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18-Sep-2017 Abuja

15 killed in Nigeria suicide attack

At least 15 people were killed on Monday in a suicide attack in Nigeria's northeastern state of Borno, officials said.One security personnel said a suicide bomber detonated an improvised explosive device in Konduga, a central town in Borno, the state capital,...

18-Sep-2017 London

Police identifies London Tube bombing suspect

The British police on Monday named one of the two suspects arrested in connection with the terror attack on a London Tube train that left 30 people injured.The suspect was identified as 21-year-old Syrian refugee Yahyah Farroukh. His arrest took place at...

18-Sep-2017 kabul

4 killed in market explosion in Afghanistan

At least four people have died and another 14 wounded in an explosion Sunday in southeastern Afghanistan, according to an official source.e bombing took place at 11.00 a.m. (local time) at a mobile phone market in Khost city, Efe news reported."As a result...

17-Sep-2017 Islamabad

Seven killed in Pakistan blast

At least seven people were killed on Sunday in a remote-controlled explosion in Pakistan's Bajaur Agency, police said.The blast took place at 12.30 p.m. when the roadside bomb went off as a security forces' vehicle was passing in the Loi Mamond area, reports...

14-Sep-2017 Baghdad

50 people die in Iraq bombings

At least 50 people, including three Iranian pilgrims, have lost their lives in twin car bomb and gun attacks striking the countrys southern province of Dhi Qar.Jasim al-Khalidi, a senior health official, said more than 87 people had sustained injuries in...

13-Sep-2017 kabul

Suicide bomber kills 3 outside Kabul International Stadium

At least three persons were killed and five injured on Wednesday in a powerful blast near Kabul International Stadium during a domestic T20 cricket match, officials said."Three people - a policeman and two civilians - have been killed and five civilians...

02-Sep-2017 Baghdad

8 killed in attack on power plant in Iraq

At least eight persons were killed in a suicide attack on a government power station in northern Iraq on Saturday, a security official said.The attack occurred in the morning when seven suicide bombers wearing explosive belts stormed al-Jalsiyah power plant...

28-Aug-2017 Baghdad

13 killed in Baghdad car bombing

At least 13 people were killed and 25 others were wounded on Monday in a car bomb that went off near a building belonging to Iraq's Ministry of Electricity in eastern Baghdad, officials said.The Islamic State terror organisation claimed responsibility for...

23-Aug-2017 Sanna

35 killed in Saudi-led airstrike on Yemen hotel

At least 35 persons were killed when Saudi-led coalition warplanes hit a hotel in Yemeni capital Sanaa on Wednesday, an official said.Medics and rescuers said they pulled out 35 bodies from under the rubble of the hotel in Bait al-Edhari area of Arhab district,...

19-Aug-2017 Baghdad

Iraqi forces kill 66 IS militants near Mosul

The Iraqi forces killed 66 Islamic State (IS) militants, including suicide bombers,near the city of Mosul in Iraq, defence officials said.The troops, backed by the army's gunships, conducted an operation against the militants in Attshana mountain range west...

19-Aug-2017 Kandahar

Afghan forces foil Taliban's offensive, 70 militants killed

As many as 70 Taliban militants were killed and scores injured after Afghan aircraft dropped bombs on a militant convoy in Kandahar province, an official said on Saturday.The incident took place late Friday night when the Taliban fighters equipped with...

18-Aug-2017 Baghdad

9 killed in IS attack in Iraq

At least seven civilians and two members of the Islamic State terrorist group were killed in an attack carried out by the militants that targeted the home of an Iraqi officer in Kirkuk province, a security source said.According to the source, The IS fighters...

18-Aug-2017 Madrid

14 civilians, five terrorists die in Spain's twin attacks

Spain was in a state of shock on Friday after 14 Spaniards and foreigners were killed in twin terror attacks in as many days by terrorists, five of whom were gunned down.A day after a van driven by terrorists ploughed into a crowd in Barcelona's Las Ramblas...

18-Aug-2017 Barcelona

13 killed, 100 injured in Spain attack, IS claims responsibility

The Islamic State terrorist group claimed responsibility for an attack in which a van ran over pedestrians here in Las Ramblas boulevard. At least 13 persons were killed and more than 100 injured.Confirming the death toll, Head of Catalonia's Regional Interior...

17-Aug-2017 Mogadishu

US air strikes kills 7 Al-Shabaab militants

The US military confirmed that its special forces conducted three precision airstrikes in Somalia on Wednesday night, killing seven Al-Shabaab fighters.The US Africa Command (Africom) said on Thursday that the joint operation with Somalia security forces...

