Latest Bombings News

The Latest: Egypt working to calm Israel-Gaza fighting

Nov. 12, 2019 10:10 AM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on Israeli airstrikes on Tuesday (all times local): 5:05 p.m. Egyptian officials say Cairo is attempting to de-escalate tensions between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza amid the worst bout of fighting there in recent months. The officials say Egypt's general...

Albuquerque police investigate a suspicious item at airport

Nov. 11, 2019 9:03 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Police say the terminal at Albuquerque International Sunport has been reopened after they investigated a suspicious item found at the airport. Airport staff announced the closure of the terminal about 5 p.m. Monday and police announced it was being reopened two hours later. Police...

Trial set for man accused of showing agents how to make bomb

Nov. 11, 2019 3:43 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — A judge has set an April 14 trial for an Arizona man accused of showing undercover officers how to make explosive devices during two 2017 sting operations. Ahmad Suhad Ahmad pleaded not guilty to charges of distributing information relating to explosives and conspiring to possess with intent...

3 blasts hit Syrian town near border with Turkey, 6 killed

Nov. 11, 2019 12:16 PM EST

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Three car bombs went off Monday in the northeastern Syrian town of Qamishli near the border with Turkey, killing at least six people, while a priest was shot dead in a nearby area by extremists, state media and activists said. Northern Syria has been hit by several explosions that...

Shootings, blasts prompt Denmark to tighten border controls

Nov. 11, 2019 10:49 AM EST

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark will temporarily reinstate border controls with Sweden and step up police work along the border after a series of violent crimes and explosions around Copenhagen that Danish authorities say were carried out by perpetrators from Sweden. The checks, which start Tuesday for...

Man dies while making a homemade explosive device in Utah

Nov. 10, 2019 3:26 PM EST

NEW HARMONY, Utah (AP) — Authorities in Utah say man has died while making a homemade explosive device at a Washington County home. County sheriff's officials say incident occurred around 8 p.m. Saturday. The man's name is being withheld until authorities can notify his family. Sheriff's deputies were...

5 Italian soldiers wounded by roadside explosion in Iraq

Nov. 10, 2019 1:32 PM EST

ROME (AP) — A roadside blast wounded five Italian military members Sunday in northern Iraq as they returned from a mission aimed at helping Iraqi troops combat the Islamic State group, Italian military officials said. The Italian Defense Ministry said three of the wounded were in "grave condition" after...

Turkey says at least 8 killed by car bomb in northeast Syria

Nov. 10, 2019 9:41 AM EST

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A car bomb in northern Syria killed at least eight civilians and wounded 20 others Sunday in a town near the border with Turkey, Turkey's Defense Ministry said. The explosion struck a town south of the city of Tal Abyad, the ministry said. The city was captured last month by Turkish...

Turkey's defense ministry says 8 civilians killed in car bomb attack in northeast Syria.

Nov. 10, 2019 8:59 AM EST
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's defense ministry says 8 civilians killed in car bomb attack in northeast Syria.

Egypt officials: 2 security forces killed in Sinai blast

Nov. 9, 2019 11:24 AM EST

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian officials said a roadside bomb has killed two members of the security forces on Saturday in the restive northern Sinai province. The explosion hit their armored vehicle in Rafah, a town on the border with the Gaza Strip. Two other security force members were wounded. The...