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The Secret War: How US hunted AQ in Africa




Sana'a International Airport reopened after two Yemeni Air Force fighters were blown up yesterday; bombs were placed on 15 jets but only two detonated. Marib tribesmen freed an Uzbek doctor who was kidnapped last week.




Sanaa International Airport has been closed after four blasts destroyed two Yemeni fighter aircraft; the cause of the explosions has not been determined. Four people were killed when government forces shelled villages in Arhab.




Four soldiers were wounded in a bombing outside a security headquarters in Aden. The attack follows another in Aden on Friday, which killed a senior anti-terror security official.




AQAP claims media emir is alive




Security forces killed six al Qaeda fighters in attacks in Shaqra and Zinjibar. The government denied it was employing Syrians to battle protesters.




AQAP denies emir Nasir al Wuhayshi killed in US airstrike

Wuhayshi-Madad.jpgIn a new AQAP periodical released by the recently formed Madad News Agency, al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula said their emir "is very well."


Yemeni women burn veils to protest regime




Security forces killed two protesters in Sana'a. Three Syrian technicians and a Yemeni were killed when a military cargo plane crashed in Lahj. Tribesmen kidnapped a Russian doctor.




Targeting AQAP in Yemen: Analysts argue for riskier approach




Two Yemeni fighters and three "Islamist militants" were killed during clashes in the southern port city of Aden. Yemenis have described Aden as being under siege from al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.




Analysis: Gaddafi's death a warning to Syrian, Yemeni leaders




Tribesmen said they would attack US citizens and kill French hostages in retaliation for the drone strike that killed Anwar al Awlaki, his son, and other al Qaeda leaders. Tribesmen in Shabwa province claimed that drones are hovering over the area.




President Saleh demanded guarantees from foreign governments if he is to transfer power. The UNSC is preparing to vote on a resolution dealing with the escalating violence in Yemen. Tribesmen blew up an oil pipeline in Marib.




The government claimed 18 people were killed during clashes between pro-government forces and a tribal leader in Sana'a and Taiz. Security forces arrested three "terrorists" in Aden.




An Egyptian named Ibrahim al Bana who served as al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula's media chief, and Abdul Rahman al Awlaki were among seven AQAP operatives killed in five US airstrikes in Shabwa. AQAP also blew up a gas pipeline in Shabwa.




US Predators kill AQAP media emir: report




Report: Arab Spring upheaval cost $55bn




Yemen urges UN to avoid resolution against president




Underwear bomber's jihadist path