16-Aug-2017 Caracas

37 die in clash between inmates, police at Venezuelan prison

At least 37 people were killed and 14 law enforcement personnel wounded when armed inmates resisted authorities' attempt to impose order at a prison in the Venezuelan state of Amazonas, officials said."The deaths occurred during a seizure of the Amazonas...

16-Aug-2017 Manila

32 killed in one day in Philippines war on drugs

Police in the Philippines said that 32 drug suspects had been killed in a span of 24 hours in one of the bloodiest days since President Rodrigo Duterte launched an initiative last year to fight the narcotics trade.Police officers killed 32 suspects and arrested...

14-Aug-2017 Aden

17 Yemeni civilians killed in roadside bomb blast

Yemeni civilians were killed and seven others injured in a roadside bomb blast in the country's southern province of al-Dhalea on Monday, a police official told media.The blast occurred in Qatabah district of al-Dhalea province when civilian vehicles running...

14-Aug-2017 Kabul

25 militants killed in Afghanistan

At least 25 Taliban militants were killed and 10 wounded as fighting for the control of Mirza Olang district in Afghanistan continued on Monday, an official said."Some strategic areas have been re-taken in Mirza Olang and mop-up operations backed by air...

13-Aug-2017 Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso)

17 killed in Burkina Faso attack

Seventeen persons have been killed and eight wounded in a "terrorist attack" in the centre of the capital of Burkina Faso here, the government said.Witnesses were quoted as saying that three gunmen on Sunday opened fire on customers seated outside a hotel and...

13-Aug-2017 Baghdad

Iraqi forces kill 12 IS militants

Iraqi forces on Sunday killed 12 Islamic State militants in Iraq's province of Salahudin after fierce clashes, security sources said.The clashes erupted before dawn when dozens of IS militants attacked the military bases after heavy mortar barrage and machine...

12-Aug-2017 Islamabad

15 dead, 32 injured as blast hits army truck in Pakistan

At least 15 people were killed and 32 others injured when a blast hit an army truck in Pakistan's southwest Balochistan province on Saturday night."We can now confirm that 15 people have died in the explosion today. At least 32 others are wounded," Dawn.com...

12-Aug-2017 Beirut

23 militants killed in Syria blast

At least 23 militants were killed and dozens wounded in a suicide blast in southern Syria near the border with Jordan, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.A bomber detonated an explosive belt at a base used by Jaish al-Islam near the Nasib border...

10-Jul-2017 Kabul

11 militants killed as Afghan police target Taliban hideout

At least 11 Taliban militants were killed and five wounded when Afghan forces struck at the militant group's hideout in Logar province, the Interior Ministry said on Monday."General Command of Police Special Units launched a security operation in Mohammad...

09-Jul-2017 Kabul

200 militants die in clashes for Afghan district's control

At least 200 militants have been killed over the past week as Afghan forces crack down on the Taliban in Nawa district of Helmand province, the police said on Sunday.The government forces backed by helicopter gunships have been targeting Taliban positions...

08-Jul-2017 Lamu

10 die in Kenya attack

At least ten persons were killed when suspected Al-Shabaab militants attacked a Kenyan village in the coastal Lamu region on Saturday, officials said.The insurgents shot dead the people in Jima village, Xinhua news agency quoted regional police commander...

07-Jul-2017 Cairo

Egypt army kills 40 militants after North Sinai attack

Egypt's armed forces killed 40 militants on Friday in retaliatory attack after suicide bombing and shooting on an army checkpoint in North Sinai killed at least ten soldiers, the army said in a statement."The armed forces have foiled a terrorist attack launched...

07-Jul-2017 Baghdad

Two Iraqi journalists killed by IS

Two Iraqi journalists were killed and a third was injured while covering fierce clashes between the Islamic State militants and Iraqi forces in Salahudin province on Friday, a security source said.Reporter Su'dad Faris and photographer Harb Hazza' from Huna...

07-Jul-2017 Kabul

3 civilians killed in Afghan bombing

At least three civilians were killed and another injured when a blast rocked northern Afghanistan's Takhar province on Friday, police said.The blast took place inside a house in Chahab district, Xinhua news agency quoted a senior police official as saying.With...

07-Jul-2017 Cairo

10 Egyptian soldiers die in North Sinai car bombing

At least 10 Egyptian soldiers were killed and 20 injured in suicide bombing and shooting at an army checkpoint in North Sinai's Rafah city on Friday, an official source said."A car broke into an army checkpoint in the village of Al-Bars, south of Rafah...

