Two suspected Al-Qaeda militants are killed in a U.S. drone strike in the southeastern province of Hadhramaut.
Saudi Arabia executes a 33-year-old Yemeni man convicted for an attack on a Spanish dance troupe last year, which resulted in two dancers injured. The attack was claimed by the affiliate of al-Qaeda in the region.
Abu Mohammad al-Julani, the leader of Al-Nusra Front, announces that the group is splitting from Al-Qaeda with their approval and that new operations will be carried out under the name Jabhat Fateh al-Sham.
Five Yemeni soldiers and two Al-Qaeda militants are killed in fighting in the central town of Rada. A senior intelligence officer is also gunned down by a drive-by shooting in the south. [http:--www.foxnews.com-world-2013-04-27-5-soldiers-2-al-qaida-militants-killed-in-central-yemen-intelligence-officer- (Fox News)] [http:--abcnews.go.com-International-wireStory-yemen-soldiers-al-qaida-militants-killed-19055821#.UXvU2KKsiSo (ABC News)]date=August 2019