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AQAP posts video of attack on military barracks in Hadramout, Yemen




UN: Islamic State group got up to $45M in ransoms




AQAP eulogizes fighter killed in US drone strike




AQAP publishes biography of American jihadist Samir Khan

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula released a biography of American AQAP operative and Inspire Magazine founder Samir Khan, who was killed in a US drone strike on Sept. 30, 2011.


AQAP continues targeting Houthis in central Yemen




AQAP military commander rallies Sunnis against alleged US-Houthi alliance




5 transferred Gitmo detainees served al Qaeda, leaked files allege

The Defense Department announced the transfer of five Guantanamo detainees yesterday. According to leaked threat assessments prepared by Joint Task Force Guantanamo, all five served al Qaeda. Four of the five were deemed either "high" or "medium to high" risks.


5 Guantánamo Inmates Are Sent to Eastern Europe




AQAP claims attacks targeting Houthi leaders in Dhamar




AQAP claims attacks in eastern and central Yemen




Yemeni tribes say they will resist Houthi takeover of oil facilities




AQAP releases interview with Jalal al Marqishi




A suicide bomber killed dozens of Shiite Houthi rebels in an attack in Rada'a; 26 more Houthis have been killed during fighting in the town over the past several days. Al Qaeda killed a military officer in an IED attack in Mukalla. US drones killed seven AQAP fighters in a strike in Shabwa.




US drone strike kills 7 terrorists in southern Yemen

According to Yemeni officials, the strike targeted al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters as they were preparing to launch an attack in the southern province of Shabwa.


Three security guards and a Houthi fighter were killed during clashes at the main airport in the capital of Sana'a. The US sanctioned former president Ali Saleh and Houthi military commanders Abdullah Yahya al Hakim and Abd al Khaliq al Houthi as political spoilers.




AQAP eulogizes emir of Lahj province killed in Aden, Yemen




AQAP continues escalation of attacks in Yemen, targets US ambassador

Over the weekend, al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula claimed credit for a series of high-profile attacks throughout Yemen, including a failed assassination of the US ambassador, Matthew H. Tueller.


Yemen announces new cabinet as UN sanctions Saleh, Houthis




The Yemeni military said it killed Turki al Asiri, who was described as al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula's emir for Lahj province, and captured another AQAP operative. The UN sanctioned former president Ali Saleh and two Houthi leaders.




The US killed Shawki Ali Ahmed al Badani, a wanted al Qaeda operative involved in the US embassies plot in 2013, and Nabil al Dhahab, AQAP's emir for Baydah, in a drone strike on Nov. 4. Tribesmen in Marib province bombed the main oil export pipeline.