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12 Yemeni Soldiers Killed in Attack

Suspected al-Qaida militants have attacked a military checkpoint in southern Yemen and killed at least 12 soldiers.   Officials say others soldiers were wounded in the attack, which took place on Thursday near a village in Shabwa province.   Yemen is the stronghold of al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, one of the terror group's most active branches.   The military has launched an offensive to drive the group out of its strongholds in southern Yemen. Officials believe...

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