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16 Al-Qaida Operatives Killed in Yemen

Posted January 20th, 2013 at 7:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Tribal and official sources in Yemen say an explosion has killed more than 10 suspected al-Qaida militants, and at least six others died in two airstrikes by unmanned aircraft. A bomb that ripped through a house owned by a known al-Qaida operative in southern Bayda province appeared to be an accidental explosion. Militants barred local […]

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3 Killed in Yemen Drone Strike

Posted January 20th, 2013 at 6:05 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in central Yemen say a drone strike has killed at least three militants. Authorities said Sunday missiles fired from the unmanned aircraft successfully targeted a car, killing the suspected members of al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula. One witness said the car was engulfed in flames. Authorities in Yemen reported dozens of apparent U.S. drone […]

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Yemeni Officials Say US Intensifying Drone Strikes on Al-Qaida

Posted December 30th, 2012 at 11:55 am (UTC-5)
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Yemeni authorities say apparent U.S. drone strikes on al-Qaida’s branch in Yemen have intensified, with confirmation of a fourth deadly missile attack on the group in the past week. Authorities said the latest strike happened late Saturday, when an unmanned aircraft killed three suspected al-Qaida members riding a vehicle in the central province of Bayda. […]

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Gunmen Kill Saudi Diplomat in Yemen

Posted November 28th, 2012 at 8:20 am (UTC-5)
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Gunmen have killed a diplomat from Saudi Arabia in the Yemeni capital, Sana’a. Yemeni security officials and diplomatic sources say attackers wearing security force uniforms shot at the Saudi diplomat’s car Wednesday, killing him and his bodyguard. Yemen has suffered several security problems. Al-Qaida-linked militants have carried out suicide bombings and other attacks targeting officials, […]

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Four Killed in Yemen Drone Strike

Posted October 21st, 2012 at 6:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Yemeni security officials say four suspected militants were killed in a drone strike in the country’s east. Officials say the strike targeted a car travelling Sunday on the outskirts of the city of Marib. Reports say a local al-Qaida leader was among those killed in the attack. U.S. drones deployed in the region have backed […]

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Yemen Militant Attack Kills 9 Soldiers

Posted October 19th, 2012 at 12:20 pm (UTC-5)
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((New death toll in graf 1) Yemeni officials say suspected militants killed at least 13 soldiers in a suicide attack on an army base in southern Yemen Friday. Officials report that the militants drove a bomb-laden vehicle up to the gate of the base near the town of Shakra and detonated it. Friday’s attack in […]

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Yemen Militant Attack Kills 9 Soldiers

Posted October 19th, 2012 at 3:50 am (UTC-5)
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Yemeni officials say suspected militants killed at least nine soldiers in a suicide attack on an army base in southern Yemen Friday. Officials report that the militants drove a bomb-laden vehicle up to the gate of the base near the town of Shakra and detonated it. Friday’s attack in Abyan province came a day after […]

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Drone Strikes Kill 7 in Southern Yemen

Posted October 18th, 2012 at 5:50 am (UTC-5)
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Yemeni security officials say suspected U.S. drone strikes have killed at least seven al-Qaida-linked militants in southern Yemen. They say three missile strikes hit a farm early Thursday near the town of Jaar. The area was an al-Qaida stronghold until Yemen’s army launched an offensive earlier this year to take back areas of the south […]

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Gunman Kills Yemeni US Embassy Security Officer

Posted October 11th, 2012 at 9:20 am (UTC-5)
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Security officials say a gunman on a motorcycle has killed a Yemeni security official employed by the U.S. Embassy in Sanaa. The officials say the shooter opened fire on a car carrying Qassem Aqlani as he traveled to work on Thursday. The unidentified attacker then fled the area. Security officials said the attack resembled those […]

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Gunman Kills Yemeni US Embassy Security Officer

Posted October 11th, 2012 at 7:05 am (UTC-5)
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Security officials say a gunman on a motorcycle has killed a Yemeni security official employed by the U.S. Embassy in Sanaa. The officials say the shooter opened fire on a car carrying Qassem Aqlani as he traveled to work on Thursday. The unidentified attacker then fled the area. Security officials said the attack resembled those […]

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