Topic: Sanaa University
Hanan Al Samawi's lawyer and fellow students say she has no links to Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), which is being blamed for Friday's thwarted attempt to mail bombs to Chicago synagogues.
10/31/2010 02:12 pm
Yemen officials arrested a suspect Saturday in the alleged plot to mail bombs to two synagogues in Chicago, but clues also lead to a bombmaker for Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), reports say.
10/31/2010 12:54 pm
The Yemeni government launched air strikes against suspected Al Qaeda militants in southern Yemen's Abyan province this weekend.
10/18/2010 06:03 pm
A June 7 report from Amnesty International offers photographs of US-made cluster bombs that it says were used in a December attack against suspected Al Qaeda members.
06/07/2010 07:01 pm
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
Student and taxi driver Abdul Jabbar al-Suhaili, who drags a soiled Israeli flag behind his car, says he wishes Osama bin Laden were president.
01/19/2010 01:24 pm
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
A recent report shows that 70 to 80 percent of rural conflicts are over water shortages in Yemen, already on the brink of becoming a failed state.
11/05/2009 12:00 am
The impoverished country's battles against Shiite rebels and a growing Al Qaeda threat have heightened tensions between Sunni and Shiite neighbors in the region.
08/27/2009 01:00 am
In a push for progress, three heavy hitters from the administration – Mitchell, Gates, and Jones – visited the region this week.
07/29/2009 01:00 am