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.

'57 dead' in first US raid on Qaeda in Yemen under Trump

'57 dead' in first US raid on Qaeda in Yemen under Trump

A US raid in Yemen killed 41 suspected Al-Qaeda militants and 16 civilians on Sunday, an official said, in what would be America's first military action in the country under President Donald Trump.

Three Yemeni soldiers killed in offensive against al Qaeda

Three Yemeni soldiers killed in offensive against al Qaeda

At least three soldiers were killed in clashes with al Qaeda militants in southern Yemen in an operation launched by the internationally recognised government of President Abd-Rabu Mansour Hadi, security sources said.

Suicide bomber kills 43 soldiers in Aden

Suicide bomber kills 43 soldiers in Aden

A suicide bomber killed at least 43 soldiers in the southern Yemeni port city of Aden on Sunday, officials there said, a week after an attack by the militant Islamic State group killed 50 troops nearby.

Pakistan 'war on terror' has cost $118bn: state bank

Pakistan 'war on terror' has cost $118bn: state bank

Pakistan's "war on terror" has cost the developing country a whopping $118bn so far, a new central bank report has said, an amount equivalent to well over one third of its gross domestic product.

Prominent Egyptian al Qaeda figure killed in Syria

Prominent Egyptian al Qaeda figure killed in Syria

A leading Egyptian al Qaeda figure who joined its Syrian offshoot the Nusra Front and became a prominent figure in the militant group was killed in a drone attack in rebel-held Idlib province, two jihadist sources said on Monday.

US drone strike in Yemen 'kills two Qaeda men'

US drone strike in Yemen 'kills two Qaeda men'

A US drone attack in Yemen killed two suspected Al-Qaeda members in their vehicle on Saturday in Marib province east of the capital Sanaa, a local official said.

Al Qaeda leader pledges allegiance to new Taliban leader

Al Qaeda leader pledges allegiance to new Taliban leader

Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri, in an online audio message, pledged allegiance to the new head of the Afghan Taliban, who was appointed last month after his predecessor was killed in a US drone strike.

Thirteen militants killed in southern Yemen raid

Thirteen militants killed in southern Yemen raid

Yemeni troops killed 13 militants in a raid on a house outside the southern city of Mukalla on Sunday in which two soldiers also died, the army said ...

Bangladesh arrests Islamist militant over killing of professor

Bangladesh arrests Islamist militant over killing of professor

Bangladesh police have arrested an Islamist militant charged with the murder of a professor amid a surge in deadly attacks against liberal activists and other minorities, a senior officer said.

Bombs kill 37 Yemen police in former Qaeda bastion

Bombs kill 37 Yemen police in former Qaeda bastion

A suicide bombing claimed by the Islamic State group and a second attack killed 37 police on Sunday in the Yemeni port of Mukalla where a year of Al Qaeda rule was ended just last month, medics said.

Three journalists return to Spain after Syria kidnapping

Three journalists return to Spain after Syria kidnapping

Three Spanish journalists who had been held hostage in Syria by an Al Qaeda-linked group returned on Sunday to Madrid where they were welcomed by overjoyed family members after nearly a year in captivity.