The U.S. military conducted a counterterrorism strike against al-qaida operatives in Yemen – killing three. The strike took place on August 4th in the Shabwah Governate in central Yemen. The U.S. is putting pressure on the al-Qaida organization in Yemen to prevent them from plotting and executing attacks against the United States and Americans. Al-Qaida continues to be a significant threat and has had a destabilizing effect on Yemen. Read a news release about the strike by U.S. DoD, August 5, 2016.
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