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  • Saudi court sentences one to death, 13 to jail, for attacks

    RIYADH (Reuters) - A Saudi Arabian court on Monday sentenced one man to death and 13 others to prison terms of up to 30 years for their part in a series of militant attacks against government and foreign targets last decade, state media reported. The...
  • Obama's Foreign Policy Needs Firmer Hand

    In President Barack Obama's sometimes maddeningly cautious foreign policy, you can see him struggling to answer what may be the hardest question of his presidency: How should the United States project power in a disorderly world without making the same...
  • Drone kills three suspected al Qaeda militants in Yemen

    A drone attack killed three suspected al Qaeda militants on Saturday in Yemen's eastern Hadramout province, a local official told Reuters. "The three armed men were traveling in a vehicle along a desert stretch between Yemen and Saudi Arabia's border...
  • Two soldiers, four militants killed in eastern Yemen: official

    ADEN (Reuters) - Two Yemeni soldiers and four suspected militants were killed when soldiers raided a house used by insurgents in the restive eastern province of Hadramout, a local security official said on Sunday. Hadramout has seen an increased level of...
  • Yemen's AQAP calls on Islamists to target America after Iraq air strikes

    SANAA (Reuters) - Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, one of the group's deadliest franchises, called on Islamists to target the United States, after Washington launched air strikes in Iraq against Islamist militants who operate as the Islamic State. In a...
  • Plot to kill former Yemeni president with bomb in tunnel under compound foiled -aide

    SANAA (Reuters) - An aide to Yemen's former president Ali Abdullah Saleh said on Thursday his security team had uncovered a plot to kill him with explosives planted in a tunnel running to a mosque inside his residential compound in Sanaa. Yemen's...
  • Army judge orders solo hearing for alleged 9/11 plotter at Guant�namo

    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba The military judge in charge of the Sept. 11 terrorism trial has decided to start this week's pretrial hearings with just one of the alleged plotters, Ramzi bin al Shibh, at the war court on Monday. At issue: The Pentagon...
  • Al Qaeda secuestra y mata a 14 soldados en Yemen

    (Reuters) - Militantes de Al Qaeda secuestraron el viernes a 14 soldados yemeníes cuando regresaban a casa en autobús en el este del país y los ejecutaron, en un acto calificado por las autoridades como una venganza por la reciente ofensiva del ejército...
  • The drone warfare drawbacks

    The drone has become America's counter-terrorism weapon of choice. But does drone warfare really further U.S. goals abroad? To wartime strategists under both George W. Bush and Barack Obama, the new weapon, like many innovations in the history of...
  • The Arab crisis: The tragedy of the Arabs

    A civilisation that used to lead the world is in ruins--and only the locals can rebuild it A THOUSAND years ago, the great cities of Baghdad, Damascus and Cairo took turns to race ahead of the Western world. Islam and innovation were twins. The...
  • Fallujah redux [Commentary]

    Fallujah redux [Commentary]
    When I departed Fallujah, Iraq in October 2007 after a six-month deployment with the U.S. Navy as a tribal and political engagement officer, I left a city that appeared to have turned its back on Islamic radicalism and was focused on peacefully...