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Yemen Military

U.S. Drone Strike Kills Suspected Al Qaeda Militants

AP | AHMED AL HAJ | Posted 09.05.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen -- A Yemeni military official says a U.S. drone strike has hit a house owned by a senior member of al-Qaida, killing five suspected milit...

Yemen To Receive Additional $52 Million In US Aid

AP | Posted 06.21.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen -- A top U.S. aid official says the United States plans to give Yemen an additional $52 million in aid for areas hit hard by Yemen's war ...

21 Militants Dead In Yemeni Clashes

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 08.16.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Yemeni troops killed 21 al-Qaida fighters as the army pushed on with an offensive in two southern provinces, military officials s...

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 ...

Reports: 140 Dead In Al Qaeda Attack

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 05.05.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Sneaking across the desert behind army lines, al-Qaida militants launched a surprise attack against military bases in south Yemen...

Worst Fighting In Weeks

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 12.17.2011 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Fighting between troops loyal to Yemen's embattled leader and rival forces on Monday killed at least 18 people, including eight s...

Yemeni Tibesmen Capture Assault Base, Capture Soldiers

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 11.26.2011 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Anti-government tribesmen overran an army base housing an elite unit north of Yemen's capital early Monday, security officials sa...

Yemeni Troops Fire At Tens Of Thousands Of Mourners

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 11.21.2011 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Yemeni government forces on Wednesday fired mortars at tens of thousands of mourners at funerals held for protesters killed in cl...

Growing Political Disarray In Yemen

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 10.30.2011 | World

SANAA, Yemen — A military convoy escorting Yemen's defense minister on Tuesday set off an explosive device that killed two soldiers, an official...

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...