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A picture and its story- Severe malnutrition in Yemen

A picture and its story- Severe malnutrition in Yemen

Oct 26, –  Baghili arrived at the Al Thawra hospital on Saturday. She is bed-ridden and unable to eat, surviving on a diet of juice, milk and tea, medical staff and a relative said. The emaciated frame of 18-year-old Saida Ahmad Baghili lies on a hospital bed in the red sea port city of Hodaida, […]

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U.S. strikes in Yemen kill 13 al Qaeda operatives- U.S. military

U.S. strikes in Yemen kill 13 al Qaeda operatives- U.S. military

Sep 07, –  All three of the strikes against the al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula targets were conducted in central Yemen’s Shabwah Governorate, U.S. Central Command said in a statement. It did not specify how the strikes were carried out or the identities of those killed. The United States killed 13 al Qaeda operatives […]

September 7, 2016 | By | Reply More
‘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 […]

April 9, 2016 | By | Reply More
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 […]

February 4, 2016 | By | Reply More
10 killed in suicide car bombing in Yemen’s Aden

10 killed in suicide car bombing in Yemen’s Aden

Jan 18, – They said a bomber wearing an explosives vest blew himself up at the entrance to General Shalal Shaea’s house in the Tawahi district of the port city. A suicide car bombing killed at least 10 people, mostly civilians, Sunday in an attack on the residence of the police chief of Yemen’s southern […]

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Drone strike kills 2 Qaeda suspects in Yemen

Drone strike kills 2 Qaeda suspects in Yemen

Sep 22, – “Two members of Al-Qaeda were killed when a missile from a US drone hit their vehicle” on the outskirts of the city of Marib during the night, the official told AFP. A US drone strike has killed two suspected members of Al-Qaeda east of the Yemeni capital, a local official said on […]

September 22, 2015 | By | Reply More
Islamic State’s Saudi branch calls for clearing Arabian Peninsula of Shiites

Islamic State’s Saudi branch calls for clearing Arabian Peninsula of Shiites

May 30, –Islamic State claimed two suicide bombings carried out on May 22 and May 29 on Shi’ite mosques in eastern Saudi Arabia, where the bulk of the Saudi Arabia’s Shi’ite minority lives. The attacks killed 25 people. Saudi Arabia’s branch of militant group Islamic State has said it wants to clear the Arabian Peninsula […]

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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
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 […]

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