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AQAP claims credit for series of attacks in Yemen

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula has claimed credit for 16 attacks over the past several days as it battles Houthi rebels for control of central Yemen.


Al Qaeda portrays US-led bombing campaign as 'Crusade' against Islam

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) has released a statement once again calling on jihadists in Syria to unite against their common enemies, especially the US. AQAP and other jihadists are portraying the US-led bombing campaign in Iraq and Syria as part of a "Crusade" against Muslims.


AQAP, Houthis clash in central Yemen

On Oct. 15, AQAP fighters checked the Houthi advance in Bayda province and seized the al Adayn directorate in Ibb following the fall of Ibb city at the hands of the Shi'ite rebels.


Houthi rebels seize Hodeidah and Dhamar

Houthi rebels seized the strategic port city of Hodeidah on the Red Sea coast as well as the central Yemeni city of Dhamar on Oct. 14.


US drone strike kills AQAP commander in Shabwa

The strike in Shabwa reportedly killed an AQAP military commander.


AQAP attacks Yemeni military in Hadramout

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula attacked several military targets in Yemen's eastern Hadramout province between Oct. 9 and Oct. 13, killing about 40 Yemeni soldiers.


AQAP suicide attacks kill scores in Sana'a and Hadramout

Simultaneous suicide attacks in Sana'a and Hadramout left at least 63 people dead today in Yemen.


AQAP conducts offensive against Yemeni military in Baydah

AQAP continues to attack security personnel in central and southern Yemen as the government is weakened by the Houthi rebellion.


AQAP official calls on rival factions in Syria to unite against West

Nasser bin Ali al Ansi, an AQAP leader, is featured in a new video calling on rival jihadists in Iraq and Syria to unite against their common enemies. Al Ansi says the jihadists should form a "coalition" to strike America.


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.
 
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