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Iraq:

Explosion heard after pro-Iranian militia attacked

Explosion heard after air strike targeting a base belonging to the Popular Mobilization Forces, a pro-Iranian militia. It is unclear who is behind the attack.

Explosion heard after pro-Iranian militia attacked

Suspected assassination attempt:

1 killed in Petah Tikva car explosion

30-year-old man has succumbed to his wounds after vehicle explodes in Petah Tikva.

1 killed in Petah Tikva car explosion

Hamas' 2nd in command killed in Beirut explosion

Saleh al-Arouri, deputy chairman of Hamas’ political bureau, reportedly killed in car explosion in southern Lebanon.

Hamas' 2nd in command killed in Beirut explosion

Explosion reported at Israeli embassy in India

'Abusive' letter addressed to Israeli ambassador found, witnesses report hearing loud bang, seeing smoke, in potential bombing.

Explosion reported at Israeli embassy in India

FBI ends investigation of explosion at US-Canada border

FBI concludes car explosion that killed two people at border checkpoint in Niagara Falls was not a terror attack.

FBI ends investigation of explosion at US-Canada border

New York Governor:

'No indication explosion at border was terrorist attack'

New York Governor Kathy Hochul says there is no sign that car explosion at the Rainbow Bridge in Niagara Falls was terror-related.

'No indication explosion at border was terrorist attack'

Drone hits building in Eilat, causing explosion

Victims were treated for shock after an explosion occurred outside a school in Israel's southernmost city.

Drone hits building in Eilat, causing explosion

Egyptian authorities:

Taba explosion caused by downed drone

The explosion occurred at a medical facility in Egyptian town located near Israeli border. Authorities belive drone came from Yemen.

Taba explosion caused by downed drone

Archbishop of Canterbury:

'Don't assume Israel was behind Gaza hospital explosion'

Church of England's spiritual head says assuming Israeli culpability for Gaza hospital explosion is an "antisemitic blood libel".

'Don't assume Israel was behind Gaza hospital explosion'

Britain:

Large explosion heard near Oxford following lightning strike

Multiple people hear large explosion after lightning hits a waste facility near British city of Oxford. Power outages reported.

Large explosion heard near Oxford following lightning strike

Near Kiryat Malakhi:

One dead, three wounded in explosion and shooting

Vehicle explosion and shooting take place at two separate but nearby locations, leaving one dead, one critical, and two injured.

One dead, three wounded in explosion and shooting

Miracle: Tragedy prevented on eve of Sukkot holiday

Minutes before Sukkot holiday begins, explosion occurs in Beitar Illit sukkah.

Miracle: Tragedy prevented on eve of Sukkot holiday

Two weeks later:

Man succumbs to injuries sustained in fire in plant

Rani Halabi from the Druze town of Daliyat al-Karmel dies from injuries sustained in fire following explosion at factory in Ramat Hasharon.

Man succumbs to injuries sustained in fire in plant

Person seriously injured in explosion in plant in Ramat Hasharon

Locals report hearing explosion and seeing a large flash of light in the sky. Fire and rescue forces called to the scene.

Person seriously injured in explosion in plant in Ramat Hasharon

3 injured in gas explosion at summer camp

A 17-year-old girl was moderately injured and two others slightly injured by a gas explosion in the camp of the Ariel youth movement.

3 injured in gas explosion at summer camp

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Drone strikes Moscow skyscraper

Russia blames Ukraine after drone causes large explosion between 5th and 6th floors of skyscraper.

Drone strikes Moscow skyscraper

Large explosion near Herzliya forms 8 meter-wide crater

Residents of central Israel reported hearing a loud explosion and smelling smoke. No injuries were reported.

Large explosion near Herzliya forms 8 meter-wide crater

7 in critical condition after explosion in Paris

Gas explosion blamed for blast which destroyed much of a building in central Paris.

7 in critical condition after explosion in Paris

Ashkelon:

Employee killed in bakery explosion

Oven explodes at bakery, killing worker.

