Trial of 10 accused over Brussels suicide attacks underwayDecember 5, 2022 GMT
BRUSSELS (AP) — More than six years after the deadliest peacetime attack on Belgian soil, the trial of 10 men accused over the suicide bombings at Brussels airport and a subway station started in earnest under high security on Monday.
Survivors of Brussels suicide attacks seek closure at trialDecember 4, 2022 GMT
BRUSSELS (AP) — Jaana Mettala was six months pregnant and on her way to work when the bomb exploded in the heart of Brussels' European Union quarter. She suffered severe burns, but Mettala and her baby survived — 32 other people did not.
After suicide bomb, Pakistan demands Taliban prevent attacksDecember 2, 2022 GMT
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan on Thursday demanded neighboring Afghanistan's Taliban rulers prevent terrorist attacks coming from their soil, a day after a suicide bombing in Pakistan's southwest sent a wave of shock and anger across the country.
8 killed in Somalia as militants attack port city hotelOctober 23, 2022 GMT
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Eight people were killed after militants stormed a hotel in Somalia's port city of Kismayo, an attack that started with a suicide bombing Sunday before gunmen forcibly entered and exchanged fire with security forces.
Death toll in last week’s Kabul school blast climbs to 52October 3, 2022 GMT
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Last week’s suicide bombing at a Kabul education center killed as many as 52 people, more than twice the death toll acknowledged by Taliban officials, according to a tally compiled by The Associated Press on Monday.
Women protesters demand more security after Afghan bombingOctober 1, 2022 GMT
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A group of Afghan women Saturday protested a suicide bombing that killed or wounded dozens of students in a Shiite education center in the capital Kabul a day earlier, demanding better security from the Taliban-run government.
Trial opens of 10 accused over 2016 Brussels suicide attacksSeptember 12, 2022 GMT
BRUSSELS (AP) — More than six years after the deadliest peacetime attack on Belgian soil, the trial of 10 men accused over the suicide bombings at Brussels airport and an underground metro station opened Monday amid high security.
Suicide attack at Russia embassy in Kabul kills 2 diplomatsSeptember 5, 2022 GMT
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bombing outside the Russian Embassy in the Afghan capital Kabul on Monday killed two members of the embassy staff and at least one Afghan civilian in a rare attack on a foreign diplomatic mission in Afghanistan.
Suicide bombing in Somalia kills 11 including local officialJuly 27, 2022 GMT
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Witnesses say at least 11 people are dead after a suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance to a government building in southern Somalia.
District Commissioner Abdillahi Ali Waafow was among those killed in Wednesday's attack, the secretary-general of the Marka town administration in the Lower Shabelle region, Mohamed Osmaan Yariisoow, told The Associated Press by phone.
Parents of slain Israeli-American girl seek Biden meetingJuly 10, 2022 GMT
JERUSALEM (AP) — The family of an Israel-American girl killed in a 2001 Palestinian suicide bombing in Jerusalem is seeking a meeting with President Joe Biden in hopes of forcing Jordan to extradite a woman convicted in the deadly attack.
Suicide bomber kills 6, gunmen kill 2 Sikhs in NW PakistanMay 15, 2022 GMT
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A suicide bombing near a security forces vehicle killed three soldiers and three children in northwest Pakistan near the border with Afghanistan on Sunday, while gunmen shot dead two minority Sikhs in Peshawar, officials said.
Somali female lawmaker among scores killed by suicide bomberMarch 24, 2022 GMT
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A prominent Somali female lawmaker is among at least 48 people killed in a suicide bombing that hit a polling station in rural central Somalia, police and a local official said Thursday.
Sarpy County to name street for fallen Marine from NebraskaMarch 9, 2022 GMT
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Sarpy County Board has approved a measure to name a street in southwest Omaha for a fallen Marine from Nebraska.
The board on Tuesday unanimously voted to name a segment of Gertrude Street south of the Millard community for Marine Cpl.
