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Yemeni govt troops kill 30 al Qaeda suspects in south Yemen

Yemeni govt troops kill 30 al Qaeda suspects in south Yemen

Yemeni troops loyal to President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi’s government killed at least 30 suspected al Qaeda militants in a raid backed by a Saudi-led military coalition, the Yemeni military said on Wednesday. Four soldiers were also killed in the operation on Tuesday at a farm west of Mukalla, the port city and capital of the […]

November 9, 2016 | By | Reply More
Suicide bomber kills 5 soldiers in south Yemen

Suicide bomber kills 5 soldiers in south Yemen

Aug  07, – Another seven soldiers were wounded in the attack targeting troops who had been sent from the main southern city of Aden to Lahj province to fight jihadists, the sources said. A suicide bomber rammed his vehicle into a large group of army reinforcements in south Yemen on Sunday, killing five soldiers, military […]

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‘Qaeda ambush’ kills at least 20 Yemen soldiers- military source

‘Qaeda ambush’ kills at least 20 Yemen soldiers- military source

Apr 09, – “Armed members of Al-Qaeda ambushed a group of young soldiers travelling in three civilian vehicles in the province of Abyan, killing at least 20 of them,” said the source, who requested anonymity. Al-Qaeda militants killed at least 20 Yemeni soldiers on Saturday when they ambushed their convoy in the south of the […]

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US strike kills 40 Qaeda militants at Yemen camp

US strike kills 40 Qaeda militants at Yemen camp

Mar 23, – The extremists have exploited a security vacuum in the Arabian Peninsula nation since Iran-backed Huthi Shiite rebels seized the capital in September 2014, forcing the internationally recognised government to flee. A US air strike on an Al-Qaeda training camp in Yemen has killed at least 40 fighters in a major blow to […]

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US drone strike kills top Qaeda chief in south Yemen

US drone strike kills top Qaeda chief in south Yemen

Feb 04, – Jalal Belaidi, alias Abu Hamza, a top commander of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), was killed along with two guards when their vehicle was hit in the Maraqesha area of Abyan province, a relative said. A senior Al-Qaeda operative in Yemen with a $5 million US bounty on his head was […]

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New drone strike kills 7 Qaeda suspects in Yemen

New drone strike kills 7 Qaeda suspects in Yemen

Apr 22, – The overnight strike hit a vehicle parked near the presidential palace in Mukalla, capital of Hadramawt province, witnesses said. Seven suspected Al-Qaeda militants were killed in an apparent US drone strike on the Yemeni port city of Mukalla which the jihadists overran earlier this month, a local official said Wednesday. The United […]

April 22, 2015 | By | Reply More
Saudi warplanes hit Yemen’s Sanaa overnight, clashes in Mukalla- residents

Saudi warplanes hit Yemen’s Sanaa overnight, clashes in Mukalla- residents

Apr 05, – The raids came despite calls by Russia and the Red Cross on Saturday for a pause to allow urgent humanitarian aid deliveries and evacuation of civilians. Warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition bombed Yemen’s capital Sanaa overnight, residents said, on the eleventh day of a campaign against Iran-allied Houthi forces opposed to President […]

April 5, 2015 | By | Reply More
Yemen rebels quit Aden palace, Qaeda makes gains

Yemen rebels quit Aden palace, Qaeda makes gains

Apr 03, – The impoverished Arabian Peninsula state has sunk further into chaos since the coalition spearheaded by Riyadh launched Operation Decisive Storm on March 26 to try to halt the advance by Shiite Huthi rebels. Saudi-led air raids drove back rebels in the last stronghold of Yemen’s absent president Friday, while Al-Qaeda militants seized […]

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Yemen troops kill Saudi-bound Qaeda suspects dressed as women

Yemen troops kill Saudi-bound Qaeda suspects dressed as women

Dec 13, – Another suspect and the driver were wounded in the shooting in Harad, a town 15 kilometres (nine miles) from the Saudi border, the officials said, adding that two of those killed were Saudis. Yemeni troops Saturday shot dead five Al-Qaeda suspects disguised as women who fired at a soldier during a checkpoint […]

December 13, 2014 | By | Reply More
19 killed as Syrian rebel groups battle each other

19 killed as Syrian rebel groups battle each other

Oct 05, – The violence is part of an outburst of infighting among the myriad rebel groups opposed to President Bashar Al Assad for control over prized border areas. Extremist fighters and more mainstream rebels are increasingly turning their guns on each other in what has effectively become a war within a war in northern […]

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