Improvised explosives

An injured man is helped following a bomb blast near the presidential palace in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia, Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018. Police say a suicide car bomb detonated near the presidential palace has killed at least 6 people and wounded several others. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
December 22, 2018 - 6:55 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — An explosives-packed vehicle detonated at a military checkpoint near Somalia's presidential palace, killing at least 16 people and wounding more than 20 others, police said. The al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab extremist group, which often targets Mogadishu, claimed responsibility...
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December 16, 2018 - 1:16 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — A bomb blast in a northwestern Syrian town held by Turkish-backed opposition forces killed at least eight people and wounded two dozen Sunday, activists and local security said, the latest in a series of attacks along the border where Turkey has troops. The spike in attacks follows...
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In this photo released by Tasnim News Agency, the wreckage of a car is seen after a suicide car bombing at the gate of a police headquarters in the southeastern Iranian port city of Chabahar, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018. Rahmdel Bameri, a provincial official, told state TV that a suicide attacker driving a vehicle loaded with explosives drove up to the police headquarters. He said police officers blocked the vehicle and started firing at the driver, who then detonated his explosives. (Tasnim News Agency via AP)
December 06, 2018 - 8:35 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A suicide car bomber struck a police headquarters in the Iranian port city of Chabahar on Thursday, killing at least two policemen and wounding 42 people, state TV reported. A little-known Sunni jihadist group claimed responsibility for the attack, which Iran's foreign minister...
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This undated photo provided by the Fort Carson Public Affairs Office shows Sgt. Jason McClary, of Export, Pa. McClary died Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, at the military hospital in Landstuhl, Germany. The Pentagon says that McClary is the fourth soldier to die from wounds suffered last week in a roadside bomb blast in eastern Afghanistan. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack. (Fort Carson Public Affairs Office via AP)
December 03, 2018 - 12:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says that a fourth soldier has died from wounds suffered last week in a roadside bomb blast in eastern Afghanistan. Sgt. Jason Mitchell McClary died Sunday at the military hospital in Landstuhl, Germany. He was 24 years old and from Export, Pennsylvania. Three other...
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FILE - In this undated photo released by the Broward County Sheriff's office, Cesar Sayoc is seen in a booking photo, in Miami. A police report says mail pipe bomb suspect Cesar Sayoc was accused earlier in 2018, with throwing urine from his van at two women on a moped in Florida. The Hollywood Police Department report says Sayoc pulled up near the moped, began yelling obscenities and tossed two vials of urine at the women. The first missed, but the second one drenched one of them. (Broward County Sheriff's Office via AP)
November 30, 2018 - 12:08 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Mail pipe bomb suspect Cesar Sayoc was accused earlier this year of throwing urine from his van at two women on a moped in an apparent road rage incident in Florida, according to a police report. The Hollywood Police Department report obtained Friday says Sayoc pulled...
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A Somali policeman stands guard next to destroyed shops after a car bomb attack at a busy junction in the Wadajir district of the capital Mogadishu, Somalia, Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. Somalia was hit by two violent attacks Monday, one killing an Islamic cleric in the northern city of Galkayo, and a second killing at least six people in a car bomb blast in Mogadishu, police said. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
November 26, 2018 - 11:44 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Somalia was hit by two violent attacks Monday, one killing an Islamic cleric and 17 of his followers for playing music and a second killing at least six people in a car bomb blast in the capital, Mogadishu, police said. The car bomb was detonated Monday at a busy junction in...
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November 18, 2018 - 11:47 am
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials said five people were killed in a car bomb blast in the city of Tikrit on Sunday, the latest security breach to rattle the country in recent weeks. Sixteen others were wounded in the blast that set fires on both sides of a commercial street in the heart of the city,...
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FILE - In this undated photo released by the Broward County Sheriff's office, Cesar Sayoc is seen in a booking photo, in Miami. Sayoc, accused of sending pipe bombs to prominent critics of President Donald Trump has been indicted on charges carrying a potential penalty of life in prison. The 30-count indictment in Manhattan federal court was filed on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018 against Sayoc. (Broward County Sheriff's Office via AP)
November 09, 2018 - 1:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Florida man accused of sending pipe bombs to prominent critics of President Donald Trump was indicted Friday on charges carrying a potential penalty of life in prison. The 30-count indictment against Cesar Sayoc was handed up in Manhattan federal court, where Sayoc made an...
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November 09, 2018 - 10:45 am
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Three car bombs by Islamic extremists exploded outside a hotel in the capital, Mogadishu, killing at least 10 people and injuring 15, said police. The blasts appeared to be suicide bombs that detonated near the perimeter wall of the Sahafi Hotel, which is located across...
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In this courtroom sketch, Cesar Sayoc, left, appears in federal court, Monday, Oct. 29, 2018, in Miami. Sayoc is accused of sending pipe bombs to prominent Democrats around the country. A judge will hold a hearing Friday on whether Sayoc can be released on bail. (Daniel Pontet via AP)
October 31, 2018 - 9:44 am
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Pipe bomb suspect Cesar Sayoc searched for addresses of his targets online and had photos of many of them on his cellphone, including one of Michelle Obama's driver's license, federal prosecutors said in a letter outlining more evidence against him. The letter sent by...
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