Police arrest 13 in Belgium after anti-terror raidsFebruary 8, 2022 GMT
BRUSSELS (AP) — Police in Belgium detained 13 people on Tuesday following raids in and around the port city of Antwerp as part of an investigation into alleged terror activities.
According to the federal prosecutor’s office, the suspects were all part of the same group, which it described as close to “Salafist” circles.
Looking for evidence? Trust us, Biden administration saysFebruary 5, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Biden's administration was asked for evidence to back up dramatic claims about national security developments this past week, it demurred with a simple rejoinder: You’ll have to trust us on that.
By the numbers: Stats that tell story of Biden’s first yearJanuary 16, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — By some counts, President Joe Biden can lay claim to a banner first year in office. But numbers also reveal plenty of setbacks.
Most in the United States got their COVID-19 vaccines, but other countries fared better.
Somalia’s government spokesperson wounded in suicide bombingJanuary 16, 2022 GMT
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somalia’s government spokesperson was wounded Sunday in a suicide bombing that the al-Shabab extremist group has claimed responsibility for.
Mohamed Ibrahim Moalimuu appeared to be the sole target in the attack near his residence by a busy intersection in the capital, Mogadishu.
After suicide bombing, Congo officials fear more attacksDecember 26, 2021 GMT
BENI, Congo (AP) — Authorities in eastern Congo announced an evening curfew and new security checkpoints Sunday, fearing more violence after a suicide bomber killed five people in the first attack of its kind in the region.
Suicide bomber attacks bar in eastern Congo, killing 6December 25, 2021 GMT
BENI, Congo (AP) — A suicide bomber attacked a restaurant and bar Saturday as patrons gathered on Christmas Day, killing at least six others in an eastern Congolese town where Islamic extremists are known to be active.
Uganda police kill 5, including cleric, after bomb blastsNovember 18, 2021 GMT
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan authorities have killed at least five people, including a Muslim cleric, accused of having ties to the extremist group responsible for Tuesday's suicide bombings in the capital, police said Thursday.
Marine killed in Afghanistan attack honored at Lancer’s gameNovember 15, 2021 GMT
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Marine from Nebraska who was killed in Afghanistan in a suicide bombing earlier this year was honored during the Omaha Lancers’ Military Appreciation Night.
French ex-president testifies: “I owe it” to attack victimsNovember 10, 2021 GMT
PARIS (AP) — When Islamic State attackers struck Paris in 2015, France's president at the time was within earshot of the first suicide bombing.
By the time the bloodshed finally ended hours later, 130 people were dead and François Hollande watched from the street as bloodied survivors staggered out of the Bataclan concert hall.
A Wyoming farewell for Marine killed in Afghanistan bombingOctober 24, 2021 GMT
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Dozens of U.S. fellow Marines joined hundreds of Wyoming residents to bid a final farewell at a memorial for Rylee McCollum, one of 13 U.S. servicemen killed in a suicide bombing as they guarded a gate at a chaotic Kabul, Afghanistan airport during the final U.S.
Memorial planned for Wyoming soldier killed in AfghanistanOctober 21, 2021 GMT
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — A memorial service and celebration for a soldier from Wyoming who was among the last U.S. troops killed in the war in Afghanistan will be held in Jackson Hole.
Pope decries attacks in Norway, Afghanistan and EnglandOctober 17, 2021 GMT
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Sunday decried recent deadly attacks in Norway, Afghanistan and Britain, expressing closeness to the families of victims and calling violence “a defeat for everyone.”
Islamic State claims mosque bombing in south AfghanistanOctober 16, 2021 GMT
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a deadly suicide bombing on a Shiite mosque in southern Afghanistan that killed 47 people and wounded scores more. Relatives laid the bodies of the victims to rest Saturday and called on the Taliban to protect them.
Mourners in California honor 3 Marines killed in AfghanistanSeptember 19, 2021 GMT
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Mourners in California said prayers and their final goodbyes Saturday to three Marines killed in last month’s bombing in Afghanistan.
