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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

Bloomberg News on Zawahiri's communications

Wuhayshi imparted lessons of AQAP operations in Yemen to AQIM

The al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula emir was providing guidance to al Qaeda's affiliate in North Africa on its operation in northern Mali more than one year ago.

US drones killed two al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters in a strike in Lahj. AQAP fighters killed five soldiers in an attack at a checkpoint outside of the Balhaf liquefied natural gas export terminal in Hadramout province.

US kills 2 AQAP fighters in drone strike in southern Yemen

The US has launched nine strikes in Yemen in the past 14 days. The strike in Lahj is the first recorded in the southern province.

Yemen Terror Boss Left Blueprint for Waging Jihad

Analysis: Recent embassy closures triggered by Zawahiri communications with multiple subordinates

The Long War Journal has confirmed a report by the Daily Beast saying that multiple al Qaeda operatives were involved in the intercepted communications that led to the closure of more than 20 US diplomatic facilities.

US drones killed six al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula operatives and two civilians in a pair of strikes in Hadramout province. Yemeni officials are denying that AQAP plotted to take over the city of Mukallah and two petroleum export facilities.

Al Qaeda Yemen Branch Plot Prompted U.S. Alert

Yemen Steps Back from Plot Claims, Highlighting US Challenge

Al-Qaeda's Yemen branch eyes a new haven

US targets AQAP in 2 more drone strikes, kills 6 operatives

The US has dramatically stepped up its targeting of AQAP as a plot to attack US facilities has unfolded. There have been four strikes in the past two days, and eight in 12 days.

Dutch embassy in Yemen was potential terror target: Foreign Minister

Aussies working with al-Qa'ida identified amid calls for Yemeni evacuation

US drones struck for the fifth time in 11 days, killing seven al Qaeda operatives in a strike in Shabwa province. The government said it foiled an al Qaeda plot to take control of the provincial capital of Mukallah and seize the Balhaf and Al Dabbah gas and oil export facilities.

US strikes twice in Yemen, kills 11 AQAP operatives in drone attacks

The US has launched six strikes in 11 days. The strikes are part of a US effort hit al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, whose emir is at the center of the plot to conduct attacks on Western targets.

US kills 4 AQAP operatives in Yemen drone strike

The strike, which took place in the central province of Marib, is the fourth in Yemen in 10 days.