Yemen in focus over US bomb plot

US sending more assistance to Yemen after group claims attempted attack on US jet.

    The US is increasing its security assistance to Yemen following a failed airline bombing attempt in the US.

    A Yemen group calling itself al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula claimed to be behind the attempted attack and Yemeni officials said security forces clashed with suspected al-Qaeda fighters on Wednesday in the western part of the country.

    Al Jazeera's Owen Fay reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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