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  • U.S. escalates clandestine war in Yemen

     
    In an escalation of America’s clandestine war in Yemen, a small contingent of U.S. troops is providing targeting data for Yemeni airstrikes as government forces battle to dislodge Al Qaeda militants and other insurgents in the country’s...
  • Could Al Qaeda be infiltrating the Syrian uprising?

     
    Suicide bombings and sophisticated attacks on key Syrian government sites have stirred fear among some Middle East analysts that Islamic extremist groups are trying to infiltrate the 14-month-old rebellion against Syrian President Bashar Assad....
  • Man investigating attack on U.S. Embassy in Yemen killed on way to work

    Man investigating attack on U.S. Embassy in Yemen killed on way to work
    The man leading the investigation of an attack on the U.S. Embassy in Yemenwas killed Thursday, Yemeni officials said. The Yemeni national, a security official for the embassy, was shot dead on his way to work, Interior Ministry officials said. The...
  • Security Official for U.S. Embassy in Yemen Killed

    Security Official for U.S. Embassy in Yemen Killed
    Sanaa, Yemen -- A member of the team investigating an attack on the U.S. Embassy in Yemen was killed Thursday, Yemeni officials said. The Yemeni national, a security official at the embassy, was shot dead on his way to work, Interior Ministry officials...
  • UK plans Olympic security steps to tepid welcome

    UK plans Olympic security steps to tepid welcome
    LONDON (Reuters) - As Britain gears up for a big Olympic security exercise between May 2 and 9, Londoners are casting a cool eye at the multiple measures deemed necessary to protect the hundreds of thousands of people expected to visit Olympic venues....
  • Al-Qaida after bin Laden

    Al-Qaida after bin Laden
    One year after Osama bin Laden was killed by U.S. Navy SEALs at his safe house in Pakistan, a substantially weakened al-Qaida and its affiliates continue to pose a threat to the West. The Pakistan-based group's leadership has been decimated by drone...
  • Al Qaeda Airliner Bomb Plot Foiled by Saudi Secret Agent

    Al Qaeda Airliner Bomb Plot Foiled by Saudi Secret Agent
    WASHINGTON -- The agent who penetrated al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula and returned from Yemen with the group's new "airline bomb" was always under Saudi control and was not a double-agent, two sources briefed by Saudi counterterrorism officials have...
  • Foiled bomb plot shows new level of al Qaeda sophistication

    Foiled bomb plot shows new level of al Qaeda sophistication
    Investigators were studying an explosive device Tuesday that they say terrorists in Yemen crafted to slip past airport metal detectors and onto an airplane bound for the United States. U.S. intelligence agents thwarted the plot two weeks ago after...
  • Al-Qaida meets Victoria's Secret

    Al-Qaida meets Victoria's Secret
    Those sultans of style at al-Qaidahave released their line of lingerie for spring, and it's a blast. Tucked away in their secret atelier in Yemen, the fanatics of fashion have come up with an updated version of the exploding underwear that caused such a...
  • U.S. Drone Strikes Kill 10 Suspected Militants In Yemen

    U.S. Drone Strikes Kill 10 Suspected Militants In Yemen
    ADEN (Reuters) - Two apparent U.S. drone attacks killed at least 10 suspected al Qaeda-linked militants in Yemen on Saturday, while Yemeni government forces killed 15 others in a new offensive against insurgents, local and military officials said. U.S....
  • Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula's second in command killed, Yemen says

    Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula's second in command killed, Yemen says
    Yemeni forces have killed Said al-Shihri, second in command of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, the Yemeni Defense Ministry said Monday. An official military website cited a senior source saying al-Shihri was killed in an operation in Hadramawt Valley....