In Yemen Chaos, Islamic State Grows to Rival Al Qaeda

People stand next to wreckage at the site of a car bomb attack in Yemen's capital Sanaa

DUBAI (Reuters) – Al Qaeda’s leadership of Islamist militancy in Yemen is being challenged amid the chaos of civil war by its rival Islamic State, which could become a bigger threat to the group than the U.S. drones that periodically kill its commanders.

Al Qaeda Deputy Leader Killed in U.S. Bombing in Yemen

Still image taken from video showing Yemeni Al-Qaeda chief Nasser al-Wuhayshi speaking at an unknown location

DUBAI/SANAA (Reuters) – The deputy leader of al Qaeda, Nasser al-Wuhayshi, has been killed in a U.S. bombing in Yemen, the group and the White House said on Tuesday, removing the director of a string of attacks against the West and a man once seen as a successor to leader Ayman al-Zawahri.

Hillary and Osama

Hillary al-Clinton.

I’ve long suspected that Hillary Clinton’s 2016 agenda would be inspired by terrorists. These two headlines speak for themselves, folks.

Al Qaeda Claims Official Killed by U.S. Strike in Yemen

Smoke billows after an air strike hit the international airport of Yemen's capital Sanaa

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula claimed that a U.S. air strike killed a senior official who appeared in several of the group’s videos, including one taking responsibility for the Charlie Hebdo attack in Paris, according to a SITE Intelligence Group report on Thursday.

Al Qaeda Poses New Risk to Saudi Security Amid Yemen Turmoil

People ride on the back of a truck with their home's furniture as they move from a neighbourhood after an air strike by a Saudi-led coalition struck a nearby missile base, in Yemen's capital Sanaa April 23

SHARURA, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) – As Saudi Arabian air strikes have hammered Yemen over the past month, Riyadh’s Western allies are believed to have grown increasingly worried by al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) taking advantage of the chaos to capture more ground.