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Sources: Saudi counterterrorism work broke up new AQAP plane plot

A Saudi double agent within al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula provided information on the latest underwear bomb plot and intelligence that led to the drone strike that killed Fahd al Quso. President Hadi refused an offer by Salafist clerics to mediate between AQAP and the government.

Bomb plot reveals Saudi intelligence network, inroads

US drone attacks in Yemen cause political strain

Suicide Mission Volunteer Was Double Agent, Officials Say

CIA unraveled bomb plot from within

Officials: Chemical from printer bombs used again

Yemeni officials are angry that the US did not inform the government of an airline plot hatched in the country. The US is sending military trainers back into Yemen.

Foiled plot shows militants seek detection-proof bombs

Al-Qaeda bomb plot 'foiled by Yemen insider'

US: CIA thwarts new al-Qaida underwear bomb plot

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula overran two bases in Al Koud and Dawfas, killing 32 soldiers and capturing 28 more. Tribesmen killed AQAP commander Bassam Al Sayed in Radfan in Lahj province. AQAP denied it plans on freeing a Saudi diplomat and a Swiss hostage.

AQAP overruns Yemeni Army bases, kills 32 soldiers

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters attacked two bases outside of Zinjibar. Forty troops were wounded and at least 28 were captured.

The US killed senior al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula leader Fadh al Quso in a drone strike in Shabwa. The government may deport two Belgians who are accused of plotting terror attack. The interior minister expects a kidnapped Saudi diplomat and a French teacher should be released within 48 hours.

USS Cole bomber killed in US drone strike in Yemen

quso.jpgThe Yemeni Embassy said Fahd al Quso was killed in an airstrike in Shabwa province. A US intelligence official told The Long War Journal that Quso was the target of a strike.

In the latest release of Inspire magazine, slain al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula leader Anwar al Awlaki called for chemical and biological attacks against the US. Former President Saleh's son stepped down from commanding the 3rd Brigade of the Republican Guard.

Obama's Afghanistan speech: a small view of the war sparked by 9/11

The Yemeni military said it killed 15 al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters in airstrikes on a camp in Ja'ar. A second Yemeni security guard died of wounds from yesterday's attack on a convoy in Hadramout. AQAP is distributing free gas and electricity to people living in areas under its control.

"Gunmen" in Hadramout province wounded Total's French security chief and killed his Yemeni bodyguard. A Swiss teacher who has been kidnapped by al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula pled with the Swiss government to negotiate her release.

Officials Watch for Terrorists With Body Bombs on US-Bound Planes