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A soldier from Central Security was captured while smuggling an explosive belt into a military camp. The soldier was preparing to detonate it during a parade on July 17.




Gunmen killed a prison director, his daughter, and two guards in an attack on a convoy in Taiz. Yemeni Salafists are seeking a greater role in the country's political transition.




An al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula operative killed himself in a premature detonation at his workshop in Sana'a. A French aid worker who was kidnapped three months ago was freed.




Inside Yemen's Shadow War




Al-Qaeda free to tighten its grip on Africa




Security forces are searching for three bomb makers from Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, and Dagestan who are believed to be attempting to travel to Idb or Dhale. Officials increased security in Sana'a one day after 10 people were killed in a suicide attack.




Arab spring took British intelligence by surprise, report says




A suicide bomber killed more than 20 people in an attack that targeted police cadets outside of a training center in Sana'a. The Yemeni military killed a senior Southern Movement leader in Aden.




Suicide bomber kills 20 police cadets in Yemeni capital

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula has carried out two major suicide attacks in the Yemeni capital since mid-May; both targeted security forces.


Would Al Qaeda's Wildfire 'Ember Bomb' Really Work?




Two al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters who escaped from a prison in Hudiayah were recaptured in Dhale. Soldiers freed a brigade commander who failed to pay his troops.




US urged to recruit master hackers to wage cyber war on al-Qaida




Security forces killed four protesters at a secessionist rally in Aden. The military said more than 40 al Qaeda in Arabian Peninsula fighters are en route to Aden to free fellow fighters from a jail.




Turkish jihadist magazine Islamic World published




Security officials said they seized documents from al Qaeda operatives on plans to establish Islamic emirates in Lahj and Sayoon. Sheikh Abdul Majeed al Zindani denied US claims that he is tied to al Qaeda.




The Yemeni military said it killed and wounded more than 20 al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters in airstrikes in Shabwa province. Three soldiers and two civilians were killed in an IED attack in Lahj.




US drones killed four al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters in Shabwa. The military said it captured four Egyptians, two Jordanians, a Somali, a Tunisian, and a Dagestani during raids against AQAP. An intelligence officer was killed in a bombing in Sana'a.




4 AQAP fighters killed in drone strike in southern Yemen

predator-uav.jpgTwo of the men were identified as Hussein Rubai and Fahad al Harithi, and "were known for ties to al Qaeda and provided shelter for militants."


Security forces detained three suicide bombers in Sana'a. Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula released a video of a captured Saudi diplomat. Saudi Arabia is reopening its embassy in Sana'a.




Security forces killed an al Qaeda leader and detained nine more in Dhale province. The government said that 13 AQAP plots to attack embassies in Sana'a were foiled. Seven soldiers were poisoned at a checkpoint in Sana'a.