Fighting in Yemen between the government and rebels in the north has suffered another outbreak. The recent clashes have killed 19 as seperatist Shia rebels, backed by Iran, are fighting a pro-government tribe. Unfortunately the fighting is also flaring in the south where elements associated with AQAP have launched their own attack:
Elsewhere, in southern Yemen five soldiers were killed in an ambush in an area where al-Qaeda is active.
The ambush occurred in Shabwa province, and is reportedly the third attack on government troops by militants in the area in five weeks.