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  • Car bomb blast targets Yemen Defense Ministry; 25 killed

    Car bomb blast targets Yemen Defense Ministry; 25 killed
    SANA, Yemen -- Assailants in military uniforms Thursday crashed an explosives-laden vehicle into the gates of the Defense Ministry, causing multiple casualties, security sources said. The strike, in a crowded and bustling part of the capital, then set...
  • Yemen attack bears hallmarks of Al Qaeda; at least 52 dead

    SANA, Yemen -- In a strike that bore the hallmarks of Al Qaeda, assailants in military uniforms staged a brazen daytime assault Thursday on Yemen’s defense ministry, setting off a daylong battle that killed at least four dozen people and left scores...
  • City Lights: Documentary provides change from American obsession

    City Lights: Documentary provides change from American obsession
    When I saw the ads for "American Hustle," the new Jennifer Lawrence movie that's fast racking up Oscar buzz, I realized I had reached a breaking point of sorts. It's easy, after all, for a tried-and-true property to cross the line into media saturation....
  • Could data collection have stopped 9/11? White House thinks so

    WASHINGTON — Many of President Obama's closest advisors have embraced a controversial assessment of one of the National Security Agency's major data collection programs — the belief that the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks could have been...
  • Film Review: 'The Mulberry House'

    A rare glimpse into a Yemeni household's response to recent upheaval as well as a quasi-diary recording the director's return to her roots, "The Mulberry House" is Sara Ishaq's deeply personal memoir of family and revolution. The daughter of a Yemeni...
  • Fewer U.S. drone strikes seen

    Six months after President Obama vowed to change his administration's approach to lethal drone missile strikes, the pace of aerial attacks has fallen sharply, thanks in part to stricter targeting criteria. Obama also promised to make the drone...
  • Don't clone Guantanamo

    In recent months, President Obama has rededicated himself to his longtime goal of closing the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, and there are signs that Congress may assist him in making good on that promise. It will depend on whether the final 2014...
  • N.Y. man arrested, charged in terrorism tied to Al Qaeda in Yemen

    A Brentwood, N.Y., man was arrested on Friday in his Long Island home and charged with wanting to join Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula and wage holy war against the foes of Islam, officials said. Marcos Alonso Zea, also known as Ali Zea, was charged...
  • U.S. holds talks about Yemen detention center for Guantanamo inmates

    U.S. holds talks about Yemen detention center for Guantanamo inmates
    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is in talks with Yemeni officials to set up a detention facility outside their capital to hold dozens of terrorism suspects from Guantanamo Bay and Afghanistan, U.S. and Yemeni officials say. The plan...
  • Militants attack troops in southern Yemen, kill 12

    Militants attack troops in southern Yemen, kill 12
    SANA, Yemen -- In the latest attack by suspected Al Qaeda militants in a former stronghold, an explosives-laden vehicle blew up inside a military base in southern Yemen on Friday, killing an estimated 12 soldiers and injuring more than a dozen others,...
  • Childbirth in the Arab world: No longer so early or so often

    Childbirth in the Arab world: No longer so early or so often
    Rising expectations of newlyweds living in their own homes and broader use of family planning in certain parts of the Arab world have drastically changed population dynamics in the region, with women marrying later and having few children, the...