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AQAP Claims Killing a Criminal Investigative Officer in Lahij, Houthi Leader in Ibb

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed killing an officer in the Criminal Investigative Department in Yemen's Lahij governorate, and a Houthi leader in Ibb, and claimed attacks on Houthi fighters and Yemeni soldiers in Abyan and al-Bayda'.

Monday, 02 February 2015
AQAP Claims Attacks on Houthis and Yemeni Soldiers in Abyan, al-Bayda’

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed six attacks on Shi'ite Houthi fighters and Yemeni soldiers in Abyan and al-Bayda' governorates, killing at least nine people.

Friday, 30 January 2015
AQAP Claims Joint Attack with Marib Tribes on Houthis, Killing Houthi Leader in Sana’a

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed a joint attack with tribes in Yemen’s Marib governorate to repel a Houthi military advance, and also claimed detonating a sticky bomb on the car of a Houthi leader in the Yemeni capital, Sana’a.

Thursday, 29 January 2015
AQAP Gives Biography of Special Security Complex Suicide Attacker, Posthumous Video

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) published a biography of Abdul Rahim al-Adeni, who, along with seven other suicide attackers, stormed the Yemeni Special Security Forces complex in Sayun on August 7, 2014.

Thursday, 29 January 2015
AQAP and al-Nusra Front Shariah Officials Sign Joint Statement on IS-Related Conflict in the Caucasus

Shariah officials from al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) and al-Qaeda's branch in Syria, the al-Nusra Front, and several jihadi ideologies, signed a joint statement on a conflict in the Caucasus involving pledges to the Islamic State (IS).

Wednesday, 28 January 2015
Alleged Fighters in “Yemen Province” Threaten to Attack Saudi Arabia

In an alleged video from “Yemen Province,” fighters celebrated the death of Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz and threatened to mount attacks inside Saudi Arabia.

Tuesday, 27 January 2015
AQAP Claims Killing Yemeni Political Security Officer, Several Strikes on Houthis

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula claimed assassinating a Yemeni Political Security officer in Hadramawt and mounting several attacks on Houthis in al-Bayda', Dhamar, Ibb, and Sa'ada governorates.

Tuesday, 27 January 2015
AQAP Publishes Quarterly Report on Operations, Claims 205 Attacks Including Charlie Hebdo Raid

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) published a statistical report on its operations from approximately October 25, 2014, through January 20, 2015, claiming a total of 205 attacks including the raid by Charif and Said Kouachi on Charlie Hebdo's office in Paris, France.

Monday, 26 January 2015
IS Fighter Encourages Jihadists to Join Fight in Yemen

An alleged British fighter with the Islamic State (IS) encouraged jihadist migration to Yemen amid the country's current turmoil.

Friday, 23 January 2015
AQAP Official Harith al-Nadhari Cautions Fighters Against Killing Muslims Unjustly

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a visual speech from one of its top Shariah officials, Harith bin Ghazi al-Nadhari, cautioning fighters and commanders against killing Muslims unjustly.

Friday, 23 January 2015
AQAP Claims Attacks on Houthis in al-Bayda’, Dhamar

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed attacks on Shi'ite Houthis in Yemen's al-Bayda' and Dhamar governorates, ambushing a truck in one operation, and firing machineguns and RPGs at a Houthi position in another.

Thursday, 22 January 2015
AQAP Claims Bombing on Yemeni General’s Convoy, Strikes on Houthis and Yemeni Soldiers

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed an attack on the convoy of the Yemeni 135th Brigade commander, General Yahya Abu Awja', in an ambush in Hadramawt governorate, and striking Houthis and Yemeni soldiers in al-Bayda', Hadramawt, and Shabwa.

Wednesday, 21 January 2015
AQAP Official Nasser bin Ali al-Ansi Recommends Lone-Wolf Attacks in Western Countries

In an interview with al-Malahem Media Foundation, the media wing of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), a group official, Nasser bin Ali al-Ansi, recommended lone-wolf attacks in Western countries such as America, Britain, Canada, and France, as such operations are "better and more harmful".

