The al-Dhahab family in Yemen have fallen under the spotlight again after members of the US military raided an al-Qaeda site on Saturday, killing three senior leaders: Abdul Raouf al-Dhahab, Sultan al-Dhahab and Seif al-Joufi. The elder brother Abdul Ilah al-Dhahab survived the attack that targeted the house of Raouf in Bayda.
US forces in Yemen have targeted the al-Dhahab family, but who are they?
The killing of the leader of al-Dhahab clan, who led al-Qaeda in Bayda, was killed one day after his wedding and three of his brothers (File photo: AP)
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