Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula

Eve of 4th Yemen War Anniversary: Peace Remains Elusive

A truce deal between the Saudi Arabia-led Sunni coalition and the Iran-allied Shiite Houthi rebels in the Yemeni port city of Hodeida – considered a lifeline for millions of people at risk of starvation in the world’s worst humanitarian crisis – remains elusive as the war reaches its fourth anniversary on Tuesday.

Clashes erupt in Yemen's Hodeida in truce violation: official

Al-Qaeda: U.S. Presidential Candidates ‘Mired in Criticism and Flaws’

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), in an article contained in the new edition of its Arabic-language online propaganda magazine Al Masra, says that America’s influence across the globe is waning and criticizes the presidential nominees of both major U.S. parties, according to a translation by the Foreign Desk.

Both Hillary Clinton (L) and Donald Trump will attend an annual white-tie soiree in Manhattan's swank Waldorf-Astoria hotel

Al Qaeda Deadly and Growing 15 Years After 9/11

Fifteen years after the United States declared war on al Qaeda (AQ) for launching the 9/11 attacks on the American homeland, the jihadist group remains active and growing in its various forms, capitalizing on the chaos in Yemen, Afghanistan, Syria, and some African countries.

Mali's vast, desolate north continues to be beset by violence, having fallen under the control of Tuareg-led rebels and jihadist groups linked to Al-Qaeda in 2012

Bin Laden’s Son Urges Saudis to Train with Al Qaeda to Overthrow Kingdom

Hamza bin Laden, the son of the late al Qaeda leader, has urged young Saudis in a new audio message to train with al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) to “gain the necessary experience” to overthrow Saudi Arabia’s kingdom, a U.S. ally, according to the SITE Intelligence Group, which tracks jihadi activity online.

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Al-Qaeda Quadruples Presence in Yemen in 2015

A resurgent Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) has expanded its reach in Yemen to unprecedented levels and quadrupled its manpower from “approximately 1,000 members” in 2014 to “4,000” last year, according to the Department of State (DOS)..

YEMEN, - : An image grab taken on April 16, 2014 from a video released on March 29, 2014 by Al-Malahem Media, the media arm of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), allegedly shows AQAP jihadists listening to their chief Nasser al-Wuhayshi at an undisclosed location in Yemen. Wuhayshi has …