KSA: “Wage Jihad” on the House of Saud, Hamza bin Laden

Hamza bin Laden, son of Osama bin Laden, has called for the “overthrow” of the House of Saud describing them as “oppressive and tyrannical” rulers in an audio message that surfaced this week. The 23-year old man, described as the Read more

Yemen: Direct Talks are Positive, UN Special Envoy

The delegation of the Yemeni government to peace talks, led by Foreign Minister Abdulmalek al-Mikhlafi, said they asked UN mediators on Thursday to insist on the respect of the cessation of hostilities as attacks on “civilians” in Taez continue. The Read more

Yemen: Al-Qaeda more cooperative than Saudi coalition and Houthi rebels, UN aid chief

UN aid chief, Stephen O’Brien, told the Security Council that delivering humanitarian aid in Yemen is a major challenge as warring parties continue to limit access to areas under their control. He lamented the inconsistency of the Houthis and their Read more

Yemen: Pro-Hadi forces advance north, al-Qaeda progresses south

As pro-Hadi fighters and coalition forces continue to progress towards the Yemeni capital, Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) is also strengthening its presence in the southern part of country, continuing to take over territories and state infrastructures while the Read more

Al-Qeada Seizes Third Town in Yemen

A group affiliated to al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) took over the town of Azzan from southern separatists and is trying to impose its authority, setting up checkpoints at the town’s entrances. A source said the city council was Read more

Yemen: Drone Strike eliminates 3 al-Qaeda suspects

A drone strike hit a car believed to be carrying three suspected al-Qaeda militants in the south eastern Yemeni province of Shabwa, Rafadh region. Local tribesmen said all those in the vehicle were dead and many believe that the operation Read more