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Five tribesmen and three al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters were killed during fighting to control Al Bais, a town north of Jaar. A senior cleric called for AQAP to lay down its weapons and said suicide bombings are not part of jihad.
Twenty al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters and five tribesmen were killed during fighting outside of Jaar. Yemeni helicopter gunships opened fire on AQAP positions in Jaar.
Thirteen al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters and four soldiers were killed during fighting in southern Yemen. The International Committee of the Red Cross said that tens of thousands of Yemeni civilians are trapped in the fighting.
The military said 26 al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters were killed during fighting in Zinjibar and Jaar. The military defeated an AQAP attempt to take the city of Attaq, the capital of Shabwa province.
Eleven al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters and two soldiers were killed during fighting in Zinjibar and Jaar. Yemeni troops are being transferred from Lawdar to Sharqa, which is under al Qaeda's control.
Several people were killed during fighting between Houthis and Salafists in the Kitaf district in Saada. Yemen and Iraq signed an agreement to share intelligence on terrorists operating in the region.
Four al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters and three Yemeni soldiers were killed in fighting in Rada'a in Baydah province. The Houthis said that they would conduct peace talks with the government. Dozens of Houthis and tribesmen were killed in clashes in Hajja.
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.