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US drone strikes kill 5 AQAP fighters, 1 civilian in southern Yemen

The strikes hit targets in the al Qaeda-controlled city of Azzan. The US has carried out six drone strikes this month, an all-time high for Yemen.

Foreign Fighters Join Syrian Rebels: Jihadists Declare Holy War Against Assad Regime

On Run, Bin Laden Had 4 Children and 5 Houses, a Wife Says

The al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters who kidnapped a Swiss woman have demanded the release of the wives of Osama bin Laden from Pakistani custody. AQAP also wants Iraq and Saudi Arabia to free women from custody.

US to give $100 million to boost Tunisia finances: Clinton

US drone strikes on Yemen escalate

Arab Revolts Risk Fuelling Sectarian Tensions

"Gunmen" kidnapped a Saudi diplomat in the southern city of Aden. The government urged Pakistan to free Amal al Sadeh, one of Osama bin Laden's wives, and her four children.

Security forces arrested six Somalis who are thought to be members of Shabaab during a raid in Zinjibar. Unknown "gunmen" attacked a prison in Aden as riots inside the jail were underway.

Behind militia lines in Jaar, Yemen

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula has seized control of the coastal town of Radum in Shabwa province. AQAP assassinated an intelligence official in Lahj.

The Yemeni military claimed it killed 29 al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters while shelling positions in Zinjibar with naval gunships. Houthi rebels killed seven people in IED attacks in Hajjah.

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula brutally executed a senior intelligence officer in Mukallah. Heavy fighting between AQAP and security forces was reported in Marib.

Security forces said they captured six Somalis in Abyan who were working with al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula. The Red Cross visited 72 Yemeni soldiers who are currently in AQAP custody after being captured in Al Koud two weeks ago.

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula has moved a female Swiss hostage from Hudiyah to their stronghold in Abyan province. AQAP is demanding a $1.2 million ransom to secure her release.

'Missiles from the sea' kill 16 AQAP fighters in Zinjibar

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula is said to have kidnapped a Swiss woman and reportedly is demanding the release of two AQAP prisoners in exchange for her release.

Iran is providing weapons, including EFPs, to Houthi rebels in the north. The White House continues to support the detention of a Yemeni journalist who was convicted of working with al Qaeda.

The bin Laden plot to kill President Obama

US says Manning helped Al-Qaeda with leaks