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The US killed a local al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula commander and his bodyguard in a drone strike yesterday in Al Jawf. Six Shia Houthi rebels and two soldiers were killed during clashes just outside of Sana'a. Human Rights Watch said the military used excessive force during recent protests in Aden that resulted in the death of one separatist.




Saudi Arabia accuses 8 of aiding and financing al Qaeda

Saudi Arabia charged eight defendants with providing weaponry and financial funding to al Qaeda in support of terrorist operations inside and outside the kingdom.


US drones kill local AQAP commander and bodyguard

The strike killed a local al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula military commander known as Moajab bin Aziz, as well as his bodyguard. The US has launched four drone strikes in Yemen since the beginning of March.


The US killed four al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula operatives in a drone strike in the Wadi Abida area of Al Shabwa district in Marib. The two local al Qaeda leaders, identified as Ebad Mobarak Al Shabwani and Ja'afar Mohammad Jaber Al Shabwani, were killed in the strike.




US drones kill 4 AQAP commanders and fighters in central Yemen

The Yemeni media identified the two AQAP commanders killed in last night's strike in Marib province as Ebad Mobarak Al Shabwani and Ja'afar Mohammad Jaber Al Shabwani.


Four al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters and two Yemeni soldiers were killed as AQAP launched a suicide assault on a military base in Lawdar in Lahj province. Salafists from the Muslim Brotherhood clashed with Shia Houthis in the northern province of Al Jawf; 17 people are reported to have been killed over the past three days.




AQAP leader on trial in Yemen




Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula executed a man at dawn today in the city of Al Shajar in Hadramout province. AQAP accused the man of being an "American spy" and displayed his body hanging from a pole at a soccer field. The government is prosecuting an AQAP leader for targeting security personnel.




AQAP executes "American Spy"




The US killed four al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters, including Ali Juraym, a commander who fought in Iraq, in a drone strike an Al Jawf province. AQAP nearly assassinated the commander of the Second Armored Brigade in an attack in Shabwa province.




US drones kill al Qaeda operative who fought in Iraq

An al Qaeda commander in northern Yemen known as Ali Juraym was killed in the strike. He previously fought for al Qaeda in Iraq.


The US killed three al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula operatives in a drone strike in Marib. AQAP cleric and leader Sheikh Ma'moun Abdulhamid Hatem escaped the strike. AQAP killed seven soldiers in an ambush and a policeman in a mortar attack on a police station.




US kills 3 AQAP operatives in Yemen drone strike

An al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula leader is said to have been targeted in the strike. Three AQAP operatives, including a wanted commander, are reported to have been killed.


Mainstream UK charities have donated thousands to Islamic group fronted by terror suspect




Twenty-four people are reported to have been killed during clashes between Salafists and Yemeni troops on one side, and Shia Houthi rebels on the other. The fighting took place in Hizm, the provincial capital of Jawf.




Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula gunned down a general in intelligence in Mukallah, the capital of Hadramout. The UN Security Council approved sanctions against those who prevent the political transition in Yemen; no one has been named to the list, however.




Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula gunned down a colonel in military intelligence in the town of Ataq in Shabwa province. "Gunmen" kidnapped a female Czech doctor in Sana'a, but then released her shortly afterward.




A terror warning for international flights was issued by the Department of Homeland Security due to intercepted communications from Ibrahim al Asiri, al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula's master bomb maker. The UN is considering targeted sanctions against former president Saleh and his deputy for disrupting Yemen's political process.




In Yemen, a woman's life entangled with al Qaeda




Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula is thought to have gunned down a Salafist cleric in Hadramout who has been critical of the terror group. Human Rights Watch released a report stating that a drone strike in Rada'a in December 2013 targeted a wedding party and all 12 people killed were likely civilians.