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Yemen Clashes Continue Despite Cease-Fire Agreement

Mon, 01/19/2015 - 21:24

SAN'A, Yemen—Clashes erupted across Yemen’s capital on Monday as Houthi militants demanded a greater say in the crafting of the country’s constitution, days after kidnapping a top presidential aide

Yemen: Ma’rib tribes on high alert ahead of Houthi advance

Sun, 01/18/2015 - 17:54

More than 14,000 tribal fighters have been placed on high alert in Yemen’s western Ma’rib governorate ahead of a feared Houthi attack on the strategic province, local tribal sources told Asharq Al-

What We Know About Al-Qaeda in Yemen

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 20:57

By Lucy Draper

‘Yemen could have helped avoid Paris attacks’

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 22:33

Yemeni security officials said the United States and France failed to pass on intelligence information about Said Kouachi, one of the brothers behind the attack on a French magazine who trained wit

Paris gunman told Yemeni he lived with ‘underwear bomber'

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 01:30

One of the men behind last week’s deadly rampage in Paris claimed to have lived with the Nigerian behind the failed al-Qaida “underwear bomb” plot five years ago, a Yemeni reporter who met the Pari

Iran’s shallow influence in Yemen

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 01:18

Ever since Sanaa fell into the hands of the Houthis on Sept.

The American who inspires terror from Paris to the U.S.

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 00:59

(CNN)The deadliest jihadist terrorist attack in Europe in a decade was inspired and perhaps even was instigated by an American citizen, Anwar al-Awlaki, who died in a CIA drone strike in Yemen in 2

Yemeni official: Said Kouachi visited Yemen in 2011, linked up with al-Qaeda

Sat, 01/10/2015 - 23:47

SANAA, Yemen — Said Kouachi, the elder of two brothers accused of carrying out France’s deadliest terrorist attack in decades, visited Yemen in 2011 on the pretext of Islamic studies and instead li

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.


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