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U.S. drone strike kills son of the ‘blind sheikh’

WASHINGTON — A US drone strike on Friday killed the son of an Egyptian cleric tied to the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, US-based monitors said, citing a militant group. Ahmed Omar Abdul Rahman, son of the blind sheikh Omar Abdul Rahman, was killed Friday on the “frontlines” in Afghanistan,…

Drone attack in Pakistan kills Haqqani commander

MIRANSHAH, Pakistan — US drone missiles on Thursday killed 10 militants including a commander in the Al-Qaeda-linked Haqqani network, which the American military has linked to Pakistani intelligence. US drones hovering over Pakistan’s border areas with Afghanistan fired the salvo of missiles on the day that American envoy Marc Grossman…