Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) Timeline
Apr 16 2015
Former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh has sought help from Russia and several Arab states to secure a safe exit from Yemen for him and his family, Al Jazeera reported April 16.
Apr 09 2015
The jihadist group will take advantage of instability in Yemen to expand its power.
Apr 02 2015
Militants stormed the southeastern port city of Mukalla on April 2, seizing government buildings and freeing members of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula and others from the city's prison, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Mar 21 2015
Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters captured al-Houta, capital of Lahj province in southern Yemen, killing about 20 soldiers, local officials said, Reuters reported.
Feb 11 2015
The closing of embassies in Sanaa shows there are few, if any, political solutions to the country's security crisis.
Feb 07 2015
An improvised bomb exploded outside the republican palace in Sanaa on Feb. 7 and wounded three al-Houthi guards, eyewitnesses said, Reuters reported.
Feb 05 2015
Using the proper terminology to refer to militants is extremely important when assessing threats.
Jan 29 2015
The rift between al Qaeda and the Islamic State has produced scores of local splits within regional jihadist groups, and will ultimately weaken both of them.
Jan 22 2015
The al-Houthi rebel movement does not want a complete takeover of the Yemeni state.
Jan 21 2015
Al-Houthi fighters have stormed Yemen's presidential palace and surrounded the residence of Prime Minister Khaled Bahah.
Jan 20 2015
A kidnapping by the al-Houthi rebel movement highlights the erosion of Yemen's old political order.
Jan 14 2015
Despite the group's claims, the Jan. 7 attack appears to be a textbook case of leaderless resistance.