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Yemeni official denies report that US drones wounded AQAP's master bomb maker




Wuhayshi imparted lessons of AQAP operations in Yemen to AQIM

The al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula emir was providing guidance to al Qaeda's affiliate in North Africa on its operation in northern Mali more than one year ago.


US kills 2 AQAP fighters in drone strike in southern Yemen

The US has launched nine strikes in Yemen in the past 14 days. The strike in Lahj is the first recorded in the southern province.


Yemen Terror Boss Left Blueprint for Waging Jihad




Analysis: Recent embassy closures triggered by Zawahiri communications with multiple subordinates

The Long War Journal has confirmed a report by the Daily Beast saying that multiple al Qaeda operatives were involved in the intercepted communications that led to the closure of more than 20 US diplomatic facilities.


Al Qaeda Yemen Branch Plot Prompted U.S. Alert




Yemen Steps Back from Plot Claims, Highlighting US Challenge




Al-Qaeda's Yemen branch eyes a new haven




US targets AQAP in 2 more drone strikes, kills 6 operatives

The US has dramatically stepped up its targeting of AQAP as a plot to attack US facilities has unfolded. There have been four strikes in the past two days, and eight in 12 days.


Aussies working with al-Qa'ida identified amid calls for Yemeni evacuation




Report: Al Qaeda conference call led to US diplomatic closures




US strikes twice in Yemen, kills 11 AQAP operatives in drone attacks

The US has launched six strikes in 11 days. The strikes are part of a US effort hit al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, whose emir is at the center of the plot to conduct attacks on Western targets.


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