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At least six Yemeni soldiers killed in suicide bombings near Mukalla

At least six Yemeni soldiers were killed on Monday when suicide bombers tried to ram vehicles laden with explosives through two military checkpoints near the city of Mukalla

Jul 18, 2016, 17:00 PM IST

5 Yemen soldiers dead in ex-Qaeda stronghold twin bombing: Army

Two suicide car bombs at Yemeni army checkpoints killed five soldiers on Monday in the southeastern city of Mukalla, a former stronghold of Al-Qaeda, an officer told AFP.

Jul 18, 2016, 11:19 AM IST

Islamic State bombings in southern Yemen kill 38

Three coordinated Islamic State bomb attacks on Yemeni government forces killed 38 people in the southern port city of Mukalla on Monday, medics and security sources said.

Jun 28, 2016, 01:19 AM IST

19 dead in bomb attacks on ex-Qaeda bastion in Yemen

The US Navy has several ships nearby, including an amphibious assault vessel, the USS Boxer, and two destroyers.

Jun 27, 2016, 23:52 PM IST
IS bombs kill 47 Yemen police in former Qaeda bastion

IS bombs kill 47 Yemen police in former Qaeda bastion

The suicide bomber killed at least 41 police recruits on the southwestern outskirts of the city, the capital of Hadramawt province, medics said.

May 15, 2016, 20:40 PM IST

Drone strike kills 4 Qaeda suspects in Yemen's Mukalla

Four suspected Al-Qaeda members were killed today in an apparent US drone strike on the Yemeni port city of Mukalla, which the jihadists overran last month, an official said.

May 12, 2015, 10:24 AM IST

Six Qaeda suspects killed in Yemen drone strike

Six suspected Al Qaeda militants were killed in an apparent US drone strike on the Yemeni port city of Mukalla which the jihadists overran earlier this month, witnesses said on Wednesday.

Apr 22, 2015, 16:29 PM IST

Al Qaeda takes key Yemen Army camp, heavy weapons

Al Qaeda militants in southeast Yemen on Friday seized heavy weapons as they overran a key camp in Hadramawt provincial capital Mukalla, consolidating their grip on the city, an official said.

Apr 17, 2015, 20:48 PM IST

Al Qaeda seizes heart of city in southeast Yemen

 Al Qaeda militants controlled large parts of a provincial capital in southeastern Yemen on Friday, a day after freeing 300 inmates in a jailbreak in the chaos-wracked country, residents said.

Apr 03, 2015, 16:01 PM IST

Al-Qaeda in Yemen captures a southern city, frees inmates

Al-Qaeda militants traveling in convoys flying black banners captured a major port city in southern Yemen on Thursday, seizing government buildings and freeing inmates from a prison, including a top Saudi-born leader, security officials said.

Apr 03, 2015, 02:32 AM IST

Yemen intelligence officer killed in flashpoint city

Gunmen shot dead a Yemeni intelligence officer on Monday in Mukalla, a provincial capital where al Qaeda-linked militants briefly seized an army headquarters and took hostages last week, a security source said.

Oct 11, 2013, 00:43 AM IST

Army assault to retake Qaeda-held HQ kills 10

At least 10 people including three soldiers were killed in an offensive to retake headquarters seized by al Qaeda-linked militants in outheast Yemen, medical and military sources on Thursday.

Oct 03, 2013, 20:20 PM IST

Al Qaeda militants seize Army HQ in Yemen port city

Al Qaeda militants seized Army headquarters in Yemeni port city Mukalla on Monday, killing two soldiers and taking many more hostage, in their second major assault in 10 days, military officials said.

Sep 30, 2013, 21:07 PM IST