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 …

Afghanistan: Bomb truck identified and targeted by Balkh police

Balkh police say that last night a truck full of Taliban explosives, which was trying to target the police headquarters of Dolatabad district of the province, was identified and targeted by security forces before reaching the target. پولیس بلخ می Read More …

Afghanistan: 16 People Killed in Attack on Balkh District Police HQ

At least 16 people, including 2 civilians, were killed in the recent attack on the police headquarters in Balkh province, and 117 others, including 67 civilians, were wounded, said Mohammad Younus Stanekzai, the Balkh district governor. According to local officials, Read More …

Somalia: Suicide attack kills two senior police officers in Mogadishu

At least six people, including two senior police officers, were killed and six others injured in a suicide bombing at a police station in Mogadishu’s Waberi district, police have confirmed. Police spokesman Sadik Aden Ali said that Ahmed Bashane, Waberi 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 …