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Al Qaeda No. 2 dies in US drone strike in Pakistan


A U.S. drone strike in northwest Pakistan has killed Al-Qaeda's second-in-command, officials from both countries confirmed on Tuesday, the most significant victory so far in the controversial bombing campaign and the biggest setback to the terror network since the death of Osama bin Laden.

Drone attacks against al-Qaeda will continue in Pakistan: US


Ignoring Pakistan's protests, the US on Wednesday said the drone attacks against al-Qaeda will continue in that country with which it has 'often frustrating' and 'desperate' relationship.

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US drone strike targets Al-Qaeda No. 2: Reports


Al-Qaeda's second-in-command Abu Yahya al-Libi was the target of a US drone strike that killed 15 people in Pakistan's lawless tribal belt on Monday, US media reported.

US officials confirmed to The

Top Al-Qaeda strategist may have been killed in Pakistan


Abu Yahya al-Libi, one of al-Qaeda's top strategists and seen as the most prominent figure in the network after leader Ayman al Zawahri, may have been killed in a drone strike in northwest Pakistan, P

Attack on US base kills 14 in Afghanistan: NATO

A suicide truck bomber attacked a US-run base on Friday, sparking clashes that killed up to 14 people in eastern Afghanistan near the Pakistani border, officials said.

NATO's US-led International Sec

Afghan parliament approves US strategic pact


Afghanistan's parliament on Saturday voted by an overwhelming majority to ratify a strategic partnership agreement with the United States signed earlier this month, lawmakers said.

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33 killed in fighting between Yemen army, Qaeda

Thirty-three people, including six soldiers, were killed in Saturday clashes between Al-Qaeda and the army in southern Yemen as troops advanced towards the Abyan provincial capital Zinjibar, military

Clinton: US hacked Yemeni al-Qaeda sites


The State Department has launched a different sort of raid against al-Qaeda — hacking into al-Qaeda websites in Yemen.

In a rare public admission of the covert cyber war against extremists, Secretary

96 killed as Yemen soldier turns bomber: Medics

A Yemeni soldier packing powerful explosives under his uniform blew himself up in the middle of an army battalion in Sanaa on Monday, killing 96 troops and wounding around 300, a military official and

NATO summit to decide on next steps in Afghan transition: US


The NATO Summit, which begins over the weekend in Chicago, will focus on Afghanistan, in particular on the next steps of transition and the post 2014 Afghanistan, a top White House official has said.

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