Tuesday, 20 January 2015
AQAP Gives Biography of Mukalla Police Station Suicide Bomber, Posthumous Video

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) published a biography of Abdullah al-Medawi, a Saudi who carried out a suicide bombing at the Mukalla police station in Yemen's Hadramawt province, and released a posthumous video of the bomber inciting Muslims to execute suicide attacks.

Monday, 19 January 2015
AQAP Gives Biography of Slain Saudi Muhammad bin Ahmed al-Rubeish

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) published a biography of a slain Saudi identified as Muhammad bin Ahmed al-Rubeish (AKA Faris al-Qassimi).

Friday, 16 January 2015
AQAP Claims Assassinating Houthi GPC Leader in Dhamar, Attacks on Houthis and Yemeni Soldiers

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed assassinating a Houthi leader in Yemen's Dhamar governorate, and ambushing and bombing Houthis and Yemeni soldiers in Abyan, al-Bayda', and Shabwa.

Thursday, 15 January 2015
AQAP Claims Killing 17 Houthis in Raid in al-Bayda’

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed killing 17 Houthis in a raid on their positions in Rada' district in Yemen's al-Bayda' governorate.

Thursday, 08 January 2015
AQAP Urges Muslims to Take Revenge for Death of Abu Anas al-Libi

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) called upon Muslims to take revenge for the death of Nazih Abdul-Hamed al-Ruqai (AKA Abu Anas al-Libi), and threatened America that it will "pay the price" for its crimes from the blood of its soldiers and people.

Thursday, 08 January 2015
AQIM Lauds Charlie Hebdo Gunmen, Reminds of Bin Laden Threat to Those who Mock the Prophet Muhammad

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) lauded the gunmen who attacked the offices of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris, and reminded about a threat from former al-Qaeda leader Usama bin Laden to those who mock the Prophet Muhammad.

Thursday, 08 January 2015
AQAP Claims Bombing Houthis in Dhamar and Sana’a, Assassination Attempt on Yemeni Intel Officer

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed six attacks on Shi'ite Houthis in Yemen including bombings targeting their locations in the capital, Sana'a, and Dhamar governorate, as well as strikes on Yemeni soldiers and a Yemeni intelligence officer.

Monday, 05 January 2015
AQAP Gives Detailed Report on “Hot Tuesday” for Houthis in Sana’a

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) published a detailed report on its coordinated attacks on Houthis in the Yemeni capital, Sana’a, on December 23, 2014, which it regarded as “Hot Tuesday”.

Friday, 02 January 2015
AQAP Releases Video on September 2014 Suicide Bombings on Houthi Positions in Marib and Sa’ada

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a video vilifying Shi'ite Houthis and presenting two suicide bombings on their positions in Yemen's Marib and Sa'ada governorates as revenge.

Friday, 02 January 2015
AQAP Claims Killing at Least 15 Houthis in al-Bayda’, Attacking Yemeni Soldiers in Hadramawt

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claiming killing at least 15 Houthis in attacks on their positions in the city of Rada' in Yemen's al-Bayda' governorate, and claimed bombing a Yemeni military truck in Hadramawt.

Friday, 02 January 2015
AQAP Warns Sunnis Not to Approach Houthi Celebrations for Prophet’s Birthday in Rada’

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) warned Sunnis in the city of Rada' in Yemen's al-Bayda' governorate not to approach Houthi celebrations for the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad, calling Houthi gatherings throughout Yemen "legitimate targets".

Friday, 02 January 2015
AQAP Claims Bombing Convoy of Houthi Official in Marib, Killing His Son

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed credit for bombing the convoy of Ali Abood al-Sharif, a prominent sheikh in the al-Ashraf tribe, describing him as a Houthi leader and noting that the explosion killed his son and two others.

Tuesday, 30 December 2014
AQAP Claims Killing Yemeni Intel Officer, Assassination Attempt on Army General

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed credit for the killing of a Yemeni intelligence officer in al-Bayda', and an assassination attempt on a general in the Yemeni army in Hadramawt.

