Who’s at fault is it that two Yemeni journalists and other prisoners died in a Houthi ad hoc prison in Dhamar after building was targeted and destroyed by a Saudi led airstrike? 429 more words
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Al-Qaeda and its affiliates continue to pose the most serious unconventional threat to American security, despite the meteoric rise of the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham, according to a former senior official in the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). 350 more words
Yemen, already the poorest country in the Middle East, is falling to pieces.
Its most recent troubles intensified last year, when the Houthis, a movement composed of Zaydi Shias, a minority sect within the predominantly Sunni Muslim country, captured the capital, Sanaa. 1,068 more words
- The Second Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the NSA’s phone metadata collection program is illegal because it’s not authorized under Section 215 of Patriot Act; note that they did… 378 more words
CNN — A senior commander in al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula has been killed in a U.S. drone strike, according to an online video statement from an AQAP spokesman. 76 more words