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Pentagon says French bombmaker killed in air strike in Syria

A French-born militant and explosives expert linked to al Qaeda was killed in a U.S.-led coalition air strike in Syria in July, the U.S. Defence Department said on Tuesday.

Sep 23, 2015, 00:53 AM IST

US airstrike kills leader of al Qaeda cell in Syria

 A US-led coalition air strike has killed a senior al-Qaeda leader in northern Syria who has been accused of plotting attacks against America and its allies, the Pentagon has said.

Jul 22, 2015, 10:19 AM IST

'Khorasan Group pose 'clear danger' to flights headed to US, Europe'

The Khorasan Group, an al Qaeda cell in Syria, is posing as a clear threat to the commercial flights to Europe and the United States, a top US aviation security official said on Friday.

Sep 27, 2014, 11:33 AM IST

US can`t confirm death of Khorasan leader: Susan Rice

US airstrikes in Syria have had an "important impact," US national security adviser Susan Rice said Wednesday, but it is unclear if they have killed the head of the Khorasan group, an al Qaeda offshoot.

Sep 24, 2014, 17:45 PM IST