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Somalia suicide bomber detonates in tea shop, killing 2

Mar. 25, 2020 10:14 AM EDT

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A Somali police officer says a suicide bomber has walked into a tea shop in Somalia's capital and detonated, killing at least two people. Capt. Mohamed Hussein says the bomber, posing as a pedestrian, entered the shop and detonated his vest among the crowd. Wednesday's blast in...

Suspected Jemaah Islamiyah leader on trial in Indonesia

Mar. 18, 2020 7:35 AM EDT

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The suspected leader of Indonesia's al-Qaida-linked Jemaah Islamiyah network went on trial Wednesday on charges of terrorism that could result in a death sentence. Prosecutors told the East Jakarta District Court that Para Wijayanto became leader of the banned organization in...

FILE- In this Tuesday May 23, 2017 file photo, a sign is seen with flowers and candles after a vigil in Albert Square, Manchester, England, the day after the suicide attack at an Ariana Grande concert that left 22 people dead. The younger brother of the suicide bomber who killed 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, was convicted Tuesday, March 17, 2020 of murder for helping to plan the attack. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, file)

Manchester bomber's brother convicted of 22 counts of murder

Mar. 17, 2020 12:59 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The younger brother of the suicide bomber who killed 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, was convicted Tuesday of murder for helping to plan the attack. A jury at London’s Central Criminal Court found Hashem Abedi, 22, guilty of 22 counts of murder, one count...

Forensic officers work on a blast site near the US Embassy in Tunis, Friday, March 6, 2020. Tunisian media are reporting that two people on a motorcycle have set off a blast near the U.S. Embassy in the capital Tunis, the private Radio Mosaique said that five police officers were wounded and described it as a suicide attack. (AP Photo/Riadh Dridi)

Tunisia buries officer slain in bombing near US Embassy

Mar. 7, 2020 11:41 AM EST

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia paid homage Saturday to a police officer killed and five others injured in a double suicide bombing outside the U.S. Embassy. No one has claimed responsibility for Friday's attack, set off by two attackers on a motorcycle packed with explosives, and authorities are refusing...

Tunisia: Suicide bombers near US Embassy kill, injure police

Mar. 6, 2020 1:21 PM EST

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Two suicide bombers blew themselves up near the U.S. Embassy in Tunisia on Friday, killing one police officer and wounding four others, the Interior Ministry said. Lawmaker Yosri Dali, head of the armed forces and security commission, confirmed eyewitness reports that the bombers...

Tunisian govt says 2 suicide bombers wound 5 police officers in Tunis

Mar. 6, 2020 7:41 AM EST
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisian govt says 2 suicide bombers wound 5 police officers in Tunis.

Tunisian media report a suicide bomber has set off an explosion near the U.S. embassy, wounding 5 police officers

Mar. 6, 2020 6:02 AM EST
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisian media report a suicide bomber has set off an explosion near the U.S. embassy, wounding 5 police officers.
Pakistani rescue workers and volunteers help to remove victims at the site of a suicide bombing in Quetta, Pakistan, Monday, Feb. 17, 2020. The powerful bomb killed a few people and wounded dozen others in Pakistan's restive Baluchistan province local police said, when it struck an Islamist rally in the regional capital. (AP Photo/Arshad Butt)

Suicide bomber in SW Pakistan kills 8 at Islamist rally

Feb. 17, 2020 9:19 AM EST

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A powerful suicide bombing killed eight people and wounded 16 others in Pakistan's restive Baluchistan province on Monday, local police said, when it struck an Islamist rally in the regional capital. Police said the blast went off near Quetta's press club, where dozens of supporters...

National army soldiers stand guard at the site of suicide attack near the military academy in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020. A suicide bomber targeting a military academy in the Afghan capital on Tuesday killed at least six people, including two civilians and four military personnel, the Interior Ministry said. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

Suicide bombing near military academy in Kabul kills 6

Feb. 11, 2020 4:10 AM EST

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber targeting a military academy in the Afghan capital on Tuesday killed at least six people, including two civilians and four military personnel, the Interior Ministry said. No one immediately claimed responsibility for the bombing in Kabul, but both the Taliban and...

In this photo released Wednesday Feb. 5, 2020 by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows Syrian government forces entering the village of Tel-Toukan, in Idlib province, northwest Syria. On Thursday, State media and opposition activists said Turkey has sent more reinforcements into northwestern Syria, setting up new positions in an attempt to stop a government offensive on the last rebel stronghold in the war-torn country. (SANA via AP)

Syrian army enters key town as Turkey beefs up its troops

Feb. 6, 2020 10:59 PM EST

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government troops entered a strategic town in the country's last rebel stronghold Thursday after fierce clashes with opposition fighters, even as Turkey sent reinforcements seeking to curtail the offensive, Syrian state media reported. The push by President Bashar Assad's forces into...