Alarming rise in child suicide bombers used by Boko Haram: UN

Alarming rise in child suicide bombers used by Boko Haram: UN

Experts said Boko Haram is now trying to spread terror by using children for attacks in crowded markets, mosques and even camps for people fleeing Boko Haram violence.

39 killed in suicide bombings in Iraq

39 killed in suicide bombings in Iraq

At least 39 people were killed as two suicide bombers attacked an Iraqi army headquarters in the province of Anbar.

Suicide bombings kill 40 in eastern Iraq, eight west of Baghdad

At least 40 people were killed by a suicide bomber at a funeral in Iraq`s eastern province of Diyala.

Islamic State bombing kills two dozen in Syria's Homs

Islamic State bombing kills two dozen in Syria's Homs

A double suicide bombing killed at least 22 people Tuesday in the central Syrian city of Homs, state media said, in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group.

UN Secretary-General condemns terrorist attack in Jakarta

Islamic State suicide bombers and gunmen struck at the heart of the capital of Muslim-majority Indonesia, executing a Westerner and killing a local while blowing up a Starbucks cafe, leaving five attackers dead in the ensuing firing.

35 killed in Beirut suicide bombings

The security forces have cordoned off the areas and the civil defence teams are evacuating the injured to nearby hospitals.

Twitter reports 'access issues' in Turkey after attack

In July, a Turkish court ordered a ban on publishing images of a deadly suicide bombing near the border with Syria on all print, visual and online media, including Twitter.

26 killed in twin suicide bombings in Syria

At least 26 people were killed and more than 70 injured on Monday in twin suicide bombings that rocked Syria's Hasakah province, SANA news agency reported.

52 killed in suicide bombings in Baghdad

At least 52 people were killed and another 54 wounded on Monday in three suicide bombings, but also in a series of attacks launched by Iraqi forces and the US-led international coalition in the Anbar province, west of Baghdad, security officials said.

Chadian forces in `major` hunt for Boko Haram on Lake Chad

 The Chadian army has launched a "major operation" to flush out Boko Haram jihadists from islands in Lake Chad, sparking violent clashes on Monday between soldiers and the Islamic State-affiliated group.

Ban Ki-Moon condemns Cameroon suicide bombings

UN chief Ban Ki-moon condemned twin suicide bombings in Cameroon -- the first by Boko Haram in the country -- and called for better cooperation to fight the militants.

At least 11 people were killed when two women blew themselves up in the border town of Fotokol in northern Cameroon.

Boko Haram claims June suicide bombings in Chad capital

Boko Haram have claimed responsibility for twin suicide bombings in Chad`s capital N`Djamena that left 38 people dead, the SITE Intelligence Group reported Wednesday.

'11 killed in raid against Boko Haram in Chad capital'

Eleven people died early Monday when Chadian police launched a raid against suspected Boko Haram jihadist militants in a district of the capital N`Djamena, police said.

Chad arrests 60 suspected militants after suicide bomb attack

Security forces in Chad have arrested 60 suspected militants and dismantled a cell responsible for two suicide bomb attacks in its capital on June 15, the chief prosecutor of the central African nation said on Sunday.

Chad arrests five and bans burqa after suicide bombings

Chad arrests five and bans burqa after suicide bombings

Chad said on Wednesday it had arrested at least five suspects and had banned religious burqas after suicide bombings blamed on the Islamist Boko Haram killed 34 people.

Rival Libya militants fight Islamic State amid suicide bombings

Rival Libya militants fight Islamic State amid suicide bombings

A Libyan Islamist militant alliance joined forces with local people in Derna to drive back Islamic State fighters, capturing the group`s Yemeni commander and retaking a city courthouse, local residents said on Saturday.

US troops out as Yemen vows to counter Iran influence

Yemen`s embattled President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi pledged Saturday to fight Iranian influence in his violence-wracked country after US troops at a key Yemeni airbase were pulled out.

Suicide bombings, clashes kill 23 in Iraq`s Anbar

Two suicide bombings followed by clashes in Iraq`s Anbar province west of Baghdad killed 23 security personnel on Tuesday, officers and a doctor said.

Peshawar school attack: It’s a black day for humanity, say celebrities

Peshawar school attack: It’s a black day for humanity, say celebrities

The suicide attack on the Army school in Peshawar's cantonment area by six terrorists on Tuesday has left the world in a state of shock. The dastardly act has left over 100 children dead and several others injured.

Triple Baghdad blasts kill at least 22: Police

Three bombings within an hour today rocked Shiite neighborhoods in the Iraqi capital as people filled the streets, distributing sweets for the Eid al-Ghadir Muslim feast, leaving at least 22 dead.