Family and friends of Lance Cpl. Kareem Nikoui packed a church in Riverside to celebrate the life of the 20-year-old Marine from Norco.
Omaha Marine recalled as hero who died while helping othersSeptember 17, 2021 GMT
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha Marine killed last month in Afghanistan was remembered at his funeral Friday as a hero who died while trying to help others.
The Rev. Suzanne Howe recalled Bible scripture in describing the actions of Marine Cpl.
Slain Marine laid to rest in Missouri after processionSeptember 17, 2021 GMT
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Thousands took part in a procession for a Marine from Missouri who was among 13 service members killed in the suicide bombing at the Kabul airport in Afghanistan.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol closed down some interstates Thursday as a Humvee military hearse carried the casket of Marine Lance Cpl.
Baby girl born to widow of Marine killed in Kabul bombingSeptember 15, 2021 GMT
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The widow of a U.S. Marine killed in a bombing in Afghanistan in August has given birth to a baby girl.
Levi Rylee Rose McCollum was born early Monday at Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton in Oceanside, California, according to a Facebook post by the baby's grandmother, Jill Miller Crayton.
Marine killed in Kabul given hero’s farewell in public wakeSeptember 14, 2021 GMT
LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — A Marine from Massachusetts who was killed last month in a suicide bombing in Afghanistan was given a hero's farewell Tuesday in a public wake and burial attended by hundreds.
Burial this week for Omaha Marine killed in AfghanistanSeptember 14, 2021 GMT
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 23-year-old Marine from Omaha who was among 13 U.S. service members killed in the suicide bombing attack at the Kabul airport in Afghanistan will be buried Friday.
Cpl. Daegan William-Tyeler Page was killed late last month in what the U.S.
Marine’s body returned to Indiana hometown with processionSeptember 12, 2021 GMT
LOGANSPORT, Ind. (AP) — The body of a Marine who was among 13 U.S. service members killed in a suicide bombing during the U.S.-run evacuation at Afghanistan’s Kabul airport was returned Sunday to his northern Indiana hometown.
Fallen Marine returns home as US marks 20 years after 9/11September 11, 2021 GMT
LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — The body of a U.S. Marine killed in a suicide bombing in Afghanistan returned home Saturday in a solemn procession through Massachusetts on the 20th anniversary of the attacks that led to America's longest war.
Wyoming troop deaths 20 years apart bookend Afghanistan warSeptember 11, 2021 GMT
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — When news came that a 20-year-old Wyoming soldier was one of the last casualties of the two-decade-long U.S. war in Afghanistan, it arrived as a tragic bookend: A 20-year-old soldier from Wyoming was among the first to die in the same war.
Thousands line Omaha streets for procession of fallen MarineSeptember 10, 2021 GMT
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Thousands of people lined the procession route along Omaha streets on Friday afternoon to pay tribute to a local man and Marine who died in a suicide bombing in Afghanistan.
Procession route set for Nebraska man killed in AfghanistanSeptember 9, 2021 GMT
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police have announced the procession route through Omaha for the body of a Marine who died in a suicide bombing in Afghanistan.
The body of 23-year-old Cpl. Daegan Page will be transported starting at 1:30 p.m.
Grief comes home to US towns week after Afghanistan war endsSeptember 8, 2021 GMT
BERLIN HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — Waiting for the hearse carrying one of the 13 U.S. service members killed in a suicide bombing in Afghanistan two weeks ago, Faye Hillis thought about all the military veterans she had mourned at her hometown's lone funeral home.
California flag memorial to 13 slain US troops vandalizedSeptember 8, 2021 GMT
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Someone severely vandalized flags hung on a Southern California freeway overpass to honor the 13 U.S. service members killed in the suicide bombing at Afghanistan’s Kabul airport last month, police said.
