FILE - In this Tuesday, June 12, 2012 file photo provided by the Yemen Defense Ministry, a Yemeni army soldier, left, flees for cover at the frontline of fighting with al-Qaida militants near the city of Zinjibar, Yemen. In the past few years, al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, as the group's branch in Yemen is known, has been bolstering its operations in the Middle East nation. (AP Photo/Yemen Defense Ministry, File)

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FILE - In this Tuesday, June 12, 2012 file photo provided by the Yemen Defense Ministry, a Yemeni army soldier, left, flees for cover at the frontline of fighting with al-Qaida militants near the city of Zinjibar, Yemen. In the past few years, al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, as the group's branch in Yemen is known, has been bolstering its operations in the Middle East nation. (AP Photo/Yemen Defense Ministry, File)
FILE - In this Tuesday, June 12, 2012 file photo provided by the Yemen Defense Ministry, a Yemeni army soldier, left, flees for cover at the frontline of fighting with al-Qaida militants near the city of Zinjibar, Yemen. In the past few years, al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, as the group's branch in Yemen is known, has been bolstering its operations in the Middle East nation. (AP Photo/Yemen Defense Ministry, File)
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