Islamic State claims Shiite mosque attack in Yemen
Islamic State claims Shiite mosque attack in Yemen

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a car bomb attack Tuesday on a Shiite mosque in the Yemen capital that according to doctors killed one person and left five others wounded.

Six civilians killed in violence in Egypt

At least Six persons, including three children, were killed on Saturday in a bomb blast and shelling on a power station and house in Egypt's restive North Sinai where troops are fighting with Islamic State militants.

2002 Gujarat bomb blasts accused held after 13 years

The Gujarat Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) on Monday arrested a man from Madhya Pradesh who played a key role in the five bomb blasts that rocked various parts of the state in the aftermath of the 2002 post-Godhra riots.

Over 2,000 killed in terrorist attacks, blasts since 1989: MHA

 Over 2000 people, including several security personnel, have been killed in terrorist attacks and bomb blasts in the last 25 years, an RTI query has revealed.

Two CRPF personnel injured in bomb blasts triggered by Naxals

Two CRPF personnel were on Friday injured in separate pressure bomb blasts triggered by Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district, police said.

Lebanon raids prison over links to bomb blasts

Security forces raided Lebanon`s notorious Roumieh prison on Monday after discovering that inmates were linked to a deadly bomb attack last week, security services said.

Bomb attacks kill at least 31 people in Iraq

A series of vehicle bombings in Iraq killed at least 31 people on Friday, officials said, in the second straight day of attacks in Baghdad blamed on Islamic militants who have seized large parts of the country.

Pakistan gemstone industry struggles with unrest

For 400 years the craftsmen and traders of Peshawar`s jewellery bazaar have cut, polished, set and haggled over precious gems dug from the rugged mountains of northwest Pakistan.

Bomb kills seven Algerian troops: Ministry

A roadside bomb has killed three Algerian soldiers and four auxiliaries in the west of the North African country, the defence ministry said on Sunday.

Egypt group claims palace blasts that killed two

An Egyptian militant group claimed responsibility for bomb blasts outside the presidential palace in Cairo that killed two senior police officers and wounded 10 other people, taunting authorities that it was able to strike even the most secure locations in a campaign of violence against police and the military.

Bomb hidden in truck kills at least 15 in embattled Nigeria

A truck exploded in a huge fireball killing at least 15 people on Tuesday in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, the latest attack in a city repeatedly hit by Boko Haram Islamists.

Car bomb attack kills 10 people in Iraq

A car bomb explosion on Tuesday evening killed 10 people at an outdoor market in the Iraqi capital, officials said.

Bombs in southern Thailand kill 2, wound 52

Police say at least nine bombs have exploded in Thailand`s restive south, killing two people and wounding dozens. The blasts were in a southern province that is facing an Islamic insurgency.

Twin Nigeria blasts claim 162 lives: Report

As many as 162 people were killed in the twin blasts that hit a market in Nigeria`s central city of Jos, security agencies said.

Bomb blast wounds UN peacekeeper in Mali: UN

A roadside bomb struck a UN vehicle in northern Mali today, wounding a peacekeeper from Guinea during a UN visit of foreign dignitaries, an official said.

Boston marathon kick-starts under tight security one year after twin blasts

Leaving behind the fear of twin bomb blasts, which rocked the marathon stadium last year, thousands of runners reclaim the world`s oldest marathon on Monday.

Thai caretaker PM concerned over frequent bomb blasts

Thai caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra Tuesday expressed concern over recent bomb explosions in the southernmost province of Yala.

Kenya police arrest more than 650 after bomb blasts

Kenyan police have arrested more than 650 suspects a day after six people were killed in bomb attacks in the capital Nairobi, the interior minister said on Tuesday, in a crackdown on suspected Islamist insurgents.

17 killed in Iraq violence

At least 17 people were killed and 23 wounded in a new wave of attacks Saturday across Iraq, including in the volatile province of Anbar, police said.

Planted bombs in Pune, Delhi, Bangalore: Yasin Bhatkal

Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal had planted IEDs at German Bakery in Pune and Bangalore`s Chinnaswamy Stadium and provided explosives for 2008 Delhi serial blasts, he confessed before a magistrate.