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Armed Group Threatens to Take Over Capital of Yemen

An armed group suspected of ties to Al-Qaeda, says it is closing in on the Yemeni capital of Sana'a, according to Friday report by Al-Jazeera.

Earlier this week, Ansar Ash-Sharia took over Radda, 170 kilometers/111 miles to the southeast.

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