Remains of Ohio sailor to return to his hometown WednesdaySeptember 7, 2021 GMT
BERLIN HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — The remains of a U.S. Navy sailor killed in a suicide bombing at Afghanistan’s Kabul airport will be returned to his hometown in Ohio on Wednesday before his funeral next week.
Suicide bombing at southwest Pakistan checkpoint kills 3September 5, 2021 GMT
QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A suicide bomber detonated his explosives Sunday near a security checkpoint in restive southwestern Pakistan, killing at least three paramilitary troops and wounding 15 others, police said.
The Latest: Bidens visit wounded troops at Walter ReedSeptember 3, 2021 GMT
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden visited injured U.S. troops at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Thursday night.
There are 15 Marines at the hospital in Bethesda, Maryland, just outside Washington, who were wounded in an Aug.
Effort underway to rescue girls soccer team from AfghanistanSeptember 2, 2021 GMT
They move from place to place at a moment's notice in a desperate bid to evade the Taliban — girls whose lives are in danger simply because they chose to play a sport they loved.
Vigil held for slain US Marine in her home citySeptember 1, 2021 GMT
LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — A U.S. Marine who was among 13 killed in a suicide bombing in Afghanistan was honored Tuesday evening in her hometown.
Officials in Lawrence, Massachusetts, held a vigil with Sgt.
Biden defends departure from ‘forever war,’ praises airliftSeptember 1, 2021 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — A defensive President Joe Biden on Tuesday called the U.S. airlift to extract more than 120,000 Americans, Afghans and other allies from Afghanistan to end a 20-year war an “extraordinary success," though more than 100 Americans and thousands of others were left behind.
The Latest: Milley praises those who served in AfghanistanAugust 31, 2021 GMT
WASHINGTON — The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff reflected on the Afghanistan war’s end and delivered an emotional tribute Tuesday to the 13 service members killed by a suicide bombing last week.
Biden pays respects to US troops killed in AfghanistanAugust 29, 2021 GMT
DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Del. (AP) — In hushed reverence, President Joe Biden stood witness with grieving families Sunday under a gray sky as, one by one, the remains of 13 U.S. troops killed in the Kabul suicide bombing were removed with solemnity from a military aircraft that brought them home.
Slain Marine who cradled baby at Kabul airport loved her jobAugust 29, 2021 GMT
A woman who cradled a baby in her arms at the airport and posted on social media that she loved her job. A young husband with a child on the way. Another man who always wanted to be in the military.
Biden: Another attack likely, pledges more strikes on ISAugust 29, 2021 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden vowed Saturday to keep up airstrikes against the Islamic extremist group whose suicide bombing at the Kabul airport killed scores of Afghans and 13 American service members.
Massachusetts woman among US troops killed in Kabul blastAugust 29, 2021 GMT
LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — Condolences poured in from across Massachusetts and dozens gathered in a vigil Saturday upon learning that a Marine from Massachusetts was among the U.S. service members killed in a suicide bombing at the airport in Kabul, Afghanistan.
4 Marines from California among Kabul bombing victimsAugust 28, 2021 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Just a week before she was killed in a suicide bombing with 12 other U.S. service members, Sgt. Nicole Gee was cradling a baby in her arms at the Kabul airport.
She posted the photo on Instagram and wrote, “I love my job.”
Marine from Indiana among US troops killed in Kabul attackAugust 28, 2021 GMT
LOGANSPORT, Ind. (AP) — A Marine from northern Indiana was among 13 U.S. military members killed in the suicide bombing at Afghanistan’s Kabul airport.
US confirms soldier from east Tennessee killed in bombingAugust 28, 2021 GMT
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A soldier from east Tennessee was one of 13 U.S. troops killed in a suicide bombing at Afghanistan’s Kabul airport this week, the Department of Defense said Saturday.
