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Yemen drone strike 'kills 15 Qaeda suspects, 3 civilians'

Sanaa - A drone strike Saturday killed 15 Al-Qaeda suspects and three civilians in Yemen's central Baida province, a stronghold of the extremist group, a security official said.
In the Media by AFP

Drone kills 15 'Qaeda', 3 civilians in Yemen

Sanaa - A drone strike Saturday killed 15 Al-Qaeda suspects and three civilians in Yemen's central Baida province, a stronghold of the extremist group, a security official said.
In the Media by AFP

Al-Aulaqi lawsuit dismissal gives U.S. government total authority Special

Washington - Last week, a U.S. district court judge tossed out a lawsuit filed by the families of three American citizens who were executed in three separate drone strikes.
Digital Journal Report by Ben Morris - 1 comment

Organization formed in Yemen to stop drone attacks

Sanaa - The National Organization for Drone Victims has been established by families of drone victims along with human rights activists in Yemen. The group is seeking to end the US drone program in Yemen.
In the Media by Ken Hanly - 1 comment

Al-Qaeda claims deadly attack on Yemen army HQ: SITE

Aden - Al-Qaeda has claimed an attack on a Yemeni army headquarters in a tightly secured district of Aden in which 20 people died, most of them militants, a monitoring group said Thursday.
In the Media by Fawaz al-Haidari (AFP)

'Qaeda attack' on army HQ in south Yemen kills 11

Aden - Al-Qaeda militants launched a rocket and car bomb assault on an army headquarters in Yemen's southern city of Aden Wednesday in an assault that left 11 dead, including three attackers, officials said.
In the Media by AFP

8 Yemen soldiers killed in 'Qaeda attack'

Aden - Gunmen in Yemen killed eight soldiers and wounded six on Monday when they attacked a checkpoint in Hadramawt province in the southeast, military sources said, with one blaming Al-Qaeda."Armed men aboard several vehicles attacked a checkpoint near Reida...
In the Media by AFP

Op-Ed: Uruguay will accept Guantanamo inmates with conditions

Washington - The president of Uruguay Jose Mujica said that he would be willing to take five Guantanamo inmates but in return he claims to have asked the U.S. to release detained Cuban spies.
In the Media by Ken Hanly - 1 comment

Dozen killed as Yemen army clashes with Shiite rebels

Sanaa - Twelve people were killed Saturday in clashes between Yemeni forces and Shiite rebels on the outskirts of the northern city of Amran, a local official and tribal sources said.The rebels, known as Huthis or Ansarullah, had travelled to Amran to take par...
In the Media by AFP

Protesters in Yemen demand former president be tried for crimes

Sanaa - In March of 2011 during the peak period of the Yemen protests that eventually toppled the regime of Ali Abdullah Saleh 45 protesters were killed when cornered by security forces.
In the Media by Ken Hanly - 1 comment

42 African migrants drown off Yemen coast

Aden - Forty-two illegal African migrants drowned when their boat overturned off Yemen's southern coast late on Sunday, the defence ministry reported.The boat smuggling dozens of African migrants "overturned off the coast of Beer Ali," in the southern Shabwa ...
In the Media by AFP

Op-Ed: Selective justice: Foreign nationals and the death penalty

Geneva - The International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP) steps up its campaign this week for the abolition of the death penalty worldwide.
In the Media by Robert Myles

North Yemen clashes between army, rebels 'kill 24'

Sanaa - At least 24 people were killed on Friday as Yemeni troops and allied Islamists engaged in heavy fighting with Shiite rebels in the north, tribal sources said.The fighting, in which soldiers aided by fighters from the Islamist Al-Islah party were pitted...
In the Media by AFP

Op-Ed: Report shows Yemen drone strike likely broke guidelines

Sanaa - Human Rights Watch issued a 28-page report investigating the attack in December 2013 on a wedding procession in Yemen. The attack killed at least 12 men and wounded at least 15 others including the bride.
In the Media by Ken Hanly - 3 comments

Op-Ed: Traditional patronage politics has survived Yemen Revolution

Sanaa - Atlaf Zaid Alwazir is a blogger and researcher who works in Sanaa, the capital of Yemen. She writes in an Al Jazeera article of the fate of the Yemeni revolution three years after it began.
In the Media by Ken Hanly

Many Al Qaeda inmates escape as Sanaa Yemen prison attacked

Sanaa - In the Yemeni capital Sanaa, members of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula have mounted an attack on the Central Prison that killed at least 11 people and freed at least 14 inmates.
In the Media by Ken Hanly

14 'mostly Qaeda' inmates flee Yemen jail after attack

Sanaa - Fourteen inmates, mostly from Al-Qaeda, managed to escape from the central prison in Yemen's capital Thursday when gunmen launched a deadly assault on the facility, officials said.Seven policemen and three gunmen were killed, according to the interior ...
In the Media by AFP

Yemeni protesters demand resignation of government

Sanaa - Tens of thousands of Yemenis gathered in protest in the capital Sanaa, calling for the government to resign on the third anniversary of the start of the 2011 protests that ended in former president Abdullah Saleh stepping down in early 2012.
In the Media by Ken Hanly - 1 comment

Yemen to be divided into six federal regions under new plan

Sanaa - A panel headed by Yemen president Mansour Hadi has decided to divide the country into six federal districts with two in the south and four in the north.
In the Media by Ken Hanly

Bomb, bullets kill 2 soldiers on Yemen bus

Sanaa - Gunmen raked a military bus with gunfire in Yemen's capital Sanaa moments before it was hit by a bomb, leaving two soldiers dead and 12 wounded, witnesses and an official said.
In the Media by AFP
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