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US drones kill local AQAP commander, 2 fighters

A local Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula commander known as Jafar al Shabwani is said to have been killed in a strike in the AQAP stronghold of Wadi Abida.


The Accelerating Spread of Terrorism




AQAP commander addresses 'American Enemy'




Under Pressure, Hagel Promises to Act on Guantánamo Transfers




US Strategy to Fight Terrorism Increasingly Uses Proxies




CIA drone strike program in Pakistan winding down




AQAP eulogizes 2 Mukallah prison escapees

In the past week, a Twitter account affiliated with al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula tweeted the biographies of two fallen militants who had previously traveled to Iraq.


AQAP eulogizes commander killed in April drone strike

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula released a eulogy for the fallen emir of Mahfad, Ali bin Lakraa' al Kazimi al Awlaki, who was killed by a US drone strike in late April.


AQAP documents confiscated by Yemeni military




Yemeni forces, AQAP trade blows




Eight soldiers and 30 Houthi fighters were killed during clashes in Amran. Security forces killed a Yemeni al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula commander in Baydah, and captured three AQAP fighters in Azzan.




Yemeni officials said that two Saudi al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters were killed yesterday in a clash in Azzan. The military killed five AQAP fighters in Shabwa. Gunmen in Marib destroyed power lines to Sana'a for the seventh time this month.




Yemen's southern offensive against AQAP continues




Yesterday, 10 Yemeni soldiers and 13 al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters were killed during clashes in Azzan and Gol al Rayda in Shabwa. AQAP stormed a police station before withdrawing from Azzan. The military launched airstrikes in Azzan today.




AQAP military official killed in 2013 drone strike

Sarhan Abdullah Ali al Nasi, or Khishiman, was recruited into al Qaeda by Anwar al Awlaki. Starting as a driver, Khishiman rose through the ranks to serve as a member of the Military Committee and emir of Al Jawf and Saada provinces.


Abu Hamza devoted his life to violent jihad, terror trial jury hears




Pictures and video of Yemeni southern offensive




23 killed in simultaneous AQAP attacks in Shabwa

The Yemeni military repelled AQAP attacks to retake Azzan and Gol al Rayda in Shabwa province.


The military killed six al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters after they shelled an army headquarters in Marib province. The military also killed a Saudi AQAP fighter in Shabwa. AQAP gunned down an intelligence official in Lahj.




Strike on AQAP weapons convoy in Shabwa kills 5 fighters