AQAP

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AcronymDefinition
AQAPAl-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (Islamist group)
AQAPAs Quickly As Possible
AQAPAir Quality Action Plan (UK)
AQAPAllied Quality Assurance Publication
AQAPAir Quality Attainment Plan
AQAPAllied Quality Assurance Provision
AQAPAllied Quality Assurance Procedure (NATO)
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WASHINGTON, Dec 8 (KUNA) -- Up to five Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula operatives in Yemen were killed by US airstrikes in an effort "to disrupt the terrorist's attack networks," the Pentagon announced Friday.
Nasser al-Ansi, one of the chiefs of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), said the attack was ordered by Ayman al-Zawahiri, the jihadist network's global commander.
Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) seized swathes of southern and eastern Yemen after the 2011 uprising.
The province of Baida is a stronghold of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, which is considered by Washington as the most dangerous affiliate of the jihadist network.
Yemen-based Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) attacked a Saudi border post along the Yemeni border on July 4, killing a Saudi border guardand a Yemeni soldier.
The Yemen-based Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula is regarded by the United States as the global terrorist network's most dangerous franchise and has been subjected to an intensifying drone war this year.
The closing of embassies in the Middle East and North Africa by the US and other Western countries "due to the continued potential for terrorist attacks" has once again focused attention on the Yemen-based group, al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.
The deputy commander of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula had been one of America's most-wanted terrorists for four years even though they had released him from Guantanamo Bay prison in 2008.
SANA (CyHAN)- Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) on Wednesday confirmed that its second-in-command, Saeed al-Shehri, had been killed in a US airstrike in Yemen, dpa reported.
The source pointed out that the al-Shihri is the second man in al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula and the first responsible for managing the terrorist elements who have Saudi nationality, The terrorist al-Shihri is considered the de facto leader of the AQAP and the military executive commander of terrorist elements during clashes with the army units in the province of Abyan, and one of the leading elements that have had a prominent role in planning for terrorist and sabotage operations at the local, regional and international levels, the source added.
Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula is based in Yemen and has mounted operations in neighboring Saudi Arabia, as well as attempting to launch attacks against the US.
Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula has begun posting Internet advertisements offering training for suicide bombers to target the U.