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# Suicide Bombing

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Gaza on 'state of alert' after three policemen killed by reported ISIS bombers
The police officers died at checkpoints last night.
At least 26 killed in Baghdad twin suicide blast
This has been the second attack on the capital in three days.
Indonesian women seeking to become IS suicide bombers
A report has pointed out the growing sophistication of social media allows more women to read jihadist propaganda.
A suicide bombing in Yemen has killed at least 30 soldiers
The camp where the explosion took place also a suicide bombing on 10 December which killed at least 45 people.
Child as young as 12 carried out suicide bombing at wedding which killed 51
94 people were injured in the blast which occurred as the wedding was drawing to a close on Saturday evening.
French TV channel broadcasts gruesome video of apparent Paris café suicide bombing
The shocking video, which appears to show Brahim Abdeslam blowing himself up, has caused controversy in France.
61 killed in suicide bombing at mosque
Thousands protested in anger after the attack.
Suicide bomber on motorcycle kills 50 at volleyball game
WARNING: This article contains a graphic image of those killed in the blast.
Two suicide bombs kill nearly 70 people in Yemen
At least 47 people were killed in Sanaa, while 20 soldiers are dead after a separate bombing.
10-year-old girl 'strapped with explosives' arrested in Nigeria
Meanwhile, Nigerian authorities say a suicide bomber killed six people in Kano city today.
IMF and UN staff among dead in Kabul restaurant attack
A suicide bomber detonated his vest at the entrance to the Lebanese restaurant as two other militants opened fire on customers.
Deadly suicide blasts rock Iranian embassy in Beirut
The attack killed 22 people and left more than a hundred wounded.
Suicide bombers target Iraqi primary school in day of multiple attacks
Ten children were killed in the school attack with suicide bombers also targeting pilgrims at a Shrine as over thirty people died across the country.
Iraqi MP and six others killed in suicide bomb attack
The death of Ayfan Saadun al-Essawi comes just two days after the country’s finance minister escaped an apparent assassination attempt.
Car bombs rip through Damascus killing 34
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for today’s suicide bombings.
Yemen: 42 killed in suicide bombing
Al-Qaeda has been blamed for the attack, which struck Jaar yesterday.
Bombings and shootings kill 82 in Iraq
The attacks in Baghdad and towns close to the capital came a day after the leader of Al Qaeda in the country said that it was returning to areas from which it had retreated before US soldiers left last year.
Bashar Assad’s brother-in-law killed in Damascus suicide bombing
A suicide bombing targeted the national security headquarters in central Damascus with Syrian state TV reporting that Defence Minister General Daoud Rajha was also killed.
Four French soldiers killed in Afghanistan
President Francois Hollande confirmed the nationality of the deceased in a statement this morning.
Suicide bombing kills nearly 100 soldiers in Yemen
The bombing, believed to be a failed assassination attempt against the Minister of Defence, killed 96 soldiers at a military parade rehearsal.
Suicide bombing in Pakistani market kills 20
A teenager detonated a bomb near a Pakistani market close to the Afghan border Friday, killing 20 people.
Syria: Government vows to respond with 'iron fist' to terrorist threats
The announcement comes following the deaths of 26 people in an apparent suicide bombing in a Damascus neighbourhood that has witnessed anti-regime protests.
Over 50 killed in suicide bomb attack on Afghan shrine
Worshippers had gathered at the shrine to celebrate the Shiite Muslim holiday of Ashoura when the first of today’s two Afghan explosions struck.
Pakistan mosque hit by suicide bombing that kills 40
Some 300 people had gathered for Friday prayers and many were on their way out when the explosion occurred.
Watch: Suicide bombings target British Council compound in Kabul
The blasts occurred in the early hours of Afghan Independence Day, marking Afghanistan’s full independence from Britain in 1919.
Four dead in suicide bombing at Karzai brother's memorial service
Afghan president was away in Kabul when attack was launched on Kandahar mosque. UN figures show number of Afghan civilians killed this year is up on figures for last year.
Suspected suicide bombing in Morocco leaves 15 dead as nationalities identified
Police are investigating what caused the explosion in a cafe in the popular tourist destination of Marrakesh as Interpol claims it was a suspected suicide bombing.
Russia's most wanted terrorist suspected of Domodedovo bombing
Investigators believe Domodedovo airport suicide bomber appears in video released recently by Chechen militant Doku Umarov, who warns of “blood and tears”.
Suspected suicide bombing kills 21 outside Christian church in Egypt
At least 79 wounded in the explosion, which is now thought to have been caused by a suicide bomber.
At least 40 dead in Pakistan bombing
Two suicide bombers disguised as policemen targeted an administration compound in the northwest of the country.
17 killed in Yemen car bomb attack
Rebels claim that US and Israeli forces are stirring up ethnic and sectarian divisions within the country.
Iran bombing