Terrorist attacks

October 17, 2018 - 10:36 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Somali intelligence officials say the largest U.S. military airstrike against al-Shabab extremists in Somalia in nearly a year largely destroyed a training camp where recruits were preparing to graduate and killed more fighters than the U.S. announced. Two officials tell The...
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FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2007 file picture Moroccan Mounir El Motassadeq waits prior his trial at a court in Hamburg, northern Germany, The Moroccan man has been sentenced to a 15-year prison sentence in Germany for helping three of the suicide pilots in the 9/11 attacks on the U.S. (AP Photo/Fabian Bimmer, Pool)
October 15, 2018 - 1:46 pm
BERLIN (AP) — A Moroccan man convicted of helping Mohamed Atta and the other Hamburg-based Sept. 11 suicide pilots as they plotted attacks on New York and Washington was deported Monday from Germany to his homeland. German authorities confirmed that Mounir el Motassadeq was aboard a plane that had...
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October 13, 2018 - 4:35 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A suicide bomber detonated in a restaurant in the Somali town of Baidoa and another blast struck a hotel nearby, leaving at least 16 people dead and more than 30 wounded, authorities said Saturday. Most of the casualties were caused by the bomber who walked into the restaurant...
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October 13, 2018 - 8:32 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A motorcycle rigged with explosives detonated at an election rally in northeastern Afghanistan on Saturday killing at least 14 people, including civilians and security forces, officials said. Khalil Aser, spokesman for the provincial police chief in Takhar province, said...
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Israeli policemen stand at then entrance of Barkan industrial zone in the West Bank Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018. A Palestinian attacker opened fire at a joint Israeli-Palestinian industrial zone in the West Bank Sunday, killing two Israelis and seriously wounding a third, the military said. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
October 07, 2018 - 1:56 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian attacker on Sunday opened fire inside a West Bank industrial zone where Israelis and Palestinians work together, killing two Israelis and seriously wounding a third. The Israeli military said it was treating the killings as a nationalistic attack and that forces were...
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A member of the Italian military stands guard at the scene next to a damaged armored personnel carrier after an attack on a European Union military convoy in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia Monday, Oct. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
October 01, 2018 - 8:17 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A suicide car bomber on Monday targeted a European Union military convoy carrying Italian military trainers in the Somali capital, a Somali police officer said. The car bomber detonated his explosives-laden vehicle next to a military convoy near Somalia's defense ministry...
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In this image made from video provided by the Netherlands Police, armed police prepare for an operation in a residential area in Arnhem, Netherlands, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018. Seven men were arrested Thursday in the Netherlands on suspicion of plotting a large-scale extremist attack that Dutch prosecutors said they think was foiled following a months-long investigation. The national prosecutor's office said in a statement that heavily armed police arrested the men in the towns of Arnhem, about 100 kilometers (62 miles) south of Amsterdam, and Weert in the southern Netherlands close to the borders of Germany and Belgium. (Netherlands Police via AP)
September 28, 2018 - 4:27 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Seven men suspected of planning a major extremist attack in the Netherlands are scheduled to appear before an investigating judge, a day after prosecutors said that a huge police operation had thwarted their plot. Some 400 police took part in raids Thursday that led to...
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Mourners carry flag-draped caskets during a mass funeral for victims of Saturday's terror attack on a military parade, in the southwestern city of Ahvaz, Iran, Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. Thousands of mourners gathered at the Sarallah Mosque on Ahvaz's Taleghani junction, carrying caskets in the sweltering heat. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
September 25, 2018 - 7:03 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian media outlet close to the country's hard-line Revolutionary Guard published a video Tuesday threatening the capitals of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates with missile attacks, further raising regional tensions after a weekend militant attack on a military...
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September 24, 2018 - 1:58 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the United Nations General Assembly (all times local): 1:55 p.m. The head of NATO will meet in New York this week with Russia's foreign minister amid tensions over alleged Russian meddling abroad and NATO activity near Russia's borders. The meeting with NATO...
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Men carry a dead body with a civilian vehicle in Momandara district of Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. A suicide bomber detonated his explosives-filled vest among a group of people protesting a local police commander in eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing 25 and wounding about 130, a provincial official said. (AP Photo/Mohammad Anwar Danishyar)
September 12, 2018 - 6:54 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The death toll in a suicide bombing among a group of people protesting a local police commander in eastern Afghanistan has risen to 68, up from 32, provincial officials said Wednesday. Attahullah Khogyani, spokesman for the provincial governor, said 165 others were wounded...
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