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US drone strike kills 12 Yemeni people official said to be al-Qaeda

A US drone strike hit at least 12 people a local official said they were al-Qaeda members including ‘two operatives’ in a southeast province of Yemen this evening. The local official in al-Baitha’a province said that a US drone hit … Continue reading

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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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Yemen Marib’s power supply saboteurs blame US drone strikes

By Saeed Ali al-Yousifi Yemen Observer Marib, March 25- The local Marib province electricity-attacking network say they feel ashamed when the Shabwani family is mentioned in the media, but they have their own grievances as electricity passes through areas denied … Continue reading

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Militants kill over 100 troops, slay dozens of captives

Around 70 Yemeni troops, who were held captive, were killed on Tuesday by al-Qaeda militants who had overrun a military base earlier, killing around 129, according to officials and residents. Residents in the Ja’ar area, the militant’s main stronghold to … Continue reading

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