World Jun 05

French forces kill al-Qaida’s North African commander

France's defense minister says the French military and allied forces in Mali have killed the longtime leader of al-Qaida's North African arm, in what would be a major victory for France after years of battling jihadists in the Sahel.

Nation Sep 14

White House says bin Laden son killed in U.S. operation

The White House says Hamza bin Laden, the son of the late al-Qaida leader who had become an increasingly prominent figure in the terrorist organization, has been killed in a U.S. counterterrorism operation in the Afghanistan-Pakistan region.