© AFP/File | The US has carried out scores of drone strikes against jihadist targets in Yemen since February 28
Washington considers Al-Qaeda’s Yemen-based branch to be its most dangerous and has conducted a long-running drone war against its leaders.
Since President Donald Trump took office in January, the campaign has intensified.
Last month, US commandos conducted a ground raid on an Al-Qaeda headquarters compound in Marib province, further north, killing at least seven militants in a fight that left several US troops wounded.
For more than two years, Yemen has been locked in a devastating civil war between the Saudi-backed government…
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