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Somalia blasts kill seven near presidential palace

Somalia blasts kill seven near presidential palace

Seven people were killed Saturday in a double car bomb attack claimed by the militant Shabaab group near the presidential palace in the Somali capital Mogadishu, police said.

Car bomb hits Afghan capital Kabul as Ghani outlines peace plans

Car bomb hits Afghan capital Kabul as Ghani outlines peace plans

A car bomb exploded near to a security contractors' compound in the Afghan capital Kabul on Wednesday, sending a thick plume of smoke into the night sky and officials reported gunfire in the wake of the blast.

Car bomb blast kills five in Iraq's Tikrit: police, medics

Car bomb blast kills five in Iraq's Tikrit: police, medics

A car bomb blast killed at least five people and wounded 16 others in the Iraqi city of Tikrit on Sunday, police and medical sources said.

IS kills 68 US-backed fighters in eastern Syria

IS kills 68 US-backed fighters in eastern Syria

The Islamic State group has killed at least 68 US-backed fighters battling to oust the jihadists from their eastern Syria holdout of Hajin, a war monitor said Saturday

Five killed as car bomb hits diners in Iraq

Five killed as car bomb hits diners in Iraq

Suspected Islamic State group members planted the bomb in a pickup left outside the restaurant by an important highway in Hajjaj.

Al Shabaab car bomb kills at least six in central Mogadishu

Al Shabaab car bomb kills at least six in central Mogadishu

At least six people were killed when a suicide car bomb struck a local government office in central Mogadishu on Sunday, destroying the building and a Quranic school opposite.

One killed as blast strikes north Syria town

One killed as blast strikes north Syria town

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said one person was killed and others injured. The witness said two were killed and 25 injured.

Three dead after bomb blast in centre of Somali capital

Three dead after bomb blast in centre of Somali capital

Police said a car bomb parked in front of a restaurant at the busy street of Maka al Mukaram had exploded.

Damascus shelling, bomb blast kill two

Damascus shelling, bomb blast kill two

A car bomb and shellfire in Syria's capital Damascus killed two people and wounded several others on Wednesday, state television said.

Two dead in car bombing at checkpoint near Libya's oil crescent

Two dead in car bombing at checkpoint near Libya's oil crescent

Two people were killed and four wounded in a car bombing at a checkpoint west of Libya's biggest oil ports on Tuesday, a senior security official said.

Four killed in Mogadishu car bomb attack

Four killed in Mogadishu car bomb attack

At least four people were killed on Sunday in a suicide car bomb attack in central Mogadishu, police and witnesses said.

Bombing kills two in Egypt's Alexandria, targets security chief

Bombing kills two in Egypt's Alexandria, targets security chief

A bomb placed under a car exploded in Egypt's second city Alexandria on Saturday, killing two people including a policeman, state news agency MENA reported.