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Suicide attacker kills six civilians in flashpoint Iraqi town

At least six civilians were killed on Saturday in a suicide bombing in a flashpoint eastern Iraqi town, a local militiaman said.

Nine killed in eastern Lebanon suicide bombings

Four suicide attacks in a mainly Christian area in eastern Lebanon left at least nine people dead and several wounded on Monday, police and a witness said.

Two Belgians charged in terrorism raids related to Brussels attackers

Two of the suspects arrested in overnight raids in Brussels this weekend are related to the suicide bombers behind the attacks on the capital in March, according to local media outlets.

27 killed in Islamic State suicide attack on Yemeni army recruits

A suicide bomber killed 27 people on Sunday when he blew himself up in a crowd of men seeking to enlist in the Yemeni army in the south-eastern city of Mukalla, medical officials said.

Suicide bomber kills three at police facility in Afghanistan

A suicide bomber blew up his explosives-laden vehicle outside a local police training facility in southern Afghanistan on Saturday, killing three officers.

One dead, dozen injured in suicide bombing at Pakistan tax office

At least one person was killed and 12 injured in a suicide bombing in north-western Pakistan on Tuesday, a day after the army said a large-scale operation in the lawless tribal region had been...

Number of child suicide bombers increases 11-fold in West Africa

The number of children involved in suicide attacks in Nigeria, Cameroon and Chad has soared from four in 2014 to 44 in 2015, the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) said in a report Tuesday.

Al-Shabaab claims suicide bombing that kills 10 in Somalia

A suicide bomber belonging to the Islamist insurgent group al-Shabaab killed at least 10 people on Thursday in central Somalia, officials and witnesses said.

The Brussels terrorist attacks: What we know and what we don't know

Investigators have made progress in piecing together who carried out this week's terrorist attacks in Brussels and why, but some questions still remain open.

Brussels bomber had been wanted in connection with Paris attacks

One of the men who carried out the Brussels suicide bombings had been wanted by police in connection with the terrorist attacks in Paris last November, Belgian prosecutors said Thursday.

Belgian authorities piece together trail of suicide bombers

A picture emerged Wednesday of the men who bombed the Brussels airport and a central subway line killing scores, with prosecutors and media naming two brothers and a Belgian with links to Paris as...

Reports: Brothers known to police were among Brussels suicide bombers

Two Brussels brothers who were known to police are among the suicide bombers who carried out deadly terrorist attacks on the international airport and subway in the Belgian capital, local media...

Turkey on edge: 5 killed, 36 wounded as suicide blasts rocks Istanbul

A suicide bombing on Istanbul's main shopping street on Saturday killed five people, including the assailant, leaving Turkey reeling from the second such attack within a week, the latest hitting a...

5 killed, 20 wounded as suicide bombing rocks central Istanbul

Five people were killed Saturday in a suicide bombing on Istiklal boulevard, a main high street in the centre of Istanbul, just off Taksim Square.

Several casualties as suicide bombing rocks central Istanbul

Two people were killed Saturday in a suicide bombing on Istiklal boulevard, a main high street in the centre of Istanbul, just off Taksim Square.