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Baidoa suicide bombings leave 20 dead

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The number of people killed in twin suicide bomb attacks on restaurants in Somalia's southern city Baidoa stands at 20 and another...

Kenya, US mark 20 years since al Qaeda’s first major attack

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The US ambassador joined a ceremony in Nairobi on Tuesday to commemorate 20 years since truck bombs hit US embassies in Kenya...

Suicide bombers strike in Borno

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Suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers killed at least 13 people in an attack on a market in the town of Biu in...

Suicide bombers kill at least 27 in Nigeria

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Suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers killed at least 27 people and wounded 83 in north-east Nigeria on Tuesday. A woman bomber blew herself...

Nigeria suicide bombers must be held accountable – Guterres

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Condemning violent attacks in Maiduguri, in Nigeria's restive Borno state, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres underscored the world body's resolve to support...

Nine dead in Maiduguri suicide bombings

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Suicide bombers killed nine people and wounded 13 others in multiple blasts in north-east Nigeria's Maiduguri, police said, the latest attack in...

Kenya roadside bombings claim eight lives

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Eight Kenyan security officers were killed in two separate roadside bombings in eastern Kenya, senior officials said, underscoring the threat of Somali...

IS suspects referred to Egyptian military court over church bombings

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Egypt referred 48 people to the country's military judiciary for suspected involvement in three deadly church bombings and accused them of joining...

Surge in child suicide bombings in Boko Haram conflict

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The use of children as suicide bombers by Boko Haram insurgents has surged in 2017, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said. In...

Twin suicide bombs kill 20 in Somalia

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More than 20 people were killed on Sunday when suicide bombers from the militant al Shabaab group detonated two car bombs at...

Saudi Arabia’s new jihadists: poorly trained but hard to stop

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Technical hitches limited the death tolls in three suicide attacks in Saudi Arabia but the apparent coordination of the blasts suggests jihadis...

Five men cleared of Kampala bombing charged with new offences

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Five men cleared by a Ugandan court last week of involvement in deadly bombings in Kampala in 2010 were charged with other...

Bombings kill 77 in Baghdad

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At least 77 people were killed and more than 140 wounded by three bombings in Baghdad on Tuesday, extending the deadliest spate...

Six killed in western Libya clashes

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A suicide bomber killed a member of the security forces in Libya at a checkpoint south of Misrata on Wednesday, while five...

Wave of bombings in Baghdad kills 37 people

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A wave of bomb attacks around Baghdad killed 37 people and wounded dozens more on Tuesday, as at least seven explosions struck...

Kenyan government defends security efforts after weekend bombings

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Kenya's government defended the efforts of its security services on Monday despite deadly weekend bombings, seven months after the Westgate shopping mall...

Bomb blasts kill 26 people in Baghdad

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Seven bomb explosions killed 26 people and wounded 67 in the Iraqi capital on Monday, police and medics said, as security forces...

Bombs kill 23 in Baghdad

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Seven bombs exploded across Baghdad on Wednesday, killing 23 people and wounding scores, police and medical sources said, part of the worst...

Bombings target Iraq police, pilgrims, killing 19

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At least 19 people were killed in bomb attacks targeting Iraqi police and pilgrims on Wednesday, police and medical sources said, just...

Islamist sect suspects charged with Nigeria bombings

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Eight suspected members of a Nigerian Islamist sect appeared in court charged with carrying out a series of bombings and shootings between...

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