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Chad makes arrests over alleged pre-election bomb and murder plot

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Chad’s interior ministry said it had arrested several people after uncovering a plot to assassinate prominent political figures and bomb polling stations and the...

Five killed in Algeria bomb explosion

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Five people died and three others were wounded when a homemade bomb exploded in eastern Algeria on Thursday, the defense ministry said. The victims were...

Kabul bomb kills 10, misses vice president

A roadside bomb in Kabul targeted first Afghan Vice President Amrullah Saleh on Wednesday but he escaped unharmed, his spokesman said. The attack killed...

Bomb explodes in Syrian town

At least 40 civilians, including 11 children, died when a bomb detonated in northern Syrian town Afrin, the Turkish Defence Ministry said blaming the...

Al Shabaab claims Somali bomb

Islamist militant group al Shabaab said it was responsible for a bomb blast near the presidential palace and government buildings in Mogadishu city authorities...

Mali bus attack targeted French troops

A Mali-based al Qaeda affiliate said a landmine it planted that killed 14 civilians when it exploded under a passenger bus targeted French troops....

Bomb explodes under bus in Mali

A makeshift bomb exploded under a passenger bus travelling in violence-plagued central Mali region Mopti, killing at least 14 and wounding 24, the security...

Afghan wedding suicide bomb death toll rises

The death toll from a suicide bomb attack on a wedding reception in Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul, has risen to 80, two senior officials said. ...

Cairo car bomb kills 20

Twenty people were killed and 47 injured when a car packed with explosives intended for a militant attack blew up outside a Cairo cancer...

Suicide attack at Mogadishu government headquarters

A suicide bombing at municipal government headquarters in Somali capital Mogadishu killed six people including district commissioners and local government chiefs, the country’s information...

Lives lost in latest Mogadishu bomb attack

At least 17 people were killed and 28 wounded when a bomb went off outside a hotel near the international airport in the Somalia...

Cameroon police killed by suspected separatist bomb

Cameroon’s government said separatists in its restive English-speaking region detonated an improvised explosive device that killed four police and wounded six. “Government condemns in the...

Security forces kill militants after bus bomb explosion

Egyptian security forces killed 12 suspected Islamist militants in Cairo, the Interior Ministry said, a day after an explosion targeting a tourist bus injured...

South Africans injured in Giza blast

An explosion targeting a tourist bus injured at least 12 people on Sunday, mostly South African tourists, near a new museum close to the...

Mogadishu mall bomb kills two

A car bomb exploded at a shopping mall in Somalia’s capital, killing two people and injuring four others in an attack probably by Islamist...

Police officer killed in bomb defusing attempt

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An Egyptian police officer was killed while attempting to defuse a bomb found near a church in an eastern Cairo suburb, state television reported,...

Somalis remember deadly suicide bombing a year on

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A year after their father was among nearly 600 Somalis killed in a fireball, the 32 children of Abdullah Mohamud plunged into...

Rangers discover bomb in the Kruger National Park

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South African National Parks has today confirmed that Rangers conducting a patrol with K9 support in the south western boundary of the...

Suicide car bomb kills six in Mogadishu

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At least six people died when a suicide car bomb struck a local government office in central Mogadishu, destroying the building and...

SA malls re-open after bomb threats

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Trading resumed at two of South Africa's biggest shopping malls following bomb threats after police found no explosive devices at either location. The...

Seven arrests in connection with failed church bombing

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Egyptian security forces arrested seven alleged militants suspected of involvement in a foiled church bombing outside Cairo, the interior ministry said. A militant...

Mogadishu car bomb kills three

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A car bomb exploded along the main street of Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Sunday, according to police and a Reuters witness saw...

Mogadishu roadside bomb injures seven

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Seven people were wounded by a roadside bomb in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, police said. There was no immediate claim of responsibility. Islamist...

Mali car bomb attack

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An attack on a military patrol in northern Mali killed four civilians and wounded 31, including four French soldiers, Mali's government and...

