Iraq fights to raise awareness of Autism amid logistical and cultural obstacles. CNN's Jomana Karadsheh reports.
A suicide bomber attacked a district police office in southern Afghanistan Thursday morning, killing four police officers and one civilian and wounding six others, the Kandahar governor's office said.
A militant group with links to al Qaeda claimed responsibility for a deadly wave of bombings across Iraq, strikes designed to undermine government security plans for the upcoming Arab League summit.
Afghan police have intercepted 41 children whom insurgents were planning to use as suicide bombers, an Interior Ministry spokesman said Tuesday.
Two U.S. drone strikes killed 12 suspected insurgents Thursday morning in Pakistan's tribal region along the Afghan border, two Pakistani intelligence officials said.
The deadly attack in Kabul on Shi'ite worshippers celebrating the feast of Ashura adds one more layer to the country's overlapping security crises. And they evoke violent sectarian rivalries in Iraq and Pakistan, where animosity between Sunni and Shia runs deep. Afghanistan has its own cultural rifts -- between ethnic Pashtun and Tajik, for example -- but it's rare to see such an explosion of religiously motivated violence.
A suicide bomber detonated a device at a Shiite shrine in Kabul. Today is the Shiite holy day of Ashura.
Suicide bombers are responsible for killing more than 12,000 Iraqi civilians and wounding more than 30,000 since the war began, according to study released by the British medical journal Lancet.
The mayor of Afghanistan's restive southern city of Kandahar -- a resolute and proud public official who was regularly surrounded by armed guards and long under threat of death -- was slain Wednesday in a suicide bombing.
In the fifth killing of a senior official in less than a week, the police chief of Afghanistan's Registan district was killed Monday morning by a roadside bomb.
Seventeen bombs exploded Sunday within hours of one another in Baghdad, killing at least 19 people and wounding more than 80, Iraqi authorities said.
On Sunday, two roadside bombs exploded in Baghdad's Shiite enclave of Sadr City, killing two and wounding 12, officials said.
Dozens were killed and wounded in a suicide bombing in Tikrit. CNN's Jomana Karadsheh reports.
At least one suicide bomber has attacked the airport area of Jalalabad, Afghanistan, officials said.
Just after the United States completed its drawdown of combat brigades in Iraq, militants Wednesday launched a wave of bombings across the country, mostly targeting security forces.
Four U.S. troops were killed Sunday in Afghanistan, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force said.
A group of Taliban insurgents launched an apparently unsuccessful attack on a major NATO base in Afghanistan Tuesday, according to international forces.
More attacks targeted Shiite pilgrims across Baghdad on Thursday, the latest in a wave of violence gripping Iraq's capital, an Interior Ministry official told CNN.
Dozens are dead and more than 100 are wounded after a series of bombings in Iraq. CNN's Mohammed Jamjoom reports.
A wave of bombings targeting Shiites, a market in Baghdad and a neighborhood in Anbar province killed at least 61 people and wounded more than 100 others Friday, police said.
A suicide bomber killed two officers and wounded four others outside a police station in the Russian republic of Ingushetia Monday, authorities said.
A suicide bomber ended a series of deadly attacks in central Iraq by detonating explosives in a hospital emergency ward where victims of two earlier blasts were being treated.
A suicide bomber critically wounded the governor of western Iraq's Anbar province Wednesday when he went to check on the victims of two car bombs that had gone off moments earlier, officials said.
Attackers targeted Shiite pilgrims and mourners Thursday in Iraq ahead of a major holy day, causing at least 14 deaths, officials said.
A suicide bomber killed at least 35 people Monday by detonating explosives outside a bank where people had lined up to pick up their monthly checks, police said.
CNN's Ivan Watson walks through a hospital in Rawalpindi treating victims of a bombing outside of a bank.
Survivors recount narrow escapes from a deadly bombing of a crowded marketplace in Peshawar, Pakistan.
A massive car bomb tore through the heart of a bustling marketplace in Peshawar, Pakistan, Wednesday, killing at least 100 people -- including many women and children -- and injuring at least 200 others, officials said.
Public schools reopened in Kabul nearly a week after a pair of suicide bombers attacked a university.
International troops in Afghanistan endured another deadly attack Tuesday, a day after 10 NATO-led troops were killed in that country.
A security guard for a provincial police chief was killed Saturday in a suicide bombing in western Iraq, state-run media reported.