Dad: Missouri Marine killed in Afghanistan was ‘amazing kid’August 28, 2021 GMT
WENTZVILLE, Mo. (AP) — A Marine from Missouri who was among 13 service members killed in the suicide bombing at the Kabul airport in Afghanistan was an “amazing young man" who decided early in his high school years to join up.
American forces keep up airlift under high threat warningsAugust 28, 2021 GMT
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — American forces working under heightened security and threats of another attack pressed ahead in the closing days of the U.S.-led evacuation from Afghanistan after a devastating suicide bombing, and U.S.
Young dad-to-be was among 13 US troops killed in AfghanistanAugust 28, 2021 GMT
A young husband with a child on the way. Another man who always wanted to be in the military. A man who planned to become a sheriff’s deputy when his deployment ended. Heartwrenching details began emerging Friday about some of the 13 U.S.
Some Afghans vow to resist Taliban from mountain enclaveAugust 24, 2021 GMT
In a mountain valley north of Kabul, the last remnants of Afghanistan's shattered security forces have vowed to resist the Taliban in a remote region that has defied conquerors before. But any attempt to reenact that history could end in tragedy — or farce.
Islamic State group says it’s behind Congo suicide bombingJune 29, 2021 GMT
BENI, Congo (AP) — An Islamic State group in Africa claimed responsibility Tuesday for two explosions in eastern Congo, including its first suicide bombing, deepening fears that extremists have now laid roots in this corner of the continent long plagued by rebels.
Two explosions hit Congo’s eastern city of BeniJune 28, 2021 GMT
BENI, Congo (AP) — Congo on Monday banned public gatherings for two days in Beni, after the eastern city was hit by two explosions.
A suicide bomber detonated his explosives at a busy intersection in Beni on Sunday, the same day another explosion rocked a Catholic church, authorities said.
Bombing near Pakistan home of anti-India militant kills 3June 23, 2021 GMT
LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — A powerful car bomb went off near the residence of a jailed anti-India militant leader in Pakistan on Wednesday, killing at least three people and wounding 25 others, police and rescue officials said.
Police arrest 11 suspected militants in Indonesia’s PapuaJune 1, 2021 GMT
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police said Monday they have arrested 11 suspected Islamic militants accused of plotting attacks at several Christian churches in easternmost Papua province.
On Friday, the elite counterterrorism squad arrested 10 suspects in several raids in Papua’s Merauke district after receiving information about planned attacks in the province, a predominantly Christian region in Muslim-majority Indonesia, Merauke police chief Untung Sangaji said.
At least 6 killed in suicide bombing in Somalia’s capitalMay 10, 2021 GMT
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Police in Somalia say at least six people were killed when a suicide bomber attacked a police station in the capital, Mogadishu.
Spokesman Sadiq Ali Aden told reporters that another six people were wounded in Sunday night’s attack on the Waberi district station...
At least 7 killed in suicide bombing in Somalia’s capitalApril 28, 2021 GMT
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — At least seven people were killed and more than 11 others wounded when a vehicle exploded outside a police headquarters in Somalia’s capital, police and health officials said Wednesday...
Sri Lanka arrests top Muslim leader over 2019 Easter attacksApril 24, 2021 GMT
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan police on Saturday arrested a prominent Muslim lawmaker and his brother over suspected connections to the Easter Sunday suicide bombings in 2019 that killed 269 people...
Man whose NYC subway pipe-bomb fizzled gets life in prisonApril 22, 2021 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — A judge sentenced a Bangladeshi immigrant to life in prison Thursday, saying he plotted to carry out a “barbaric and heinous” plot to kill as many people as he could with a suicide bombing attack in New York City's subway beneath Times Square in 2017...
Death toll from suicide car bombing rises to 5 in PakistanApril 22, 2021 GMT
QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — An overnight attack at a luxury hotel in Pakistan has been confirmed as a suicide car bombing and the death toll has risen to five, the country's interior minister and police said Thursday...
