| May 9, 2012
| 12:03 AM
WASHINGTON -- The agent who penetrated al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula and returned from Yemen with the group's new "airline bomb" was always under Saudi control and was not a double-agent, two sources briefed by Saudi counterterrorism officials have...
| May 8, 2012
| 5:45 AM
Investigators were studying an explosive device Tuesday that they say terrorists in Yemen crafted to slip past airport metal detectors and onto an airplane bound for the United States.
U.S. intelligence agents thwarted the plot two weeks ago after...
| May 12, 2012
| 7:54 PM
ADEN (Reuters) - Two apparent U.S. drone attacks killed at least 10 suspected al Qaeda-linked militants in Yemen on Saturday, while Yemeni government forces killed 15 others in a new offensive against insurgents, local and military officials said.
| May 19, 2012
| 2:12 PM
The jockey had raced an Arabian horse only once before and had never met the trainer before.
The trainer, a former jockey himself, has never actually mounted an Arabian.
The owner is an 18-year-old Shiek who, according to the trainer, knows very...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 8:43 AM
Yemeni forces have killed Said al-Shihri, second in command of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, the Yemeni Defense Ministry said Monday.
An official military website cited a senior source saying al-Shihri was killed in an operation in Hadramawt Valley....
| Jan 30, 2012
| 6:19 AM
Jere McCumber has nothing against playing Frisbee, but he knows it has no place in the desert, especially one riddled with land mines.
During his deployment to Saudi Arabia in Desert Storm, he had to command the men and women in his troop to stop a...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 7:41 PM
The Tunisian government on Wednesday confirmed it has arrested a 28-year-old Tunisian reportedly linked to the U.S. Consulate attack in Libya, according to the AP.
Tunisian Interior Ministry spokesman Tarrouch Khaled said Ali Harzi was in custody in...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 1:11 PM
CERRITOS, Calif. -- L.A. County sheriffs deputies were called Wednesday night to the Cerritos home of the purported filmmaker behind the anti-Muslim film that has sparked unrest in the Middle East after reports of a large contingent of news media...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 2:38 PM
Virginia Tech's motto is invent the future, and now the university is leading the way by taking part in a unique program involving students from Saudi Arabia.
It's no secret when it comes to higher education America leads the way.
So Saudi Arabia has...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 4:07 PM
John Brennan--the President's chief advisor on counter-terrorism--may have grown up in New Jersey
.but he defended New York's police commissioner Friday against recent attacks from New Jersey Governor, Chris Christie, about the NYPD's surveillance of some...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 9:53 AM
WASHINGTON (AP)— U.S. counterterrorism officials see no specific threat tied to next week’s one-year anniversary of the killing of Osama bin Laden. But they’re concerned about violence from al-Qaida’s affiliate in Yemen because...