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  1. News - World - YEMEN

    ‘Al-Qaeda attack’ kills 20 Yemeni soldiers in latest wave of violence

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 05:58pm by AFP

    ... sources earlier put the toll at eight dead and six wounded, with one source saying the assault bore all the hallmarks of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP). One source said the assault ... military campaigns to crush it. On March 18, a suspected al-Qaeda suicide car bombing at a military intelligence headquarters killed one person and wounded 13. The attacker detonated the car ...

  2. News - World - IRAQ

    Suicide bombers storm Iraq ministry building, 24 killed

    Posted Jan 30th 2014, 11:15pm by Reuters

    ... with a month-long standoff between the Iraqi army and anti-government fighters in the western province of Anbar. No group claimed responsibility but suicide bombings in Iraq are the trademark of al-Qaeda ... that followed the 2003 US-led invasion that overthrew Dictator Saddam Hussein. Shiite Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has asked for international support and arms to help combat al-Qaeda, which has been ...

  3. News - World - YEMEN

    US drone missiles kill 17 in Yemen attack on wedding party convoy

    Posted Dec 13th 2013, 09:44pm by AP

    ... the capital of Bayda province, and left charred bodies and burnt out cars on the road. The city, a stronghold of al-Qaeda militants, witnessed deadly clashes early last year between armed tribesmen backed by the military and al-Qaeda gunmen in an attempt to drive them out of the city. There were no immediate details on who was killed in the strike, and there were conflicting reports about ...

  4. News - World - YEMEN

    US, Britain pull embassy staff from Yemen amid al-Qaeda terror threat

    Posted Aug 07th 2013, 12:40am by Reuters

    ... that have pushed Washington to shut diplomatic missions across the Middle East. The poorest Arab country, Yemen is the base for Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), one of the most active ... Laden’s successor as al-Qaeda leader, Ayman al-Zawahri, and the Yemen-based wing was one part of the intelligence behind their alert last week. Britain, which has already advised for more than two ...

  5. News - World - IRAQ

    Al-Qaeda says it freed 500 inmates in Iraq jailbreak

    Posted Jul 24th 2013, 01:07am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Baghdad Al-Qaeda claimed responsibility on Tuesday for simultaneous raids on two Iraqi prisons and said more than 500 inmates had been set free in the operation, one of its most brazen in Iraq. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, formed earlier this year through a merger of al-Qaeda’s affiliates in Syria and Iraq, said it had stormed Baghdad’s Abu Ghraib jail ...

  6. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria’s al-Nusra pledges allegiance to al-Qaeda

    Posted Apr 10th 2013, 08:56pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Damascus The head of Syria’s jihadist al-Nusra Front pledged allegiance to al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri on Wednesday, but distanced his group from claims it had merged with al-Qaeda in Iraq. The announcement is likely to bolster assertions by the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad that it is fighting “terrorists” who want to impose an Islamic ...

  7. News - World - YEMEN

    Suspected al-Qaeda attack on Yemen army base kills 13

    Posted Oct 19th 2012, 04:15pm by Reuters in Aden

    ... Reuters in Aden At least 13 soldiers and 13 suspected al-Qaeda members died in an attack on an army base in Yemen’s southern province of Abyan on Friday, medical and military sources said. ... On Thursday, nine suspected al-Qaeda militants were killed in what a security source and residents said was a US drone attack on a farmhouse outside a town in southern Yemen that was held by militants ...

  8. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    US drone kills senior Haqqani commander

    Posted Sep 06th 2013, 09:26pm by AFP

    ... Afghanistan and Pakistan. The Pakistani government formally protests against US drone strikes as a violation of sovereignty, but Washington views them as a vital tool in the fight against al-Qaeda ... Agence France-Presse in Peshawar US missiles on Friday killed a senior commander in the al-Qaeda-linked Haqqani network, wanted for kidnappings and sending hundreds of foreign fighters ...

  9. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Al-Qaeda deputy in Yemen reportedly dead in airstrike

    Posted Sep 11th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... a Saudi national, as the al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) deputy left a house in the southern Hadramawt province with his five companions. The officials say the missile was believed ... officials as the most dangerous of the jihadist network's worldwide affiliates. Saudi and Yemeni al-Qaeda branches had merged to form the Yemen-based AQAP, announced in January 2009. AQAP has ...

  10. News - World - YEMEN

    Yemen kills deputy regional head of al-Qaeda

    Posted Sep 11th 2012, 08:41am by Reuters in Washington

    ... Reuters in Washington A Saudi national freed by US authorities from detention at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, who then became second-in-command of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, or AQAP, ... security force, Shehri allegedly joined al-Qaeda and helped to facilitate the movements of Saudi militants seeking to travel to Afghanistan via Iran, according to a classified Pentagon report made ...




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