SAN'A, Yemen - A rocket attack on Wednesday damaged a British diplomatic car in the capital San'a, wounding three bystanders and an embassy staffer, a Yemeni and British officials said.

SAN'A, Yemen - A Yemeni security official says a mortar round exploded near a British diplomatic motorcade not far from its embassy in the capital San'a.

SAN'A, Yemen - Yemeni troops on Friday managed to drive al-Qaida fighters from a southern town after five days of clashes, a senior security official said, ending an operation that was part of the government's escalated campaign to uproot the terror network's local offshoot.

SAN'A, Yemen - Al-Qaida militants holed up in a village in south Yemen on Wednesday fought off repeated attempts by government troops backed by tanks and heavy artillery to retake the besieged town, officials said.

SAN'A, Yemen - Yemeni officials say government troops laying siege to al-Qaida militants holed up in a village in the country's south have failed to retake the town because of fierce resistance.
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