A series of explosions in northwest Pakistan killed eight people Thursday night, and two suspected militants died in a gunbattle with Peshawar police on a rooftop, authorities said.
A car bomber targeted a U.S. base in eastern Afghanistan, killing seven people Wednesday, a day after Taliban militants attacked many locations in the city of Khost, U.S. military officials said.
A Taliban suicide bomb squad disguised as regular Afghan army troops stormed a strategic city close to the border with Pakistan Tuesday, prompting a fierce six-hour battle with U.S. troops, local officials and the U.S. military said.
Two suicide bombings kill more than 70 in Iraq and the Iraqi military says a top insurgent has been captured.
Bombings killed at least eight people and left dozens injured Thursday in Mosul and Karbala as sectarian violence continued in Iraqi cities.
A double car bombing killed 16 people and wounded 43 others Wednesday at a Baghdad bus station where Shiite pilgrims had gathered ahead of an upcoming holy day, according to an official with Iraq's Interior Ministry.
Troops in Afghanistan launched raids against militants over the last two days, killing 32 armed insurgents near the nation's capital and six militants in western Afghanistan, the U.S. military said in statements Wednesday.
CNN's Atia Abawi reports on the growing phenomenon of boys recruited as suicide bombers in Afghanistan.
Militants in three Iraqi cities set off deadly explosions Monday, killing at least 39 people, government officials said.
A string of suicide bombings targeting government buildings and a United Nations compound in Somalia left at least 25 people dead Wednesday in attacks a U.S. official said bore hallmarks of the al Qaeda terror network.
The 'poor man's air force' is accessible, devastating and extremely hard to defend against
At least six people were killed and 50 wounded when a suicide car bomber apparently staged a traffic accident to draw more victims to the explosion.
A suicide bomber with explosives hidden beneath his traditional robe blew himself up Tuesday in a crowd of Iraqis trying to join the police force, killing at least 25 people
CNN has exclusive access to a woman who Iraq authorities accuse of planning to blow herself up. CNN's Arwa Damon reports
The woman ridicules the Iraqi police who question her about ties to suicide bombers.
Iraqi police have detained a 15-year-old girl strapped with explosives in Baquba, Iraq. CNN's Arwa Damon reports
Ten French soldiers were killed Tuesday in fighting near the Afghan capital of Kabul after 100 insurgents attacked a patrol, authorities said.
Ethiopian forces in Somalia have killed at least 46 civilians after a roadside bomb ripped through their military convoy, residents said.
A car bomb killed at least seven children and 11 other people in a northern city
Nine U.S. troops were killed Sunday in an attack on a base in a remote province of eastern Afghanistan, a Western official said.
Nearly seven years after their defeat by U.S. forces, the Taliban have regrouped and have formed a "resilient insurgency," according to a new Pentagon report on security in Afghanistan.
The U.S. military is training Iraqi women to find female suicide bombers. CNN's Jill Dougherty sits in on a class.
A car bomb tore through a market area in a mainly Shiite neighborhood in Baghdad on Tuesday, killing more than 50 people and wounding dozens
Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki arrived in Tehran on Saturday for a visit with top Iranian officials, his office said, while car bombings renewed violence at home.
Seven U.S. Marines were wounded by a roadside bomb that also wounded two Iraqi police officers and killed a civilian interpreter in the Anbar province city of Falluja Friday morning, according to the U.S. military.
Iraqi residents look to regain normality after more violence and clashes disturb Sadr City.
Two mortars were fired Monday into Baghdad's heavily fortified International Zone where U.S. and Iraqi offices are based, Iraqi Interior Ministry officials told CNN. There was no word on casualties or damage.
A string of car bombs shook Mosul, northern Iraq's largest city, on Monday, killing 12 Kurdish troops and a civilian and wounding several others, U.S. and Iraqi authorities reported.
As the US death toll reaches 4,000, a spurt of attacks over Easter weekend raises fears that, as one Baghdad resident put it, "in a minute ... we can fall into hell again"
Bombings, clashes and a shooting in Iraq Tuesday left at least 48 people dead, and another 20 bodies were found in a mass grave, police officials told CNN.
Two bombings in separate Iraq provinces on Monday killed eight U.S. troops, the U.S. military said.
Five U.S. soldiers were killed in Baghdad in a new tactic of choice by insurgents. CNN's Jamie McIntyre reports.
