Tag: bombs

7 Dead in Jakarta Terrorist Attack [VIDEO]

Indonesian officials say insurgents linked to ISIS were behind the lethal coordinated midmorning attack in the commercial heart of its capital that left five gunmen and two others dead Thursday. “We have detected communications between a Syrian group and the Solo group,” Deputy Police Chief Budi Gunawan told The Wall Street Journal, referring to a…

Suicide Bomber Strikes Near Kabul Airport [VIDEO]

A suicide bomber has blown himself up near Kabul’s international airport in Afghanistan. It’s thought the attacker who was driving a car was the only fatality; the interior ministry said there was no immediate information on casualties. It believes the target was a convoy of foreign forces but the claim has not been confirmed by…

Russia Airstrikes ‘Killed 200 Civilians’ [VIDEO]

Russian airstrikes in Syria have killed at least 200 civilians, according to a human-rights watchdog report. Quoting witnesses and activists, the Amnesty International report released Wednesday accuses Moscow of using cluster bombs, which can kill civilians long after clashes cease, in attacks over the the past few months. The report focuses on six attacks in…

North Korea: We Have H-Bomb [VIDEO]

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said Thursday that his country has developed a hydrogen bomb. Kim reportedly said his grandfather “turned [North Korea] into a powerful nuclear weapons state ready to detonate a self-reliant [atomic] bomb and [hydrogen] bomb to reliably defend its sovereignty and the dignity of the nation,” during a tour of…

Third Bataclan Bomber Identified [VIDEO]

A third suicide bomber who blew himself up at the Bataclan concert venue in the Paris attacks has been identified, according to media reports Wednesday. Two unnamed French officials told the AP the man was a French national who went to Syria in 2013. Le Parisien newspaper identified the man as Fouad Mohamed-Aggad, a native…

Firebomb Kills at Least 16 in Cairo [VIDEO]

Egyptian security officials said on Friday at least 16 people were killed and two others wounded after a firebomb was thrown at a Cairo restaurant. One of the officials told Reuters the attacker was allegedly an employee who was fired from the restaurant, which is also a nightclub, in the Agouza district. The club is…

ISIS Magazine: This Was Plane Bomb

Islamic State has released a new issue of its propaganda magazine Dabiq, which includes a photo of a soda can and other components it says made up the bomb which took down a Russian jet in Egypt on October 31. The magazine also carried a claim that two hostages, a Norwegian and a Chinese man,…

Germany-Netherlands Match Called Off Due To Threat [VIDEO]

A stadium set to host a friendly soccer match between Germany and The Netherlands was evacuated, and the game called off, Tuesday, for what was described by media as a “concrete” threat. The police chief of Hannover, Germany, said it was a serious threat the the city and explosives were involved. Top officials, including German…

2nd Day French Jets Bomb ISIS Stronghold Of Raqqa, Syria [VIDEO]

The French air force carried out bombing missions on ISIS targets in Raqqa, Syria, for a second day in a row. France is retaliating against Islamist extremist terror attacks that killed at least 129 people in Paris. ISIS claims Raqqa as the capital of its so-called caliphate. On Monday, France targeted a command center, a…

U.S. Warplane Allegedly Shot Escapees at Kunduz Hospital [VIDEO]

According to Doctors Without Borders, a U.S. warplane shot people trying to escape the Kunduz charity hospital that was destroyed in airstrikes last month. “Thirty of our patients and medical staff died [in the bombing],” a charity spokesman said. “Some of them lost their limbs and were decapitated in the explosions. Others were shot by…

Thai Police: Man In Yellow Shirt Is Bangkok Bomber [VIDEO]

Thai police said Tuesday investigators believe a man seen in security video wearing a yellow T-shirt and carrying a backpack set off the explosion at a central Bangkok shrine that killed 20 people and injured more than 100. “The yellow shirt guy is not just the suspect. He is the bomber,” Police Lt. Gen. Prawut…

Explosion kills at least 27 in Bangkok [VIDEO]

A bomb on a motorcycle exploded just outside a Hindu shrine in the center of the Thai capital yesterday, killing at least 27 people in an attack the government said was aimed at destroying the economy and the tourism industry. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast. Thai forces are fighting a…

ISIS Kills 60 at Busy Baghdad Market [VIDEO]

Authorities said at least 60 people died after a refrigerator truck exploded in a busy market in Baghdad’s Sadr City district on Thursday. In a messaged posted on Twitter, ISIS claimed responsibility for the blast, which left 200 wounded in the Shiite Muslim neighborhood, according to police and medical sources. “Many people were killed and…

Taliban attacks Afghan parliament with bombs, guns [VIDEO]

The Afghan parliament has been attacked by Taliban forces who detonated at least 1 suicide car bomb before battling security forces. An unconfirmed number of civilians were injured by the blasts at the parliament building in Kabul. All MPs survived the incident and at least 7 attackers were killed by security forces.

Jon Stewart Presents, The Case of the Iranian Agent [VIDEO]

Former Vice President Dick Cheney reappears to make a rather ironic assertion about the legacy and burden of President Obama’s administration in “Jon Stewart Mysteries Presents, The Case of the Iranian Agent” when in fact, it was Cheney and his administration that started the mess in the middle east giving Iran more power in the…