| Dec 8, 2014
| 11:13 AM
When U.S. special forces carried out a raid in Yemen that led to the deaths of two hostages -- one American, the other South African -- they were unaware of negotiations to free the South African, U.S. officials said Monday.
| Dec 9, 2014
| 7:36 AM
Yolande Korkie allowed herself to imagine embracing her husband, schoolteacher Pierre Korkie, when she was told Saturday he was about to be freed by militants holding him hostage in Yemen and would be home by Christmas.
Instead, she received his remains...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 10:00 AM
U.S. intelligence officials are looking closely at what role Al Qaeda's affiliate in Yemen may have played in the attack on a newspaper office in Paris this week that killed 12 after determining that one of the gunmen trained with the terrorist group....
| Dec 3, 2014
| 8:48 AM
A massive vehicle bomb exploded Wednesday outside the residence of the Iranian ambassador in Yemen’s increasingly chaotic capital. The envoy was not in the building at the time, but at least three people, including the bomber, were killed and more...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 1:46 PM
As an unrepentant sponsor of terrorism that abhors Western values, Iran just successfully circumvented another deadline surrounding its negotiations with the P5+1 world powers in Vienna. With another diplomatic deadline calendared, it is imperative...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 3:26 PM
The United States has released five detainees from its detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, including the first Yemeni detainee to be resettled since 2010, officials said on Thursday.
Three of the detainees were sent to the Republic of Georgia,...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 3:42 PM
The Nobel Peace Prize committee rightly cited the work that Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi did to lead the "struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education," but it was Malala's work...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 5:17 PM
A peace agreement signed in Yemen on Sunday offered hope for a resolution to a spate of sectarian violence that has killed more than 140 people and reportedly led to the resignation of the country’s prime minister.
The impoverished but...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 8:05 AM
Is America responsible for the chaos engulfing the Middle East? It is a question not far from many a Washington discussion of current events. With the Islamic State's fanatics erasing the region's colonial borders, for some the answer is evident: The U.S....
| Jun 12, 2014
| 5:05 PM
President Obama said Thursday that the administration was considering "all options," including military action, to help the government of Iraq fend off advancing Sunni Muslim extremists. But we would be surprised — and disappointed — if the...
| May 28, 2014
| 5:48 PM
With the end of the nation's longest war in sight, President Obama on Wednesday outlined his vision for a U.S. foreign policy that is skeptical of new military engagements and prepared to juggle high-tech threats, rising regional powers and terrorist...