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Qaeda suspects hit Yemen government bastion in multiple attacks

Al-Qaeda suspects carried out twin suicide bombings and took hostages on Sunday, officials said, as they struck at the heart of the Yemeni government after suffering a string of setbacks.

Nov 05, 2017, 19:43 PM IST

Iran says Saudi Arabia supports militants on its turf after attacks

Iran and Saudi Arabia accuse each other of subverting regional security and support opposite sides in conflicts including those in Syria, Yemen and Iraq.

Jun 13, 2017, 18:14 PM IST

Iran kills mastermind behind Tehran attacks, arrests more

Iranian authorities have also arrested seven people it suspects of helping militants involved in attacks, a judiciary official said on Saturday.

Jun 11, 2017, 18:56 PM IST

Taliban denies role in Kabul's suicide bombings

The Taliban has rejected any role in the three consecutive explosions in Kabul, in which as many as 20 people were killed and 87 injured on Saturday afternoon during the funeral ceremony of Mohammad Salim Izadyar, the son of the deputy speaker of the Afghan Senate House.

Jun 04, 2017, 10:09 AM IST

Damascus suicide bombings kill 39, say activists

At least 39 persons were killed when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives-strapped vest inside the old Justice Palace building in Syrian capital of Damascus on Wednesday, according to a British war monitor.

Mar 16, 2017, 00:19 AM IST

Saudi king vows to fight religious extremists after multiple suicide bombings

No group has claimed responsibility but Islamic State militants have carried out similar bombings in the U.S.-allied, Sunni Muslim-ruled kingdom in the past year, targeting minority Shi`ites and Saudi security forces.

Jul 06, 2016, 03:11 AM IST

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.

Apr 12, 2016, 16:58 PM IST

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.

Mar 01, 2016, 17:55 PM IST

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.

Mar 01, 2016, 03:53 AM IST

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.

Jan 26, 2016, 20:21 PM IST

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.

Jan 14, 2016, 23:07 PM IST

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.

Nov 13, 2015, 00:46 AM IST

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.

Oct 11, 2015, 00:37 AM IST

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.

Sep 15, 2015, 08:33 AM IST

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.

Aug 17, 2015, 23:46 PM IST

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.

Jul 28, 2015, 09:01 AM IST

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.

Jul 14, 2015, 05:23 AM IST

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.

Jul 09, 2015, 03:41 AM IST

'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.

Jun 29, 2015, 18:43 PM IST

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.

Jun 28, 2015, 23:48 PM IST