Members of the pro-government Popular Committees militia man a checkpoint at an entrance of Yemen's southern port city of Aden December 3, 2015. REUTERS/Nasser Awad
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Yemeni government forces backed by Arab coalition aircraft and gunboats drove Al-Qaeda militants out of the city of Zinjibar in eastern Yemen Sunday, residents said.The militants have since repeatedly withdrawn from and returned to Zinjibar and Jaar, the capital of Abyan and the province's second largest city.Residents and military sources said hundreds of government troops battled their way into Zinjibar, where some 100,000 people live, and captured the local government headquarters from retreating Al-Qaeda militants.
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