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  • Pakistan: U.S. drone kills senior al Qaeda leader

    A U.S. drone strike has killed a senior al Qaeda leader in Pakistan's tribal region near the Afghan border, Pakistani intelligence officials said, in the latest blow to the Islamic militant network.

  • In the Pakistani tribal regions, such as South Waziristan, that harbor al Qaeda and other jihadist groups, militants from Central Asia, China, Turkey and even Germany are growing in number, eclipsing Arabs, say intelligence officials, analysts and residents of the region. (Associated Press)

    Uighurs, Uzbeks supplant Arabs as jihadis in Pakistan’s lawless areas

    In the Pakistani tribal regions that harbor al Qaeda and a caldron of other jihadist groups, Islamic militants from Central Asia, China, Turkey and even Germany are growing in number, eclipsing Arabs and possibly raising new challenges not just for the U.S., but for Europe, Russia and China, say intelligence officials, analysts and residents of the area.

  • ** FILE ** This March 25, 2007, file image, made from video posted on a website frequented by Islamist militants and provided via the IntelCenter, shows al Qaeda militant Abu Yahia al-Libi. A CIA drone strike Monday, June 4, 2012, targeted al Qaeda's second in command in Pakistan, but it was unclear whether he was among those hit, U.S. officials said. The Associated Press has no way of independently verifying the content, location or date of this video. (AP Photo/IntelCenter, File)

    Pakistan: Al Qaeda No. 2 at house hit by U.S. drone

    Pakistan has evidence that al Qaeda's second in command was in a house hit by a U.S. drone strike in the country's northwest tribal region, but it is unclear whether he was killed, intelligence officials said Tuesday.

  • ** FILE ** An image made from video posted on a website frequented by Islamist militants and provided via the IntelCenter shows al Qaeda leader Abu Yahia al-Libi in 2007. (AP Photo/IntelCenter)

    U.S. official: Al Qaeda No. 2 killed by U.S. drone

    A U.S. drone strike has killed al Qaeda's second-in-command, an American official said Tuesday, a significant blow to the terror network that has lost a string of top leaders since the death of Osama bin Laden last year.

  • ** FILE ** An image made from video posted on a website frequented by Islamist militants and provided via the IntelCenter shows al Qaeda leader Abu Yahia al-Libi in 2007. (AP Photo/IntelCenter)

    White House: Al Qaeda No. 2 killed

    A U.S. drone strike has killed one of the most senior al Qaeda operatives, and the White House said Tuesday the terrorist group was left with "no clear successor."

  • ** FILE ** An image made from video posted on a website frequented by Islamist militants and provided via the IntelCenter shows al Qaeda leader Abu Yahia al-Libi in 2007. (AP Photo/IntelCenter)

    U.S. sees 'degradation' of al Qaeda organization

    A U.S. drone strike has killed a top al Qaeda operative, and the White House said Tuesday that the terrorist group was left with "no clear successor."

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