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US drones kill 2 AQAP fighters in eastern Yemen

The US has stepped up drone strikes in the eastern province of Hadramout this year.


US drone strategy in Yemen is fraught with peril




US drone strikes kill Jordanian, Yemeni AQAP operatives

A Yemeni al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighter who escaped from prison two years ago was killed in the airstrike. The attack is the first reported US drone strike in Yemen in seven weeks.


Al-Qaeda seeks foothold in Libya




Yemen security chief tells Iran to stop backing rebels




Afghan spy chief 'wounded by underpants bomber'




In Jordanian terror plot, officials see hand of resurgent al-Qaeda in Iraq




Al-Qaeda resurgent?




US drone strike near Yemeni capital kills AQAP commander, 2 fighters

predator-uav.jpgAn al Qaeda commander involved in the complex attack on the US Embassy in Sana'a in 2008 was killed. The strike near Sana'a and the previous one in Saada indicate that the US is expanding drone operations beyond southern Yemen.


US drones kill 4 AQAP fighters in rare strike in northern Yemen

Today's strike targeted an al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula cell in the northern province of Saada, where the government, local Salafists, and AQAP battle the Iranian-backed Shia Houthis.


Al-Qaida group urges jihad after Gaza leaders is part of jihad against Jews, threaten large-scale retaliation




AQAP offers condolences for top Salafi leaders killed in Gaza




Al Qaeda goes underground in Yemen against US-driven crackdown




AQAP deputy emir denies reports of his death in US drone strike

Shihri-Inspire-1-thumb.JPGSaid al Shihri called the reports of his death "a rumor to cover the killing of the innocent, unarmed Muslims in Yemen" that was propagated by the Yemeni government after civilians were killed in a drone strike.


US drones kill 4 AQAP fighters in Yemen

An AQAP operative known as Sanad Oraidan al Okailim was among those killed. The strike is the second in Yemen in four days.


AQAP's top sharia official killed in recent drone strike

Sheikh Abu Zubeir 'Adil al'Abab, AQAP's sharia official and fourth-most important leader, was killed in the Oct. 4 drone strike, according to a Yemeni journalist closely linked to the group.


Dane's Wild Tale of Ruse to Find Anwar al-Awlaki




2 Zarqawi cousins detained in Jordan after fighting in Syria

Abu Musab al Zarqawi's family members and aides continue to fight in the theaters of jihad six years after his death.


AQAP leader, 8 fighters killed in US drone strike in Yemen

An al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula leader known as Nadir Haider Nasser al Shaddadi was among nine fighters killed in the attack in Abyan province.


Yemeni debate over drones emerges after Saleh's fall