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 …

Thailand: At least 20 hurt in twin bomb attack on coronavirus summit in Yala province

At least 20 people were injured when two bombs exploded in front of a government office today in southern Thailand, security officials said. The explosions struck outside a local government meeting on the coronavirus outbreak after a week in which Read More …

Ninth explosion in Damascus and its countryside since beginning of 2020

An explosion has rocked the district of al-Dahadil in Syria’s capital Damascus, bringing the number of bombings in the provinces of Damascus and Rif Dimasha to nine since the start of this year. According to the Syrian Arab News Agency 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 …

U.S. Soldier Who Discussed News Network Attack Admits Sharing Bomb-Making Instructions

U.S. Army soldier has reportedly pleaded guilty to sharing instructions for making explosive devices, months after federal officials accused him of planning to carry out terrorist attacks on American soil. Jarrett William Smith was arrested in September after he allegedly Read More …

Mexico: Car Bomb in Apaseo el Alto, Guanajuato with Remote Detonation IED (‘Papa Bomba’) Payload

On Thursday 7 November 2019, a vehicle containing a visible IED was discovered in front of a residence in Apaseo el Alto, Guanajuato. The device was a ‘Papa Bomba’ (Potato Bomb) based on a FARC (Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia) 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 …