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September 9: Airstrikes at Albukamal?

Seth Frantzman - 2019-09-09 17:32
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN Just after midnight, in the first hours of Monday morning, loud explosions were heard in an around the Syrian town of Albukamal near the Iraqi border. […] ...

Iraq will not be party to a proxy war: Prime minister, president

Rûdaw - 2019-08-23 06:09
Iraqi leaders said recent explosions must be investigated ...

Explosions rock Iraqi militia arms depot near air base housing US personnel

Kurdistan24 - 2019-08-22 00:00

US and Israel behind explosions at militia bases: Muhandis

Rûdaw - 2019-08-21 17:15
Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis said the PMF will defend itself ...

Explosion rocks arms depot north of Iraq's Baghdad

Al Jazeera - 2019-08-21 06:16
Blast latest in series of explosions targeting sites belonging to groups under umbrella of Popular Mobilization Forces. ...

Iran-backed militia weapons depot in Saladin rocked by explosions

Rûdaw - 2019-08-21 01:43
No casualties were reported, but PMF weapons stores are said to be "completely destroyed ...

Reports of killed, injured in airstrike on Iraqi Shiite militia base

Jerusalem Post - 2019-08-20 18:35
The Iraqi Civil Defense reported that there were explosions at a munitions warehouse belonging to the Popular Mobilization Forces at the Balad airbase north of Iraq. ...

Five dead after explosions at two Russia military sites

Kurdiu - 2019-08-14 01:19

UPDATE 1-Explosions, fire rock Turkish ammunition depot near Syria, no casualties

Yahoo - 2019-08-09 16:25

4 explosions take place in Syria's Hasakah, targeting Kurdish militiamen - Xinhua |

Xinhuanet - 2019-08-05 00:12

Explosions injure seven in Iraq’s disputed Jalawla town

Gulan Media - 2019-07-18 18:38

Twin explosions leave 7 wounded in Khanaqin

ANF - 2019-07-18 11:04
Two security members and 5 civilians were wounded in the blasts. ...

Explosions injure seven in Iraq’s disputed Jalawla town

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-18 10:43

Several wounded in 3 explosions in Syria's Qamishli - Xinhua |

Xinhuanet - 2019-07-11 23:52

Third explosion in Hesekê

ANF - 2019-07-11 11:21
A third explosion occurred in Hesekê. The previous two explosions were reported at 9 and 9.45 am. ...

Two explosions in Deir ez-Zor countryside

ANF - 2019-07-09 11:51
Two explosions occurred in the al-Tayana town and Hawayij Ziban village in Deir ez-Zor. ...

Explosions at Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery caught on video [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-06-22 09:20

Two Men Arrested over May Terrorist Attacks in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-06-15 15:07
ERBIL — Iraqi intelligence and security forces arrested two men whom are suspected of carrying out the chain of explosions in central Kirkuk last month. In an official press release, Iraq’s War Media Cell revealed that the men are members of the Islamic ...

Roundtable: U.S. Accuses Iran of Committing Tanker Attacks

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-06-15 07:09
On Thursday, June 13, 2019, two tankers, the Kokuka Courageous and the MT Front Altair, were damaged in explosions in the Gulf of Oman, after transiting through the Strait of Hormuz. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, speaking at press conference, attri ...

Gulf of Oman tanker attacks: US blames Iran for explosions

BBC - 2019-06-14 00:01
The US secretary of state blames Iran for "unprovoked attacks" on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. ...

Four killed, injured in separate IED explosions in Kirkuk villages

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-09 06:20

Four killed, injured in separate IED explosions in Kirkuk villages

Gulan Media - 2019-06-09 01:01

Kirkuk was shaken by 7 bombs

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-06-05 21:13
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On May 30, 2019, a chain of explosions occurred across Kirkuk. According to the city’s security agencies, the explosions were terrorist attacks that took place on the Baghdad Road, Parezga Street and Qudsi Street. The ...

