al qaeda in the arabian peninsula
Islamic State Killed 10 Yemeni Troops in a Former al-Qaeda Stronghold
The attack took place in the city of Mukalla, which al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula had occupied until its fighters withdrew and Yemeni troops occupied the town last month.
Yemeni Troops Retake Al-Qaeda Port City Stronghold
The southern port of Mukalla had become the de facto capital of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, as the militant group capitalized on Yemen's war to make territorial gains
Cash, Candy, and 'Collateral Damage': An Anatomy of a CIA-MI6 Drone Assassination
US drone strikes, and their aftermath, play a crucial role in the struggle for Yemeni hearts and minds. We investigate one attack that injured five children and explain why the West is losing that battle to al-Qaeda.
Dozens Reported Dead in US Airstrike on 'Al Qaeda Camp' in Yemen
The attack reportedly took place as al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) recruits queued for food at the camp. The United States regards AQAP as one of the deadliest branches of al Qaeda.
FBI Files Pinpoint Date the Feds Learned 2 Americans Planned Attacks Against the US
US citizens and al Qaeda members Anwar al-Awlaki and Samir Khan wanted to attack the US before they were killed by a 2011 CIA drone strike in Yemen.
Al Qaeda Has Seized Another City and Now Controls a Swath of Southern Yemen
Dozens of al Qaeda fighters have taken control of Ahwar, a strategic coastal city in Yemen that links two areas already seized by the militant group.