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Ahmed Abu Khattala has denied any role in the attack that killed Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens, and the charges were filed under seal in the United States. Yemen was thrust back into the forefront of the international fight against terrorism when the U.S. and Britain evacuated embassy staff due to a threatened attack. A suspected U.S. drone killed four alleged members of al-Qaida, and militants shot down a Yemeni army helicopter. A wave of bombings, mainly targeting markets in and near Baghdad, killed 36 people on Tuesday, officials said, the latest in a surge of violence that has gripped Iraq.