Monday, 29 December 2014
AQAP Distributes Video Promoting Inspire 13, “Open Source Jihad”

Coinciding with the release of the 13th issue of “Inspire” magazine, al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a video promoting the issue and its “Open Source Jihad” concept.

Wednesday, 24 December 2014
AQAP Releases 13th Issue of Inspire Magazine, Suggests Aviation, Economic Targets

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released the 13th issue of its English magazine "Inspire," and stated that it is "committed to arm Muslim individuals - as well as Muslim groups as is in this issue in their Jihad on America," and provided a detailed manual to make a bomb similar to that used by Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab in December 2009.

Wednesday, 24 December 2014
AQAP Issues Formal Communique on Rocket Strike at Yemen LNG Plant in Balhaf

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) issued a formal communique on its firing rockets at the Yemen LNG plant in Balhaf, and warned Muslim employees to stay away from the site, calling it a "legitimate target".

Sunday, 21 December 2014
AQAP Claims Rocket Strike on Yemen LNG in Balhaf

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed firing two Katyusha rockets at Yemen LNG (liquefied natural gas) in Balhaf, a port town in Yemen’s Shabwa governorate.

Friday, 19 December 2014
AQAP Denies Culpability in Death of Schoolgirls in al-Bayda’, Claims Suicide Raid in al-Hudaydah

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) denied culpability in the death of schoolgirls in Yemen’s al-Bayda’ governorate, alleging that its sources in the morgues where their bodies were transferred indicate bullets and RPG fragments, not marks consistent with an explosion.

Thursday, 18 December 2014
AQAP Reports Death of Fighters in Clashes with Houthis, Publishes Pictures of Revenge Attack on “American Section” of Airbase

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) reported the death of at least two fighters in clashes with Shi'ite Houthis in the Yemeni capital, Sana'a, and published pictures of firing rockets at the "American section" of an airbase in Lahij in revenge for the killing of Muslims in the failed operation to rescue Luke Somers.

Tuesday, 16 December 2014
AQAP Claims Killing Dozens of Houthis in Four Simultaneous Attacks in al-Bayda’, Other Strikes Throughout Yemen

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed killing dozens of Houthis in four simultaneous attacks in Yemen's al-Bayda' governorate, and cited sources that estimate the number to be greater than 70.

Friday, 12 December 2014
AQAP Claims Rocket Attack in Lahij in Revenge for Muslims Killed in Failed Rescue Operation

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed firing six Grad rockets at the American section of al-'Anad Airbase in Yemen's Lahij governorate in revenge for the killing of Muslims in the failed operation to rescue Luke Somers.

Thursday, 11 December 2014
AQAP Holds Obama Accountable for Death of American and South African Hostages in New Video

SITE Intelligence Group obtained a forthcoming video from al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) featuring group official and military strategist Nasser bin Ali al-Ansi holding U.S. President Barack Obama accountable for the killing of American hostage Luke Somers and South African hostage Pierre Korkie.

Wednesday, 10 December 2014
AQAP Claims Two Suicide Bombings in Hadramawt, Blasts at House of Houthi Politician in Sana’a

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed killing and wounding dozens of Yemeni soldiers in two suicide bombings at the First Military Region Command in Yemen's Hadramawt governorate, and took credit for other attacks against Yemeni soldiers, Houthis, and People's Committee elements.

Wednesday, 10 December 2014
AQAP Holds First “International Press Conference” with Group Official Nasser bin Ali al-Ansi

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a video of what it called the first "international press conference" with group official and military strategist Nasser bin Ali al-Ansi.

Monday, 08 December 2014
Yemeni Jihadist Gives Detailed Report on Failed U.S. Rescue in Shabwa

A Yemeni jihadist who earlier claimed to have received information from an al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) fighter about the failed raid to rescue Luke Somers in Shabwa, provided a detailed report on the incident.

