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Al Qaeda in Yemen advertises for Western recruits




Twenty-eight al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters and six soldiers were killed during fighting outside of Jaar. The military said it retook the Batis area and the October 7 factory in Abyan province.




The military said three al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters were killed during shelling outside of Jaar. A Yemeni official also claimed five AQAP fighters were killed in a drone strike on June 7; the report has not been confirmed.




Ten al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters and three Yemeni soldiers were killed in fighting outside of Jaar in Abyan province. AQAP still controls the town after one month of fighting.




Russia says is not against Assad's departure




Five tribesmen and three al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters were killed during fighting to control Al Bais, a town north of Jaar. A senior cleric called for AQAP to lay down its weapons and said suicide bombings are not part of jihad.




Libyan official: US drones seeking jihadists in Libya




Twenty al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters and five tribesmen were killed during fighting outside of Jaar. Yemeni helicopter gunships opened fire on AQAP positions in Jaar.




Thirteen al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters and four soldiers were killed during fighting in southern Yemen. The International Committee of the Red Cross said that tens of thousands of Yemeni civilians are trapped in the fighting.




Thousands of Yemenis caught up in fighting: ICRC




Abu Yahya al-Libi of Al Qaeda Said to Be Killed




The military said 26 al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters were killed during fighting in Zinjibar and Jaar. The military defeated an AQAP attempt to take the city of Attaq, the capital of Shabwa province.




Yemen: Al-Qaeda starts suicide-bomber recruitment drive




An Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula suicide bomber killed four people in an attack against a pro-government militia in Abyan. Houthi rebels stormed a headquarters of the Islah party in Saada.




Eleven al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters and two soldiers were killed during fighting in Zinjibar and Jaar. Yemeni troops are being transferred from Lawdar to Sharqa, which is under al Qaeda's control.




US drone targets in Yemen raise questions




Several people were killed during fighting between Houthis and Salafists in the Kitaf district in Saada. Yemen and Iraq signed an agreement to share intelligence on terrorists operating in the region.




Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula released 27 Yemeni soldiers who have been captured during military operations in Shabwa. Yemen's foreign minister accused Iran of "intervention in internal affairs."




Four al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters and three Yemeni soldiers were killed in fighting in Rada'a in Baydah province. The Houthis said that they would conduct peace talks with the government. Dozens of Houthis and tribesmen were killed in clashes in Hajja.




In Yemen, US airstrikes breed anger, and sympathy for al-Qaeda