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UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 17, 2018, 1:37 p.m.

Al-Qaida bomb master killed in U.S. strike, officials say

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 …


Afghan official: US drone strike kills Pakistan Taliban chief

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.

Israel downs Iranian drone and strikes Syria, F-16 crashes

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.

Suicide attack on police station in Syrian capital kills 17

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 …


U.S. drone strike killed Islamic State leader in Afghanistan

U.S. officials say an American drone strike in July killed a top Islamic State group leader in Afghanistan.


Two drone strikes in Yemen killed 4 al-Qaida members, U.S. says

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.


A drone strike kills 3 al-Qaida suspects in Yemen

Security officials and tribesmen say that at least three suspected al-Qaida militants have been killed in a drone strike in southern Yemen.


US official: Al-Qaida No. 2 killed by US drone

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 …