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Yemen in focus over US bomb plot
US sending more assistance to Yemen after group claims attempted attack on US jet.
Last Modified: 31 Dec 2009 00:05 GMT

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.

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