armed insurgents were killed as government forces launched a counter offensive to foil Taliban attacks in northern Afghanistan, provincial police chief Ekramudin Sarih said on Tuesday.The counter offensive was launched in Burka district of northern...

15-May-2017 Damascus

40 killed in US-led strike in Syria

At least 40 civilians were killed in strikes carried out by the US-led anti-terror coalition in Syria's Deir al-Zour province on Monday.The airstrikes targeted civilian areas in Bukamal city, which is controlled by the Islamic State (IS) group, Xinhua news...

14-May-2017 Baghdad

27 IS militants killed in Iraq airstrikes

At least 27 Islamic State militants were killed in airstrikes by international coalition against IS posts in the IS-held areas in Iraq's western province of Anbar on Sunday, an Iraqi army source said.According to intelligence reports, the US-led coalition...

13-May-2017 Cairo

11 killed in Syria bombings

At least 11 civilians were killed in bombings by the US-led international coalition and the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in two provinces in northeastern Syria, a British war monitor reported on Saturday.The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR)...

13-May-2017 Damascus

Fresh US-led airstrike kills 12 in Syria

At least 12 people were killed and 30 others wounded on Friday by a fresh US-led airstrike on the northern Syrian province of Raqqa, state TV reported.The airstrike hit the Mishleb neighborhood in Raqqa, the report said.The airstrike is the latest in a...

12-May-2017 Islamabad

25 killed in Balochistan bombing

At least 25 persons were killed while over 30 others, including the Senate's Deputy Chairman, were injured in an explosion in Pakistan's Balochistan region on Friday.The bombing took place near a convoy carrying Abdul Ghafoor Haideri as it left a mosque...

11-May-2017 Dhaka

5 killed in Bangladesh suicide blasts

Four militants and a firefighter were killed in suicide blasts on Thursday during a security raid on a suspected militant hideout in Bangladesh's Rajshahi district, a police official said.The official said based on a tip-off, security forces surrounded a...

10-May-2017 Caracas

Toll in Venezuela's violent protests rises to 39

The death toll in the violent Venezuelan protests has increased to 39 after one more person was killed amid escalating tensions provoked by the government's call to rewrite the Constitution.Miguel Castillo, 27, died during demonstration in Las Mercedes,...

10-May-2017 Cairo

11 killed in Syria bombings

At least 11 people, including four children, were killed in airstrikes in the northern Syrian city of al-Raqqa, a British-based war monitor said on Wednesday.The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said the bombardments, believed to be carried out...

04-May-2017 Caracas

Toll in Venezuela's violent protests rises to 34

The death toll in the violent Venezuelan protests has increased to 34 amid escalating tensions provoked by the government's call to rewrite the Constitution.Thousands of protesters made their way to Parliament on Wednesday in Caracas and clashed with security...

03-May-2017 Kabul

9 killed in Kabul suicide attack on NATO convoy

At least eight civilians and an attacker were killed here on Wednesday in a suicide bomb attack on a convoy of the NATO mission in Afghanistan.The explosion took place around 7.45 a.m. in the central part of Kabul, near the US embassy, Kabul police spokesman...

03-May-2017 Kabul

Eight killed in Kabul suicide attack

At least eight civilians were killed in a suicide bombing in Kabul city on Wednesday that targeted a convoy of foreign troops, the Interior Ministry said.At least 25 persons injured in the attack at Abdul Haq square in Macroyan were rushed to Wazir Akbar...

02-May-2017 Kabul

20 militants killed in Afghanistan airstrikes

At least 20 militants were killed when the military aircraft pounded Taliban hideouts in northern Afghanistan's Badakhshan province, a police official said on Tuesday."Acting upon intelligence reports, the aircraft of security forces targeted the hideouts...

02-May-2017 Baghdad

10 Iraqi soldiers killed in IS attack

At least 10 Iraqi soldiers were killed on Tuesday in an attack by Islamic State (IS) militants on a military base in Iraq's western province of Anbar.IS militants attacked the military base at Sakkar area in east of the town Rutba, some 370 km west of the...

30-Apr-2017 Kabul

43 militants killed in Afghan operation

At least 43 militants were killed in military operations in Afghanistan, the Interior Ministry said on Sunday."In the past 24 hours, Afghan National Defence and Security Forces launched eight counter-terrorism operations in Kunar, Wardak, Nangarhar, Zabul,...

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