The November attack on a Spanish theatre group in Riyadh was carried out by a Yemeni national under the orders of an AQAP leader in Yemen.
The government met Thursday to discuss Iran's belligerent actions and its continued support for the Houthis with weapons at a time when peace talks are making progress.
Through its vast and costly network of affiliated militias, Iran has exploited the resources of other countries to fund its regional ambitions.
The militia's actions threaten the stability and security of the port city, which serves as a key entry point and conduit for humanitarian aid.
The Lebanese militia denies the sanctions have had a significant impact on its operations, but the reality on the ground tells a different story.
The Houthis acknowledged they had seized three ships in the Red Sea and detained 16 crew members.
Sixteen policemen were killed and 13 others were wounded in the October 2017 shootout following an ambush in the Western Desert.
The Iran-backed militia launched four ballistic missiles and drones towards a military position in Mokha, killing six people, including four civilians.
ISIS was on the back foot in Yemen before the death and replacement of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, and seems set to face further decline.
Little is known about 'Abu Ibrahim al-Hashemi al-Qurashi', whose name was seldom mentioned as a possible successor to al-Baghdadi.