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  • Britain joins U.S. in evacuating Yemen embassies amid Al Qaeda alert

    Britain joins U.S. in evacuating Yemen embassies amid Al Qaeda alert
    LONDON — The British Foreign Office announced Tuesday that all embassy staff in Yemen had been temporarily evacuated because of "increased security concerns." The foreign office also advised against all travel to Yemen, where "the situation...
  • Symbolic dates and Yemen strike drive fears of Al Qaeda attack

    Symbolic dates and Yemen strike drive fears of Al Qaeda attack
    Fears of impending terrorist strikes against Western targets in the Muslim world reached fever pitch Tuesday after a U.S. drone strike in Yemen, the evacuation of diplomatic missions in Africa and Europe and the approaching end of Ramadan and symbolic...
  • Extreme security in Yemen after Al Qaeda terror plot is foiled

    Extreme security in Yemen after Al Qaeda terror plot is foiled
    SANA, Yemen -- The Yemeni government deployed tanks and troops to guard its airports, oil terminals and foreign embassies Wednesday after claiming to have foiled an Al Qaeda plot to seize two ports and blow up pipelines. Yemen’s Supreme Security...
  • Terror alert: Drone strikes in Yemen, arrests in Saudi Arabia

    Terror alert: Drone strikes in Yemen, arrests in Saudi Arabia
    As a security alert kept millions on edge throughout the Muslim world, suspected U.S. drone attacks in Yemen killed 12 alleged militants Thursday, and Saudi security forces arrested two foreign men they say were plotting suicide attacks in the region....
  • U.S. diplomatic posts to reopen except in Yemen and Pakistan

    U.S. diplomatic posts to reopen except in Yemen and Pakistan
    Most of the U.S. embassies and consulates closed this week because of a worldwide terrorism alert will reopen Sunday, though tension remains high and fear of an attack persists, the U.S. State Department said Friday. Diplomatic posts in Sana, the Yemeni...
  • McManus: Where's the enemies list?

    McManus: Where's the enemies list?
    Who exactly is the enemy in the continuing U.S. war against terrorism? In some cases, the answer is: It's a secret. When the United States began its war against Al Qaeda after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the identity of the enemy was clear: Osama...
  • McManus: Rebooting the war on terror

    McManus: Rebooting the war on terror
    President Obama's speech last week on the future course of America's 11-year-old war against Al Qaeda was long overdue. Never before has he offered the public such a detailed explanation of his anti-terrorism strategy. In part, that's surely because...
  • Young Afghan militants ready to die, eager to kill

    Young Afghan militants ready to die, eager to kill
    KABUL, Afghanistan — Abdul Wali Fadaei is proud of his family history. His father died when he drove an explosives-laden car into the capital's upscale Hotel Inter-Continental in 2011, a brazen attack that killed 18 people, including seven...
  • Yemen military officers taken hostage in suspected Al Qaeda assault

    Yemen military officers taken hostage in suspected Al Qaeda assault
    SANA, Yemen -- In the latest audacious strike by suspected Al Qaeda militants in Yemen, attackers on Monday stormed a military headquarters in the country’s southeast, killing at least five soldiers and army officers and taking dozens more hostage,...
  • Britain to close embassy in Yemen for two days amid terror threat

    Britain to close embassy in Yemen for two days amid terror threat
    WASHINGTON -- Britain announced Friday that it will close its embassy in Yemen this weekend, a move that suggests London may believe a terrorist threat causing concern in Washington emanates from Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, the group’s Yemen-...
  • 'Dirty Wars' makers go behind Obama's counterterrorism

    'Dirty Wars' makers go behind Obama's counterterrorism
    Those who tuned in to President Obama's speech last month on counterterrorism and national security heard some pretty remarkable things: The commander in chief defending his decision to sanction the killing of a fellow citizen without due process, even...