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Map: The countries most at risk for a coup in 2013




The US killed four AQAP fighters in a drone strike in Al Jawf in northern Yemen. Said al Shihri, AQAP's deputy emir, is rumored to have died from wounds suffered in a December 2012 drone strike. AQAP confirmed the deaths of two fighters killed in a strike on Dec. 24, 2012.




4 AQAP fighters killed in drone strike in northern Yemen

The strike took place in Al Jawf province, where Anwar al Awlaki was killed two years ago. The US has launched three drone attacks in Yemen in four days.


AQAP deputy emir Said al Shihri likely killed in US drone strike




AQAP eulogizes jihadist who fought in Iraq and was killed in US drone strike in Yemen

Abdullah-Bawazir-2.jpgAbdullah Bawazir fought against US forces in Iraq and escaped from a Yemeni prison in June 2011, according to al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula. He was killed in a drone strike in Hadramout on Dec. 24, 2012.


Algeria Attack Shows Reach of Militants




US drones killed an al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula commander and two fighters in a strike in Marib province. The three AQAP members were released from prison in April 2012 after being detained for fighting in Abyan province.




US kills 3 more AQAP fighters in drone strike in Marib

Three al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters who were captured by security forces but freed in April 2012 were killed in the attack.


US drones killed eight al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters in a strike in Marib province. Two Saudi AQAP fighters were among those killed; one was identified as Ismail bin Jamil.




US drone strike kills 2 Saudi AQAP fighters in central Yemen

One of the Saudi AQAP fighters was identified as Ismail bin Jamil. The US has launched two strikes so far this year.


Terror Threat Prompts US Rethink on Africa




CIA drone strikes will get pass in counterterrorism 'playbook,' officials say




"Gunmen" bombed an oil pipeline in the village of Rudum in Shabwa province; the pipeline moved more than 8,000 barrels of oil per day. Nine al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters were transferred from Aden to Sana'a to face trial.




"Gunmen" assassinated the deputy chief of police in a shooting from a motorcycle in Damar. Iran's ambassador to Yemen denied the US ambassador's accusation that Iran is supporting insurgent and terrorist groups.




A Yemeni official said that tribesmen sold a Finnish couple and an Austrian man who were kidnapped last month to al Qaeda in Baydah province. Security forces detained two AQAP fighters near Sana'a. Nine AQAP fighters are being tried for last year's suicide attack in Sana'a that killed 86 troops.




Agent: Car-bomb suspect sincere, spelled out plan




U.S. envoy says Iran working to destabilize Yemen: report




Counterterrorism forces raided an al Qaeda hideout in Jader, just north of Sanaa, capturing two al Qaeda operatives. Target lists and a quantity of IEDs, suicide vests, and bombmaking materials were seized. The cell, which used motorbikes, may be linked to the assassinations of 40 officers in Yemen in 2012 by attackers on motorbikes.




A Dane tells of his life as a spy inside the al-Qaida network




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