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US drones killed an al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula commander and four fighters in a strike in the southern province of Shabwa. The Yemeni military also killed four AQAP fighters during a raid in Shabwa. Yemeni forces also destroyed weapons, vehicles, and warehouses during the raid.




US drones kill AQAP commander, 4 fighters in southern Yemen

An AQAP commander known as Musaad al Habashi was among five AQAP members traveling in the vehicle in Shabwa province when US drones struck.


Attack on power lines leaves Yemen in total darkness




Yemeni military offensive set to expand




Interpol calls for policing aid to Yemen




Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula killed a Yemeni soldier in an attack at a checkpoint in Qotn in Hadramout province. The United Nations reported that more than 20,000 Yemenis have been displaced due to fighting between the government and AQAP in the southern provinces.




Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula killed eight soldiers and six tribesmen in an attack on a checkpoint in Bayhan in Shabwa province. The US killed three AQAP fighters, including a commander, in a drone strike in Marib. The government and the Houthis agreed to yet another ceasefire in Amran.




Yemen claims to have killed 500 AQAP fighters




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.