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Training for Consulate Attacks, in Case There's a Next Time




US Unease Over Legal Basis for Drone Strikes




The children were killed in an IED attack in Hadramout. Security forces detained two al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters in Sana'a. The military reportedly will receive four unarmed RQ-11 Raven drones.




President Hadi said the government is willing to negotiate with al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula if the terror group disarms. AQAP reportedly has withdrawn the bulk of its forces from Aden and Abyan and is regrouping in Marib, Al Jawf, and Sa'ada.




Yemenis paint disappeared activists on Sanaa streets




UK to Extradite Muslim Cleric to US




An anti-al Qaeda militia detained four AQAP fighters in Jaar. A liquefied natural gas pipeline that feeds the Balhaf terminal was bombed.




"Gunmen" killed a colonel in the Political Security Office in an attack in the capital of Sana'a. Yemeni fighters are said to be among a number of foreign fighters battling the Assad regime in Syria.




The Political Security Office has again refused to prosecute al Qaeda suspects. Militiamen in Jaar arrested three suspected al Qaeda operatives. Houthis in Sana'a have painted hundreds of murals calling for "Death to America."




A suicide bomber wounded the head of an anti-al Qaeda militia from Jaar in an attack in Aden; the militia leader and four bodyguards were wounded. Thirteen people were killed during clashes between Houthis and Sunni tribesmen in Amran.




The chief of security for Al Mahfad district in Abyan said that more than 400 Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters, including Saudis and Pakistanis, have regrouped there. AQAP uses their bases in Al Mahfad to launch attacks in Sana'a, Abyan, Hadramout, Shabwah, and Marib.




Yemeni security forces attack on French journalist caught on video




A Yemeni official said DNA tests show that Said al Shihri, the deputy emir of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, was not killed in a recent drone strike. AQAP urged Yemenis to kill Americans for the release of the video of the Prophet Mohammed.




Al Qaeda in Yemen urges Muslims to kill US diplomats over film




Anti-American Protests Over Film Expand to More Than a Dozen Countries




Protesters stormed the US embassy in Sana'a, tore down the US flag, and chanted "death to America" and "death to Israel." Yemen security forces did not prevent protesters from entering the embassy.




Post-embassy attack, Egyptian President Morsi's silence deafening




Security forces detained three al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters in Abyan. President Hadi fired the military intelligence and national security ministers after a suicide bomber nearly killed the defense minister.




Al-Qaida still poses a threat: Panetta




In Yemen, tribal militias in a fierce battle with al-Qaeda wing