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Who's Who In Al Qaeda's Most Dangerous Branch

AP | Posted 08.07.2013 | World

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, aka AQAP, is the product of a merger between the terror group's Yemeni and Saudi branches, and is considered al-Qae...

Suspected U.S. Drone Kills 7 Alleged Al Qaeda Members In Yemen

AP | AHMED EL-HAJ | Posted 10.07.2013 | World

SANAA, Yemen -- A suspected U.S. drone strike killed seven alleged al-Qaida militants Wednesday in southern Yemen, security officials and residents sa...

Yemeni Soldiers Killed After Militants Shoot Down Helicopter

Agence France Presse | | Posted 10.06.2013 | World

Yemeni tribesmen shot down an army helicopter killing eight soldiers, on Tuesday, during a clash over repairs to a main oil pipeline blown up by sabot...

Report: Al Qaeda May Have Developed 'Ingenious' Liquid Explosive

Posted 08.06.2013 | World

According to senior U.S. government officials, al-Qaeda operatives may have developed a new kind of undetectable liquid bomb. Officials told ABC News ...

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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