Qaeda in Yemen says ideological leader killed by drone

The ideological leader of Yemen-based al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula was killed in a drone strike this week, allegedly by the United States, AQAP said in a statement published on Tuesday.

Yemen troops foil attack on hospital, 6 killed

Yemen`s defense ministry says its troops have foiled a militant attack on a military-affiliated hospital in the country`s south, setting off clashes that killed four militants and two soldiers.