Posts Tagged ‘Al-Qaeda’

US drone kills two Al-Qaeda-linked terrorists in south Libya

  • 24 March 2018 - 20:52
US drone kills two Al-Qaeda-linked terrorists in south Libya

A US drone has carried out an air raid on a house where Al-Qaeda affiliates were holding a meeting in southern Libyan city, Ubari.   The airstrike killed two militants leaving them burnt and with no heads, plus a destroyed house and cars nearby.   The revelation came...

IHS Jane: Arrests of Al-Qaeda-linked militants in Libya shows efforts of deploying terrorists in North Africa

  • 21 March 2018 - 10:50
IHS Jane: Arrests of Al-Qaeda-linked militants in Libya shows efforts of deploying terrorists in North Africa

The General Command of the eastern-based self-styled army led by Khalifa Haftar announced on 20 March that fighter aircraft had launched a number of airstrikes targeting two large groups of militants in southern Libya, without providing further details. The airstrikes came two days after the the...

Libyan eastern forces arrest 16 Al-Nusra Front foreign fighters in Kufra

  • 18 March 2018 - 15:52
Libyan eastern forces arrest 16 Al-Nusra Front foreign fighters in Kufra

Libya's eastern-based forces arrested 16 al-Qaida-linked foreign militants in the southern city of Kufra as they were trying to infiltrate into the country, said a statement late Saturday.   "The Counter-terrorism Department members managed to take down fighters of Al-Nusra...

US warns of grave consequences if AL-Qaeda controls Idlib in Syria

  • 3 August 2017 - 13:24
US warns of grave consequences if AL-Qaeda controls Idlib in Syria

The United States warned a takeover of rebel-held northwestern Idlib province by Syrian jihadists linked to a former al Qaeda affiliate would have grave consequences and make it difficult to dissuade Russia from renewing bombing that recently stopped. In an online letter posted late on...

US drone strike on Syria kills Al-Qaeda’s second man

  • 27 February 2017 - 14:36
US drone strike on Syria kills Al-Qaeda’s second man

Mirror.UK - Al-Qaeda's number two Abu al-Khayr al-Masri has been killed in a US drone strike in Syria, it is being reported. Also known as Ahmad Hasan Abu al-Khayr al-Masri, he served as a deputy to the terror group's leader, Ayman al-Zawahiri. The 59-year-old Egyptian's death was reported...