Roadside bomb blast kills 3 soldiers in SW Yemen

At least three pro-government Yemeni soldiers were killed on Wednesday in an explosion caused by a roadside bomb in the country’s southwestern province of Taiz, a government official told Xinhua. The local government source said on condition of anonymity that Read More …

Taliban militants suffer heavy casualties while preparing a car bomb for a deadly attack

The Taliban militants suffered heavy casualties while preparing a car bomb for a deadly attack in south-eastern Ghazni province of Afghanistan. The 203rd Thunder Corps in a statement said the Taliban militants were placing explosives inside a vehicle which they Read More …

Afghanistan: Back to back explosions leave 10 civilians dead in Kandahar province

Two back to back explosions left at least ten civilians dead in southern Kandahar province of Afghanistan, the local officials confirmed. Jamal Naseri, a spokesperson for Kandahar Police, confirmed that the two explosions took place late on Sunday night in Read More …

IED Explosion in Kabul kills 2 civilians, injures 5 security forces

An explosion shook Kabul city soon after the Afghan leaders concluded a 3-day traditional grand council (Loya Jirga) deciding to release the remaining 400 Taliban prisoners. Kabul police confirmed an IED explosion in Company Bazaar of district 5 which happened Read More …

Incendiary balloons may spell end of quiet on Israel-Hamas border

Israeli fighter jets struck underground Hamas infrastructure in the Gaza Strip on the night of Aug. 5. The Israel Defense Forces did not offer any other details on the nature of the target. The strike came hours after several explosive-laden Read More …

Bomb disposal expert urges government funding to safeguard explosive stockpiles

Governments need to provide more funding to prevent catastrophes such as the Beirut port blasts by making explosive stockpiles safe, a leading bomb disposal expert has said. The Middle East is a particular area for concern with massive arsenals of Read More …