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AQAP Claims Killing at Least 15 Houthis in al-Bayda’, General Security Member in Lahij

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed killing 15 Houthis in a single attack in the area of Dhi Na’em in Yemen’s al-Bayda’ governorate, and claimed other operations including a raid on the 39th Armored Brigade in Abyan, and the assassination of a General Security member in Lahij.

Monday, 09 March 2015
AQAP Claims Killing Yemeni Intelligence Officer in Lahij

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed killing an intelligence officer in the Yemeni Political Security Organization in Lahij governorate.

Friday, 06 March 2015
AQAP Video Promotes Cause of Fighters in the Caucasus, Calls for Financial Donations

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a video promoting the cause of fighters in the Caucasus and calling upon Muslims to give financial donations.

Friday, 06 March 2015
AQAP Claims Car Bombing and Raid at Stadium in al-Bayda’, Other Attacks Killing and Wounding Dozens of Houthis, Yemeni Soldiers

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed a car bombing and raid aimed at Houthis at a stadium in Yemen’s al-Bayda’ governorate, and alleged to have killed and wounded dozens of Houthis and Yemeni soldiers in other attacks in al-Bayda’ and Hadramawt.

Wednesday, 04 March 2015
AQAP Gives Detailed Report on Preaching Forum Held in Shabwa

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) issued a detailed report on the preaching forum it held in the city of Bihan in Yemen's Shabwa governorate on February 24, 2015.

Friday, 27 February 2015
AQAP Publishes Photo Report on Preaching Forum Held in Shabwa

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) published a photo report with Arabic and English captions about the preaching forum it held in the city of Bihan in Yemen's Shabwa governorate.

Thursday, 26 February 2015
AQAP Claims Killing at Least 4 Yemeni Soldiers and Wounding 6 in Hadramawt, Lahij

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed killing at least four Yemeni soldiers and wounding six others in attacks in Hadramawt and Lahij governorates.

Thursday, 26 February 2015
AQAP Reports on Preaching Forum Held in Captured Special Security Forces HQ in Shabwa

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) reported on a preaching forum it held in the city of Bihan in Yemen's Shabwa governorate, in a headquarters it seized from the Special Security Forces.

Wednesday, 25 February 2015
AQAP Claims Killing Yemeni Police Officer in Lahij

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed killing a Yemeni officer in al-Hawtah, the capital of Lahij governorate. In a report posted on Twitter on February 24, 2015, the group reported that a fighter fired from his silenced pistol at the head of the officer, Colonel Seif Hassan Zeid Mana'a, killing him on the spot.

Tuesday, 24 February 2015
AQAP Claims Fourth Attack in Less Than Two Months on Convoy of Yemeni Major General

In what it described as the fourth attack in less than two months on a convoy of Major General Abdul Rahman al-Halili, commander of Yemen's First Military Region, al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed a bombing in Hadramawt.

Monday, 23 February 2015
AQAP Claims Killing Yemeni Soldiers in Lahij, Houthi Fighters in al-Bayda’

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed killing two soldiers in the Yemeni Special Security Forces in al-Hawtah, the capital of Lahij governorate, and an unidentified number of Houthi fighters in al-Bayda'.

Monday, 23 February 2015
AQAP Claims Assassinations of Deputy Criminal Investigation Director in Hadramawt, Yemeni Air Force Pilot in Lahij

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed credit for assassinating by gunshot both the deputy director of criminal investigation in Yemen’s Hadramawt governorate, and a Yemeni Air Force pilot in Lahij.

Friday, 20 February 2015
AQAP Claims Six Attacks on Houthis, Yemeni Soldiers in al-Bayda’, Dhamar, Hadamawt, and Lahij

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed six attacks with explosive devices and guns on Houthi fighters and Yemeni soldiers in the governorates of al-Bayda', Dhamar, Hadramawt, and Lahij.

