- 15 Sep
ISIS suicide attacks in southern Iraq kill at least 74
Yesterday, September 14th 2017, ISIS claimed responsibility for two suicide attacks in southern Iraq. The attacks are reported to have killed at least 74, and wounded a further 93.
- 23 Aug
Taliban suicide car bomb kills civilians in Helmand
A Taliban suicide car bomber killed seven and injured 42 in Helmand today, August 23rd 2017. The attack is thought to have been targeting a police headquarters in Lashkar Gah.
- 16 Aug
Suicide bombers target refugees in Nigeria
Yesterday, August 15th 2017, a female suicide bomber detonated her explosives at a market in the village of Konduga, near Maiduguri, Nigeria. The blast killed at least 28 people and injured 82.
- 14 Aug
Suicide bomber kills 15 in Pakistan
On Saturday, August 12th 2017, a suicide bomber on a motorcycle attacked a military truck near a busy bus station in Quetta, in Baluchistan Province, Pakistan - killing 15 and wounding 25.
- 8 Aug
Lahore truck bomb leaves many wounded
Yesterday, on 7th August 2017, a truck blast killed one and injured at least 46 others in Lahore, Pakistan.
- 2 Aug
Suicide bomber targets worshippers in Herat
Yesterday, on 1th August 2017, a suicide attack killed at least 29 people and injured more than 60 in Herat, western Afghanistan.
- 25 Jul
Suicide attack in Lahore leaves over 75 dead and injured
Yesterday, on 24th July 2017, a suicide attack killed at least 26 and injured over 50 more in Pakistan’s second city, Lahore.
- 24 Jul
Suicide car bombing in Kabul kills at least 30
Today, July 24th 2017, a suicide car bomb killed at least 30 and left more than 40 wounded in Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul.
- 14 Jul
Two female suicide bombers target busy shopping area in Cameroon
Late Wednesday, July 12th 2017, two suicide bombers killed at least 12 people, including a baby, and wounded more than 40 in Waza, a town in Cameroon, 8km from the Nigerian border.
- 13 Jul
Multiple suicide attacks in Nigeria kill 19 and injure 23
On Tuesday, July 11th 2017, four suicide bombers attacked areas in Maiduguri, the capital of Borno, Nigeria. The attacks killed 19 people and injured a further 23.
- 26 Jun
Three bombings in Pakistan kill and injure over 300
On Friday, three bombings across two attacks killed over 80 people in Pakistan.
- 26 Jun
Car bomb kills 10 in rebel-held town in Syria
On Saturday, June 24th 2017, at least 10 people were killed when a car bomb exploded in al-Dana, in Idlib province, Syria.
- 22 Jun
Clearance of improvised explosive devices in the Middle East – Wilton Park dialogue
Between May 22nd – May 24th 2017 some of the leading IED experts, including Iain Overton from Action on Armed Violence (AOAV) were invited to Wilton Park to discuss the challenges in addressing IEDs.
- 22 Jun
Car bomb kills at least 29 in Helmand
Today, June 22nd 2017, a car bomb was detonated outside a bank in Lashkar Gah, the capital of Helmand Province, Afghanistan.
- 20 Jun
The number of people displaced worldwide grows for third year in a row
The latest annual, Global Trends report on displacement from the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) found that every three seconds someone was forced to flee their home.