Improvised explosives

April 01, 2018 - 12:25 pm
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somalia's al-Shabab Islamic extremists on Sunday launched an attack on for African Union troops in country's south, killing four Ugandan peacekeepers, said Ugandan army spokesman Brig. Richard Karemire. Four others Ugandans were injured, Karemire told The Associated Press...
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In this picture taken on Thursday, March 29, 2018, U.S. troop's humvee passes vehicles of fighters from the U.S-backed Syrian Manbij Military Council on a road leading to the tense front line with Turkish-backed fighters, at Halawanji village, north of Manbij town, Syria. The front line has grown more tense in recent days as Turkey threatens to advance on the town to clear it of the U.S-backed fighters. U.S troops have increased their patrols in the area, local commanders say, to prevent an outbreak of fighting and to prevent Turkey from advancing on Manbij. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
March 30, 2018 - 1:20 pm
KOBANI, Syria (AP) — A roadside bomb in northern Syria killed two coalition personnel, an American and a Briton, and wounded five others in a rare attack since the U.S.-led coalition sent troops into the war-torn country, the U.S. and British militaries and a U.S. defense official said Friday. The...
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, delivers a speech at his ruling Justice and Development (AKP) Party conference in Ankara, Friday, March 30, 2018. Erdogan has responded angrily at France for suggesting that it could help establish a dialogue between Turkey and a Syrian group that is dominated by Kurdish fighters that Ankara considers to be terrorists. (Murat Cetinmuhurdar/Pool Photo via AP)
March 30, 2018 - 9:59 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria (all times local): 4 p.m. A U.S. defense official says one of the two troops with the U.S.-led coalition who were killed in a roadside bomb attack in Syria was an American. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because details had not...
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In this undated photograph provided by Conflict Armament Research, an independent London-based group that researches battlefield weaponry, three explosives disguised as rocks are on display in Yemen. Roadside bombs disguised as rocks in Yemen bear similarities to others used by Hezbollah in southern Lebanon and by insurgents in Iraq and Bahrain, suggesting at the least an Iranian influence in their manufacturing, a report released Monday, March 26, 2018, by Conflict Armament Research alleges. The report comes comes as the West and United Nations researchers accuse Iran of supplying arms to Yemen’s Shiite rebels known as Houthis, who have held the country’s capital since September 2014. (Tim Michetti/Conflict Armament Research via AP)
March 25, 2018 - 8:10 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Roadside bombs disguised as rocks in Yemen bear similarities to others used by Hezbollah in southern Lebanon and by insurgents in Iraq and Bahrain, suggesting at the least an Iranian influence in their manufacture, a watchdog group said Monday. The report by...
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Security forces attend the scene after a car bomb explosion near the parliament building in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia Sunday, March 25, 2018. A car bomb exploded near Somalia's parliament headquarters killing a number of people and injuring others, police said. (AP Photo/Mohamed Sheikh Nor)
March 25, 2018 - 11:53 am
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A car bomb exploded near Somalia's parliament headquarters in the capital, Mogadishu, killing at least four people along with the driver, police said Sunday, with several others injured. A huge cloud of smoke could be seen billowing over the area dotted with security...
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A man carries a wounded boy in a hospital, after a car bombing outside a sports stadium in Lashkargah, capital city of southern Helmand province, Afghanistan, Friday, March 23, 2018. Provincial chief of police Abdul Ghafar Safi said the blast was carried out by a suicide bomber and that the target was civilians. (AP Photo/Abdul Khaliq)
March 23, 2018 - 1:36 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A car bombing outside a sports stadium in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province on Friday killed 13 people and wounded 40 others, an official said. Aminullah Abed, the chief of the province's public health department, said the casualties were received at a hospital in...
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March 22, 2018 - 10:29 am
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — At least nine people have been killed and seven others are wounded in a car bomb blast near a hotel in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, a Somali police officer said Thursday. Capt. Mohamed Hussein said the explosion occurred near the Weheliye hotel on the busy Makka...
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March 18, 2018 - 11:11 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An attacker dressed in a school uniform set off a grenade amid a group of hundreds of university students in Afghanistan's capital on Sunday, killing himself and wounding five students, according to the district police chief. Nasir Nadery said the attacker, who slipped...
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Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah, center left, is surrounded by body guards as he arrives for the opening ceremony of a long-awaited sewage plant project, east of Jebaliya, in the northern Gaza strip, Tuesday, March 13, 2018. An explosion occurred as the convoy of the prime minister entered Gaza through the Erez crossing with Israel. The Fatah party of the prime minister called the explosion an assassination attempt and blamed Gaza militants. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
March 13, 2018 - 12:22 pm
JABALIYA, Gaza Strip (AP) — A roadside bomb on Tuesday struck the convoy of the Palestinian prime minister during a rare visit to the Gaza Strip, causing no serious injuries but throwing an already troubled reconciliation process between rival factions into deeper turmoil. Prime Minister Rami...
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Residents walk through the site of a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, March 2, 2018. A large explosion in the eastern part of the Afghan capital on Friday morning killed at least one and wounding others officials said. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)
March 02, 2018 - 8:53 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide car bombing in the eastern part of the Afghan capital on Friday morning killed at least one person, a young girl, and wounded 22, Afghan officials said. Basir Mujahid, spokesman for the Kabul police chief, said the blast occurred in the neighborhood of Qabil Bay...
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