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Security forces arrested two al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters at a hotel in Aden. The son of a senior military commander loyal to former President Salih was arrested in Hodeida for killing several policemen.
Security forces detained a suspected al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighter during a raid in Ibb province. The suspected AQAP fighter is thoguht to have fought for the terror group in Zinjibar and Jaar.
The military transferred Tareq al Fadhli, the al Qaeda-linked tribal leader in Abyan, to Aden and placed him under house arrest. The Houthis reportedly are attempting to take control of the port city of Midi.
Two aides to Tareq al Fadhli, a tribal leader in Abyan, were killed after pro-government militiamen attacked his home. Al Fadhli has been linked to al Qaeda and fought in Afghanistan.
US drones killed a local al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula commander and two fighters in an airstrike near the capital of Sana'a. Adnan al Qadhi, the al Qaeda commander who was killed, was involved in the attack on the US Embassy in Sana'a in 2008.
An intelligence official was assassinated in Sana'a; at least 55 intelligence operatives have been killed in Yemen so far this year. Tarek al Fadli, an al Qaeda-linked tribal leader in Abyan province, has been ordered to surrender to the government.
Unidentified gunmen killed 10 Shia Houthis worshippers in two separate attacks in Al Jawf province. A liquid natural gas pipeline to the Balhaf terminal that was bombed last week will take another week to be repaired.
The Houthis in northern Yemen threatened to retaliate against the US if it conducts more drone strikes in the north. Yemen Liquid Natural Gas is setting up watchtowers in an effort to curb bombings of the gas lines to the Balhaf terminal.
Abdul Malik al Houthi, the leader of the separatist Houthis in northern Yemen, denounced the Oct. 28 airstrike by US drones in Saada that killed four al Qaeda fighters. He also accused the Yemeni government of providing cover for the US strikes.
US drones killed four al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula operatives in an airstrike in Saada in the north. Two Saudi financiers are said to have been killed in the strike.