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AQAP militants launch revenge attacks in Yemen

Sanaa - Violence in Yemen continues as militants linked to Al-Qaeda in the Arab Peninsula (AQAP) launch revenge attacks after an army offensive cleared them from some of their strongholds in the south.
In the Media by Ken Hanly

Government offensive against Al Qaeda continues in Yemen

Sanaa - In an offensive in the south of the country, Yemeni forces killed 37 suspected Al Qaeda fighters according to Yemen's Defence Ministry. Hideouts in a town in Shabwa province were attacked according to the army. Several soldiers were also reported killed.
In the Media by Ken Hanly

AQAP ambushes Yemeni troops as sniffer dog was wrong

Sanaa - A military assault in Shabwa Province against Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula(AQAP) turned into a fierce battle as Yemeni troops were ambushed.
In the Media by Ken Hanly

Al-Aulaqi lawsuit dismissal gives U.S. government total authority Special

Washington - Last week, a U.S. district court judge tossed out a lawsuit filed by the families of three American citizens who were executed in three separate drone strikes.
Digital Journal Report by Ben Morris - 1 comment

Many Al Qaeda inmates escape as Sanaa Yemen prison attacked

Sanaa - In the Yemeni capital Sanaa, members of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula have mounted an attack on the Central Prison that killed at least 11 people and freed at least 14 inmates.
In the Media by Ken Hanly

Op-Ed: 17 Yemeni security forces killed in attacks by militants

Sanaa - Yesterday (Jan. 31), suspected al-Qaeda militants made two surprise attacks on a checkpoint and a police patrol killing 15 in one incident and two in another.
In the Media by Ken Hanly

Yemeni intelligence officer gunned down in port city of Aden

Aden - Suspected Al-Qaeda operatives gunned down Colonel Marwan al-Maqbali in Aden as he was leaving his house. The shots were fired from a car a security official claimed.
In the Media by Ken Hanly

Op-Ed: Drone or air strikes kill Al Qaeda suspects in southern Yemen

Sanaa - The reports on the strikes vary as usual. These reports are often doctored for political ends, at least they were under former president Saleh. Attacks by the US would be reported as by Yemeni forces.
In the Media by Ken Hanly - 4 comments

US official: Every Yemen drone strike creates 40-60 new enemies

A former US State Department official in Yemen claims that for every al-Qaeda militant killed by a drone strike, 40-60 new "enemies of America" are created.
In the Media by Brett Wilkins - 2 comments

Op-Ed: Militants kill at least 31 Yemeni military and police

Sanaa - Militants in Yemen mounted attacks in the south of Yemen. Two car bombs killed 21 soldiers at a military camp near the coast. Ten police were killed in the town of Mayfaa.
In the Media by Ken Hanly

Op-Ed: Drone strikes kill Al Qaeda military commander in Yemen

Sanaa - A military chief of A-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), Qaeed al-Dhahab, along with two other men, were killed by a drone attack in the village of Manassen in the southern province of Bayda in Yemen.
In the Media by Ken Hanly

Op-Ed: What we should fear are the reactions to the Al Qaeda threats

Washington - Interpol has placed the globe on a security alert. The US has temporarily closed a string of embassies across the Middle East and North Africa.
In the Media by Ken Hanly - 6 comments

More U.S. drone strikes in Yemen

Sanaa - Three suspected Al Qaeda militants were killed in a U.S. drone attack in the south-eastern province of Maareb. The mostly desert area has been a refuge for militants driven from their strongholds by a recent offensive.
In the Media by Ken Hanly

Yemeni defense minister survives car bomb attack

Sanaa - Mohammed Ahmad, Yemeni Defense Minister, was not harmed by a car bomb blast outside the cabinet office in Sanaa the capital. However, 12 people were killed including several of the ministers' bodyguards.
In the Media by Ken Hanly

U.S. drone strike kills 13 Yemeni civilians

Yemeni government officials have confirmed that 13 innocent civilians were killed by a U.S. unmanned aerial drone strike in al-Baitha province on Sunday.
In the Media by Brett Wilkins - 4 comments

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