Somalia: 10 killed in Al-Shabaab suicide bomb attack on tea shop in Mogadishu

A suicide bombing attack by the Al-Shabaab jihadist group on a crowded tea shop in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu killed 10 people and wounded dozens, the government said Saturday. The death toll from the attack, which targeted a tea shop near Read More …

DR Congo imposes curfew in Beni after weekend bombings

People in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s city of Beni have woken up to a curfew on Monday after three bombs rocked the east of the country, with authorities warning they had reports more attacks were being planned. On Read More …

Manchester Arena Inquiry: Bomber ‘should have been identified as a threat’

Manchester Arena suicide bomber Salman Abedi should have been identified as a threat on the night of the atrocity by those in charge of security, a public inquiry into the 2017 attack has found. Inquiry chairman Sir John Saunders found Read More …

Afghanistan: Taliban killed, female suicide bomber explodes ‘before reaching target’

At least eight Taliban insurgents, including Pakistani fighters, have been killed and four others wounded in clashes between Afghan forces and the Taliban in Nangarhar’s Achin and Spinghar districts. This comes as a female suicide bomber and three of her Read More …

Afghanistan: Will Suicide Bombing Stop After a ‘Peace Settlement’?

Kabul-based analyst Kanishka Nawabi explores the factors behind suicide attacks, and why they will continue Suicide bombing has become routine in Afghanistan, but it wasn’t always so. The reasons why suicide bombing began in Afghanistan, and why it is likely Read More …