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  1. News - World - YEMEN

    Gunmen kill Saudi diplomat, guard in Yemen capital

    Posted Nov 28th 2012, 09:28pm by Agence France-Presse in Sanaa

    ... Al-Qaeda has exploited the weakening central government in Sanaa to strengthen its presence in areas across the restive south and southeast. Saudi Arabia itself witnessed a wave of deadly attacks ... Agence France-Presse in Sanaa A Saudi diplomat and his bodyguard were killed in broad daylight when their car was raked with gunfire by unidentified assailants in the Yemeni capital ...

  2. More than 200 held in Saudi terror raids

    Posted Nov 30th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Associated Press in Riyadh Arrests thwart attack on oil facility: Riyadh Saudi Arabia announced it had arrested 208 suspected terrorists in six cells and thwarted several planned attacks ... in an incident later claimed by the Saudi branch of al-Qaeda. In August, Saudi Arabia said it was setting up a 35,000-strong special force to protect its oil facilities because of increasing al-Qaeda ...

  3. News - World - YEMEN

    Yemen kills deputy regional head of al-Qaeda

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

    ... militants to be released from the Guantanamo detention facility, where he was taken in January 2002 after being handed over by Pakistan to US authorities. A former officer in Saudi Arabia’s internal ... and the US court system. Shehri was released to Saudi Arabia in 2007 and put through a Saudi rehabilitation program for militants. But he later returned to the battlefield in Yemen, and became AQAP’s ...

  4. News - World - UAE

    UAE breaks up ‘al-Qaeda cell’

    Posted Apr 18th 2013, 05:37pm by AFP

    ... million, comprises nearly 90 per cent foreigners lured by work opportunities in the wealthy country. Authorities announced in December busting a cell of Saudi and Emirati members plotting “terror” attack in the two countries and other states. They were described as members of the “deviant group,” a term usually used in Saudi Arabia to refer to al-Qaeda-linked Islamists. The UAE is already ...

  5. News - World - YEMEN

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

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

    ... outside the gate to the security building in Tuban, 15 kilometres north of Aden, killing a guard. That attack came two days after three suspected al-Qaeda militants, one a Saudi, were killed ...

  6. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Al-Qaeda deputy in Yemen reportedly dead in airstrike

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

    ... last year when US drones carried out several air strikes on the village of Al-Mahfad in Abyan province in the south. He was released from Guantanamo in 2007 and was flown to Saudi Arabia where ... 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 ...

  7. Al-Qaeda publishes magazine on the Net

    Posted Feb 13th 2004, 12:00am by Gretchen Peters

    ... bin Laden and an al-Qaeda chief in Saudi Arabia who was killed last year in a clash with Saudi security forces. Al Battar was an alias used by al-Ayyiri which means 'Cutting Edge' in Arabic. 'Al-Ayyiri was the emir of several terrorist training camps hidden in Saudi Arabia, and also the webmaster of al-Neda- the one-time headquarters for al-Qaeda on the internet,' Mr ...

  8. Terrorists in Love: The Real Lives of Islamic Radicals

    Posted Oct 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... profiles six Muslim holy warriors, from Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Saudi Arabia. The cast includes ex-al-Qaeda suicide bomber Ahmad Al-Shayea (who survived the detonation of his truck bomb), ... from the care centre, cultivating the royal family of Saudi Arabia, the state that supplies most al-Qaeda funding. Ballen's behind-the-scenes digging and socialising make for wild, weird ...

  9. News - World - YEMEN

    Suspected al-Qaeda attack on Yemen army base kills 13

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

    ... last year. Yemen’s wealthier Gulf neighbours and Washington are concerned that al-Qaeda and other Islamist militants operating in Yemen could pose a threat to top oil producer Saudi Arabia ...

  10. News - World - YEMEN

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

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

    ... Al-Qaeda’s Yemen-based branch AQAP has been behind plots against Western targets and neighbouring Saudi Arabia. It claimed responsibility for a failed attempt by a Nigerian man to blow up ...




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