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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...

Al Qaeda Reportedly Takes Over Parts Of Southern Yemen

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 11.07.2011 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Clashes in southern Yemen Wednesday killed eight soldiers, a teenager and at least 17 militants on Wednesday, and wounded civilia...

Is Al Qaeda Planning A Children's Cartoon?

Posted 09.19.2011 | World

LONDON (Reuters) - Al Qaeda sympathizers are planning to produce a children's cartoon film to inspire young Muslim viewers to take up armed violen...

Two Mid-Level Al-Qaeda Leaders Killed In Yemen

Reuters | Posted 07.04.2011 | World

May 5, 2011 7:47:31 AM ADEN, May 5 (Reuters) - Two mid-level al Qaeda leaders were killed in Yemen on Thursday in a remote province where al Qa...

Al-Qaeda In Yemen Adapts To Evade U.S.

AP | By MATT APUZZO and ADAM GOLDMAN | Posted 06.16.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- On Christmas Eve in 2009, intelligence officials anxiously monitored dozens of al-Qaida members as they gathered for a meeting in southe...

U.S. Preparing To Expand Yemen Operation, Open Long-Term Bases

Wall Street Journal | ADAM ENTOUS and JULIAN E. BARNES in Washington and MARGARET COKER in Abu Dhabi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The U.S. is preparing for an expanded campaign against al Qaeda in Yemen, mobilizing military and intelligence resources to enable Yemeni and American...

Yemen Announces Truce With Rebels, Looks Towards Al Qaeda Fight

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SAN'A, Yemen — Yemen's president on Thursday declared an end to military operations against northern rebels after reaching a cease-fire agreemen...

Yemen: We May Harbor Up To 300 Al Qaeda Suspects

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON (Reuters) - Yemen's Foreign Minister Abubakr al-Qirbi said on Tuesday there could be up to 300 al Qaeda militants in his country, some of whom ...

Some Al Qaeda Fighters Moving To Yemen and Somalia

New York Times | ERIC SCHMITT and DAVID E. SANGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON American officials say they are seeing the first evidence that dozens of fighters with Al Qaeda, and a small handful of the terrorist group...