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  1. AQAP claims attacks in Taiz, Ibb, Baydah, and MaribRead the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | The Long War Journal

    Late last week, a Twitter account linked to al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula claimed credit for a series of attacks against Houthi and Yemeni military targets in four central Yemeni provinces. These latest attacks included a targeted assassination of an alleged Houthi supporter as well as an assault on a Yemeni military vehicle during which the terrorist group seized millions of Yemeni rials.

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  2. AQAP continues escalation throughout YemenRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 2 | The Long War Journal

    As Yemen's political and security situations continue to devolve, al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula has been pressing forward in its terrorist campaign targeting both the Yemeni military and Houthi rebel positions throughout the country. Since Nov. 24, AQAP has claimed credit for a total of 17 attacks in eight different Yemeni provinces, from Hadramout in the east to Hodeidah in the west.

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  3. AQAP continues targeting Houthis in central YemenRead the original story

    Nov 24, 2014 | The Long War Journal

    Fighting that has raged for well over a month between al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula and Shiite Houthi rebels in Yemen's central Baydah and Dhamar provinces is showing no indications of slowing down. On the contrary, AQAP is claiming credit for new IED and shooting attacks against Houthi military positions and personnel and even the targeting of Houthi leaders, activists, and residences in central Yemen.

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  4. AQAP claims attacks targeting Houthi leaders in DhamarRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2014 | The Long War Journal

    On Nov. 19, a Twitter account affiliated with al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula claimed credit for a series of attacks that took place this week, including a twin improvised explosive device attack on two Houthi leaders in the central Yemeni province of Dhamar. The Houthis, also known as Ansar Allah, are northern rebels from a minority Shiite sect who overran Yemen's capital city of Sana'a in late September and continued their military advance through the country ever since, taking Dhamar province in mid-October .

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  5. AQAP claims attacks in eastern and central YemenRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2014 | The Long War Journal

    Yesterday, a Twitter account linked to al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula claimed credit for a series of attacks that took place in several Yemeni provinces between Nov. 11 and Nov. 17. The Twitter account also apologized for the five days of media silence that preceded the release of yesterday's statements, claiming that the "temporary shutdown" was due to ongoing "battle conditions." First, AQAP claimed credit for three improvised explosive device attacks in Hadramout province aimed at Yemeni military personnel.

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  6. Yemenis protest sanctions threat against ex-strongmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | The Peninsula

    SANA'A: Thousands of supporters of Yemen's ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh and Shia rebels took to the streets yesterday to protest threatened UN sanctions against the ousted strongman and insurgent chiefs. Saleh, who stepped down in early 2012 after a year of Arab Spring-inspired protests, is seen as the main backer of Houthi rebels who have overrun the capital and several other areas since September.

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  7. Saleh's supporters, Houthi rebels protest against UN sanctions threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Times of Oman

    A woman supporting Yemen's former President Ali Abdullah Saleh shows rings with his photos during a rally in his support in Sanaa on Friday. The United States on Thursday denied delivering any threats to Ali Abdullah Saleh over what Washington suspects is his role in destabilising Yemen.

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  8. UN poised to sanction former Yemen presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Al Jazeera

    UN sanctions against Ali Abdullah Saleh, Yemen's former president, and two Houthi rebel leaders are due to take effect within hours, as pro-Saleh protesters angry at the move took to the streets of Sanaa, the capital. The US-proposed sanctions against Saleh, Abd al-Khaliq al-Houthi and Abdullah Yahya al-Hakim, are due to come into effect at 22:00 GMT on Friday, provided no member of the UN Security Council objects to them, UN sources told Al Jazeera.

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  9. US drone strike kills 20 AQAP fighters in YemenRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 | The Long War Journal

    The US reportedly killed up to 20 al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters in the central Yemeni province of Baydah. The drone strike took place where the jihadist group has been battling Shiite Houthi rebels who have advanced southwards after taking control of the capital Sana'a in late September .

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  10. AQAP attacks in Abyan, Lahj, and Hodeidah in YemenRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2014 | The Long War Journal

    Over the weekend, al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula carried out a series of attacks in three Yemeni coastal provinces in the south and west of the country, including a coordinated attack in Hodeidah province, which is currently under Houthi rebel control. During the evening of Oct. 30, suspected AQAP gunmen riding a motorbike shot an intelligence officer in Lahj province.

