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Yemeni forces killed nine al Qaeda fighters, including two Somalis, an Algerian, a Mauritanian, and a Saudi, in Zinjibar. Tribal fighters allied with the Yemeni military ambushed a vehicle between Zinjibar and Jaar, killing four suspected al Qaeda fighters.




The military killed more than 80 tribesmen who overran a Yemeni Army base in Arhab. Tribemen in Modia in Abyan captured al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula's emir for the town and killed six fighters.




President Saleh has signed an agreement to transfer power to his deputy. Five people were killed during clashes in Yemen. Three kidnapped Red Cross workers have been freed.




President Saleh is in Saudi Arabia, where he is expected to sign an agreement to transfer power to his deputy. The Red Cross confirmed that three of their workers, including a French national, have been kidnapped in Lahj.




Tribesmen captured 400 soldiers from President Saleh's 63rd Republican Guard Brigade and took control of the unit's base near Arhab. Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula released new images of Anwar al Awlaki and Samir Khan.




"Gunmen" killed a police officer in Mukallah. A refinery in Aden shut down after tribesmen bombed an oil pipeline in Marib. Reuters fired a reporter who worked for President Saleh.




President Saleh claims he will step down in 90 days. Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula assassinated an army colonel in Aden.




Yesterday, Yemeni troops killed seven AQAP fighters, including an Iranian, a Pakistani, and two Somali nationals, during fighting in Zinjibar. AQAP remains in control of the provincial capital.




Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula captured the town of Al Khoud in Abtan province. AQAP took control of the town after resisting strikes by the Yemeni Air Force.




Ten people were killed during clashes in al Jawf province between Houthis and members of the Islah party. Three French hostages kidnaped by al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula have been freed.




Security forces killed nine al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters, including five Saudis, in Zinjibar. More than 1,000 AQAP fighters are reported to have arrived in Shaqra. AQAP flogged five boys for running drugs in Jaar.




Security forces killed six al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters during clashes in Zinjibar. The defense minister said the government would "defend the country against subversive elements of the opposition and the dissident army."




Yemeni troops loyal to President Saleh killed 10 people in attacks in Taiz. Forces loyal to General Mohsen and Islah killed a Yemeni army officer and an Islamist cleric in Taiz.




Security forces killed six al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters and wounded several more during fighting in Zinjibar. An undisclosed number of Yemeni soldiers were wounded during the fighting.




Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters killed two Yemeni soldiers in Zinjibar. AQAP controls the the city despite numerous attempts by the military to eject them.




The military killed five al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula fighters during artillery attacks in Zinjibar. One person was killed in clashes between Salafists and Houthis in Sa'ada.




Sana'a International Airport reopened after two Yemeni Air Force fighters were blown up yesterday; bombs were placed on 15 jets but only two detonated. Marib tribesmen freed an Uzbek doctor who was kidnapped last week.




Sanaa International Airport has been closed after four blasts destroyed two Yemeni fighter aircraft; the cause of the explosions has not been determined. Four people were killed when government forces shelled villages in Arhab.




Four soldiers were wounded in a bombing outside a security headquarters in Aden. The attack follows another in Aden on Friday, which killed a senior anti-terror security official.




Security forces killed six al Qaeda fighters in attacks in Shaqra and Zinjibar. The government denied it was employing Syrians to battle protesters.