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Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula is holding two South African hostages who were kidnapped on May 27. The military captured 10 AQAP fighters near Mukallah. AQAP is stealing government cars in Taiz.




The Yemeni military killed two local al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula leaders and detained a fighter in Marib; the two AQAP leaders were identified as Anwar al Sanaani and Moamer al Nasheri. The former leader of the Houthis, who was killed nine years ago, was finally buried in Saada after the government returned his body.




Aden, Once The Lively Beach Resort of Yemen, Struggles Under Sway of Al Qaeda




Government forces launched an offensive against al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula in the town of Ghayl Bawazir, near Mukallah in Hawdramout province. Seven AQAP fighters, two civlians, and an Army officer are reported to have been killed. The town is one of several in the area under AQAP control.




US drones killed eight al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters in the Al Mahfad area in Abyan. AQAP fighters gunned down a Yemeni Air Force officer in charge of operations in Hawdramout.




US drones kill 8 AQAP fighters in Yemen strike

The attack struck a "convoy" of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters as they traveled in an AQAP-controlled area of Abyan province in Yemen.


Two South African tourists were kidnapped in the city of Taiz. The Iranian government strongly protested claims by Yemen's foreign minister that it is smuggling weapons into Yemen.




Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula killed a captain who commanded the Special Security Forces in Hadramout. The AQAP fighters gunned down the captain from a motorbike with a silenced weapon.




AQAP takes control of villages in eastern Yemen




Obama's new drone policy leaves room for CIA role




Yemen Makes Strides in Transition to Democracy




Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula took control of several villages outside of Mukallah in Hadramout province. AQAP fighters killed a policeman and a civilian at a checkpoint in Al Shihr in Hadramout.




US Acknowledges Killing 4 Americans in Drone Strikes




Debate Aside, Number of Drone Strikes Drops Sharply




US drones killed two al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters as they drove a motorcycle in the Khobza area of Baydah province. The strike is the second in four days. General Ahmed Ali Saleh, the former commander of the Republican Guards, was sworn in as ambassador to the UAE.




US drones strike again in Yemen, kill 2 AQAP fighters

Two al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters were killed while driving a motorcycle in the central province of Baydah. The strike is the second reported in Yemen in four days.


US drones killed four al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters in a strike in the Al Mahfad area of Abyan; the strike is the first in Yemen in a month. Five Yemeni journalists have been kidnapped in Marib province over the past week.




US drones kill 4 'militants' in first strike in Yemen in a month

Four al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters who were reportedly transporting suicide vests and explosives were killed in a strike in the terrorist haven of Al Mahfad in Abyan province.


Embassy Threats Grow in Mideast




Global impact to Sahel terror