UK Muslim preacher Abu Hamza convicted in NYC terrorism trial

May 20, 2014

UK Muslim preacher Abu Hamza convicted in NYC terrorism trial

An Islamist whose fiery sermons before and after 9/11 attracted extremists to his London mosque was convicted Monday in a trial that a prosecutor said should provide justice for the victims of a kidnapping in Yemen more than a decade ago. The 56-year-old cleric, ...

May 16, 2014

Media's one-sided Yemen spin

by Ramzy Baroud

According to the Western narrative, Yemen exists for one purpose and nothing else: maintain Western interests in that part of the world. When these interests are threatened, only then does Yemen matter.

May 11, 2014

Suicide bomber kills six soldiers in latest Yemen violence

A suicide car bomber killed 10 Yemeni army officers, one civilian and wounded many others Sunday after targeting a military police building in the southern coastal city of Mukallah, a local security official said. The blast appeared to be a revenge attack by al-Qaida ...

May 10, 2014

Yemen braces for al-Qaida reprisals over army offensive

Yemeni security forces were on high alert Saturday for more al-Qaida reprisals over an offensive against them, after militants killed five presidential guards and ambushed the defence minister’s convoy. The interior ministry said security forces in Sanaa had been reinforced, particularly around government installations ...

May 10, 2014

U.S. officers kill armed civilians in Yemen capital

Two U.S. officers shot and killed two armed civilians who tried to kidnap them last month in Yemen’s capital, a State Department official said Friday. The New York Times said a lieutenant colonel with the elite U.S. Joint Special Operations Command and a Central ...

Yemen says Saudi militants behind bloody attack on Defense Ministry

Dec 7, 2013

Yemen says Saudi militants behind bloody attack on Defense Ministry

Saudi militants were behind the massive car bombing and assault on Yemen’s military headquarters that killed more than 50 people, including foreigners, investigators said in a preliminary report released Friday. Al-Qaida claimed responsibility for the attack, saying it was retaliation for U.S. drone strikes ...