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

AP | Posted 08.16.2014 | World

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

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....

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...

Oops... Suspected Militant Accidentally Blows Self Up

AP | AHMAD AL-HAJ | Posted 07.15.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen -- A Yemeni security official says a suspected al-Qaida militant accidentally set off a bomb he was preparing in a metal workshop in the ...

Attacks On Foreigners Foiled In Yemen

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 08.31.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Yemeni authorities have uncovered at least 13 al-Qaida plots to target foreign diplomats, embassies and senior military and gover...

Al Qaeda Clash Leaves 5 Dead In Yemen

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 06.24.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen -- Yemeni military officials say a gunbattle between troops and a group of men trying to sabotage a power line in the south left two sold...

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 ...

35 Al Qaeda Militants Killed Days After Deadly Blast

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 05.24.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen -- Yemen's military launched an attack Thursday on an al-Qaida hideout in the country's south as part of a wider offensive, killing 35 mi...

Deadly Al Qaeda Clashes

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 05.23.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen -- Yemeni military officials say fresh clashes between government troops and al-Qaida fighters in the south have killed 22 militants and ...

17 Dead In Al Qaeda Clashes

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 07.20.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Fresh clashes between al-Qaida fighters and government forces in Yemen left 17 dead on Sunday, military officials said, as the ar...

16 Militants, 6 Soldiers Killed In Yeman Al Qaeda Battle

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 07.14.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Yemeni warplanes pounded al-Qaida fighters on Monday, killing at least 16, while seven soldiers died in clashes with militants in...

30 Al Qaeda Militants Killed

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 07.13.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Government troops backed by warplanes and heavy artillery pounded al-Qaida positions in southern Yemen on Sunday, killing at leas...

Airstrikes Reportedly Kill Al Qaeda Fighters

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 05.10.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen -- Two airstrikes Thursday in south Yemen killed seven al-Qaida militants, including two top operatives, officials said. Yemeni soldiers,...

Al Qaeda In Arabian Peninsula (AQAP)

Jonathan Masters | Posted 12.27.2011 | World
Jonathan Masters

Months of political unrest in Yemen, including a popular effort to unseat longtime President Ali Abdullah Saleh, have strained U.S.-Yemeni counterterrorism cooperation and called into question U.S. policy toward the fragile Gulf state.

Former Guantanamo Detainees Fuel Growing al-Qaeda Branch

Washington Post | Sudarsan Raghavan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Former detainees of the U.S. prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, have led and fueled the growing assertiveness of the al-Qaeda branch that claimed respons...

Yemen: 2 al-Qaida Militants Killed In Clash

AP | LEE KEATH | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SAN'A, Yemen — Yemeni security forces clashed with al-Qaida fighters Monday, killing two, the latest sign the embattled, longtime president is m...

U.S. Widens Terror War To Yemen

New York Times | ERIC SCHMITT and ROBERT F. WORTHERIC SCHMITT and ROBERT F. WORTH | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In the midst of two unfinished major wars, the United States has quietly opened a third, largely covert front against Al Qaeda in Yemen....

Yemen claims 30 al-Qaida Militants Killed in raid on Qaida hide-outs

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SAN'A, Yemen — Backed by U.S. intelligence, Yemeni forces struck a series of suspected al-Qaida hideouts Thursday, including a meeting of senior...

Britain, US to Fund Yemen Anti-Terror Police Unit

AP | MEERA SELVA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — The British government said Sunday that Prime Minister Gordon Brown and U.S. President Barack Obama had agreed to fund a counterterrori...

Yemeni Forces Capture 3 al-Qaida Suspects

AP | LEE KEATH | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SAN'A, Yemen — As Yemen becomes the new front in the war on terror, its leaders want this to be clear: It does not intend to become another Iraq...

Yemen Is Growing Front In al-Qaida Battle

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — The secretive U.S. air strike against suspected al-Qaida in Yemen last week is the latest in what has been a fast-growing campaign ...