Yemen security officials say al-Qaida kills 11 soldiers - Trend News Agency

Yemeni security officials say that al-Qaida militants have killed 11 soldiers in two separate attacks, AP reported. They say that the Sunday attacks killed six troops at a security checkpoint in the southern coastal city of Shukra in Abyan province ...

Suspected al Qaeda militants kill six Yemeni troops, civilian: official - Reuters

ADEN Suspected al Qaeda militants opened fired on a Yemeni military checkpoint in the southern province of Abyan on Sunday, a security official and residents said, killing six troops and a civilian. The attack comes after the United States launched ...

New wave of US air raids on Qaeda in Yemen - Ahram Online

The United States on Sunday launched a new wave of air raids against Al-Qaeda in Yemen, as Islamist militants fled from towns being targeted to mountainous areas, security sources said. At least five early morning raids hit targets linked to Al-Qaeda ...

At least two killed in new drone strikes on al Qaeda in Yemen - Trend News Agency

Drones fired missiles at suspected al Qaeda targets in two separate attacks in Yemen on Saturday, local sources said, in what appeared to be a third successive day of U.S. strikes against militants in the Arab country, Reutors reported. Tribal sources ...

US strike kills 2 Qaeda suspects in Yemen: security official - Daily Mail

A US drone strike killed two suspected members of Al-Qaeda in southern Yemen on Saturday, a security official said, as Washington steps up a campaign against jihadists. The raid came after two days of intensive air strikes by US warplanes on jihadists ...

Trump steps up airstrikes against Al Qaeda in Yemen; more ground raids could follow - Los Angeles Times

More than two years after a multi-sided civil war erupted inside Yemen that allowed Al Qaeda's local franchise to amass power and seize territory, President Trump has directed the Pentagon to embark on a complicated counter-terrorism campaign. Trump's ...

US hits Qaeda in Yemen with new wave of strikes - The Nation

ADEN/WASHINGTON - The United States carried out another wave of strikes against al Qaeda in Yemen overnight, residents and US officials said on Friday, in the latest sign of increasing US military focus on a group whose strength has grown during ...

Trump Gives Commanders Power to Authorize Military Strikes - Newsmax

Following two days of airstrikes against al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) targets in Yemen, it was revealed Friday that President Donald Trump has granted his military commanders the power to authorize military strikes in certain countries ...

US steps up bombing raids on al Qaida in Yemen, citing threat to West - McClatchy Washington Bureau

An explosion follows a Saudi-led airstrike on an army base in Sanaa, Yemen, in January 2017. Hani Mohammed AP. By Vera Bergengruen. vbergengruen@mcclatchydc.com. LinkedIn · Google+ · Pinterest · Reddit; Print; Order Reprint of this Story.

Al Qaeda confirms second-in-command killed in Syria - Business Standard

The Al Qaeda terror network has admitted the death of its deputy leader, Egyptian militant Abu al-Khayr al-Masri, in a drone strike in northwest Syria in late February. "We confirm news of the martyrdom of the sheikh and leader Abu al-Khayr al-Masri ...

Yemen officials see lengthy US airstrikes as sustained, 'open-ended' operation - Chicago Tribune

In this Feb. 3, 2017 frame grab from video, residents inspect a house that was damaged during a Jan. 29, 2017 U.S. raid on the tiny village of Yakla, in central Yemen that left at least 25 Yemenis and a U.S. Navy SEAL dead. (AP photo).

US raids in Yemen meant to hit Houthis not al-Qaeda: Analyst - Press TV

Two US drone strikes have killed at least four people, suspected to be al-Qaeda members, in the Yashbum Valley in Yemen's southern province of Shabwah. A separate drone strike also hit an area in the eastern part of Shaqra town in the southern province ...

US kills 8 Qaeda in new day of raids: Yemeni officials - The New Indian Express

US warplanes pounded Al-Qaeda targets in Yemen for a second straight day Friday, killing eight militants, security and tribal sources said as Washington boosts its air war against the jihadists. A defence official in Washington told AFP that American ...

Unprecedented Number of US Drone and Air Strikes Hit Yemen - Common Dreams

The aftermath from an aerial bombing in Yemen in this file photo. (Photo: Hani Mohammed/Associated Press). In an unprecedented intensification of America's counter-terrorism operations in Yemen, the US has confirmed it carried out 20 strikes across ...

Yemeni Officials See Latest US Strikes as Sustained Campaign - Newsmax

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni officials and residents say U.S. jets carried out dozens of airstrikes on al-Qaida targets overnight and in the past 48 hours in one of the lengthiest sustained campaigns inside the Arab country. They said Friday that the ...

US strikes pound Qaeda for second day: Yemeni officials - Arab News

A US Navy F18 fighter jet takes off from aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson. (REUTERS). YEMEN: US fighter jets pounded Al-Qaeda targets in Yemen for a second straight day on Friday, security and tribal sources said, as Washington steps up its air war ...

Aircraft launch attacks on suspected Al-Qaeda targets in Yemen: Witnesses - Ahram Online

Military forces believed to be American launched two attacks on suspected al Qaeda targets in southern Yemen overnight on Friday in what would be the second consecutive day of U.S. raids, witnesses said. Backed by drones and Apache helicopter, the ...

Al-Qaeda confirms US strike killed deputy leader in Syria - The New Arab

Al-Qaeda has confirmed that deputy leader Abu Khayr al-Masri was killed in a drone strike by the US-led coalition in Syria. Tags: Al-Qaeda, Syria, Idlib, Abu al-Khayr al-Masri, Ayman Zawahiri. Al-Qaeda has confirmed that top leader Abu Khayr al-Masri, ...

US pounds al Qaeda in Yemen with more than 20 air strikes - Business Insider

WASHINGTON/ADEN, Yemen (Reuters) - The United States said it carried out more than 20 precision strikes in Yemen targeting al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula on Thursday, in the first major operations against the group since a January raid by US ...

Al-Qaida confirms deputy leader killed in US strike in Syria - Military Times

By: Lee Keath, The Associated Press, March 2, 2017 (Photo Credit: Tech Sgt. Effrain Lopez/Air Force). CAIRO — A U.S. airstrike in Syria earlier this week killed the deputy leader of al-Qaida, known as Abu al-Khayr al-Masri, the group confirmed on ...