Afghanistan: 34 people killed in two suicide bombings

Afghan National Army soldiers outside a military compound after a car bomb blast on the outskirts of Ghazni city. Mustafa Andaleb/ReutersAfghan National Army soldiers outside a military compound after a car bomb blast on the outskirts of Ghazni city. Mustafa Andaleb/Reuters29 Nov 2020At least 34 people have been killed in two separate suicide bombings that … Continue reading Afghanistan: 34 people killed in two suicide bombings

At least 110 civilians killed in ‘gruesome’ Nigeria massacre

People attend a funeral for those killed in the attack [Jossy Ola/AP Photo] A “gruesome” massacre against farmers in northeastern Nigeria killed at least 110 people, the United Nations has said, raising tolls initially indicating 43 and then at least 70 dead. The killings took place in the early afternoon of Saturday in the village … Continue reading At least 110 civilians killed in ‘gruesome’ Nigeria massacre

ISIS ATTACK IN SYRIA’S HOMS DESERT CLAIMED LIVES OF DOZENS OF SYRIAN SOLDIERS

Illustrative image ISIS’ news agency, Amaq, announced on November 29 that the group’s terrorists had ambushed a military convoy of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) in the eastern Homs countryside. The ambush took place a day earlier, west of the town of al-Sukhnah. The SAA’s convoy was targeted with a number of improvised explosive devices … Continue reading ISIS ATTACK IN SYRIA’S HOMS DESERT CLAIMED LIVES OF DOZENS OF SYRIAN SOLDIERS

Yemen: Houthis claim killing of several Saudi soldiers in Marib

Yemen has been beset by violence since 2014, when the Houthis overran much of the country, including the capital Sanaa [File: Khaled Abdullah/Reuters] Yemen’s Houthi fighters have claimed the killing of at least eight Saudi soldiers. Yahya Saree, a military spokesman for the Iran-aligned group, said late on Sunday that fighters attacked the Tadawin camp … Continue reading Yemen: Houthis claim killing of several Saudi soldiers in Marib

Rocket attack causes fire at oil refinery in northern Iraq

Officials halted operations at the Siniya refinery to prevent further damage [File: Essam al-Sudani/Reuters] A rocket attack in northern Iraq has caused a large fire at an oil refinery, briefly halting operations, the country’s oil ministry said. The fire hit a fuel storage tank at the small Siniya refinery in Salahuddin province on Sunday. There … Continue reading Rocket attack causes fire at oil refinery in northern Iraq