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Toll in Baghdad car bomb attack more than doubles to 19

The death toll in an overnight car bomb attack in Baghdad's central Karada district has risen to 19, a Health Ministry official said on Tuesday.

Bombs kill one, injure 30 in southern Thailand

One person is dead and 30 others have been injured after two bombs exploded in the southern Thai province of Pattani, local media reported on Wednesday. 

Death toll hits 54 in Turkish wedding bombing; most dead are children

The death toll from the weekend suicide bombing at a Kurdish wedding in southern Turkey has risen to 54, CNN Turk reported Monday, with at least 29 of the dead listed as children.

Twin suicide car bombings kill 18 in Somalia

Twin suicide car bombings killed at least 15 people, including the two attackers, in northern Somalia on Sunday, officials and witnesses said.

Attack on wedding party in southern Turkey kills 50 people

A bomb at a wedding ceremony in the southern Turkish city of Gaziantep killed 22 people and injured 94, the local governor's office said, calling it a "terror attack," and one official said the Islamic State extremist group was to blame.

Islamic State suicide bombings kill 10 Libyan fighters in Sirte

Forces loyal to Libya’s UN-backed government said that 10 of its fighters were on Thursday killed in suicide car bombings carried out by Islamic State in the extremist militia’s former stronghold of Sirte.

9 police and soldiers killed, scores wounded in east Turkey bombings

A car bomb and a roadside explosion killed nine members of Turkey's security forces on Thursday and injured more than 200, the Dogan news agency reported, as a wave of such attacks takes place across the restive south-east in recent days.

Thai military court approves arrest warrant for bombing suspect

A Thai military court on Tuesday approved an arrest warrant for a suspect believed to be involved in last week's deadly bombing attacks in five provinces, local media reported.

Deadly bombings in Thailand likely politically motivated, police say

A series of deadly bombings across central and southern Thailand that left four people dead and more than 30 injured was likely triggered by the political situation in the country, Thai police said Friday.

Thai police chief blames "local elements" for multiple bomb attacks

A series of bomb attacks across central and southern Thailand that killed 4 people and injured over 30 others, including foreign tourists, was likely to be the work of "local elements," Thai police said Friday. 

Suicide bombing in Pakistan hospital kills 70, leaves 200 wounded

A suicide bomber killed at least 70 people and left 200 wounded in an attack Monday at a hospital in south-western Pakistan.

Kosovo premier condemns attack on parliament

Kosovo Prime Minister Isa Mustafa on Friday condemned the bombing attack on the country's parliament, describing it as "terrorizing."

Explosion rocks Kosovo parliament

Kosovo's parliament building was damaged in a blast late Thursday, state television RTK reported.

Car bomb kills at least 18 in Iraq’s Khalis city

At least 18 people were killed Monday in a suicide attack at a crowded security checkpoint in Iraq’s Diyala province, according to police sources.t

More than 60 killed in bombings at Kabul protest, official says

At least 61 people have been killed and 207 wounded when two suicide bombers detonated explosives at a large demonstration in Kabul on Saturday afternoon, Health Ministry spokesman Ismail Kawusi said.

Bombings kill at least 13 fleeing Islamic State in Iraq

At least 13 people were killed on Saturday in two separate bombings in northern Iraq while they were fleeing from a town held by the Islamic State extremist militia, police said.

Two explosions in Kabul leave 80 dead, 231 wounded; Islamic State claims responsibility

Twin explosions targeting protesters in Kabul have killed at least 80 people and wounded 231 others, Health Ministry spokesman Ismail Kawusi says.

13 killed in car bomb attack at Baghdad vegetable market

Some 13 people were killed Tuesday when a car bomb exploded at a fruit and vegetable market in Baghdad, police said.

Four killed as suicide bomber hits near Islam's second-holiest site

Four police officers were killed late Monday when a suicide bomber blew himself up near the Prophet's Mosque in Medina, the second most sacred site in the Islamic world, the Saudi Interior Ministry said.

Death toll in weekend Baghdad bombing rises to 213

The death toll from a massive car bombing in Baghdad soared to at least 213, up from an initial estimate of more than 100, an Iraqi Health Ministry source told dpa Monday.

Anger and sorrow mark the end of Ramadan after Baghdad bombing

Just days before the Islamic festival Eid al-Fitr, Baghdad is a city in mourning. At a time when Iraq's capital should be preparing for celebrations, rescue workers are still searching for bodies after a car bomb claimed by Islamic State jihadists killed over 200 people.

More than 100 dead as bomb hits Ramadan crowds in Baghdad

Over 100 people were killed on Sunday morning, an Iraqi police official said, after a car bomb attack claimed by the Islamic State extremist group hit crowds during the busy shopping period ahead of the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.

