Al Qaeda in Yemen said Sunday it released 73 soldiers captured by its fighters during battles with government forces in the south of the country.

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  • Journalist Luke Somers Killed By Al Qaeda
    U.S. commandos failed in their attempt to rescue photojournalist Luke Somers who was captured and killed in Yemen by an Al Qaeda faction. A South African teacher and a number of civilians were also reportedly ... And now Yemeni Al Qaeda in the Arabian ...
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  • Guantanamo Bay prisoners released to Slovakia and Georgia included 'high risk' al-Qaeda members who traveled with Osama bin Laden and produced forged passports
    In an April 2008 evaluation report, the Department of Defense determined that one of the men, 36-year-old Yemeni citizen Abdel Ghaib Ahmad Hakim, was 'a member of al-Qaeda who reportedly accompanied ... restrictions on other releases as well.
    11/21/2014 - 6:32 pm | View Link
  • Ali Soufan: How Al Qaeda Made Its Comeback
    AQAP is at the center of increased threats against U.S. interests: On Wednesday, the Yemeni government, aided by U.S. drone attacks, reportedly ... Qaeda has maintained a steady stream of new recruits, replacing the members that have been killed or ...
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  • Abyani Tribes and al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula in Yemen
    Abu Hamza has addressed the people of Abyan in Madad press releases, calling them his brothers. Abu Hamza addresses Yemeni soldiers upon their ... 5340.htm [42] Ahmed al Haj, “Al-Qaeda in Yemen says it frees captured soldiers,” AP, April 29, 2012.
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  • Al-Qaeda
    Al-Qaeda is a global militant Islamist organization founded by Osama bin Laden, Abdullah Azzam, and several other militants, at some point between August 1988 and ...
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  • Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula
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    03/4/2015 - 4:13 pm | View Website
  • al-Qaeda insurgency in Yemen
    The al-Qaeda insurgency in Yemen refers to armed conflict between the Yemeni government with United States assistance, and al-Qaeda affiliated cells.
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  • Secret ‘Kill List’ Tests Obama’s Principles ...
    WASHINGTON — This was the enemy, served up in the latest chart from the intelligence agencies: 15 Qaeda suspects in Yemen with Western ties.
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  • Al-Qaeda
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