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Biden's decisions last week mark a reversal of policies by his predecessor Donald Trump, a staunch backer of Saudi Arabia and a fierce opponent of rebel supporter Iran.

The leader of Al-Qaeda's Yemeni affiliate has been under arrest for several months, in what will be seen as a huge breakthrough in the fight against the global jihadist threat.

Yemenis seek justice for 'unlawful' US drone strike killings

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Yemenis seek justice for 'unlawful' US drone strike killings

Two Yemeni families filed a petition against the US government over a drone killing of dozens of family members nearly a decade ago.

Why designating Yemen's Houthis as terrorists is a mistake

Stasa Salacanin

Why designating Yemen's Houthis as terrorists is a mistake

Analysis: Designating the Houthis as a foreign terrorist organisation could choke humanitarian supplies to Yemen and torpedo diplomatic efforts ...

5 south Yemen separatists killed by suspected <em>AQAP</em> gunmen

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5 south Yemen separatists killed by suspected AQAP gunmen

Five south Yemen separatists were killed by Al Qaeda militants in Abyan province on Monday.

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Al-Qaeda's number two secretly killed in Iran: NYT

Abdullah Ahmed Abdullah, who was on the FBI's list of most wanted terrorists, was shot and killed in Tehran by two Israeli operatives, a report claimed.

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Eric Trump claims father achieved 'peace in Middle East'

The US president's son told the Republic National Convention that his father had stopped 'never-ending wars' and achieved 'peace' in the Middle ...

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Al-Qaeda blows up Yemen clinic after executing dentist

The extremist group executed and crucified the dentist, who militants accused of aiding US drone strikes.

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Eleven Yemeni government troops killed in Houthi attacks

Eleven Yemeni government troops, including a senior officer, have been killed in missile attacks and clashes with Houthi rebels east of Sanaa.

Yemeni Al-Qaeda execute dentist for 'spying'

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Yemeni Al-Qaeda execute dentist for 'spying'

AQAP has executed a dentist for spying for the government and the US

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Saudi attacker on US base had longstanding al-Qaeda ties

The Saudi student who killed three Americans at a US naval base had longstanding ties to Al-Qaeda and planned an attack before he arrived in the ...

FBI finds links between Saudi Pensacola gunman and al-Qaida

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FBI finds links between Saudi Pensacola gunman and al-Qaida

A Saudi military student planned a deadly attack on a US naval base before arriving in the United States, the FBI said.

Saudi executes alleged Al-Qaeda operative who attacked festival

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Saudi executes alleged Al-Qaeda operative who attacked festival

Saudi authorities have said Imad Abd al-Qawi al-Mansouri carried out the on-stage knife attack on the orders of an Al-Qaeda leader in Yemen.

New leader of Yemen's Al-Qaeda threatens 'nightmare for Americans'

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New leader of Yemen's Al-Qaeda threatens 'nightmare for Americans'

Saudi-national Khaled bin Omar Batarfi, the newly-appointed leader of AQAP, vowed to make the organisation a nightmare to Americans.

Yemen in Focus: Houthis introduce martyrdom lectures at school

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Houthis introduce martyrdom lectures at school

Students in Saada are made to watch daily video broadcasts from the Houthi rebel leader, who lectures them on the merits of martyrdom and ...

The New Arab & agencies

Yemen's Al-Qaeda confirm death of leader in US operation

AQAP has appointed a new leader following the death of Qassim Al-Rimi at the hands of US forces.

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Trump confirms killing of al-Qaeda leader in Yemen

Qassim al-Rimi, the leader of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, has been confirmed dead by US President Donald Trump.

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Yemeni students stranded in 'apocalyptic' Wuhan

This week we focus on the Yemenis who are stranded in the coronavirus epicentre city Wuhan and the United Nation's mercy flights in Sanaa.

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Al-Qaeda claims responsibility for US military base attack

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula has claimed responsibility for a December shooting at a US naval base in which a Saudi officer killed three ...

Suspected US drone destroyed building housing al-Qaeda: Yemen sources

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Suspected US drone destroyed building housing al-Qaeda: Yemen sources

Trump's retweets of reports a January 25 drone strike killed top al-Qaeda leader in Yemen Qasim al-Raymi, unofficially confirmed rumours of US ...

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Yemenis face another year of war, callous western silence

Comment: The UN suggestion that Yemen's war may wind down in 2020 is seriously unrealistic, given the current situation on the ground, writes ...

Riyadh sentences Yemeni to death over Spanish theatre stabbing

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Riyadh sentences Yemeni to death over Spanish theatre stabbing

The on-stage attack is the first of its kind in the kingdom, as the once-conservative society liberalises the entertainment industry and opens ...

Al-Qaeda ordered Saudi theatre stabbing

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Al-Qaeda ordered Saudi theatre stabbing

A 33-year-old Yemeni national, who stabbed two men and a woman during a theatre performance at a Riyadh festival, confessed his ties to Al-Qaeda ...

Yemen in Focus: Cracks emerge in the Saudi-UAE alliance

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Cracks emerge in the Saudi-UAE alliance

This week we look at escalating tensions between Saudi-Emirati allies in Yemen, tit-for-tat criticism and the re-emergence of the Islamic State ...

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