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Suicide bomber in Niger kills at least 7 people

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — A suspected Islamic extremist in southeastern Niger detonated his explosives when confronted by a policeman Sunday morning, killing the officer and at least six civilians in a town targeted numerous times by jihadists this year. 334 more words

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Jordan MP’s son joins Islamic State, becomes suicide bomber

Jordanian parliament member said his son carried out a suicide bombing in Iraq just three months after the family failed to prevent him from joining the Islamic State extremist group. 271 more words

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IS Suicide Bomber Kills 25 at Mosque in Yemeni Capital - The New York Times

A suicide bomber struck a mosque in Yemen’s rebel-held capital on Thursday, killing 25 worshippers during prayers for the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha. The Yemen-based Islamic State affiliate claimed responsibility for the blast, saying it was targeting the country’s Shiite rebels. 14 more words

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25 dead in suicide bomb attack at mosque during Eid prayers in Yemen

SANAA, Yemen – A suicide bomber blew himself up during prayers at a mosque for the Eid al-Adha holiday on Thursday, killing 25 people in Yemen’s capital Sanaa, security officials said. 170 more words


Boko Haram: Suicide bomber kills another 27, injures 62 in Maiduguri

Twenty-seven persons were killed and 62 others injured during bomb attacks on Monguno, a town about 135 kilometres from Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State. 32 more words


Suicide car bomber targets presidential palace in Somalia's capital: official

NAIROBI, Kenya – An Islamic extremist suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle at the gate of the Somalia’s presidential palace in the capital on Monday, killing at least four people, a police official said. 214 more words


At least 5 killed in suicide bomb attack in northern Cameroon

At least five people were killed in a suicide bomb attack on Sunday in the northern Cameroon town of Mora, military sources said, in what appeared to be the latest cross-border attack by Nigeria’s Boko Haram Islamist militant group. 39 more words