Unsettling video shows large al Qaeda meeting in Yemen Al Qaeda has released a video of the largest known gathering of the terrorist organization’s members in years, and it appears as though the intelligence community didn’t know about it or couldn’t get a drone there in time to take out its members, CNN reported.
U.S. officials won't comment on that, but every frame of the video is now being analyzed by the United States.
In the mid....More
Shura's Speaker meets heads of delegations to ASSECAA's meeting The Yemeni Shura Council’s Speaker Abdul-Rahman Othman has met heads of Sudanese and Algerian delegations partaking in the fifth meeting of the Association of
Senates,Shura and Equivalent Councils in Africa and Arab World (ASSECAA).
During the meeting, they discussed areas of joint cooperation in developing the activity of ASSECAA, which Yemen hosts the headquarters of its General-
FM meets with Qatari ambassador Foreign Minister Abu Bakr al-Qirbi met here on Tuesday with Qatari ambassador to Yemen Mohammed al-Hajri.
During the meeting, they discussed aspect of cooperation between the two brotherly countries.
They also reviewed local and international developments of common interests as well as the underway arrangements for the Friends of Yemen meeting to be held in London on 29 April.....More
UN Envoy to Yemen: The National Dialogue will lead to radical change In August of 2012, few jobs could have appeared as thankless and difficult as that as the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy to Yemen. The enormous challenges
faced by the poorest state on the Arabian Peninsula—political, economic, social, environmental—must have made helping search for some kind of solution seem
an impossible task.
Nonetheless, Moroccan-born diplomat Jamal Benomar, pr....More
More than 2,400 dead as Obama’s drone campaign marks five years Five years ago, on January 23, 2009, a CIA drone flattened a house in Pakistan’s tribal regions. It was the third day of Barack Obama’s presidency, and this was the new commander-in-chief’s first covert drone strike.
Initial reports said up to ten militants were killed, including foreign fighters and possibly a ‘high-value target’ — a successful first hit for th....More
Martinez laughs off reported Liverpool bid for Barkley Everton manager Roberto Martinez has laughed off a reported £38 million bid from Liverpool for Ross Barkley.
The 20-year-old has enjoyed an impressive season at Goodison Park, making 31 appearances and scoring six times for the Toffees, form which has seen him linked with a move to Anfield.
However, Martinez has brushed off reports of a move to Brendan Rodgers' side and says rumours about hi....More
Jordanian throws shoes at PM over price hikes Authorities arrested a Jordanian on Monday after he threw a pair of shoes at Prime Minister Abdullah Nsur, along with five cabinet ministers, during a ceremony in the northern city of Jerash, an official said.
“The prime minister was talking about the economy, when Mefleh Mahasneh, 65, head of the Jerash countryside society that was attending the event, stood up and told the prime minister: ....More
US Air Force Behind Drone Attacks in Pakistan CIA’s drone attacks in Pakistan are conducted by a regular US air force, according to a new documentary to be released on Tuesday, a report said.
Known as the 17th Reconnaissance Squadron, the air force is based in the Nevada desert and is responsible for deadly drone strike program in Pakistan, press tv reported.
The force operates from a secure compound in a corner of Creech air force base....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
Yemen strives to save historic city of Zabid The Yemeni government is undertaking numerous efforts to preserve the status of the historic city of Zabid as a world heritage site, officials told Al-Shorfa.
In April, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) warned it would remove Zabid -- located in Hodeidah province -- from its World Heritage List unless the government improved conditions in the city within....More