US drones killed 50 militants of al-Qaeda's Indian branch

 About 50 militants of al-Qaeda's Indian branch, including two senior leaders, have been killed in US drone strikes over the past few months, the outfit said on Sunday.

US proposes new rules regulating drone use

US aviation regulators unveiled sweeping new guidelines Sunday governing the use of small unmanned drones, proposing that the devices can only fly in daylight, must remain within users` sightlines and cannot fly near manned aircraft.

Libya resists Western intervention, as French watch border

France's president says French troops south of Libya are ready to strike extremists crossing the border, but the speaker of Libya's internationally recognized parliament spoke out on Monday against any Western military intervention in his country.

US drone strike kills six suspected militants in northwest Pakistan: Officials

A US drone strike killed six suspected militants in northwestern Pakistan, security officials said on Friday, as al Qaeda said two members of the group had been killed in a previous strike.

US drone strike kills four militants in NW Pakistan

A US drone strike killed at least four militants in Pakistan`s restive tribal region near the Afghan border, security officials said Thursday.

Pakistan seeks end to US drone strikes

 Pakistan`s Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has urged the US to stop drone strikes inside Pakistani territory, a media report said Wednesday.

Yemen names new PM, who is rejected by rebels

 Yemen`s president named his chief of staff as premier Tuesday, a move rejected by Shiite rebels who overran the capital two weeks ago and whose departure the move was meant to have hastened.

US drones kill eight militants in NW Pakistan: Officials

US drones Wednesday fired missiles at a compound and vehicle and killed at least eight militants in a restive Pakistani tribal area bordering Afghanistan, officials said.

Eight militants killed in US drone attack in Pakistan

At least eight militants were killed Saturday in a US drone attack in Pakistan`s North Waziristan region.

US drones over Baghdad as Iraq battles for Tikrit

The United States confirmed today it was flying armed drones over Baghdad to defend Americans, as Iraqi forces fought for a strategic university and launched air strikes in militant-held Tikrit.

`As Pakistan pursues Taliban peace talks, US scales back drone strikes`

The recent lull in drone strikes by the US since last December came after Hakimullah Mehsud was killed in November.

US names drone testing sites

US aviation regulators on Monday released the names of sites picked to test civilian drones whose slated 2015 debut over American skies has sparked privacy concerns. 

Nine dead, including three soldiers, in Yemen clashes

Nine people, including three soldiers, were killed on Monday when clashes broke out in southeastern Yemen`s rugged Hadramawt region, officials said.

The $120,000 farmhouse where Pakistan Taliban chief died

With marble floors, lush green lawns and a towering minaret, the $120,000 farm where feared Pakistani Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud died in a US drone strike was no grubby mountain cave.

Drone strike kills 3 in Pakistan

The US drone campaign is an emotional issue in Pakistan.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif raised the drone strikes with US President Barack Obama during their meeting on October 23.

2,160 militants, 67 civilians killed in US drone strikes: Pak

Amid debates over legality of the controversial US drone strikes, Pakistan on Wednesday said over 2,100 militants and 67 civilians have been killed in the attacks by unmanned CIA spy planes in the country`s restive tribal areas.

US lawmaker says drone strikes in Pak could end, if govt wants

A United States lawmaker has said that drone strikes in Pakistan could end the next day, if the country wanted, claiming that no such attacks take place without the approval of its government.

Yemenis fear US missile attacks as much as al Qaeda: Human Rights Watch

The missile attacks carried out by the US in a bid to target terrorists in Yemen, also killed many civilians and hence the civilians fear America as much as the al Qaeda, a report released by Human Rights Watch said.

NASA sends drones to track hurricanes` secrets

A pair of converted military drones are the US space agency`s newest tools for tracking hurricanes and tropical storms, with the aim of improving forecasters` ability to predict them.

Al Qaeda engineers in Pakistan developing counter-drone system

Pakistan-based al Qaeda engineers are making several efforts including developing a laser warning system and shoulder-fired missiles to counter American drones, according to a report.