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AQAP claims attacks targeting Houthi leaders in Dhamar




AQAP claims attacks in eastern and central Yemen




AQAP releases interview with Jalal al Marqishi




US drone strike kills 7 terrorists in southern Yemen

According to Yemeni officials, the strike targeted al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters as they were preparing to launch an attack in the southern province of Shabwa.


AQAP eulogizes emir of Lahj province killed in Aden, Yemen




AQAP continues escalation of attacks in Yemen, targets US ambassador

Over the weekend, al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula claimed credit for a series of high-profile attacks throughout Yemen, including a failed assassination of the US ambassador, Matthew H. Tueller.


Wanted AQAP leader involved in embassies plot, provincial emir killed in US drone strike

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula confirmed that Shawki Ali Ahmed al Badani and Nabil al Dhahab were killed in yesterday's drone strike in central Yemen. Badani was wanted by the US for plotting to attack US embassies.


US drone strike kills 20 AQAP fighters in Yemen

The US drone strike in central Yemen coincides with an offensive by Iranian-backed Shiite Houthi rebels who are fighting al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.


AQAP attacks in Abyan, Lahj, and Hodeidah in Yemen




AQAP continues to portray US-led bombing campaign as a 'Crusade'

In a pair of videos released in late October, two leading AQAP ideologues preached jihadist unity in the face of the US-led coalition's bombing campaign in Iraq and Syria. One of the videos also included thinly-veiled criticisms of the Islamic State's declared caliphate.


AQAP eulogizes fighter killed in attack on Saudi border crossing




Al Qaeda militants push back Shi'ite rebels' advance on central Yemen stronghold




3 AQAP fighters reported killed in US drone strike

The strike took place in Baydah, where al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula is battling Shiite Houthi rebels for control of the central province.


AQAP claims credit for series of attacks in Yemen

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula has claimed credit for 16 attacks over the past several days as it battles Houthi rebels for control of central Yemen.


Al Qaeda portrays US-led bombing campaign as 'Crusade' against Islam

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) has released a statement once again calling on jihadists in Syria to unite against their common enemies, especially the US. AQAP and other jihadists are portraying the US-led bombing campaign in Iraq and Syria as part of a "Crusade" against Muslims.


AQAP, Houthis clash in central Yemen

On Oct. 15, AQAP fighters checked the Houthi advance in Bayda province and seized the al Adayn directorate in Ibb following the fall of Ibb city at the hands of the Shi'ite rebels.


AQAP claims attacks in Hadramout, Shabwa, and Abyan




Houthi rebels seize Hodeidah and Dhamar

Houthi rebels seized the strategic port city of Hodeidah on the Red Sea coast as well as the central Yemeni city of Dhamar on Oct. 14.


US drone strike kills AQAP commander in Shabwa

The strike in Shabwa reportedly killed an AQAP military commander.


AQAP attacks Yemeni military in Hadramout

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula attacked several military targets in Yemen's eastern Hadramout province between Oct. 9 and Oct. 13, killing about 40 Yemeni soldiers.