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An al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula suicide bomber killed one soldier in an attack on a military intelligence headquarters in Lahj province. President Hadi appointed a new leader to command Yemen's special forces, which leads the hunt for AQAP commanders and fighters.
Five al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters, including two Saudis, died in a premature detonation in Shabwa province. The AQAP operatives were assembling a car bomb when it exploded.
The US killed a local al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula commander and his bodyguard in a drone strike yesterday in Al Jawf. Six Shia Houthi rebels and two soldiers were killed during clashes just outside of Sana'a. Human Rights Watch said the military used excessive force during recent protests in Aden that resulted in the death of one separatist.
The US killed four al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula operatives in a drone strike in the Wadi Abida area of Al Shabwa district in Marib. The two local al Qaeda leaders, identified as Ebad Mobarak Al Shabwani and Ja'afar Mohammad Jaber Al Shabwani, were killed in the strike.
Four al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters and two Yemeni soldiers were killed as AQAP launched a suicide assault on a military base in Lawdar in Lahj province. Salafists from the Muslim Brotherhood clashed with Shia Houthis in the northern province of Al Jawf; 17 people are reported to have been killed over the past three days.
Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula executed a man at dawn today in the city of Al Shajar in Hadramout province. AQAP accused the man of being an "American spy" and displayed his body hanging from a pole at a soccer field. The government is prosecuting an AQAP leader for targeting security personnel.
The US killed four al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters, including Ali Juraym, a commander who fought in Iraq, in a drone strike an Al Jawf province. AQAP nearly assassinated the commander of the Second Armored Brigade in an attack in Shabwa province.