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10 dead in Yemen-Saudi border post attack: Officials

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 03:03

An attempt by Al-Qaeda militants to infiltrate Saudi Arabia from Yemen left five security officers dead on the two sides of the border, along with five assailants, officials have said.

Pakistan launches long-awaited offensive in troubled tribal region

Last Updated: Sunday, June 15, 2014, 22:10

Pakistan`s military said it had launched a long-awaited ground offensive to eliminate Taliban and Al-Qaeda militants from the troubled North Waziristan tribal region a week after a brazen insurgent attack on Karachi`s airport.

Two Al Qaeda militants killed in Yemen

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014, 15:56

Yemeni security forces clashed with suspected Al Qaeda gunmen at a military checkpoint in the southeastern province of Hadramout Wednesday, killing two terrorists and detaining four others, a government official said.

Seven `Qaeda`, soldier killed in Yemen clashes: Officials

Last Updated: Saturday, May 17, 2014, 22:09

Yemeni forces killed seven al Qaeda militants in separate clashes today while a soldier died in a firefight as the army pressed an offensive against jihadists, officials said.

Al-Qaeda threatens to hit back over Yemen drone strikes

Last Updated: Friday, May 02, 2014, 18:39

Al-Qaeda in Yemen threatened on Friday to hit back at the authorities after a wave of deadly drone attacks in the latest government offensive against the jihadists.

Yemen army kills 6 Al-Qaeda militants, assault begins to clear remaining

Last Updated: Thursday, May 01, 2014, 18:29

Yemeni troops backed by aircraft killed six suspected Al-Qaeda militants as they pressed a ground offensive in the south, the defence ministry said on Thursday.

Drone attacks kill dozens of Qaeda suspects in Yemen

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 21:08

Weekend drone strikes in Yemen killed more than 40 suspected al Qaeda militants, including 30 on Sunday, days after the jihadist network`s Arabian Peninsula offshoot vowed to fight against Western "crusaders".

45 killed in fresh Iraq violence

Last Updated: Sunday, January 26, 2014, 00:17

A total of 45 people were killed and 54 wounded in a string of attacks in different parts of Iraq Saturday, including shelling and clashes in the volatile Anbar province, security and medical sources said.

Blast in NW Pakistan: Four militants killed

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 20:09

At least four suspected militants were killed in the lawless North Waziristan region of Pakistan on Tuesday when explosives they were trying to fit to a vehicle went off.

Al Qaeda militants bomb oil pipeline in Yemen

Last Updated: Monday, November 04, 2013, 17:19

Suspected Al Qaeda militants blew up an oil pipeline in Shabwa province of Yemen Monday, causing an oil leak and sending black smoke billowing into the sky, an official said.

Four French hostages freed after three-year kidnap ordeal in Niger

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 13:38

Hollande was to greet the quartet on their arrival at an airport outside Paris after what he called "three years of suffering for the families who lived through a nightmare".

Al Qaeda-affiliated militia men killed in Libya

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 23:35

Seven members of the al Qaeda-affiliated militia Ansar Al Sharia died in Libya`s Sirte in an explosion Monday, Libyan Deputy Defence Minister Khaled Al Sharif said Tuesday.