• FBI Apr 16, 2020

    Government's Response to Virus Spurred Would-be Bomber, FBI Says

    Newly unsealed court documents say a Missouri man who was planning to bomb a Kansas City-area hospital was distressed by the government’s response to the coronavirus crisis.

  • spokesman Aug 7, 2019

    Taliban Suicide Blast in Kabul Kills 14 People; 145 Wounded

    A Taliban car bomb aimed at Afghan security forces ripped through a busy Kabul neighborhood on Wednesday, killing 14 people and wounding 145 — most of them women, children and other civilians — shortly after the extremist group and the United States reported progress on negotiating an end to Afghanistan’s nearly 18-year war. The bombing during morning rush hour was...

  • NBCUniversal Inc. Aug 7, 2019

    Taliban Suicide Blast in Kabul Kills 14 People; 145 Wounded

    A Taliban suicide car bomber killed 14 people and wounded 145 in Kabul on Wednesday. Ninety-two of the injured were civilians.

  • head Jan 22, 2019

    Afghan Officials: Death Toll Rises to 45 in Taliban Attack

    Afghan officials say the brazen Taliban attack on a military base in an eastern province the previous day had killed at least 45 people, most of them military personnel. There are fears, however, that the death toll is even higher. Khawanin Sultani, a council member in Maidan Wardak province, told The Associated Press on Tuesday that the attack also left...

  • Facebook Jul 7, 2017

    23 Killed in Blitz Car Bomb Attack in Egypt's Sinai

    Islamic militants unleashed a suicide car bomb and heavy gunfire on an Egyptian military checkpoint in northeastern Sinai Peninsula on Friday, killing 23 troops and wounding 33, officials said. Among those killed in the attack — the deadliest on the country’s military this year — were five officers, including a high-ranking special forces colonel, Ahmed el-Mansi, according to security officials....

  • President Jul 2, 2017

    Damascus Rocked by Suicide Blast, 2 Others Foiled

    Security forces chased three explosive-laden vehicles through Damascus Sunday, intercepting two of them at checkpoints but failing to stop the third before it exploded in the city center, killing at least eight people, state media and others reported. The rare attack in the heart of Syria’s capital unfolded ahead of the morning commute on the first work day after a...

  • United States May 3, 2017

    Attack on US Convoy Kills 8 Afghans, Wounds 3 US Soldiers

    A suicide car bomber struck a U.S. military convoy in the Afghan capital on Wednesday, killing at least eight Afghan civilians and wounding three U.S. service members, officials said. Najib Danish, deputy spokesman for the Interior Ministry, said another 25 Afghan civilians were wounded in the morning rush-hour attack near the U.S. Embassy, which destroyed several civilian vehicles U.S. Navy...

  • Iraq Apr 4, 2016

    At Least 29 Dead in Wave of Suicide Attacks in Iraq

    Militants unleashed on Monday a wave of suicide attacks across Iraq, killing at least 29 people and wounding dozens, officials said. The deadliest attack took place in the southern province of Dhi Qar when a suicide bomber blew himself up inside a restaurant that is frequented by Shiite paramilitary militia fighters, killing at least 14 people. Another 27 people were...

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