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43 dead in two days of drone attacks in Yemen
# Drone Strikes
# Drone Strikes

43 dead in two days of drone attacks in Yemen

Apr 20th 2014, 3:53 PM 8,445 Views 65 Comments

Officials have confirmed that at least three civilians have been killed in the strikes.

So what is left of the Arab Spring?
# State Of The Nations
# State Of The Nations

So what is left of the Arab Spring?

Dec 21st 2013, 9:45 AM 6,547 Views 40 Comments

It is the third anniversary of the Tunisian protest which sparked a flame across the Middle East and North Africa.

Japanese diplomat stabbed five times in Yemen
# Yemen
# Yemen

Japanese diplomat stabbed five times in Yemen

Dec 15th 2013, 9:47 AM 6,797 Views 8 Comments

The country’s capital has been the scene of a spate of attacks on foreigners recently.

Suicide bomb attack kills dozens in Yemen
# Defence Ministry
# Defence Ministry

Suicide bomb attack kills dozens in Yemen

Dec 5th 2013, 9:48 AM 2,617 Views 8 Comments

A suicide bomber rammed an explosives-laden car into the country’s defence ministry.

Ex-FBI agent pleads guilty to leaking details of Al Qaeda plot to Associated Press
# Leaks
# Leaks

Ex-FBI agent pleads guilty to leaking details of Al Qaeda plot to Associated Press

Sep 24th 2013, 8:31 AM 3,752 Views 9 Comments

The ex-agent, Donald Sachtleben, “willfully disclosed … national defence information to a person not authorised to receive it” the Justice Department said last night.

Military troops among 40 dead in Yemen attack
# Bombings
# Bombings

Military troops among 40 dead in Yemen attack

Sep 20th 2013, 4:22 PM 3,779 Views 8 Comments

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula are targeting oil facilities, foreigners and security forces.

US tells Americans to leave Yemen 'immediately'
# High Alert
# High Alert

US tells Americans to leave Yemen 'immediately'

Aug 6th 2013, 9:45 AM 9,310 Views 59 Comments

The US said the threat level in Yemen is extremely high due to the potential for both terrorist attacks and civil unrest.

21 of the best minor characters in Friends
# Friends
From The Daily Edge
# Friends

21 of the best minor characters in Friends

Jul 5th 2013, 8:00 PM 21,447 Views 6 Comments

Ranking your favourite minor, yet hilarious, characters in Friends.

Gunmen kidnap two foreign tourists in Yemen
# Taiz
# Taiz

Gunmen kidnap two foreign tourists in Yemen

May 27th 2013, 6:16 PM 4,735 Views 10 Comments

A man and a woman were seized today while they were outside a hotel in the eastern part of the central Yemeni city of Taiz.

A massive and unprecedented intrusion: AP slams US government's snooping
# Snoops
# Snoops

A massive and unprecedented intrusion: AP slams US government's snooping

May 14th 2013, 10:58 AM 6,976 Views 52 Comments

The US Justice Department obtained two months of telephone records of reporters and editors working for the Associated Press, the news agency has confirmed.

Hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay prison enters seventh week
# Guantánamo
# Guantánamo

Hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay prison enters seventh week

Mar 23rd 2013, 3:20 PM 10,076 Views 90 Comments

26 low-risk detainees are now refusing food – more than twice the number from a week ago – in protest at conditions.

US senator says 4,700 killed in drone strikes: report
# WARFARE
# WARFARE

US senator says 4,700 killed in drone strikes: report

Feb 20th 2013, 9:35 PM 8,169 Views 56 Comments

Republican Senator Lindsey Graham, a staunch supporter of drone use, has openly cited a number that exceeds some independent estimates of the total death toll.

Two die in Pakistan as film violence spreads
# Islam
# Islam

Two die in Pakistan as film violence spreads

Sep 17th 2012, 2:59 PM 3,703 Views 56 Comments

Protests have taken place across the Arab World against the US-produced ‘Innocence of Muslims’.

