Improvised explosives

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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An Afghan man walks outside a voter registration center, which was attacked by a suicide bomber in Kabul, Sunday, April 22, 2018. (AP Photo/ Rahmat Gul)
April 22, 2018 - 10:16 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Islamic State suicide bomber attacked a voter registration center in Afghanistan's capital on Sunday, killing 57 people and wounding more than 100 others, officials said. Public Health Ministry spokesman Wahid Majro said that among 57 people killed, 22 were women and...
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A wounded woman is carried on a stretcher in a hospital after a deadly suicide attack on a voter registration center in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, April 22, 2018. Gen. Daud Amin, the Kabul police chief, said the suicide bomber targeted civilians who had gathered to receive national identification cards. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)
April 22, 2018 - 10:05 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on the violence in Afghanistan (all times local): 6 a.m. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has condemned the attack on a voter registration center in Afghanistan. The suicide bombing in Kabul on Sunday killed at least 57 people with more than 100 wounded...
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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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