Roadside bomb blast kills 3 soldiers in SW Yemen

At least three pro-government Yemeni soldiers were killed on Wednesday in an explosion caused by a roadside bomb in the country’s southwestern province of Taiz, a government official told Xinhua. The local government source said on condition of anonymity that Read More …

IED Explosion in Kabul kills 2 civilians, injures 5 security forces

An explosion shook Kabul city soon after the Afghan leaders concluded a 3-day traditional grand council (Loya Jirga) deciding to release the remaining 400 Taliban prisoners. Kabul police confirmed an IED explosion in Company Bazaar of district 5 which happened Read More …

Philippines: NPA ‘lair’ in Sultan Kudarat yields IEDs, bomb-making parts

Government forces conducting security patrol in the hinterlands of Sultan Kudarat province found improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in a suspected communist New People’s Army (NPA) lair on Saturday. Lt. Col. Rommel Valencia, commander of the Army’s 7th Infantry Battalion, said Read More …

Incendiary balloons may spell end of quiet on Israel-Hamas border

Israeli fighter jets struck underground Hamas infrastructure in the Gaza Strip on the night of Aug. 5. The Israel Defense Forces did not offer any other details on the nature of the target. The strike came hours after several explosive-laden Read More …

DHS chief details attacks by rioters on law enforcement in Portland with sledgehammers, IEDs

Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf on Thursday detailed to senators the assaults that federal law enforcement had been subjected to from rioters in Portland — saying officers had been attacked with weapons including sledgehammers and improvised explosive devices (IED). Read More …