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Saudi agent in bomb plot held UK passport, source says




US drones killed eight al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters in a strike in Jaar. Yemeni aircraft killed five more AQAP fighters in Jaar, and 10 more in Zinjibar.




US drone strike kills 8 AQAP fighters

predator-uav.jpgThe strike targeted a convoy of Ansar al Sharia leaders in Jaar in Abyan province.


Terror's Technician: al Qaeda bomb-maker is US' worst nightmare




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.