Four Islamic State suicide bombers blew themselves up in the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobani on the border with Turkey on Saturday amid clashes that have killed at least 30 fighters, a monitoring group and a local official said. Kurdish militia have been holding off Islamic State fighters for more than two months in the […]
A suspected suicide bomber detonated an explosive Friday in front of the U.S. Embassy in Ankara, killing himself and a guard at the entrance gate, officials said. U.S. Ambassador Francis Ricciardione told reporters that a Turkish citizen was also wounded
Suicide car bombings ripped through a Syrian government base in a southern city on Saturday, killing at least 20 soldiers, an opposition group said, the latest in a series of explosions targeting regime forces and symbols of state security across the country.
BEIRUT, Lebanon — The brother of Syria’s speaker of Parliament was assassinated on Tuesday in a central Damascus neighborhood, the official Syrian news agency reported, as clashes between the government and the rebels convulsed most major cities.
A suspected suicide car bomb killed eight people and injured more than 100 at a church in the northern Nigerian city of Kaduna, according to the national emergency agency. Rescuers took some of the wounded to hospitals after the explosion in the Malali area of the city,
Two car bombs in Iraq’s capital killed at least 26 people Saturday on the last day of a Shiite pilgrimage already hit by multiple bombings. The blasts, one in a heavily guarded area close to a revered shrine, raised the week’s death toll to more than 100 and cast further doubt on the divided government’s […]
During an interview with Al-Rai Kuwaiti newspaper , Free Syrian Army Chief of Staff, Colonel Ahmad Hijazi accused the Syrian regime on Saturday of staging the twin bombings that rocked Damascus on Friday. “They were the work of the Syrian regime in order to blame the opposition of involvement in terrorism, score points in front […]
TWO simultaneous car bombs at security buildings rocked Damascus on the morning of Friday December 23rd. Residents and diplomats said the explosions, which were followed by gunfire, in Kafer Souseh, a wealthy area of the capital, reverberated across the city. At least 44 people died
Twin suicide car bombs blasted outside two buildings of Syria’s powerful intelligence agencies Friday, killing at least 44 people and wounding more than 166, authorities said, in the first such attacks since the country was thrown into turmoil by the 9-month-old uprising against the rule of President Bashar Assad.
Syrian state television said the two suicide bombers who blew up their cars in Damascus, killing at least 50 people on Friday, might have crossed the border from neighboring Lebanon.