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Yemeni Army Kicks Out Al Qaeda From Eastern Yemeni City- Residents

ADEN, Aug 14 – Yemeni government forces backed by Arab coalition aircraft and gunboats drove al Qaeda militants out of the city of Zinjibar in eastern Yemen on Sunday, residents said. Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) has exploited a 16-month-old civil war between the internationally recognised government of President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi and

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Suicide Bombers Hit Yemen Government’s Mukalla Port

By Mohammed Mukhashaf ADEN, July 18 – Suicide attackers set off car bombs at two military checkpoints outside the government-held port city of Mukalla in Yemen on Monday, killing at least five soldiers, security sources and medics said. No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attacks near the capital of eastern Hadramout province on the

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Yemen’s Mukalla Airport Reopens with Aid Flight After Qaeda Exit

ADEN, May 9 – The airport has reopened at the Yemeni coastal city of Mukalla which was recaptured by government and Emirati soldiers in April after a year-long occupation by Al Qaeda, local officials said. The first flight in on Sunday was a plane carrying relief supplies from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the officials

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