Results tagged “Yemen”

Would you like to limit the tag results display to a specific section?

If you do, then pick any of the sections below:

Or simply go to the aggregated tag results from:



Seven security guards and five civilians were killed in a car bombing in Sana'a that targeted Defense Minister Major General Muhammad Nasir Ahmad. The defense minister was not hurt in the attack.




Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula deputy emir Said al Shihri is reported to have been killed in the Sept. 5 drone strike in Hadramout. A senior Sunni cleric denounced US drone strikes in Yemen. Security forces disrupted three car bomb plots in Sana'a, Aden, and Hadramout.




AQAP deputy emir reported killed in recent drone strike

Shihri-Inspire-1-thumb.JPGThe Yemeni military claimed that Said al Shihri, a former Guantanamo detainee and the current deputy emir of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, has been killed. The report has not been confirmed; Yemeni officials have claimed in the past that he has been killed and captured.


Security forces captured 28 al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters during operations in Zinjibar and Jaar in Abyan province. Abdelrauf al Dhahab, a local al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula leader whose brothers took control of Rada'a earlier this year, was the target of the Sept. 2 strike that killed 13 civilians.




US drones targeted local AQAP leader in Yemen: report




Saudi Arabia's al-Qaeda challenge




Security forces killed three al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters after their convoy was ambushed in Shaqra. AQAP attempted to assassinate a commander of a pro-government tribal militia in Abyan; a bodyguard was killed in the attack.




Three foreign al Qaeda fighters were reportedly killed in yesterday's drone strike in Hadramout province. The identities and home countries of those thought to have been killed was not disclosed.




US drones killed six "Islamist militants" in an airstrike in the eastern province of Hadramout. The Seyaj Organization for Childhood Protection, a Yemeni human rights group, condemned the US drone strikes.




Donors pledge $6.4 billion in aid to Yemen




6 'Islamist militants' killed in US drone strike in Yemen

Five out of the last seven strikes since the beginning of August have hit AQAP targets in the eastern province of Hadramout.


"Gunmen" bombed a gas pipeline in Marib that fed the Belhaf terminal. International donors pledged $6.4 billion in aid for "development and stability."




US drones accidentally killed 13 Yemeni civilians in the Sept. 2 airstrike in Rada'a. The drones targeted a car transporting al Qaeda fighters but missed the intended target.




Khaled Batis, the mastermind of the 2002 attack on the Limburg oil tanker, was killed in a US drone strike on Aug. 31. The US killed five AQAP fighters in a drone strike in Rada'a.




US drone strike kills AQAP operative involved in Limburg tanker attack

Khaled Batis, the mastermind of the 2002 attack on the Limburg oil tanker, was killed on Aug. 31. The US also carried out a drone strike in Rada'a today; 13 civilians were reported killed.


US drones killed eight al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters in an airstrike on a vehicle in Hadramout province. Four out of the last five drone strikes have taken place in the eastern province.




US drones strike again in Yemen, kill 8 AQAP fighters

Four of the last five drone strikes have taken place in the eastern province of Hadramout.


Gunmen assassinated a Political Security officer in Sana'a. Security forces arrested six al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters in Hodeida, Aden, and Jaar.




US drone strike kills Saudi 'militant' in Yemen

A Saudi known as Salim Mubarak al Saiary was one of two al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters reported killed in a strike in an area between Marib and Hadramout provinces.


A US drone strike killed two al Qaeda fighters, including a Saudi, in a strike in an area between Marib and Hadramout provinces. The government claimed it needs $11 billion in foreign aid.