Employee killed in bakery explosion

Ramat Gan:

Seven injured, one seriously, in motorcycle explosion

The 28-year-old motorcycle rider was seriously injured, and 6 bystanders were lightly injured when a motorcycle exploded.

Seven injured, one seriously, in motorcycle explosion

Mushroom cloud causes panic in southern Israel

IDF fails to inform residents of ammunition explosion, leading to panic.

Mushroom cloud causes panic in southern Israel

Russia:

Pro-military blogger killed in explosion in café

Victim identified as military correspondent Vladlen Tatarsky, who blogged in favor of Russia's campaign in Ukraine.

Pro-military blogger killed in explosion in café

2 dead, 9 missing in Pennsylvania candy factory explosion

Two people have reportedly died in a massive explosion that rocked a 70-year-old Reading, Pennsylvania candy factory.

2 dead, 9 missing in Pennsylvania candy factory explosion

Ohio:

One dead, more than a dozen injured in blast outside Cleveland

The blast took place at a manufacturing plant in Oakwood Village, southeast of Cleveland.

One dead, more than a dozen injured in blast outside Cleveland

Soldier killed, three wounded in grenade explosion at IDF base

Cpl. Dennis Zinoviev killed, 3 others wounded as a result of an explosion at IDF base in central Israel. The incident is being investigated.

Soldier killed, three wounded in grenade explosion at IDF base

Hanukkah miracle:

Soldier's life saved from explosion by helmet

Explosive detonates close to soldier as IDF responds to disturbances near Rachel's Tomb, soldier miraculously unhurt by blast.

Soldier's life saved from explosion by helmet

World’s largest aquarium in Berlin explodes

Enormous aquarium containing 1,500 exotic fish bursts, causing two injuries.

World’s largest aquarium in Berlin explodes

Explosion at Ukrainian embassy in Madrid, Spain

Embassy employee hurt in explosion.

Explosion at Ukrainian embassy in Madrid, Spain

Two terrorist bombings at Jerusalem bus stops

1 dead, 18 injured in explosions at Jerusalem bus stops.

Two terrorist bombings at Jerusalem bus stops

PA reports:

Terrorist killed in mysterious explosion in Shechem

PA reports say senior member of Lion’s Den terrorist cell killed in motorcycle explosion. Organization blames Israel, threatens response.

Terrorist killed in mysterious explosion in Shechem

Putin accuses Ukraine of terrorism after bridge explosion

Russian President says explosion on a key bridge linking Crimea and the Russian mainland was planned by Ukrainian special services.

Putin accuses Ukraine of terrorism after bridge explosion

Chicago:

Building collapses after explosion, multiple injuries reported

Building on Chicago's West Side collapses after nearby explosion, causing multiple injuries.

Building collapses after explosion, multiple injuries reported

Dozens dead or injured in mosque bombing in Afghanistan

An explosion during Friday services in the city of Herat, Afghanistan left at least 18 dead, 21 injured.

Dozens dead or injured in mosque bombing in Afghanistan

Massive explosion heard before London tower engulfed in flames

Witnesses report ‘loud explosion’ that sounds like a bomb and feels like an earthquake before 8 story apartment building catches fire.

Massive explosion heard before London tower engulfed in flames

Hoover dam ablaze, rocked by large explosion

Large fire and black smoke shoot out of dam near Las Vegas as visitors tour the facility.

Hoover dam ablaze, rocked by large explosion

Cuba:

At least 8 dead in explosion at Havana hotel

At least eight dead after powerful explosion caused by gas leak hits hotel undergoing renovations in the heart of Havana.

At least 8 dead in explosion at Havana hotel

More than 100 killed in Nigerian oil refinery blast

Scores of women and children were 'burnt beyond recognition' when an illegal oil refining exploded overnight.

More than 100 killed in Nigerian oil refinery blast

Russian cruiser badly damaged after ammunition explosion

Russia’s flagship Black Sea missile cruiser has been badly damaged after an ammunition explosion.

Russian cruiser badly damaged after ammunition explosion

One dead in explosion in Lebanese city of Sidon

One killed, three injured in explosion in center affiliated with Hezbollah-allied Amal Movement.

