Organization. Yemen Province's organizational structure is divided into geographical based sub-units. There are at least eight known sub-provinces active in Yemen as of 2015, many named after existing administrative divisions of Yemen:. Wilayah Sana'a - around Yemen's capital of the same name; Wilayah Aden-Abyan - around the Aden Governorate. ISIS in Yemen: Caught in a Regional Power Game July 26, 2020 Homeland Security Today The Islamic State in Yemen has changed over the past two years from simply being a branch of the transnational jihadist movement to an entity resembling a proxy or a tool in a broader conflict between regional players ISIS is present in Yemen and will likely remain so for the foreseeable future. It operates small attack cells and does not control territ..
ISIS in Yemen only has between 250 and 500 members, according to the United Nations, and has failed to establish any popular base of support in Yemeni society. To the contrary, ISIS has clashed even with insurgent and tribal actors that share similar goals and ideology ISIS in Yemen uses weapons paid for by the US government, as seen on the group's video from JuSuch weapons have been tracked to supporting documents posted in this article. US has spent tens of millions of US tax dollars recently on weapons made in Serbian state owned arms factory, Krusik However, although Yemen's second largest city has been the site of some of the deadliest bomb attacks carried out in the country in recent years, the number of armed events involving IS in Aden. . By clicking on CONTINUE you confirm that you are 18 years and over. Note: to turn off these warnings you need to set the 'safe mode' to OFF (on the top right
Explosions in Yemen's capital rocked two mosques serving a minority Muslim group that recently conquered the city, killing 137, officials say News of ISIS' inroads in Yemen comes as violence is rippling through the capital of Sana'a, where government troops are fighting Houthi rebels that are taking control of government facilities ISIS in Yemen. 13 August 2020 . Yemen: Latest Updates on al-Baydha Front, 13 August 2020 . ISWNews Analysis Group: Ansar Allah and popular committees continued its operations in the northwest of al-Baydha, liberating the villages of Yakla, Azla Qifa al-Mahdi, Bahran, as well as the heights of Jabal. The special forces had monitored the ISIS members for several months before the raid and took all precautions to protect civilians, Col Al Malki said. The operation is a big loss to ISIS's branch in Yemen, and it complements the Kingdom's efforts to combat terrorism in all its forms, he said The Islamic State in Iraq and al Sham (ISIS) carried out five suicide bombings in Yemen on March 20. The arrival of ISIS in Yemen could fuel a broader sectarian war
Tags: Abu Osama al Masri, Abu Shaker al-Muhajer, ISIS, ISIS in Yemen, ISIS-Y, Islamic State in Yemen, Muhammad Qan'an al-Saya'ri, Sanad Al-Jazrawi, Saudi Arabia. 1 Comment. CH Matthews, LtCol USAF (Ret) says: June 27, 2019 at 6:58 pm Excellent ! The very best news out of Yemen in a very, very long time ISIS's Campaign in Yemen. ISIS has shifted its attack pattern as it progresses in its Yemen campaign and exploits shifting circumstances in Yemen's civil war. The majority of ISIS's attacks in Yemen during the first half of 2015 targeted the al Houthis, who are Zaydi Shi'a and who claimed control of the Yemeni government in Sana'a
Both al-Qaeda and ISIS are fighting the Houthi rebels in Yemen.  On 6 August 2017 , The New York Times reported that, about 2,000 Yemeni troops, supported by dozens of advisers from the United Arab Emirates and a handful of US special forces personnel providing intelligence and planning assistance, launched an offensive against AQAP militants occupying parts of Shabwa Province the.
CNN's Brian Todd reports on ISIS gaining ground in Yemen and competing with al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula
ISIS Claims Role in Yemen Attack, But Doubts Persist By Noah Rayman Updated: March 20, 2015 5:55 PM ET | Originally published: March 20, 2015 1:57 PM ED