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  • A rehab model for Gitmo detainees

      This week, the Senate takes up a White House-backed defense authorization bill that would reduce the restrictions on repatriating Yemeni nationals held in the Guantanamo Bay detention facility. These changes are long overdue. Many of these detainees...
  • Witness recalls demo in 'how to slit a throat' as terror trial opens

    NEW YORK -- On a ranch in rural Oregon, a radical Muslim holding a dagger with a curved blade yanked back the head of a kneeling young man and brought the metal to his neck.  "He said he was going to show us how to properly slice someone's throat,"...
  • U.S. steps up drone strikes against militants in Yemen

    WASHINGTON — Prompted in part by a video in which Al Qaeda leaders taunted the United States, the CIA launched lethal drone strikes in Yemen that marked an escalation in the Obama administration's shadow war against the terrorist network's most...
  • U.S. drone strike on Yemen wedding party kills 17

    U.S. drone strike on Yemen wedding party kills 17
    SANA, Yemen -- Anger over the American drone campaign against militants in Yemen swelled Friday with word that most of those killed in a strike a day earlier were civilians in a wedding party. The death toll reached 17 overnight, hospital officials in...
  • Bin Laden son-in-law seeks delay in his New York terrorism trial

    WASHINGTON — Defense lawyers in the upcoming New York terrorism trial of Osama bin Laden's son-in-law asked for a 45-day delay Tuesday, saying their case hinges on testimony that self-confessed Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Shaikh Mohammed is...
  • Guantanamo Bay detainee pleads guilty in 2002 tanker bombing

    WASHINGTON — A Guantanamo Bay prisoner who was a relative of one of the Sept. 11 hijackers pleaded guilty Thursday in the bombing attack of a French oil tanker off the coast of Yemen. Top military officials pointed to the plea as an example of the...
  • Film Review: 'The Oscar-Nominated Short Films 2014: Documentary'

    In selecting its shortform nonfiction nominees this year, the Academy chose to celebrate directors who found a way to humanize heavy issues. While the underlying subjects range from hate crimes to the Holocaust, the films themselves feel intimate and...
  • 'British Indy Jones' on quest to find South Florida's Jewish history

    'British Indy Jones' on quest to find South Florida's Jewish history
    After tangling with snakes and dodging gunfire while venturing into remote and dangerous regions, he's become known as the British Indiana Jones. But instead of trying to find the Holy Grail, Tudor Parfitt's passion is tracing the ancestral history of...
  • U.S. considers releasing another Guantanamo Bay detainee

    U.S. considers releasing another Guantanamo Bay detainee
    WASHINGTON — Ali Ahmad Razihi, accused of being a former bodyguard to Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, hopes someday to leave the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay and return to Yemen, where he plans to marry and help his family in their fruit and...
  • Yemeni militants attack elite paratroopers, killing 20

    SANA, Yemen -- Militants believed linked to Al Qaeda staged a deadly dawn strike Monday on a remote checkpoint in southern Yemen, killing 20 elite paramilitary troops and wounding eight others in the latest blow to government forces at the hands of...
  • U.S. launches drone strikes against Al Qaeda targets in Yemen

    WASHINGTON — Prompted in part by a recent video that showed Al Qaeda leaders in Yemen openly taunting the United States, the CIA launched lethal drone strikes over the last three days that marked a sharp acceleration of the Obama administration&...