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Air Strike Kills Dozens Of Suspected Al Qaeda Militants In Yemen

Reuters | Posted 04.20.2014 | World

ADEN, Yemen, April 20 (Reuters) - Air strikes in southern Yemen killed about 25 suspected al Qaeda members on Sunday, local tribal sources said, in ...

The Kenya Attack by al-Shabaab: Lesson Learned and Lessons Still to Be Learned

Amb. Robin Renee Sanders | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Amb. Robin Renee Sanders

Don't sum up extremism to just poverty, lack of education or unemployment: Certainly these are drivers toward extremism, but in my view, not the entire picture. Terrorism is more complex than this.

Yemeni Forces Storm Al Qaeda HQ

Agence France Presse | | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

At least 10 people including three soldiers were killed in an offensive to retake headquarters seized by Al-Qaeda-linked militants in southeast Yemen,...

Al Qaeda Gunmen Take Over Yemen Military Base

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 11.30.2013 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Suspected al-Qaida gunmen dressed in fatigues and riding in military trucks overran a key army base in eastern Yemen on Monday, s...

Al Qaeda In Yemen Confirms Commander's Death

AP | Posted 09.16.2013 | World

SANAA, Yemen -- Yemen's al-Qaida branch has confirmed that a U.S. strike killed one of its leaders at the end of last month. It said in a statement p...

UK, German Embassies Reopen In Yemen

AP | AHMED EL-HAJ | Posted 10.18.2013 | World

SANAA, Yemen — The United Kingdom and Germany have reopened their embassies in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, after being closed for about two weeks du...

Gunmen Kill 5 Yemeni Soldiers At Checkpoint

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 10.11.2013 | World

SANAA, Yemen -- Suspected al-Qaida gunmen killed five soldiers early Sunday in a southern province of Yemen, an official said, as U.S. embassies acros...

Yemeni Al Qaeda Leader Penned Letter On How To Wage Jihad

AP | RUKMINI CALLIMACHI | Posted 10.09.2013 | World

TIMBUKTU, Mali — A year before he was caught on an intercept discussing the terror plot that prompted this week's sweeping closure of U.S. embas...

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...

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...