| Sep 10, 2012
| 8:43 AM
Yemeni forces have killed Said al-Shihri, second in command of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, the Yemeni Defense Ministry said Monday.
An official military website cited a senior source saying al-Shihri was killed in an operation in Hadramawt Valley....
| Jun 12, 2012
| 4:39 PM
Yemen: Yemeni troops and southern tribesmen have driven Al Qaeda militants out of two strategic southern towns, government officials in Sana and Washington reported Tuesday. Zinjibar and Jaar have been retaken....
| Jun 6, 2012
| 4:39 PM
The killing of Abu Yahya al-Libi, the latest blow dealt to Al Qaeda, is expected to continue the decentralization of the terrorist network that U.S. officials and experts have already witnessed....
| May 19, 2012
| 2:12 PM
The jockey had raced an Arabian horse only once before and had never met the trainer before.
The trainer, a former jockey himself, has never actually mounted an Arabian.
The owner is an 18-year-old Shiek who, according to the trainer, knows very...
| May 16, 2012
| 9:39 PM
In an escalation of America’s clandestine war in Yemen, a small contingent of U.S. troops is providing targeting data for Yemeni airstrikes as government forces battle to dislodge Al Qaeda militants and other insurgents in the country’s...
| May 12, 2012
| 7:54 PM
ADEN (Reuters) - Two apparent U.S. drone attacks killed at least 10 suspected al Qaeda-linked militants in Yemen on Saturday, while Yemeni government forces killed 15 others in a new offensive against insurgents, local and military officials said.
| May 9, 2012
| 12:03 AM
WASHINGTON -- The agent who penetrated al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula and returned from Yemen with the group's new "airline bomb" was always under Saudi control and was not a double-agent, two sources briefed by Saudi counterterrorism officials have...
| May 8, 2012
| 5:45 AM
Investigators were studying an explosive device Tuesday that they say terrorists in Yemen crafted to slip past airport metal detectors and onto an airplane bound for the United States.
U.S. intelligence agents thwarted the plot two weeks ago after...
| May 3, 2012
| 4:38 PM
From his hideout in Pakistan, Osama bin Laden struggled to manage the tentacles of his terrorist organization even as he derided it as amateurish and unfocused, according to declassified documents...
| May 1, 2012
| 12:37 PM
One year after Osama bin Laden was killed by U.S. Navy SEALs at his safe house in Pakistan, a substantially weakened al-Qaida and its affiliates continue to pose a threat to the West. The Pakistan-based group's leadership has been decimated by drone...
| May 1, 2012
| 11:14 AM
On the anniversary of the death of Osama bin Laden today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) took note of the “grim satisfaction that justice was meted out to the worst mass murderer in American history.”
The congressman released the statement on...