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US forces kill seven Al-Qaeda militants in Yemen raid: Pentagon

US forces killed seven AQAP militants through a combination of small-arms fire and precision air strikes.

May 23, 2017, 14:49 PM IST

Seven al Qaeda militants killed in Special Forces raid in Yemen - U.S. military

US forces killed seven AQAP militants through a combination of small-arms fire and precision air strikes.

May 23, 2017, 10:06 AM IST

Yemen's Al-Qaeda detains two militants believed to be US spies

Yemen's Al-Qaeda has detained two militants accused of being US informants in a district targeted by multiple air raids over the past week, a tribal leader said Wednesday. 

Mar 08, 2017, 15:56 PM IST

Strikes kill at least 50 al Qaeda militants dining at Yemen camp: Reports

At least 50 militants were killed in a US air strike on an al Qaeda training camp in the mountains of southern Yemen, medics and a local official said on Wednesday.

Mar 23, 2016, 15:46 PM IST

Official blames Qaeda for Aden police base bombing

 A bomb destroyed the secret police headquarters in Aden on Saturday, residents of the southern Yemen city said, in an attack that one official blamed on al Qaeda.

Aug 22, 2015, 14:59 PM IST

Yemeni Al Qaeda's chief bomb maker threatens more 'lone-wolf attacks in US'

The chief bomb-maker of Al Qaeda in Yemen has issued out a threat against US, urging its fighters to launch more lone-wolf attacks within and beyond America.

Aug 05, 2015, 14:07 PM IST

New Yemen Al Qaeda chief calls for attacks on US

The new leader of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), Qassim al-Raymi, released his first audio message on Friday in which he called for attacks on the "infidel" US, describing it as "the madness of the age", Efe news agency reported.

Jul 10, 2015, 22:02 PM IST

Al Qaeda attacks Yemen army base, four dead: Residents

At least two militants and two soldiers died in an al Qaeda assault on an army base in southern Yemen early on Monday, officials and residents said, in another sign of unravelling security.

Mar 09, 2015, 15:07 PM IST

Drone attack in Yemen kills suspected al Qaeda militants: Sources

A drone attack killed two suspected al Qaeda militants in the southern Yemeni province of Shabwa on Monday, local residents told Reuters, the latest in a series of strikes in the country gripped by political turmoil.

Mar 02, 2015, 15:20 PM IST

US drone strike in Yemen kills four militants

A US drone strike in southern Yemen killed at least four Al Qaeda terrorists, Xinhua reported Saturday, citing a government official.

Feb 01, 2015, 04:17 AM IST

Qaeda in Yemen says France top enemy

The ideological leader of Yemen-based al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) said on Friday that France had surpassed the United States as the top enemy of Islam.

Jan 30, 2015, 23:33 PM IST

US in contact with Huthis in Yemen: Pentagon

US officials are holding discussions with representatives of the Shiite militia in Yemen who have forced the resignation of the country`s president, a Pentagon spokesman said Tuesday.

Jan 28, 2015, 05:28 AM IST

Thirteen killed in failed US hostage rescue bid in Yemen

A woman, a 10-year-old boy and a local al Qaeda leader were among at least 11 people killed alongside two Western hostages when US-led forces fought Islamist militants in a failed rescue mission in Yemen, residents said on Sunday. 

Dec 08, 2014, 09:04 AM IST

Qaeda rocket attack kills 3 Yemeni troops

Al-Qaeda militants have killed three soldiers with a rocket in Yemen's eastern province of Hadramawt, a security official said on Sunday.

Nov 30, 2014, 23:40 PM IST

US offers $45 mn bounty for eight terror leaders

The US said Tuesday it is offering rewards totalling up to 45 million dollars for information on eight key leaders of the Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) terrorist organisation.

Oct 15, 2014, 04:39 AM IST

18 `Qaeda` gunmen, 10 Yemeni soldiers killed in clashes

Ten Yemeni soldiers and 18 suspected Al-Qaeda militants were killed on Wednesday in confrontations in three provinces, security officials and the defence ministry said.

Aug 07, 2014, 01:09 AM IST

`Qaeda` suspects kill 4 Yemeni soldiers: Security

Suspected al-Qaeda gunmen shot dead Monday four Yemeni soldiers in an ambush in southeastern Hadramawt province, a stronghold of the jihadists, a security official said.

Aug 04, 2014, 15:27 PM IST

Two cops killed in Yemen terror attack

Two policemen were killed early Thursday when suspected Al Qaeda gunmen raided a security outpost in Yemen`s southeastern province of Hadramout.

Apr 24, 2014, 13:52 PM IST

Yemen Qaeda chief pledges to fight `crusaders` everywhere

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) chief Nasser al-Wuhayshi has pledged in a rare video appearance to pursue the war against the Western "crusaders" everywhere possible.

Apr 16, 2014, 20:40 PM IST

Al Qaeda apologises for deadly Yemen hospital attack

A deadly Al Qaeda attack this month on a Yemeni defence ministry hospital was a mistake, a top jihadist commander has said.

Dec 22, 2013, 22:15 PM IST