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Washington says al-Qaida in Yemen is among the group's most dangerous and active branches worldwide.
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Three Red Cross workers and two Egyptian technicians who were abducted by armed men in Yemen's southern province of Abyan have all been released, Yemeni security officials said Thursday.
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The president of Yemen is warning that the al-Qaida branch in the country is expanding and is using assassinations and abductions of foreigners as a way to challenge the central authority.
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But their return is blocked by a moratorium on the transfer of any detainees to Yemen, which Obama imposed after the attempted Christmas Day 2009 midair bombing of an aircraft over Detroit.
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The spike in strikes in 2012 came as the U.S. was backing a Yemeni military campaign to uproot al-Qaida militants and their radical allies who had taken over a string of southern cities and towns.
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"Obama ordered a halt to repatriations to Yemen after the 2009 Christmas Day attempt to bomb an aircraft as it was landing in Detroit after a flight from Amsterdam.
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Yemen is the Arab world poorest nation and has been plagued by scores of issues, including an al-Qaida insurgency and a strong separatist movement in the south.
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An international human rights group has urged Yemen's government to crack down human rights violations it says have taken place since the country's 2011 uprising.
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Yemen's north and south were united in 1990.
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Yemen has been struggling with a transition to democracy since Arab Spring protests forced Ali Abdullah Saleh to step down a year ago after 33 years as president.
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Deadly clashes during Yemen uprising anniversary
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Speaking in a press conference in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa, Interior Minister Abdel-Qader Kahtan said a Yemeni investigation found that the weapons were destined for armed insurgents.
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Saleh, who was allowed to remain in Yemen under the power-transfer deal, has been blamed by many over the past year for using loyalists and relatives in powerful posts to stall reform efforts.
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Yemen state TV showed Interior Minister Abdel-Qader Kahtan and top military officials inspecting the ship, named Jihan 1, docked at Aden port in southern Yemen.
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Washington has helped Yemeni troops with airpower and advisers during last summer's offensive to drive militants out of large areas al-Qaida seized during Yemen's 2011 uprising.
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Yemen's state news agency says authorities have seized a ship in the nation's territorial waters carrying explosives and weapons, including anti-aircraft missiles.
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The Yemeni government suspects that the militants are holding three Western hostages - two Finns and an Austrian - whose whereabouts have been unknown since they were captured late last year.
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Simultaneously, the Yemeni military has mobilized in preparation for a possible offensive against militants linked to Shihri's group who currently are based in the central province of al Beidah.
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Al-Qaida's No. 2 in Yemen died of wounds sustained in a U.S. drone attack last year in southern Yemen, the country's official news agency and a security official said Thursday.
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Al-Qaida in Yemen is considered among the world's most active branches of the network.
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Al-Qaida in Yemen is considered among the world's most active branch of the network, having planned a series of foiled or aborted attacks on U.S. territory.
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International donors - including Europe, China, the U.S. and Gulf Arab states - have promised billions to Yemen, but are also demanding that Yemeni officials hasten political and security reforms.
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The United States rarely comments on its military role in Yemen but has acknowledged targeting al-Qaida militants in the past.
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The U.S. has carried out dozens of suspected drone attacks against al-Qaida in Yemen, which Washington considers the group's most active branch.
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Backed by the U.S. military, Yemen's army was able to regain control of the southern region, but al-Qaida militants continue to launch deadly attacks on security forces that have killed hundreds.