At least 7 killed in suicide attack on spy agency in Afghanistan

A suicide bombing in Afghanistan’s south-eastern province of Ghazni left at least seven dead and wounded a further 40 people Monday, according to the provincial governor’s spokesman. The bomber detonated a Humvee vehicle inside a facility of the provincial intelligence Read More …

Afghan forces thwart deadly car bomb attack in Paktia province

The Afghan forces thwarted a plot to detonate a car bomb in South-eastern Paktia province, the Afghan military said. The 203rd Thunder Corps in a statement said the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces identified and destroyed a vehicle packed Read More …

Explosives-laden Humvee goes off prematurely in Badghis, killing 4 Taliban militants

A Humvee Armored Personnel Carrier packed with explosives went off prematurely in Badghis province of Afghanistan, killing at least 4 Taliban militants. The Special Operations Corps in a statement said the Taliban militants were looking to use the explosives-laden Humvee Read More …

Mini Truck packed with explosives goes off close to Bagram Airfield

A Mini Truck packed explosives went off close to Bagram Airfield in northern Parwan province of Afghanistan late on Saturday night, the local officials said. Mohammad Mahfuz, the Police Chief of Parwan said the Vehicle-borne Improvised Explosive Device went off Read More …

How ISIS Used Make-Shift Armored Cars to Carry out Suicide Bombings

Key point: Insurgents and weak forces with low budgets often come up with improvised weapons to maximize damage. That includes both suicide attacks and armored vehicles. In the early 2000s, the video game Command & Conquer: Generals included a playable terrorist faction Read More …

Soleimani killing: Iraqi troops could refuse to protect British soldiers from Iran-backed militias

British troops in Iraq have become more vulnerable after the assassination of Qaseem Soleimani because Iraqi forces may refuse to protect them from attacks by Iranian-backed militias, i has been told. Dr Jack Watling, research fellow at the Royal United Services Institute Read More …