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Car bomb attack wounds Turkish contractors, police near Somali capital

Car bomb attack wounds Turkish contractors, police near Somali capital

Somali insurgents linked to al Qaeda claimed responsibility for a car bombing on Saturday that wounded at least 15 people in Afgoye, northwest of the capital Mogadishu.

Six suspected al Qaeda militants killed in Yemen drone strike

Six suspected al Qaeda militants killed in Yemen drone strike

Six suspected al Qaeda militants were killed in a drone strike in central Yemen on Sunday, local security officials and residents said.

Qatar is taking strong steps to fight terror: US

Qatar is taking strong steps to fight terror: US

Qatar has taken very strong steps in recent months to assist the international community and the US in their campaign against IS, Al Qaeda and other transnational terrorist groups, a senior official from the US Department of State has said.

US mounts air strike against al Shabaab militants in Somalia

US mounts air strike against al Shabaab militants in Somalia

The United States military has carried out an air strike in Somalia against al Shabaab, an al Qaeda-linked Islamist insurgency that wants to topple the UN-backed government, the US Africa Command said on Wednesday.

New al Qaeda-linked group claims responsibility for major Egypt attack

New al Qaeda-linked group claims responsibility for major Egypt attack

A previously unknown militant group with links to al Qaeda claimed responsibility on Friday for an attack in Egypt's Western Desert that killed at least 16 policemen two weeks ago, announcing the start of a holy war against the Egyptian state.

Drone kills seven suspected al Qaeda members in Yemen

Drone kills seven suspected al Qaeda members in Yemen

Seven suspected al Qaeda militants were killed by a drone strike in central Yemen on Wednesday, residents and local officials said.

US-backed Yemeni troops push al Qaeda from southern province

US-backed Yemeni troops push al Qaeda from southern province

Yemeni troops and armour have pushed al Qaeda militants out of main cities in Shabwa, residents said on Friday, regaining government control over the southern province for the first time in years.

Five soldiers killed in attack on Yemeni security checkpoint

Five soldiers killed in attack on Yemeni security checkpoint

Five government soldiers were killed in war-ravaged Yemen on Sunday in an attack by unknown gunmen, local security sources said.

US forces kill seven Al-Qaeda militants in Yemen raid

US forces kill seven Al-Qaeda militants in Yemen raid

US forces have carried out a ground raid on an Al-Qaeda compound in Yemen, killing seven militants, the Pentagon said late on Monday.

Pentagon denies striking mosque in Syria

Pentagon denies striking mosque in Syria

The Pentagon on Friday denied that it had targeted a mosque in the Western Syrian province of Aleppo, saying that it had carried out a strike against an al Qaeda meeting place and believed that it had killed dozens of militants.

Suspected US drones hit al Qaeda targets in Yemen

Suspected US drones hit al Qaeda targets in Yemen

Suspected US drones fired missiles at al Qaeda targets in two separate attacks in Yemen on Monday, residents said, extending several days of US strikes against the militants.

US drones target two suspected al Qaeda militants in Yemen

US drones target two suspected al Qaeda militants in Yemen

A suspected US drone strike killed two men believed to be al Qaeda militants in central Yemen, local officials said early on Monday, hours after American commandos carried out the first military operation authorized by President Donald Trump.