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Jun 05 2012
U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan continue to escalate.
Officials say al Qaeda's second in command was the target of the latest strike in the North Waziristan region Monday.
Abu Yahia al-Libi is thought to have been in the house that was hit, but it's still uncertain if he was killed.
Pakistani officials say at least 15 people were killed in the airstrike, one of several inCBN
Sep 27 2012
First, it was a random mob upset about a video that spun out of control. Then, it was a planned attack because of a video, but not planned far in advance.Townhall
Oct 24 2012
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Nov 16 2023
What’s behind the raid of Gaza’s largest hospital by Israeli forces? While hundreds of sick and wounded Palestinians are actively seeking shelter at al-Shifa Hospital in Gaza, Israeli forces have launched a full-scale military raid. We ask what, if anything, is under the hospital, and as global outcry for a ceasefire grows louder, what will it take for the fighting to end? This episode wasAl Jazeera
Nov 15 2023
Early Wednesday morning, Israel’s military announced it launched a “targeted” operation against Hamas inside Gaza’s Al-Shifa hospital. Hamas and hospital officials deny Israel’s claims that Hamas is operating a command center under the complex. Meanwhile, international outrage is growing as conditions inside the hospital deteriorate. In this episode, CNN International Diplomatic Editor NicCNN (Online News)
Aug 01 2022
Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle praised the White House on Monday after it was announced that the leader of al Qaeda, Ayman al-Zawahiri, had been killed by a drone strike in Afghanistan.
Republicans and Democrats alike were quick to commend President Biden for taking action against the 71-year-old terrorist. Zawahiri, a one-time surgeon, had led al Qaeda since the 2011 death ofFox News (Online News)
Aug 04 2022
Drone Strike That Killed al Qaeda Leader Ayman al-Zawahiri Raises Tactical Questions on Threat From Afghanistan
The CIA drone strike that killed al Qaeda’s leader over the weekend demonstrates potent U.S. capabilities to target individual terror chieftains, but leaves unanswered the question of whether Washington can remotely thwart plots in Afghanistan before they become a threat.
Senior U.S. officials said that Ayman al-Zawahiri, who was killed in a strike in Kabul on Sunday morning by HellfireWall Street Journal (News)
Jul 25 2018
The Middle East Forum has discovered that the Obama administration approved a grant of $200,000 of taxpayer money to an al-Qaeda affiliate in Sudan — a decade after the U.S. Treasury designated it as a terrorist-financing organization. More stunningly, government officials specifically authorized the release of at least $115,000 of this grant even after learning that it was a designated terrorNational Review (News)
Nov 20 2015
U.S. and European counterterrorism officials believe Islamic State has changed its operational tactics by borrowing from al Qaeda’s playbook, deploying trusted lieutenants to engineer larger, more coordinated plots against the West.Wall Street Journal (News)