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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.