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Panetta: al Qaeda is 'still a real threat'




Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti Played Crucial Role in Somalia Rescue




The drone war




Al Qaeda influence growing in Yemen




Fourty-six people were killed during fighting between Houthis and Salafists in Hajjah. Security forces killed six AQAP fighters in Zinjibar. Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula withdrew from Rada'a after negotiations with tribal leaders.




AQAP withdraws from Yemeni town after negotiations: report




Security forces killed five al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters in Zinjibar in Abyan province. President Saleh is seeking to go into exile in Oman.




The military is sending troops and armored vehicles to positions outside of Rada'a, which is under al Qaeda's control. The leader of the Southern Movement denied reports that AQAP has captured the town of Al Habilain in Lahj province.




"Gunmen" killed three policemen during an attack on a checkpoint in Aden. The al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula leader who took control of Rada'a said "the Islamic Caliphate is coming."




AQAP commander says 'the Islamic Caliphate is coming'

Tariq-al-Dhahab.jpgTariq al Dhahab, the brother-in-law of Anwar al Awalki, has called for the release of al Qaeda prisoners in Yemen and the imposition of sharia, or Islamic law.


Tareq al Dhahab, the leader of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, said his forces would quit the town of Rada'a if the government frees more than 400 prisoners. Dhahab also demanded the imposition of sharia law in Rada'a.




A tribal leader whose brother, Tariq al Dhahab, took control of the town, said senior Yemeni leaders conspired with al Qaeda to take control of Rada'a. Tribal leaders in Rada'a gave AQAP 24 hours to leave the town. The chief of intelligence in Aden dodged an assassination attempt.




From US boarding school to al-Qaida suicide bomber




AQAP carries on after al-Awlaki




Yemen unrest 'may delay presidential election'




Prisoner trade motivated Norwegian's kidnap




Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula took control of the town of Rada'a in Baydah province, killing two policemen. The attack was led by the brother-in-law of Anwar al Awlaki. The fighters pledged their loyalty to Ayman al Zawahiri.




Yemen PM says country needs tens of billions in aid




AQAP fighters seize control of Yemeni town, swear allegiance to Zawahiri

Rada'a has been taken over by Tareq al Dhahab, the brother-in-law of slain AQAP ideologue Anwar al Awlaki.


Twenty people were killed in northern Yemen during fighting between Houthi rebels and Salafists. Yesterday the Military Affaires Committee gave "armed groups and tribesmen" two days to quit the capital.