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Suicide Bombers In Ambulance Kill At Least 21 People In Iraq

Reuters | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 11.06.2016 | Home

TIKRIT, Iraq, Nov 6 (Reuters) - Suicide bombers driving ambulances packed with explosives detonated their vehicles at a checkpoint and a car park for ...

Triumph Of Terror: Are Successive Attacks Slowly Reducing Us To Societal Apathy?

Nick Fouche | Posted 09.09.2016 | Politics
Nick Fouche

For their sustained frequency alone, today's string of suicide bombings continues to entreat our self-interrogation regarding any prior or contingent social marginalization of the perpetrators.

Bombs Kill At least 12, Wound Dozens At Pakistan Court

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 09.03.2016 | Home

PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Sept 2 (Reuters) - Two bombs killed at least 12 people and wounded dozens outside a court complex in northwest Pakistan on Friday,...

Child Suicide Bombings Rise As Tactic For Militants' Attacks

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 08.23.2016 | Home

By Patrick Markey ISTANBUL (Reuters) - The boy looked scared and younger than 16 when Iraqi police grabbed him on the street in the northern city of K...

16 Killed In Suicide Bombing North Of Baghdad Claimed By ISIS

Reuters | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 07.25.2016 | Home

BAGHDAD, July 25 (Reuters) - A suicide car bombing claimed by Islamic State killed 16 people including a group of women and children packed into a min...

Anger, Mourning In Afghanistan After Kabul Suicide Attack

Reuters | Paul Vale | Posted 07.24.2016 | Home

Relatives of some of those killed in a big suicide attack in Kabul searched through a bloodied assortment of belongings left after the twin blasts as ...

Can next-generation bomb 'sniffing' technology outdo dogs on explosives detection?

The Conversation US | Posted 07.12.2016 | Technology
The Conversation US

David Atkinson, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory With each terrorist attack on another airport, train station or other public space, the urgenc...

Chilling Photos Show The Scale Of Devastation After Baghdad Bombing

The Huffington Post | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 07.05.2016 | Home

Once bustling with energy, the district of Karrada in central Baghdad now lies quiet and somber after 175 people were killed and hundreds were wounded...

UN: Bombing Near Saudi Holy Mosque An Attack On Islam

Reuters | Paul Vale | Posted 07.05.2016 | Home

The U.N. human rights chief on Tuesday called a suicide bombing outside the Prophet Mohammad's Mosque in the Saudi city of Medina an attack on Islam i...

Suicide Bomb Blasts Outside U.S. Consulate In Saudi Arabia

Reuters | Kelly Chen | Posted 07.04.2016 | Home

RIYADH, July 4 (Reuters) - A suicide bomber was killed and two other people wounded in a blast near the U.S. consulate in Saudi Arabia's second city o...

Somalia's Al Shabab Launch Suicide Bomb Attack On Hotel

Reuters | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 06.25.2016 | Home

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somalia's al Shabaab Islamist group launched a suicide bomb attack on a hotel in the center of Mogadishu on Saturday before figh...

Taxi Dispatcher's Error May Have Saved Lives In Brussels

Reuters | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 03.23.2016 | Home

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A mix-up by a Brussels taxi dispatcher may have prevented more carnage at the city's airport on Tuesday, Belgium's DH newspaper r...

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

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 01.29.2016 | Home

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 Friday...

Deadly Suicide Blasts Rock Nigerian Town Where Schoolgirls Were Kidnapped

Reuters | Alexandra Ma | Posted 01.05.2017 | Home

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

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

The Huffington Post | Sophia Jones | Posted 01.14.2016 | Home

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

Suspected Boko Haram Triple Suicide Bombing Kills 27 At Chad Market

AP | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 01.03.2017 | Home

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 01.03.2017 | Home

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 th...

Teen Girl Suicide Bomber Kills At Least 5 In Nigeria

Reuters | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 08.25.2015 | Home

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

Deadly Blast In Turkey Kills Dozens Near Syrian Border

Reuters | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 01.03.2017 | Home

SURUC, Turkey, July 20 (Reuters) - A suspected Islamic State suicide bomber killed at least 30 people, mostly young students, in an attack on a Turkis...

Suicide Bomber Kills Dozens In Iraq

Reuters | Michael Georgy | Posted 12.27.2014 | Home

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...

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 | Home

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

First American Suicide Bomber In Syria Identified

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 05.31.2014 | Home

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

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 | Home
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.