Iraq and Yemen aren’t the same — and what’s “working” in Yemen isn’t really even working in Yemen.
In September 2008, seven militants in Sanaa killed themselves and 12 others in the deadliest assault on a U.S. Embassy in a decade. And if not for an unlikely hero, things would have been unimaginably worse.
Why is the man who masterminded al-Qaeda’s first attack against the U.S. now working as a security official in Yemen?
“Other journalists are next.”
Congo and Syria get most of the press, but sexual violence is rampant in conflict zones around the world.
The U.S. and Yemen launch the biggest offensive against al-Qaeda in four years.
The airstrike intended for an al Qaeda convoy reportedly struck the wedding convoy instead.
The blast has reportedly killed at least 52 people. Yemen’s al-Qaida branch has taken responsibility for the attack.
The man was apparently firing the gun out of celebration.
I is for I’ll be there for you.
“On Sunday, August 11, the Department of State will re-open 18 of the 19 embassies and consulates that were closed recently,” the State Department said in a statement. The U.S. Embassy in Sanaa, Yemen and the U.S. Consulate in Lahore, Pakistan will remain closed.
Drawing on information from the Bureau of Investigative Journalism and other media reports, British blogger and artist James Bridle compiles Google satellite images to show what the areas where drone strikes hit really look like. You can check out his website to read more about his mission and methodology.
Three U.S. officials say the intelligence came from a conference call, but some are skeptical of the report. Meanwhile, Yemen authorities foiled a plot to blow up oil pipelines, take over a major port, and kidnap or kill foreigners working there.
Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) has been the only part of al-Qaeda to show any operational capacity to launch attacks against the U.S. homeland over the past few years.
The State Department ordered the evacuation Tuesday of all non-emergency government workers from Yemen and urged U.S. citizens to leave the country over the potential of an al-Qaeda attack.
Communications between al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahri in Pakistan and his deputy in Yemen led the U.S. government to tighten security and shutdown diplomatic posts.
Powerful video of Nada al-Ahdal, a Yemeni girl who was to be married off at age 10. Some are concerned with the accuracy of the translation, but the video has been posted on MSN and, with a detailed backstory, at NOW.
Protesters fought their way past two security barriers at the consulate, shattering windows, shaking gates, and destroying anything in their path. Another retaliation to a U.S. filmmaker’s offensive Islam movie.
Who wants to look like an obese chipmunk with a mouth full of green, slobbery cancer? No wonder there’s a movement afoot in Yemen to end this rather off-putting practice.
Were they talking about the cargo terror plot in this meeting on January 31st?
Guys, not to be talking ourselves up too much, but Socotra Island, just off Yemen’s coast, is one of the most beautiful and untouched spots on Earth. It’s worth knowing about.
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Senator Joeseph Lieberman (I-CT) on Fox News Sunday, mentions the need for full body scanners and a preemptive attack on Yemen.
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