Islamic Army of Aden

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Noun1.Islamic Army of Aden - Yemen-based terrorist group that supports al-Qaeda's goals; seeks to overthrow the Yemeni government and eliminate United States interests; responsible for bombings and kidnappings and killing western tourists in Yemen
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
Republic of Yemen, Yemen - a republic on the southwestern shores of the Arabian Peninsula on the Indian Ocean; formed in 1990
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Many of these veterans returned to Yemen and formed what would become known today as the Islamic Army of Aden (IAA), an Al-Qaeda affiliate.
The US government has frozen Hamza's funds for his alleged membership in the Islamic Army of Aden, the organisation that claimed responsibility for the bombing of the US destroyer Cole in Yemen in October 2000.
The official claimed alMasri was linked to the Islamic Army of Aden, which, he alleged, kidnapped and murdered four tourists.
Terror groups in Yemen include the Islamic Army of Aden, Mohammed's Army and the Islamic Deterrence Force who all claimed responsibility for the Aden attack.

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