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'Al Qaeda Drone Strikes' - 31 News Result(s)

  • Young Islamic State Robs al Qaeda of Militant Prestige

    Young Islamic State Robs al Qaeda of Militant Prestige

    In hiding, targeted by drone strikes and unable to land a blow in the West, al Qaeda's ageing leaders are losing a power struggle with ultra-radical young militants in Iraq and Syria who see themselves as the true successors to Osama bin Laden.

  • Al Qaeda Says Kills 'Spies' for Aiding US Drone Strikes in Yemen

    Al Qaeda Says Kills 'Spies' for Aiding US Drone Strikes in Yemen

    Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) said it had executed four men accused of planting electronic chips in vehicles to help U.S. drones track insurgents in Yemen, in a video posted on a Yemeni news website and seen by Reuters on Monday.

  • Boko Haram Shows Changing al Qaeda Threat

    Boko Haram Shows Changing al Qaeda Threat

    The kidnapping of more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls last month has sparked global outrage, launched an international manhunt and instantly turned an obscure West African militant group into a household name in the United States. And it has raised a ...

  • Air strikes in Yemen kill 40 al Qaeda militants in two days

    Air strikes in Yemen kill 40 al Qaeda militants in two days

    Air strikes in southern Yemen killed about 30 suspected al Qaeda members on Sunday, local tribal sources said, in the second day of strikes against militant targets in the country.

  • Drone in Yemen kills at least nine al Qaeda members

    Drone in Yemen kills at least nine al Qaeda members

    A US drone strike in southern Yemen killed at least nine suspected al Qaeda militants and three civilians on Saturday, authorities said, as part of America's ongoing strikes in the country against what it considers the terror network's most dangerous...

  • US Senate panel approves beefed-up oversight of drone attacks

    US Senate panel approves beefed-up oversight of drone attacks

    The US has been under pressure from foreign governments to be more transparent in accounting for the civilian deaths caused by drone strikes.

  • Pakistan says US drones killed 67 civilians since 2008

    Pakistan says US drones killed 67 civilians since 2008

    Pakistan's defence ministry said Wednesday US drone strikes in the country's tribal areas have killed 67 civilians since 2008, a surprisingly low figure given previous casualty estimates.

  • Former Pakistan PM, officials deny US drone collusion

    Former Pakistan PM, officials deny US drone collusion

    Pakistani officials and former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani on Thursday denied a report that they had approved US drone strikes on the country's soil.

  • Pakistan secretly endorsed drone strikes: report

    Pakistan secretly endorsed drone strikes: report

    Pakistan for years secretly approved of US drone attacks on its territory despite public denunciations, The Washington Post reported Wednesday, citing secret documents.

  • US broke international law by killing civilians with drones, claims human rights groups

    US broke international law by killing civilians with drones, claims human rights groups

    Human rights groups has accused the United States of breaking international law and perhaps committing war crimes by killing civilians in missile and drone strikes that were intended to hit militants in Pakistan and Yemen.

  • NSA deeply involved in US drone strikes: report

    NSA deeply involved in US drone strikes: report

    The National Security Agency is deeply involved in US drone strikes against al Qaeda militants, using electronic surveillance tools to track down terror suspects, The Washington Post reported on Wednesday.

  • Al Qaeda man among 4 killed in US drone strike

    At least four persons, including an alleged Al Qaeda militant, were killed today when a US drone struck in the lawless North Waziristan region after a lull in the CIA's spy plane campaign in Pakistan.

  • US drone kills five al Qaeda suspects in Yemen, strikes intensify

    US drone kills five al Qaeda suspects in Yemen, strikes intensify

    Five suspected al Qaeda militants were killed in an air strike in eastern Yemen, the Interior Ministry said on Friday, in an escalating campaign against the militant group's Yemeni branch after recent warnings of possible attacks.

  • Yemen official: US drones kill 12 in three airstrikes

    Yemen official: US drones kill 12 in three airstrikes

    The US has sharply escalated its drone war in Yemen, with military officials in the Arab country reporting 34 suspected al Qaeda militants killed in less than two weeks, including three strikes on Thursday alone in which a dozen died.

  • Pakistan families of US drone attack victims demand halt to strikes

    Pakistan families of US drone attack victims demand halt to strikes

    The families of Pakistani victims of US drone strikes today wrote to new Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif urging him to stop the campaign - by shooting the unmanned aircraft down if necessary.

  • Suspected US drones kill 7 al-Qaeda men in Yemen

    A Yemeni military official says suspected U.S. drone strikes have killed seven suspected al-Qaeda militants in the group's southern stronghold of Abyan.

  • Barack Obama plans shift on drone strikes and Guantanamo Bay

    Barack Obama plans shift on drone strikes and Guantanamo Bay

    President Barack Obama plans to open a new phase in the nation's long struggle with terrorism on Thursday by restricting the use of unmanned drone strikes that have been at the heart of his national security strategy and shifting control of them away...

  • New Pakistan government to hold firm on Taliban

    New Pakistan government to hold firm on Taliban

    Pakistan's Nawaz Sharif looks set to be a pragmatic ally of Washington, unlikely to end the war against Al Qaeda and the Taliban as he seeks to focus on fixing the economy.

  • Pakistan court declares US drone strikes as illegal

    Pakistan court declares US drone strikes as illegal

    US drone strikes on Al Qaeda and Taliban elements in Pakistan's lawless tribal belt are illegal, a top court declared on Thursday and directed the Foreign Ministry to move a resolution in the UN against such attacks.

  • US drone strikes kill four al Qaeda suspects: Yemen

    Two US drone strikes on Wednesday killed at least four suspected al Qaeda militants and destroyed the house of another in a mountainous area south of the capital, Sanaa, a Yemeni security official and witnesses said.

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