Yemen’s al Qaeda condemns ‘deviant’ IS rivals after Aden attack

Al Qaeda in Yemen has labelled the rival jihadist Islamic State (IS) group “deviant” and distanced itself from an IS-claimed suicide attack in Aden last week that killed dozens of soldiers.
“We explicitly declare that we were not involved in any way in this operation,” Ansar al-Sharia, al Qaeda’s branch in Yemen, said in a statement received by AFP on Thursday.
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