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Suicide Bombers

Rania Ibrahim, Iraqi Teen Girl, 15, Gets 7 1/2 Years For Bombing Attempt

AP | KIM GAMEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — A car bomb tore through a crowded market in a Kurdish area in the disputed city of Kirkuk on Thursday, killing at least five people in...

Our Suicide Bombers: Thoughts on Western Jihad

John Feffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Feffer

We have our suicide bombers -- we call them heroes. We have our culture of indoctrination -- we call it basic training. We kill civilians -- we call it collateral damage.

Iraq: Baghdad Blast Walls To Be Removed

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD (AP) -- All blast walls designed to protect the streets of Baghdad will soon be taken off major thoroughfares, the Iraqi military said Wednesd...

Suicide is Painful

David Horton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Horton

The war on terror isn't winning the war on terror. If someone is happy to die in the attempt to kill people, then it is almost impossible to stop them doing so.

Taliban Recruited Children As Bombers: Officials

AP | ASIF SHAHZAD | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD — Security forces have rescued several children forcibly recruited by the Taliban, allegedly to be used as fighters or suicide bombers...

Isa Ibrahim, British Muslim Convert, Jailed In UK For Suicide Bomb Plot

AP | DAVID STRINGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — A British Muslim convert was jailed Friday for plotting to carry out a suicide bomb attack on a shopping mall in southern England. Isa...

Why the "New Atheists" are Right-Wing on Foreign Policy

Robert Wright | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Wright

It must strike progressive atheists as a stroke of bad luck that Christopher Hitchens, leading atheist spokesperson, happens to have hawkish views on foreign policy.

Taliban Buys Children To Serve As Suicide Bombers: Report

Washington Times | Click the Photo to Enlarge. | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

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Taliban Buys Children To Serve As Suicide Bombers: Report

Washington Times | Click the Photo to Enlarge. | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

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Obama's Doublespeak on Iran

Ismael Hossein-zadeh | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ismael Hossein-zadeh

In terms of actual policy measures, President Obama and his foreign policy team have not taken any steps to reverse or mitigate the hostile policies their predecessors put into effect against Iran.

Afghan Suicide Bomber Kills Civilian Family Of At Least 6 Near Bagram

Quqnoos | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

At least six civilians were killed when a suicide bomber attacked a civilian vehicle in Bagram on Tuesday, officials said. The civilians, including t...

Israel War Preparation Drill Biggest Ever

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In what is being touted as Israel's most mass-scale war preparation drill ever, 'Turning Point 3' will over the course of five days involve both milit...

Battleground Lahore: Taliban in the City

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Shirin Sadeghi

The insurgents that the Pakistani and U.S. forces are battling are various fronts of poor, largely uneducated men doing what their ancestors have done for centuries: defending the Pashtun way.

Afghani Officials: Suicide Bomb Kills 7, Wounds 21 At US Base

AP | RAHIM FAIEZ and HEIDI VOGT | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL — A suicide car bomber killed seven people and wounded 21 others Wednesday outside a U.S. military base in the same part of eastern Afghan...

My Own Green Zone

Huffington Post Citizen Journalist | Peter Holley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Peter Holley, Huffington Post Contributor The two men on the television screen trotted across a grassy roundabout as they unleashed staccato bur...

HRC-- Hillary Rodham Cheney -- in Iraq?

Jacob Heilbrunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jacob Heilbrunn

No matter what gloss the Obama administration puts on it, it's between Iraq and a hard place. And emulating Cheney isn't going to help matters.

Iraqi Child Suicide Bombers In Training Arrested: Iraqi Forces

UPI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Iraqi forces arrested four children, all under 14, who are allegedly linked to al-Qaida and training to become suicide bombers, an Iraqi general said....

Afghan Minister Escapes Twin Suicide Bomber Attacks

A Pakistan News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A suicide bomber was killed Friday by police before he could reach an Afghan minister's home in western Afghanistan, but a second bomber detonated his...

As U.S. Prepares To Exit Iraq, Insurgents Prepare More Attacks

Nytimes.com | By ALISSA J. RUBIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD -- As the American military prepares to withdraw from Iraqi cities, Iraqi and American security officials say that jihadi and Baath militants ...

Terrorists Use The Internet To Actively Recruit Women

Elisabeth Braw | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Elisabeth Braw

Elisabeth Braw wrote this story for ...

Afghan Suicide Bomber Kills 21 Police Officers

Quqnoos | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A suicide bomber blew himself up inside a police training compound in southern Uruzgan province killing 21 police officers and wounding eight others, ...

Obama's Inauguration and the Israel-American Paradox

Ilana Teitelbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ilana Teitelbaum

It doesn't make a difference if the U.S. president is "good for Israel". What would be "good for Israel," would be an entirely new government in Israel.

Israel's Suicide Mission?

Melissa Rossi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Melissa Rossi

As Israel's punishing bombardment of the prison that is Gaza - the Palestinian territory of 1.4 million which it has had walled off and strangled fo...

Iranian Suicide Bombers Seek To Attack Israel

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Hard-line Iranian student groups have asked the government to authorize volunteers to go carry out suicide bombings in Israel in ...

Hamas Calls For Martyrdom After 280 Palestinians Die (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Hanna Ingber Win | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Israel has continued airstrikes on Gaza for the second day. The death toll has risen to 280, reports Al Jazeera. It also reports that Hamas has made a...