Wednesday, 18 February 2015
AQAP Releases Video on Twin Suicide Bombings at Yemen’s First Military Region Command in Hadramawt

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a video on the twin suicide bombings that struck the First Military Region Command in Yemen's Hadramawt governorate on December 9, 2014.

Tuesday, 17 February 2015
AQAP Claims Seizing Control Over Camp of 19th Infantry Brigade in Shabwa

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed seizing control over the camp of Yemen’s 19th Infantry Brigade in Shabwa governorate, and capturing six soldiers and releasing them after tribal mediation.

Thursday, 12 February 2015
AQAP Claims Suicide Bombing in al-Bayda’, Capturing Yemeni Soldiers and Other Operations

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed credit for several attacks against Houthis and Yemeni soldiers and officers, including the assassination of a deputy security director in Hadramawt, and a suicide bombing and capture of soldiers in separate operations in al-Bayda'.

Wednesday, 11 February 2015
AQAP Senior Cleric Gives Eulogy for Leader of Ansar al-Shariah in Libya in Posthumous Audio

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a posthumous audio eulogy from Harith bin Ghazi al-Nadhari for the slain leader of Ansar al-Shariah in Libya, Muhammad al-Zahawi, in which he also called on Libyan Muslims to embrace the fighters in their country and fight those who oppose them.

Wednesday, 11 February 2015
AQAP Official Ibrahim al-Rubeish Gives Eulogy for Slain Senior Cleric Harith al-Nadhari

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a video from one of its top officials Ibrahim al-Rubeish, giving a eulogy for Harith bin Ghazi al-Nadhari, a slain senior cleric in the group.

Monday, 09 February 2015
Brigades of Abdullah Azzam Official Mourns Death of AQAP Senior Cleric Harith al-Nadhari

Sirajuddin Zurayqat, an official in the Lebanon-based Brigades of Abdullah Azzam, offered brief words of mourning for the death of a senior cleric in al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.

Friday, 06 February 2015
AQAP Claims Assassination Attempt on Sa’ada Governor, Burning 70 Million Yemeni Rials in Attack in al-Bayda’

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed an assassination attempt on the governor of Yemen's Sa'ada governorate with a roadside bomb, and reported that fighters burned 70 million Yemeni Rials (approximately 325,500 USD) in an ambush on Yemeni soldiers in al-Bayda'.

Friday, 06 February 2015
AQAP Gives Biography of Slain Saudi Fighter, Former al-Nusra Front Member

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) published a biography of Abdullah al-Rajihi (AKA Kassab al-Muhajir), a slain Saudi fighter and former member of al-Qaeda's branch in Syria, the al-Nusra Front.

Thursday, 05 February 2015
AQAP Announces Death of Senior Official Harith al-Nadhari, Three Others in U.S. Drone Strike

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) announced that one of its top officials, Harith bin Ghazi al-Nadhari, and three other fighters were killed in a U.S. airstrike in Yemen’s Shabwa governorate on January 31, 2015.

Thursday, 05 February 2015
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 Official Demands Action Against Mockers of the Prophet, Calls for Attacks in the West

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released an audio speech from one of its top official, Ibrahim al-Rubeish, demanding that Muslims take action against those individuals who insult the Prophet Muhammad, and calling for attacks in the West and France in particular.

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
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
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 Publishes Designs Promoting its Claim for Charlie Hebdo Attack

Immediately after releasing a visual speech from a group official claiming credit for the attack on Charlie Hebdo in Paris, France, al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) published ten designs – five in Arabic and five in English - promoting its claim, featuring excerpts from the speech and images of the attackers and al-Qaeda officials.

Wednesday, 14 January 2015
AQAP Claims Responsibility for Charlie Hebdo Attack

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a visual speech from a group official Nasser bin Ali al-Ansi, claiming responsibility for the deadly attack on the offices of Charlie Hebdo in Paris, France.

Wednesday, 14 January 2015
AQAP-Linked Jihadist Claims Group Directed Charlie Hebdo Attack

A jihadist linked to al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed that the group directed and supervised the deadly attack on the offices of Charlie Hebdo in Paris, France, and delayed its claim due to “security reasons related to the executors”.

