Yemen president appoints police chiefs close to Shiite militia, Saleh

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 01:36

Yemeni President Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi has appointed top security officials known for their close ties to Shiite militiamen who have overrun the capital and to former strongman Ali Abdullah Saleh.

12 al-Qaeda suspects go on trial in Yemen

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 01:34

Amanat Sanaa's criminal prosecution team on Tuesday (January 13th) referred to court the files of 12 al-Qaeda gunmen, including the primary suspect in the kidnap of the Saudi deputy consul in Aden

Presidential mediators arrive in Yemen's flashpoint Maarib

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 01:26

A presidential mediation team has arrived in Yemen's eastern Maarib province to "look into means of defusing tension" between Shiite Houthi militants and armed tribesmen.

Pro-Houthi commander named Yemen's special forces chief

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 01:20

Yemeni President Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi on Monday appointed a man affiliated with his country's Shiite Houthi movement as the new commander of Yemen's special forces.

Iranian to stand trial in Yemen on charges of spying for Israel

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 01:03

Yemeni authorities announced yesterday that they arrested a person who holds the Iranian citizenship in the southern Hadramaut province on charges of collaborating with Israel.

Al-Qaida in Yemen urges local and international jihad

Sat, 01/10/2015 - 23:57

The al-Qaida offshoot that masterminded the bloody rampage in France has been the most active of the terror network’s branches in trying to strike in the West.

Thousands Protest in Yemen Against President and Shiite Rebels

Sat, 01/10/2015 - 23:54

Thousands of people have demonstrated in Yemen's capital to demand both the ouster of Shiite Houthi rebels who control the city as well as the country's beleaguered president.

Member Of Al Qaeda In Yemen Says Group Directed Charlie Hebdo Attack

Sat, 01/10/2015 - 23:41

(AP) — Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula directed the attack against the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris "as revenge for the honor" of Islam's Prophet Muhammad, a member of the gro

Sources: Suspect sought in Paris attack had trained in Yemen

Sat, 01/10/2015 - 23:36

The sources said Said Kouachi, 34, was in Yemen for a number of months training with al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), one of the group's most active affiliates.

Cherif Kouachi 'met jihadist terrorists in Yemen'

Sat, 01/10/2015 - 23:22

The Paris prosecutor has given more details about what authorities knew of the two brothers who carried out the massacre at the Charlie Hebdo offices.


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