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Al Qaeda Captures Major Airport In Southern Yemen, Officials Say

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ and SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 06.16.2015 | World

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Al-Qaida's branch in Yemen consolidated control over much of the country's largest province on Thursday, capturing a major airpo...

Oops... Suspected Militant Accidentally Blows Self Up

AP | AHMAD AL-HAJ | Posted 07.15.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen -- A Yemeni security official says a suspected al-Qaida militant accidentally set off a bomb he was preparing in a metal workshop in the ...

U.S. Drone Strike Kills 5 Al Qaeda Militants

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 07.28.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen — A U.S. drone strike Monday aiming for an al-Qaida leader has killed five militants in the country's south as part of a Yemeni off...

Yemen Launches Assault Against Al Qaeda Fighters

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 07.16.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Government troops and warplanes pounded al-Qaida positions in southern Yemen on Wednesday, killing at least 29 militants as part ...

Officials: Al Qaeda Incapable Of New 9/11-Scale Attack

Reuters | Posted 06.27.2012 | World

By Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON, April 27 (Reuters) - Al Qaeda's core organization is likely incapable of carrying out another mass-casu...

Militants And Soldiers Clash At Army Outpost

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 06.09.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen — An al-Qaida attack on a Yemeni army post in the south set off clashes that left 64 people dead on Monday and prompted local civil...