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The government claimed al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula conspired with the Joint Meeting Parties to kill President Saleh and other senior officials in last month's attack at a mosque in the presidential compound.
The US is reported to have killed six al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters in an airstrike in Abyan. The AQAP fighters recently overran a police station in the province.
Five people were killed in an airstrike in the Arhab province north of Sana'a. Yemeni officials said they were tribesmen "harboring criminals who stand behind the attacks on soldiers," while locals said those killed were civilians.
More than 30 people were killed during fighting between the Houthis and tribes in the north. Four "militants" and one soldier were killed during clashes in Zinjibar in Abyan province. Two Al Qaeda fighters were killed in airstrikes in Abyan.
"Gunmen" thought to be associated with the Southern Movement killed three soldiers in an ambush in Aden. The government claimed tribal leaders have aided al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula with expanding its operations in Abyan. President Saleh may return to Yemen on July 17.