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US drone strike kills 2 AQAP fighters in Al Jawf

The strike, the second in two days, took place in a northern province where top al Qaeda leaders have been targeted and killed in the past.


2 AQAP commanders reported killed in Shabwa drone strike

Arabic media reports claim that two al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) leaders were killed in a US drone strike in Shabwa province yesterday. One was reported to have been "rehabilitated."


US launches 2nd drone strike in Shabwa in 2 weeks

US drones targeted AQAP fighters in Yemen's southern Shabwa province for the second time in since Sept. 11.


Houthi rebels sweep Yemeni capital

The stunning Houthi sweep of Sana'a on Monday provides an opportunity for al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.


US drone strike targets AQAP fighters in Shabwa

Five AQAP fighters, including a Saudi and an individual who shares the nom de guerre of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula's emir for Mahfad, are reported to have been killed in the first drone strike since mid-August.


AQAP seeks to capitalize on anti-Israeli sentiment in new English-language magazine

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) has released a new English-language magazine titled, "Palestine, betrayal of the guilty conscience." As in past AQAP publications, the magazine includes instructions for building pressure cooker bombs and car bombs.


US drone kills 3 AQAP fighters in eastern Yemen

The airstrike took place in a province in eastern Yemen where the terror group has been battling the government for control.


AQAP claims killing of 50 Yemeni soldiers in Seyoun attack

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula claimed via Twitter that its fighters had killed more than 50 Yemeni soldiers in an attack on the 1st Military District headquarters in Seyoun on Aug. 7.


US drone strike kills 3 AQAP fighters in central Yemen

The strike took place in the al Qaeda stronghold of Wadi Abida. In eastern Yemen, the military and AQAP have been battling for control of Hadramout province.


AQAP releases 5th installment of 'Repulsion of Aggression' video series

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula has released the fifth installment of its "Repulsion of Aggression" video series, detailing three coordinated attacks in the city of Seyoun in Yemen's Hadramout province on June 26.


US adds Norwegian AQAP bomb maker to list of terrorists

Anders Cameroon Ostensvig Dale, a Norwegian who joined al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula in 2008, is thought to have been trained under AQAP bomb maker Ibrahim al Asiri or one of his lieutenants.


US adds AQAP leader involved in embassy plot to terrorist list

Shawki Ali Ahmed al Badani was involved in the 2013 plot to attack US diplomatic facilities throughout the world, as well as the US embassy in Sana'a and a suicide attack that killed more than 100 Yemeni soldiers. The US targeted Badani in a drone strike late last year.


US drones kill AQAP commander, 4 fighters in southern Yemen

An AQAP commander known as Musaad al Habashi was among five AQAP members traveling in the vehicle in Shabwa province when US drones struck.


US drones kill local AQAP commander, 2 fighters

A local Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula commander known as Jafar al Shabwani is said to have been killed in a strike in the AQAP stronghold of Wadi Abida.


AQAP eulogizes 2 Mukallah prison escapees

In the past week, a Twitter account affiliated with al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula tweeted the biographies of two fallen militants who had previously traveled to Iraq.


AQAP eulogizes commander killed in April drone strike

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula released a eulogy for the fallen emir of Mahfad, Ali bin Lakraa' al Kazimi al Awlaki, who was killed by a US drone strike in late April.


AQAP military official killed in 2013 drone strike

Sarhan Abdullah Ali al Nasi, or Khishiman, was recruited into al Qaeda by Anwar al Awlaki. Starting as a driver, Khishiman rose through the ranks to serve as a member of the Military Committee and emir of Al Jawf and Saada provinces.


23 killed in simultaneous AQAP attacks in Shabwa

The Yemeni military repelled AQAP attacks to retake Azzan and Gol al Rayda in Shabwa province.


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.


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.
 
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