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Senior al-Qaeda leader al-Masri killed

Senior al-Qaeda leader al-Masri killed

Afghan security forces have killed Abu Muhsin al-Masri, a senior al-Qaeda leader who was on the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Most Wanted Terrorists list, Afghanistan's National Directorate of Security (NDS) said Saturday

US drone strike kills 17 militants in NW Syria

US drone strike kills 17 militants in NW Syria

The US army said Thursday it carried out a drone strike against Al-Qaeda leaders in northwestern Syria near the Turkish border, killing 17 militants, according to a war monitor.

Al-Shabaab militants storm Somali military base, five soldiers dead

Al-Shabaab militants storm Somali military base, five soldiers dead

A pre-dawn raid by the terrorist group al-Shabaab on a military base in southern Somalia has left at least 18 people dead, officials told dpa on Sunday.

Regime advances after scrapping northwest Syria truce

Regime advances after scrapping northwest Syria truce

Regime loyalists captured a town and a village from militants and allied rebels in northwest Syria Wednesday, after fierce clashes that killed nearly 30 combatants overnight, a war monitor said.

Drone strike 'kills 4 Qaeda suspects' in Yemen

Drone strike 'kills 4 Qaeda suspects' in Yemen

A suspected US drone strike killed four alleged Al-Qaeda militants in central Yemen on Tuesday, a security official in the area said.

13 dead in Burkina Faso after suspected terrorist attack

13 dead in Burkina Faso after suspected terrorist attack

Thirteen people died when suspected jihadists attacked a village in central-northern Burkina Faso, triggering a deadly bout of ethnic violence, local sources and a security official said on Wednesday.

Thousands set to be evacuated from north-western Syria

Thousands set to be evacuated from north-western Syria

More than 100 buses headed early Wednesday to two towns in north-western Syria to evacuate thousands of people under a deal reached between an al-Qaeda-linked group and the Syrian government

80 nations to attend terror financing conference in Paris

80 nations to attend terror financing conference in Paris

Ministers from 80 countries and nearly 500 experts gather in Paris from Wednesday for a conference on combating the financing of terror groups such as Islamic State and al-Qaeda, French officials said.

Burkina Faso arrests key attack suspect, says source

Burkina Faso arrests key attack suspect, says source

Sunday saw further unrest when one person was shot dead after three people attempted to storm a roadblock in the early hours near the presidential compound, a government source said.

Drone kills 2 Qaeda suspects as Yemen troops launch assault

Drone kills 2 Qaeda suspects as Yemen troops launch assault

A US drone strike in central Yemen killed two suspected Al-Qaeda members on a motorbike including a local commander, a security official said Saturday.

Air strikes hit another hospital in Syria's Idlib

Air strikes hit another hospital in Syria's Idlib

Air strikes have hit a hospital in Syria's last province beyond government control, in the seventh such raid on a medical facility there by the regime or its ally Russia in two weeks, a monitor said on Thursday.

Bomb attack kills 9 in Syria Golan Heights village

Bomb attack kills 9 in Syria Golan Heights village

A suicide car bomb attack killed nine people in a government-held village in Syria's Golan Heights on Friday, state media said, reporting clashes between government forces and rebels afterwards.