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AL Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula is suspected of killing the son of a Yemeni tribal chief with a parcel bomb in Baydah. Yemeni warplanes bombed two AQAP camps in the Al Mahfad area in Abyan. A guard at the Italian embassy was kidnapped in Sana'a. Tribesmen loyal to former President Saleh took control of the Interior Ministry for a brief period.
Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula attacked local militias in Jaar; two AQAP fighters were reported killed during the attack. President Hadi ordered the military to send reinforcements to Abyan province.
An al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula bomb maker and two of his sons were killed in a premature detonation at their home. Saudi Arabia's ambassador to Yemen denied reports that a Saudi diplomat kidnapped by al Qaeda has been released.
Yemeni warplanes killed five al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters in airstrikes in the Al Mahfad area in Abyan province. AQAP is said to have regrouped in Al Mahfad after losing control of several areas in Abyan and Shabwa.
A senior counterterrorism police colonel who targeted al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula operatives in Yemen was assassinated in a car bombing in Aden. AQAP is thought to have carried out the attack.
Two al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters and an Army officer were killed in separate clashes. Police arrested members of an "Iranian spy cell" run by the IRGC. President Hadi urged Iran to cease interfering in Yemen.
A soldier from Central Security was captured while smuggling an explosive belt into a military camp. The soldier was preparing to detonate it during a parade on July 17.