Tag Archives: abedrabbo mansour hadi

800 Al Qaeda fighters dead as Yemen gov’t forces make gains

yemen
Image by Rappler.com

Yemeni troops backed by Arab coalition air strikes killed more than 800 members of Al-Qaeda in an attack on a southeastern provincial capital held by the group for the past year

MARIB, Yemen (Apr. 25, 2016) — Yemeni troops backed by Arab coalition air strikes killed more than 800 members of Al-Qaeda in an attack on a southeastern provincial capital held by the group for the past year, the coalition said Monday, April 25.

Continue reading 800 Al Qaeda fighters dead as Yemen gov’t forces make gains

Suicide bomber kills 4 Yemen troops near Aden airport

yemen explosion
Yemeni loyalist forces gather at the scene of a suicide attack on a checkpoint near the international airport in second city Aden on April 17, 2016. Saleh al-Obeidi / AFP
‘A suicide bomber driving a bomb-laden vehicle blew himself up on Sunday upon arrival at a checkpoint near Aden airport’

ADEN, Yemen (Apr. 17, 2016) – Four Yemeni soldiers were killed Sunday, April 17, in a suicide attack on a checkpoint near the international airport in second city Aden, home to a growing jihadist presence, a security official said.

Continue reading Suicide bomber kills 4 Yemen troops near Aden airport