Afghan forces claim upper hand after Taliban attack Kunduz city

Afghan security forces “repelled” a coordinated Taliban assault on the northern city of Kunduz on Saturday, President Ashraf Ghani said, even as the insurgents claimed to have captured important city buildings. The multi-pronged Taliban offensive on Kunduz, which has come Read More …

U.S. military confirms attack on a convoy near Bagram Airfield, no casualties reported

The U.S. military confirmed an attack on a military convoy near Bagram Airfield in northern Parwan province of Afghanistan. According to a statement released by U.S. military “There was an attack on a convoy last night near Bagram Airfield in Read More …

Afghan Special Forces destroy suicide bombers training center in Logar province

The Afghan Special Forces destroyed a training center of the suicide bombers during an operation in central Logar province. The 203rd Thunder Corps said in a statement the Special Forces destroyed the suicide bombers training center in Tagab area of Read More …

Philippines: Westmincom on guard against suicide bombings

The Islamic State-inspired Abu Sayyaf group and foreign militants that are with them are planning more suicide bombings after their June 28 attack in Sulu, the chief of the military’s Western Mindanao Command said Monday. “So we have monitored that Read More …

Somalia: Suicide attack by Al-Shabaab kills 6 in Mogadishu

A female suicide bomber detonated herself in the office of the Mogadishu’s mayor, killing six officials and badly wounding Mayor Abdirahman Omar Osman, local media reported on Wednesday. “Sabah Abdullahi Mohamed, the commissioner of Abdulaziz district and her Waberi district Read More …

Pakistan: Nine people killed in complex attack involving female suicide bomber

At least nine people have been killed and 30 others were injured in Pakistan after a complex attack involving a suicide bomber, believed to be a woman wearing a burqa. The bomber struck outside a hospital as the wounded were Read More …

AFP, PNP: Filipino suicide bomber behind Sulu attack

This is the first officially confirmed case of a suicide bombing in the Philippines perpetrated by a Filipino, and marks an escalation in terror tactics by local extremists The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine National Police Read More …