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A Message To My Child, In Memory Of The Revolution In Yemen

Raghda Gamal | Posted 02.11.2016 | World
Raghda Gamal

I wanted the Yemen that you live in, to be different from the one I lived in. I wanted your education to be a different education and your life to be a different life. I wanted a position in life for you as a woman, better than it is at the moment.

Yemen: Backing Saudis = Unleashing Al Qaeda

Michael Brenner | Posted 06.27.2015 | World
Michael Brenner

Yemen is the latest mishap where the American assisted Saudi bombardment of the Houthis (along with killing 1,000 civilians) has skidded to a sudden stop just short of the abyss. Washington policy is now stranded in no-man's-land with no way forward or back -- yet having already incurred major damage.

Yemen's Houthis Ready For Talks If Air Strikes Stop, Claims Senior Member

Reuters | Posted 06.05.2015 | World

By Yara Bayoumy CAIRO, April 5 (Reuters) - Yemen's Houthis are ready to sit down for peace talks as long as a Saudi-led air campaign i...

Why the Conflicts in Tikrit and Yemen Signal a New Middle Eastern War

Alastair Crooke | Posted 05.26.2015 | World
Alastair Crooke

BEIRUT -- With the Iranian involvement against ISIS in the assault on Tikrit, and the Saudi invasion of Yemen to stem the tide of Iranian influence, we have entered a new Middle Eastern war.

Akbar Shahid Ahmed

"Key Partner" In War On Terror Is In Chaos, Top General Says | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 11.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When President Barack Obama prepared the nation in September for yet another military engagement in the Middle East, he made sure to cit...

Air Strike Kills Dozens Of Suspected Al Qaeda Militants In Yemen

Reuters | Posted 06.20.2014 | World

ADEN, Yemen, April 20 (Reuters) - Air strikes in southern Yemen killed about 25 suspected al Qaeda members on Sunday, local tribal sources said, in ...

Yemeni Soldiers Killed After Militants Shoot Down Helicopter

Agence France Presse | | Posted 10.06.2013 | World

Yemeni tribesmen shot down an army helicopter killing eight soldiers, on Tuesday, during a clash over repairs to a main oil pipeline blown up by sabot...

Yemeni President Offers Washington-backed Drone Endorsement

Hanna Trudo | Posted 11.28.2012 | World
Hanna Trudo

Yemeni President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi offered a salient endorsement of the Obama administration's use of drone strikes in his country, stating, "They have zero margin of error, if you know exactly what you're aiming at."

Nobel Laureate Slams U.S. Drone Strikes

Reuters | Posted 07.30.2012 | World

DOHA, May 30 (Reuters) - Nobel Peace Prize-winning Yemeni opposition activist Tawakul Karman said on Wednesday U.S. drone strikes were ineffective b...

Yemen's Other Crises

Letta Tayler | Posted 07.22.2012 | World
Letta Tayler

International attention should not only be focused on al Qaeda and its affiliates -- the need to hold human rights violators to account and a deepening humanitarian crisis should also be high on their agenda.

The Travel Detective: The Foiled Underwear Bomb Plot

Peter Greenberg | Posted 07.14.2012 | Travel
Peter Greenberg

The real reason why this was a victory is that the bomb was stopped "en route," meaning that it never had a chance to be placed aboard the aircraft. It never got near an airport.

Andrea Stone

Why Saudi Intelligence Coup In Underwear Bomb Plot Is Cause For Pause | Andrea Stone | Posted 05.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The thwarting of an al Qaeda plot to send an underwear bomber on a U.S.-bound jetliner is more than an intelligence coup in the battle a...

Al Qaeda In Arabian Peninsula (AQAP)

Jonathan Masters | Posted 12.27.2011 | World
Jonathan Masters

Months of political unrest in Yemen, including a popular effort to unseat longtime President Ali Abdullah Saleh, have strained U.S.-Yemeni counterterrorism cooperation and called into question U.S. policy toward the fragile Gulf state.

Andrea Stone

Does Killing Of U.S.-Born Cleric Anwar Al-Awlaki Make America Safer? | Andrea Stone | Posted 11.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The killing of American-born cleric Anwar al-Awlaki in Yemen has brought cheers from lawmakers and terrorism experts, but it remains an ...

Car Bomb In Yemen Kills 6, Injures 15

Posted 09.24.2011 | World

ADEN/SANAA, July 24 (Reuters) - A booby-trapped car drove into an army checkpoint outside of Yemen's southern port city of Aden and exploded in an app...

Andrea Stone

Experts Say Al Qaeda Prison Break In Yemen A 'Setback' In Fight Against Terror, 'Harbinger' Of Worse To Come | Andrea Stone | Posted 08.22.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- A prison break in South Yemen that saw dozens of al Qaeda militants escape Wednesday is the latest troubling sign that the political uph...

Is Yemen the Next Afghanistan?

Robert Barrett, PhD | Posted 07.31.2011 | World
Robert Barrett, PhD

Al Qaeda's ability to exploit anti-Western sentiment in Yemen -- especially if its new civilian city-base is attacked by Western missiles -- may be easily accomplished.

How To Really Help Yemen Stop Their Civil War

Dr. David Liepert | Posted 07.24.2011 | Religion
Dr. David Liepert

Let's try something new for a change, using age-old wisdom that actually worked: one that has brought peace to both ancient Arabia and the so-called "new" world already.

Thousands Protest In Yemen

AP/The Huffington Post | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Tens of thousands of people called for the Yemeni president's ouster in protests across the country on Thursday inspired by the ...

Top Five Reasons Al Qaeda In Yemen Will Be Hard To 'Destroy'

Christian Science Monitor | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Friday's discovery of US-bound suspicious packages that originated in Yemen highlights the threat of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), a 2009 ...

15 Central Park West Diverts All UPS, Fed Ex Packages In Wake Of Mail-Bomb Plot | C.J. SULLIVAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

At least one celeb-magnet Manhattan apartment building is stepping up security for package deliveries because of the mail-bomb plot unveiled on Friday...

Theo Padnes, American Writer, Undercover With Yemen Islamists

GlobalPost | Tom Fenton | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BOSTON �" The dorm �" a long corridor lined with shoebox rooms shared by roommates �" was just like any other student dwelling, aside from the s...

Yemen: The Real Conflict

The Real News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
The Real News

Poverty, dictatorship & suppression of socialist movement till soil for extremist forces. We need your support now more than ever. Help us continu...

Sheik Abdul Majid Al-Zindani: Yemen's Controversial Cleric

GlobalPost | Heather Murdock | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SANAA, Yemen -- His smile is wide and his round face crinkles when he laughs. His beard, dyed orange with henna, fans outward....

Saving States From Terrorists (or, Stand with Westphalia)

Mike Signer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mike Signer

As we enter a shiny new decade, we should embrace a cozy and decidedly pre-modern tradition: the system of sovereign states that has served us well since the 17th century.