WorldViews: Yemen

Posted at 03:21 PM ET, 08/06/2013

Is al-Qaeda's Yemen plot actually about preventing the group from splitting apart?

One theory holds that Zawahiri is attempting to reassert control over a network that's pulling at the seams.

By Max Fisher  |  03:21 PM ET, 08/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Al-Qaeda After Bin Laden, Yemen

Posted at 04:16 PM ET, 08/05/2013

This map of U.S. embassy and consulate closures raises more questions than it answers

Why would so many Mideast diplomatic buildings stay open, while four in sub-Saharan Africa be closed?

By Max Fisher  |  04:16 PM ET, 08/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Burundi, National Security, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Yemen

Posted at 06:36 AM ET, 08/01/2013

'Girls are the world's forgotten population': Nine facts about child brides

Millions of girls are married off to adult men every year. They often face much more than you might expect.

By Max Fisher  |  06:36 AM ET, 08/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chad, Niger, Nigeria, Yemen

Posted at 06:32 AM ET, 07/24/2013

Child marriages: Video of pleading Yemeni girl is just the tip of the iceberg

Eleven-year-old Nada al-Ahdal escaped two arranged marriages, but millions of other girls do not.

By Caitlin Dewey  |  06:32 AM ET, 07/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Yemen

Posted at 08:54 AM ET, 05/31/2013

Al-Qaeda's Inspire magazine celebrates Boston bombings

The glossy, English-language publication also calls the London knife attack the "dear price" of Western oppression and the Oklahoma tornadoes a sign of divine wrath

By Caitlin Dewey  |  08:54 AM ET, 05/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Yemen

Posted at 06:11 PM ET, 05/13/2013

Here's the story the AP suspects led to sweeping Justice Dept. subpoena

The agency secretly obtained Associated Press phone records from 20 different phone lines over two months.

By Max Fisher  |  06:11 PM ET, 05/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Yemen

Posted at 09:24 AM ET, 03/11/2013

Today's Reads: An awkward moment in Kabul, the 'Invisible Children' comic book

Drama at the Bolshoi, cross-cultural weddings, more

By Max Fisher  |  09:24 AM ET, 03/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Afghanistan, China, Russia, Today's Reads, Yemen

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 02/27/2012

Saleh to go into exile: A timeline of the unrest in Yemen

In the latest development, aides to Yemen’s ousted president say Ali Abdullah Saleh will go into exile in Ethi­o­pia.

By Anup Kaphle and Bill Webster  |  01:01 PM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Yemen, Ali Abdullah Saleh

Posted at 02:14 PM ET, 02/24/2012

World Press Photo of the Year winner Samuel Aranda meets with subjects of photo

The subjects of the award-winning photograph by Samuel Aranda were found in Yemen.

By May-Ying Lam  |  02:14 PM ET, 02/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Yemen, Samuel Aranda, World Press Photo

Posted at 11:56 AM ET, 02/21/2012

Syria, Bahrain, Yemen streets filled with violence (videos)

At least three countries have been rocked by violence at the beginning of this week alone.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  11:56 AM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Syria, Bahrain, Yemen, Arab Spring

Posted at 08:31 AM ET, 02/21/2012

Fat Tuesday, Koran burning and Damascus revolt: Morning links

Koran burning, Fat Tuesday and Damascus revolt.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  08:31 AM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Morning links, Mardi Gras, Carnaval, Koran, Yemen, Syria, Bahrain, Afghanistan, Google Street View

Posted at 10:18 AM ET, 12/12/2011

Al-Qaeda prisoners escape in Yemen

Between 10 and 15 militants escaped from a prison in Yemen early Monday.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  10:18 AM ET, 12/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Yemen, al-Qaeda

Posted at 10:59 AM ET, 11/23/2011

Yemen: Horrific video shows disemboweled boy, indication of wider human rights abuses

A graphic new video has emerged that indicates human rights abuses continue to be rampant in the country’s 11-month-old uprising.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  10:59 AM ET, 11/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Yemen, human rights abuses, disembowelment

Posted at 05:52 PM ET, 11/14/2011

Yemen’s Ali Abdullah Saleh says he’ll step down in 90 days — maybe

The Yemen president says those who cling to power are mad.

By Melissa Bell  |  05:52 PM ET, 11/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Yemen, Ali Abdullah Saleh

Posted at 08:46 AM ET, 09/30/2011

Anwar al-Aulaqi killed: What he preached (videos)

Anwar al-Aulaqi has been killed. During his life, he was known for his charisma and speeches.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  08:46 AM ET, 09/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Anwar al-Aulaqi, Yemen, al-Qaeda

Posted at 10:42 AM ET, 09/23/2011

Yemen: Crowds march in protest as president returns (photos, video)

Crowds gathered in protest as Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh unexpectedly returned home Friday morning, calling for a truce and new negotiations.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  10:42 AM ET, 09/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Yemen, Ali Abdullah Saleh, Arab Spring

Posted at 08:39 AM ET, 09/21/2011

Drone bases secretly assembled: Where are they located?

The Obama administration is assembling secret drone bases for counterterrorism operations in Africa and the Arabian peninsula.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  08:39 AM ET, 09/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, drones, al-Qaeda, al-Shabab, Somalia, Yemen, Seychelles, Ethiopia

Posted at 09:12 AM ET, 09/19/2011

Yemen street clashes extremely violent, leave more than 20 dead (live updates)

President Saleh’s security forces have cracked down on protesters in Yemen, leaving more than 20 dead on Monday.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  09:12 AM ET, 09/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World;, Yemen;, Arab Spring;, protests;, live stream