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The military claimed it ousted al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula from its positions in an areas between Lahj and Abyan provinces. The head of the Republican Guard, who is former President Saleh's son, reportedly disobeyed orders from President Hadi to stop the fighting north of Sana'a.




Yemeni aircraft killed 43 al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters in airstrikes in the Al Milah area in Lahj province. AQAP killed 17 yemeni troops in the town last weekend.




Yemeni aircraft kill 43 AQAP fighters




Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula killed seven Yemeni troops in Shibam in Hadramout province. Tribesmen north of Sana'a denied AQAP was fighting government forces there.




Seventeen Yemeni soldiers and 13 al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters were killed during fighting in Al Milah. AQAP forces overran a checkpoint and seized two tanks and other weapons before withdrawing to Ja'ar.




The US killed five AQAP fighters and a civilian in two drone strikes in Azzan. "Militants" blew up an LNG pipeline north of Balhalf, a major LNG terminal. The US issued a travel warning to American citizens "due to terrorist activities and civil unrest."




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.