Bombings

September 13, 2018 - 5:38 am
BERLIN (AP) — A German teenager has been arrested on suspicion he was planning an Islamic extremist bombing attack in the Frankfurt area, prosecutors said Thursday. Frankfurt prosecutors' spokesman Sinan Akdogan told The Associated Press the 17-year-old was arrested by Hesse state police Sept. 1...
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In this Tuesday Sept. 11, 2018 photo, Turkey-trained Syrian opposition fighters of the 'National Army' group formally known as Free Syrian Army, train in a camp in the Turkish-controlled northwestern city of Azaz, Syria. Syrian government forces, backed by Russia and Iran, have been massing troops for weeks in preparation for an attack on Idlib province, the last major rebel stronghold in the country. The U.N. has warned that a battle will spark a humanitarian catastrophe. (Ugur Can/DHA via AP)
September 13, 2018 - 3:09 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Turkey sent in military reinforcements Thursday to beef up its positions inside Syria's last rebel bastion Idlib, activists reported, even as the Turkish defense minister said Ankara is still trying with Russia and Iran to prevent a humanitarian tragedy in the case of a threatened...
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September 12, 2018 - 5:14 am
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say a car bomb has exploded outside a restaurant north of Baghdad killing at least six people. Iraq's Joint Operations Command says the explosives-laden car ignited Wednesday outside a restaurant on a highway near Beiji city. Health Ministry spokesman Saif al-Badr...
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Men carry a dead body with a civilian vehicle in Momandara district of Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. A suicide bomber detonated his explosives-filled vest among a group of people protesting a local police commander in eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing 25 and wounding about 130, a provincial official said. (AP Photo/Mohammad Anwar Danishyar)
September 12, 2018 - 3:10 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The death toll in a suicide bombing among a group of people protesting a local police commander in eastern Afghanistan has risen to 68, up from 32, provincial officials Wednesday. Attahullah Khogyani, spokesman for the provincial governor, said 165 others were wounded in...
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Men shout slogans against terrorists after a suicide attack among the protesters in Momandara district of Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. A suicide bomber detonated his explosives-filled vest among a group of people protesting a local police commander in eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing 25 and wounding about 130, a provincial official said. (AP Photo/Mohammad Anwar Danishyar)
September 11, 2018 - 6:02 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber detonated his explosives-filled vest among a group of people protesting a local police commander in eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing 25 and wounding about 130, a provincial official said. "Around four hundred people gathered for the protest and the...
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Rescuers carry away a severely injured man following a blast outside a district headquarters in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia, Monday, Sept. 10, 2018. At least four people are dead after a suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle at the gate of a district headquarters in Mogadishu, a Somali police officer said Monday. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
September 10, 2018 - 4:46 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — At least six people are dead after a suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle at the gate of a district headquarters in Somalia's capital, authorities said Monday. Police Capt. Mohamed Hussein said the large blast badly damaged the compound of the Hodan district's...
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FILE - This April 14, 2014, file booking photo released by the North Berkshire District Court in North Adams, Mass., shows Alexander Ciccolo, after he was charged with drunken driving. Ciccolo, son of a Boston police captain, was arrested July 4, 2015, in Adams, Mass., and accused of plotting an attack on a college campus in support of the Islamic State group. Ciccolo, who pleaded guilty, is set to be sentenced in federal court on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, in Springfield, Mass. (Northern Berkshire District Court via AP, File)
September 05, 2018 - 12:46 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A Boston police captain's son, who authorities called a "committed soldier" of the Islamic State group, was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Wednesday for plotting to use assault rifles and homemade bombs to kill Americans on a college campus. Alexander Ciccolo, who went...
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September 05, 2018 - 8:57 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on the war in Afghanistan (all times local): 8:20 p.m. Afghan officials say a suicide bombing and a car bomb attack at a wrestling training center in a Shiite neighborhood of the capital have killed at least 20 people and wounded 70. Interior Ministry spokesman...
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Somali medical personnel help a civilian who was wounded in a blast outside the compound of a district headquarters in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018. A Somali police officer says a number of people are wounded after a suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle at a checkpoint outside the headquarters after being stopped by security forces. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
September 02, 2018 - 4:25 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — At least six people were killed, including two children, after a suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle outside a district headquarters in Somalia's capital, authorities said Sunday. Capt. Mohamed Hussein said the bomber tried to speed through a checkpoint but...
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August 31, 2018 - 1:26 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The first publicly released video of Texas police closing in on the suspect in a series of deadly Austin package bombings shows officers approaching his SUV before the vehicle explodes. Aerial footage released Friday by the Texas Department of Public Safety comes five months...
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