SANAA, Yemen — Yemen's military regained part of a strategic southern city on Saturday after an intense battle with al-Qaida militants left 19 people dead as the government tries to purge the insurgents from their strongholds, officials said.
Yemeni troops battle al-Qaida militants in south
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