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Suicide Bombers

Afghan Photographer Hopes His Image Will Stop Suicide Bombers

Nicole Glass | Posted 07.22.2012 | World
Nicole Glass

Massoud Hossaini was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for a photo he took of Tarana Akbari, a 12-year old girl who found herself surrounded by dead bodies after a suicide bombing at a shrine in Kabul.

Suicide Bombers Strike Near Hotel, Military Compound

AP | ZEINA KARAM | Posted 06.30.2012 | World

BEIRUT — In fresh attacks on symbols of state power, twin suicide bombs exploded Monday near a government security compound in northern Syria an...

Suicide Bombing Kills 10 In Northern Afghanistan

AP | PATRICK QUINN and AMIR SHAH | Posted 06.04.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — A suicide bomber on a motorcycle killed at least 10 people, including three American soldiers, at a park in a relatively pe...

Andrea Stone

Did FBI Thwart Accused U.S. Capitol Suicide Bomber -- Or Enable Him? | Andrea Stone | Posted 02.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Moroccan immigrant wearing what he thought was a suicide vest and carrying a military-style automatic weapon was arrested Friday in a ...

What Really Motivates The Islamists?

Kemal Argon | Posted 04.02.2012 | Religion
Kemal Argon

My studies of Islam and Islamism have brought me to realize that classical and contemporary Islam have tremendous love within.

Why Is This Man Smiling?

AP | By TOM ODULA | Posted 01.07.2012 | Impact

By TOM ODULA, Associated Press NAIROBI, Kenya -- A U.S. artist handed out thousands of yellow balloons to Nairobi's blue-collar commuters Monday, ign...

Twin Suicide Bomb Attacks Targeting Worshippers Kill 7

AP | RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 01.06.2012 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Two suicide bombers targeted worshippers on a key Muslim festival in northern Afghanistan, killing seven, including two loc...

Suicide Bombing In Afghanistan Kills Contractors And Coalition Troops

AP | DEB RIECHMANN and AMIR SHAH | Posted 12.29.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — A Taliban suicide bomber rammed a vehicle loaded with explosives into an armored NATO bus Saturday on a busy thoroughfare i...

Dan Froomkin

HOW WE CREATED A MONSTER: Haqqani Network Now Top Scourge In Afghanistan | Dan Froomkin | Posted 12.07.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- The U.S.'s new public enemy No. 1 in Afghanistan is one of its own making. Ten years into the occupation of Afghanistan, American off...

Juror Dismissed Prior To Underwear Bomber Trial

Posted 12.06.2011 | Crime

By ED WHITE, Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — A native of Nigeria was dismissed Thursday shortly after being picked as a juror for the trial of a ...

Response to Adam Lankford

Robert A. Pape | Posted 11.23.2011 | World
Robert A. Pape

The overwhelming picture that emerges is that foreign occupation is the main cause of suicide terrorism, accounting for over 95 percent of the thousands of attacks since 1980.

Suicide Bomber Waited Days To Meet Rabbani, Peace Negotiator's Death Mourned

AP | PATRICK QUINN | Posted 11.21.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — The assassination of a former Afghan president reflects the dangers of negotiations with the Taliban: Any effort toward a p...

Ron Paul Is Wrong About 9/11, Studies Show

Dr. Adam Lankford | Posted 11.19.2011 | Politics
Dr. Adam Lankford

There is a fundamental psychological difference between the millions of people who hate U.S. policies and the very few who are willing to commit acts of murder-suicide.

Justice and Martyrdom

Michael Mungai | Posted 11.11.2011 | World
Michael Mungai

The execution and assassination of suicidal murderers cannot be termed as justice.

Suicide Bombers Attack House Of A Top Military Officer In Pakistan

AP | ABDUL SATTAR | Posted 11.06.2011 | World

By ABDUL SATTAR, Associated Press QUETTA, Pakistan — A pair of suicide bombers killed 22 people while targeting a top army officer in southwest P...

Suicide Bombers Kill At Least 7 Policemen In Chechnya

AP | Posted 10.31.2011 | World

MOSCOW -- Russia's top investigative body says eight people including seven policeman have died after suicide bombings in the capital of Chechnya. A ...

At Least 18 Killed In Algeria Bomb Explosion, Suicide Attack

AP | AOMAR OUALI | Posted 10.26.2011 | World

ALGIERS, Algeria — A bomb explosion followed by a suicide attack outside a military academy in Algeria killed at least 18 officers in training F...

Suicide Bomber Kills Three In Attack On Iraqi Police Station

AP | QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA | Posted 08.26.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — A suicide bomber in a wheelchair blew himself up at the entrance to a police station north of the capital Baghdad on Sunday, killing t...

A Message to My Fellow Pakistanis in the Post-Osama World

Ali A. Rizvi | Posted 07.19.2011 | World
Ali A. Rizvi

Let's forget about who is an "agent" of who. Let's not allow every conversation after an incident to devolve into random whodunit speculation. Let's stop trying to focus on who killed how many people and why. That's not in our control.

Bus Bombing Kills Ten In Afghanistan

AP | HEIDI VOGT and RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 07.18.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Anger over a nighttime NATO raid flared into violence in northern Afghanistan on Wednesday as an estimated 1,500 people cla...

Suicide Bombers Kill 30 At Pakistani Shrine

AP | By KHALID TANVEER | Posted 06.03.2011 | World

MULTAN, Pakistan -- A pair of suicide bombers struck a shrine in Pakistan Sunday, killing 30 people gathered there and pressing a campaign of attacks ...

NATO Says Its Forces Repel Attack On Kabul Base In Afghanistan

AP | By DEB RIECHMANN | Posted 06.01.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Three insurgents attacked a NATO base on the outskirts of Afghanistan's capital Saturday but were killed by coalition force...

Pakistan Suicide Bombers Kill 50 People

AP | RIAZ KHAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Two militants wearing vests studded with explosives and bullets blew themselves up outside a government-backed meeting of a...

The Guardian's Assault on Peace in the Middle East

Ron Prosor | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ron Prosor

The self-appointed guardian of Palestinian truth has maximized its opportunity to pledge allegiance to the hardline, national fantasies which have crippled the Palestinian cause for decades.

Mubarak's Turn

Gary S. Chafetz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Gary S. Chafetz

Today, the situation in Egypt is not so dissimilar to that of October 6, 1981 at 1 pm. Back then, Mubarak was vice president and Anwar Sadat was president. Now, nearly 30 years later, it's Mubarak's turn.