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Suspected U.S. Drone Kills 4 Alleged Al Qaeda Members In Yemen

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ and MATTHEW LEE | Posted 10.06.2013 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Yemen was thrust back into the forefront of the international fight against terrorism Tuesday when the U.S. and Britain evacuated...

U.S. Drone Kills 3 Alleged Al Qaeda Members In Yemen

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 08.01.2013 | World

SANAA, Yemen -- Yemeni security officials say a suspected U.S. drone has killed three alleged al-Qaida members in the country's volatile south. The o...

Al Qaeda Militants Killed In Drone Strike In Yemen

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 05.18.2013 | World

SANAA, Yemen -- A suspected U.S. drone strike killed four al-Qaida militants Saturday in a southern Yemeni province once overrun by the group, accordi...

As Drone Strikes Grow In Yemen, So Does Collateral Damage

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ and AYA BATRAWY | Posted 05.02.2013 | World

SANAA, Yemen -- The cleric preached in his tiny Yemeni village about the evils of al-Qaida, warning residents to stay away from the group's fighters a...

New U.S. Drone Strike Kills 4 In Yemen

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 06.17.2013 | World

SANAA, Yemen — A Yemeni security official and witnesses say a U.S. drone strike killed at least four suspected al-Qaida militants in mountainous...

The Many Lives Of Al Qaeda's No. 2 In Yemen

The Huffington Post | Eline Gordts | Posted 01.25.2013 | World

How many times can al Qaeda's No. 2 in Yemen cheat death? If Thursday's reports of the passing of AQAP's deputy emir Saeed al-Shihri prove founded, th...

3 Al Qaeda Militants Killed In U.S. Drone Strike

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 03.24.2013 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Yemeni security officials say an airstrike launched by a U.S. drone killed at least three suspected al-Qaida militants in a provi...

13 Suspected Al Qaeda Militants Accidentally Blow Themselves Up

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 03.22.2013 | World

SANAA, Yemen — A Yemen security official says an explosion in the province of Bayda has killed at least 13 suspected al-Qaida militants. The of...

U.S. Drone Strike Kills 4 Al Qaeda Militants

Reuters | Posted 12.04.2012 | World

ADEN, Oct 4 (Reuters) - Four al Qaeda-linked militants were killed in an apparent U.S. drone strike on Thursday in a remote part of the south of Yem...

Botched Al Qaeda Assassination Attempt Misses Target, Kills 13

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ and SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 11.11.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Yemen's defense minister narrowly escaped assassination Tuesday when a powerful car bomb ripped through his motorcade as it trave...

Al Qaeda Land Mines Reportedly Kill Dozens In Yemen

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 08.26.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Land mines planted by al-Qaida militants before they fled key southern Yemen strongholds have killed 73 civilians over the past w...

NIGHTMARE SCENARIO: Al Qaeda Operative Doesn't Fit Profile

AP | KARL RITTER | Posted 06.26.2012 | World

STOCKHOLM -- A Norwegian man has received terrorist training from al-Qaida's offshoot in Yemen and is awaiting orders to carry out an attack on the We...

Yemen Conflict Leaves 9 Dead

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 08.20.2012 | World

SANAA, YEMEN — Yemeni raids on al-Qaida positions have left at least 28 fighters and three soldiers dead, as the government consolidates its hol...

Yemeni Army Drives Al Qaeda From Strongholds

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 08.12.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Yemeni troops backed by armed tribesmen routed al-Qaida on Tuesday from two southern strongholds the terror network had held for ...

WATCH: Up Close With Al Qaeda

Posted 05.30.2012 | World

Yemen has taken center stage in the war against Al Qaeda, with President Barack Obama recently describing the country as a hub for foreign terrorists....

Reports: Undercover Agent In Foiled Al Qaeda Bomb Plot Was British

Reuters | Posted 07.11.2012 | World

By William Maclean LONDON, May 11 (Reuters) - Counter-terrorism experts expressed concern on Friday over U.S. leaks about an undercov...

Congressman: Al Qaeda Bomb Plot, Drone Attacks Connected

Reuters | Posted 07.08.2012 | World

WASHINGTON, May 8 (Reuters) - A suspected U.S. drone strike in Yemen that killed two members of al Qaeda on Sunday was part of a larger effort to in...

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...

Al Qaeda Leader Killed By Brother

AP | Posted 06.05.2012 | World

CAIRO (AP) — Yemen's branch of al-Qaida has confirmed the death of a senior leader, who officials say died in a bloody family feud. A...

Official: Al Qaeda Militants Escape In Prison Break

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 02.10.2012 | World

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Al Qaeda Remains Threat After Al-Awlaki Assassination

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 12.01.2011 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Al-Qaida's branch remains a powerful threat in this deeply unstable nation, even after a U.S. drone strike that eliminated three ...

Andrea Stone

Does Killing Of U.S.-Born Cleric Anwar Al-Awlaki Make America Safer?

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 11.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The killing of American-born cleric Anwar al-Awlaki in Yemen has brought cheers from lawmakers and terrorism experts, but it remains an ...

Ryan Grim

American Al-Awlaki Killed Abroad Without Trial

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 11.30.2011 | World

WASHINGTON - The United States government killed an American citizen in Yemen on Friday in hostile action, despite not having declared war on the coun...

Chaos In Yemen As Government And Al Qaeda Clash In Capital

AP | AHMED AL HAJ | Posted 11.14.2011 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Fierce clashes between Yemeni government forces and al-Qaida linked militants in southern Yemen overnight killed 14, including 12...