The group's fighters and emirs have not hesitated to use civilians as human shields, and have used them as bargaining chips to obtain food.
His location is unknown, but many speculate he is near the Afghan-Pakistani border.
Using mosques as military command centres and arms depots strips these structures of their sanctity and their protected status.
The leaders of Bakzam tribe, the largest in Abyan's al-Mahfad district, held a meeting Sunday to mobilise against the terror group.
Yemeni officials and activists have called on the government and armed forces to launch a war on ISIS to purge the country of its presence.
The Lebanese militia has encouraged the families of fighters slain in Syria to keep quiet about their deaths, a source close to the group reveals.
Masked gunmen shot four young men at close range at an undisclosed location in the central province of al-Bayda, sparking public outrage.
Facilities for the manufacture of land and sea mines have been found in areas along the coast liberated from the Houthis, an official says.
Security forces busted an al-Qaeda cell in Hadramaut Tuesday and uncovered a weapons cache in Abyan.
In the aftermath of a Friday attack that killed two civilians, local officials and activists have pledged an 'open war' on the extremist group.