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Security forces killed 10 al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters in air and artillery strikes in Jaar and Sharqa. President Hadi said that AQAP's bombings of a pipeline in Marib have cost Yemen more than $2 billion.
Eleven al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters and five soldiers were killed in fighting in Zinjibar and Jaar. Saudi Arabia is advising citizens not to travel to Yemen. The EU may freeze the assets of former president Saleh and his family.
US drones killed five al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters in a strike that targeted the group's leader for Baydah. The Yemeni military killed six AQAP fighters in Zinjibar and said it has taken key positions outside of Jaar.
Security forces killed 15 al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters in Jaar and seven more in Zinjibar. The chief of security in Aden said AQAP has infiltrated the city. AQAP offered to free a Swiss and a Saudi hostage in exchange for a ceasefire.
The military said it killed 62 al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters and retook key positions east of the city of Zinjibar. AQAP claimed credit for yesterday's suicide attack that killed 12 Houthis in Al Jawf, and released a video of a captive Saudi diplomat.
A suicide bomber killed 12 Shia in a bombing at a Houthi mosque in Al Hazm, the capital of Al Jawf province. Ansar al Sharia reportedly said the name of the Sana'a suicide bomber is a Yemeni soldier named Haitham Hamid Hussein Mufarih.
The Yemeni military claimed that 35 al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters were killed in Abyan and Lahj. A former minister called for the government to negotiate with AQAP and its political front, Ansar al Sharia.
Twenty-two al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters and seven Yemeni soldiers were killed in fighting in Zinjibar, Jaar, and Bajidar in Abyan province. A Yemeni newspaper claimed that the AQAP suicide bomber who struck in Sana'a was freed from a prison.
A Yemeni official said that yesterday's suicide bomber at a parade rehearsal in Sana'a was a soldier. A Spanish embassy guard who went missing in Sana'a last week has been found and is thought to have committed suicide.