Sunday, 07 December 2014
Yemeni Jihadists Report on Failed U.S. Raid to Rescue Luke Somers

Yemeni jihadists on Twitter reported on the failed U.S. raid to rescue the American hostage Luke Somers in Yemen’s Shabwa governorate, stating that fighters from al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) and Yemeni tribes clashed with Special Forces, anticipating their arrival.

Saturday, 06 December 2014
AQAP Claims Seizing 5 Million Yemeni Rials in Carjacking in Marib, Attacks in al-Bayda’, ‘Ibb, and Ta’izz

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed seizing 5 million Yemeni Rials (approximately 23,255 USD) in a carjacking in Yemen's Marib governorate, and also claimed attacks on Houthis in al-Bayda' and 'Ibb, and killing a Yemeni colonel in Ta'izz who cooperated with the Houthis.

Friday, 05 December 2014
AQAP Video Features Raid on Special Security Camp in al-Bayda’, Attacks on Houthis

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a video of its large-scale raid and suicide bombing on a Special Security camp in Yemen's al-Bayda' governorate on October 7, 2014, and also featuring three attacks on Houthis.

Friday, 05 December 2014
AQAP Provides Pictures of Car Bombing Near House of Iranian Ambassador in Sana’a

After claiming responsibility for the car bombing near the house of the Iranian Ambassador in the Yemeni capital, Sana’a, and providing pictures of the aftermath, al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) published pictures of the blast.

Thursday, 04 December 2014
Upcoming AQAP Video Shows American Hostage Luke Somers, Threatens to Execute if Demands Not Met

SITE Intelligence Group obtained an upcoming video from al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) showing American hostage Luke Somers, and featuring AQAP official Nasser bin Ali al-Ansi threatening the American government that it will execute him if their demands are not met.

Wednesday, 03 December 2014
AQAP Claims Car Bombing Near House of Iranian Ambassador in Yemeni Capital

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed credit for detonating a car bomb near the house of the Iranian Ambassador in the Yemeni capital, Sana’a.

Wednesday, 03 December 2014
AQAP Claims Suicide Raid on Houthi Command Positions in al-Bayda’, Strikes on Houthis and Yemeni Soldiers

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed several attacks on Shi'ite Houthis and Yemeni soldiers, including a suicide raid on Houthi command positions in Yemen's al-Bayda' governorate.

Monday, 01 December 2014
AQAP Publishes Final Will of Slain American Samir Khan

Concluding its advertised material from Samir Khan, an American who founded Inspire magazine with Anwar al-Awlaki, and was killed in a U.S. drone strike with the radical Yemeni-American cleric in September 2011, al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) published his final will.

Sunday, 30 November 2014
AQAP Claims Detonating Explosives at U.S. Embassy in Sana’a

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed detonating two remote-controlled explosive devices at the northern gate of the U.S. Embassy in the Yemeni capital, Sana’a, and denied reports of the attack being carried out by gunmen.

Friday, 28 November 2014
AQAP Releases Posthumous English Chant from American Samir Khan

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a posthumous English chant promoting martyrdom from Samir Khan, an American fighter who founded Inspire magazine with Anwar al-Awlaki, and was killed in a U.S. drone strike with the radical Yemeni-American cleric in September 2011.

Wednesday, 26 November 2014
AQAP Video Shows Suicide Bombing, Raid on al-Ghabr Barracks in Hadramawt

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a video focusing on the suicide bombing and raid it carried out at the al-Ghabr military barracks in Yemen's Hadramawt province on October 9, 2014.

Tuesday, 25 November 2014
AQAP Gives Biography of Slain American, Inspire Founder Samir Khan

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) published a biography of Samir Khan, an American fighter who founded Inspire magazine with Anwar al-Awlaki, and was killed in a U.S. drone strike with the radical Yemeni-American cleric in September 2011.

Tuesday, 25 November 2014
AQAP Claims Bombing Houthi Vehicles and Houses in al-Bayda’

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claiming bombing Houthi vehicles and houses in Yemen's al-Bayda' governorate, as well as bombing a Yemeni military vehicle in Hadramawt.