Estat Islàmic reapareix amb un doble atemptat a Raqqa

KurdisCat - 2019-06-02 20:05
Dues explosions a la ciutat siriana d'Ar Raqqa, controlada per milícies kurdes, van causar 15 morts i 20 ferits, ha informat l'Observatori Sirià de Drets Humans. El portaveu de les Forces Democràtiques de Síria(SDF), el cristià Kino Gabriel, va confirmar ...

Three killed 16 wounded in Raqqa double explosion

ANF - 2019-06-02 09:59
Two separate explosions in Raqqa leave three civilians dead and 16 wounded. ...

Twin Blasts Leave Dozens Killed, Injured in Syria’s Raqqa

BAS News - 2019-06-02 02:21
ERBIL — Two explosions rocked central Raqqa in northern Syria overnight Saturday, killing at least ten people while over 20 others were injured, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. The first explosion was carried out via an improvised e ...

Twin explosions hit Raqqa city kill, injure dozens

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-02 00:09

Six explosion rocked Kirkuk, casualties reported

ANF - 2019-05-31 08:29
Dead and wounded in a series of explosions in the Iraqi oil city of Kirkuk. ...

Northern Iraq oil city targeted by 6 blasts; at least 4 killed, 23 wounded, officials say

FOX News - 2019-05-31 08:07
Iraqi security officials say a series of explosions in the northern city of Kirkuk has killed at least four people and wounded 23. ...

Barzani Condemns Deadly Bombings in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-05-31 00:51
ERBIL - Kurdish prominent leader and former President of the Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, has condemned Thursday's deadly bomb explosions in the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk where six people were killed and over a dozen more were injured. Acc ...

Several deadly explosions shake Kirkuk

Gulan Media - 2019-05-31 00:50

Several deadly explosions shake Kirkuk

Rûdaw - 2019-05-30 22:56
Iraqi Security Media Cell: 3 killed, 16 injured ...

Chain Bombings Rock Kirkuk, Several Casualties Reported

BAS News - 2019-05-30 22:56
ERBIL - At least six bomb explosions reportedly hit the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk on Thursday night, resulting in the killing of three, while 17 more were injured. The six bomb blasts occurred within 20 to 30 minutes only, initial reports said, ...

Multiple explosions rock disputed province of Kirkuk: source

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-30 21:56

Nepal explosions kill four in capital Kathmandu

BBC - 2019-05-27 00:02
The twin blasts also injured seven others, police say, but the cause is not yet clear. ...

Fires, explosions at Kirkuk’s farms blamed on ISIS kill 4, wound

Rûdaw - 2019-05-26 09:36

Twin explosions kill 5, wound 2 in Saladin: officials

Rûdaw - 2019-05-25 21:45
ISIS has claimed both attacks ...

Deadly explosions continue in ‘liberated’ areas of Syria under S

Rûdaw - 2019-05-17 13:11

The Latest on explosions in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday - WVVA

WVVA - 2019-04-29 06:29

Explosions kill at least 207, 'several' Americans in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-04-22 15:06

Death toll in Sri Lanka roars to 290

Waar Media - 2019-04-22 12:42
WAAR_DUHOK Death toll from the multiple explosions targeting on churches and hotels has risen to 290 in Sri Lanka, according to local media on early Monday. According to Australian Broadcasting Corporation, a total of 290 people were killed and over 500 ...

Sri Lanka explosions: Churches and hotels targeted

BBC - 2019-04-22 01:37
More than 200 people have been killed, and hundreds of others injured, after several blasts in Colombo, police say. ...

Sri Lanka explosions: State media says at least 129 dead, more than 500 wounded on Easter [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-04-21 23:19

Multiple church and hotel explosions kill at least 207 in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday | KMPH

KMPH - 2019-04-21 22:05

Multiple explosions in Sri Lanka kill at least 187

Kurdiu - 2019-04-21 15:11

Explosions in Sri Lanka target churches, hotels, killing 160 people

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-21 14:32

Explosions In Sri Lanka Kill At Least 138: Reports

Waar Media - 2019-04-21 13:23
WAAR_DUHOK At least 138 people were killed in multiple blasts targeting churches and hotels across Sri Lanka on Sunday, police and hospital sources said. The explosions that targeted three churches and three hotels amid Easter Sunday ceremony also injure ...

