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middle east

Taliban kills dozens in suicide attack targeting police cadets in Afghanistan

Two bombers attacked buses carrying police cadets on their way to the capital on Thursday, killing 27 people and wounding dozens more on the western outskirts of Kabul.
Reuters News Agency

Nigeria Vows to Boost Security After Suicide Bombings Kill Dozens

The government issued a directive to increase security in the northern Nigeria camp, with the deadly attack just the latest to rock the country so far this year.
Kayla Ruble
enduring freedom

Suicide Bomber Attacks Kabul Police Station, Killing 10

The attack was the latest in a series to hit the Afghan capital this year as the Kabul government has pushed to revive a stalled peace process with the Taliban that broke down last year.
Reuters and VICE News
war and conflict

Suicide Bombing Kills 13 at Welcome Home Party for Prisoner Released by the Taliban

The home of a tribal elder in the Afghan city of Jalalabad was attacked when people were gathered to celebrate his son's release from Taliban captivity.
Reuters and VICE News
war and conflict

Six American Troops Killed in Taliban Suicide Attack in Afghanistan

The attack near Bagram Airfield, the largest US military facility in the country, is the latest in a string of brazen Taliban operations, including a recent assault on the Spanish Embassy in Kabul and an attack on the Kandahar airbase.
terror in paris

Islamic State Magazine Praises 'Eight Knights' Who 'Brought Paris Down On Its Knees'

The latest issue of Dabiq contains a short editorial praising the attacks in Paris, and a photo of the bomb that the group claims brought down a jet in Egypt.
terror in paris

While Sympathy Pours in on Social Media, Some Celebrate Paris Attack

Some are using the Arabic hashtag "Paris is in flames" to celebrate the attack, while others tagged statements of sympathy, or merely shared news.
enduring freedom

At Least 12 Dead After Suicide Attack on NATO Convoy in Kabul

Three US civilian contractors for NATO were among those killed in an attack that occurred during the evening rush hour in the Afghan capital.
middle east

Kuwait Anti-Terror Program Prepares to Harvest the DNA of Citizens and Foreigners

The unprecedented plan to collect DNA samples from everyone living in Kuwait has rankled privacy advocates and raised human rights concerns.
Mansi Choksi
middle east

Islamic State Claims Deadly Bombing of Kuwaiti Mosque

At least 25 people have been killed, and the death toll is expected to rise, after an explosion rocked the Shia Al-Sadiq Mosque, Kuwait City, following Friday prayers.
war and conflict

Islamic State Offshoot in Afghanistan Claims Deadly Suicide Attack on Bank

A Taliban spokesman condemned an attack that killed at least 33 people and wounded more than 100 others in the city of Jalalabad, calling it an "evil act."
Olivia Becker
middle east

Blast Targets Cairo Police Hours After Raid That Killed Egyptian Militant Leader

The group Ajnad Misr claimed responsibility for an explosion Sunday in Cairo that killed one police officer and wounded at least two civilians.
Gillian Mohney