Screengrabs of Qassim al-Rimi, via Rewards for Justice website and official CNN report.
Al-Rimi had threatened to attack American targets, and the USA government had offered $10 million in reward for information about him.
The CIA declined to comment.
Many observers have considered AQAP among the most unsafe, if not the most risky, branch of al-Qaeda since its formation in 2009.
In 2006, Rimi and other AQAP members escaped from prison in Yemen to establish what the USA considered to be one of al-Qaida's most vigorous local branches, orchestrating attacks on pipelines carrying oil and gas to terminals in the south of the country.
Al-Rimi succeeded Nasser al-Wahishi, who was killed in a USA drone strike in 2015, as the top leader of AQAP.
He released an audio message taunting President Donald Trump days after a 2017 U.S.
The CIA learned of al-Rimi's location from an informant in Yemen in November, according to the Times, and began tracking him through aerial surveillance and other means.
Authorities reportedly said they'll continue to assess whether al-Rimi was killed in the strike by monitoring social media and messaging apps for evidence.
The CIA believes he was involved in the 2008 attack on the U.S. Embassy in Sana that killed 10 guards and four civilians.
Trump re-tweeted a Yahoo News report confirming a drone strike by the United States that killed one of America's most wanted terrorists.
In January a year ago, a U.S. strike killed Jamal al-Badawi, an al-Qaida operative linked to the 2000 attack on the USS Cole while it was being refuelled in Aden.
The United States has sought to prevent al-Qaeda from exploiting the chaos of Yemen's civil war to establish a safe haven, but the number of USA military strikes has declined sharply over the last few years. This week, Mike Pompeo, the secretary of state, said the U.S. was "alarmed" by a recent increase in violence in Yemen.
The U.S. military carried out 131 airstrikes in Yemen in 2017 and conducted 36 strikes in 2018, almost all of them targeting al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.
Tribal leaders said Saturday a suspected US drone strike destroyed a building housing al-Qaida militants last week in eastern Yemen.
When it opens on February 3, traders can expect a 5-10% plunge based primarily on Hong Kong's weak performance last week. Basketball games at Miami University in OH were postponed after two students reportedly showed possible symptoms.
A 1987 photo shows them and their then spouses but Mr Trump said it was a moment "standing with my coat on in a line". She claims he smeared her and hurt her career as a longtime Elle magazine advice columnist by calling her a liar.
The rules outline positive and negative factors to be considered by immigration officials in deciding green card applications. In the past, that was largely based on an assessment that an immigrant would be dependent upon cash benefits.
Shares traded up about 2.8% just after Wednesday's open, at $325.40 in a 52-week range of $302.72 to $446.01. Net losses for the year totalled $636 million, down from a profit of £10.4 billion in 2019.
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Trump's defense team, in response, argued that a manuscript of Bolton's book would be "inadmissible" in the trial. The implication of the poll for Trump's opponents is clear: Americans want witnesses, so let Bolton in.
The company will use DingTalk, a Slack-like app, in an education program that already has over 50 schools participating. Late yesterday (Jan. 27), our BC Centre for Disease Control public health lab confirmed a positive test for 2019-nCoV.
Researchers say the virus spreading through China is in the same family as SARS and closest to one found in bats. The Philippines suspended a daily charter flight from Wuhan to a beach resort popular with Chinese tourists.
Facebook will block or restrict such content and related hashtags used to spread misinformation on Instagram as well. The alert would be the top result anyone sees, offering safety tips and the latest updates from the WHO.
His company remains in the spotlight over ongoing controversies like Facebook's refusal to fact-check political ads. Facebook is under fire again, accused of sharing private messages and other user information with other companies.
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