The group incites violence, carries out assassinations, and espouses the same ideology as the 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant', experts say.
Tensions have been escalating between al-Qaeda and the 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' as the two groups vie for the upper hand.
Development projects that had stalled while al-Qaeda was in control of parts of the province are slowly being reactivated, officials say.
The UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation is helping farmers and fishermen resume production in order to alleviate food insecurity.
Evidence is clear that military and financial assistance from Iran is fueling Taliban attacks across Afghanistan.
As international forces bear down on the 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant', experts warn that the group's fighters will join ranks with al-Qaeda.
Government officials vowed to eliminate all hotbeds of extremism and terrorism after the 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' attacked a military base in Aden twice this month.
Iran is playing a treacherous double game: proclaiming to be fighting terrorism in Iraq and Syria while at the same time supporting atrocities across Afghanistan.
Yemeni forces have turned to religious leaders in southern Hadramaut province to enlist their help in curbing extremism as part of efforts to ensure security.
Students and faculty at the University of Jordan are taking action to safeguard youth against the destructive ideology propagated by extremists.