Monday, 24 November 2014
AQAP Claims Detonating Explosive Planted in TV on Houthi Activist, Other Strikes on Houthis

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed attacks on Houthi activists and fighters in Yemen’s Abyan, al-Bayda’, and Dhamar governorates, including the detonation of an explosive planted inside a television.

Friday, 21 November 2014
AQAP Official Qasm al-Rimi Speaks on American-Houthi Alliance in Yemen

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) official Qasm al-Rimi (AKA Abu Hureira al-Sana’ani) spoke on an alleged American-Houthi alliance in Yemen, and urged Sunnis to join it in waging fierce attacks on the Houthis.

Friday, 21 November 2014
AQAP Rebukes Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Rejects IS’ “Caliphate”

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), through one of its top Shariah officials, Harith bin Ghazi al-Nadhari, rebuked Islamic State (IS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and rejected his “Caliphate”.

Thursday, 20 November 2014
AQAP Shariah Official Assures Muslims of Eventual Victory in Audio Lecture

Harith bin Ghazi al-Nadhari, a Shariah official in al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), assured Muslims of eventual victory in an audio lecture, explaining that while it might take long, it is the enemy who will ultimately be defeated.

Thursday, 20 November 2014
AQAP Claims Bombing Houses of Houthi Leaders in Dhamar, Attacks on Vehicles of Houthis, Yemeni Soldiers

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed bombings on Shi'ite Houthis and Yemeni soldiers, including strikes targeting houses of two Houthi leaders, in Yemen's al-Bayda', Dhamar, and Hadramawt governorates.

Wednesday, 19 November 2014
IS Video Features Fighters in Raqqah Celebrating Pledges to Group

The ar-Raqqah provincial division of the Islamic State (IS) released a video featuring fighters celebrating the recent pledge to IS and Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi from jihadi groups in Sinai, Algeria, Yemen, and the Arabian Peninsula.

Tuesday, 18 November 2014
AQAP Claims Killing Houthi Official and Attacking Yemeni Soldiers, Publishes Photos of Clash

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed killing a Shi'ite Houthi official in Yemen's Dhamar governorate and attacking Yemeni soldiers in Abyan, al-Badya', and Hadramawt, and published photos of a clash with Houthis in al-Bayda'.

Monday, 17 November 2014
AQAP Announces Death of Official for Lahij, Former Guantanamo Detainee

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) announced that its official for Yemen's Lahij governorate, a former Guantanamo detainee and one of 85 men listed by Saudi Arabia in February 2009 as a most wanted terrorist suspect, was killed in Aden.

Friday, 14 November 2014
IS Video Shows Fighters in Ninawa Celebrating Pledges from Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Saudi Arabia, and Yemen

The Ninawa provincial division of the Islamic State (IS) released a video showing its fighters handing out flyers and candy to civilians in celebration of the recent pledges from Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Saudi Arabia, and Yemen.

Thursday, 13 November 2014
AQAP Interviews Commander about War with Houthis, American Support

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released an interview conducted by a representative its al-Malahem Media Foundation with a commander, Jalal al-Marqishi (AKA Hamza al-Zinjibari), regarding the group's war with Houthis in Yemen and American support to the local enemy.

Thursday, 13 November 2014
AQAP Official Nasser bin Ali al-Ansi Speaks on U.S.-Iran Relations, Houthi Seizure of Sana’a and War with Group

In the third and final sections of the first part of the interview by al-Malahem Media Foundation, the media arm of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), with Nasser bin Ali al-Ansi, the group official discussed relations between the U.S. and Iran, and the seizure of the Yemeni capital, Sana'a, by Shi'ite Houthis.

Wednesday, 12 November 2014
Yemeni National Security Officer Captured by AQAP Confesses in Video

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a video showing a portion of the "confessions" of Rashid Abdullah Mahdi al-Habshi, a Yemeni National Security officer its fighters were reported to have captured in September 2014.

