Iraq: Improvised explosive device targets British vehicles in Baghdad

An improvised explosive device has targeted British diplomatic vehicles in Iraq’s capital Baghdad. The British embassy said the blast targeted an embassy convoy on the airport road, close to the Umm al Tabool Mosque on Tuesday morning. There were no Read More …

Afghanistan: VP Saleh Survives Kabul Blast, At Least 10 Killed

First Vice President Amrullah Saleh’s convoy was targeted early Wednesday morning in the Taimani area of PD 4 in Kabul city, Saleh’s office confirmed. Tariq Arian, Interior Ministry spokesman, confirmed 10 were killed and 16 were wounded in the Kabul Read More …

UK: ‘Huge explosion’ as fire rages at industrial unit in Kent

A large fire has broken out in an industrial building and people have been evacuated from the nearby area. One resident of Hoo Marina, close to the blaze on Vicarage Lane, described hearing a “huge explosion” and an eyewitness said Read More …

Arab gas pipeline explosion caused Syria blackout – state media

A huge explosion has struck a major natural gas pipeline near Damascus causing a near-nationwide blackout, Syrian state media has said, quoting the country’s electricity and oil ministers. The Sana news agency and Ikhbariya TV channel showed footage of a Read More …

Salman and Hashem Abedi: The brothers who bombed Manchester

So how did Salman and Hashem Abedi come to attack the city they’d grown up in by bombing an Ariana Grande concert in 2017? The trial of Hashem Abedi has given us many of the details but still not the Read More …

Beirut explosion: How ship’s deadly cargo ended up at port

Lebanon’s government has blamed the huge blast that devastated parts of Beirut on the detonation of 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate stored at the city’s port. People have expressed anger and disbelief that such a large quantity of potentially explosive Read More …

Massive blast sends seismic shock across Beirut, causing thousands of casualties

A huge explosion in a port warehouse district near the centre of Beirut killed more than 25 people, injured over 2,500 others and sent shockwaves across the Lebanese capital on Tuesday, shattering windows and causing apartment balconies to collapse. Officials Read More …