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The US killed more than 30 al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters in a pair of drone strikes yesterday and today. AQAP bomb maker Ibrahim al Asiri was targeted in one strike, and a training camp in another. AQAP warned tribes in Azzan not to join the anti-al Qaeda Popular Committees.




US targets AQAP master bomb maker in 2 strikes in Yemen

Ibrahim al Asiri is said to be the target of a drone strike that hit a vehicle. The day before, another US and Yemeni attack killed more than 30 AQAP fighters at a training camp.


Three airstrikes near al-Mahfad in Abyan province in southern Yemen today killed as many as 25 militants from al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula. A US drone strike yesterday killed 16 AQAP militants and five civilians in central Baydah province.




US drone strike kills 16 AQAP fighters, 5 civilians

A pickup packed with AQAP fighters was hit as it traveled on a highway in Baydah province.


Yemen FM calls for donor money to fight security threats




Abu Hamza used 'cover of religion' to recruit terrorists, court hears




Al Qaeda's general manager threatens America in video of large gathering

A video of Nasir al Wuhayshi, al Qaeda's general manager, has sparked renewed interest in the media. Wuhayshi threatens the US in the video. His "core" leadership role gives him influence across al Qaeda's international network.


2 Australian nationals killed in Yemen in November drone strike

Two Australian citizens believed to have been fighting alongside al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula were killed in the Nov. 19, 2013 US airstrike in Yemen's Hadramout province. Both are considered low-level AQAP fighters.


Aussies killed in US drone strike in Yemen




Suspected AQAP militants kill deputy governor in Baydha




Al Qaeda weapons ship docks in Aden




Attack in Hadramout kills 4 Yemeni soldiers




Yemen identifies 4 slain AQAP militants




Delays in Effort to Refocus CIA From Drone War




Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula killed four Yemeni soldiers and an officer in an attack on an outpost near an oil field in the Al Wadi district in Hadramout province. A US judge dismissed a lawsuit involving the US drone strikes that killed Americans Anwar al Awlaki, his son, and Samir Khan.




Saudi Arabia convicts 18 of involvement in al Qaeda




4 AQAP members arrested in Hodeidah province




Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula killed six soldiers and two civilians in a suicide assault on the headquarters of the 4th Division headquarters in Aden. Three AQAP fighters were also killed. AQAP announced the formation of Ansar al Shariah in the Central Regions; the group's purpose is to combat the Shiite Houthi rebels based in Sa'adah province.




AQAP suicide assault team hits Army headquarters in Aden




AQAP announces formation of new armed group