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Bomb attack on Tunisia presidential guard bus kills 12

Tunis - A bomb blast on a bus transporting Tunisia's presidential guard in central Tunis on Tuesday killed at least 12 people and wounded 16, the interior ministry said.

Lebanon arrests 11 over Beirut bombings

Birut - Lebanon has arrested 11 people, mostly Syrians, over last week's Beirut bombings that killed 44 people, an attack whose original target was a hospital, officials said on Sunday.

Lebanon mourns 44 killed in Beirut double bomb attack

Birut - Lebanon on Friday mourned 44 people killed in south Beirut in a twin bombing claimed by the Islamic State group, the bloodiest such attack in years.

Twin blasts claimed by IS kill 41 in Beirut Hezbollah bastion

Birut - Twin blasts claimed by the Islamic State group killed 41 people on a busy shopping street in southern Beirut, a stronghold of the Shiite movement Hezbollah, in the worst such attack in years.

Twin suicide blasts kill 41 in Hezbollah bastion in Beirut

Birut - Twin suicide bombings rocked a busy shopping street Thursday in a Beirut stronghold of Lebanon's Shiite movement Hezbollah, killing 41 people and wounding more than 200 in the worst such attack in years.

Several killed, wounded in east Lebanon blast: Security source

Birut - Several people were killed or wounded in an explosion in the eastern Lebanese town of Arsal on the border with Syria on Thursday, a security source told AFP. "There was an explosion inside the town of Arsal.

Turkey's Erdogan condemns 'heinous attack' in Ankara

Ankara - Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday denounced the "heinous attack" that rocked a peace rally in the Turkish capital Ankara, killing at least 30 people.

At least 30 dead in 'terrorist' attack on Ankara peace rally

Ankara - At least 30 people were killed Saturday in twin explosions in Turkey's capital Ankara, targeting activists gathering for a peace rally organised by leftist and pro-Kurdish opposition groups.

Twin Ankara blasts 'kill 20'

Ankara - At least 20 people were feared dead Saturday in twin explosions in Turkey's capital Ankara, targeting activists gathering for a peace rally organised by leftist and pro-Kurdish groups.

Twin suicide bomb blasts kill 26 in Syria's Hasakeh: monitor

Birut - At least 26 people including two children were killed on Monday in twin suicide car bomb attacks in the northeastern Syrian city of Hasakeh, a monitor said.

Nine dead, 42 wounded in central Pakistan explosion

Multan - At least nine people were killed and 42 others wounded in an explosion on a congested road in the central Pakistani city of Multan on Sunday, police said.

India police hunt for explosives' owner after deadly blast

New Delhi - Police were hunting Sunday for the owner of an illegal cache of explosives blamed for a massive blast in a crowded restaurant in central India that left more than 80 people dead.

Gas explosion rocks restaurant in India killing 85, injuring 100

Jhabua - A powerful explosion triggered by a gas cylinder tore through a packed restaurant in India on Saturday killing at least 85 people and wounding approximately 100 others, police said, in one of the worst such accidents in the country in recent memory.

Syria car bomb kills key anti-regime Druze cleric: Monitor

Birut - A prominent Druze cleric known for criticising Syria's regime and Islamist extremists was assassinated in a car bomb attack outside the southern city of Sweida Friday, a monitoring group said.

Car bomb kills 10 in Syria regime bastion Latakia

Damascus - Ten people were killed and dozens wounded on Wednesday in a rare car bombing in the Syrian city of Latakia, the coastal bastion of President Bashar al-Assad, state media said.

Afghanistan slams Pakistan over wave of bloody Kabul attacks

Kabul - Afghan President Ashraf Ghani accused Pakistan on Monday of sending "messages of war" and harbouring bombmaking camps, after a wave of devastating blasts in Kabul killed at least 56 people.

Taliban blast at Kabul airport kills five

Kabul - At least five people were killed Monday when a Taliban suicide car bomber struck near the entrance of Kabul's international airport, the latest in a wave of lethal bombings in the Afghan capital.

Two Bahrain police killed in 'terror' blast: Ministry 

Dubai - An explosion has killed two policemen and wounded six others in a Shiite-dominated area of Bahrain, the interior ministry said Tuesday, describing it as a "terror" attack.

Explosions, gunfire rock Burundi capital hours before presidential vote

Bujumbura - Explosions and gunfire were heard late Monday in Burundi's capital Bujumbura, hours before polls were due to open in a divisive presidential election, in which Pierre Nkurunziza's is seeking a controversial third term.

Gaza car blasts target Hamas, Islamic Jihad armed wings

Gaza - Five near-simultaneous explosions in Gaza on Sunday targeted members of the armed branches of Hamas and Islamic Jihad amid growing tensions between the Palestinian territory's rulers and extremist opponents.

Twin blasts hit market in NE Nigeria, 'nearly 50 killed'

Kano - At least 49 people were killed and dozens injured when twin blasts struck a market in the northeast Nigerian city of Gombe on Thursday, rescue workers said.

Two blasts rock central Nigerian city of Jos: police

Jos - Two blasts rocked the central Nigerian city of Jos on Sunday, the police said, in the latest unrest to hit the region."I can confirm that there were two explosions in Jos this evening.

Suicide bomber kills five in Nigeria church: police, witness

Kano - A suicide bomber blew himself up inside a church in the restive northeastern Nigerian city of Potiskum, killing five worshippers in the latest in a new series of attacks blamed on Boko Haram, a police officer and witness told AFP.

Colombian president blames ELN rebels for Bogota blasts

Estanzuela - Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on Friday blamed leftist ELN guerrillas for two explosions that rocked Bogota and left 10 people slightly injured a day earlier.

Two blasts hit Colombian capital, 10 hurt

Estanzuela - Two minor blasts have rattled the Colombian capital Bogota and injured at least 10 people, amid an uptick in violence and strains in negotiations to end the country's internal conflict.

Suicide truck bomb kills two, wounds 40 in Afghanistan: Officials

Kandahar - A suicide truck bomb in southern Afghanistan killed two civilians on Tuesday and wounded more than 40, officials said, in the latest attack since the Taliban began their annual offensive.

IS suicide bomber kills 25 at Kuwait Shiite mosque

Kuwait City - A suicide bomber struck a Shiite mosque in the Kuwaiti capital during Friday prayers, killing at least 25 people and wounding many in an unprecedented attack claimed by the Islamic State group.

Second IS suicide bomber hits Kobane: Monitor

Birut - A second Islamic State group suicide bomber hit the Syrian border town of Kobane on Thursday, hours after the jihadists reentered the symbolic Kurdish town, a monitoring group said.

IS suicide bombers kill 10 Syria soldiers: Monitor

Birut - Two suicide bombers from the Islamic State group have killed 10 Syrian soldiers in the northeastern city of Hasakeh, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Wednesday.

Blasts claimed by IS kill 31 at Shiite sites in Yemen

Sanaa - At least 31 people were killed Wednesday and dozens wounded in five simultaneous bombings claimed by the Islamic State group at Shiite mosques and offices in the Yemeni capital, medics and witnesses said.
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