World Bulletin / News Desk
A drone thought to belong to the U.S. killed three al-Qaeda militants in Yemen’s central Al Bayda Governorate Tuesday, according to a tribal leader in the area.
He said the drone struck a car carrying the militants.
There have been no statements so far on the incident from U.S. or Yemeni officials.
The U.S. has been carrying out intensive air strikes against al-Qaeda targets in Shabwah, Abyan and Al Bayda governorates.
Yemen descended into civil war in 2014 when the Shia Houthi militia overran much of the country, including the capital Sanaa, forcing the internationally recognized government to set up an interim capital in the coastal city of Aden.
In 2015, Saudi Arabia and its Sunni Arab allies launched a massive military campaign aimed at reversing Houthi gains and shoring up the Yemeni government.
US continues to be supportive of addressing Turkey’s legitimate security concerns, says State Department’s spokeswoman
Terror organization shares images of its ‘child warriors’ in propaganda videos
Videos of people praying in Mecca for Turkey's success in 'Operation Olive Branch' are being circulated on social media
After a low-key campaign, opinion polls put the conservative in the lead as he claims credit for the island's economic recovery since its debilitating financial crisis of 2013.
‘US does not provide any support to PKK, a US-designated foreign terrorist organization,’ says Pentagon spokesman
Turkish Cypriots stand with motherland Turkey and Turkish soldiers at heart, PM Ozgurgun tweets.
The campaign named 'Dignity is Priceless' aims to attract new donors for Palestinian refugees
Last week, Israeli authorities refused a request to release Attallah from prison
The move came as Israel extended detention of 16-year-old girl Ahed al-Tamimi
‘We do not have people operating in Afrin, so that does not have a direct effect on what we are doing’, spokesman says
Arguments in case expected in April, final ruling expected by June
Sergey Lavrov, Ayman Safadi meet in New York, according to Russian Foreign Ministry statement
Police confirm detention of Turks without providing reason for move
Congress fails to reach agreement on short-term stopgap funding
Xi's eponymous "thought" was already enshrined in the Communist Party constitution at the 19th Party Congress in October, elevating him to the same status as modern China's founder Mao Zedong.
Separate roadside bombings in both provinces left three civilians dead, say security sources