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2 Australian nationals killed in Yemen in November drone strike

Two Australian citizens believed to have been fighting alongside al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula were killed in the Nov. 19, 2013 US airstrike in Yemen's Hadramout province. Both are considered low-level AQAP fighters.


US drone strike hits AQAP training camp in southern Yemen

Three suspected al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters were killed in a strike on a camp that was recently featured in the terror group's propaganda.


AQAP welcomes Sana'a prison fugitives

The latest al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula video documents the welcoming reception organized by AQAP for its members who escaped the Sana'a central prison in February.


AQAP releases first installment of 'Journey of Jihad' video series

The media wing of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula released the first installment of "Journey of Jihad" documenting Sa'id al Shihri's life.


Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula releases 12th issue of Inspire magazine

AQAP's latest edition of Inspire magazine purports to show jihadists how to make car bombs similar to the one used by Faisal Shahzad, who was responsible for the failed May 2010 bombing in Times Square.


Saudi Arabia accuses 8 of aiding and financing al Qaeda

Saudi Arabia charged eight defendants with providing weaponry and financial funding to al Qaeda in support of terrorist operations inside and outside the kingdom.


US drones kill local AQAP commander and bodyguard

The strike killed a local al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula military commander known as Moajab bin Aziz, as well as his bodyguard. The US has launched four drone strikes in Yemen since the beginning of March.


US drones kill 4 AQAP commanders and fighters in central Yemen

The Yemeni media identified the two AQAP commanders killed in last night's strike in Marib province as Ebad Mobarak Al Shabwani and Ja'afar Mohammad Jaber Al Shabwani.


US drones kill al Qaeda operative who fought in Iraq

An al Qaeda commander in northern Yemen known as Ali Juraym was killed in the strike. He previously fought for al Qaeda in Iraq.


US kills 3 AQAP operatives in Yemen drone strike

An al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula leader is said to have been targeted in the strike. Three AQAP operatives, including a wanted commander, are reported to have been killed.


AQAP storms prison in Yemen's capital, frees al Qaeda operatives

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula freed 19 of its operatives in a complex suicide assault on the central prison in Sana'a.


US drone strike targets AQAP in central Yemen

Four al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters were killed in a town that is known to serve as a base for the Yemen Soldiers Brigade.


AQAP overruns Yemeni army base, seizes armored vehicles

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters attacked military bases in Rada'a in central Yemen, where the group has remained entrenched.


Senate report: Terrorists 'affiliated' with multiple al Qaeda groups involved in Benghazi attack

A newly released report by the Senate Intelligence Committee notes that terrorists "affiliated" with al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), the Muhammad Jamal Network, and Ansar al Sharia took part in the Sept. 11, 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya.


US drone strike accidentally kills civilian in eastern Yemen

Five of the past six strikes in Yemen have taken place in Hadramout, a province where al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula is known to operate.


US drones kill 2 AQAP fighters in eastern Yemen

The strike is the first in Yemen this year. Four of the past five strikes in Yemen have occurred in Hadramout province, an AQAP stronghold and the ancestral home of Osama bin Laden.


AQAP suicide assault team targets security HQ in Aden

An al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula suicide assault team was repelled by security forces. AQAP continues to launch suicide attacks and assaults in Aden and throughout Yemen.


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 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.
 
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