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Analysis: Recent embassy closures triggered by Zawahiri communications with multiple subordinates

The Long War Journal has confirmed a report by the Daily Beast saying that multiple al Qaeda operatives were involved in the intercepted communications that led to the closure of more than 20 US diplomatic facilities.

Al Qaeda Yemen Branch Plot Prompted U.S. Alert

Yemen Steps Back from Plot Claims, Highlighting US Challenge

Al-Qaeda's Yemen branch eyes a new haven

US targets AQAP in 2 more drone strikes, kills 6 operatives

The US has dramatically stepped up its targeting of AQAP as a plot to attack US facilities has unfolded. There have been four strikes in the past two days, and eight in 12 days.

Aussies working with al-Qa'ida identified amid calls for Yemeni evacuation

Report: Al Qaeda conference call led to US diplomatic closures

US strikes twice in Yemen, kills 11 AQAP operatives in drone attacks

The US has launched six strikes in 11 days. The strikes are part of a US effort hit al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, whose emir is at the center of the plot to conduct attacks on Western targets.

Al Qaeda Conference Call Intercepted by U.S. Officials Sparked Alerts

Al Qaeda wanted attack to change balance of power in Middle East, sources say

AQAP's emir also serves as al Qaeda's general manager

Wuhayshi-oath.jpgNasir al Wuhayshi, the emir of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, has been appointed the overall general manager of al Qaeda. Osama bin Laden's letters contain a description of the general manager's role.

US kills 4 AQAP operatives in Yemen drone strike

The strike, which took place in the central province of Marib, is the fourth in Yemen in 10 days.

Al Qaeda Threat: Officials Fear 'Ingenious' Liquid Explosive

Qaeda Leader's Edict to Yemen Affiliate Is Said to Prompt Alert

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters gunned down a Yemeni intelligence officer in Baydah. US drones are reported to have patrolled the skies over Sana'a as foreign embassies remained on lockdown due to a potential terror plot.

Intercepted al Qaeda message led to shuttering embassies, consulates

Local AQAP commander reported killed in recent US drone strike

Al Khidr Husayn al Ja'dani, al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula's emir for Abyan province, is thought to have been killed in the July 30 strike. He replaced an AQAP leader who was involved in the USS Cole attack.

US drones kill 5 AQAP operatives in Yemen

The strike is reported to have taken place at an al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula training camp in the Qatan Valley in the eastern province of Hadramout.

US drones strike again in Yemen, kill 3 AQAP operatives

"A known Saudi member" of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula and two Yemenis are said to have been killed in the latest strike.

The World's Most Dangerous Terrorist