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Car Bomb Kills Four In Yemen

At least four people have been killed, following the detonation of a car bomb, targeting a security chief, in Yemen. 147 more words


What’s Behind Saudi Arabia’s Claim To Have Killed 800 Terrorists In Yemen?

By Brandon Turbeville | Activist Post | April 28, 2016

As Saudi war crimes and crimes against humanity continue apace in Yemen, Saudi Arabia is now apparently attempting to gain public support and better reception from the viewing audience by painting itself as an enemy of al-Qaeda and ISIS, despite the fact that the feudal monarchy’s reputation for supporting these very same terror organizations has been documented time and again.

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Yemeni government retakes Lahij

On 15 April 2016 forces of the Yemeni government, supported by the Sunni coalition (led by Saudi Arabia and UAE) retook the city of Lahij (Houta), which had been previously taken by Al Qaeda. 29 more words

Geopolitical Game In The Islamic World

Yemen ceasefire expected to be short-lived

Bottom Line Up Front: A recent UN-brokered ceasefire in Yemen represents a small step towards ending the year long conflict in the country. However, with significant factions excluded from talks and AQAP consolidating its hold in portions of the country, it is likely fighting will return causing continued regional instability. 339 more words

International Security

AQAP Still Has Eyes On The Future

On Friday, Yara Bayoumy, Noah Browning and Mohammed Ghobari filed an amazing Reuters investigative report about al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, and how they were erecting a true mini-state in the south of Yemen: keeping the peace, collecting taxes, doing the roadwork, punishing the rich for stealing from generations of the poor, and so forth. 438 more words

National Security

Disposition Matrix (Part-5) - Noble Justice

Anwar Al-Awlaki didn’t survive the September 30, 2011, drone strike. The convoy of Toyotas that he and his henchmen were travelling in was literally wiped off the face of the earth, by no less than eleven Hellfire missiles, fired from eleven Predator drones at the same time. 1,638 more words