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Nigeria hit by new car bomb attack

Lagos - Twin car bombings on Tuesday killed at least 46 in central Nigeria in the latest in a series of deadly blasts that will stoke fears about security despite international help in the fight against Boko Haram Islamists.

Deadly explosion in Egypt kills 14 people and injures 120

Cairo - A deadly explosion in Egypt's Nile Delta has claimed the lives of at least 14 people, and has left over 120 others injured.

Deadly car bomb strikes north of Syria's Damascus

According to Syrian activists, a car bomb has rocked north of the capital Damascus and killed at least 13 people, among them 10 policemen.

Iraqi market struck by several bomb blasts

Deadly car bombings have hit two separate markets in central Iraq leaving at least twenty-two civilians dead in their wake.

Car bomb explodes in central Tel Aviv, Israel (updated)

Tel Aviv - According to an Al Arabiya correspondent, a car bomb has exploded in central Tel Aviv, near the Israeli Defense Ministry.

Car bomb defused outside La Jonquera megabrothel in Spain

Believed to be the work of gangs involved in a turf war, a car bomb was successfully defused in the car park of a brothel in north-east Spain.

Video: Cameraman escapes deadly blast — At least 34 die in Iraq

Kirkuk - Car bombs and suicide bombers have killed at least 34 people across Iraq on Sunday. In the video, a cameraman caught the moment of the second car bomb exploding.

South Thailand bomb blasts kill 9, injure over 100 (updated)

Yala - In Yala, Thailand, three bomb blasts have killed nine people and have wounded many more, according to Thailand's military. One car bomb and two motorcycle bombs were involved.

Netanyahu blames Iran for car bomb attacks on Israeli diplomats

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday accused Iran of involvement in bomb attacks targeted at Israeli embassy staff in New Delhi (India) and Tbilisi (Georgia),

A suicide car bomb kills 13 American troops in Kabul

Kabul - US forces in Afghanistan suffered their deadliest attack in months, when a car filled with 700kg of explosives struck their armored bus shuttling soldiers between different NATO bases in Kabul.

Mich. attorney calls 911 after car bomb injures him and his sons

Erik Chappell was taking his two sons, 13 and 11, to football practice in Monroe, Michigan, when a pipe bomb went off in his Volvo injuring the three.

Authorities in New York fear a 'dirty bomb' in al Qaeda plot

New York Police Department and counter-terrorism authorities set up checkpoints and combed through travel data on Friday, searching for three suspects and a possible 'dirty bomb.'

PC Ronan Kerr murder: Man arrested in Scotland

Police investigating the murder of PC Ronan Kerr in Northern Ireland have arrested a man in Scotland following a "significant arms find" in east Tyrone, Northern Ireland.

Updated:Three car bomb blasts in Baghdad kills 36, injures dozens

Baghdad - Officials in Baghdad say that as many as 36 people are reported to have been killed by three car bombs in the city which went off within moments of each other.

Car bomb explodes in Colombian capital injuring six

Bogot - A suspected car bomb has exploded near the studios of a major radio station in the north of the Colombian capital, Bogota. The blast damaged the office block housing Caracol Radio, blowing out the windows of nearby buildings and cars.

Authorities say 23 dead, 55 wounded in Baghdad car bombing

Baghdad - In the central region of Iraq, a car bomb killed at least 23 people and injured 55. Authorities are stating that the attack occurred in the town of Khalis near a market.

Car bomb explodes outside of UK's MI5 headquarters in N. Ireland

Belfast - Near Great Britain's MI5 headquarters in Northern Ireland, a car bomb exploded at the rear of the palace barracks. There have been no immediate reports of casualties.

Car Bomb Outside Indian Embassy in Kabul Kills at Least 17

A suicide car bomber struck outside the Indian Embassy in the Afghan capital Kabul on Thursday, killing at least 17 people and injuring dozens more.

Car Bomb Explodes At Kabul Airport

A car bomb exploded Tuesday at Kabul's airport on the military side's front gate. There have been reports that civilians have been killed but no solid details.

Blast at NATO gates kill at least three people in Kabul

An explosion near the main gate of NATO headquarters in Kabul has killed three people and wounded 70, including women and children. Two of the wounded are United States military personnel.

At least 33 dead in four different attacks in Iraq

Four separate bombings in Baghdad and Mosul, Iraq have killed at least 33 people and wounded dozens more. Police say the deadliest attack killed at least 23 near Mosul.

Second ETA bombing in Spain in two days, at least 2 dead

Two civil guards on the Spanish resort island of Majorca were killed Thursday when their car exploded near a police barracks. Several people have been injured from the blast.

Car bomb destroys police barracks in Burgos, Spain

The police barracks in Burgos, Spain was destroyed on Wednesday after a car bomb planted by the Basque separatist group ETA went off.

Bombing At Danish Embassy In Pakistan

An embassy worker is dead this morning along with at least seven other people after a car bombing attack near the Danish embassy in Islamabad. There were about 30 people who were in wounded in the blast.

Car bomb defused in London

Police have confirmed that a car bomb was defused in London’s theatre district, near Piccadilly Circus. The car, referred to as a Mercedes, was found outside an American Express Foreign Exchange office.

5 UN Peacekeepers die in Car Bombing

Sunday saw the deaths of five UN peacekeepers in Lebanon. (Three Colombian and two Spaniards). So far no one has claimed responsibility for the tragedy, although the majority anti-Syrian coalition in parliament has blamed the government in Damascus.

Beruit Car Bomb kills News Druze leader Walid Eido

Targeted due to his opposition toward Damascus, Walid Eido was killed in a car bomb explosion in Beirut today. He had been close to former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, who was also assassinated by a car bomb close to two years ago.

Car bomb kills 56 in Iraq

U.S. military escalation may not be going so well. The violence in Iraq seems like the Energizer Bunny.

U.S. citizen involved in a terror plot in Europe

Ohio man allegedly joined al-Qaida, eyed bombing of tourist resorts

Car Bomb Explodes In Crowded Baghdad Book Market

A suicide bomber has killed at least 26 people in the commercial centre of the Iraqi capital Baghdad.
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A car bomb exploded in the center of Tel Aviv on January 10  2013.
A car bomb exploded in the center of Tel Aviv on January 10, 2013.
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Iraqi men clear the debris at the scene of a car bomb in the Sadr City district of Baghdad  on Augus...
Iraqi men clear the debris at the scene of a car bomb in the Sadr City district of Baghdad, on August 1, 2014
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Terrorists in Iraq often time their attacks for maximum loss of life.  Here the remains of a bus in ...
Terrorists in Iraq often time their attacks for maximum loss of life. Here the remains of a bus in Najaf show the results of a car bomb that occurred days before the country’s parliamentary election on March 7, 2010. In all, three people were killed in this bombing and 50 were wounded.
Samer Muscati/Human Rights Watch