Al Qaeda still reaping oil profits in Yemen despite battlefield reverses
Friday, 27 May 2016 DUBAI/LONDON/CAIRO (Reuters) - Al Qaeda may have been pushed out of the enclave it carved out in Yemen as the country descended into civil war, but the militants are still entrenched in other parts of the country's south, reaping profits from smuggled fuel.
Although al Qaeda has been driven from their enclave in war-torn Yemen, the militants are still reaping profits from smuggled oil.
Following an offensive in the Gulf, militants have fled the seaport of Mukalla by the hundreds to the neighboring province of Shabwa.
Now al Qaeda's contingent on the...