News A still from the video showing guests dancing to Gangnam Style at a wedding in Yemen before one accidentally shoots three dead

A mobile phone video appears to show three men shot dead while dancing after guest with AK-47 loses control of gun

Al-Qa’ida militants kill 38 Yemeni troops in co-ordinated attacks

Al-Qa’ida militants set off car bombs and launched co-ordinated attacks on Yemeni military barracks in three different locations in a southern province yesterday, killing at least 38 troops and wounding dozens of others, a military official said.

There have been 255 drone strikes on Pakistan since 2004

Secret files lift lid on al-Qa’ida fightback against US drones

American Intelligence warns jihadists are recruiting engineers to examine vulnerabilities in unmanned aircraft

Yemen blast targets air force bus, six dead

No immediate claim of responsibility in latest attack on military personnel

The US consulate in Lahore, along with the Yemen embassy, remains closed

Drones still flying as US reopens most embassies in the Arabian Peninsula

Most US embassies that were shut after a wave of global terror threats from al-Qa'ida in the Arabian Peninsula will reopen today, but Washington warned that its Yemen outpost would remain closed due to "ongoing concerns" in the region.

US embassies to reopen after terror alert

Consulates in Yemen and Pakistan to remain closed, officials say

There have been over 50 confirmed US drone strikes in Yemen since 2002

US drone strike kills eight in Yemen

Authorities claim those killed were suspected al-Qa-ida fighters

Deadly al-Qa’ida plot to kidnap foreigners in Yemen is foiled by authorities

Jihadists planned to wear military uniform, blow up pipelines and take over ports

A Yemeni soldier stands guard at a checkpoint on a street leading to the US embassy

Officials fear al-Qa'ida may have developed new liquid explosive as US urges all citizens to leave Yemen

Liquid explosive could potentially be dipped onto clothes to make them explosive when dry

'Terror threat': UK embassy in Yemen to stay shut as US extends closures across Middle East

US officials said 19 of its embassies in the Middle East would remain shut until Saturday

A Yemeni soldier stops a vehicle yesterday at a checkpoint on a street leading to the US Embassy in eastern Sana’a

Al-Qa’ida terror threat ‘is the most specific since 9/11’

Yemen the focus for intercepts that sparked international diplomatic alert

Yemeni protesting soldiers shout slogans following clashes in Sana'a

Britons told to leave Yemen and embassy shuts after al-Qa'ida terror threat

British Embassy in Sana'a will be closed on Sunday and Monday as a 'precautionary measure'

Protesters mourn the death of Mohamed Brahmi

Tunisia erupts in renewed protests after opposition leader Mohamed Brahmi is killed

Killing could derail fragile democracy in birthplace of the Arab Spring

Saeed al-Shihri, deputy leader of al-Qa'ida in the Arabian Peninsula

Confirmed: US drone strike killed key al-Qa'ida leader Saeed al-Shihri in Yemen

Former Guantanamo Bay prisoner was hit last year but Yemen branch has just announced death

Eric Holder authorised the seizure of the phone records of AP reporters

US media snubs peace talks with Attorney General, Eric Holder, over snooping row

Efforts by the US Attorney General, Eric Holder, to smooth American media feathers ruffled by recent revelations of aggressive snooping by the government on reporters hit a snag, as major news organisations turned down an invitation to meet with him.

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