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  11. UN warns of rising 'sectarian tensions' in YemenRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | The Daily Star

    Protesters demonstrate against the deployment of armed militia of the Shiite Houthi movement in Yemeni cities, in Sanaa November 1, 2014. DUBAI: The United Nations envoy to Yemen Sunday urged political rivals there to form a new government within days to head off rising "sectarian tensions" in the violence-hit country.

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  12. Yemen leaders to form technocratic governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | Al Jazeera

    Yemen's political blocs have signed an agreement to authorise the president and PM designate to form a government of technocrats, in a bid to end weeks of clashes that have been raging throughout the country. Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi's political party, the General People's Congress, signed the agreement along with Houthi rebels, in the presence of UN Special Envoy Jamal Benomar.

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  13. Yemen rebels in deadly attack on Al-Islah party HQRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | The Nation

    For news details visit : For news details Read on : Yemen rebels in deadly attack on Al-Islah party HQ SANAA : Rebels attacked the headquarters of Yemen's Al-Islah party in the southwestern city of Ibb, triggering violence in which three people died, security sources said Saturday. "Two guards at Al-Islah's office in Ibb were killed and others wounded in an attack launched late at night by the Huthis using automatic weapons and rocket-propelled grenades," the source told AFP.

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  14. 3 dead as Yemen's Houthis attack rival party HQRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | The Daily Star

    SANAA: Three people were killed in clashes triggered by a Houthi rebel attack on the headquarters of Yemen's Al-Islah party in the southwestern city of Ibb, security sources said Saturday. "Two guards at Al-Islah's office in Ibb were killed and others wounded in an attack launched late at night by the Houthis using automatic weapons and rocket-propelled grenades," the source told AFP.

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  15. Houthis capture city in central YemenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | The Peninsula

    SANA'A: Shia rebels yesterday seized a city in central Yemen seen as a strategic link to the south, security and tribal source said, further expanding the territory under their control. Yemen has fallen deeper into turmoil since an uprising ousted strongman Ali Abdullah Saleh in 2012 after a year of unrest, with rivals, including the Houthi rebels and Al Qaeda, battling each other.

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  16. Yemen's Houthis capture strategic cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Al Jazeera

    Yemen's Houthi rebels have captured a key city linking the capital to the south as they push to control more territory of the country. The Shia fighters captured the strategic central city of Radmah in Ibb province on Wednesday, a city that links Sanaa with the main southern city of Aden, after prolonged fighting with local tribesmen, the AFP news agency reported.

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  17. Shiite rebels capture central Yemeni cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Yemeni soldiers take position behind a trench during an offensive against extremists in the southern province of Shabwa. SANAA: Shiite rebels seized a city in central Yemen Wednesday seen as a strategic link to the south, further widening their territory following deadly clashes with tribesmen, security and tribal sources said.

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  18. Al-Qaeda militants begin to retreat from southern YemenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Al Bawaba

    Al-Qaeda-linked militants in Yemen confirm they have retreated from their strongholds in the al-Manasseh area of the southern province of al-Bayda. In a statement on Monday, al-Qaeda affiliate Ansar al-Sharia said that the Houthi movement's Ansarullah fighters drove them out after a series of battles.

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  19. Yemen army, U.S. drone hit Sunni-held positionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | The Daily Star

    Tribesmen supporting the Shiite Houthi rebels ride a truck in Yareem town of Yemen's central province of Ibb October 22, 2014. SANAA: Yemeni troops and a U.S. drone struck positions held by Al-Qaeda suspects and Sunni tribes Sunday killing over a dozen insurgents who have been battling Shiite rebels, tribal sources said.

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  20. Tribal Sources: Houthis Enter Main al-Qaida Stronghold in Central YemenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | Big News Network.com

    SANA'A - Houthi fighters backed by Yemeni government forces entered an al-Qaida stronghold in central Yemen on Sunday, local tribesmen said, one day after Sunni Islamist fighters pushed their Shi'ite rivals back. The Houthis moved into al-Manasseh area in al-Bayda province under cover from Katyusha rocket fire from the Yemeni army and presidential guard.

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