US warplanes have carried out air strikes targeting fighters aligned with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in Libya, killing dozens of people, possibly including a senior leader of the armed group. US military sources told AFP news agency the operation hit an ISIL training camp early[…]
Bombings in Baghdad have killed at least 10 people and wounded at least 55, Iraqi security and medical officials say. Thursday’s twin attacks were carried out by bombers on foot, wearing explosives-laden vests, two police officers said. One bomber struck in Baghdad’s Bab al-Sharji area. The second struck at al-Wathba[…]
A man convicted of taking part in India’s worst-ever attack, the 1993 bombings in Mumbai, has been hanged, Indian TV stations reported. India’s president and Supreme Court rejected last-ditch pleas to stay the execution of Yakub Memon over his role in the bombings, clearing the way for him to be[…]
Explosions have rocked a string of Shia neighbourhoods across the Iraqi capital, killing at least 35 people and wounding another 70, police have said. The deadliest bombing took place in Baghdad’s northern Shaab neighbourhood when a man detonated an explosive vest in a crowded market, killing nine people and wounding[…]
Suspected Sunni rebels struck in and around Baghdad on Wednesday, killing 17 people including 11 soldiers and policemen, and injuring about 40 in three separate attacks, including two suicide bombings, according to police and hospital officials. The largest of Wednesday’s attacks was in the turbulent Youssifiyah district south of Baghdad[…]
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