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Al-Qaida in Yemen confirms senior leader's death

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CAIRO (AP) -- Yemen's branch of al-Qaida has confirmed the death of a senior leader, who officials say died in a bloody family feud.

A statement posted on a militant website by Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula on Monday said that government agents "motivated by the hireling regime in Sanaa" were responsible for the death of its "emir", Tariq al-Dahab.

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