IS group claims deadly bombing at remote Pakistan shrine

IS group claims deadly bombing at remote Pakistan shrine

At least 52 people died and more than 100 others were injured Saturday in a bomb blast at a remote Sufi shrine in Pakistan, officials said, with the Islamic State group claiming the attack. The blast hit worshippers participating in a ceremony at the shrine of the Sufi saint Shah Noorani, some 750 kilometres (460 […]

New York and New Jersey bombing suspect arrested after shootout

New York and New Jersey bombing suspect arrested after shootout

An Afghan immigrant wanted in the bombings that rocked a New York City neighbourhood and a New Jersey town was captured Monday after being wounded in a gun battle with police, authorities said. Ahmad Khan Rahami, 28, appeared conscious, his upper right arm bandaged and bloodied, as he was loaded into an ambulance in Linden. […]

Motive unclear as investigators search for clues in New York bombing

Motive unclear as investigators search for clues in New York bombing

A bomb that tore through an upscale New York neighborhood injuring 29 people was an act of terror, the state governor said Sunday, but the motive is unknown and there has been no claim of responsibility. Heavily armed police and National Guard soldiers deployed throughout New York as the city of 8.4 million prepared to […]

Al Shabaab claims deadly suicide bombing in Somalia

Al Shabaab claims deadly suicide bombing in Somalia

A suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle at the gates of a local government headquarters in Somalia while another bomber targeted a nearby marketplace, killing at least 17 people and wounding more than 30 others, police said Sunday. Abdisalam Yusuf said one bomber rammed the car into a checkpoint in Galkayo town Sunday morning after […]

UK heads to polls in historic EU referendum

UK heads to polls in historic EU referendum

Jordan declared the desert border regions with Syria and Iraq “military zones” barred to civilians after a suicide bomber killed six Jordanian soldiers near the Syrian frontier on Tuesday. King Abdullah II vowed to hit back with an “iron fist” after meeting top civilian and military officials to discuss the attack in an area where […]

Twenty dead in Damascus mosque bombing: ISIS targets holiest Shia shrine in Syria in Ramadan terror outrage

Twenty dead in Damascus mosque bombing: ISIS targets holiest Shia shrine in Syria in Ramadan terror outrage

Two bombs killed 20 people outside the Sayyida Zeinab mosque in Damascus, the holiest Shiite shrine in Syria. The official SANA news agency said a suicide bomber and a car bomb struck at the entrance to the shrine, which is revered by Shiites around the world. ISIS later claimed responsibility for the attack. The group, […]