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Yemeni president sacks intelligence chiefs


September 12th, 2012 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, Sep 12 (IANS) Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi Tuesday sacked heads of the national security agency and military intelligence, after two suicide car bombs targeted the country's defence minister ... Read more...

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Senior Al Qaeda commander killed in Yemen


September 11th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The second-in-command of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) has been killed by government troops in Yemen, SABA news agency reported citing military officials.Saudi ... Read more...

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Five Al Qaeda terrorists escape from Yemen jail


June 27th, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, June 27 (IANS) At least five terrorists of the Al Qaeda have escaped from a prison in Yemen, the country's official news agency Saba reported.The five members of the ... Read more...

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Drones kill 10 Al Qaeda militants in Yemen


June 13th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, June 13 (IANS) At least 10 members of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) were killed in Yemen after US drones hit their bastions in southeastern Shabwa province ... Read more...

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Nine militants killed in Yemen


June 11th, 2012 - 8:58 am ICT by IANS
Aden, June 11 (IANS) At least nine militants were killed after Yemeni army clashed with Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) terrorists Sunday in Abyan province.The clashes occurred between the ... Read more...

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Yemen to get over $3 billion Saudi Arabian aid


May 24th, 2012 - 4:22 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, May 24 (IANS) Saudi Arabia has announced to give over $3 billion aid to its unrest-ridden neighbour Yemen for developmental works, according to official SABA news agency.During "the Friends ... Read more...

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Obama concerned about Yemen


May 22nd, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has said he was concerned about the terrorism threat stemming from Yemen, after a deadly suicide bombing there killed at least ... Read more...

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Bulgarian envoy to Yemen escapes abduction attempt


May 14th, 2012 - 4:01 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, May 14 (IANS) Bulgarian ambassador in Yemen Boris Genadiev Borisov had a miraculous escape when armed men intercepted his car and tried to kidnap him at gunpoint in Yemeni ... Read more...

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Intending underpant bomber was British double agent


May 11th, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) The man who aborted the plot of killing hundreds of passengers on a US-bound jet with an underpants bomb was a British double agent, The Sun ... Read more...

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Terror plot to bomb US-bound plane foiled (Lead)


May 8th, 2012 - 7:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 8 (IANS) The US and other intelligence agencies broke up a terrorist plot to bomb a US-bound airliner and seized an explosive device, similar to the ones ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda leaders killed in Yemen air strike


May 7th, 2012 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, May 7 (IANS) Two wanted terrorists of the Yemen-based Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) have been killed in a US air strike in a mountainous region ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda’s online magazine unexpectedly returns


May 4th, 2012 - 4:18 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) on Thursday unexpectedly released two more editions of its English-language online magazine that serves as a guide to potential and future ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda providing free electricity in Yemen


May 3rd, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, May 3 (IANS/AKI) The Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) has started offering free electricity and gas to villagers in Yemen's restive southern region, according to a Saudi ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda releases 73 Yemeni soldiers


April 28th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, April 28 (IANS) The Yemeni wing of terror outfit Al Qaeda Saturday released after mediation by a tribal leader 73 Yemeni soldiers captured two months ago, Xinhua reported.The soldiers ... Read more...

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Yemeni warplanes bomb Al-Qaeda bases, 18 killed


March 19th, 2012 - 5:14 am ICT by IANS
Aden (Yemen), March 19 (IANS) At least 18 terrorists were killed and dozens of others injured after Yemeni warplanes bombed several bases of the Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) ... Read more...

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Swiss woman abducted in Yemen


March 16th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Aden (Yemen), March 16 (IANS) Suspected Al Qaeda militants have abducted a Swiss woman schoolteacher in Yemen, Xinhua reported.The woman, in her 30s, was kidnapped from the western province of ... Read more...

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UK charges man for possessing al-Qaeda magazine


October 19th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- A British man who was arrested earlier this year was charged on Wednesday for possessing al-Qaeda's English-language online magazine, Scotland Yard said.The 21-year-old man, who has been identified ... Read more...

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Dozens killed in fresh Yemen clashes


July 31st, 2011 - 1:54 am ICT by BNO News
SANAA (BNO NEWS) -- Dozens have reportedly been killed after fresh clashes erupted in Yemen's southern province of Abyan and northeastern province of Sanaa, officials said on Saturday.At least 12 al-Qaida militants ... Read more...

