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Apr. 16: US drone strikes killed six suspected al-Qa'ida militants in the southeastern province of Shabwa, according to two Yemeni security officials. Azzan was the first district to fall into Islamist hands in Yemen in March 2011, following popular uprisings that ultimately removed President 'Ali 'Abdullah Salih from power in November 2011. [CNN, 4/17]
Apr. 17: Al-Qa'ida claimed responsibility for the kidnapping of Saudi deputy consul 'Abdullah al-Khalidi in Aden. Al-Khalidi was abducted on March 28 in the southern port city of Aden. Al-Qa'ida leader Mishal Muhammad Rashid al-Shudukhi demanded the release of militants held in Saudi prisons in …
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Publication information: Article title: Chronology: Yemen. Contributors: Not available. Journal title: The Middle East Journal. Volume: 66. Issue: 4 Publication date: Autumn 2012. Page number: 719+. © Middle East Institute Winter 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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