One dead in explosion in Lebanese city of Sidon

Bnei Brak: Explosion in stairwell of residential building

Explosion in Bnei Brak injures one, police open investigation, say incident likely criminal in nature.

Bnei Brak: Explosion in stairwell of residential building

Firecrackers at a wedding

Five injured in explosion in Bnei Brak

Five people injured from firecrackers that exploded in a banquet hall in Bnei Brak.

Five injured in explosion in Bnei Brak

Miami Chabad rabbi’s mailbox blown up with fireworks

Miami Gardens, Florida police are searching for a suspect who blew up a Chabad rabbi’s mailbox, likely with fireworks.

Miami Chabad rabbi’s mailbox blown up with fireworks

Explosion rocks Hamas weapons depot in Lebanon

Large explosion rocks Hamas weapons depot in Palestinian Arab camp in port city of Tyre.

Explosion rocks Hamas weapons depot in Lebanon

52 dead in coal mine fire in Russia

Explosion in Siberian coal mine leaves 52 miners and rescuers dead. Another 239 people were rescued.

52 dead in coal mine fire in Russia

Beit Shemesh: 3 seriously injured in explosion

Factory explosion next to Beit Shemesh leaves four injured, including 3 in serious condition.

Beit Shemesh: 3 seriously injured in explosion

Explosion reported at Iranian oil pipeline

Tremors reported in southern Iran after oil pipeline explodes. Local officials reportedly suspect sabotage.

Explosion reported at Iranian oil pipeline

UK: Three detained after car explosion in Liverpool

Counter-terrorism police detain three men following blast involving a taxi at Liverpool Women’s Hospital.

UK: Three detained after car explosion in Liverpool

Be'er Sheva: Man killed by grenade blast, police investigate

Police investigate the incident: murder or an accidental explosion whilst on the way to injuring a government senior official?

Be'er Sheva: Man killed by grenade blast, police investigate

Gunpowder plant explodes in Russia

A large explosion rocked a Russian gunpowder plant this morning, killing or injuring everyone inside.

Gunpowder plant explodes in Russia

Afghanistan: At least 32 dead after mosque bombed during prayers

Suicide bomber triggers explosion at Shiite mosque in Kandahar, Afghanistan, during Friday services.

Afghanistan: At least 32 dead after mosque bombed during prayers

70 killed in Kabul airport suicide bombing

10 US soldiers among the dead as explosion rocks only airport evacuating people out of Afghanistan.

70 killed in Kabul airport suicide bombing

At least 20 killed in fuel tanker explosion in northern Lebanon

Fuel tanker explodes in Akkar in northern Lebanon, killing at least 20 and injuring at least seven.

At least 20 killed in fuel tanker explosion in northern Lebanon

Watch: NY man survives after being hit by underground explosion

An underground explosion engulfed a Queens sidewalk on July 22, sending flames into the air and injuring a passerby.

Watch: NY man survives after being hit by underground explosion

This is what caused a mysterious Gaza City explosion

IDF spokesperson reveals cause of explosion that left one dead and at least ten injured in Gaza City.

This is what caused a mysterious Gaza City explosion

Explosion in Gaza City

Explosion on Gaza City's main street leaves several injured.

Explosion in Gaza City

Large explosion in Tehran

Large explosion heard in northern part of the Iranian capital. No reports of injuries, cause unknown.

Large explosion in Tehran

Dubai authorities probing explosion in container ship

Authorities launch probe into explosion on a container ship carrying flammable materials.

Dubai authorities probing explosion in container ship

Explosion heard at port in Dubai

Commercial vessel reportedly explodes at Jebel Ali Port in Dubai. No deaths or injuries reported.

Explosion heard at port in Dubai

LA bomb squad truck explodes, injuring 17 people

Truck was carrying illegal cache of 5,000 pounds of fireworks when it accidentally exploded during attempted detonation.

LA bomb squad truck explodes, injuring 17 people

Huge fireball engulfs London train station

Elephant and Castle railway station engulfed in flames, disrupting train services in London.

Huge fireball engulfs London train station