Somali soldiers injured in car bomb explosion

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A suicide car bomb explosion at a military base in Somalia injured seven soldiers a military official said with Islamist group al...

Benghazi car bomb kills seven

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At least seven people were killed and 10 wounded when a car bomb exploded on a busy street in the centre of...

Car bomb hits Eastern Libyan military chief’s convoy

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A car bomb hit the convoy of the chief of staff of the eastern Libyan military outside Benghazi, killing one and wounding...

Bomb kills up to five during football match in Somalia

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A bomb killed up to five spectators at a football match in southern Somalia, police and a lawmaker said on Friday, the...

IS claims Libya car suicide bomb

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Islamic State claimed responsibility for a suicide car bombing last week in the eastern Libyan town of Ajdabiya, the militant group's news...

Car bomb near Somali parliament

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A suicide car bomber blew himself up at a checkpoint near Somalia's parliament and interior ministry in Mogadishu and the city's ambulance...

Militants killed in Egypt

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Egyptian police killed six militants belonging to a group authorities accuse of a bombing in Alexandria that targeted a security chief two...

Bomb kills two Egyptian policemen

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Two policemen were killed in Alexandria in a bomb attack targeting the local security chief just head of a presidential election. Five...

Fourteen dead in Mogadishu blast

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At least 14 people were killed in an explosion outside a hotel in Somalia's capital followed by gunfire, police and rescue services...

2010 Nigerian car bomber gets life sentence

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A Nigerian court sentenced the brother of a suspected militant leader to life imprisonment for treason for his involvement in twin car...

Somali military base targeted by suicide car bomb

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A suicide car bomb rammed into a Somali military base north-west of Mogadishu on Friday, a police official said. "A suicide car...

Death sentence handed down in Somali military court

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A Somali military court sentenced to death a man convicted of driving a truck bomb as part of a deadly attack that...

Bomb kills bomb disposal expert

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An army colonel in semi-autonomous Puntland who headed the region's bomb disposal unit was killed when a roadside bomb he was defusing...

Somali journalist killed in car bombing

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A Somali television journalist was killed in a car bombing in Mogadishu an editor for the TV station and local authorities said....

Egypt attack victims go back to Sinai mosque to mourn and...

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People wounded in an attack on a mosque in Egypt's North Sinai region that killed more than 230 returned to pray and...

October Somali blasts death toll tops 500

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More than 500 people were killed in twin bomb blasts in Mogadishu in October, a Somali committee looking into the attack said...

Suicide bomb kills 15 in Nigeria

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A suicide bomber killed at least 15 people at a mosque in the Nigerian town Mubi, a local government official said. Ahmed Musa,...

Ten dead in Maiduguri bomb attack

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A suicide bomb attack killed 10 people and injured 30 others in the north-east Nigerian city of Maiduguri, an emergency agency official...

Somali roadside bomb claims seven lives

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A roadside bomb killed at least seven people - mostly women farmers - in an area outside the Somali capital dominated by...

Somalis praise Turkey for speedy response to bombs

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Turkey's swift response to Somalia's deadliest truck bombing drew praise from survivors and officials who called Ankara their "only genuine" international partner,...

Somalis take to the streets in protest against bombings

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Thousands of Somalis demonstrated against those behind bombings that killed more than 300 people, defying police who opened fire to keep them...

Chaotic response to Somali bomb cost lives

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Medics helping victims of a huge bomb explosion in Mogadishu that killed more than 300 people say Somalia's threadbare emergency services have...

Death toll in Mogadishu bomb blasts top 300

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More than 300 people died after twin bomb explosions in Mogadishu, an official said, as locals packed hospitals in search of friends...

Cameroon police wounded by bomb

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An improvised bomb wounded three policemen in the main city of Cameroon's minority English-speaking region on Thursday, the regional governor said, in...

Mogadishu car bomb claims a life

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At least one person was killed and three others injured when a car bomb went off in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Monday,...

Puntland bomb kills 12

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An al Shabaab bomb attack killed 12 people, including five soldiers, in Somalia's Puntland region, the Puntland military said. The explosions hit...