06-Jul-2017 Mexico City

14 killed in Mexico gunfight

At least 14 people were killed during a gunfight in Mexico's Chihuahua state, police said.The gunfight between members of the La Linea group against the powerful Sinaloa drug cartel took place near the Las Varas area on Wednesday, Efe news reported.Security...

03-Jul-2017 Mogadishu

14 Al-Shabaab militants killed in Somalia

At least 14 Al-Shabaab militants were killed and 17 others injured in a fight with Somali National Army backed by African Union forces in southern Somalia, an official said on Monday.Somali Government Army Commander Mohamed Abdow Ali said that they lost...

03-Jul-2017 Kabul

54 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan

Up to 54 Taliban insurgents were killed in Afghan army operations over the past 24 hours in southern Helmand province."Afghan special forces conducted night operations against insurgents in Nawa district on Sunday night which resulted in killings 42 rebels...

02-Jul-2017 Damascus

19 killed in Syria suicide attack

At least 19 people were killed in a suicide attack in the Syrian capital on Sunday, the media reported.Syrian police had been chasing three suspected car bombers that were trying to enter the capital, state TV said.Police stopped and detonated two of the...

02-Jul-2017

IS beheads 10 Taliban militants in Afghanistan

The Islamic State (IS) militants have beheaded 10 Taliban men in Afghanistan's Jawzjan province.The IS militants captured Aqbalaq village in Darzab district last week and arrested 10 Taliban militants. They were beheaded on Friday, Xinhua news agency cited...

01-Jul-2017 Mexico City

Mexico Police kill 19 gunmen

Police in Mexico said they have killed 19 gunmen in a shootout. Five police officers were also injured in the confrontation.Cristobal Castaneda, undersecretary for public security, told the media on Saturday that the police-gunmen clash started on Friday evening,...

30-Jun-2017 Damascus

Crime News World : 20 IS militants killed in Syria bombing

At least 20 Islamic State (IS) militants were killed in a bombing near the Koniko gas field, the largest one in Syria, a UK-based war monitor said on Friday.Planes targeted a convoy of extremists around Koniko, in Deir al-Zour province bordering Iraq, the...

30-Jun-2017 Kabul

Crime News World : 15 Afghan militants killed in airstrikes

At least 15 Taliban militants were killed in airstrikes that struck their hideout in Uruzgan province in Afghanistan, the Defence Ministry said on Friday.The Afghan Army's MD-530 helicopters pounded the hideout in Mir Abad locality in Tirin Kot, the provincial...

28-Jun-2017 Beirut

30 killed in air raids in Syria

At least 30 people were killed in air strikes in Syria's eastern Deir Ezzor province and many were injured.At least 50 people had died and "many" had been injured in the air raids on the outskirts of the provincial capital Deir Ezzor on Wednesday.The identity...

27-Jun-2017 Beirut

57 killed in US-led airstrikes against IS in Syria

At least 57 people were killed in airstrikes allegedly carried out by the US-led coalition against a prison run by the Islamic State terror organization in the Syrian city of al-Mayadin, a British-based war monitor said.The Syrian Observatory for Human...

25-Jun-2017 Islamabad

Toll in Pakistan twin bombings reach 67

The toll in the twin blasts that hit a market in Pakistan's Parachinar city has increased to 67, the media reported.According to a senior official, the toll increased after 22 people succumbed to their injuries on Saturday, reports Xinhua news agency.At...

24-Jun-2017 Damascus

Eight civilians killed in Syria bombing

At least eight civilians were killed in bombing by US-led international coalition forces against the Islamic State terror group in Syria's al-Raqqa province, a UK-based war monitor reported on Saturday.According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights...

24-Jun-2017 Damascus

4 killed in rebel attack in Syria

At least four persons were killed and dozen others injured in a rebel-fired rocket attack on a crowded street in Syria's Aleppo, a media report said.The rocket slammed into the al-Furqan street on Friday as hundreds of people were preparing for the upcoming...

23-Jun-2017 Islamabad

25 killed in northwest Pakistan blasts

At least 25 persons were killed and over 100 others injured as twin blasts ripped through a market on Friday in Pakistan's northwest tribal area of Kurram Agency, Geo News reported.The attack took place at about 5.30 p.m., when a hand-grenade was hurled...

23-Jun-2017 Islamabad

Twin blasts rock market in Pakistan's north-west, 15 killed

Fifteen persons were killed and 70 others injured as twin blasts rocked a market on Friday in Pakistan's northwest tribal area of Kurram Agency, Geo News reported.The first explosion took place as people were busy shopping for Iftar and Eid in the Turi Bazaar...

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...

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