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Yemen detains prison director over Al Qaeda escape


June 26th, 2011 - 8:52 am ICT by IANS
Aden (Yemen) June 26 (IANS) Yemen's central prison director along with his deputy and a number of guards have been detained for investigation following escape of 63 Al Qaeda prisoners ... Read more...

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U.S. State Department designates al-Qaeda operative Othman Al-Ghamdi


June 17th, 2011 - 10:45 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Thursday designated Othman al-Ghamdi, an operative with al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), as a terrorist.The designation was made under ... Read more...

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21 Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula militants killed in Yemen


June 11th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, June 11 (IANS) At least 21 Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) militants were killed by the army Saturday during clashes in Yemen's Abyan province, Xinhua quoted the ... Read more...

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15 killed in Yemen


June 9th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Aden (Yemen), June 9 (IANS) At least 12 Al Qaeda militants and three army soldiers were killed in fierce battles between security forces and extremists in Yemen Thursday, a military ... Read more...

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Cake recipe on terror magazine


June 3rd, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 3 (IANS) British intelligence agencies hacked an Al Qaeda online magazine and uploaded a cake-making recipe, replacing its original content which enabled browsers to learn how to prepare ... Read more...

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Osama widow’s brother wants Pakistan to release her


May 16th, 2011 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
London, May 16 (IANS) Yemeni student Zakaria al Sada, whose sister was shot and wounded in the US mission that killed Osama bin Laden, has asked Pakistan to release his ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda kills six cops in Yemen


May 14th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, May 14 (IANS) At least six policemen were killed Saturday in an Al Qaeda attack in southern Yemen, Xinhua reported.The attack targeted a security checkpoint in Radaa town of ... Read more...

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Five soldiers killed in al-Qaeda ambush in western Yemen


May 13th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by BNO News
MARIB, YEMEN (BNO NEWS) -- At least five soldiers on Friday were killed in an ambush by al-Qaeda militants in Marib province, western Yemen, the Yemen Post reported.The suspected al-Qaeda militants attacked ... Read more...

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Al-qaeda ‘thrives’ in countries having weak governance: FBI


April 16th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): Militant group Al-qaeda thrives in the countries facing political unrest and weak governance, said the US's top counter-terror official.FBI Assistant Director Mark Giuliano made these comments few hours ... Read more...

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Saleh to sacrifice ‘blood and soul’ to confront opponents


April 1st, 2011 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, April 1 (IANS) Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh has vowed to confront with his "blood and soul" the anti-government street protests being staged in the country seeking his resignation.Addressing ... Read more...

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Britain asks its citizens to leave Yemen


April 1st, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) The British government has asked its nationals to leave Yemen ahead of the mass protests planned for Friday, fearing the agitation might turn violent.Friday's pro-democracy ... Read more...

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Islamist groups are elated by Arab revolts: Awlaki


March 31st, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.31 (ANI): Yemeni-American cleric Anwar-al-Awlaki, who is a top propagandist for Al-Qaeda, broke his silence on the uprisings in Middle East and claimed that Islamist groups are elated by these revolts. ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda welcomes revolutions in Egypt and Tunisia, questions the intentions of the West


March 30th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by BNO News
SANA'A (BNO NEWS) -- Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) on Wednesday welcomed the revolutions in Egypt and Tunisia but questioned the intentions of the Western world. It also expects that the ... Read more...

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Obama not pushing for Yemen president to go because of Al Qaeda threat: Experts


March 23rd, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar. 23 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has refrained from joining Yemeni protesters and one-time government loyalists in calls for President Ali Abdullah Saleh to step down due to the ... Read more...

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Anwar al-Awlaki plotting attacks on UK


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 29 (ANI): The trial sessions of a Bangladeshi British Airways computer engineer who had plotted to blow up a plane have revealed that Anwar al-Awlaki, the American born leader of ... Read more...

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US no-fly list leaves British Muslim stranded in Canada


February 16th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Feb 16 (IANS) Probably in the first such case in international travel, the US no-fly list has left a British man stranded in Canada.Dawood Hepplewhite, who is a ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda plotting poison attack in US


December 21st, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 21 (IANS) Terror outfit Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) is planning to attack American food supplies with poisonous chemicals, officials said.A source "with knowledge of the situation" said ... Read more...

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