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  • Yemen embassy breach lays bare anti-US sentiment, military weakness

    Today's protests in Yemen were called for in response to the infamous anti-Islam film, but they come against the backdrop of continued political instability and rising anti-US sentiment.

  • In Yemen, women protest delay on child marriage ban

    Hundreds of women protested today in Yemen, urging the government to pass a fiercely debated bill that would ban child marriage. Roughly half of Yemeni girls are married before turning 18 – with some only half that old.
    03/23/2010 05:20 pm

  • In Yemen, 158 clerics vow jihad if US military intervention broadens

    The clerics' promise to wage jihad if the US boosts its military presence was an indirect message from President Saleh's government, said a senior Yemeni analyst. The clerics also noted positively a US effort to dampen fears of deeper military intervention.
    01/14/2010 11:14 am

  • In Yemen, a university tied to 'American Taliban' and underwear bomber

    Iman University, a Sunni religious school in Yemen, educated US Taliban member John Walker Lindh and gave a teaching post to militant American preacher Anwar al-Awlaki. The school denied rumors that it hosted "underwear bomber" Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, but concern over its militant ties are growing.
    01/12/2010 04:47 pm

  • US walking a tightrope with its Yemen policy

    The US is ramping up military aid to Yemen, the Arab world's poorest country, in an effort to go after Al Qaeda linked militants. But too heavy a footprint, analysts warn, could prove a recruiting boon for militants.
    01/11/2010 05:14 pm

Doing Good

 

What happens when ordinary people decide to pay it forward? Extraordinary change...

Danny Bent poses at the starting line of the Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, Mass.

After the Boston Marathon bombings, Danny Bent took on a cross-country challenge

The athlete-adventurer co-founded a relay run called One Run for Boston that started in Los Angeles and ended at the marathon finish line to raise funds for victims.

 
 
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