Explosions and anti-aircraft fire heard in Libyan capital: witnesses

Yahoo - 2019-04-21 00:56

Twin explosions kill at least 9 in northern Syria city - reports

Rûdaw - 2019-04-09 22:06
State-run SANA news agency claimed the bombing targeted the US-led 'coalition' and 'SDF' ...

Boules de feu et fumée noire au-dessus du dernier réduit de l'EI en Syrie

Institut kurde - Paris - 2019-03-03 20:36
Rafales de tirs, bombardements, explosions et fumée noire: un déluge de feu s'est abattu dimanche sur l'ultime bastion des jihadistes du groupe Etat islamique (EI), encerclés par des forces arabo-kurdes qui ont donné l'assaut final sur le village de l'es ...

Two Explosions Rock Afrin in Northwest Syria

BAS News - 2019-02-18 11:21
ERBIL — Two explosions on Sunday rocked the Kurdish town of Afrin in northwest of Syria, leaving several injured. According to Sky News, the first blast was carried out via a car bomb targeting the Turkey-backed Syrian rebels, known as Sultan Murad milit ...

Five Kolbars and Tradesmen Wounded During 10 Days

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-02-10 02:00
According to reports received by Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN), five Kolbars have been injured in the border areas of Baneh, Maku, Salmas and Piranshahr for various reasons, such as the shooting of Iranian border troops, mine explosions and the fa ...

Twin explosion in Iran: 4 policemen injured

ANF - 2019-01-30 14:15
Jaysh al-Adl group has claimed responsibility for the explosions. ...

Three Iranian Policemen Injured in Double Explosion

BAS News - 2019-01-29 22:29
ERBIL - A couple of bomb explosions occurred near a police station in the Iranian southeastern city of Zahedan, wounding three, state media said on Tuesday. Talking to IRNA news agency, Chief of Provincial Police Gen. Mohammad Ghanbari said that the seco ...

Consecutive explosions in Jarablus and Bab

ANF - 2019-01-24 17:42
Consecutive explosions occurred in areas under Turkish state and allied gangs occupation. ...

Six people detained after drone explosions interrupt Maduro's speech

Washingtonexaminer - 2019-01-21 03:11

Hotel, office complex rocked by explosions, gunfire in Nairobi, Kenya

Yahoo - 2019-01-21 01:05

Twin Blasts in Afrin Left Several People Killed, Injured

BAS News - 2019-01-20 10:37
ERBIL — Two explosions hit the center of Syrian Kurdish town of Afrin on Sunday, reportedly leaving several people killed or injured. Details to follow… ...

Iraqi Sources: twin explosions kill seven in the northern city of Kirkuk | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-01-18 02:32

Nairobi hotel attackers captured on CCTV

BBC - 2019-01-17 01:47
People are being evacuated from the Dusit hotel complex after two explosions and gunfire were heard. ...

Two Victims of Lifted Mines Became Impairment

Kurdpa - 2018-12-05 06:45
Kurdpa Press Agency: Two Kurdish citizens in Paveh city, who were wounded after mines explosions have lost parts of their bodies which has resulted in becoming disable. ...

Iraqi PM: IS Not Behind Recent Explosions in Mosul

BAS News - 2018-11-27 23:00
ERBIL - Iraqi PM Adil Abdul-Mahdi said on Tuesday that the Islamic State (IS) was not behind the recent terrorist activities in the province of Mosul, suspecting other sides to have attempted to deteriorate the stability in the city. "The majority of the ...

Explosions target liquor store, neighborhood in disputed Iraqi city

Gulan Media - 2018-11-15 19:26

Explosions target liquor store, neighborhood in disputed Iraqi city

Kurdistan24 - 2018-11-15 13:12

Five explosions rock Baghdad, 21 casualties reported

Gulan Media - 2018-11-05 16:34

Five explosions rock Baghdad, 21 casualties reported

Kurdistan24 - 2018-11-05 00:26

Over 20 Killed, Injured in Five Explosions in Baghdad

BAS News - 2018-11-04 23:09
ERBIL - At least seven civilians were killed in a series of explosions in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad on Sunday, while 14 more were wounded as well. "An improvised explosive device [IED] exploded in Sadr City near a vendor’s stand, killing three and inj ...

