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Five killed in Boko Haram ambush in NE Nigeria: sources

Three soldiers and two Islamists were dead after the insurgents opened fire on a Military vehicle convoy on Monday.

published on : 12th July 2017

US claims Syria strike, denies hitting mosque that left 46 dead on Friday

The US said it carried out an air strike in Syria against an Al-Qaeda meeting but denied hitting a mosque where a monitor said on Friday 46 people were killed.

published on : 18th March 2017

US kills 8 Qaeda in new day of raids: Yemeni officials

The attacks hit similar targets as on Thursday -- weapons caches, fighters and military equipment, the official said.

published on : 3rd March 2017

More than 20 US strikes targeted Al-Qaeda in Yemen: Pentagon

The strikes come barely a month after a controversial American commando raid against the jihadists that left multiple civilians dead and killed a US Navy SEAL.

published on : 3rd March 2017

Qaeda confirms coalition strike killed top leader in Syria

The killing of Masri, described by analysts as "jihadi royalty," could serve as a major security coup for US President Donald Trump early on his presidency. 

published on : 2nd March 2017

Pakistan plans to end separate status for 'tribal areas'

The proposals will now be forwarded to parliament which will be asked to pass a constitutional amendment to implement them.

published on : 2nd March 2017

Jets pound northwest Syria as Geneva talks continue

Separately, there were unconfirmed reports that a top al-Qaeda official was killed in an airstrike, also in Idlib.

published on : 28th February 2017

Syria jihadist infighting: 41 fighters executed

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the Jund al-Aqsa group had captured the fighters and shot them to death in the town of Khan Sheikhun on Monday.

published on : 17th February 2017

Al-Qaeda using US 'preoccupation' with IS to spread to India: Sources

"Al-Qaeda has never changed, and it still sees itself in what it conceives as an existential struggle against the West and against the United States in particular,"  a security expert said.

published on : 16th February 2017

Yemen suicide car bombing kills three: officials

The attack targeted a sports and culture club in the Huthi-controlled town of Radaa, he said, in the central province of Baida where Al-Qaeda fighters are present.

published on : 14th February 2017

Air strikes on Syrian ex-Qaeda branch in Idlib city kill 26: Sources

It was not immediately clear who carried out the raids.

published on : 7th February 2017

US strike killed over 100 Al-Qaeda fighters in Syria: Pentagon

The Pentagon said a US strike has killed more than 100 Al-Qaeda fighters at a training camp in northwestern Syria.

published on : 21st January 2017

More than 40 jihadists killed in north Syria air strikes

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said it could not immediately specify who carried out the strikes.

published on : 20th January 2017

Months before death, Bin Laden was worried about IS tactics, 'aging' Al-Qaeda: Documents

The latest release from the trove of documents found when Navy Seals stormed the Al-Qaeda chief's secret Pakistan compound and killed him in 2011.

published on : 20th January 2017

Al-Qaeda ally releases video showing Swiss hostage alive

Al-Qaeda's affiliate in North Africa released a new proof-of-life video of Swiss missionary Beatrice Stockly, held hostage in Mali by the group since last January.

published on : 11th January 2017
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