ADEN, Yemen — Three members of the Yemen-based al-Qaida branch were killed in a U.S. drone strike in Yemen’s southeastern province of Hadramout, a government official told Xinhua Wednesday. drone
“The U.S. drone pounded two motorcycles with four missiles in the coastal city of Mukalla, Hadramout’s provincial capital, killing three terrorists including a commander,” the local official said on condition of anonymity. (Yemen-US-Strike)
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BAGHDAD — A total of 18 people were killed and 36 others wounded in separate bomb attacks and airstrikes targeting positions of Islamic State (IS) militants in central Iraq on Wednesday, security source told Xinhua.
One of the attacks occurred in the afternoon in the northern part of the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, when a suicide bomber detonated his explosive-laden car in al-Sadrain intersection at the entrance the Shiite district of Shula, leaving at least five people killed and some 17 others wounded, an Interior Ministry source said on condition of anonymity. (Iraq-Attacks-Death)
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LUXOR, Egypt, — Egyptian police foiled a suicide attack Wednesday near Karnak Tourist Temple in the Upper Egypt city of Luxor, security sources told Xinhua.
According to the sources, four terrorists with machine guns tried to break into the tourist site, but the police guarding the temple opened fire at them, killing two of the attackers. (Egypt-Luxor-Suicide attack)
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TRIPOLI, June 10 (Xinhua) — Nineteen militants were killed earlier on Wednesday in clashes between local jihadists and the Islamic State (IS) affiliate in the eastern Libyan city of Derna, according to a security source.
“Three commanders of al-Qaida linking militants of Derna were killed in clashes against IS affiliate. About 16 IS affiliate militants were killed including Libyan leaders and ten foreigners,” a source from the Interior Ministry told Xinhua on condition of anonymity. (Libya-IS-Death) Enditem


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