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The defense ministry claimed it foiled al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula plots to attack oil infrastructure in Marib province. Security officials claimed AQAP has issued new names of military and government officials in Marib to be assassinated.
A senior security official was assassinated in Abyan province. Four soldiers were killed, possibly in a suicide attack, at a military camp in Dhalea province. The minister of the interior claimed his forces have killed dozens of al Qaeda fighters.
The government blamed al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula for the bombing of an oil pipeline in Marib. One person was killed during fighting in Marib on June 11 during the hunt for Hassan al Aqily, an al Qaeda leader thought to have assassinated a general.
Yemen has detained 50 foreign students, including 12 Americans, who are thought to be linked to al Qaeda in Yemen. An Australian woman detained for suspected links to al Qaeda is being deported along with her two children. The government is prosecuting three al Qaeda suspects detained in Hadramout.
Amnesty International published photographs showing US cruise missile components used in the Dec. 17, 2009, airstrike in Abyan. Wanted al Qaeda leader Hamza Ali Saleh al Dhayani surrendered to the government. The interior minister said the US does not have military bases in Yemen.
Security forces detained an Australian woman and two Bengali women who are suspected of having ties to al Qaeda. British, French, and American citizens are also said to be in custody. The government gave the Shabwani tribe 200 AK-47s and cash after the death of the province's deputy governor during an airstrike that targeted al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.
Foreign Minister Qirbi said an investigation as to whether US Predators were used in an airstrike in Yemen has been opened. Prime Minister Mujawar said the country would not allow the targeted killing of radical al Qaeda cleric Anwar al Awlaki.
An airstrike killed the deputy governor of Marib province, five of his bodyguards, and two al Qaeda operatives. Two American tourists kidnapped by a tribe have been freed. A Yemeni court upheld the sentence of death for two Iranian "spies."