Officials say suicide bombing kills 12 people in Iraq

A suicide car bomb killed 12 Shiite militiamen and Iraqi soldiers today in a town north of Baghdad, authorities said, sparking a battle between security forces and fighters with the extremist Islamic State group.

Apparent suicide blast kills seven in Pakistan Shiite mosque

An apparent suicide bomber struck a Shiite mosque in Pakistan`s garrison city of Rawalpindi on Friday, killing at least seven people and wounding 15 others, with police warning that the toll may rise.

Suicide bomber hits European police in Kabul, one dead

A suicide car bomber struck near the headquarters of the European police training mission in Kabul on Monday, killing one Afghan civilian and wounding five others nearby, police and EUPOL said.

Suicide bomber kills two Saudi guards on Iraq border

 A suicide bomber killed two Saudi guards Monday on the border with Iraq, where Islamic State jihadists have seized a swathe of territory, the interior ministry said.

Yemen suicide bomber kills 33 at Shiite celebration

A suicide bomber killed at least 33 people in central Yemen on Wednesday when he blew himself up at a celebration by Shiite militia supporters, medics said.

Bomber kills 11 Shi'ite pilgrims north of Baghdad: Police

A suicide bomber killed 11 people and wounded 23 others when he detonated explosives in a crowd of Shi`ite pilgrims walking north of Baghdad to the shrine city of Samarra, police and medical officials said. 

Body parts of Wagah suicide bomber buried

 The body parts of a 23-year-old suicide bomber, who blew himself up at Wagah border with India last month killing 63 people, were buried at a graveyard here.

Seven dead as two suicide attacks rock Kabul

 A suicide bomber detonated himself Thursday at a high school next to the French cultural centre in Kabul, wounding at least six people, officials said.

Six Afghan soldiers killed in suicide attack

 At least six Afghan soldiers were killed and 12 injured Thursday as a suicide bomber targetted a bus carrying army personnel on the outskirts of Kabul.

ISIS trained Areeb Majeed to become suicide bomber: Sources

The 23-year-old Kalyan youth Areeb Majeed, who left his home to join Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) in Syria, has reportedly revealed during interrogation that he is a trained suicide bomber.

ISIS recruit Areeb Majeed's NIA custody extended till Dec 22
ISIS recruit Areeb Majeed's NIA custody extended till Dec 22

The 23-year-old Kalyan youth, who left his home to allegedly join ISIS, is likely to be produced before court on Monday.

Four killed in suicide attack on UN convoy in Somali capital: Police

 At least four people were killed Wednesday when a suicide bomber in the Somali capital rammed a car packed with explosives into a UN convoy, police said.

Teenage suicide bomber caught in northern Nigeria

A teenage female suicide bomber was caught heading toward the Maiduguri market, which has already been hit twice recently by female suicide bombers, said witnesses.

Nigeria president vows to hunt those behind mosque attacks

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan vowed on Saturday to hunt down those behind "heinous" attacks which left at least 120 dead at the mosque of a top Islamic leader and vocal critic of Boko Haram.

Taliban attack Kabul guesthouse and British embassy car

Taliban militants attacked a foreign guesthouse in central Kabul on Thursday, hours after a suicide bomber targeted a British embassy vehicle in a blast that killed six people, triggering fears of spiralling unrest.


Fear for Afghan women's rights as troops withdraw

Afghan lawmaker Shukria Barakzai says the suicide bomber who plowed into her motorcade a week ago wanted to silence a voice on women's rights with a deafening blast.

Woman suicide bomber `kills several` in Nigerian market

 A female suicide bomber blew herself up Sunday at a mobile phone market in northeast Nigeria, killing several people, witnesses said.

Afghan female MP survives suicide attack, 3 dead: Officials

A suicide bomber on Sunday targeted a vehicle convoy of Afghan lawmakers that included a prominent female MP, killing three civilians and injuring 17 others, officials said.

Suicide bomber in school uniform kills 47 in Nigeria

A suspected Boko Haram suicide bomber disguised in school uniform killed 47 students in northeast Nigeria on Monday, in one of the worst attacks against schools teaching a so-called Western curriculum.

Suicide blast kills one in Kabul police chief`s office

 A blast erupted inside the office of Kabul police chief Zahir Zahir on Sunday, officials said, adding details of casualties were unclear but that he was unhurt.