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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




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