Islamic Army of Aden-Abyan

noun
Yemen-based terrorist group that supports al-Qaeda's goals; seeks to overthrow the Yemeni government and eliminate United States interests; responsible for bombings and kidnappings and killing western tourists in Yemen
Regions: ↑Yemen, ↑Republic of Yemen

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