Improvised explosives

August 05, 2018 - 1:57 pm
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Two car bombs hit Somalia on Sunday, killing six people. Somalia's Islamic extremist rebels claimed responsibility for the first suicide car bomb blast that that killed four people when it exploded near the gate of a military base in Afgoye town, 30 kilometers (18 miles)...
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Soldiers walk near the wreckage of a car bomb near the Somali presidential palace, in Mogadishu, Somali, Saturday, July 14, 2018. Somali security forces shot dead three extremists and foiled an attempted al-Shabab attack on the presidential palace in the capital, a police officer said Saturday. (Farah Abdi Warsameh)
July 14, 2018 - 9:21 am
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somali security forces shot dead three extremists wearing soldiers' uniforms, foiling an attempted al-Shabab attack on the presidential palace that began with a car bomb exploding, police said Saturday. The confrontation came a week after an attack on the nearby interior...
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July 07, 2018 - 6:26 am
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The Latest on the attack on Somalia's interior ministry (all times local): 1:25 p.m. Police say security forces have ended a siege on Somalia's interior ministry, with all three attackers killed. Capt. Mohamed Hussein says dozens of people have been rescued in the nearly...
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A photographer takes pictures of what officials describe as an Iranian Qasef drone captured on the battlefield in Yemen, during a news conference in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Officials involved in the Saudi-led campaign against Shiite rebels in Yemen known as Houthis showed journalists on Tuesday materiel captured on the battlefield that they alleged show Iran's hand in arming the rebels. Iran long has denied arming the Houthis, despite reports by the United Nations, Western countries and outside groups linking them to the rebels' arsenal. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)
June 19, 2018 - 9:58 pm
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Officials in a Saudi-led coalition battling Shiite rebels for control of a crucial port in Yemen on Tuesday displayed weapons captured on the battlefield that they say show Iran is arming the insurgents. Iran long has denied arming the rebels, known as Houthis...
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May 25, 2018 - 1:29 pm
BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — A car bombing on a busy street in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi early on Friday killed at least seven people, including a girl, and wounded 20, a security official said. The blast, the latest to rock Libya's second-largest city, took place on a commercial street full of...
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A student, left, reacts after retrieving her belongings inside Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas, on Saturday, May 19, 2018. Students and teachers were allowed to return to parts of the school to gather their belongings. A gunman opened fire inside the school Friday, May 18, killing several people. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
May 19, 2018 - 10:51 pm
SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — The suspect in the Texas school shooting began his attack by firing a shotgun through an art classroom door, shattering a glass pane and sending panicked students to the entryway to block him from getting inside, witnesses said. Dmitrios Pagourtzis fired again through the...
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FILE - In this June 21, 2011, file photo, an almost deserted domestic terminal is seen at Sydney Airport, Australia. Australia’s government said Tuesday, May 15, 2018, that it will upgrade airport security around the country and increase police powers in response to an alleged attempt to smuggle an improvised explosive device aboard a flight out of Sydney last year. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith, File)
May 15, 2018 - 6:46 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's government said Tuesday that it will upgrade airport security around the country and increase police powers in response to an alleged attempt to smuggle an improvised explosive device aboard a flight out of Sydney last year. The government will spend 294...
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May 06, 2018 - 11:37 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A bomb blast inside a mosque in eastern Afghanistan that was being used as a voter registration center killed at least 14 people and wounded 33, officials said. Habib Shah Ansari, the provincial head of public health, confirmed the toll from the attack, which took place in...
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May 06, 2018 - 10:58 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on the war in Afghanistan (all times local): 7:30 p.m. India's foreign ministry in a statement Sunday said the government was in touch with the Afghan officials over the reports of abduction. "We are aware of the abduction of Indian nationals from Baghlan...
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EDS NOTE GRAPHIC CONTENT - Victims lie on the ground after the explosions in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, April 30, 2018. A coordinated double suicide bombing hit central Kabul on Monday morning. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
April 30, 2018 - 8:31 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on violence in Afghanistan (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Romania' defense minister says eight Romanian troops were wounded in an attack in southern Afghanistan after an explosion hit their vehicle in Kandahar province. Mihai Fifor says the eight, from the "...
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