Afghanistan: Deadly blast hits Shiite mosque in Kandahar during Friday prayers

A large explosion tore through a Shi’ite mosque in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar during Friday prayers, causing heavy casualties, a spokesman of the Taliban government’s interior ministry said. Qari Saeed Khosti said authorities were collecting details of the Read More …

Somalia: Over 6 killed as 2 separate terror attacks hit Mogadishu

At least three people were killed and several wounded Tuesday evening when a suicide bomber blew himself up at a busy restaurant in Somalian capital Mogadishu’s Yaqshid district, according to a police official. Meanwhile, an intelligence officer and two bodyguards Read More …

Afghanistan: Deadly explosion kills and wounds worshipers in Northern Kunduz Province

A deadly explosion in Khan Abad port of northern Kunduz province inflicted casualties to at least 80 worshipers on Friday, October 8, BBC reported. The explosion has occurred in a mosque where hundreds of people had gathered to perform Friday Read More …

Afghanistan: ISIS-K suicide bomber who carried out deadly Kabul airport attack had been released from prison days earlier

The ISIS-K suicide bomber who carried out a terrorist attack at Kabul international airport in late August, killing 13 US service members and dozens of Afghans, had been released from a prison near Kabul just days earlier when the Taliban Read More …

Somalia: Al-Shabab Attack Kills 11 in Mogadishu

An explosion from suicide bombing has killed at least 11 people Tuesday in the Somali capital, witnesses and officials said. Witnesses said a suicide bomber walked into a teashop made of corrugated tin and detonated an explosive vest. The attack Read More …

Pakistan: Four killed, 19 injured in Quetta blast

At least four killed while 19 sustained severe wounds when a suicide bomber on a motorbike blew himself up on Quetta’s Mastung Road today (Sunday). The bomber targeted Frontier Constabulary guards in the Mian Ghundi neighbourhood of the city, around Read More …

US Airstrike Hits Suicide Bombers Targeting Kabul Airport

A U.S. airstrike Sunday targeted a vehicle carrying “multiple suicide bombers” from Afghanistan’s Islamic State affiliate before they could target the ongoing American military evacuation at Kabul’s international airport, officials said. There were few initial details about the incident, as Read More …

Afghanistan: ‘Very high risk of terror attack’ against the UK and allies’ evacuation operation – UK source

There is a “very high risk of a terrorist attack” against the evacuation operation by the UK, US and other allied forces in Kabul, according to a senior British source. The group that is of most concern is an Islamic Read More …