Al Qaeda in Yemen said Sunday it released 73 soldiers captured by its fighters during battles with government forces in the south of the country.

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  • Al-Qaeda insurgency in Yemen
    The al-Qaeda insurgency in Yemen refers to the armed conflict between the Yemeni government with United States assistance, and al-Qaeda-affiliated cells.
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