Medics at the scene said 30 people had been killed, including 10 women and three children. USA helicopter gunships and fighter aircraft provided cover for the raid force, according to another defense official who also spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss sensitive details. "Why kill children? This is the new administration - it's very sad, a big crime", her grandfather, Nasser al-Awlaki, told Reuters. The aircraft was destroyed in place because it couldn't be flown again, defense officials said.
United States commandos are reported to have carried out a major raid in central Yemen against al-Qaeda forces.
Helicopter-born commandos attacked the house of senior al-Qaeda leader Abdulraoof al-Dhahab in Qayfa district in al-Bayda province, a source, who spoke on condition of anonymity due to restrictions on speaking to media, said.
The Pentagon says the three service members were wounded in a raid, and another member of the military was injured when an aircraft had to make a "hard landing at a nearby location". A USA service member was also killed and three were wounded, the Pentagon shared in a statement.
A US aircraft was reportedly damaged after a "hard landing" during the operation, and had to be destroyed.
A USA soldier has died during a raid on an al-Qaeda militant base in central Yemen, according to officials.
The American elite forces did not seize any militants or take any prisoners offsite, said a USA military official who spoke on condition of anonymity. An official with al-Qaida corroborated the killings, describing the attack as a "massacre".
A Saudi-led military coalition has been helping government forces battle the rebels for almost two years.
The military also said that no civilians were killed as a result of the attack, according to CNN.
The death of al-Dhahab was confirmed by al-Qaeda on its official Telegram account, praising the dead man as a "holy warrior".
Sources told The Guardian that the next-gen flagship will be available in two sizes, with screens in the 5-inch to 6-inch region. Contrary to popular belief, Samsung is retaining the headphone jack which will flank the USB Type-C port at the bottom.
This morning, Today show SVP Noah Oppenheim met with 15-20 staffers who work on the third and fourth hours of the show. On Thursday, Roker and Hall both took to Twitter to celebrate the success of Today's third hour.
Steve Harvey is back as host after his major fail during the last event when he announced the wrong victor . Steve Harvey arrived in Manila Saturday morning to host the Miss Universe 2016 grand coronation on Monday.
Republican president-elect Donald Trump delivers his acceptance speech as his son Barron Trump and wife Melania Trump looks on. SNL writer Katie Rich on Friday tweeted a joke mocking 10-year-old Barron Trump during the president's inauguration.
The pitch in Port-Gentil is in a bad condition and Grant said: "We want to qualify and we want to play on a good pitch". It gave Ghana their second straight win in Group D, having started their campaign with victory over Uganda last week.
A Spokane police officer is credited with saving a woman's life after pulling her from a burning auto on Spokane's north side. A Spokane woman is calling a local police officer her angel after pulling her from the flames and it's all caught on camera.
The connection between Conway's comments and the novel was first made on CNN reporter Brian Stelter's show " Reliable Sources ". Her interview was widely criticized and she was sub-tweeted by Merriam-Webster dictionary with a definition of the word fact.
Cassidy said the taxes could be replaced later this year in a tax overhaul, but ultimately a replacement will "need revenue". He is in favor of plans that use health savings accounts and the sale of insurance across state lines.
Soulja Boy was charged Monday with illegal possession of firearms, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced. The Los Angeles County District Attorney likewise accused him of a wrongdoing tally of accepting a stolen Glock 21.
Stokes and Woakes combined to ensure England crossed the 300-run mark for the third time in as many matches. Yuvraj finally fell caught behind by Jos Buttler off England's most successful bowler Chris Woakes (4/60).
According to a spokesperson for Mitsubishi Heavy industries, which built the launcher, the rocket successfully entered orbit. Japan and China has territorial dispute over some uninhabited islands called Senkaku in Japan and Diaoyu in China.
According to The Verge however, this update has been slowly rolling out since last week, but only a few people have noticed it. Whether you're a Trekkie or not, if you don't want to call your Echo device 'Alexa, ' now you have an another choice.
Wind gusts exceeding 70 miles per hour could cause considerable damage to trees, roofs and mobile homes, Quagliariello said. The weather service said the overall severe weather threat is lower today, but a few strong storms will remain possible.
Anti-abortion activists said the bill was their paramount objective in the current legislative session. MS and West Virginia have their laws in effect, while the other states are battling legal challenges.
Benoit says she initially didn't believe it when told she'd had her lungs removed and a transplant nearly a week later. As they waited for replacement lungs to become available, doctors wondered how long she could be supported like this.
You could ask, if he would speak, "Phil, how's it goink?" Acquiring Love for Anthony does not make sense at all for the Cavaliers. Anthony got his meeting with Jackson in which he reaffirmed his desire to not only stay in NY but win in the Big Apple as well.
Dayton said he went in for a biopsy at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester last Wednesday and was diagnosed with cancer two days later. Dayton "quickly recovered, walked out of the Capitol and returned home" to spend time with his son and grandson, Tincher said.
However, research into climate change related themes may be increasingly sensitive under the new Trump administration. The orders are expected to have a significant and immediate impact on EPA activities nationwide.
President Pranab Mukherjee has already sent an official invitation to President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump. In his inaugural address, Trump had said "buy American, hire American", which doesn't seem to be a good news for India.
Earlier this month, Senate Republicans introduced legislation to relocate the embassy and recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Former president Obama declined to use the United States veto against the resolution , allowing it to pass 14-0.