Improvised explosives

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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October 06, 2018 - 1:45 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — Two Syrian rebel groups began withdrawing their heavy weapons Saturday from a northwestern area of the country where Russia and Turkey have agreed to set up a demilitarized zone, opposition activists said. Rami Abdurrahman of the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said...
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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 - 7:46 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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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 - 7:25 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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FILE - In this Friday, July 20, 2012 file photo, Iraqi soldiers patrol along the border between Syria and Iraq in Anbar province, Iraq. Several people were killed in a car bomb blast in a former stronghold of the Islamic State group in western Iraq, a security official said on Wednesday. Maj. Gen. Qasem al-Dulaimi told The Associated Press the attacker drove a booby-trapped vehicle into a joint security checkpoint managed by the Iraqi army and the Popular Mobilization Forces at the southern entrance to the town of al-Qaim, about 30 kilometers (19 miles) from the Syrian border. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed, File)
August 29, 2018 - 8:31 am
BAGHDAD (AP) — Seven people were killed Wednesday in a suicide car bombing claimed by the Islamic State group in a former stronghold of the jihadists in western Iraq, a security official said. The attacker detonated his explosives-laden vehicle at a joint security checkpoint managed by the Iraqi...
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August 29, 2018 - 5:11 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A Kenyan military spokesman says five Kenyan soldiers were killed when a roadside bomb blew up the vehicle they were travelling in the country's southeast. Col. Paul Njuguna also said 10 soldiers were wounded Wednesday morning along the Kiunga-Sankuri road in Lamu County...
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