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US drone strike kills AQAP operative involved in Limburg tanker attack

Khaled Batis, the mastermind of the 2002 attack on the Limburg oil tanker, was killed on Aug. 31. The US also carried out a drone strike in Rada'a today; 13 civilians were reported killed.


US drones strike again in Yemen, kill 8 AQAP fighters

Four of the last five drone strikes have taken place in the eastern province of Hadramout.


US drone strike kills Saudi 'militant' in Yemen

A Saudi known as Salim Mubarak al Saiary was one of two al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters reported killed in a strike in an area between Marib and Hadramout provinces.


AQAP attacks intelligence headquarters in Aden




AQAP rebuilding in Jaar?




Jihadist identifies Tunisian fighter killed in recent US drone strike in Yemen

abu-hafs-al-tunisi.jpgAbu Hafs al Tunisi was among five foreign fighters killed in the Aug. 8 strike in Al Baydah province. He was imprisoned in Tunisia before joining al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula sometime after the Tunisian uprising last year.


Echoes of Iraq: Yemen's War Against al-Qaeda Takes a Familiar Turn




US drone strikes in Yemen defended




US kills AQAP bombmaker, 9 fighters in pair of strikes in Yemen

Two Egyptians, a Tunisian, a Saudi, and a Bahraini were among the seven AQAP fighters killed in one of the strikes. Abdullah Awad al Masri, a senior al Qaeda bombmaker, was also killed.


US drone strike kills 5 AQAP fighters in eastern Yemen

predator-uav.jpgThe strike is the first recorded in Yemen in more than a month, and took place as al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula killed more than 20 people at a funeral in southern Yemen.


FBI official: Hasan should have been interviewed on e-mails with radical cleric




Officials say major threat to London Olympics yet to materialize




Ex-Guantanamo detainee surrenders to Saudis

Sayegh.JPGAn ex-Gitmo detainee named Adnan al Sayegh has reportedly turned himself into Saudi authorities. Al Sayegh was a member of al Qaeda's 55th Arab Brigade, which fought alongside the Taliban in pre-9/11 Afghanistan. He joined al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula after his release from Guantanamo.


NCTC director: 'We remain at war with al Qaeda'

During testimony before the House Committee on Homeland Security on July 25, National Counterterrorism Center director Matthew Olsen provided his organization's view of the ongoing fight against al Qaeda and its affiliates.


Yemenis left with mixed feelings after government troops oust Islamists




Officials say major threat to London Olympics yet to materialize




Inside Yemen's Shadow War




Suicide bomber kills 20 police cadets in Yemeni capital

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula has carried out two major suicide attacks in the Yemeni capital since mid-May; both targeted security forces.


Would Al Qaeda's Wildfire 'Ember Bomb' Really Work?




Turkish jihadist magazine Islamic World published