Tuesday, 11 November 2014
AQAP Warns about Individuals Fundraising in its Name

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) warned supporters about individuals fundraising in its name, stating that only people recommended by Ibrahim al-Rubeish, a group official, are authorized to collect money.

Tuesday, 11 November 2014
Fighters in Yemen Pledge Allegiance to the IS, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Supporters of the Islamic State (IS) on Twitter consecutively distributed audio messages from fighters in Yemen, Libya, Algeria, and Saudi Arabia pledging allegiance to the Islamic State (IS) and its leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

Monday, 10 November 2014
AQAP Invites Twitter Users to Present Questions to Nasser bin Ali al-Ansi

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) invited Twitter users to present questions to a group official, Nasser bin Ali al-Ansi, in an open interview format.

Sunday, 09 November 2014
AQAP Claims Planting Explosives to Target U.S. Ambassador in Sana’a

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed that it planted two explosive devices in front of the house of Yemeni President Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi, seeking to target U.S. Ambassador Matthew Tueller, but the devices were detected minutes before their detonation.

Saturday, 08 November 2014
AQAP Official Nasser bin Ali al-Ansi Speaks on al-Qaeda’s War with the U.S., Death of Shabaab Leader, Creation of AQIS

In the second section of the interview by al-Malahem Media Foundation, the media arm of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), with Nasser bin Ali al-Ansi, the group official discussed al-Qaeda's ongoing war with the U.S., the killing of former Shabaab al-Mujahideen Movement leader Mukhtar Abu al-Zubeir, and the creation of al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS).

Friday, 07 November 2014
AQAP Chief Abu Baseer al-Wuhayshi Gives “Glad Tidings of Victory” to Muslims of American Defeat

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released an audio speech from its chief, Abu Baseer al-Wuhayshi, giving Muslims "glad tidings of victory" for what he promoted as the defeat of the U.S. and its expected failure in Iraq and Syria.

Friday, 07 November 2014
AQAP Official Nasser bin Ali al-Ansi Calls to Strike Countries Involved in U.S.-Led Coalition in Iraq and Syria, Incites Lone Wolves

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released the first installment of a visual interview with a group official Nasser bin Ali al-Ansi, covering four topics: the U.S.-led coalition in Iraq and Syria, the ongoing conflict between al-Qaeda and America, relations between the U.S. and Iran, and recent events in Yemen concerning Houthis.

Thursday, 06 November 2014
AQAP Eulogizes Nabil al-Dhahab and Khawlan al-Sana’ani, Claims Their Killing Reveals U.S.-Houthi Plot

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) issued a statement eulogizing two slain officials, Nabil al-Dhahab and Shawqi al-Ba'dani (AKA Khawlan al-Sana'ani), and claimed that their killed in a drone strikes reveals a U.S.-Houthi plot.

Wednesday, 05 November 2014
AQAP Releases Part 1 in Interview with Nasser bin Ali al-Ansi, Provides Bio

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released the first installment of a visual interview with a group official Nasser bin Ali al-Ansi, and in the introduction, provided his biography, covering his jihadi travels from Yemen to Bosnia, Kashmir, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Philippines, Syria, and Turkey.

Wednesday, 05 November 2014
Jihadists Report Killing of AQAP Officials Nabil al-Dhahab, Khawlan al-Sana’ani in U.S. Drone Strike

Jihadists have reported that Nabil al-Dhahab and Khawlan al-Sana'ani, two officials in al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), were killed together with a third man, Abu Usama al-Sana'ani, in a U.S. drone strike in Yemen's al-Bayda' governorate.

Wednesday, 05 November 2014
AQAP Claims Sniping Soldier, Firing Mortars at 39th Armored Brigade in Abyan

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed sniping a Yemeni soldiers in the 39th Armored Brigade in Abyan governorate and firing mortars at the same brigade.

Tuesday, 04 November 2014
AQAP Gives Biography of Saudi Fighter Involved in July 2014 Raid at Saudi-Yemeni Border

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) published a biography of Musa bin Abdullah Zahmi al-Shahri (AKA Abu al-Bara'a al-'Adnani), one of the six fighters involved in the July 2014 raid at the al-Wadia border post between Saudi Arabia and Yemen.

