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Yemeni troops shoot dead 5 al-Qaeda suspects dressed as women

Sun, 12/14/2014 - 03:54

Yemeni troops on Saturday shot dead five al-Qaeda suspects disguised as women who fired at a soldier during a checkpoint inspection of their Saudi-bound bus, officials said.

Yemen's al-Qaeda attack-kills 7-militiamen-tribal-sources

Sat, 12/13/2014 - 03:07

7 Shiite Huthi militants were killed in an attack in central Yemen on Friday, tribal sources said, as Al-Qaeda claimed it had killed dozens.

Al-Qaeda claims it hit an airbase in Yemen where American advisers are located.

Sat, 12/13/2014 - 02:56

AQAP claims it hit a Yemeni airbase where US military advisers are located. Al Anad is an airbase in lahij province, in the south of Yemen.

U.N. envoy: Yemen facing daunting challenges

Sat, 12/13/2014 - 02:41

The United Nations special envoy for Yemen says it faces daunting security, economic and political challenges and that a recent peace agreement among its major parties is the only way to move the i

Yemen’s Al Qaeda blames Obama for hostage deaths

Sat, 12/13/2014 - 02:37

SANA, Yemen — A top Al Qaeda leader in Yemen blamed President Obama Thursday for the deaths last week of an American and a South African hostage in a failed US rescue operation.

Suicide attacks on military base kill 7 in Yemen

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 02:14

Sanaa, Yemen (CNN) -- At least seven Yemeni soldiers were killed and nine others wounded after suicide car bomb attacks on a military base in the city of Seyoun in southern Yemen o

Clashes as separatists rally in south Yemen

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 05:35

Yemeni security forces fired live ammunition and tear gas at separatist demonstrators in the southern port city of Aden on Monday, leaving some of them injured, witnesses said.

Yemen’s military chief fired as militia digs in: reports

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 05:13

SANAA/ADEN: Yemeni President Abed Rabbou Mansour Hadi has fired his armed forces chief of staff as Shiite militiamen delay their pullout from the capital they seized in September, media reports sai

Civilians also killed in Yemen raid: tribesmen

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 05:03

Seven civilians were killed in a US-Yemeni raid to rescue an American hostage at the weekend that also left him and a kidnapped South African dead, a tribal chief said Monday.

Top commander of al Qaeda in Yemen: Beheadings are "barbaric"

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 05:00

SANAA, Yemen -- A senior military commander of al Qaeda in Yemen denounced on Monday beheadings carried out by the rival Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), calling the act and its filming for

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