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Thirteen al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters and four soldiers were killed during fighting in southern Yemen. The International Committee of the Red Cross said that tens of thousands of Yemeni civilians are trapped in the fighting.




The military said 26 al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters were killed during fighting in Zinjibar and Jaar. The military defeated an AQAP attempt to take the city of Attaq, the capital of Shabwa province.




An Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula suicide bomber killed four people in an attack against a pro-government militia in Abyan. Houthi rebels stormed a headquarters of the Islah party in Saada.




Eleven al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters and two soldiers were killed during fighting in Zinjibar and Jaar. Yemeni troops are being transferred from Lawdar to Sharqa, which is under al Qaeda's control.




Several people were killed during fighting between Houthis and Salafists in the Kitaf district in Saada. Yemen and Iraq signed an agreement to share intelligence on terrorists operating in the region.




Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula released 27 Yemeni soldiers who have been captured during military operations in Shabwa. Yemen's foreign minister accused Iran of "intervention in internal affairs."




Four al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters and three Yemeni soldiers were killed in fighting in Rada'a in Baydah province. The Houthis said that they would conduct peace talks with the government. Dozens of Houthis and tribesmen were killed in clashes in Hajja.




Security forces killed 10 al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters in air and artillery strikes in Jaar and Sharqa. President Hadi said that AQAP's bombings of a pipeline in Marib have cost Yemen more than $2 billion.




Eleven al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters and five soldiers were killed in fighting in Zinjibar and Jaar. Saudi Arabia is advising citizens not to travel to Yemen. The EU may freeze the assets of former president Saleh and his family.




US drones killed five al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters in a strike that targeted the group's leader for Baydah. The Yemeni military killed six AQAP fighters in Zinjibar and said it has taken key positions outside of Jaar.




Security forces killed 15 al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters in Jaar and seven more in Zinjibar. The chief of security in Aden said AQAP has infiltrated the city. AQAP offered to free a Swiss and a Saudi hostage in exchange for a ceasefire.




The military said it killed 62 al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters and retook key positions east of the city of Zinjibar. AQAP claimed credit for yesterday's suicide attack that killed 12 Houthis in Al Jawf, and released a video of a captive Saudi diplomat.




A suicide bomber killed 12 Shia in a bombing at a Houthi mosque in Al Hazm, the capital of Al Jawf province. Ansar al Sharia reportedly said the name of the Sana'a suicide bomber is a Yemeni soldier named Haitham Hamid Hussein Mufarih.




The Yemeni military claimed that 35 al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters were killed in Abyan and Lahj. A former minister called for the government to negotiate with AQAP and its political front, Ansar al Sharia.




Twenty-two al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters and seven Yemeni soldiers were killed in fighting in Zinjibar, Jaar, and Bajidar in Abyan province. A Yemeni newspaper claimed that the AQAP suicide bomber who struck in Sana'a was freed from a prison.




A Yemeni official said that yesterday's suicide bomber at a parade rehearsal in Sana'a was a soldier. A Spanish embassy guard who went missing in Sana'a last week has been found and is thought to have committed suicide.




An al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula suicide bomber killed more than 90 Yemeni troops as they practiced for a parade in Sana'a. President Hadi dismissed three senior military commanders after the Sana'a attack. AQAP killed two soldiers in the south.




Eight al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters, four soldiers, and five civilian militiamen were killed in fighting in the south. Three US trainers for the Yemeni Coast Guard came under attack in Hodeida. AQAP emir Nasir al Wuhayshi urged his followers to continue fighting the military.




Thirty al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters and 13 Yemeni soldiers were killed during fighting outside of Jaar. The governor of Abyan claimed that Jaar would be liberated from AQAP within days and that Lawdar is now free of AQAP influence.




Yemeni troops killed 11 al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters in the south. More than 160,000 Yemenis have been displaced from Abyan due to fighting. Abu Musab al Zarqawi's nephew is fighting alongside Ansar al Sharia.