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US air raids on Qaeda arms caches in Yemen: witnesses




Two al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters were killed in a premature detonation in Mudiyah in Abyan province. Security forces arrested four Shabaab fighters in Mudiyah.




Al-Qaeda makes 'alarming' advances in Yemen, UN envoy warns




At least 38 al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters and commanders are reported to have been killed in airstrikes in Jaar and Al Baydah. Abdulwahhab al Homaiqani, the commander for Al Baydah, is said to have been killed.




Dozens of AQAP fighters killed in airstrikes in southern Yemen

US drones are suspected of conducting the strikes in Al Baydah and Jaar, but the reports are unconfirmed.


Qaeda Media Arm Steps Up Local Coverage in Yemen




Shia Houthi rebels killed a military officer and six bodyguards in an attack at a checkpoint in Amran. Yemeni troops returned fire, killing three Houthi fighters.




All quieter on al Qaeda's English front




The military killed seven al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters in Zinjibar. The governor of Abyan accused security services and political officials of turning the province over to AQAP.




Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula demanded the Yemeni government free its imprisoned members in exchange for 73 soldiers captured in Al Koud. AQAP claimed credit for the Al Koud raid, which killed 185 soldiers.




Yemen reels from army's defeat by al-Qaida




AQAP underestimates Yemeni casualties in Al Koud raid




The Interior Ministry has deployed two units to Al Huta, the provincial capital of Lahj. The Yemeni Army is preparing to launch a "decisive battle" in Abyan with al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.




Journalist: Yemeni officials aided AQAP




AQAP raid decimates Yemeni mechanized battalion




Al Qaeda militants serious threat as Yemen transitions away from Saleh




The more than 60 Yemeni soldiers who were captured by al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula yesterday have been taken to Jaar and are being forced to train AQAP fighters on heavy weaponry that was seized. Yemeni and US aircraft reportedly struck the AQAP camps.




AQAP overran a military base near Zinjibar and killed 185 troops and seized heavy weapons. AQAP claimed it captured more than 70 soldiers. Thirty-two AQAP fighters were reported to have been killed.




AQAP overruns Yemeni Army base, kills 185 soldiers

A base in Al Koud was overrun. AQAP seized heavy weapons and turned them against the Yemeni troops, and claimed to have captured another 70 soldiers.


An al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula suicide bomber killed a soldier in Dar al-Nasr in Baydah province. AQAP killed another soldier in a bombing in Mukallah.