Colombia: A car bomb kills six and injures 68 in a covered parking lot in Cúcuta. Rebel group ELN is blamed for the attack.
Israel: In the first suicide bombing since the start of the Iraq war, a Palestinian suicide bomber detonated himself outside a crowded cafe in the Mediterranean coastal city of Netanya, wounding nearly 40 people, two of them critically.
Russia: Two female suicide bombers attacked Chechen Administrator Mufti Akhmed Kadyrov during a religious festival in Iliskhan Yurt. Kadyrov escaped injury, but 14 people were killed and 43 were wounded. Chechen rebel leader Shamil Basayev claimed responsibility.
Israel: A suicide bomber detonated himself next to a pregnant Israeli woman and her husband at a public square in Hebron. Hamas claimed responsibility.
Israel: A suicide bomber disguised as a religious Jew detonated on a bus in Jerusalem.
Israel: A suicide bomber on a bicycle attacked an Israeli checkpoint on the Gaza Strip. Hamas claimed responsibility.
Israel: In the fifth suicide bombing in two days, a female Palestinian student suicide bomber detonated at the main entrance to the Shaarei Amakim mall in Afula.
Afghanistan: A suicide bomber in a taxi cab filled with explosives slams into a bus carrying German ISAF troops, killing four soldiers and one Afghan national.
Israel: A Hamas Palestinian suicide bomber, dressed as an ultra-Orthodox Jew, detonated his explosives belt on a bus in downtown Jerusalem. Palestinian terrorists have attempted 11 suicide bombings and murdered 23 Israelis in the last 4 days, since Palestinians "accepted" the "roadmap for peace" and the end of violence.
Israel: A Palestinian suicide bomber detonated a bag of explosives in a grocery store located in Moshav Sde Trumot, Israel. Avner Mordechai, 63, the owner of the store, was critically injured in the blast, and later died of his injuries.
Israel: A Palestinian suicide bomber detonated his explosives inside the home of Mazal Afari, 65, a resident of Moshav Kfar Yavetz, east of Netanya, Israel, killing her and three of her grandchildren were lightly injured, the bombing caused the house to collapse.
Israel: Two Palestinian suicide bombings, the first at a crowded bus stop near Tel Aviv, the second five hours later at a popular Jerusalem nightspot. Among the victims of the bombings was the head of a Jerusalem hospital emergency room and his 20-year-old daughter who was going to get married later that evening.
Colombia: A bomb strapped to a horse kills eight and injures 15 in the village of Chita. The attack is blamed on FARC, as the same technique had been used in the past.
Colombia: A motorcycle packed with explosives kills ten and injures 54 in downtown Florencia, capital of Caquetá. Rebel group FARC is blamed.
Saudi Arabia: A suicide car bomber targeted the Muhaya residential compound, which was occupied mainly by nationals of other Arab countries. The next day, Deputy Secretary of State Armitage said al-Qaeda was probably responsible.
Israel: A Palestinian suicide bomber, a member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) blew himself up at a bus stop under the Geha Bridge in Tel-Aviv, Israel.
Pakistan: Two suicide truck bombers killed 14 persons as President Musharraf’s motorcade passed through Rawalpindi, Pakistan. An earlier attempt on December 14 caused no casualties. Pakistani officials suspected Afghan and Kashmiri militants.
Afghanistan: A suicide bomber detonated when he was detained by five Afghan security officers, killing all five officers.