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Yemen Drone Strike

Al Qaeda In Yemen Says Senior Member Killed By U.S. Airstrike

Reuters | Posted 04.07.2015 | World

CAIRO, Feb 5 (Reuters) - The Yemeni arm of al Qaeda said on Thursday that one of its leading members had been killed by a U.S. air strike while trav...

Suspected Strike In Yemen Suggests U.S. Drone War Survives Govt's Fall

Reuters | Posted 03.28.2015 | World

By Mohammed Ghobari and Yara Bayoumy SANAA, Jan 26 (Reuters) - A suspected U.S. drone strike on a car in eastern Yemen killed three me...

Official: Drone Strikes In Yemen Kill 7 Suspected Al Qaeda Militants

AP | Posted 10.16.2014 | World

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Two separate airstrikes in Yemen's south killed seven suspected militants Saturday, a Yemeni security official said. The offici...

Yemen Security: U.S. Drone Strike Kills Qaida Leader

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 06.14.2014 | World

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A suspected U.S. drone in Yemen's south targeted a car carrying al-Qaida militants Saturday, killing all five passengers, Yemeni...

Yemen Drone Strike Kills Suspected Al Qaeda Militants

AP | By AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 11.04.2014 | World

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A U.S. drone strike in southern Yemen killed at least nine suspected al-Qaida militants and three civilians Saturday, authoritie...

U.S. Carries Out 3 Drone Strikes In Yemen In Single Day

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ and MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 10.08.2013 | World

SANAA, Yemen — The U.S. has sharply escalated its drone war in Yemen, with military officials in the Arab country reporting 34 suspected al-Qaid...

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...

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...

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...

Yemen: U.S. Drone Strike Kills 2 Militants

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 04.21.2013 | World

SANAA, Yemen -- Yemeni army officials say a U.S. drone strike has killed two suspected al-Qaida militants east of the capital, sparking a retaliatory ...

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...

U.S. Drone Strike Kills 7 Suspected Al Qaeda Militants In Yemen

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 01.23.2013 | World

SANAA, Yemen -- Yemeni officials say a U.S. drone strike on a car outside the capital of Sanaa has killed at least seven suspected al-Qaida militants....

Drone Strike Kills 3 Alleged Militants In Yemen, Wounds Others

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 03.23.2013 | World

SANAA, Yemen — A U.S. drone airstrike on a vehicle Monday east of Yemen's capital of Sanaa killed three suspected al-Qaida militants and wounded...

Officials: U.S. Drone Strike Kills 4 Suspected Militants In Yemen

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 12.21.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Yemeni security officials say an airstrike targeting a vehicle traveling through the country's east has killed at least four susp...

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...

Yes, Virginia, We Can Do Something About the Drone Strikes

Robert Naiman | Posted 08.01.2012 | World
Robert Naiman

There's a conventional wisdom in Washington that there's nothing we can do politically to stop the U.S. government from killing innocent civilians with drone strikes. But it ain't necessarily so.

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...

Officials: Bomb-Maker Linked To 2009 Christmas Day Plot Likely Killed In Yemen Drone Strike

AP | By ADAM GOLDMAN and MATT APUZZO | Posted 11.30.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- U.S. intelligence indicates that the top al-Qaida bomb-maker in Yemen also died in the drone strike that killed radical cleric Anwar al-...