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Militants attack Yemen intelligence HQ, killing 20

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SANAA, Yemen –  The death toll of an al-Qaida suspected attack on a Yemeni intelligence headquarters rose to 20 on Saturday, in the worst such attack in a year that highlights the challenges faced by the country's new leadership as

Al-Qaida Militants Kill 20 Yemeni Soldiers

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Yemeni military officials say suspected al-Qaida militants have killed at least 20 soldiers during a surprise attack in the country's south. The officials, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, said Monday's assault occurred in the volatile Abyan province. The

Yemen Airstrike Kills Senior Al-Qaida Leader

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A senior al-Qaida leader in the Gulf region, wanted for bombing the USS Cole warship in 2000, was killed by a U.S. airstrike in Yemen Sunday. Yemeni officials said Fahd al-Quso was hit by a missile in Rafth, in the

U.S. Doubts Intelligence That Led to Yemen Strike

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Top U.S. military leaders who oversaw missile strikes last year against al Qaeda targets in Yemen suspect they were fed misleading intelligence by the country's government and were duped into killing a local political leader whose relationship with the president's