Anti-Islam filmmaker under police protection as anti-US protests spread
# Protests
# Protests

Anti-Islam filmmaker under police protection as anti-US protests spread

Sep 13th 2012, 9:43 PM 7,956 Views 120 Comments

A film which lampoons the Prophet Mohammed and was broadcast on TV in the Arab world has sparked protests in Egypt, Libya, Yemen and other Arab countries.

Protesters storm US Embassy in Yemen
# Yemen
# Yemen

Protesters storm US Embassy in Yemen

Sep 13th 2012, 10:15 AM 4,526 Views 62 Comments

More than 4,000 protesters have reportedly stormed the US embassy in the Yemeni capital in an apparent protest against an American-produced film that insults Islam.

Al Qaeda's second-in-command in Yemen killed says country's military
# Yemen
# Yemen

Al Qaeda's second-in-command in Yemen killed says country's military

Sep 10th 2012, 8:36 PM 3,754 Views 21 Comments

Saeed al-Shehri, the second man in Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, was killed in an operation by armed Yemeni forces according to the country’s defence ministry.

Yemen: 42 killed in suicide bombing
# Yemen
# Yemen

Yemen: 42 killed in suicide bombing

Aug 5th 2012, 9:41 AM 1,972 Views 0 Comments

Al-Qaeda has been blamed for the attack, which struck Jaar yesterday.

Suicide bombing kills nearly 100 soldiers in Yemen
# Yemen
# Yemen

Suicide bombing kills nearly 100 soldiers in Yemen

May 21st 2012, 4:41 PM 1,686 Views 1 Comment

The bombing, believed to be a failed assassination attempt against the Minister of Defence, killed 96 soldiers at a military parade rehearsal.

Yemen: 19 killed in clashes with al-Qaeda fighters
# Yemen
# Yemen

Yemen: 19 killed in clashes with al-Qaeda fighters

May 16th 2012, 3:43 PM 986 Views 0 Comments

The fighting between national troops and al-Qaeda was part of an intensified government campaign against the terrorist group’s strongholds in southern Yemen.

'Underwear bomber' was a double agent
# Spy Games
# Spy Games

'Underwear bomber' was a double agent

May 9th 2012, 7:54 AM 4,764 Views 47 Comments

The spy had been working with the Saudi intelligence agency in Yemen and handed the bomb to authorities instead of sneaking it onto a plane.

'Undetectable' underwear bomb plot thwarted says CIA
# Plot
# Plot

'Undetectable' underwear bomb plot thwarted says CIA

May 8th 2012, 7:57 AM 3,789 Views 25 Comments

The device was an upgrade of the Christmas 2009 underwear bomb plot but the would-be bomber had not yet picked a target or bought an airline ticket.

Dozens of soldiers killed or kidnapped in al-Qaida attack
# Yemen
# Yemen

Dozens of soldiers killed or kidnapped in al-Qaida attack

May 7th 2012, 6:21 PM 3,319 Views 12 Comments

A Yemeni army base was attacked by militants early this morning.

Yemeni airstrikes kill 43 al-Qaeda militants

Yemeni airstrikes kill 43 al-Qaeda militants

Apr 3rd 2012, 2:27 PM 733 Views 0 Comments

Three days of intense shelling has left 43 al-Qaeda militants dead, according officials in Yemen.

The Daily Fix: Sunday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Mar 18th 2012, 7:54 PM 7,087 Views 7 Comments

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed along the way.

Yemen says more than 2,000 killed in uprising
# Arab Spring
# Arab Spring

Yemen says more than 2,000 killed in uprising

Mar 18th 2012, 6:45 PM 1,376 Views 3 Comments

The figure is much higher than human rights groups had estimated. Earlier this year Amnesty International estimated that 200 protesters had been killed in the uprising.

Yemen: 25 dead after car bomb goes off outside presidential compound
# Yemen
# Yemen

Yemen: 25 dead after car bomb goes off outside presidential compound

Feb 25th 2012, 2:25 PM 622 Views 0 Comments

The blast came as Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi was sworn in as president to replace longtime leader Ali Abdullah Saleh, following an election aimed at ending over a year of political turmoil.

