16 Oct '11, 5am

NUS Business School ranked among top 10 outside US

SANAA - An American drone strike in southern Yemen has killed seven Al Qaeda-linked militants, including the media chief for the group's Yemeni branch and the son of a prominent United States-born cleric slain in a similar attack last month, government officials and tribal elders said yesterday. The air strike late on Friday in the south-eastern province of Shabwa points to Washington's growing use of drones to target Al Qaeda militants in Yemen. The missile attacks appear to be part of a determined effort to stamp out the threat from the group, known as Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, which US officials have said is the terror network's most active and most dangerous branch. The Yemeni Defence Ministry identified the slain media chief as Egyptian-born Ibrahim Al Bana. Tribal elders in the area also said the dead included Abdul-Rahman Al Awlaki, the 21-year-old son of A...

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