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AQAP claims credit for series of attacks in Yemen

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula has claimed credit for 16 attacks over the past several days as it battles Houthi rebels for control of central Yemen.


AQAP, Houthis clash in central Yemen

On Oct. 15, AQAP fighters checked the Houthi advance in Bayda province and seized the al Adayn directorate in Ibb following the fall of Ibb city at the hands of the Shi'ite rebels.


Houthi rebels seize Hodeidah and Dhamar

Houthi rebels seized the strategic port city of Hodeidah on the Red Sea coast as well as the central Yemeni city of Dhamar on Oct. 14.


US drone strike kills AQAP commander in Shabwa

The strike in Shabwa reportedly killed an AQAP military commander.


AQAP attacks Yemeni military in Hadramout

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula attacked several military targets in Yemen's eastern Hadramout province between Oct. 9 and Oct. 13, killing about 40 Yemeni soldiers.


AQAP suicide attacks kill scores in Sana'a and Hadramout

Simultaneous suicide attacks in Sana'a and Hadramout left at least 63 people dead today in Yemen.


AQAP conducts offensive against Yemeni military in Baydah

AQAP continues to attack security personnel in central and southern Yemen as the government is weakened by the Houthi rebellion.


Al Nusrah Front propaganda focuses on Iranian influence in Lebanon, Syria

The Al Nusrah Front continues to use its Lebanese hostages in its propaganda campaign against Iran and Hezbollah.


US drone strike kills 2 AQAP fighters in Al Jawf

The strike, the second in two days, took place in a northern province where top al Qaeda leaders have been targeted and killed in the past.


2 AQAP commanders reported killed in Shabwa drone strike

Arabic media reports claim that two al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) leaders were killed in a US drone strike in Shabwa province yesterday. One was reported to have been "rehabilitated."


Treasury designations target al Qaeda's international fundraising and facilitation network

The Treasury Department targeted six al Qaeda financiers and facilitators yesterday. Their work spans the globe, covering more than 10 nations from the Middle East to Southeast Asia.


US launches 2nd drone strike in Shabwa in 2 weeks

US drones targeted AQAP fighters in Yemen's southern Shabwa province for the second time in since Sept. 11.


Houthi rebels sweep Yemeni capital

The stunning Houthi sweep of Sana'a on Monday provides an opportunity for al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.


US drone strike targets AQAP fighters in Shabwa

Five AQAP fighters, including a Saudi and an individual who shares the nom de guerre of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula's emir for Mahfad, are reported to have been killed in the first drone strike since mid-August.


US strategy against Islamic State to mirror counterterrorism efforts in Yemen, Somalia

Obama described the counterterrorism strategy in Yemen and Somalia as "one that we have successfully pursued ... for years." However, several years of cooperation with willing partners have yielded questionable results.


US drone kills 3 AQAP fighters in eastern Yemen

The airstrike took place in a province in eastern Yemen where the terror group has been battling the government for control.


AQAP claims killing of 50 Yemeni soldiers in Seyoun attack

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula claimed via Twitter that its fighters had killed more than 50 Yemeni soldiers in an attack on the 1st Military District headquarters in Seyoun on Aug. 7.


US drone strike kills 3 AQAP fighters in central Yemen

The strike took place in the al Qaeda stronghold of Wadi Abida. In eastern Yemen, the military and AQAP have been battling for control of Hadramout province.


AQAP releases 5th installment of 'Repulsion of Aggression' video series

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula has released the fifth installment of its "Repulsion of Aggression" video series, detailing three coordinated attacks in the city of Seyoun in Yemen's Hadramout province on June 26.


US adds Norwegian AQAP bomb maker to list of terrorists

Anders Cameroon Ostensvig Dale, a Norwegian who joined al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula in 2008, is thought to have been trained under AQAP bomb maker Ibrahim al Asiri or one of his lieutenants.
 
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