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New al Qaida claim in Paris attack offers no hard evidence of link

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 09:16

The top spokesman for the Yemen branch of al Qaida publicly took credit Wednesday for the bloody attack on a French satirical newspaper, confirming a statement that had been emailed to reporters la

Al Qaeda in Yemen claims responsibility for Charlie Hebdo attack

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 22:15

Al Qaeda's affiliate in Yemen has released a video claiming responsibility for last week's deadly attack by two gunmen on the offices of the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris.

Yemen Al-Qaeda Formed, Backed by US: Ansarullah

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 01:40

A spokesman for Yemen's Shiite Ansarullah movement blamed the US for bringing al-Qaeda fighters into Yemen, saying intelligence services of the US and certain regional states have been kept informe

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.

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