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Drone Strike Kills Three Suspected Militants in Pakistan

Drone Strike Kills Three Suspected Militants in Pakistan

Erik Simonsen/Getty(ISLAMABAD) — A drone attack in northwestern Pakistan killed three alleged militants on Thursday.The strike consisted of two missiles that were fired at a compound in the Mir Ali area of North Waziristan.The attack comes a week afte…

Drone Strike Kills Top Taliban Commander in Pakistan

Drone Strike Kills Top Taliban Commander in Pakistan

JOEL SAGET/AFP/Getty Images(ISLAMABAD) — A top Taliban commander who targeted U.S. troops in Afghanistan was killed in an American drone strike in Pakistan along with nine of his comrades, intelligence and local sources confirm to ABC News. The Taliba…

Drone Strike Kills Four Suspected Militants in Pakistan

Drone Strike Kills Four Suspected Militants in Pakistan

Erik Simonsen/Getty(ISLAMABAD) — A drone attack in northwestern Pakistan killed four alleged militants on Friday.The strike consisted of two missiles that were fired at a compound in the Shawal area of North Waziristan.The identities of those killed w…

Militant Commander Likely Killed in Drone Strike, US Officials Say

Militant Commander Likely Killed in Drone Strike, US Officials Say

JOEL SAGET/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — U.S. officials on Thursday said that an American drone strike likely took out a top commander of a powerful militant group the U.S. says is responsible for deadly, high-profile terrorist attacks in Afghanistan.B…

Drone Attack in Pakistan Kills at Least Eight Suspected Militants

Drone Attack in Pakistan Kills at Least Eight Suspected Militants

File photo. Erik Simonsen/Getty(ISLAMABAD) — A drone strike in the Shawal area of North Waziristan killed at least eight alleged militants on Monday, according to initial reports.The six-missile offensive targeted a compound used by militants near Pa…

Family of Slain Cleric Anwar al-Awlaki Sues Leon Panetta, David Petraeus

Family of Slain Cleric Anwar al-Awlaki Sues Leon Panetta, David Petraeus

Tracy A. Woodward/The Washington Post/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The family of an al Qaeda member is suing Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and CIA Director David Petraeus for the drone attack that killed Muslim cleric Anwar al-Awlaki in Yemen last year.O…

Top Al Qaeda Leader, Militants Killed in US Drone Strike in Pakistan

Top Al Qaeda Leader, Militants Killed in US Drone Strike in Pakistan

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(ISLAMABAD) — A top al Qaeda leader and longtime Osama Bin Laden confidant with a $1 million price tag on his head was targeted in a U.S. drone strike Monday morning in Pakistan, according to a senior U.S. official. Pakistan offi…

Suspected Militants in Pakistan Killed in Drone Strike

Suspected Militants in Pakistan Killed in Drone Strike

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(ISLAMABAD) — At least 10 alleged militants were killed Thursday in a drone strike in northwest Pakistan, according to local officials.Two missiles were fired on a compound in the Mir Ali area of North Waziristan.Thursday’s attac…

Drone Strike Kills Suspected Militants in Northwest Pakistan

Drone Strike Kills Suspected Militants in Northwest Pakistan

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(ISLAMABAD) — A two-missile attack on a compound in northwestern Pakistan killed four alleged militants, according to preliminary reports.The identities of those killed in Tuesday’s air strike were not immediately known.This late…

US Escalates Drone War on Al Qaeda in Yemen

US Escalates Drone War on Al Qaeda in Yemen

JOEL SAGET/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The United States is intensifying its strikes in Yemen and increasing its presence there as it pursues al Qaeda.Two suspected U.S. drone strikes killed 11 suspected al Qaeda militants in southern Yemen last Sa…

Pakistan Again Calling for End to US Drone Strikes

Pakistan Again Calling for End to US Drone Strikes

Stocktrek Images/Getty Images(ISLAMABAD) — As relations between Washington and Islamabad are close to bottoming out, Pakistan is again demanding that the U.S. cease all drone strikes in its territory, claiming they are a violation of national sovereig…

CIA Drone Strike Kills Al Qaeda Leader

CIA Drone Strike Kills Al Qaeda Leader

File photo. (Stocktrek Images/Getty Images)(WASHINGTON) — Yemen has confirmed that a top member of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula was killed in a weekend airstrike that U.S. officials say was conducted by the CIA, another sign that the U.S. drone c…

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