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Iran says it will respond firmly to any US threat: Report

 Iran will firmly confront any aggression or threat by America," he told Tasnim.

Jun 22, 2019, 12:50 PM IST

US CENTCOM releases video of Iran shooting down its RQ-4A Global Hawk drone

The incident almost resulted in a retaliatory strike by the US military but President Donald Trump pulled the plug on the attack just 10 minutes before it was to take place. 

Jun 22, 2019, 12:01 PM IST

US airstrike kills five Al Qaeda militants in Yemen

At least five militants of the Yemen-based Al Qaeda branch were killed when a US drone strike hit their vehicle in the country's central province of al-Bayda on Thursday, a security official told Xinhua.

Oct 20, 2017, 08:19 AM IST

Suspected US drone strikes kill 26 on Pakistan: Afghanistan frontier

A second suspected U.S. drone strike on Tuesday killed six people on the mountainous Pakistan-Afghanistan border, after a strike a day earlier that killed 20, government and militant sources said. 

Oct 17, 2017, 19:18 PM IST

British jihadi 'White Widow' killed by US drone: Report

  Sally Jones, a British jihadi who recruited online for the Islamic State group, has been killed in Syria by a U.S. drone along with her 12-year-old son, The Sun newspaper reported on Thursday.

Oct 12, 2017, 21:50 PM IST

US drone strikes al-Qaida vehicle in Yemen, kills three

At least three militants of the Yemen-based al-Qaida branch were killed after an unmanned US plane fired a missile at a running vehicle in Shabwa province, a military official said.

Jun 17, 2017, 09:35 AM IST

Head of Islamic State in Afghanistan confirmed killed

The US military statement said 35 Islamic State fighters and several high-ranking commanders were killed in the April 27 raid.

May 08, 2017, 10:11 AM IST

US says China has returned seized sea drone

A Chinese naval vessel seized the probe around 50 nautical miles northwest of Subic Bay in the Philippines last week.

Dec 20, 2016, 12:49 PM IST

China says it has handed over US drone taken in South China Sea

China has returned a US underwater drone taken by a Chinese naval vessel in the disputed South China Sea last week after what China`s Defence Ministry said were "friendly" talks between the two countries.

Dec 20, 2016, 11:49 AM IST

How al Qaeda radicalises youth and trains them, reveals arrested militant leader

AQIS was established by al Qaeda in 2014 to spread its wings in South Asia. 

Jun 26, 2016, 17:11 PM IST

US drone strike affected Afghan peace process, says Pakistan

The US drone strike which killed Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansoor not only undermined relations with Pakistan but also affected the ongoing Afghan peace process, Pakistan's top foreign advisor said here on Thursday.

Jun 03, 2016, 00:40 AM IST

'Drone strike kills 6 al Qaeda suspects in Yemen'

An air strike believed to have been carried out by a US drone has killed six al Qaeda suspects in south Yemen, a security official said Thursday.

Feb 04, 2016, 12:38 PM IST

Leading Algerian jihadist killed in Syria in May: French official

 Leading Algerian jihadist Said Arif was killed in Syria in May by a US drone, French officials speaking on condition of anonymity told AFP on Thursday.

Sep 17, 2015, 17:19 PM IST

Four Qaeda suspects killed by `US drone` in Yemen: Official

 Four suspected Al-Qaeda militants were killed overnight in an apparent US drone strike in Mukalla, the southern Yemeni city that the extremist group overran in April, a local official said Sunday.

Aug 23, 2015, 13:28 PM IST

US bombs IS Syria target from Turkey for first time

The United States on Wednesday launched its first airstrike from Turkey on an Islamic State target in Syria, as Ankara vowed it was ready to step up its own fight against jihadists.


Aug 06, 2015, 07:40 AM IST

Drone strike kills 5 Qaeda suspects in Yemen: Official

A suspected US drone strike killed five presumed members of Al-Qaeda in southern Yemen, a local official said today.

Jul 30, 2015, 14:50 PM IST

Somalia`s Shebab kill at least six in Mogadishu hotel car bombing

 Somalia`s Shebab insurgents killed at least six people Sunday in a huge car bomb attack on a heavily guarded hotel in the capital Mogadishu that is also home to several diplomatic missions, officials and witnesses said.

Jul 27, 2015, 04:45 AM IST

Four militants killed in US drone attack in Pak's northwest

 A US drone targeted and destroyed a vehicle in which militants were travelling, killing four terrorists in Pakistan's restive North Waziristan tribal region, officials said today.

Jun 02, 2015, 13:00 PM IST

US drone strike kills four in Pakistan

At least four people were killed during a US drone strike in Pakistan's north-west tribal area of North Waziristan on Monday night, a media report said.

Jun 02, 2015, 00:40 AM IST

Drone strike kills five suspected militants in northwest Pakistan

A US drone strike in Pakistan`s northwestern Shawal Valley has killed at least five militants, three Pakistani intelligence sources said on Tuesday. 

May 19, 2015, 11:51 AM IST