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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




Security forces killed 10 al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters in air and artillery strikes in Jaar and Sharqa. President Hadi said that AQAP's bombings of a pipeline in Marib have cost Yemen more than $2 billion.




Eleven al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters and five soldiers were killed in fighting in Zinjibar and Jaar. Saudi Arabia is advising citizens not to travel to Yemen. The EU may freeze the assets of former president Saleh and his family.




Secret 'Kill List' Tests Obama's Principles




Inside an al Qaeda stronghold in Yemen




US drones killed five al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters in a strike that targeted the group's leader for Baydah. The Yemeni military killed six AQAP fighters in Zinjibar and said it has taken key positions outside of Jaar.




US drones target local AQAP leaders in Yemen

Kaid-al-Dhabab.jpgThe strike targeted Kaid al Dhahab, the leader of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula in Baydah province, and his brother Nabil.


Security forces killed 15 al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters in Jaar and seven more in Zinjibar. The chief of security in Aden said AQAP has infiltrated the city. AQAP offered to free a Swiss and a Saudi hostage in exchange for a ceasefire.




Leon Panetta Calls Pakistan Doctor's Treason Sentence 'Disturbing'




The military said it killed 62 al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters and retook key positions east of the city of Zinjibar. AQAP claimed credit for yesterday's suicide attack that killed 12 Houthis in Al Jawf, and released a video of a captive Saudi diplomat.




Yemen praises State Department's use of graphic anti-militant imagery




A suicide bomber killed 12 Shia in a bombing at a Houthi mosque in Al Hazm, the capital of Al Jawf province. Ansar al Sharia reportedly said the name of the Sana'a suicide bomber is a Yemeni soldier named Haitham Hamid Hussein Mufarih.




The Yemeni military claimed that 35 al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters were killed in Abyan and Lahj. A former minister called for the government to negotiate with AQAP and its political front, Ansar al Sharia.




US hacks Web sites of al-Qaeda affiliate in Yemen




US adds Abdullah Azzam Brigades to list of terror groups

Today's designation takes place after the terror group's emir and top bomb maker were added to the list of global terrorists late last year.