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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.

Al-Qaeda in Yemen says it's responsible for Paris attack

Sat, 01/10/2015 - 04:29

Al-Qaeda's affiliate in Yemen claimed responsibility on Friday for the terrorist massacre at a Paris satirical weekly, drawing attention to a deadly militant organization that has long harbored int

Al-Qaeda has become stronger than before in Yemen, Analyst

Thu, 01/08/2015 - 23:40

The Yemeni political activist Jamal Al-Awadhi said to YemenOnline that al-Qaeda attacks increased in different Yemeni provinces than ever because  of the expansion of the Shiite   Houthis in the Su

UN Security Council strongly condemns Yemen bomb attack

Thu, 01/08/2015 - 22:41

The UN Security Council on Wednesday condemned "in the strongest terms" the bomb attack against the Police Academy in Sanaa, Yemen.

Yemeni authorities again fail to bring American detainee to court appearance

Thu, 01/08/2015 - 22:23

 Yemeni authorities failed to bring an American who has been held for nearly five years to a scheduled court appearance for the seventh successive time on Wednesday, according to his lawyers.

Yemeni TV Correspondent First Journalist Killed in 2015

Thu, 01/08/2015 - 22:19

Before Wednesday’s deadly attack on the offices of a satirical magazine in Paris, Khalid Mohammed al-Washali, a local Yemeni TV correspondent, became the first journalist to be killed in 2015.

Yemen tribes in Mareb province preparing to ward off Houthi offensive: sources

Thu, 01/08/2015 - 21:55

Tribes from Yemen’s Ma’rib province have begun preparations to repel fighters loyal to the Houthi movement attempting to take control of the oil-rich region, local sources told Asharq Al-Awsat

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