Yemen: Airstrikes kill 36 suspected militants

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August 24, 2011
Seattle Post-Intelligencer    
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"Airstrikes killed 36 suspected al-Qaida militants in southern Yemen on Wednesday, military and medical officials said, as the government pressed on with a campaign to drive out fighters who have overrun several towns. Islamic militants -- some suspected of links to Yemen's al-Qaida branch — seized the towns starting in late May, taking advantage of the political turmoil unleashed by protests against Yemen's longtime ruler." (08/24/11)


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