Nov 28, 2014

Northeast Nigeria bus station blast kills 40: witness

A roadside bomb tore through a bus station near a busy junction in northeast Nigeria on Thursday, killing 40 people, including five soldiers, witnesses and a security source on the scene said. The security source and witness Abubakar Adamu, a mechanic who narrowly avoided ...

Israel agrees to 'humanitarian' pause in Gaza bombardment

Jul 17, 2014

Israel agrees to 'humanitarian' pause in Gaza bombardment

Israel agreed to implement a five-hour “humanitarian” pause in its nine-day-old bombardment of Gaza that has killed more than 200 Palestinians, including four boys struck on a beach Wednesday by shells fired from a navy ship. Israel said it would hold its fire Thursday ...

Twin bomb blasts rock Beirut as violence seeps from Syria

Feb 20, 2014

Twin bomb blasts rock Beirut as violence seeps from Syria

Two suicide bombers blew up their cars near an Iranian cultural center in Beirut on Wednesday, killing at least four people and wounding scores, including children in an orphanage, in the latest attack targeting Shiite areas in Lebanon. An al-Qaida-linked group claimed responsibility for ...

New Egyptian militant group claims responsibility for Cairo bombings

Feb 9, 2014

New Egyptian militant group claims responsibility for Cairo bombings

A newly formed militant group claimed responsibility Saturday for the bombing of an Egyptian police checkpoint near Cairo that wounded six people, as health authorities said that three people were killed in clashes between Islamists and police a day earlier. Muslim Brotherhood supporters took ...

Jan 1, 2014

Bomb attack kills 6, wounds 15 in southern Philippines

At least six people have been killed and 15 others wounded in separate bomb attacks in the Philippines’ southern region, the military and police said. A homemade bomb exploded at a kiosk in Basilan province’s Sumisip township, killing six people and wounding 10 others ...

Suicide blasts near Iran Embassy in Beirut kill 23

Nov 19, 2013

Suicide blasts near Iran Embassy in Beirut kill 23

Twin suicide bombings struck outside the Iranian Embassy in the Lebanese capital Tuesday, killing 23 people, including the Iranian cultural attache, and wounding dozens more in one of the worst bombings to target the predominantly Shiite area in southern Beirut. The mid-morning blasts hit ...