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 …

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 …

Remembering the Khobar Towers bombing

Twenty-five years ago, at about 9:30 pm in the evening of June 25, 1996, a huge explosion rocked the barracks for the United States Air Force 4404 Provisional Wing in Khobar, Saudi Arabia. The blast from a truck bomb was 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 …

Colombia: Car bomb explodes inside military base in Cucuta; 36 injured

A car bomb exploded inside a military base in the Colombian border town of Cucuta on Tuesday, leaving 36 people injured, including three in critical condition, officials said. During an emergency visit to the base, Defense Minister Diego Molano described Read More …