NORTH WAZIRISTAN: A suspected U.S. drone strike killed several Pakistani Taliban militants in North Waziristan close to the Afghanistan border, a regional government official and an Islamist militant said on Thursday. If confirmed, the air strike, which happened on Wednesday, would be only the second drone attack inside the Pakistani territory since U.S. President Donald Trump took office in January. Kamran Afridi, a senior regional official in the tribal region of North Waziristan, told Reuters in a text message a…
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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, Mullah Akhtar Mansour, as killed in a US drone strike.
ISLAMABAD: Advisor on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz on Thursday said Pakistan would strongly raise the issue of US drone strike in Nushki at the International Human Rights Council meeting later this month.
ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office of Pakistan on Sunday denounced the US drone strike, suspected to have killed the Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour, as a violation of its air space and said Pakistani leadership was informed this on late Saturday after the drone strike was carried out.
KABUL: Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour was targeted and "likely killed" Saturday in a US drone strike in a remote area of Pakistan along the Afghan border, a US official said.
ADEN: An air strike believed to have been carried out by a US drone in south yemen on Thursday killed a prominent chief of Al-Qaeda's branch in the war-torn country, a family member said.