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President Saleh denied reports of a US military presence on Yemeni soil. "Some media reports are unfounded and there is no any US presence on the land of Yemen and there is no any treaty or agreement allowing US presence on our territory," Saleh said.
Yemeni strike aircraft targeted an al Qaeda camp in Abyan province on March 14; two al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula commanders are said to have been killed. Three more strikes were launched in Abyan today.
Sharif Mobley, the American al Qaeda operative detained in Yemen last month, worked as a "laborer" at the Salem and Hope Creek nuclear reactors in New Jersey, as well as at other nuclear reactors in the region. Mobley killed a security guard at a hospital in Sana'a.
Security forces detained an American al Qaeda operative and 10 others during sweeps last month. The American, Sharif Mobley, from Buena, New Jersey, killed a security guard as he attempted to escape from a hospital where he was receiving medical treatment.
Police arrested 11 suspected members of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula during a raid in the capital of Sana'a. The father of one of the suspects was killed after shooting and wounding a policeman during the raid.
The military said it killed Ali Saleh al Yafei, a wanted member of the separatist Southern Movement with links to al Qaeda, during a raid in the town of Zinjibar in Abyan province. Yafei's wife and two children, and two soldiers were also killed. Three of Yafei's followers were detained.