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Yemen launches offensive against al Qaeda – AP
Posted By Jacob Laksin On January 5, 2010 @ 12:52 pm In Political News | 2 Comments
Yemen has launched an offensive against al Qaeda and the U.S. embassy in Sanaa reopened on Tuesday after security forces staged a raid just outside the capital that dealt with an imminent security threat.
Yemen has sent thousands of troops to take part in a campaign against al Qaeda in three provinces over the past three days, and they are hemming them in, security sources said. Five suspected fighters from the group were detained, they said.
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