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Suicide Bombing

Suicide, Shooting Attack On Saudi Shi'ite Mosque Kills Four

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 01.29.2016 | World

DUBAI, Jan 29 (Reuters) - A suicide bombing and gun attack on Shi'ite Muslim worshippers killed at least four people in eastern Saudi Arabia on Frida...

Deadly Suicide Blasts Rock Nigerian Town Where Schoolgirls Were Kidnapped

Reuters | Alexandra Ma | Posted 01.27.2016 | World

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - At least 12 people were killed on Wednesday when two female suicide bombers blew themselves up in a market in the nort...

Turkey's Tourism Sector Reeling After Suicide Bomber Targets Heart Of Istanbul

The Huffington Post | Sophia Jones | Posted 01.14.2016 | World

ISTANBUL -- A suicide bomb detonated in the heart of Istanbul's tourist district of Sultanahmet on Tuesday morning, apparently singling out foreigner...

Suicide Bomber Kills At Least 26, Wounds 45 In Pakistan

AP | Adam Goldberg | Posted 12.29.2015 | World

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a government office in a northwestern Pakistani city on Tuesday, killing...

Suspected Boko Haram Triple Suicide Bombing Kills 27 At Chad Market

AP | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 12.05.2015 | World

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) -- A triple suicide bombing at a market on an island in Lake Chad on Saturday killed at least 27 people and injured 90 others, sa...

Suspected Boko Haram Suicide Blasts Kill Dozens In Chad

Reuters | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 10.10.2015 | World

N'DJAMENA, Oct 10 (Reuters) - Five suicide bombers killed 33 people in Chad and wounded 51 more in a coordinated attack suspected to be the work of t...

Teen Girl Suicide Bomber Kills At Least 5 In Nigeria

Reuters | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 08.25.2015 | World

DAMATURU, Nigeria, Aug 25 (Reuters) - A teenage suicide bomber detonated an explosive device strapped to her body in the northeastern Nigerian city o...

Deadly Blast In Turkey Kills Dozens Near Syrian Border

Reuters | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 07.20.2015 | World

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Wave Of Suicide Bombings In Nigeria Leaves Over 60 Dead

AP | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 07.17.2015 | World

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Suicide Car Bombing Near U.S. Base In Afghanistan Kills 17 Civilians

AP | Adam Goldberg | Posted 07.12.2015 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide car bombing near a U.S. military base in eastern Afghanistan that once hosted CIA employees killed at least ...

Wave Of Female 'Suicide Bombers' Rocks Nigeria

AP | HARUNA UMAR | Posted 06.11.2015 | World

BAUCHI, Nigeria (AP) — Three women wearing explosive vests blew up near Maiduguri in an apparent failed suicide bombing attack on Nigeria's beleague...

ISIS Claims Deadly Suicide Bombing In Saudi Arabia

AP | ABDULLAH AL-SHIHRI | Posted 05.30.2015 | World

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- A suicide bomber blew himself up in the parking lot of a Shiite mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia during Friday prayers, kil...

UN Warns Of 'Alarming Spike' In Female Suicide Bombings In Nigeria

AP | HARUNA UMAR and MICHELLE FAUL | Posted 05.26.2015 | World

GUBIO, Nigeria (AP) — Children are now being seen as potential threats after an "alarming spike" in suicide bombings by girls and women used by Boko...

Suicide Bombing Kills 24 Near Baghdad

AP | SINAN SALAHEDDIN | Posted 02.23.2015 | World

BAGHDAD (AP) — A suicide bomber detonated his payload among a group of pro-government Sunni militiamen near the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Wednesday, ...

Afghan Officials Say Suicide Bomber Kills 'At Least 45' At Volleyball Tournament

AP | Posted 11.23.2014 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say that a suicide bomber has killed "at least 45" people in an attack on a volleyball tournament in the ...

Suicide Bomber Kills Dozens In Iraq

Reuters | Michael Georgy | Posted 12.27.2014 | World

By Michael Georgy BAGHDAD, Oct 27 (Reuters) - A suicide bomber killed at least 27 Shi'ite militiamen outside the Iraqi town of Jurf al-Sakhar on Mo...

Deadly Attacks In Iraq Kill At Least 43

AP | SINAN SALAHEDDIN | Posted 10.21.2014 | World

SINAN SALAHEDDIN, Associated Press BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's top Shiite cleric on Monday gave his support to the new government battling the Islamic ...

Returning to Jaffa Road

Rabbi Edward Bernstein | Posted 12.17.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Edward Bernstein

I lived through and observed this saga up close and have always been inspired by the strength and courage of Len and Vicki Eisenfeld and Arline Duker.

Deadly Suicide Bombing In Chechnya, Russian News Agencies Report

Reuters | Posted 12.05.2014 | World

By Thomas Grove MOSCOW, Oct 5 (Reuters) - A suicide bomber killed at least five police officers and wounded 12 others on Sunday during...

Pakistan Suicide Bombing Kills At Least 23

AP | Posted 06.08.2014 | World

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — An official in Pakistan says suicide bombers entered a hotel in southwestern Pakistan and killed 23 Shiite pilgrims returnin...

First American Suicide Bomber In Syria Identified

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 05.31.2014 | World

UDPATE 6.12 PM -- Law enforcement officials identified the American bomber as Moner Mohammad Abusalha, the New York Times reports. The newspaper adds...

How A Young Man Becomes A Suicide Bomber

AP | PAUL SCHEMM | Posted 05.21.2014 | Religion

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — There's a moment in the Moroccan film "Horses of God" when the protagonist and a friend successfully repair an old moped and c...

Suicide Bombing At Afghan Market Leaves Many Dead

AP | RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 05.17.2014 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber riding a rickshaw blew himself up outside a checkpoint near a market in northern Afghanistan on Tuesday, ...

The 'Taverna Du Liban' Bombing -- An Eleventh Hour Wakeup Call

Marco Reininger | Posted 03.24.2014 | Politics
Marco Reininger

The bombing is a bitter reminder of rampant self-deception in occupied Kabul, with its "Ring of Steel," and police checkpoints. A place where I myself became guilty of the perpetuation of talking vs. doing. It's a wake up call and broad hint to the fact that crunch time has begun.

Lebanon Ready to Collapse

Allan Topol | Posted 02.02.2014 | World
Allan Topol

Two weeks ago, a double suicide bombing outside the Iranian Embassy in Beirut killed 23 people and injured 147. This recent development shows the misery of Lebanon, which has continued for more than 50 years, enters a new and dangerous phase.