Nigeria attacks kill 16 as force chief promises to crush Boko Haram

A female suicide bomber and Boko Haram gunmen killed 16 people in Nigeria as the commander of a new multinational force tasked with fighting the Islamists pledged on Friday to crush the insurgency "very soon".

Anger in Iraq after suicide attack on marketplace kills 115
Anger in Iraq after suicide attack on marketplace kills 115

An attack by the Islamic State group on a crowded marketplace in Iraq's eastern Diyala province has killed 115 people, including women and children, in one of the deadliest single attacks in the country in the past decade.

25 dead in suspected suicide attack in Zaria, northern Nigeria

At least 25 people were killed when a bomb blast ripped through a packed government office in Zaria, northern Nigeria, Tuesday, in a suspected suicide attack likely to be blamed on Boko Haram.

Taliban claim suicide car bombing on NATO forces' convoy in Kabul
Taliban claim suicide car bombing on NATO forces' convoy in Kabul

An explosion has targeted a convoy of foreign forces in Afghan capital of Kabul, reports said.

Military kills 23 militants in Egypt

At least 23 militants were killed today in airstrikes by army on militant hideouts in Egypt's restive North Sinai, a day after heavily-armed IS terrorists launched simultaneous suicide attacks on army checkposts in the Peninsula, killing at least 70 people, mostly soldiers.

Failed suicide attack in NE Nigeria leaves two dead

 A man and a woman apparently trying to target a hospital in northeast Nigeria were killed Wednesday when explosives strapped to their bodies blew up, witnesses said.

Afghanistan Parliament Attack: As it happened
Afghanistan Parliament Attack: As it happened

Taliban militants attacked the Afghan Parliament on Monday morning, with gunfire and explosions rocking the building, sending lawmakers running for cover in chaotic scenes relayed live on television. 

Security clampdown in Chad capital after `Boko Haram` suicide attacks

Scores of police and soldiers patrolled Chad`s capital N`Djamena on Tuesday, a day after twin suicide bombings blamed on Boko Haram jihadists killed 24 people and wounded more than 100 in the first such attacks in the city.

Islamic State teenager said to be UK's youngest suicide bomber

A 17-year old who left northern England to join Islamic State was reported to have become Britain`s youngest suicide bomber when he blew himself up in a car in northern Iraq, British media said after the militants posted pictures on social media.

Suicide attacks kill 10 troops and militiamen in Iraq

 Authorities in Iraq say coordinated suicide attacks targeting security posts have killed 10 people north of Baghdad.

Egypt police say foiled suicide attack in Luxor, two militants killed
Egypt police say foiled suicide attack in Luxor, two militants killed

Egyptian police said they foiled an attempted suicide bomb attack Wednesday on one of the country`s most popular tourist destinations in Luxor, killing two militants.

Suicide attack kills seven Pakistani soldiers

A suicide attack has killed seven Pakistani soldiers in a restive northwestern tribal region near the Afghan border, the military said on Monday.

IS claims suicide attack on Iraq police that killed 37

The Islamic State jihadist group has claimed a suicide attack on an Iraqi police base north of Baghdad that killed at least 37 people.

40 killed in Iraq suicide attack

 At least 40 Iraqi security forces and combatants from the Shia Popular Mobilisation Forces were killed and 25 others wounded in a car-bomb attack near Fallujah in the Iraqi province of al-Anbar.

Suicide attack on Iraq police base kills at least 37: Officers

A suicide attack using an armoured vehicle packed with explosives against an Iraqi police base northwest of Baghdad killed at least 37 people on Monday, officers said.

26 killed in suicide attack inside Nigeria mosque: Police

A suicide bombing in a mosque in northeast Nigeria`s key city of Maiduguri killed 26 people and injured 28 others who were at afternoon prayers on Saturday, police said.

Blast outside Gaddafi Stadium a suicide attack: Pakistan's information minister Pervaiz Rashid
Blast outside Gaddafi Stadium a suicide attack: Pakistan's information minister Pervaiz Rashid

 Pakistan's information minister Pervaiz Rashid has said the blast that killed two people, including a police officer, near the Gaddafi Stadium here was a suicide attack.

Saudi king vows to punish those behind IS-claimed attack

Saudi Arabia's king on Sunday vowed to punish those responsible for a rare suicide bombing that killed 21 people at a Shiite mosque in the country's east, calling it a "heinous terrorist attack" that runs against Islamic and human values.

Saudi king vows to punish those behind suicide attack: agency

Saudi Arabia`s King Salman said on Sunday he was heartbroken over a suicide bombing that killed 21 people in eastern Saudi Arabia, saying anyone linked to the attack or who sympathises with it will be brought to justice, state news agency reported.

Blast in Kabul's diplomatic area, 42 injured

At least 42 people were injured after a loud explosion was heard in Kabul's diplomatic area on Tuesday which houses several government buildings.