Thursday, 30 October 2014
AQAP Claims Shelling Yemeni Army Barracks in Shabwa, Bombing Truck in Hadramawt

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed firing mortars at Yemeni military barracks in Shabwa governorate, and detonating an improvised explosive device (IED) on a military truck in Hadramawt.

Wednesday, 29 October 2014
AQAP Claims Attacks on Houthis in Abyan, al-Bayda’, and Sana’a, Withdraws from Area Amidst Yemeni-American Bombardment

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed several attacks against Houthis and Yemeni soldiers in Abyan, al-Bayda', and Sana'a, and reported that its fighters and those from Sunni tribes withdrew from an area in Rada' under pressure from Yemeni bombardment and American drones.

Monday, 27 October 2014
Al-Nusra Front Declares Intent to Execute Lebanese Captive, Threatens to Kill Another Lebanese Soldier

After demanding that the Lebanese army cease its military escalation against Sunnis in Tripoli, al-Qaeda's branch in Syria, the al-Nusra Front, declared its intent to execute captive Lebanese soldier Ali Bazaal, and threatened to kill another soldier, George Khoury, next.

Monday, 27 October 2014
AQAP Gives Biography of Slain Egyptian Fighter-Media Department Member

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) published a biography of Mustafa Ali (AKA Humam al-Masri), an Egyptian fighter and member of its al-Malahem Media Foundation who was killed in a U.S. drone strike in Hadramawt in October-November 2013.

Friday, 24 October 2014
AQAP Reports on Anti-Houthi Preaching Campaigns in Marib, al-Jawf

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) published a report on its anti-Houthi preaching campaigns in Yemen's Marib and al-Jawf governorates, and provided copies of the propaganda.

Friday, 24 October 2014
AQAP Claims Killing at Least 49 Houthis, Announces Alliance with Sunni Tribes

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed killing a total of at least 49 Shi'ite Houthis in four separate attacks in al-Bayda' and the Yemeni capital, Sana'a, and announced its alliance with Sunni tribes in two districts in 'Ibb governorate.

Thursday, 23 October 2014
AQAP Claims Suicide Bombing in al-Bayda’, Attacks in Abyan, Shabwa

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed killing and wounding dozens of Shi’ite Houthis in a suicide bombing in Yemen’s al-Bayda’ governorate, and also claimed bombing and shooting Yemeni soldiers in Abyan and Shabwa.

Friday, 17 October 2014
AQAP Video Shows Raid in Shabwa, Suicide Bombing in Hadramawt

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a video showing a raid on a patrol of Special Security forces in 'Ataq, the capital of Yemen's Shabwa governorate, and a suicide bombing followed by an attack on a military checkpoint in Wadi Sur of Hadramawt.

Thursday, 16 October 2014
AQAP Claims Waging Nine Hour Raid in Ibb, Killing Houthi Colonel in Sana’a

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed waging a near-nine hour raid in the city of al-'Adeen in Yemen's Ibb governorate in order to thwart an alleged Houthi scheme to control it, and killing a Houthi colonel in the capital, Sana'a.

Thursday, 16 October 2014
AQAP Gives Detailed Report on Large-Scale Raid in al-Bayda’, War Spoils

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) published a detailed report on its large-scale, multi-target raid in Yemen’s al-Bayda’ governorate on October 7, 2014, including a description of the many war spoils it took from the site.

Wednesday, 15 October 2014
AQAP Claims Attacks on Soldiers, Houthi Official, People’s Committees Commander in Abyan, Hadramawt, Shabwa

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed attacks on Yemeni soldiers, a commander in the People's Committees, and a Houthi official in Abyan, Hadramawt, and Shabwa governorates of Yemen.

Wednesday, 15 October 2014
AQAP Gives Biography of Slain Saudi Fighter Muhammad Salem bin Ghazi

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) gave a biography of a slain Saudi fighter it identified as Muhammad Salem bin Ghazi (AKA Mahmoud al-Hadhrami).

