Jul 3, 2016

Chronology of terrorist attacks overseas involving Japanese

The following is a chronology of major terrorist attacks that have occurred overseas since 2001 involving Japanese nationals. Sept. 11, 2001: 24 Japanese are killed in the al-Qaida terrorist attacks in the United States. October 2002: Two Japanese are killed in bombings in Bali, ...

Jun 13, 2016

Suspected U.S. drone kills three al-Qaida suspects in Yemen

Yemeni security officials say a suspected U.S. drone has killed three alleged al-Qaida fighters in an airstrike in the central Shabwa province. The officials said Monday that the overnight attack hit the men’s vehicle as they were traveling near the town of Haban. The ...

Jihadis mobilize in Syria as peacemaking unravels

| May 23, 2016

Jihadis mobilize in Syria as peacemaking unravels

Jihadi militants in Syria including al-Qaida are mobilizing again for all-out war against President Bashar Assad, taking advantage of the collapse of peace talks to eclipse nationalist rival insurgents that signed on to a faltering truce. Al-Qaida’s Syrian branch, the Nusra Front, was excluded ...

U.S. advisers call in drone strike against Somalia Shabab roadblock

May 13, 2016

U.S. advisers call in drone strike against Somalia Shabab roadblock

U.S. special operations forces working with African partners called in an airstrike against the al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab group in Somalia on Thursday, killing five, the Pentagon said. Pentagon spokesman Navy Capt. Jeff Davis said U.S. troops were advising and assisting Ugandan troops from the African ...