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US drones kill 2 AQAP fighters in eastern Yemen

The strike took place in Hadramout province, the ancestral home of Osama bin Laden's family, which has become a haven for al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.

Latest Treasury designation targets al Qaeda's fundraising network

A newly released terrorist designation by the Treasury Department highlights the extent and cohesion of al Qaeda's global fundraising network. Treasury reports that Ayman al Zawahiri's main representative in the Levant, Abu Khalid al Suri, has been funneling cash from Gulf donors to al Qaeda.

Kansas terrorism plot: The American engineer turned unlikely jihadist

Kansas bomb plot suspect says bin Laden and Awlaki are inspirations

Terry Lee Loewen, who believed he was working with people tied to AQAP, sought to carry out a car bomb attack at Wichita Mid-Continent Airport. US authorities said the public was never at risk.

US drone strike kills civilians in central Yemen

The strike reportedly killed 15 civilians who were traveling in a wedding convoy. Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters are thought to have been traveling with the convoy.

US drones kill 3 AQAP fighters in eastern Yemen

The strike targeted a vehicle in the eastern province of Hadramout, where Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula has stepped up its presence.

AQAP says assault on Yemen's Defense Ministry targeted US drone operations

On its newly established Twitter account, AQAP also criticized Yemeni soldiers for fighting alongside US forces and said the military is ignoring the fight against Shia Houthi rebels in the north.

AQAP launches suicide assault on Yemeni defense ministry complex

A suicide bomber created a breach in the outer wall of the Ministry of Defense, and a team of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters stormed several buildings. A Western doctor and a Filipina nurse are said to have been executed during the assault that resulted in the deaths of at least 20 people.

Yemen bomb makers 'working on new devices'

US drones kill 3 AQAP fighters in Yemen airstrike

The strike took place in an eastern province of Yemen where AQAP has been regrouping over the past year.

AQAP praises Hakeemullah Mehsud and Pakistani Taliban

US holds talks about Yemen detention center for Guantanamo inmates

Inside Yemen special army unit battling Qaeda

Al Qaeda group is operating on ransom money from the West

AQAP launches suicide assault on Yemeni military training base

AQAP video details suicide assaults against Yemeni bases in Shabwa

U.S. target in Somalia: An inside story on an Al-Shabaab commander

State Department designates longtime Zawahiri subordinate

The State Department designated Muhammad Jamal and the Muhammad Jamal Network (MJN) as terrorists. Jamal established connections to al Qaeda's senior leadership, al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, and al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb.

AQAP fighters storm Yemen Army base in east

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula freed 21 soldiers who were captured during last week's assaults on military bases in Abyan. AQAP gunned down another Yemeni intelligence official in Sana'a.