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    World Trump confirms US killed Al Qaeda chief in Yemen – P.M. News

    The White House announced on Thursday, that US counterterrorism operation in Yemen had killed Qassim al-Rimi, the head of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), the first official confirmation since a drone attack on 25 January..... Read more via P.M. News – Get...
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    World Trump confirms killing of AQAP chief in Yemen – The Guardian Nigeria News

    President Donald Trump confirmed Thursday that the US had killed the leader of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula days after the jihadist group claimed responsibility for a mass shooting at a US naval base.... Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News – Get more World News
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    World CIA reportedly expanding its drone program in Africa, rolling back Obama-era restrictions – Axios – Axios

    Under President Trump, the CIA is set to broaden its drone operations in Africa to fight al-Qaeda and ISIS insurgents, reports the New York Times. Why it matters: The Obama administration had attempted to hand... Read more via Axios – Get more World News
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    World Mali: Car bombing targeting French troops kills civilians – Al Jazeera News

    A car bomb attack targeting a military patrol in northern Mali has killed at least two civilians and wounded several French soldiers, according to Mali’s defence ministry. Patrik Steiger, France’s army spokesman, confirmed that civilians had been killed in Sunday’s bombing near the town of...