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Day Of Car Bombings Kill At Least 23 Across Baghdad

AP | SINAN SALAHEDDIN | Posted 02.03.2014 | World

BAGHDAD (AP) — A new series of car bombings in and around Baghdad on Monday killed at least 23 people, officials said, as Iraq's Shiite-led governme...

Egypt Car Bomb Signals Worrying Trend

AP | By ASHRAF SWEILAM | Posted 12.19.2013 | World

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — A car bomb exploded Saturday near an Egyptian military intelligence compound in the Suez Canal city of Ismailia, wounding six...

Car Bomb Hits Swedish, Finnish Consulates In Libya

AP | ESAM MOHAMED | Posted 10.11.2013 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya -- TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — A car bomb exploded outside a building housing the Swedish and Finnish consulates in the eastern Libyan city...

Friday Talking Points -- Potholes on the Moral High Road

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Today's big economic news was that the unemployment rate is down to 7.3 percent, the lowest it has been since 2008. In the first year President Obama took office, the Great Recession spiked the rate to 10.0 percent, to put this figure into perspective.

The Evolving Landscape in Syria and Implications for Greater Kurdistan

Daniel Wagner | Posted 11.06.2013 | World
Daniel Wagner

The ease with which violence in Iraq and Syria has negatively impacted surrounding countries underscores the declining significance of borders throughout the Levant.

Death Toll From Pakistan Bombing Climbs

AP | ADIL JAWAD | Posted 05.03.2013 | World

KARACHI, Pakistan — Gunmen shot and killed two people returning from a funeral Monday for Shiite Muslim victims of a massive bombing in Karachi,...

Car Bomb Kills At Least 37 In Pakistan, Wounds Another 140

AP | ADIL JAWAD | Posted 05.03.2013 | World

KARACHI, Pakistan — A car bomb exploded outside a mosque on Sunday, killing 37 people and wounding another 141 in a Shiite Muslim dominated neig...

'World’s Wildest Police Videos': Cop Caught In Car Bomb Blast

Posted 05.08.2012 | TV

The Series Premiere of the rebooted "World’s Wildest Police Videos" (Mon., 8 p.m. ET on Spike TV) got off to an explosive start with shocking footag...

Iran: Israel, US Killed Nuclear Scientist

Reuters | Posted 03.12.2012 | World

By Ramin Mostafavi TEHRAN, Jan 11 (Reuters) - An Iranian nuclear scientist was blown up in his car by a motorbike hitman on Wednesda...

Car Bomb Rips Through Upscale Neighborhood, Killing At Least 9

AP | MUNIR AHMED | Posted 02.29.2012 | World

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan's Supreme Court set up a judicial commission Friday to investigate a secret memo scandal that threatens the government, law...

Truck Bomb Blast Kills Dozens

AP | By ABDI GULED | Posted 12.04.2011 | World

MOGADISHU, Somalia -- Islamist militants detonated a truck bomb Tuesday in front of the education ministry in Somalia's capital as students and parent...

Afghan Intelligence Official Killed By Car Bomb

Reuters | Posted 10.03.2011 | World

KUNDUZ, Afghanistan, Aug 4 (Reuters) - A car bomb killed an intelligence official from Afghanistan's northern Kunduz city on Thursday morning, a spoke...

Norway's Massacre of the Innocents

Kate Southwood | Posted 09.23.2011 | World
Kate Southwood

Friday's combined attacks were aimed at the ruling Labor party, but they were horrifyingly and more specifically aimed at killing the young people who would have been the future of Norway's Labor party: a massacre of the innocents.

Bombs Explode In Iraq, Kill At Least 21 People

Reuters | Posted 08.20.2011 | World

BAGHDAD, June 21 (Reuters) - At least 21 people were killed on Tuesday when bombs exploded at a checkpoint outside a provincial governor's house i...

Pakistan Car Bomb Strikes Police Building, Kills At Least 4

AP | RIAZ KHAN | Posted 07.24.2011 | World

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — A suicide bomber in an explosives-laden pickup truck leveled a police building in northwest Pakistan on Wednesday, killing ...

Pakistani Taliban Detonate Car Bomb Next To U.S. Consulate Vehicles

AP | RIAZ KHAN and NAHAL TOOSI | Posted 07.19.2011 | World

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — A Taliban car bomb struck an armored vehicle taking American government employees to the U.S consulate in northwest Pakista...

Alleged Christmas-Bombing Plotter Pleads Not Guilty

AP | TIM FOUGHT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PORTLAND, Ore. — A 19-year-old Somali-American man has pleaded not guilty to an alleged plot to blow up a car bomb at an Oregon Christmas tree l...

Oregon Muslim Leaders Fear Retribution In Wake Of Alleged Bombing Plot

AP | NIGEL DUARA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

PORTLAND, Ore. — Some residents of this famously liberal city are unnerved, not only by a plot to bomb an annual Christmas tree-lighting ceremon...

On Car Bombs and Righteous Leaks: A Conversation With Robert Baer

Dan Lybarger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dan Lybarger

Robert Baer retired from the Central Intelligence Agency after 20 years in 1997, but he's still learning about security threats from the region that was his specialty, the Middle East.

Stockholm Bombings Kill 1, Injure 2

AP | JILL LAWLESS and MALIN RISING | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — At his local mosque in England, Taimour Abdulwahab alarmed elders with his extreme views on Islam. On the Internet, he posted videos of...

Arsonist Attacks Oregon Mosque Frequented By Would-Be Car Bomber

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Arson caused a fire on Sunday at an Islamic center that was the occasional place of worship for a Somali-born teen who two day...

Somali-Born Teen Arrested After Car Bomb Attempt On Portland Christmas Event

AP | TIM FOUGHT and NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

PORTLAND, Ore. — A Somali-born teenager plotted "a spectacular show" of terrorism for months, saying he didn't mind that children would die if h...

As Commonwealth Games Approach: Travelers' Odds Are Still Good

Molly Hunter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Molly Hunter

Avoiding political protests and religious sites on holidays are easy ways to dodge the threat of terrorism, but how can travelers ensure their safety without compromising their adventures?

Times Square Bomb Accessory: Authorities Look For Suspected Money Courier Who May Have Funded Car Bomb Attempt

AP | VERENA DOBNIK and COLLEEN LONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Police cleared the streets around Times Square on Friday and called in the bomb squad to dismantle what turned out to be a cooler ful...

Street Vendors Often First Line Of Defense: 'If Something Is Amiss, They Know It'

AP | DEEPTI HAJELA | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Ask a street vendor, and you'll hear that it's no surprise that it was guys hawking their wares who noticed a car in Times Square par...