Yemen: VP replaces Saleh after 33 years in one candidate election
# Yemen
# Yemen

Yemen: VP replaces Saleh after 33 years in one candidate election

Feb 22nd 2012, 11:46 AM 700 Views 0 Comments

Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi’s election was no surprise but is seen as a turning point for the Arab state as it ends Ali Abdullah Saleh’s 33-year long rule.

Underwear bomber sentenced to life in prison
# Underwear Bomber
# Underwear Bomber

Underwear bomber sentenced to life in prison

Feb 16th 2012, 9:21 PM 3,618 Views 46 Comments

Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab pleaded guilty to attempting to blow up a US flight on Christmas Day 2009 using a bomb concealed in his underwear.

US carries out airstrike on Yemen
# Yemen
# Yemen

US carries out airstrike on Yemen

Jan 31st 2012, 3:10 PM 1,614 Views 2 Comments

Security officials say the four confirmed victims were suspected members of al-Qaeda.

One year on: what has the Arab Spring changed?
# Arab Spring
# Arab Spring

One year on: what has the Arab Spring changed?

Jan 29th 2012, 9:15 AM 1,785 Views 5 Comments

TheJournal.ie’s guide to how what has changed (or not) in Bahrain, Syria, Libya, Egypt, Yemen and Tunisia since the uprisings.

President of Yemen exits country after months of protests
# Yemen
# Yemen

President of Yemen exits country after months of protests

Jan 22nd 2012, 6:47 PM 1,285 Views 0 Comments

Ali Abdullah Saleh is said to have left the country, handing power to his deputy.

Gaddafi, KJI, Mubarak and Ben Ali: why 2011 was a bad year for dictators
# Review 2011
# Review 2011

Gaddafi, KJI, Mubarak and Ben Ali: why 2011 was a bad year for dictators

Dec 30th 2011, 3:00 PM 1,846 Views 3 Comments

And who might be under threat in 2012…

In pictures: The Arab Spring uprisings of 2011
# Review 2011
# Review 2011

In pictures: The Arab Spring uprisings of 2011

Dec 26th 2011, 4:00 PM 2,885 Views 3 Comments

Anti-government protests first broke out in Tunisia, before inspiring similar movements across the Middle East and bringing down leaders in Egypt and Libya.

Three women accept Nobel Peace Prize
# Peace Prize
# Peace Prize

Three women accept Nobel Peace Prize

Dec 10th 2011, 1:26 PM 1,665 Views 3 Comments

The women, who fought injustice and dictatorship in Liberia and Yemen, received the prize at a ceremony in Oslo this afternon.

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Nov 23rd 2011, 7:24 PM 3,131 Views 2 Comments

Catch up on the day’s biggest stories as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.

Yemeni president Saleh signs proposal to transfer power
# Yemen
# Yemen

Yemeni president Saleh signs proposal to transfer power

Nov 23rd 2011, 6:31 PM 734 Views 1 Comment

The deal gives Saleh immunity from prosecution — contradicting one key demand of Yemen’s opposition protesters.

Aid workers freed in Yemen
# Yemen
# Yemen

Aid workers freed in Yemen

Nov 14th 2011, 3:23 PM 106 Views 0 Comments

The three French workers had been held hostage by al-Qaeda militants for six months. Meanwhile, demonstrations continue (pictured) against the country’s president, Ali Abdullah Saleh.

Al-Qaeda media chief killed in Yemen
# Yemen
# Yemen

Al-Qaeda media chief killed in Yemen

Oct 15th 2011, 9:45 AM 250 Views 10 Comments

Ibrahim al-Bana, al-Qaeda’s media chief for the Arabian peninsula, was killed in a US drone strike.

Yemen president says he wants to step down
# Yemen
# Yemen

Yemen president says he wants to step down

Oct 8th 2011, 7:07 PM 126 Views 3 Comments

Ali Abdullah Saleh’s regime has been rocked by months of violent protests.