Monthly Archives: August 2013

Suspected al-Qaeda members ambush military near gas facilities

Suspected al-Qaeda members killed six Yemeni soldiers and a civilian near gas facilities east Yemen, said a security official. The suspected al-Qaeda members ambushed a military checkpoint on Sunday early morning in Rathoom area of Shabwa province by launching a … Continue reading

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Official: Drone strike kills three Qaeda in Yemen, including Zawahiri’s close man

A drone strike killed three suspected al-Qaeda members including a leading figure in late afternoon east Yemen, a security official said. The drone strike attacked a car carrying three members of al-Qaeda in Hadramout province, the security official said, requesting … Continue reading

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Update 1: Security official: Drone strikes kill AQAP suspects east Yemen

Update: Government confirmation- see last paragraph Three suspected al-Qaeda members were killed midnight when drone strikes targeted their cars in two different locations east Yemen, said a security official. The US drone launched three strikes at two cars carrying the … Continue reading

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Security official: Drone strikes kill AQAP suspects east Yemen

Three suspected al-Qaeda members were killed midnight when drone strikes targeted their cars in two different locations east Yemen, said a security official. The US drone launched three strikes at two cars carrying the suspects in Marib province, 173 to … Continue reading

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Official: Drone kills al-Qaeda suspects said to reinforce colleagues in Marib

A dozen of al-Qaeda suspects were killed two hours ago in south Yemen when US drones fired multiple strikes against two cars believed to have been carrying al-Qaeda suspects in Shabwa province, said a security officer in Shabwa . The … Continue reading

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Yemenis opinion on spotting the surveillance plane & use of drone in Yemen

 This opinion poll shows Yemenis opinion in particular about the surveillance plane spotting yesterday morning and also the use of drones inside Yemen in general.  When interviewing a random selection of Yemenis this evening in Capital Sana’a, here are key issues to keep in mind. Most … Continue reading

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