Bombings

March 25, 2019 - 5:35 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — An unknown assailant threw a firebomb at the Athens home of Greece's deputy health minister in a pre-dawn attack Monday that caused minor damage and no injuries, police said. Authorities detained four people on suspicion of involvement in the attack outside the home of Pavlos...
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U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighters fly their flag from a rooftop overlooking Baghouz, Syria, after the SDF declared the area free of Islamic State militants after months of fighting on Saturday, March 23, 2019. The elimination of the last Islamic State stronghold in Baghouz brings to a close a grueling final battle that stretched across several weeks and saw thousands of people flee the territory and surrender in desperation, and hundreds killed. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo)
March 24, 2019 - 5:05 am
BAGHOUZ, Syria (AP) — U.S-backed Syrian fighters on Sunday were clearing explosives in the last area retaken from the Islamic State group a day after declaring military victory over the extremists and the end of their self-styled caliphate. A spokesman for the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces...
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March 23, 2019 - 2:59 am
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Gunmen stormed into a government building in the Somali capital following a suicide car bombing at the gates on Saturday, a police officer said, in the latest attack by Islamic extremist fighters in the Horn of Africa nation. Somali security forces were fighting to...
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This frame grab from video posted online Monday, March 18, 2019, by the Aamaq News Agency, a media arm of the Islamic State group, shows Islamic State fighters firing their weapons during clashes with the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighters, in Baghouz, the Islamic State group's last pocket of territory in Syria. U.S.-backed Syrian forces fighting the Islamic State group announced Tuesday they have taken control over an encampment in an eastern Syrian village where IS militants have been besieged for months, refusing to surrender. (Aamaq News Agency via AP)
March 19, 2019 - 7:49 am
BAGHOUZ, Syria (AP) — U.S.-backed Syrian forces took control Tuesday of an encampment held by the Islamic State group in eastern Syria, after dozens of militants surrendered overnight, a spokesman said. A group of suspects involved in a January bombing that killed four Americans in northern Syria...
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This frame grab from video posted online Monday, March 18, 2019, by the Aamaq News Agency, a media arm of the Islamic State group, shows IS fighters walking as they hold the group's flag inside Baghouz, the Islamic State group's last pocket of territory in Syria. U.S.-backed Syrian forces fighting the Islamic State group announced Tuesday they have taken control over an encampment in an eastern Syrian village where IS militants have been besieged for months, refusing to surrender. (Aamaq News Agency via AP)
March 19, 2019 - 5:41 am
BAGHOUZ, Syria (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria (all times local): 2:40 p.m. A spokesman for U.S.-backed forces fighting the Islamic State group in Syria says they have captured a group of suspects involved in a January bombing that killed four Americans in a town in northern Syria...
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Police officers stand guard near the house of an Islamic militant in Sibologa, North Sumatra, Indonesia, Wednesday, March 13, 2019. The wife and child of an arrested Islamic militant who was plotting attacks in the Indonesian capital have died in an explosion during a siege of their home in North Sumatra, the national police chief said Wednesday.(AP Photo)
March 13, 2019 - 8:31 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The wife of an Islamic militant arrested for plotting attacks in the Indonesian capital detonated a bomb during a siege of their home in North Sumatra, killing herself and her two-year-old child, the national police said Wednesday. The woman is believed to have blown...
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Palestinians pray outside the Old City as Israeli border police blocked the entrances to Al-Aqsa compound in Jerusalem Tuesday, March 12, 2019. Israeli police on Tuesday closed the entrances to Jerusalem's most sensitive holy site after Palestinian suspects threw a firebomb at a police station. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean)
March 12, 2019 - 10:58 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police closed the entrances to Jerusalem's most sensitive holy site after Palestinian suspects threw a firebomb at a police station on Tuesday. The rare move drew angry reactions across the Muslim world. Police later announced that the site, which Jews call the Temple Mount...
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March 12, 2019 - 4:39 am
LONDON (AP) — British police said Tuesday they are "aware" of a claim of responsibility by Irish dissidents with regard to the sending of letter bombs last week. The Metropolitan Police said Tuesday that a media outlet in Northern Ireland received a claim of responsibility Monday using a recognized...
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FILE - In this March 12, 2018 file photo, authorities work on the scene of an explosion in Austin, Texas. Recordings of several 911 calls made after a series of deadly package bombings in Austin last year show the chaos and panic that gripped the city. (Ricardo B. Brazziell/Austin American-Statesman via AP)
March 09, 2019 - 12:11 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Recordings of several 911 calls made after a series of deadly package bombings in Austin last year show the chaos and panic that gripped the city. In one 911 call after the first bomb detonated March 2, 2018, relatives, neighbors and first responders struggled to discern what...
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March 09, 2019 - 9:17 am
BAGHOUZ, Syria (AP) — U.S.-backed fighters could soon resume an offensive against the Islamic State group in the last area they control in Syria, an official said Saturday, adding that the battle against the extremists is expected to take three days. Aras Orkesh of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic...
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