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An adviser to the president said that al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula senior leader Anwar al Awlaki "was not at all radicalized in Yemen." Sixty-nine people have been killed during five days of fighting between the Houthis and government forces n the north.
Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula killed five Yemeni soldiers in an ambush on a convoy in Shabwa province. Nineteen people were killed during clashes between the military and Houthi rebels in Harf Sufyan.
Security forces detained 19 al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula operatives in Marib province and 11 more in Hadramout province. Police have also step up security in Marib and Jawf to prevent al Qaeda attacks on infrastructure.
AL Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters assaulted security and intelligence installations in Zinjibar in Abyan province; three al Qaeda fighters and two people were reported killed. The US transferred Guantanamo Bay detainee Mohammed Odaini to Yemen despite the ban on detainee transfers to the country due to the security situation.
Security forces detained 10 al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters in Hadrmout province. AQAP claimed the June 19 attack on a security headquarters in Aden that killed 11 people. A court upheld the death sentence of four AQAP operatives involved in terror attacks.
Two soldiers were killed during a clash with al Qaeda fighters in Hadramout province. Security forces killed a Saudi al Qaeda member in Shabwa province. "Terrorists" set a power plant in Hadramout on fire.