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Yemeni Commander Assassinated

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 08.18.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen — A suicide bomber assassinated Yemen's army commander leading the fight against al-Qaida in the country's south, the Defense Minis...

21 Militants Dead In Yemeni Clashes

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 08.16.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Yemeni troops killed 21 al-Qaida fighters as the army pushed on with an offensive in two southern provinces, military officials s...

Missile Attack Kills 9 Al Qaeda Fighters In Yemen

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 08.13.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Airstrikes and clashes intensified in southern Yemen on Wednesday as army troops followed major victories with more pressure on a...

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 ...

Suicide Bomber Blows Up Vehicle Outside Army Barracks

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 08.04.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen — A suicide bomber blew up his vehicle outside an army barracks in southern Yemen on Monday, killing four tribal militiamen allied ...

Nobel Laureate Slams U.S. Drone Strikes

Reuters | Posted 07.30.2012 | World

DOHA, May 30 (Reuters) - Nobel Peace Prize-winning Yemeni opposition activist Tawakul Karman said on Wednesday U.S. drone strikes were ineffective ...

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...

35 Al Qaeda Militants Killed Days After Deadly Blast

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 05.24.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen -- Yemen's military launched an attack Thursday on an al-Qaida hideout in the country's south as part of a wider offensive, killing 35 mi...

Clinton: U.S. Hacked Al Qaeda Websites

AP | KIMBERLY DOZIER | Posted 07.24.2012 | World

TAMPA, Fla. — The State Department has launched a different sort of raid against al-Qaida – hacking into al-Qaida websites in Yemen. In a...

Deadly Al Qaeda Clashes

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 05.23.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen -- Yemeni military officials say fresh clashes between government troops and al-Qaida fighters in the south have killed 22 militants and ...

17 Dead In Al Qaeda Clashes

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 07.20.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Fresh clashes between al-Qaida fighters and government forces in Yemen left 17 dead on Sunday, military officials said, as the ar...

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 ...

U.S. Reportedly Guides Yemeni Offensive Against Al Qaeda

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 07.15.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Yemeni warplanes and troops backed by heavy artillery waged a four-front assault Tuesday against the strongholds of al-Qaida mili...

Heavy Fighting In Yemen Leaves At Least 32 Dead

Reuters | Posted 07.14.2012 | World

ADEN, Yemen, May 15 (Reuters) - At least 32 people, including 23 al Qaeda-linked militants were killed in Yemen, officials and reside...

16 Militants, 6 Soldiers Killed In Yeman Al Qaeda Battle

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 07.14.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Yemeni warplanes pounded al-Qaida fighters on Monday, killing at least 16, while seven soldiers died in clashes with militants in...

30 Al Qaeda Militants Killed

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 07.13.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Government troops backed by warplanes and heavy artillery pounded al-Qaida positions in southern Yemen on Sunday, killing at leas...

Suspected U.S. Drone Strikes Kill 11 Al Qaeda Militants

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 07.12.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Two suspected U.S. drone strikes killed 11 al-Qaida militants in southern Yemen on Saturday, Yemeni military officials said. The...

Airstrikes Reportedly Kill Al Qaeda Fighters

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 05.10.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen -- Two airstrikes Thursday in south Yemen killed seven al-Qaida militants, including two top operatives, officials said. Yemeni soldiers,...

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...

MASSACRE: 185 Soldiers Dead In Horror Attack

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 05.06.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen — The slaying of nearly 200 Yemeni soldiers by al-Qaida militants in a brazen weekend attack poses the first major test to the coun...

Reports: 140 Dead In Al Qaeda Attack

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 05.05.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Sneaking across the desert behind army lines, al-Qaida militants launched a surprise attack against military bases in south Yemen...

Reports: Yemen Kills Brother Of Al Qaeda Leader

AP | By AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 02.21.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen -- The brother of Yemen's al-Qaida leader was among dozens of people killed in battles raging for days in the south of the country, secur...

Bloody Clashes In Yemen Kill At Least 200

AP | By AHMED AL-HAJ and SOFIA JAVED | Posted 02.20.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen -- Nearly 200 people, among them 15 foreigners, have been killed in clashes over the past few weeks between an ultraconservative Islamist...

Official: Al Qaeda Militants Escape In Prison Break

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 02.10.2012 | World

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Militants Attack Yemeni Army, 10 Killed

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 02.07.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Militants linked to al-Qaida attacked an army post in an embattled southern province of Yemen but were driven back, leaving nine ...