AQAP

Yemen

Yemen's war is destroying a generation of children

Iona Craig
12.4.17
"Upload Knights"

How Terrorists Slip Beheading Videos Past YouTube’s Censors

Other jihadi propaganda on the video-sharing platform may be visually more low-key, but are just as insidious in their own ways.
Rita Katz
5.26.17
WAR ON TERROR

U.S. airstrikes have killed more and more civilians in Iraq and Syria since Trump took office

Tim Hume
3.30.17
Yemen

Trump’s first terror raid killed one American soldier and 10 women and children in Yemen

Tim Hume
1.30.17
terror

What are US special operations forces doing in Yemen?

Peter Salisbury
10.12.16
middle east

Islamic State Attack Kills at Least 40 Military Recruits in Yemen

The conflict in Yemen is a dire, tangled mess, with IS, al-Qaeda, government troops backed by United Arab Emirates, and a Saudi-led coalition backed by the US all mounting regular attacks.
Reuters and VICE News
5.23.16
middle east

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.
VICE News
5.12.16
middle east

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
VICE News and Reuters
4.25.16
Yemen

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.
Namir Shabibi and Jack Watling
4.13.16
defense & security

UK Accused of Helping Draw Up Secret NATO 'Kill List' of Terrorists and Drug Traffickers

A new 50-page report by human rights charity Reprieve adds to growing evidence that British security and intelligence services have helped identify targets for lethal aircraft and drone strikes.
Ben Bryant
4.11.16
defense & security

Exclusive: How the UK Secretly Helped Direct Lethal US Drone Strikes in Yemen

A six-month VICE News investigation has uncovered how British intelligence agents worked covertly in Yemen for years identifying human targets for US drone attacks.
Namir Shabibi and Jack Watling
4.7.16
defense & security

Britain's Covert War in Yemen: A VICE News Investigation

Following interviews with dozens of current and former British, American, and Yemeni officials, VICE News can reveal how UK intelligence was crucial in directing US drone strikes in Yemen.
Namir Shabibi and Jack Watling
4.7.16
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