Yemen drives al-Qaida from 2 major strongholds
Published 06/12/2012, The Jamestown Sun
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni troops backed by armed tribesmen routed al-Qaida on Tuesday from two southern strongholds the terror network had held for more than a year, the most significant victory so far in a monthlong offensive against a local franchise that has tried time and again to bomb U.S.-bound planes.Word count: 1183
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