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Seven al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters were killed in two airstrikes in Shabwa and Abyan provinces. "Gunmen" killed a security official in Hadramout. AQAP said it would execute 73 Yemeni soldiers on April 30 if AQAP fighters in prison are not released.




Pentagon establishes Defense Clandestine Service, new espionage unit




Militants and Politics Bedevil Yemen's New President




The military claimed that 20 al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters were killed during airstrikes in Lawdar and Samda. A Frenchman working for the Red Cross was kidnapped in Hudayda.




Brennan on bin Laden raid, and "dangerous" Yemen




The military claimed 10 Saudi and three Somali al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters were killed while fighting in Abyan. Eight people were killed during clashes between Salafists and Houthis in Saada. A military officer in Aden was reportedly arrested for supplying weapons to AQAP.




The military claimed that 27 al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters were killed during clashes and airstrikes in Zinjibar and Lawdar. Two soldiers were killed during fighting near Zinjibar. The Interior Ministry said that AQAP is planning a suicide assault on the LNG plant in Balhaf.




The CIA wants to expand the drone campaign in Yemen, including the use of "signature strikes" against groups of armed fighters. Yemen LNG plans to restart exports in May after its infrastructure was attacked in March.




CIA seeks new authority to expand Yemen drone campaign




Ex-Gitmo detainee delivers ransom demands for kidnapped Saudi

Shedoky.JPGAn ex-Gitmo detainee phoned Saudi authorities with the ransom demands for a kidnapped Saudi diplomat. The Saudi official was kidnapped by al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula in southern Yemen.


Officials said that six al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters were killed in airstrikes in Lawdar and four more were killed in Ja'ar. Pakistan has delayed the deportation of Osama bin Laden's wives and children to Yemen.




Sudanese al Qaeda fighter killed in Yemen

Bara'a Muhammad Salim al Sudani is said to have fought in Pakistan under al Qaeda military leader Abu Laith al Libi before joining al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.


Yemen airstrike kills six Qaeda-linked fighters: government




Bin Laden's Family to Leave Pakistan Overnight




An al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula suicide bomber killed three people in Abyan. AQAP threatened to kill the Saudi diplomat who was kidnapped on March 28.




US drones killed five al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters in a strike in Azzan in Shabwa province. AQAP is in control of Shabwa. Forty inmates were wounded during riots at a prison in Hajjah.




US Predators strike again in southern Yemen

Five al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters were killed in an attack in Shabwa province. The strike is the fourth in Yemen this month.


US drones reportedly killed a senior al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula commander in Baydah province. AQAP killed three children in an IED attack in Aden.




US drones kill AQAP leader in southern Yemen




US drones kill 21 AQAP fighters in separate strikes in southern Yemen

Seven al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters were killed in a strike in Baydah today, and 14 more were killed in a strike in Lawdar on April 11.