Stories tagged: drone strike
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 17, 2018, 1:37 p.m.
Al-Qaida’s chief bomb maker, Ibrahim al-Asiri, who was behind the 2009 Christmas Day plot to down an airliner over Detroit and other foiled aviation-related terror attacks, was killed in a …
Fri., June 15, 2018, 12:36 p.m.
A U.S. drone strike in northeastern Kunar province killed Pakistan Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah, the insurgent leader who ordered the assassination of Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, an Afghan …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 10, 2018, 4:47 p.m.
In its most serious engagement in neighboring Syria since fighting there began in 2011, Israel shot down an infiltrating Iranian drone Saturday and struck Iranian targets deep in Syria before …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 2, 2017, 10:39 a.m.
Two suicide bombers stormed a police station in the Syrian capital on Monday, killing at least 17 civilians and police, state TV reported, while a drone strike in eastern Syria …
Fri., Aug. 12, 2016, 2:14 p.m.
U.S. officials say an American drone strike in July killed a top Islamic State group leader in Afghanistan.
Fri., July 8, 2016, 12:16 p.m.
The U.S. Central Command says the military has conducted two counterterrorism airstrikes targeting al-Qaida’s branch in southern Yemen this month, killing four al-Qaida operatives.
Sat., July 2, 2016
Security officials and tribesmen say that at least three suspected al-Qaida militants have been killed in a drone strike in southern Yemen.
Tue., June 5, 2012, 11:37 a.m.
A U.S. drone strike has killed al-Qaida’s second-in-command, an American official said Tuesday, a significant blow to the terror network that has lost a string of top leaders since the …