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Al Qaeda Conference Call Intercepted by U.S. Officials Sparked Alerts




Al Qaeda wanted attack to change balance of power in Middle East, sources say




AQAP's emir also serves as al Qaeda's general manager

Wuhayshi-oath.jpgNasir al Wuhayshi, the emir of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, has been appointed the overall general manager of al Qaeda. Osama bin Laden's letters contain a description of the general manager's role.


US kills 4 AQAP operatives in Yemen drone strike

The strike, which took place in the central province of Marib, is the fourth in Yemen in 10 days.


Al Qaeda Threat: Officials Fear 'Ingenious' Liquid Explosive




Qaeda Leader's Edict to Yemen Affiliate Is Said to Prompt Alert




Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters gunned down a Yemeni intelligence officer in Baydah. US drones are reported to have patrolled the skies over Sana'a as foreign embassies remained on lockdown due to a potential terror plot.




Intercepted al Qaeda message led to shuttering embassies, consulates




Local AQAP commander reported killed in recent US drone strike

Al Khidr Husayn al Ja'dani, al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula's emir for Abyan province, is thought to have been killed in the July 30 strike. He replaced an AQAP leader who was involved in the USS Cole attack.


US drones kill 5 AQAP operatives in Yemen

The strike is reported to have taken place at an al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula training camp in the Qatan Valley in the eastern province of Hadramout.


US drones strike again in Yemen, kill 3 AQAP operatives

"A known Saudi member" of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula and two Yemenis are said to have been killed in the latest strike.


The World's Most Dangerous Terrorist




US launches 1st drone strike in Yemen in 7 weeks

predator-uav.jpgSix al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters are reported to have been killed in a strike on a vehicle traveling in the Al Mahfad area in Abyan province, where AQAP has regrouped.


US Hunts Devious Al Qaeda Bomb Maker's Proteges




MSC in Jerusalem issues condolence for AQAP deputy leader




Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula released a martyrdom statement for Said al Shihri, the terror group's deputy emir. He was killed in a US drone strike in Yemen. Al Shihri was a former detainee at Guantanamo Bay.




AQAP confirms deputy emir killed in US drone strike

shahri.jpgAl Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula's mufti confirmed that Said al Shihri, a former Guantanamo Bay detainee, was killed in a drone strike.


Terror leader Awlaki paid thousands for prostitutes in DC area, documents show




Officials describe how U.S. disrupts al-Qaeda's online magazine




US drones kill AQAP commander, 5 fighters in northern Yemen

The strike killed a local al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula commander and five fighters as they traveled in Al Jawf province near the border with Saudi Arabia.