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Strike on AQAP weapons convoy in Shabwa kills 5 fighters




US drone strike kills 6 AQAP fighters in central Yemen

The strike took place in the Wadi Abida district in Marib province. US drones have targeted the area six times since October 2012.


Yemen Shooting Opens Window on US Clandestine Operations




Yemen Braces for al Qaeda Reprisals over Army Offensive




Pakistani, Algerian, French al Qaeda fighters killed or captured during Yemeni operation

A bomb expert from the Russian Republic of Dagestan was also reported to have been killed during the Yemeni military offensive in the south.


Yemen FM: War against al Qaeda will take years




Saudi DNA results confirm neither Asiri nor Wuhayshi killed in US drone strike




Saudis, Chechens, Afghans killed during recent fighting in southern Yemen

Foreigners are said to make up the majority of the 37 al Qaeda fighters killed during Yemeni military operations in the southern province of Shabwa.


Strong case against Denmark in killing of al Qaeda leader




AQAP notes death of local leader in drone strike

Ali bin Lakraa' al Kazimi, the leader of Ansar al Sharia in Al Mahfad district, was killed in a US drone strike on April 20.


Yemen expands southern offensive against AQAP

The Yemeni military has expanded its offensive against al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula to include Abyan, Shabwa, Baydha, and Sana'a provinces, and announced today that 72 militants have been killed.


Feds Worry Whether Foreign Fighters in Syria May Target US, DHS Head Says




Yemen begins southern offensive against AQAP

Yesterday, the Yemeni military began what appears to be a forceful push into al Mahfad, the lawless border region and al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula stronghold between Abyan and Shabwa provinces that was the site of a US strike on an AQAP training camp on April 20.


US targets AQAP master bomb maker in 2 strikes in Yemen

Ibrahim al Asiri is said to be the target of a drone strike that hit a vehicle. The day before, another US and Yemeni attack killed more than 30 AQAP fighters at a training camp.


US drone strike kills 16 AQAP fighters, 5 civilians

A pickup packed with AQAP fighters was hit as it traveled on a highway in Baydah province.


Yemen FM calls for donor money to fight security threats




2 Australian nationals killed in Yemen in November drone strike

Two Australian citizens believed to have been fighting alongside al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula were killed in the Nov. 19, 2013 US airstrike in Yemen's Hadramout province. Both are considered low-level AQAP fighters.


Aussies killed in US drone strike in Yemen




Suspected AQAP militants kill deputy governor in Baydha




Al Qaeda weapons ship docks in Aden