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Funeral for soldiers killed in suspected al Qaeda attacks in Yemen

A Yemeni boy holds a poster of his father, who was killed in an attack in the city of Aden, during his funeral in Sanaa, Yemen, on Aug. 20, 2012.
A Yemeni boy holds a poster of his father, who was killed in an attack in the city of Aden, during his funeral in Sanaa, Yemen, on Aug. 20, 2012.Hani Mohammed / AP
An honor guard carries the coffin of a soldier killed in an attack in the city of Aden during a funeral in Sanaa, Yemen, on Aug. 20, 2012.
An honor guard carries the coffin of a soldier killed in an attack in the city of Aden during a funeral in Sanaa, Yemen, on Aug. 20, 2012.Hani Mohammed / AP

Reuters reports - Suspected al Qaeda-linked militants killed at least 14 Yemeni soldiers and security guards on Saturday in a car bomb and grenade attack on the intelligence service headquarters in the southern port city of Aden.

The United States has been pouring aid into Yemen to stem the threat of attacks from al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) and to try to prevent any spillover of violence into neighboring Saudi Arabia, the world's top oil exporter. Full Story

A Yemeni boy holds a poster of his father, who was killed in an attack in the city of Aden, during his funeral in Sanaa, Yemen, on Aug. 20, 2012.
A Yemeni boy holds a poster of his father, who was killed in an attack in the city of Aden, during his funeral in Sanaa, Yemen, on Aug. 20, 2012.Hani Mohammed / AP

Yemeni honor guards carry the coffins of the victims of bombing attacks during a funeral procession in Sana'a, Yemen, on Aug. 20, 2012.
Yemeni honor guards carry the coffins of the victims of bombing attacks during a funeral procession in Sana'a, Yemen, on Aug. 20, 2012.Yahya Arhab / EPA

 

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