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Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula confirmed that Kaid al Dhahab was killed in a US drone strike. AQAP killed two Yemeni soldiers in an ambush in Hadramout. Tribesmen bombed an oil pipeline in Marib.




Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula gunned down an intelligence officer in Hadramout. A court acquitted five Saudis of belonging to al Qaeda and plotting to attack Yemeni security forces, but convicted them of entering the country illegally.




Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula gunned down two senior intelligence officers, both colonels, in attacks in Al Qoton and Al Hota in Hadramout province. AQAP handed out machine guns and rifles as prizes in Ibb, Ad Dali, and Al Baydah provinces during Ramadan.




"Gunmen" killed an intelligence officer along the border with Saudi Arabian and a retired intelligence official in Lahj. Tribesmen blew up the country's main oil pipeline in Marib province.




The government will prosecute five Saudi Arabian members of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula on terrorism charges. The Southern Secessionist Movement is continuing to seek a break with the government.




Six al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters and two members of pro-government militias were killed during fighting in Lawdar in Abyan province and Yafaa in Lahj province. The AQAP fighters were attempting to retake control of Lawdar.




US drones killed Kaid al Dhahab, al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula's emir in the central province of Baydah, and two fighters in a strike on a vehicle. AQAP attempted to attack police forces in Jaar in Abyan province.




US kills local AQAP commander in drone strike in central Yemen

Kaid-al-Dhabab.jpgKaid al Dhahab, al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula's emir in in the central province of Baydah, is said to have been killed in the first US drone strike in Yemen in nearly three weeks.


Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula killed a senior intelligence official and his son in an attack in Aden. Four more people were killed in a bombing at a market in Al Baydah.




AQAP official comments on Egypt events, says America retreating

In two new messages, al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula official Harith bin Ghazi al Nadhari denounced the recent crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt and praised the actions of jihadists throughout the region and beyond.


An al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula suicide bomber killed two soldiers and wounded six more in an attack in Shibam. Security forces detained six "wanted terrorists" in Taiz.




President Hadi defended the US's use of drones in Yemen, and requested the US transfer technology to the country to pursue al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula. The United Kingdom and Germany have reopened their embassies after being shuttered for two weeks due to a threat from al Qaeda.




Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula killed Aden's intelligence chief and his son in an ambush. The government apologized to Yemenis for military actions that in the past targeted southern separatists.




US embassy in Sanaa, Yemen reopens after security threats




American al Qaeda militant urges attacks on US diplomats




Why the White House blessed the recent Yemen drone strikes




U.S. source: Code words in al Qaeda intercepts raised 'great concern'




A Yemeni newspaper reported that Ibrahim al Asiri, al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula's master bombmaker, may have been wounded in the Aug. 10 drone strike in Lahj. Yemen's spokesman in Washington denied al Asiri was wounded or killed.




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




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