Sanaa, 14 July (AKI) – Suspected Al-Qaeda insurgents launched an attack on Yemen’s intelligence agency Wednesday killing at least 3 people, according to police.
Local Media reported that two soldiers were killed and three others injured in the clashes between the security forces and suspected Al-Qaeda terrorists in Mukalla city of Hadramout province on Monday.
Media reported on Thursday that terrorists linked to Al-Qaeda in Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) are building fortified bunkers in the Sahara desert of Algeria and Mali to protect themselves against any possible aerial attacks.
Al-Shihri, deputy leader of Yemen-based Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) called on his supporters in Saudi Arabia to kidnap Christians and Saudi princes to press the release of Heila Al Qsayer, a female Al-Qaeda operative, arrested by Saudi forces, Al-Arabiya news channel reported on…
On Tuesday, Mozambique police dismissed a South African newspaper report which reported that the country was home to Al-Qaeda training camps that could launch an attack on the World Cup.
Mustafa Abu al-Yazid, the third-ranking leader in the Al-Qaeda terrorist network, the former financial chief for al-Qaeda, has been killed by a US missile attack in Pakistan, US intelligence officials said on Tuesday.
Yemen-based Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) announced that Nayif al-Qahtani, a senior member of their group who masterminded the failed Christmas Day airline attack, was killed in a joint military operation launched by US-Yemeni troops.
On Friday, the Islamic State of Iraq (ISI), an Al-Qaeda-linked terrorist group, posted a statement on a jihadist website, threatening majority Shiites with “dark days coloured in blood”.
Police investigating the suicide bombing attack on British Ambassador Tim Torlot have arrested dozens of Al-Qaeda suspects on Tuesday.
Reuters: Yemen’s central government agreed a truce in February to halt the northern war, which has raged on and off since 2004. But sporadic violence has swelled in recent weeks, often involving tribesmen who had fought alongside the state during…