Forces loyal to the Saudi-backed Yemeni president patrol a street in the southern city of Lahj on April 24, 2016, during an operation to drive Al-Qaeda fighters out of the southern provinces. / AFP / SALEH AL-OBEIDI
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ADEN, Yemen: Key dates in the history of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, which has been driven out of Yemen's key port city of Mukalla: 1992 Dec. 12: In the first known Al-Qaeda attack in the country, bombers strike a hotel that formerly housed U.S. Marines in the southern city of Aden.2000 Oct. 12: Seventeen U.S. military personnel are killed in an Al-Qaeda attack on the destroyer USS Cole in the port of Aden. 2009r January: Saudi and Yemeni Al-Qaeda branches merge to form the Yemen-based Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.Sept. 30: U.S.-born preacher Anwar al-Awlaqi, linked to Al-Qaeda, is killed in a U.S. air raid.
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