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    U.S. Kills 30 Qaeda Suspects in Yemen

    Image #: 15101321    epa02878610 Yemeni soldiers stand guard at the Sanaía Airport in Sanaía, Yemen, on 23 August 2011. According to media sources, suspected al-Qaeda fighters attacked a Yemeni army base in the southern province of Abyan, killing seven soldiers and wounding 30 others.  Al-Qaeda is taking advantage of the last seven months of popular protests against Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh to gain ground.  EPA/YAHYA ARHAB /LANDOV

    Yahya Arhab, EPA / Landov

    U.S. airstrikes have killed 30 Al Qaeda suspects in militant-held cities in south Yemen, according to Yemeni officials. The U.S. bombed the cities, which had been seized by Al Qaeda in the midst of mass protests against President Ali Abdullah Saleh, from Wednesday to Thursday. The airstrikes also freed a Yemeni Army unit that had been fighting militants for several weeks in southeast Abyan province.

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