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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...

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...

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