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Labor strikes spread through Yemen as workers demanded reforms and dismissal of managers over alleged corruption linked to the country's outgoing president. Two soldiers and three al Qaeda fighters died when government forces clashed with al Qaeda suspects in Zinjibar.
A request by Yemen's former president to enter the US for medical treatment is still in flux. Foes and backers of a plan to ease him out of power fought each other with stones and clubs and injured at least 20 people in the capital of Sana'a.
Gunmen shot dead an intelligence chief in the port of Aden in south Yemen. Police officials blamed the attack on al Qaeda. Yemen's acting leader urged foes and loyalists of President Ali Abdullah to call a truce.
Ali Abdullah Saleh, Yemeni's outgoing president, said he plans to leave soon for the US and let an interim government prepare for an election to replace him. Government forces killed eight protesters and injured scores after opening fire on a demonstration in Sana'a.
Yemeni soldiers battled al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters outside Zinjibar. Four soldiers and 16 AQAP fighters were reported killed. Protests continue in Sanaa and in other anti-government hotbeds such as Taiz, Yemen's second-largest city.
Four al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters and two Yemeni soldiers were killed during fighting near Zinjibar. General Ali Mohsen supports the peace deal with the government and has begun withdrawing his forces from Sana'a.
Security forces killed five al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters near Zinjibar in Abyan province. AQAP fighters killed two soldiers outside of Zinjibar.