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Al Qaeda In Yemen Denounces ISIS

AP | AHMED AL-HAJJ | Posted 11.21.2014 | World

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's al-Qaida branch on Friday denounced the Islamic State group for declaring a caliphate on territory it seized in Syria an...

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...

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...

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...