August 6, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
WASHINGTON The U.S. military evacuated non-essential U.S. government personnel from Yemen on Tuesday due to the high risk of attack by al-Qaida that has triggered temporary shutdowns of 19 American diplomatic posts across the Middle East and Africa. Continue Reading
March 5, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Military officials say the death toll in fighting between army troops and al-Qaida militants in south Yemen has risen to 139. Continue Reading
February 25, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
A car bomb outside the gate of a presidential compound in a southern Yemeni city killed at least 25 people, a health official said, hours after the country’s new president was formally inaugurated and vowed to fight al-Qaida. Continue Reading
February 20, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
A statement posted on a militant website by Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula today said that government agents “motivated by the hireling regime in Sanaa” were responsible for the death of its “emir”, Tariq al-Dahab. Continue Reading
February 20, 2012 in West Central Tribune
Yemen’s branch of al-Qaida has confirmed the death of a senior leader, who officials say died in a bloody family feud. Continue Reading
January 31, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
U.S. airstrikes targeting leaders from Yemen’s active al-Qaida branch killed four suspected militants, including a man suspected of involvement in the 2000 bombing of the USS Cole, officials said Tuesday. Continue Reading
January 28, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Spokesman Ahmed al-Soufi says Saleh has arrived in London and will leave later today for New York for medical treatment in the United States. He gives no futher details. Continue Reading
January 21, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Outgoing President Ali Abdullah Saleh will leave soon to Oman, en route to medical treatment in the United States, Yemeni officials said today, part of an American effort to get the embattled strongman out of the country to allow a peaceful transition from his rule.
January 16, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
The capture of the town of Radda expanded already significant territorial conquests by the militants, who have taken advantage of the weak central government and political turmoil roiling the nation for the past year during an anti-regime uprising inspired by Arab Spring revolts.
December 31, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Yemen’s outgoing president decided to stay in the country, reversing plans to leave, his ruling party said today, in an apparent attempt to salvage his control over the regime, which has appeared to unravel in the face of internal revolts and relentless street protests.