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June 17, 2015 4:37 PM Suicide Bombers Target Shiite Rebels in Yemen's Capital

Security officials say two suicide bombers have attacked the headquarters of Yemen's Shiite rebels in the capital, Sanaa, amid another explosion. There was no immediate report on casualties. Security officials say the triple attack took place Wednesday in northern and central parts of Sanaa, where offices of rebels also known as Houthis are located 45

June 17, 2015 9:08 AM Medics say Saudi-led airstrikes kill at least 31 civilians fleeing war in southern Yemen

SANAA, Yemen – Medical officials have raised the toll from Saudi-led airstrikes on a convoy of civilians fleeing the fighting in southern Yemen to 31, making it among the deadliest single attacks since the air campaign began nearly three months ago. The officials say the attack took place early Wednesday in the northern outskirts of the southern port city of Aden, which 40

June 16, 2015 1:04 PM Jeb Bush Makes It Official

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush takes the stage as he formally joins the race for president with a speech at Miami Dade College, Monday, June 15, 2015, in Miami. (AP Photo/David Goldman) Controversial television personality and businessman Donald Trump expected to throw his hat in the ring today at 11am. He’s likely to announce he’s running for President 37

June 16, 2015 7:50 AM Yemeni al Qaeda chief killed in U.S. bombing

DUBAI/SANAA Al Qaeda in Yemen said its leader, Nasser al-Wuhayshi, was killed in a U.S. bombing, in major blow by the United States against the global militant group's strongest branch. "We in Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) mourn to our Muslim nation ... that Abu Baseer Nasser bin Abdul Karim al-Wuhayshi, God rest his soul, passed away in an American 54

June 16, 2015 6:33 AM Al-Qaida confirms U.S. strike killed leader of Yemen affiliate

Al-Qaida has confirmed that Nasir al-Wuhayshi has been killed in a U.S. strike. Al-Qaida has confirmed that Nasir al-Wuhayshi, its No. 2 figure and leader of its powerful Yemeni affiliate, has been killed in a U.S. strike. In a video statement released early Tuesday by the media wing of Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, the group confirmed his death 25

June 16, 2015 2:30 AM U.S. believes drone strike in Yemen killed leader of Al Qaeda affiliate

U.S. authorities believe a drone strike has killed the leader of Al Qaeda’s feared affiliate in Yemen, a group that has repeatedly sought to launch ambitious attacks on or over American soil, a U.S. counter-terrorism official said Monday. Naser Abdel-Karim Wahishi evaded U.S. drones and counter-terrorism raids in Yemen for years while leading what many analysts 46 1

June 15, 2015 8:35 PM Sources: Suspected drone strike kills top AQAP leader

(CNN)Top al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) leader Nasser al-Wahayshi was killed Friday in a suspected U.S. drone strike in Yemen's Hadramout region, according to two Yemeni national security officials. Tweets from known AQAP operatives also speak of al-Wahayshi having been martyred, and of AQAP military commander Qasm al-Rimi (also known as Abu Hureira 28

June 13, 2015 1:20 PM Pentagon: Six Guantanamo Detainees Sent to Oman

WASHINGTON - Six Yemenis held for more than a decade at the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo have been flown to Oman for resettlement, the Pentagon said on Saturday, the latest step in President Barack Obama's slow push to close the facility. The release came a week after Defense Secretary Ash Carter said he was working with the White House on a proposal 41

June 13, 2015 8:33 AM 6 detainees transferred from Guantanamo Bay to Oman

(CNN)The United States announced the transfer of six detainees from Guantanamo Bay to Oman as part of an effort to eventually close the detention center in Cuba. All six detainees are Yemeni, and include alleged members of the al Qaeda terror group. With the latest transfer, 116 detainees remain at the facility as the clock ticks toward the end of President 37

June 13, 2015 7:01 AM US sends six Yemeni prisoners from Guantanamo to Oman

WASHINGTON: Six Yemenis held for more than a decade at the US military prison at Guantanamo have been flown to Oman for resettlement, the Pentagon said on Saturday, the latest step in President Barack Obama's slow push to close the facility. The release came a week after defense secretary Ash Carter said he was working with the White House on a proposal 46 2