IS Bomb Blasts Kill Four Iraqi Police Personnel in Mosul

BAS News - 2018-10-21 23:41
ERBIL - At least four Iraqi police personnel were killed in two bomb explosions conducted by the extremists of the Islamic State (IS) in two different areas in the group's previously stronghold city of Mosul on Sunday. Col. Ghazwan Sheet told BasNews tha ...

Double Bomb Blasts Target Peshmerga House in Khanaqin

BAS News - 2018-10-16 06:23
ERBIL - A double bomb explosions targeted the house of a Kurdish Peshmerga fighter in the disputed Kurdish city of Khanaqin on Monday evening. According to local sources, two bombs which were planted near the home of the Kurdish fighter, went off, result ...

Double Explosions Hit Tikrit, Five Killed, Injured

BAS News - 2018-10-10 21:00
ERBIL - At least five people were either killed or wounded in two separate bomb explosions in the Iraqi city of Tikrit on Wednesday night, Ministry’s Security Media Center said. According to a statement by the center, the first bomb went off near a fuel ...

28 victims of landmine explosions in six months

Kurdpa - 2018-10-09 18:05
Kurdistan Press Agency (Kurdpa): 28 Kurdish citizens from the provinces of Urmia, Sna (Sanandaj), Kirmashan (Kermanshah) and Ilam have been killed or wounded due to landmine explosions during the past six months. ...

Three explosions in Iraq resulting in dead and wounded

Kurdiu - 2018-10-07 03:32

Twin Explosions Hit Kirkuk

BAS News - 2018-10-03 23:14
ERBIL - At least four people were wounded overnight on Tuesday in two bomb explosions in Kirkuk province, locals reported. According to security sources, the first attack was carried out via a bomb attached to car, wounding three people in a district in ...

Baghdad: At Least Five People Killed, Wounded in Twin Blasts

BAS News - 2018-10-01 19:44
ERBIL - At least five people were killed or wounded on Monday evening in twin bomb explosions in the Iraqi capital city, locals reported. Sources explained that the blasts were carried out through two improvised explosives in Baghdad in which one person ...

Baghdad: At Least Five People Killed, Wounded in Twin Bomb Blasts

BAS News - 2018-09-25 22:56
ERBIL - At least five people were killed or wounded in two different bomb explosions in the Iraqi capital city on Tuesday, security sources said. A blast occurred in the region of al-Bayaa in western Baghdad, resulting in the instant killing of two indiv ...

Syria reports major missile strike in Latakia hours after ‘buffer zone’ deal

Seth Frantzman - 2018-09-17 23:10
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN Massive explosions rocked northern Syria’s Latakia countryside on Monday night hours after a buffer zone deal was announced by Russia and Turkey. The deal appeared to […] ...

Series of explosions set fire to Massachusetts homes

BBC - 2018-09-14 01:42
The cause was not immediately clear but police suspect gas explosions were behind the blaze. ...

Blasts at Syrian Military Airport “not Israeli Airstrike”: Damascus

BAS News - 2018-09-02 10:46
ERBIL — The Syrian military has denied the reports claiming that Israel was responsible for the multiple explosions heard at a military airport near Damascus. According to SANA News Agency which cited a source from the Syrian army, the explosions at the ...

Explosions at a Syrian military airport close to Damascus

Rûdaw - 2018-09-02 10:20
The military airport of Mazze, in the west suburbs of Damascus, was hit by a "possible Israeli missile ...

Diyala: Twin Bomb Blasts Kill Iraqi Soldier, Wound Four Workers

BAS News - 2018-08-28 16:52
ERBIL - At least one Iraqi soldier was killed, and four workers were injured in a twin bomb explosions in the province of Diyala on Tuesday, a report quoted a security source. The source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, told Alghad Press news agency ...

Twin Bomb Explosions Wounds Five Civilians in Baghdad

BAS News - 2018-08-21 00:53
ERBIL - At least five Iraqi civilians were wounded on Monday in a twin bomb explosions in the capital city, security sources said. "A bomb, went off inside a vehicle carrying commuters in al-Baladiyat region," the source told Almaalomah website, as quote ...

