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  • U.S. believes drone strike in Yemen killed leader of Al Qaeda affiliate

    U.S. believes drone strike in Yemen killed leader of Al Qaeda affiliate
    U.S. authorities believe a drone strike has killed the leader of Al Qaeda’s feared affiliate in Yemen, a group that has repeatedly sought to launch ambitious attacks on or over American soil, a U.S. counter-terrorism official said Monday. Naser...
  • Al Qaeda confirms death of No.2 leader, names replacement

    Al Qaeda confirms death of No.2 leader, names replacement
    Al Qaeda on Tuesday confirmed that Naser Abdel-Karim Wahishi, its No. 2 figure and leader of its powerful Yemeni affiliate, was killed in a U.S. strike that was the harshest blow to the global militant network since the killing of Osama bin Laden. In...
  • US working to verify evidence Yemen al-Qaida leader killed

    U.S. intelligence agencies were working Monday night to verify the strong possibility that al-Qaida's No. 2 figure, the leader of its virulent Yemen offshoot, has been killed, intelligence officials said. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity...
  • Al-Qaida's No. 2 figure killed in U.S. strike in Yemen

    Al-Qaida's No. 2 figure killed in U.S. strike in Yemen
    A U.S. airstrike has killed Al-Qaida's No. 2 leader, who commanded its powerful Yemeni affiliate, dealing the global network its biggest blow since the killing of Osama bin Laden and eliminating a charismatic leader at a time when it is vying with the...
  • Al-Qaida leader's death renews debate: Do targeted killings make a difference?

    WASHINGTON The death in a U.S. drone attack of al-Qaida's Yemen-based second in command, coupled with the possible killing of a top extremist in Libya in a similar strike, has added fresh fuel to the debate among U.S. officials and terrorism experts about...
  • AP News in Brief at 9:58 p.m. EDT

    The Latest: LeBron James, Cavaliers cut into Warriors' double-digit lead in the 2nd quarter The Latest from Game 6 of the NBA Finals (all times local): 9:53 p.m. Cavaliers fans were told between quarters that there was no reason to panic, that this was...
  • Delegation including Houthi rebels arrives for Yemen talks

    Fighting in Yemen raged on Tuesday, with dozens reported killed even as the country's Shiite Houthi rebels arrived in Geneva for U.N.-brokered peace talks. U.N. figures reported an increasing number of civilians killed in a conflict that is showing little...
  • Al-Qaida's No. 2 leader killed in US strike in Yemen

    A U.S. airstrike has killed al-Qaida's second-most-powerful figure, the head of its Yemeni branch, dealing the terror network its biggest blow since the killing of Osama bin Laden at a time when it is vying with the Islamic State group for the mantle of...
  • U.S. intelligence confirms death of Al Qaeda's second-in-command

    U.S. intelligence confirms death of Al Qaeda's second-in-command
    U.S. intelligence has confirmed that a CIA drone strike has killed the founder and leader of Al Qaeda’s feared affiliate in Yemen, a significant setback to a group that has repeatedly sought to launch audacious attacks against America, U.S....
  • Al-Qaida kills 2 alleged spies after Yemen leader killed

    Al-Qaida militants in Yemen killed two men accused of spying for the U.S. and hung their bodies off a bridge on Wednesday, a day after the jihadi group announced the death of its leader in an American drone strike. Witnesses said al-Qaida gunmen in the...
  • Al Qaeda reportedly executes 2 accused spies in Yemen after U.S. attack

    Al Qaeda reportedly executes 2 accused spies in Yemen after U.S. attack
    The retribution was gruesome — and not long in coming. A day after Al Qaeda’s affiliate in Yemen confirmed the death of a former senior lieutenant of Osama bin Laden in an apparent U.S. drone strike, online images surfaced of two accused...