Latest Suicide bombing Stories
Terrorist groups bend the rules of 'true' Islam to justify the use of female suicide bombers, according to Margaret Gonzalez-Perez from Southeastern Louisiana University in the US.
By AHMED AL-HAJ SAN'A, Yemen - A car bomb exploded at the front gate of the U.S. Embassy in Yemen's capital today, killing six Yemeni guards and four civilians, officials said. No American personnel were reported hurt.
By The Associated Press ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) - A suicide bomber drove a car full of explosives into a line of applicants at an Algerian police academy Tuesday, killing at least 43 people in the deadliest terror attack to jolt this energy-rich U.S. ally since the 1990s.
A suicide bombing outside a police academy in Algeria left at least 43 people dead Tuesday, authorities said. Dozens more people were reported injured and the death toll could wind up higher, The Daily Telegraph reported.
By Jonathan Lyons, Asia Security Correspondent COLOMBO, Aug 20 (Reuters) - Long associated with sectarian violence in the Middle East, the suicide attack has been refined by Sri Lanka's secularist Tamil Tiger rebels into a sophisticated weapon of war.
LONDON (Reuters) - A British court on Wednesday gave police more time to question 23 people suspected of plotting to blow up transatlantic airliners. A police statement said the warrants for 21 of the suspects were extended until August 23 and for two others until August 21.
By Ranga Sirilal COLOMBO (Reuters) - A Tamil Tiger flotilla attacked two small Sri Lankan vessels near a navy base north of Colombo on Wednesday, the military said, killing five sailors and injuring three others.
By Ranga Sirilal PANIPITIYA, Sri Lanka (Reuters) - One of Sri Lanka's top generals was killed on Monday by a suspected Tamil Tiger suicide bomber who rammed his motorcycle into an army convoy near the capital killing three other people, officials said.
MEDAN, Indonesia (Reuters) - Four Indonesian policemen died on Wednesday when an explosive device accidentally blew up during a bomb-disposal training exercise, police said. Several other people were wounded by the blast in a police compound in the northwestern city of Medan on Sumatra island.
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