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Attack Points to Al-Qaida Surge in Yemen

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula launched a coordinated offensive against three Yemeni military camps in the southern province of Shabwa. Fifty-six soldiers and policemen were killed during the suicide assaults. AQAP also attempted to attack the Balhaf LNG facility.

AQAP launches multiple suicide assaults in southern Yemen

AQAP launched coordinated suicide assaults against military camps in Shabwa province. Fifty-six Yemeni soldiers and policemen were killed and an undisclosed number of troops are said to have been captured.

US kills local AQAP commander in drone strike in central Yemen

Kaid-al-Dhabab.jpgKaid al Dhahab, al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula's emir in in the central province of Baydah, is said to have been killed in the first US drone strike in Yemen in nearly three weeks.

Nigerian member of AQAP indicted, faces extradition to US

An indictment unsealed yesterday alleges that Nigerian citizen Lawal Olaniyi Babafemi is a member of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula who aided in the production of Inspire magazine and was given money to recruit other Nigerians.

AQAP official comments on Egypt events, says America retreating

In two new messages, al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula official Harith bin Ghazi al Nadhari denounced the recent crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt and praised the actions of jihadists throughout the region and beyond.

American al Qaeda militant urges attacks on US diplomats

Breast implant explosives could be used in terrorist attack

Why the White House blessed the recent Yemen drone strikes

Terrorists turn to online chat rooms to evade US

U.S. source: Code words in al Qaeda intercepts raised 'great concern'

Yemeni official denies report that US drones wounded AQAP's master bomb maker

Wuhayshi imparted lessons of AQAP operations in Yemen to AQIM

The al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula emir was providing guidance to al Qaeda's affiliate in North Africa on its operation in northern Mali more than one year ago.

US kills 2 AQAP fighters in drone strike in southern Yemen

The US has launched nine strikes in Yemen in the past 14 days. The strike in Lahj is the first recorded in the southern province.

Yemen Terror Boss Left Blueprint for Waging Jihad

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.