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Ex-Gitmo detainee killed in US airstrike in Yemen, Pentagon says

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 04:46

A former Guantanamo Bay detainee was among those killed in recent U.S. airstrikes on terror targets in Yemen, Capt. Jeff Davis said on Monday.

Yemen's al Qaeda leader says U.S. refused to trade 'blind sheikh' for hostage

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 04:27

Photo: Leader of Al-Qaeda in Yemen Al-Reymi


Abu Dhabi hosts military drill amid Yemen war, Iran tensions

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 02:54

A choreographed military exercise in the capital of the United Arab Emirates drew hundreds of cellphone-filmi

Hundreds of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula contacts found in Yemen raid, US official says

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 02:41

Some of the valuable intelligence gleaned in the Navy SEAL raid in Yemen on Jan. 28 included hundreds of contacts for al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) in the region and the West, a U.S.

US tries to ID hundreds of al Qaeda contacts thanks to Yemen raid

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 02:29

Washington (CNN)Several US officials told CNN Thursday that the US is now taking action to locate and monitor hundreds of people or "contacts" found as part the intelligence retrieved during the de

US senior officials say Yemen raid yielded no significant intel

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 16:47

Multiple senior Pentagon officials told NBC News that the recent raid in Yemen, which killed a Navy SEAL, led to no valuable intelligence. 

A raid in remote Yemen and a SEAL’s death still reverberate for Trump

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 16:44

Almost as soon as the team of U.S.

UN Yemen envoy visits Moscow for talks

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 14:47

Russia could be the latest diplomatic player looking to end the two-year war in Yemen, as the UN's envoy to the war-torn country Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed paid a visit to Moscow on Monday.

Be careful about Yemen, Warning to the Trump administration

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 12:45

The Trump administration is apparently considering expansion of U.S. engagement in Yemen, with the idea of helping Saudi Arabia win a two-year proxy battle against Iran.


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