Al Qaeda in Yemen executes three 'spies' for guiding drone strikes Al Qaeda militants in Yemen executed three local men in the southeastern province of Hadramout on Monday whom they suspected of assisting U.S. drone strikes Reuters reported.
In a statement posted online, Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) acknowledged the threat it faced from air attacks by unmanned U.S. drones, which require on-the-ground intelligence to guide them in.
AQAP said it had cap....More
Yemen, UNDP discuss cooperation to set up archaeological training institute Yemen and UNDP on Monday discussed the possible cooperation to establish a regional training institute for archaeological restoration and handicrafts
maintenance in Sana'a.
During their meeting, Culture Minister Abdullah Aubal and UNDP Resident Coordinator in Yemen Paolo Lembo agreed on many details of cooperation between the Ministry and UNDP in support of the establishment of the institute in co....More
Yemenis able to build modern state Frankly speaking to Yemen fox, Abdulghani Khalil Abu Ahmad ( Abu Khaldoon , the political office member in the Democratic front for Palestine's Liberation) has confirmed the front's fundamental stances regarding the adherence to the Palestinian national principles and the front refusal for the round of the negotiations with Israel, referring to many issues of the Palestinian people and other Arabi....More
August 2014 Update: US covert actions in Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia Pakistan military offensive against the Taliban continues.
Two possible US drone strikes in Yemen, bringing seven-week pause in reported US attacks to an end.
The seventh successive month without a reported US attack in Somalia.
August 2014 actions
Total CIA strikes in August: 1
Total killed in strikes in August: 5-7
All actions 2004 – August 31 2014
Total Obama strikes: 339
Liverpool prove life after Suarez in Spurs masterclass Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers believes his team are back to their sizzling form of last season after a superb victory over Tottenham defied those who predicted a gloomy outlook in the post-Luis Suarez era.
The Merseysiders' 3-0 win at White Hart Lane on Sunday was achieved in the same swashbuckling manner as the run of 11 successive victories that took them to within two points of the Premier ....More
Iraq retakes town of Suleiman Bek from militants Iraqi Kurdish forces and Shiite militiamen retook the town of Sulaiman Bek from militants on Monday, removing a key stronghold they have held for over 11 weeks, officials said.
"Sulaiman Bek is under the control of the combined forces," but there is still danger from bombs the militants may have left behind, said Shallal Abdul
Baban, the official responsible for the nearby Tuz Khurmatu a....More
Iran convicts Ahmadinejad's vice president Judge says Mohammad Reza Rahimi, an official under ex-president, has been jailed and fined, but does not reveal charges.
Mohammad Reza Rahimi, Iran's first vice president under former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, has been sentenced to prison and fined.
"I cannot reveal the details because the sentence is not final, but it includes a term of imprisonment and a fine," Gholamhossein Mohse....More
Mum Who Glued Daughter To Wall Gets 99 Years US woman who admitted beating her two-year-old daughter and gluing her hands to a wall because of potty training problems has been sentenced to 99 years in jail.
Elizabeth Escalona had pleaded guilty in July to causing injury to her toddler Jocelyn Cedillo.
Prosecutors had sought 45 years behind bars - but the state district judge chose to impose an even stiffer sentence.
"Only a monster glue....More
Call to protect Arabian leopards in Yemen Wildlife conservationists have raised alarm over the dwindling number of Arabian leopards in Yemen after pictures surfaced in local media of poachers
flaunting their kill.
In July, photos of armed young men dragging three dead leopards in the Al Shouaib region were circulated in the local press. “This is a tragic case of
ignorance that threatens the remaining endangered species of wild Arabi....More