Shia Houthi rebels and suspected al-Qaeda militants clash near the town of Radaa in Al Bayda' Governorate province resulting in at least 10 deaths.
Shiite Houthi rebels seize a Yemeni military base south of the capital, Sana'a, where U.S. military advisers once trained Yemeni counterterrorism forces to fight Al-Qaeda in the south of the country. Forces loyal to former President Ali Abdullah Saleh had manned the captured base.
al-Qaeda launches an attack on the south Yemen town of al-Bayda killing at least four soldiers before being beaten back by the army. [http:--www.swissinfo.ch-eng-al-qaeda-attacks-south-yemen-town-of-al-bayda--four-soldiers-killed-41036720 (Swiss Info)]date=August 2019
President of the United States Barack Obama announces in a special TV broadcast that Osama bin Laden, the founder and leader of the militant Islamist group Al-Qaeda and the most-wanted fugitive on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted Fugitives, was killed on May 2 (Pakistan Standard Time) during an American military operation in Abbottabad, near Islamabad, Pakistan and that his body is in U.S. custody.