On 1 February 2016 forces of the Yemeni Al Qaeda (AQAP) captured the town of Azzan in southern Yemen from the Yemeni government.
While the government of Yemen and the Sunni coalition led by Saudi Arabia that supports it fight against Iranian-backed Houthis, Al Qaeda is trying to make gains in the government’s lightly protected rear.
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