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'White Widow' Lewthwaite 'Key' In Al Shabaab




An al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula suicide bomber seriously wounded three people in an attack in the Al Askariya district in Lahj province. The three wounded Yemenis were members of the Southern Movement, a group in the South that seeks independence from the country.




Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula gunned down a colonel in Yemeni intelligence in Mukallah. Tribesmen in Marib province cut off the power to the capital of Sana'a yesterday by attacking an electrical tower.




"Gunmen" killed a German embassy guard and kidnapped a UNICEF worker in separate incidents in the capital of Sana'a. The United Nations warned its staff in Sana'a to remain home after the attacks in Sana'a.




Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters killed a Yemeni special forces colonel in an attack in Aden. The Yemeni military wrongly arrested a customs officer who they claimed was AQAP's emir in Ghail Bawazir in Hadramout.




Yemeni military and police forces retook a military headquarters in Mukallah that was overrun by al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula on Sept. 29. Ten soldiers and an undisclosed number of AQAP fighters were killed.




Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters killed four Yemeni soldiers in Hadramout and gunned down a military colonel in Taiz on Monday. A court sentenced five AQAP operatives to terms in prison of between two to 10 years for their involvement in last year's suicide bombing in Sana'a that killed 86 soldiers.




A platoon of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters overran a military headquarters in Mukallah, killing and capturing several Yemeni soldiers. Yemeni special forces retook the base, killing and capturing several AQAP fighters.




AQAP fighters storm Yemen Army base in east




Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters are suspected of gunning down a man thought to be a homosexual in Huta in Lahj province. Twenty people were wounded yesterday in a pair of bombings in the capital of Sana'a.




A suicide bomber killed a Yemeni intelligence officer in an attack at a market in the city of Ataq in Shabwa province. He is the second intelligence officer to be assassinated by al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula in two days.




Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula gunned down a colonel in the Yemeni military in Sana'a. A court sentenced an al Qaeda fighter to three years of house arrest for his role in fighting alongside al Qaeda in Abyan province.




Four tribesmen and four Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters were killed in Marib. An American photojournalist is said to have been kidnapped in Sana'a. The American ambassador denied reports of hundreds of US soldiers being deployed in Yemen.




Attack Points to Al-Qaida Surge in Yemen




AQAP launches multiple suicide assaults in southern Yemen

AQAP launched coordinated suicide assaults against military camps in Shabwa province. Fifty-six Yemeni soldiers and policemen were killed and an undisclosed number of troops are said to have been captured.


Court document references al Qaeda-linked chemical weapons program in Somalia




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.