Deputy regional head of al-Qaeda denies death in audio tape

SANA'A, YEMEN (BNO NEWS) -- The deputy commander of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, Saudi national Said al-Shihri, is believed to have released an audio recording on Monday to deny government reports that he died during a military operation [...]

U.S. drone kills 9 al-Qaeda militants in southern Yemen

SANA'A, YEMEN (BNO NEWS) -- A U.S. drone fired at a farm in southern Yemen on Thursday, killing at least nine suspected al-Qaeda militants who were planning to attack security forces, Yemeni officials said on Friday. Among those killed was a [...]

Yemen defense minister survives car bombing, 12 killed

SANA'A, YEMEN (BNO NEWS) -- Yemeni Defense Minister Mohammed Nasser Ahmed on Tuesday narrowly escaped an assassination attempt when a car bomber attacked his motorcade in the country's capital of Sana'a, just a day after the government announced [...]

Yemeni forces kill deputy regional head of al-Qaeda – gov’t

SANA'A, YEMEN (BNO NEWS) -- Saudi national Said al-Shihri, who was previously released from Guantanamo Bay and later became the deputy commander of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, has been killed by Yemeni troops during a military operation [...]

Suicide bomber kills 46 at funeral service in southern Yemen

SANA'A, YEMEN (BNO NEWS) -- A suicide bomber blew himself up at a consolation in southern Yemen over the weekend, killing at least 46 people and injuring nearly 50 others, security officials said on Monday, blaming the bombing on al-Qaeda-linked [...]