Charlie Savage and Peter Baker, The New York Times | Thursday May 23, 2013
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...
Agence France-Presse | Monday May 20, 2013
An apparent US drone strike killed two suspected Al Qaeda militants in central Yemen on Monday, a local official said.
Associated Press | Sunday May 19, 2013
A suspected US drone strike killed four al Qaida militants on Saturday in a southern Yemeni province once overrun by the group, according to security officials.
Agence France-Presse | Monday May 13, 2013
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.
Press Trust of India | Thursday May 9, 2013
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.
Associated Press | Thursday April 18, 2013
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.
Press Trust of India | Friday April 12, 2013
Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has acknowledged that his regime had secretly cleared drone strikes by the US, the first such admission by a serving or retired Pakistani official.
Press Trust of India | Friday March 15, 2013
A UN special rapporteur investigating US drone strikes has concluded after a secret trip to Pakistan that the attacks by CIA-operated spy planes violate the country's sovereignty.
Press Trust of India | Sunday March 10, 2013
A US drone targeted a compound in the restive North Waziristan tribal region of Pakistan today, killing at least two persons, security officials said.
Agence France-Presse | Wednesday February 27, 2013
President Barack Obama's administration is looking at easing the secrecy around the drone war against Al Qaeda by shifting control for some air strikes from the CIA to the US military, officials say.
Associated Press | Friday February 22, 2013
One of the last things the bearded fighters did before leaving this city was to drive to the market where traders lay their carpets out in the sand.
Agence France Presse | Tuesday February 12, 2013
A drone strike in the eastern Yemeni province of Shabwa last month killed the top religious cleric for Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, a source close to AQAP said on Tuesday.
Agence France-Presse | Thursday February 7, 2013
In a reversal, President Barack Obama will allow lawmakers access to secret documents outlining the legal justification for drone strikes that kill US citizens abroad who conspire with Al Qaeda.
Agence France Presse | Thursday February 7, 2013
In a reversal, President Barack Obama will hand lawmakers classified documents outlining the legal justification for drone strikes which kill US citizens abroad who are conspiring with Al Qaeda.
Associated Press | Wednesday February 6, 2013
The CIA conducts lethal drone strikes against al Qaeda militants inside Yemen from a remote base in Saudi Arabia, including the strike that killed the U.S.-born al Qaeda operative Anwar al-Awlaki.