Al-Qaeda seeks to stage operations against India and the wider region.
An airstrike on the town of Darkoush, some 20 kilometers (12 miles) north of Jisr al-Shughour, killed and wounded dozens of people.
Ahmed Farouq was considered a ‘rising star’ in militant circles.
The White House said compensation would be paid to the Weinstein and Lo Porto families.
White House Press Secretary said US values the kind of security cooperation that it gets from Afghanistan and Pakistan.
UN called for an immediate ceasefire, saying the country was “in flames” and all sides must return to political negotiations.
Syrian rebels have been shelling residential areas in government-held parts of the city killing hundreds of people in the attacks.
The airstrikes follow threats by President Uhuru Kenyatta that he would retaliate “in the severest way possible”.
Batarfi, a senior al-Qaeda figure, was among those who escaped from the jail in Hadramawt province.
Witnesses said they saw a convoy of presidential vehicles Wednesday leaving Hadi’s palace.
New revelations about negotiations with al-Qaeda confirm old worries about Pak ambivalence on terror.
Letters found in slain al-Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden’s safehouse show that Pakistan reached out to Said al-Masri.
At least two militants and two soldiers died in an al Qaeda assault on an army base in southern Yemen.
Witnesses say a US drone strike killed two suspected al-Qaida militants in southern Yemen.
Called himself Islamic and religious; said terrorism is not compatible with Islam.