The Battle of Zinjibar was a battle during the Yemeni Revolution between forces loyal to Yemeni leader Ali Abdullah Saleh and Islamist militant forces, possibly including elements of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), for control of the town of Zinjibar and its surroundings as part of the wider insurgency in the self-declared Al-Qaeda Emirate in Yemen. Many of the Islamist forces operating in Abyan province refer to themselves as Ansar al-Sharia ("Partisans of Sharia").

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  • The Battle of Zinjibar was a battle during the Yemeni Revolution between forces loyal to Yemeni leader Ali Abdullah Saleh and Islamist militant forces, possibly including elements of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), for control of the town of Zinjibar and its surroundings as part of the wider insurgency in the self-declared Al-Qaeda Emirate in Yemen. Many of the Islamist forces operating in Abyan province refer to themselves as Ansar al-Sharia ("Partisans of Sharia"). (en)
  • The Battle of Zinjibar was a battle between forces loyal to Yemeni leader Ali Abdullah Saleh and Islamist militant forces, possibly including elements of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), for control of the town of Zinjibar and its surroundings as part of the wider insurgency in the self-declared Al-Qaeda Emirate in Yemen. Many of the Islamist forces operating in Abyan province refer to themselves as Ansar al-Sharia ("Partisans of Sharia"). (en)
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  • 12 militants captured
  • 128 militants wounded,
  • 374-386 militants killed,
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  • *Al-Shabaab
  • *People's Committees
  • *Aden-Abyan Islamic Army
  • *Military of Yemen
  • *Tribalfighters
  • al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula
  • *Other Islamic militants
  • *Ansar al-Sharia
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  • Ansar al-Sharia victory
  • *25th Mechanized Brigade under siege in the city until rescued in mid-September 2011
  • *Several military offensives on the city repelled in June and July 2011
  • *Militants capture Zinjibar and several surrounding towns in late May 2011
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  • 111th Infantry Brigade
  • 119th Artillery Brigade
  • 2,000 fighters (later)
  • 201st Artillery Brigade
  • 25th Mechanised Brigade
  • 300 fighters (initially)
  • 400 al-Shabab fighters (since August)
  • 450 tribal fighters
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  • *Military of Yemen *Tribal fighters *People's Committees (en)
  • al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula *Ansar al-Sharia *Al-Shabaab *Aden-Abyan Islamic Army *Other Islamic militants (en)
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  • Zinjibar and surrounding towns in Abyan Governorate, Yemen (en)
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  • Ansar al-Sharia victory *Militants capture Zinjibar and several surrounding towns in late May 2011 *Several military offensives on the city repelled in June and July 2011 *25th Mechanized Brigade under siege in the city until rescued in mid-September 2011 (en)
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  • The Battle of Zinjibar was a battle between forces loyal to Yemeni leader Ali Abdullah Saleh and Islamist militant forces, possibly including elements of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), for control of the town of Zinjibar and its surroundings as part of the wider insurgency in the self-declared Al-Qaeda Emirate in Yemen. Many of the Islamist forces operating in Abyan province refer to themselves as Ansar al-Sharia ("Partisans of Sharia"). (en)
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