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Al-Qaeda Establishes its base in Yemen
By Middle East Observatory
Dec 16, 2011 - 9:52:15 AM

According to a report that appeared in Yemeni News Paper Maareb Press, Ansar al-Shariaa took hold of the city Azzan in Shabwa District. According to people interviewd in the city, Al-Qaeda members who operated in the city for years, took control the minute the security forces pulled out from the city. One of the people revealed that al-Qaeda is runing the city, they are rehabilitating Azzan hospital, organizing the market, resolving local conflicts, cut hands of thieves, ....

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