A man in a wheelchair blew himself up Monday in a northern Iraqi police station, killing three National Police officers, including a commander, police said.
Iraqi officials have ordered police to round up the indigent from the streets of Baghdad to prevent them from being used by insurgents as suicide bombers
Roadside bombings and a military operation across Afghanistan over the last two days left six people dead, five others wounded, and three detained, officials said on Wednesday.
Relative calm returns after fierce sectarian fighting left dozens dead in Basra and Nasiriya. CNN's Cal Perry reports.
U.S. planes bombarded al Qaeda in Iraq safe havens on the southern outskirts of Baghdad on Sunday, hours after a suicide bomber carrying explosives in a candy box killed six people in Anbar province.
Two explosions rip through Algeria's capital leaving at dozens dead. CNN's Paula Newton explains.
In Iraq, two separate suicide bombings north of Baghdad on Tuesday kill at least 35 people and wound scores more.
Dozens of people picking up cylinders of cooking gas were victims of a suicide car bomb attack Tuesday morning in the northern Iraqi city of Baiji.
Dozens of people picking up cooking gas canisters were victims of a suicide car bomb attack in northern Iraq.
Violence in Iraq has fallen to its lowest level in almost two years, Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Wednesday.
Three attacks in four days highlight the deteriorating security situation in the Afghan capital as ordinary Afghans find themselves increasingly in the crosshairs
One bad Sunday rocks U.S. soldiers in Sadr City, but troops now feel they have the upper hand in Baghdad
The Sunni extremist group in Iraq has been strangely quiet of late. But U.S. military commanders don't expect that to last
Violence in several Iraqi locations on Tuesday left more than a dozen people dead, according to authorities.
A suicide bombing in Iraq's volatile Diyala province ripped through a "reconciliation meeting" on Monday night attended by Sunni and Shiite militia leaders -- a brazen attack that killed and wounded dozens and fractured an effort to foster amity between the rival sects.
The governor of Afghanistan's southeastern province of Khost survived an assassination attempt on Wednesday when a suicide car bomber struck his convoy, witnesses and officials said.
The top American commander in Iraq said Wednesday he was preparing recommendations on troop reductions before he returns to Washington next month for a report to Congress
Two roadside bombs planted near a gas station in Baghdad's southeastern Amin neighborhood detonated in quick succession Wednesday morning, killing at least four people and wounding seven others, according to officials. One police officer was killed in the blasts and three other officers were wounded, according to an official with Iraq's Interior Ministry said.
A suicide car bomber targeting a busy market in a northern Iraqi village killed at least 117 people Saturday morning, a government official told CNN.
"Several" Taliban militants were killed Saturday in fighting along the Helmand River in southern Afghanistan, the U.S.-led coalition said. NATO also reported "initial indications" of many insurgents killed in eastern Afghanistan.
Abbas' militia defying orders
Israeli forces killed eight militants during clashes in central Gaza on Thursday, Palestinian medical sources said.
A new kind of al Qaeda plot
U.S.-led coalition forces killed a suspected terrorist and detained nine others in raids targeting al Qaeda in Iraq, a military statement released Thursday said.
American-led coalition forces battling insurgents in Iraq's Diyala province near Baghdad killed 25 insurgents in a three-day operation, the U.S. military said Wednesday.
The U.S. military accused Iran on Monday of a direct role in a sophisticated militant attack that killed five American troops in Iraq, portraying Tehran as waging a proxy war through Shiite extremists
The U.S. military virtually abandoned an area southeast of Baghdad known as Salman Pak two years ago, leaving behind a refuge for insurgents to operate and allowing them to establish a key explosives smuggling route to Baghdad.
Inside the 'surge' in Iraq
Five American soldiers were killed and seven wounded in a coordinated attack in southern Baghdad involving a roadside bomb and rocket-propelled grenades
Five U.S. soldiers were killed when a "very large" roadside bomb exploded near their combat patrol in southern Baghdad, a U.S. general said Friday.
General David Petraeus believes his Iraq strategy is working. But convincing Congress is another story
Fourteen insurgents were killed Wednesday in northern Iraq while trying to rig a truck with explosives, police in Tikrit said.
As both BBC reporter Alan Johnston and Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit speak out, Hamas must show that it is powerful and responsible enough to win their release
The clever and deadly methods insurgents are using to counteract the U.S.-led surge -- and why they are working