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Yemen al-Qaeda: War is against US
Men claiming to be al-Qaeda leaders say that they are not fighting the Yemeni state.
Last Modified: 22 Dec 2009 10:43 GMT

Men claiming to be leaders of al-Qaeda have made a rare public appearance in Yemen, telling an anti-government rally the fight is against the US, not the country's army.

The statement was made at an al-Qaeda training camp in southern Yemen - the same one that was attacked by the Americans leaving more than 30 dead.

Al Jazeera's Tarek Bazley has this exclusive report.

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