Yemen: Six killed in Aden car bombing targeting officials

A car bomb targeting the governor’s convoy shook Yemen’s southern port city of Aden on Sunday killing at least six people and wounding seven, the information minister said on Twitter. Governor Ahmed Lamlas and agriculture minister Salem al-Suqatri, both members Read More …

Somalia: Suicide car bomb targeting convoy in Mogadishu kills at least 8

A suicide car bomb killed at least eight people in the Somali capital on Saturday at a street junction near the president’s palace, police said, and al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab said it was behind the attack which targeted a convoy Read More …

Afghanistan: Analysis suggests no evidence of explosives in target of U.S. drone strike in Kabul

When a Hellfire missile was launched on Aug. 29 at a target in a Kabul neighborhood — a parked car suspected of containing explosives for use in a suicide attack — U.S. military officials said they were confident the driver Read More …

Syria: 3 civilians killed, 6 injured in YPG/PKK car bomb in Afrin

At least three civilians were killed in a car bomb attack carried out by the PKK’s Syrian offshoot, the YPG, in northwestern Syria, Turkey’s Defense Ministry said Sunday. The explosion in the Afrin region also injured six civilians, including three Read More …

Afghanistan: Taliban display suicide vests and IEDs in weapon parade on Afghan state TV

The Taliban has displayed suicide vests and bombs during a weapons parade, while bizarre footage showed its fighters doing combat displays as the group celebrates its conquest of Afghanistan. The chilling weapon parade, broadcast on Afghanistan state television, saw devices 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 …

Libya: IS suicide bomber attacks security checkpoint in Fezzan region

An Islamic State (IS) suicide bomber attacked on Sunday a security checkpoint belonging to the eastern-based army in the southeastern Libyan town Zalla, without causing any casualties. “An IS suicide bomber attacked the Zalla checkpoint with a car bomb, causing Read More …

Mali: 15 soldiers killed, several wounded in ambush in Mopti province

Fifteen Malian soldiers were killed and 10 others wounded when a booby trapped vehicle exploded Thursday in Mali’s central Mopti region, the Defense Ministry said. “The convoy of the Malian Armed Forces (FAMa) leaving Douentza for Boni was the target Read More …

Afghanistan: 8 Killed, 20 Wounded in Attack on Acting Defense Minister’s House

At least eight people, including a woman, were killed and more than 20 others were wounded in a car bomb blast near the residence of Acting Defense Minister Gen. Bismillah Mohammadi on Tuesday night, the Interior Ministry said on Wednesday. Read More …