US bombings around Kobane target own supply drop

US warplanes bombed a bundle of supplies that went astray near the Syrian border town of Kobane after they had air dropped it for besieged Kurdish defenders, the military said Monday.

Baghdad car bombs kill 23

Car bombs exploded in three crowded areas of the Iraqi capital Friday, killing at least 23 people, the latest in a string of deadly blasts in the city, officials said.

Bombings kill 45 in Shi'ite areas of Baghdad and outskirts: Officials
Bombings kill 45 in Shi'ite areas of Baghdad and outskirts: Officials

At least 45 people were killed in bombings in Baghdad and its rural outskirts on Saturday as the government continued to defend the capital against jihadists who four months ago seized major cities in northern Iraq.

Afghan district police chief among six killed in bombings

A roadside bomb killed a district police chief and a fellow policeman in eastern Afghanistan Wednesday, while four civilians died in a similar incident earlier in the day.

Bombings in Shiite areas of Iraq kill 37

Bombings that included a suicide attack on tribal leaders in Baghdad hit Shiite areas of central and southern Iraq today, killing at least 37 people, officials said.

Bombs against Kurds, other attacks in Iraq kill 33

A double bombing tore through Kurdish political party offices in northern Iraq in the deadliest of a series of attacks nationwide that killed at least 33 people, officials said.

Iraq attacks kill 33 as 2014 toll tops 4,000

Attacks across Iraq killed 33 people on Wednesday, the latest in a months-long surge in violence that has left more than 4,000 people dead this year.

Iraq officials targeted as violence kills 13

Militants shot dead an Iraqi provincial councillor and bombed the education minister`s convoy today, as violence killed 13 people nationwide ahead of next week`s elections.

Iraq: Bombings kill 26 people in Baghdad

A series of bombings targeting commercial areas of Baghdad killed 26 people as residents were heading out on the town on Thursday in a new spasm of violence to strike the Iraqi capital, according to Iraqi officials.

Iraq officials say bombings kill 15 people

A series of bombings targeting commercial streets and security forces in Baghdad and its surroundings killed 15 people on Tuesday, officials said.

Security ramped up for Boston Marathon

A "no-bags" policy is among tightened security measures being introduced for this year`s Boston Marathon, organizers said Wednesday, as the emotional first race since last year`s bombings looms in April.

Five killed as Egypt marks third anniversary of 2011 uprising

Five persons were killed in clashes on Friday as explosions and protests marked the third anniversary of Egypt`s 2011 uprising, with thousands taking to the streets despite fears of terrorist attacks.

Clashes, bombings kill 6 people in Iraq

Iraqi authorities say clashes between militants and government troops as well as two bombings at marketplaces have killed six people.

US urges closer security ties with Russia for Olympics

The United States Monday called for closer security cooperation with Russia ahead of the Sochi Winter Olympics after two deadly bombings in the city of Volgograd, and warned Americans to stay vigilant.

Bombings, shooting kill 6 people in Iraqi capital

Iraqi authorities say bombings and a shooting have killed six people around the capital.

Iraq funeral bomb kills 12, November unrest claims 950

A suicide bombing at the funeral of an Iraqi anti-Qaeda fighter killed 12 people today as figures showed nearly 950 people died last month in spiralling violence ahead of elections.

Iraq violence kills 12

Ten bombings and a shooting killed at least 12 people and wounded 19 in Iraq on Friday, officials said.

Bombings and shootings kill 10 in Iraq

Bombs exploded near two Sunni mosques on Saturday in Baghdad as a series of attacks nationwide killed 10 people, Iraqi officials said.

20 killed in Baghdad bombings

At least 20 people were killed and 53 others wounded in three bombing attacks here on Monday, police said.

Funeral bombing, other attacks in Iraq kill 41

A suicide bomber rammed his explosives-laden car into a funeral tent packed with mourners in a Shiite part of Baghdad early this evening, the deadliest assault in a day of attacks that killed 41 people in Iraq.