Drone strikes

Trump gives CIA authority to conduct drone strikes

President Donald Trump has given the Central Intelligence Agency new authority to conduct drone attacks against suspected fighters, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing US officials. The move would be a change from the policy of former President Barack Obama’s administration of limiting the CIA’s paramilitary role, the[…]

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US drone strikes ‘Taliban camp’ in Pakistan

A US drone has fired missiles at a suspected Taliban training camp in northwest Pakistan, killing six people, intelligence officials have said, in the third such strike in as many days. Three missiles from the unmanned aircraft hit the camp in the Shawal area of South Waziristan just after midday[…]

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Six killed in US drone strikes

At least six people have been killed in a US drone strike in the North Waziristan tribal area, where a Pakistani military operation against Taliban fighters is ongoing, intelligence sources tell Al Jazeera. Two missiles were fired on Thursday on a compound and a vehicle in the village of Madakhel[…]

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