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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....

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...

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....

Dick And Liz Cheney: Obama Owes Bush Administration An Apology

Posted 12.02.2011 | Politics

Former Vice President Dick Cheney, along with his daughter Liz, praised President Barack Obama Sunday for the drone strike that killed Anwar al-Awlaki...

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...

Al-Qaida In The Arabian Peninsula Expands Operations

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO — Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, which claimed responsibility for the attempted attack on a U.S. airliner bound for Detroit, is led by...

Yemeni Forces Storm al-Qaida Hide-Out

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SAN'A, Yemen — Yemeni security forces stormed an al-Qaida hide-out Wednesday in a principle militant stronghold in the country's west, setting o...

Yemen Says Abdulmutallab Was In Country

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SAN'A, Yemen — Yemen's government said Monday that the Nigerian accused in the Christmas day attack on a U.S. airliner visited Yemen this year, ...

Anwar al-Awlaki, Radical Yemeni Cleric, Believed Unhurt In airstrike

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SAN'A, Yemen — A U.S.-born radical cleric is alive and well following reports he may have been killed in a Yemeni airstrike against suspected al...

Al-Qaida In The Arabian Peninsula Claims Responsibility For Attempted Airliner Attack

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

HONOLULU — President Barack Obama on Monday vowed to use "every element of our national power" to keep Americans safe and said the failed Christ...