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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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US Drone strike kills three people Yemeni locals said to be ‘militants’

A US drone strike killed Monday afternoon three people local officials believed they were al-Qaeda members but didn’t identify any. The drone strike hit the “suspects’” car in Qatn district of Hadramout, Yemen’s largest province where militants that government say … Continue reading

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Quick look at AQAP recent statement

Al-Qaeda offshoot in Yemen, know as al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), released a statement earlier today to deny its role in a recent public bombing that generated a public outrage against the militant group. Two impoverished explosive devices (IED) … 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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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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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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