Tag: al-Qaida

May 23, 2017

Pentagon Spokesman Describes U.S. Raid in Yemen

A U.S. Special Operations counterterrorism raid killed seven al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula operatives in Yemen’s Marib governorate, located about 150 miles north of Aden, the country’s capital, Navy Capt. Jeff Davis, director of Pentagon press operations, told reporters.

March 3, 2017

U.S. Conducts Second Day of Strikes Against Terrorists in Yemen

The United States has carried out more than 30 strikes in Yemen since March 2 against the terrorist group al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, Pentagon spokesman Navy Capt. Jeff Davis said.

Jan. 30, 2017

U.S. Raid in Yemen Garners Intelligence

A Pentagon spokesman said valuable intelligence was obtained during the U.S. military raid on the militant Islamist group al-Qaida in Yemen that killed a U.S. service member and injured three others.