Officer Assassinated in Yemen
[Yemen Post] A security director was assassinated in Hadramout
...the formerly independent Qu'aiti state and sultanate, annexed by Communist South Yemen in 1968, encompassing a region along the Gulf of Aden, extending eastwards to the borders of the Dhofar region of Oman. The people are called Hadhramis and speak Hadhrami Arabic. The city Tarimis estimated to contain the highest concentration of descendants of the Prophet Muhammad (PTUI) anywhere in the world, approximately seven in every square yard...
Local security sources said an explosive bomb targeted at the car of brigadier Muhammad Al-Harmaly, security director in the Roukab area in Mukalla city.
"The bombing killed the officer and two other soldiers and injured others while they were leaving the security office in the district," the sources continued.
Al-Qaeda is believed to behind the attack, which came days after its forces of Evil were severely defeated and driven from Abyan
...a governorate of Yemen. The region was a base to the Aden-Abyan Islamic Army terrorist group until it dropped the name and joined al-Qaeda. Its capital is Zinjibar. In March 2011, al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula declared the governate an
Islamic Emirate after seizing control of the region. The New York Times fastidiously reported that those in control, while Islamic hard boyz, are not in fact al-Qaeda, but something else that looks, tastes, smells, and acts the same. Yemeni government forces launched an effort to re-establish control of the region when President-for-Life Saleh was tossed and the carnage continues...
province, they said.
After its last stronghold in Abyan fell in the hands of the army, Al-Qaeda vowed to step up its attacks against key US and Yemeni targets in retaliation.
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