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AQAP eulogizes 2 Mukallah prison escapees

In the past week, a Twitter account affiliated with al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula tweeted the biographies of two fallen militants who had previously traveled to Iraq.


AQAP eulogizes commander killed in April drone strike

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula released a eulogy for the fallen emir of Mahfad, Ali bin Lakraa' al Kazimi al Awlaki, who was killed by a US drone strike in late April.


AQAP documents confiscated by Yemeni military




Yemeni forces, AQAP trade blows




Eight soldiers and 30 Houthi fighters were killed during clashes in Amran. Security forces killed a Yemeni al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula commander in Baydah, and captured three AQAP fighters in Azzan.




Yemeni officials said that two Saudi al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters were killed yesterday in a clash in Azzan. The military killed five AQAP fighters in Shabwa. Gunmen in Marib destroyed power lines to Sana'a for the seventh time this month.




Yemen's southern offensive against AQAP continues




Yesterday, 10 Yemeni soldiers and 13 al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters were killed during clashes in Azzan and Gol al Rayda in Shabwa. AQAP stormed a police station before withdrawing from Azzan. The military launched airstrikes in Azzan today.




AQAP military official killed in 2013 drone strike

Sarhan Abdullah Ali al Nasi, or Khishiman, was recruited into al Qaeda by Anwar al Awlaki. Starting as a driver, Khishiman rose through the ranks to serve as a member of the Military Committee and emir of Al Jawf and Saada provinces.


Abu Hamza devoted his life to violent jihad, terror trial jury hears




Pictures and video of Yemeni southern offensive




23 killed in simultaneous AQAP attacks in Shabwa

The Yemeni military repelled AQAP attacks to retake Azzan and Gol al Rayda in Shabwa province.


The military killed six al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters after they shelled an army headquarters in Marib province. The military also killed a Saudi AQAP fighter in Shabwa. AQAP gunned down an intelligence official in Lahj.




Strike on AQAP weapons convoy in Shabwa kills 5 fighters




The US killed six al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters in a drone strike on a vehicle in the Wadi Abida area of Marib province. Security forces killed Majed al Matiri, a local AQAP commander from Saudi Arabia, during fighting in Shabwa.




US drone strike kills 6 AQAP fighters in central Yemen

The strike took place in the Wadi Abida district in Marib province. US drones have targeted the area six times since October 2012.


An al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula suicide bomber killed 10 soldiers and a civilian in an attack at a military police headquarters in Mukalla. Yemeni officials claimed that security forces have killed and wounded hundreds of AQAP fighters and dozens of leaders during operations in the south since April 29.




Debate grows over proposal for CIA to turn over drones to Pentagon




Yemen Shooting Opens Window on US Clandestine Operations




In Yemen, a Counterterrorism Challenge