The United States said Wednesday it plans to sell thousands of bombs and missiles to Israel as well as 10 Seahawk helicopters to Saudi Arabia, in deals worth about $1.9 billion each, officials said Wednesday.
Egyptian security officials say bombs have targeted courthouses in two cities, wounding two people in what could be retaliation for the sentencing to death of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi the day before.
Three car bombs ripped through the eastern Libyan city of Qubbah on Friday, killing 40 people and wounding 70 in what officials described as a revenge attack for Egyptian air strikes on Islamist militant targets.
Battles between the Taliban and government forces were responsible for the most Afghan civilian casualties in 2014, the war’s deadliest year, surpassing roadside bombs as the leading killer for the first time, the United Nations said on Wednesday.
Security agencies dealing with the menace of IEDs and similar local bombs, which claimed 75 lives in the country last year, are still "groping" to obtain suitable gadgets and machines to detect their presence and triggering mechanisms, a top security official today said.
Two Taliban bombs killed at least 10 policemen in Afghanistan on Monday, officials said, the latest attacks against the security forces who are suffering huge casualties as US-led NATO troops pull out.
New Delhi: The Maoists have launched a misinformation campaign against the security forces saying bombs were being airdropped from helicopters at Naxal hideouts, a charge vehemently denied by the Home Ministry.