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In New Era of Terrorism, Voice From Yemen Echoes as France Declares ‘War’

Sat, 01/10/2015 - 23:18

For more than five years now, as Western terrorism investigators have searched for critical influences behind the latest jihadist plot, one name has surfaced again and again.

Sources: Suspect sought in Paris attack had trained in Yemen

Sat, 01/10/2015 - 04:50

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. 

Violence Grows in Yemen as Al Qaeda Tries to Fight Its Way Back

Thu, 01/08/2015 - 21:48

Yemen — When Houthi fighters swept into this town and broke the grip of

Yemeni Officials Say Shi’ite Rebels Have More Sunnis Backing al-Qaeda

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 21:15

Yemen has been a mess in a lot of ways for a lot of years, but one thing it hasn’t traditionally had, despite its population being split between Sunnis and Shi’ites, is sectarian warfare.

Yemen's al-Qaida thrives on Sunni backlash to Shiite rebel

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 00:00

Al-Qaida's branch in Yemen is surging in strength, finding new support and recruits among the country's Sunni tribesmen, in a backlash to drone strikes and the rise to power of Shiite rebels who ha

In Yemen, rebel backlash strengthens al-Qaida

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 23:53

Al-Qaida’s branch in Yemen is finding new support and recruits among the country’s Sunni tribesmen, in a backlash to drone strikes and the rise to power of Shi’ite rebels who have taken over the ca

7,700 Yemenis killed in 2014

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 12:06

Over 7,700 Yemenis were killed over the course of 2014 due to armed clashes, according to a study published by a Yemeni NGO late Saturday.

Yemen's descent into chaos affects all of us

Mon, 12/29/2014 - 23:17

When the Arab Spring protests swept the Middle East in 2011, Yemen was among the first countries to see a popular uprising against a long-entrenched dictator.

Yemen: Al-Qaeda 'in a war of attrition'

Mon, 12/29/2014 - 15:11

Yemen - As fighting between Yemen's warring groups intensified, the recent clashes between Houthi fighters and al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) could turn into a wider sectarian conflict, a

Houthi militants face guerrilla campaign in Arhab

Wed, 12/24/2014 - 03:05

Two Houthis were killed and four others injured on Sunday after they stormed the booby-trapped house of a tribal figure in Al-Makarib village, Arhab district.

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