March 22, 2013
President Bashar Assad vowed Friday to “wipe out” Muslim extremists in Syria, blaming them for a suicide bombing at a mosque that killed dozens of people, including a top cleric who supported the embattled regime in the civil war.
The death toll from Thursday night’s bombing — the first suicide attack on a mosque in two years of violence in Syria — rose to 49 after seven of the [...]
Reports are emerging of a suicide attack on a minibus carrying foreigners near the Afghan capital, Kabul.
At least six people are thought to have died in the bombing, which took place on a busy road leading to the airport, police said.
At least 10 people were killed, including nine foreigners, when a suicide bomber blew himself up alongside a minivan on a busy highway leading to the airport in the Afghan capital, [...]
A bombing that killed at least seven people and injured dozens on a bus full of Israeli tourists was most likely a suicide attack, Bulgarian officials said Thursday. The suspected attacker was carrying a fake driver’s license issued in Michigan, they added.
Interior Minister Tsvetan Tsvetanov said the suspect appeared on security camera tape near the bus for nearly an hour before the attack that gutted the airport in the Black Sea [...]
May 4, 2012
At least 20 people died in northwest Pakistan Friday when a suicide bomber blew himself up in a market.
The attack took place around 8.00 a.m. in Bajaur tribal area. Over 40 others were injured, Xinhua reported.
The teenaged bomber struck when security personnel were patrolling the market in Khar town. At least eight security men were among those killed.
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Followers of Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr also want new elections amid political crisis and fresh violence in Baghdad.
A suicide attack killed five people at the interior ministry in Baghdad as a key political bloc called for early elections in a worsening standoff that has stoked sectarian tensions.
The blast, which left dozens wounded on Monday, came just days after the capital was struck by its deadliest violence in more than four [...]
ISLAMABAD: An anti-terror court Saturday indicted two police officers and five alleged Taliban militants over the 2007 assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, a prosecutor said.
Nobody has been convicted or jailed for Benazir’s assassination on December 27, 2007, in Rawalpindi, in a gun and suicide attack after she addressed an election rally.
Police say that three other suspects in the high-profile case have been killed — including the chief of [...]
Al-Nashiri is described as ‘one of al-Qaeda’s most skilled and capable operational coordinators’
By Holly Watt 10:31PM BST 26 Apr 2011
Abd al-Rahim Hussein Muhammad Abdah al-Nashiri, a Saudi Arabian, was said to have reported directly to Osama bin Laden. His interrogators reported: “Detainee is so dedicated to jihad that he reportedly received injections to promote impotence and recommended the injections to others.”