Report: Turkey arrests 14 more suspects over Istanbul airport attack

Turkish authorities have arrested 14 additional suspects, including 11 foreigners, over the terrorist attack on Istanbul's Ataturk international airport, CNN Turk reported Sunday.

41 killed, including 13 foreigners in Istanbul airport attack

Three suicide attackers killed 41 people, including 13 foreigners, at Istanbul's main international airport, Turkish officials said Wednesday, with Islamic State the prime suspect in the carnage and panic at the global transit hub.

Ten dead in suicide attack on Istanbul's Ataturk airport

Ten people were killed and 20 injured Wednesday in what appeared to be a suicide bombing at the entrance to the arrivals terminal at Istanbul's Ataturk international airport, Turkish officials say.

Four suicide bombers came from Syria, Lebanese Interior Minister says

Some of the suicide bombers who carried out the attacks on a Christian border village in eastern Lebanon this week came from Syria, Interior Minister Nouhad Mashnouk said on Tuesday.

11 killed in car bombing targeting police in historic Istanbul area

Eleven people, including seven police force members, were killed Tuesday in a car bombing in Istanbul near a historic area popular with tourists, the local governor said.

Erdogan says Istanbul attack "cannot be forgiven"

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan condemns the attack in Istanbul saying it "cannot be forgiven."

Eleven killed in car bombing targeting police in Istanbul

Eleven people, including seven members of the police force, were killed in a car bombing in Istanbul Tuesday, the local governor said.

Turkey imposes media ban after bombing

A partial ban on media publicizing information related to Tuesday's bombing in Istanbul has been imposed by a Turkish court, the broadcasting authority (RTUK) reports.

Witnesses: Double bombing kills 24 people in Shiite area of Baghdad

Twenty-four people have been killed and 46 injured in a double bomb attack in northern Baghdad, eye witnesses say.

Baghdad bomb attacks leave 86 dead

The Iraqi capital Baghdad on Wednesday saw one of its bloodiest days this year with at least 86 people killed in three separate bomb attacks, according to officials.

Report: 28 dead after bomb attack in Baghdad market

A suicide bombing left 28 people dead in a Baghdad market Sunday, local broadcaster Alsumaria reported, citing police officials.

88 killed in Syria bombings as Kerry talks up truce prospects

Two massive bomb attacks killed 88 people in government-held areas of Syria, according to a monitoring group, even as US Secretary of State John Kerry said a truce in the civil war could come into effect within days.

31 killed in bombings in Damascus suburb - watchdog

At least 31 people have been killed in a series of bomb attacks in the Damascus suburb of Sayyida Zeinab, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports.

Homs bomb death toll rises to 46, says monitoring group

The death toll from a double bomb attack in the Syrian city of Homs has risen to 46, including at least 28 civilians, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports.

Turkey blames Kurdish militants for Ankara bombing, vows retaliation

The Turkish government Thursday blamed Syria's main Kurdish militia as well as Kurdish separatists in Turkey for the bombing in Ankara that killed 28 people, and vowed retaliation.

Syrian Kurdish leader: Turkish accusations are attempt at escalation

Turkish accusations that the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia is linked to Wednesday's deadly bomb attack in Ankara are an attempt at escalation, says Syrian Kurdish leader Salih Muslim.

Russia condemns terrorist bombing in Turkey as "barbaric crime"

Russia's Foreign Ministry condemns the terrorist bombing in Ankara as a "barbaric crime" that "cannot be justified," and says its "organizers must be held accountable."

Man behind Pakistani campus massacre threatens more school attacks

The Taliban commander behind this week's massacre of students at a Pakistani university threatened more attacks on schools Friday, calling them nurseries of “non-believers.”

Indonesian police pursue militants after Jakarta attack

Indonesian police were hunting for Islamist militants Friday after terrorist attacks in the capital killed two civilians, as security was tightened across the country. 

Three suspects reportedly arrested after Jakarta attack

Indonesian police reportedly arrest three suspects one day after a terrorist attack in the capital.

Six dead, dozens injured in car bombing at Turkey police station

A car bomb blast outside a police building in south-eastern Turkey killed a police officer and five civilians, including a 5-month-old baby, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said Thursday.

Police say Jakarta attack may have been Islamic State-related

Bomb attacks in the Indonesian capital Jakarta may have been the work of militants linked to Islamic State, deputy police chief Budi Gunawan says. 

Bomb and gun attacks rock Indonesian capital

Seven people, including four suspected attackers, died in bomb blasts and gunfire in the centre of the Indonesian capital Jakarta on Thursday, police said, in what the country's president described as an act of terrorism.

Over 20 reported injured in bomb blast near police station in Turkey

A car bomb blast injured 23 people near a police building in south-eastern Turkey, local media reported.