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Pakistan Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah targeted in US drone strike in Afghanistan

The US drone strike was conducted in Afghanistan's eastern Kunar province, targeting Maulana Fazlullah's hideout.

Jun 15, 2018, 08:52 AM IST

Pakistan Taliban says deputy chief killed in US drone strike

The deputy chief of the Pakistani Taliban has been killed in a US drone strike, the militant group said in a statement Monday, as Washington continues to intensify attacks along the Afghan border region.

Feb 13, 2018, 00:21 AM IST

Haqqani group terrorist, 2 others killed in US drone strike in Pakistan

A top terrorist of the Haqqani network along with two others were killed on Wednesday when a US drone struck a home near Pakistan's restive tribal Kurram agency bordering Afghanistan.

Jan 24, 2018, 15:00 PM IST

Pakistan decries drone strikes on its soil, as US considers more against Afghan Taliban taking shelter inside Pak

Pakistan on Thursday condemned drone strikes on its soil as violations of sovereignty, after U.S. officials suggested Washington might ramp them up against Afghan Taliban taking refuge inside Pakistan.

Jun 22, 2017, 21:29 PM IST

Islamic State claims attack on state TV station in Afghanistan

The Islamic State militant group claimed responsibility for a suicide attack on an Afghan state television station on Wednesday that killed at least six people as well as the attackers and wounded 24.


May 17, 2017, 19:46 PM IST

Suspected US drone strike targets Pakistani Taliban militants: Sources

A suspected U.S. drone strike killed several Pakistani Taliban militants in North Waziristan close to the Afghanistan border, one militant commander and multiple intelligence sources said on Thursday.

Apr 28, 2017, 21:51 PM IST

Pakistan PM orders border re-opening amid tense Afghanistan ties

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday ordered the re-opening of the two main border crossings to Afghanistan.

Mar 20, 2017, 15:51 PM IST

Afghanistan ISIS head Hafiz Saeed Khan killed in US drone strike

The head of Islamic State (ISIS) terrorist group in Afghanistan was killed in a US drone strike last month, the Pentagon said on Friday.

Aug 13, 2016, 08:36 AM IST

'Islamic State chief for Afghanistan, Pakistan killed in US drone strike'

The leader of Islamic State`s branch in Afghanistan and Pakistan has been killed in a US drone strike in an eastern Afghan province, the Afghan ambassador to Pakistan said on Friday.

Aug 12, 2016, 23:47 PM IST

16 Taliban militants killed in US drone strike

A senior Taliban leader named Mullah Jannat Gul along with 15 of his men were killed after a drone struck two vehicles on Saturday.

Jun 26, 2016, 12:29 PM IST

Shabaab says it executed six 'spies' in Somalia

The United States has in recent years launched numerous drone strikes against Shabaab leaders, including the strike that killed its chief.

Jun 11, 2016, 17:36 PM IST

Jihadi John still alive? His university seems to think so

Islamic State executioner Mohammed Emwazi, widely known as "Jihadi John", was presumed dead -- killed in a US drone strike. The jihadist`s former university and the Information Commissioner, however, have cast doubts on this assumption.

Jun 10, 2016, 21:35 PM IST

No confirmation of Taliban chief’s death: Nawaz Sharif

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that reports were still not confirmed that Taliban leader Mullah Mansour was killed during a US drone strike.

May 23, 2016, 09:36 AM IST

No confirmation of Taliban chief''s death: Nawaz Sharif

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that reports were still not confirmed that Taliban leader Mullah Mansour was killed during a US drone strike.

May 23, 2016, 07:39 AM IST

Taliban leader Mansour `likely killed` in US drone strike

Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour was targeted and "likely killed" Saturday in a US drone strike in a remote area of Pakistan along the Afghan border, a US official said.

May 22, 2016, 05:19 AM IST

Top Islamic State leader, in-charge of recruitment from India, killed in US drone strike: Report

 Mohammad Shafi Armar, alias Yousuf, was in-charge of IS recruitment in India.

Apr 25, 2016, 09:25 AM IST

'Jihadi John' killed? The right thing to do, says Cameron

British Prime Minister David Cameron has branded Mohammed Emwazi, alias "Jihadi John", a "barbaric murderer". 

Nov 13, 2015, 19:24 PM IST

Senior al Qaeda commander killed in an airstrike in Syria

Activists say a top commander in al Qaeda's Syrian affiliate has been killed in an airstrike.

Oct 17, 2015, 18:33 PM IST

Drone strike kills five Qaeda suspects in Yemen: Official

 A suspected US drone strike has killed five presumed members of Al-Qaeda in the jihadist network`s southeastern Yemeni stronghold, a local official said Wednesday.

Aug 12, 2015, 16:22 PM IST

US drone strike kills five militants in NW Pakistan

A US drone attack on a militant compound in a restive Pakistani tribal area Thursday killed at least five militants, security officials said.

Aug 07, 2015, 00:52 AM IST