Friday, 09 January 2015
AQAP Official Speaks on Charlie Hebdo Attacks, Threatens France

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a speech from one of its top Shariah officials, Harith bin Ghazi al-Nadhari, speaking on the attack at the offices of Charlie Hebdo in Paris, France, and threatening France with more operations if it does not stop “fighting” Islam and its symbols, and Muslims.

Friday, 09 January 2015
British Jihadist Compiles “Book of Terror” for Aspiring Lone Wolves in the West

A British jihadist compiled a 5,232-page English book dedicated to aspiring lone wolves in the West, featuring a plethora of information about security, ideas for attacks, and physical fitness exercises, taken from al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula's (AQAP) Inspire magazine, writings of al-Qaeda strategist Abu Musab al-Suri, and other sources.

Friday, 09 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 Attacks on Houthis, Yemeni Soldiers in al-Bayda’ and Shabwa

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed three attacks on Houthis and Yemeni soldiers in Yemen's al-Bayda' and Shabwa governorates, killing at least two people.

Wednesday, 07 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
Jihadist-Supporting Twitter Account Suggests U.S. Embassies as Targets, Ricin as a Weapon

A jihadist-supporting Twitter account, after praising a recent jihadist publication, proposed U.S. embassies as targets and ricin as a possible weapon to be used by the Islamic State (IS).

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 Releases First Part in Video Documentary on Dhahab Brothers

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released the first part in a video documentary on three slain brothers, Tariq, Qa’id, and Nabil al-Dhahab, focusing on their leadership positions within the group, and their roles in operations.

Friday, 26 December 2014
AQAP’s Inspire 13 Outlines Program to Strike American Economy

In the cover story to the 13th issue of “Inspire” magazine, al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) outlined a program through which jihadi groups and lone wolves can target American economic joints, and focused on individual fighters striking civil aviation.

Wednesday, 24 December 2014
“AQ Chef” Advises Lone Wolves, Threatens Civil Aviation in Interview in Inspire 13

In the 13th issue of “Inspire,” a representative of the magazine interviewed the “AQ Chef,” the author of the “Open Source Jihad” articles since the inception of the publication, discussing lone wolf operations and the manual to make a bomb similar to that of Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab.

Wednesday, 24 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 Claims Multiple Attacks on Houthi Fighters and Leaders in ‘Ibb, al-Bayda’, and Sana’a

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed multiple bombing and gunfire operations on Houthi fighters and leaders in Yemen’s al-Bayda’, ‘Ibb, and Sana’a governorates, as well as firing mortar shells at Yemeni soldiers in Abyan.

Tuesday, 23 December 2014
AQAP Begins Video Series on Countering Drones, Focuses on Thermal Imaging and Regular Cameras in First Episode

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) began a video series on countering drones, and in the first episode, focused on methods through which fighters can evade detection of thermal imaging and regular cameras.

Monday, 22 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 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 Condemnation of IS Reinvigorates Feud among Jihadists on Social Media

The release of a statement by al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) Shariah official Harith bin Ghazi al-Nadhari, wherein he condemns the Islamic State (IS) Caliphate as illegitimate and divisive, has reinvigorated tensions between IS supporters and AQ supporters stemming from the two groups' split earlier in 2014.

Saturday, 22 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
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
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
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

Pro-IS Channels Warn of Migrant Fighters Being Killed in Idlib, Claim Fleeing to IS “Best Option”

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American Suicide Bomber Active On Social Networking Site

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Syrian Faction Uses Facebook, Skype to Recruit Fighters

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The Jund al-Haq (Soldiers of Truth) Brigades, a Syrian militant faction, advertised for…

Facebook Page Reports on Death of Alleged Bulgarian Jihadist In Pakistan

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Social Network Jihad: Madad News Agency on Facebook

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Madad News Agency, a jihadist media group that reports from Yemen and acts as an…