Yemen

Yemen Car Bomb Hits School Bus: 31 Killed

Antiwar.com 17 December 2014
By Jason Ditz

A suicide car bomb was detonated in the Yemeni city of Rada today, blowing up a passing school bus and killing at least 31 people, including 20 schoolchildren. Locals say they believe

 

Terrorists Disguised As Women: Al Qaeda Militants Attempt Border Crossing In Yemen Wearing Niqabs

International Business Times 15 December 2014
By Philip Ross

Several militants with suspected ties to Al Qaeda were shot dead at a border crossing Saturday by Yemeni soldiers. The militants were allegedly attempting to enter Saudi Arabia

 

American hostage Luke Somers who was shot dead by his Al Qaeda captors during Navy SEAL rescue bid was 'seconds from safety' whe

The Daily Mail 9 December 2014
By Mark Nicol and Martin Delgado

A British-born American photographer kidnapped by Al Qaeda was just seconds from being rescued by US special forces before being shot dead by his captors yesterday. US Navy

 

11 killed in hostage rescue attempt in Yemen

RTE.ie 8 December 2014

A woman, a 10-year-old boy and a local al-Qaeda leader were among at least 11 people killed alongside two Western hostages in Yemen. US-led forces fought Islamist militants

 

A horror called Female Genital Mutilation

i24news 1 December 2014

At best, every second woman in Egypt undergoes the procedure, at worst - almost every one. A few years ago, when the Arab revolutions were raging in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya and Yemen, women were in the avant garde of change, demanding reforms and better lives. But it seems the Arab spring played a cruel joke on them. During the dramatic 2013 events at (continue reading...)

 

RECOMMENDED READING: “in Yemen’s Turmoil, Is The Muslim Brotherhood The Main Loser?”

gmbwatch 19 November 2014

Until very recently, it was safe to say that one of the main beneficiaries of the 2011 uprisings in Yemen was the Muslim Brotherhood. Well organized and prepared like

 

Arab discrimination and abuse against Palestinians since 1948

the elder of ziyon - 11 November 2014

Palestinians are not allowed to become citizens of Arab countries, in accordance with Arab League Decree 1547 for 1959, "in order to preserve the Palestinian

 

‘Plenty of Indonesian maids’

New Straits Times 5 November 2014
By FARRAH NAZ KARIM AND TASNIM LOKMAN

KUALA LUMPUR: MALAYSIAN households waiting for an Indonesian maid, some for the past seven years, have been given the guarantee that they can finally secure one. The catch

 

Why Islamic rebel states always fail

National Post 29 September 2014
By David Motadel, The New York Times

In the last few years, there has been a dramatic rise of a seemingly new type of polity: the Islamic rebel state. Boko Haram in West Africa, the Shabab in East Africa, the

 

Unrest in Yemen - Houthis get huffy

The Economist 22 September 2014

IT IS almost exactly a decade since the death of Hussein al-Houthi, a radical cleric who hoped to revive the Zaydi Shia Islam unique to north Yemen. Mr Houthi left behind a

 

Critics say Yemen is not a good model for anti-Islamic State plans

Washington Examiner 16 September 2014
By Susan Crabtree

Unrest and instability in Yemen are continuing to thwart President Obama’s plans to empty the Guantanamo Bay prison and send terrorism suspects there but that hasn’t stopped

 

How Former Muslim Radical Helped U.S. Nab One of World's Top Terrorists

National Geographic 12 September 2014
By Simon Worrall

Morten Storm was young, angry, and alienated when he converted to Islam. Traveling from Denmark across several continents, he came into contact with some of the most notorious

 

ISIS IN ACTION: Photos of Islamic State savagery the media will not show you (WARNING: Very Graphic)

BareNakedIslam 11 September 2014

You’ve seen a lot of these photos already at BNI. Here are some more. As they say, a picture is worth a thousand words…

 

Islamic Development Bank approves $987 million for funding development projects

CPI Financial 27 August 2014
By Matthew Amlôt

UAE news agency WAM reports that Islamic Development Bank (IDB) has approved $987 million in funds for supporting economic and social development projects and programmes in its

 

The Arab Empire

National Review Online 25 August 2014
By Josh Gelernter

A map has circulated showing the Islamic State’s five-year plan: a caliphate that stretches from the Iberian peninsula to western China, including all of India, north Africa,

 

Abu Hamza trial: Injured hostage gives evidence

BBC News 9 May 2014

The trial of radical Muslim cleric Abu Hamza has heard evidence from a woman who was among 16 westerners taken hostage in Yemen in 1998. Margaret Thompson told

 

Frenchman shot dead in Yemeni capital - sources

TrustLaw 8 May 2014
By Mohammed Ghobari

SANAA - Gunmen shot dead a Frenchman working for the EU mission in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Monday, government and security sources said, as the army waged

 

Yemen latest front line in Saudi-Qatari feud

Al-Monitor 28 April 2014
By Fare Al-Muslimi

A poor and fragile country like Yemen cannot make independent decisions or escape the effects of the many disagreements around it. While Yemen did not withdraw its ambassador

 

Video: The March of Jihad in Yemen

Gates of Vienna 22 April 2014

Last week an jihad video surfaced that showed an Al Qaeda a meeting in Yemen. The leader of the group, a man named Nasser al-Wuhayshi, exhorted his followers to become martyrs in the jihad against America, "the leader of the Infidels”.

 

Muslim Preacher Faces Trial a Decade After Terror Charges

Bloomberg 14 April 2014
By Patricia Hurtado

Abu Hamza al-Masri, the Islamic cleric accused of aiding an al-Qaeda affiliate’s deadly attack in Yemen and trying to start a terrorist training camp in Oregon, said he plans to testify in his

 
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