Sri Lankan archbishop asks Muslims to reject extremismApril 21, 2021 GMT
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — A Sri Lankan Catholic archbishop appealed to the country's Muslims on Wednesday to reject extremism and join Catholics in determining the truth behind Easter Sunday suicide bombings in 2019 that killed 269 people...
Extremist kills self, her baby in Tunisia suicide bombingApril 2, 2021 GMT
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisian authorities said a female suicide bomber killed herself and her baby during counterterrorism operations in a mountainous zone in struggling interior provinces...
Woman killed after shooting gun in Indonesia’s police HQMarch 31, 2021 GMT
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A woman entered Indonesia's National Police Headquarters in Jakarta and fired a gun at several officers before being shot dead by police, in the latest militant attack in the world’s most populous Muslim nation, officials said...
Sri Lanka leader vows action vs 2019 bombing militantsFebruary 4, 2021 GMT
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s president said Thursday that he has received the final report of an inquiry commission investigating the 2019 Easter Sunday bomb attacks and vowed he will not allow anyone responsible for the deaths of more than 260 people escape justice.
Patriarch: Pope to meet Iraqi Shiite leader Sistani in IraqJanuary 28, 2021 GMT
ROME (AP) — Iraq’s top Catholic official said Thursday that a deadly suicide bombing in Baghdad hasn’t thwarted Pope Francis’ plans to visit, and he confirmed the pontiff would meet with the country’s top Shiite cleric, Ali al-Sistani, in a significant highlight of the first-ever papal trip to Iraq...
Twin suicide bombings rock central Baghdad, at least 32 deadJanuary 21, 2021 GMT
BAGHDAD (AP) — Twin suicide bombings ripped through a busy market in the Iraqi capital on Thursday, killing at least 32 people and wounding dozens, officials said in what was the first massive bombing in years, harkening back to darker days of rampant militant attacks...
Indonesian police kill 2 suspected militants in raidJanuary 6, 2021 GMT
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Members of Indonesia's anti-terrorism police squad on Wednesday shot and killed two suspected militants who they believe were connected to a deadly suicide attack at a Roman Catholic cathedral in the southern Philippines, and arrested 18 others, officials said.
10 people to stand trial over deadly 2016 Brussels attacksJanuary 5, 2021 GMT
BRUSSELS (AP) — Ten people including the lone known surviving suspect in the 2015 deadly Paris attacks have been ordered to stand trial in connection with the suicide bombings which killed 32 people and injured hundreds in the Brussels subway and airport nearly five years ago...
5 killed, 14 wounded in suicide attack in Somali capitalJanuary 2, 2021 GMT
ISTANBUL (AP) — A suicide bombing near the Somali capital, Mogadishu, on Saturday killed five people including two Turks, Turkish and Somali officials said...
Somalia suicide bombing kills 15, misses prime ministerDecember 18, 2020 GMT
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A suicide bomber attacked a stadium in Somalia's central city of Galkayo Friday, killing 15 people shortly before the arrival of the country's new prime minister, according to police.
Pre-trial hearings in Brussels attacks start at NATO’s ex-HQDecember 7, 2020 GMT
BRUSSELS (AP) — More than four years after suicide bombings killed 32 people and injured hundreds in the Brussels subway and airport, massive pre-trial hearings started Monday on the outskirts of the Belgian capital to determine which suspects will eventually be tried.
Afghan officials say 34 killed in separate suicide bombingsNovember 29, 2020 GMT
GHAZNI, Afghanistan (AP) — At least 34 people were killed on Sunday in two separate suicide bombings in Afghanistan that targeted a military base and a provincial chief, officials said...
Afghan officials say 34 have been killed in separate suicide bombings in country’s east and southNovember 29, 2020 GMT
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say 34 have been killed in separate suicide bombings in country's east and south.
Bombing at ice cream shop in Somali capital kills at least 7November 27, 2020 GMT
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A local official says a suicide bombing at an ice cream shop in Somalia’s capital has killed at least seven people, and the al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab extremist group has claimed responsibility.