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Yemen: 3 Militants, 2 Soldiers Killed in Fighting

(SANAA, Yemen) — Suspected al-Qaida militants attacked Monday a Yemeni military checkpoint in a southern province, sparking a clash that left three militants and...

Blast Heard Near U.S. Embassy in Yemeni Capital

(SANAA, Yemen) — Security officials and residents of Yemen's capital say that a large explosion followed by heavy gunfire have been heard near the U.S. Embassy. ...

For Yemen’s Few Remaining Jews, Time Has Run Out

Though their community has 2,500 years of history in Yemen, less than 90 Jews remain, forming a beleaguered community that must live behind high walls and razor...

Yemen: 2 Soldiers Killed in Standoff With al-Qaida

(SANAA, Yemen) — Suspected al-Qaida militants who are holed up with hostages inside a Yemeni military base clashed Wednesday with soldiers besieging them,...

Group Urges Yemen to Protect Women’s Rights

(SANAA, Yemen) — An international human rights group is urging Yemen to ensure that its new constitution has adequate protections for women. Human Rights Watch...

U.K. Evacuates Yemen Embassy Staff Amid Threat

(LONDON) — Britain's Foreign Office says it has evacuated all staff from its embassy in Yemen due to increased security concerns. The moves comes shortly after...

Suspected U.S. Drone Kills 4 in Yemen

(SANAA, Yemen) — A suspected U.S. drone killed four alleged al-Qaida members Tuesday in Yemen, as the U.S. and British embassies evacuated staff amid reports of...

Suspected US Drone Kills 3 in Yemen

(SANAA, Yemen) — A Yemeni military official says a suspected U.S. drone strike has killed three alleged al-Qaida militants in one of the group's strongholds in...

How Yemen May Defeat al-Qaeda

Could tiny, impoverished Yemen be showing the way to vanquish al-Qaeda? That’s the subject of my latest article in the current issue of TIME magazine. This...

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…the number of U.S. drone strikes in Yemen so far in 2012. That’s double the total for all of 2011. This year’s secret strikes have killed up to 180 people,...