Suicide Bomber Attacks Tourist-Friendly Egyptian Temple 

Allie Jones · 06/10/15 07:58AM

Three militants, including one wearing an explosive belt, approached the entrance to the Temple of Karnak in Luxor, Egypt, this morning but were stopped by police. The temple is a popular tourist attraction. While no tourists were hurt, the militant did detonate his bomb, wounding two police officers and two civilians, per The BBC.

Major Iraqi City Falls to Advancing al Qaeda Wannabes

Adam Weinstein · 06/10/14 10:12AM

Mosul—Iraq's third-largest city, urbane center of the nation's northern regions, built on the remains of the once-great Assyrian empire, made free through the sacrifices of thousands of Iraqis, Kurds, and Americans—fell to a gang of Islamist insurgents Monday.

Iraq Militants Brag: We've Got Robotic Weapons, Too

Remy Stern · 10/05/11 12:29AM

U.S. forces used a combination of spy drones and bomb-handling robots to help beat back Iraq's insurgents. Now, those militants have a warning for those American troops still remaining in Iraq: We've got robots, too.