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  • Qatar runs covert desert training camp for Syrian rebels

    At a desert base, Gulf state Qatar is covertly training moderate Syrian rebels with U.S. help to fight both President Bashar al-Assad and Islamic State and may include more overtly Islamist insurgent groups, sources close to the matter say. The camp,...
  • Two policemen injured by bomb at Shi'ite village in Bahrain

    A bomb injured two Bahraini policemen on Tuesday, authorities said, amid high tension after the opposition boycotted the country's first elections since unrest rocked the island kingdom in 2011. The Interior Ministry said the explosion in the small Shi'...
  • Female suicide bombers kill at least 44 in Nigeria's northeast

    Female suicide bombers kill at least 44 in Nigeria's northeast
    Two female suicide bombers killed at least 44 people on Tuesday in Nigeria's northeastern city of Maiduguri, at the heart of a militant Islamist insurgency, medical officials said. Four witnesses told Reuters near the scene a woman had entered the...
  • Two female suicide bombers kill more than 40 at Nigerian market

    Two female suicide bombers kill more than 40 at Nigerian market
    Two teenage girls wearing suicide belts blew themselves up in a market in northern Nigeria on Tuesday, killing more than 40 people, authorities said. It was the latest in a string of horrific attacks in Nigeria for which Islamist militants are blamed....
  • Two blasts hit Kabul, seven Afghan soldiers wounded

    Two blasts hit Kabul, seven Afghan soldiers wounded
    Two explosions shook the Afghan capital on Tuesday, leaving seven army officers wounded after a bomb attack on their bus, while a grenade blast in the diplomatic quarter caused no casualties but led to the arrest of a suspect, officials said. Kabul has...
  • Female suicide bombers kill at least 21 in Nigeria's northeast

    Female suicide bombers kill at least 21 in Nigeria's northeast
    Two female suicide bombers killed at least 21 people Tuesday in a busy market area of Nigeria's northeastern city of Maiduguri, center of a militant Islamist insurgency, emergency services said. Four witnesses told Reuters near the scene that a woman had...
  • Bombs kill 2 NATO service members, 6 civilians in Afghanistan

    Insurgent attacks killed two international soldiers and six Afghan civilians on Monday, and officials raised the death toll from a suicide bombing at a volleyball match to 57. The U.S.-led military coalition said two service members were killed in an...
  • Bomber targeted police commander in Afghan volleyball game attack

    By Mirwais Harooni KABUL (Reuters) - The suicide bomber, his explosives concealed under his clothes, walked quietly into a packed volleyball venue in eastern Afghanistan. His target: a local police commander. Minutes later, a devastating explosion tore...
  • 2 U.S. soldiers killed in bombing in Afghanistan capital

    2 U.S. soldiers killed in bombing in Afghanistan capital
    Two U.S. soldiers were killed when their vehicle was hit by a bomb in the Afghan capital Kabul on Monday, officials and sources said. "It was a magnetic bomb," said Interior Ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqqi. "It was either attached to the vehicle...
  • UK faces biggest terror threat ever, interior minister says

    UK faces biggest terror threat ever, interior minister says
    Britain is facing the biggest terrorism threat in its history and has foiled around 40 major plots since suicide bombers attacked London in 2005, Home Secretary Theresa May said Monday. The government would Wednesday set out new laws to take on the...
  • Baghdad car bomb kills 8 people, fighting west of capital

    A car bomb exploded in a market in northern Baghdad's Shaab neighborhood on Monday, killing eight people and wounding 22, police and medics said. Another bomb in the capital's southeast killed two people, sources said. They were the latest explosions to...