Drone strike kills four Qaeda suspects in Yemen

A drone strike in Yemen's south killed four Al-Qaeda suspects today, a local government official told AFP.

Drone strike kills five militants in northwest Pakistan

Two missiles slammed into a house in a village in the Datta Khel area in the border region of North Waziristan, security officials said, injuring two militants, besides the five dead. 

Pak court orders police to charge 2 ex-CIA officials

A Pakistani court ordered police to register a criminal case under terrorism act against two former CIA officials, including a station chief, for murder, conspiracy, and waging war against the country by carrying out drone strike.

Obama: US secures `long term` lease on Djibouti base

The United States secured long term access Monday to a military base in Djibouti that it uses to launch counter-terrorism missions, including drone strikes, in Yemen and the Horn of Africa.

Al-Qaeda threatens to hit back over Yemen drone strikes

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.

Drone kills 15 `Qaeda`, 3 civilians in Yemen: Security

A drone strike Saturday killed 15 Al-Qaeda suspects and three civilians in Yemen`s central Baida province, a stronghold of the extremist group, a security official said.

Lawsuit over American drone strikes dismissed by US judge

A federal judge on Friday dismissed a lawsuit filed against the US government by the families of three American citizens killed by US drones in Yemen, saying senior officials cannot be held personally responsible for money damages for the act of conducting war.

Two Al Qaeda men killed in US drone strike

A US drone strike killed two suspected Al Qaeda militants in Yemen`s northern province of al-Jawf Wednesday.

Kidnapped Pakistani drone activist reappears, says was tortured

A Pakistani anti-drone activist kidnapped from his home last week was tortured and interrogated before being dumped blindfolded on the outskirts of the capital early on Friday morning, his lawyer said.

US mulls strike against its citizen in Pakistan

For the first time since the US imposed restrictions on drone strikes, the Obama administration is debating whether to give the go ahead to a lethal strike against an American terror suspect hiding in Pakistan, a media report said.

US drone strike kills two in northwest Pakistan

A US drone strike targeting a militant compound killed at least two suspected insurgents in a restive Pakistani tribal region near the Afghan border on Friday, officials said.

Imran`s party accuses CIA director of murder over drone strike

The Tehrik-e-Insaaf Party (PTI) has written to the police in northwest Pakistan, identifying the alleged CIA station chief as Craig Osth and seeking his interrogation.

Pak conveys to US its `deep concerns` over drone strike

Pakistan on Friday said it has conveyed to the US its "deep concerns" over a rare drone strike outside the country`s tribal areas that killed at least six persons and demanded the halting of such attacks.

Eight killed in rare drone strike outside Pakistan`s tribal areas

At least eight persons, including three Haqqani network commanders, were killed on Thursday in a rare US drone strike outside Pakistan`s tribal belt, just a day after a top official said the US had agreed to halt such attacks during negotiations with militants.

US disputes Amnesty report on drones

The US has disputed a recent report by a prominent human rights group that by using drones it has acted contrary to international law.

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.

Drone strike kills al Shabaab commander in Somalia

Two al Shabaab militants, including a senior commander, were killed when their vehicle was hit by a drone strike in a Somalian town, witnesses said Monday.

Ex-PM Gilani denies his government approved US drone strikes

Former premier Yousuf Raza Gilani on Thursday denied a report that his government had approved US drone strikes in Pakistan`s tribal areas.

US defends drone strikes in Pakistan, Yemen

According to the report, the new directive appears to violate Article 24 of the Russian Constitution, which says personal information cannot be collected and stored without a citizen`s permission.

Pakistan tells UN at least 400 civilians killed by drone strikes

Pakistan has confirmed that of some 2,200 people killed by drone strikes in the past decade, at least 400 were civilians and an additional 200 victims were deemed "probable non-combatants," a U.N. human rights investigator said.