Gulf Times - suicide-bomber
Suicide bomb kills 85 at Pakistan election rally

Suicide bomb kills 85 at Pakistan election rally

The death toll in a suicide bombing in southwestern Pakistan Friday jumped to 85, an official said, the deadliest in a string of attacks on political rallies that have raised security fears ahead of nationwide polls on July 25.

Suicide bomber kills 13, including women, outside Afghan ministry

Suicide bomber kills 13, including women, outside Afghan ministry

A suicide bomber killed 13 people and wounded more 25 during rush hour on Monday at the entrance to Afghanistan's rural rehabilitation and development ministry in Kabul as workers were leaving for home ...

Suicide bomber kills eight after Afghan clerics outlaw suicide bombings

Suicide bomber kills eight after Afghan clerics outlaw suicide bombings

A motorcycle suicide bomber killed at least eight people near a gathering of Muslim clerics in the Afghan capital after they had issued a fatwa against suicide bombings, officials said, in the latest in a series of attacks to hit Kabul.

Afghan Taliban announce fresh offensive 'in blow to peace bid'

Afghan Taliban announce fresh offensive 'in blow to peace bid'

The Taliban said the offensive was partly a response to US President Donald Trump's new strategy for Afghanistan announced last August, which gave US forces more leeway to go after insurgents.

Blast at election centre in Afghan capital kills 57

Blast at election centre in Afghan capital kills 57

A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a voter registration centre in the Afghan capital Kabul on Sunday, killing at least 57 people and injuring more than 100, in the most serious attack yet on preparations for elections scheduled for October.

Suicide bomber kills more than 30 near shrine in Afghan capital

Suicide bomber kills more than 30 near shrine in Afghan capital

A suicide bomber blew himself up near a Shia shrine in Kabul on Wednesday, killing at least 26 people and wounding 18, officials said, as the Afghan capital celebrated the Nawruz holiday.

Suicide bomber kills at least nine in Kabul Shia area

Suicide bomber kills at least nine in Kabul Shia area

The third suicide attack in the city in a fortnight comes as the Taliban face growing pressure to take up the Afghan government's recent offer of peace talks.

Suicide bomber rams car into Somali military base

Suicide bomber rams car into Somali military base

A suicide bomber rammed a car into a Somali military base about 30 km northwest of the capital Mogadishu on Friday, killing one soldier, the military said.

Suicide bomber kills 11 people in mosque attack in northeast Nigeria

Suicide bomber kills 11 people in mosque attack in northeast Nigeria

A suicide bomber killed 11 people on Wednesday in an attack on a mosque in northeast Nigeria, the epicentre of the conflict with militant insurgency Boko Haram, military officials and an aid worker said.

Suicide bomber kills at least 13 in Somali capital

Suicide bomber kills at least 13 in Somali capital

Police spokesman Major Mohamed Hussein said the attacker, with explosives strapped to his body, infiltrated the General Kahiye Police Training Academy and struck during a police parade.

Suicide blast kills senior police official in Pakistan

Suicide blast kills senior police official in Pakistan

Five other people were injured in the incident, which occurred in the city of Peshawar as the Additional Inspector General for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Ashraf Noor, and his guard were travelling to work.

Teenage suicide bomber kills 50 people in mosque in Nigeria

Teenage suicide bomber kills 50 people in mosque in Nigeria

A teenage suicide bomber on Tuesday killed at least 50 people after detonating an explosive belt inside a mosque in north-eastern Nigeria.