Wednesday, 15 October 2014
AQAP Claims Bomb Blast on Yemeni Military Patrol in Hadramawt

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed wounding ten Yemeni soldiers in a bomb blast on their patrol in Yemen's Hadramawt governorate.

Monday, 13 October 2014
AQAP Claims Killing, Wounding 43 Yemeni Soldiers and an Officer in Hadramawt

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed killing and injuring a total of 43 soldiers and a colonel in the Yemeni Political Security service in three attacks in Yemen's Hadramawt governorate.

Monday, 13 October 2014
AQAP Claims Suicide Bombing, Sticky Explosive Detonation in Sana’a

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed killing more than 50 Shi'ite Houthis and wounding dozens more in a suicide bombing in the Yemeni capital, Sana'a, and also claimed detonating a sticky explosive that was planted in the vehicle of a Houthi official in the capital.

Friday, 10 October 2014
AQAP Claims Multi-Target Raid in al-Bayda’, Attacks in Amran, Sana’a, Shabwa

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed a large-scale raid in Yemen's al-Bayda' governorate targeting military and security buildings, and claimed additional attacks on Shi'ite Houthis and Yemeni soldiers in Amran, Shabwa, and the Yemeni capital, Sana'a.

Thursday, 09 October 2014
AQAP Video Shows Strikes on Yemeni Military Locations in Mayfa’a

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a video of its simultaneous attacks on August 31, 2014, on several military sites in the city of Mayfa'a in Yemen's Shabwa governorate.

Wednesday, 08 October 2014
AQAP Claims Ambushing, Bombing Houthis and Soldiers in Sana’a, Shabwa

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed ambushing Yemeni soldiers with gunfire and bombing a foot patrol in Shabwa, and throwing a hand grenade at a Shi'ite Houthi patrol in the Yemeni capital, Sana'a.

Thursday, 02 October 2014
AQAP Official Incites Against Houthis, Calls Fighters to Attack the U.S.

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a visual speech by group official Nasser bin Ali al-Ansi inciting Yemeni Sunnis to confront Shi'ite Houthis, and calling upon fighters everywhere to strike the U.S. and American interests in response to military intervention in Iraq and Syria.

Wednesday, 01 October 2014
AQAP Claims Killing Houthis in Marib, al-Bayda’; Yemeni Soldiers in Shabwa

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claiming killing and wounding dozens of Shi'ite Houthis in a suicide bombing in Yemen's Marib province, and killing an additional number in two ambushes in al-Bayda'.

Monday, 29 September 2014
AQAP Urges Sunnis to Support its War with Houthis, Take Up Arms

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) urged Sunnis in Yemen to support its war against the Shi'ite Houthis and to take up arms to fight them. In a statement published by the group's "Ansar al-Shariah News" account on Twitter on September 23, 2014,

Monday, 29 September 2014
AQAP Claims Rocket Strike on U.S. Embassy in Yemen

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed firing a rocket at the U.S. embassy in the Yemeni capital, Sana’a, in revenge for a drone strike in al-Jawf.

Saturday, 27 September 2014
AQAP Targets Houthis in Suicide Bombing in Sa’ada, Blast in Sana’a

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed a suicide bombing on a gathering of Shi'a Houthis in Yemen's Sa'ada province, and a bombing of a Houthi military truck in the capital, Sana'a.

Wednesday, 24 September 2014
AQAP Reports on Clashes with Houthis in Ad Dali’, Capture of Eight

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) reported on clashes with Shi'a Houthis in Yemen's Ad Dali' province after fighters captured and later killed a Houthi businessmen, and claimed to continue to hold eight Houthis prisoner.

Monday, 22 September 2014
AQAP Publishes Pictures from Raids on Yemeni Military Sites in Shabwa

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) published a set of twenty pictures documenting two simultaneous raids on Yemeni military sites in the areas of Mayfa'a and Azzan in Shabwa province on August 31, 2014.

Monday, 15 September 2014

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