Twelve reported killed in explosions at PMF munitions depot in Karbala

Kurdistan24 - 2018-08-18 16:27
This is the third such incident at warehouses belonging to PMF forces in the Karbala area in the past two weeks. (Photo: al-Abbas website) ...

Twin Bomb Explosions Wound Six Civilians in Baghdad

BAS News - 2018-08-17 01:16
ERBIL - At least six civilians were wounded in a twin bomb explosions in northern Baghdad on Wednesday, police source reported. "A bomb went off targeting civilians in al-Jaza’er district in al-Shaab region, leaving four people seriously injured," the so ...

Two explosions hit Manbij causing material damage: monitor

Rûdaw - 2018-08-12 09:14
The Manbij Military Council did not immediately confirm ...

Twin Blasts Leave 12 People Dead, Injured in Mosul

BAS News - 2018-08-12 01:01
ERBIL - At least 12 people were either killed or wounded in a twin bomb explosions in southeastern Mosul, officials from the city said on Saturday. Iraqi News cited Colonel Ahmed al-Jabouri while talking to The Baghdad Post website as saying that two peo ...

WATCH: Fire causes multiple explosions at Erbil military weapon warehouse

Kurdistan24 - 2018-08-06 11:40

Explosions at arms depot dent peshmerga's confidence in leadership

Al Monitor - 2018-07-30 23:47

Explosions rock Kirkuk city, wound 11 people

The Kurdish Project - 2018-07-20 03:32
This article originally appeared in Kurdistan 24. ERBIL (Kurdistan 24) – At least 11 people were wounded after multiple explosions rocked different areas of Kirkuk city on Wednesday night, a Kurdistan 24 correspondent in the area said. Kurdistan 24’s Hem ...

Eight simultaneous explosions hit Kirkuk in northern Iraq

Kurdiu - 2018-07-19 22:20

19/7/2018 Kurdistan Several explosions wound 11 people in Kirkuk

KNNC - 2018-07-19 13:36

Explosions rock Kirkuk city, wound 11 people

Kurdistan24 - 2018-07-19 01:10

Updates on Kirkuk Multiple Explosions

BAS News - 2018-07-19 01:05
ERBIL — At least 11 people were reportedly wounded as the result of multiple blasts which rocked central Kirkuk overnight on Wednesday. Three of the explosions had hit different locations on Kirkuk-Baghdad highway while another was reported from a matern ...

Three explosions rock Kirkuk city

Kurdistan24 - 2018-07-18 22:55

Series of explosions rock Kirkuk

Rûdaw - 2018-07-18 22:33

Series of Blasts Hit Kirkuk

BAS News - 2018-07-18 22:31
ERBIL — The Kurdish city of Kirkuk, currently under the control of Iraqi forces, was hit by a series of explosions on Wednesday evening. Kirkuk police spokesperson Afrasyaw Kamil confirmed the report to BasNews and said no further details are available s ...

Mexico fireworks blast: Fatal explosions at depot

BBC - 2018-07-07 01:12
Explosions have killed at least 24 people and injured many more in the town of Tultepec. ...

Third in One Week: Peshmerga Weapons Depot on Fire

BAS News - 2018-07-03 19:03
ERBIL — A weapons depot belonging to Kurdistan Region Peshmerga forces caught fire on Tuesday in Duhok province. According to Kurdistan 24, firefighters have rushed to the site, but face challenges to control the blaze as it causes continuous explosions. ...

Three explosions hit Kirkuk

Waar Media - 2018-07-01 17:04
WAAR-DUHOK: At least twenty-one people were wounded on Sunday in a three explosion in front of a warehouse in the province of Kirkuk where the ballot boxes from the May parliamentary election were kept, sources said. The first incident, which was carried ...

Explosions, clashes at Kirkuk election warehouse: reports

Rûdaw - 2018-07-01 08:38
Initial reports are six security force members killed ...

Twin explosions mark new tensions in Afrin | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2018-06-30 12:28

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