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US drone strike kills 2 Saudi AQAP fighters in central Yemen

One of the Saudi AQAP fighters was identified as Ismail bin Jamil. The US has launched two strikes so far this year.


Denmark - New controls over PET announced in wake of media Storm




Osama bin Laden's documents cited by Canadian intelligence




West African jihadist group forms 4 'battalions,' names 3 after al Qaeda leaders

The al Qaeda-linked Movement for Tawhid [Unity] and Jihad in West Africa created the Abdullah Azzam, Al Zarqawi, and the Abu al Laith al Libi battalions, as well as the Martyrdom-Seekers Battalion. These join the previously established Osama bin Laden Battalion.


Radical al-Qaeda cleric Anwar al-Awlaki 'purchased plane tickets for 9/11 hijackers'




US drone strike kills local AQAP commander, 2 fighters in central Yemen

A local al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula leader and two fighters were killed in the third strike in Rada'a in Al Baydah province since Dec. 24, 2012.


US drones kill 3 AQAP fighters in central Yemen

The US has launched four drone strikes in Yemen since Dec. 24. The uptick in attacks takes place after a nearly seven-week-long pause.


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