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  • Food for Education programs help Yemeni's children
    The silent crisis in Yemen
    As the world marks International Day of the Girl, there is some discouraging news from Yemen. The United Nations reports that 800,000 school-age girls are not attending classes.Yemeni girls are being kept at home to do chores, such as fetching...
  • Wendell Phillips, leader of major archaeological expeditions to South Arabia, stands with Yemeni men and a child in the desert.
    Indiana Jones, Queen of Sheba 'Unearthing Arabia' adventure at Smithsonian
    Want an adventure? See the Smithsonian's new exhibit of the most important ancient treasures outside South Arabia, uncovered by the real-life Indiana Jones, who was also called the "American Lawrence of Arabia".The exhibit "...
  • Shiite radicals in Yemen
    Yemen, Obama's model strategy resulting in 'Death to America'
    In his own words, Obama indicated that the Yemen/Somalia approach would be applicable to combatting ISIS. In today’s news from Yemen, that strategy doesn’t look so good."This strategy of taking out terrorists who threaten us,...
  • Al-Qaida Cleric Anwar al-Awlaki
    Al-Qaida's icon cleric Anwar al-Awlaki was FBI informant: New documents
    A Washington, D.C., watchdog group obtained documents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation through a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit that reveals al-Qaida's top cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, who was the prime suspect in encouraging terrorist...
  • Mohammed in Medina
    Shiite rebels killed by al-Qaida suicide attack in Yemen
    On the same weekend as the Sunni radical Muslim group al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) attacked the U.S. Embassy in Yemen,a numberof Iranian-backed Shiite Houthi rebels were killed in a terrorist attack using a suicide car bomb in Yemen&...
  • U.S. Embassy in Sana'a
    Al Qaeda fires missile near U.S. Embassy in Yemen
    Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) has claimed responsibility for a missile attack on Saturday, saying it launched a missile aimed at the U.S.Embassy in Yemen, and had injured guards and damaged a vehicle.A high ranking member of AQAP said...
  • Mural depicting weaponry in Yemen
    Drudge Report: Al Qaeda fires revenge rocket at USA Yemen embassy
    The Drudge Report Saturday banner directs to an article of claims of revenge by an Al Qaeda-linked splinter group in Yemen. On the same day, the militants fired a rocket at the USA embassy, asserting it is their response to an American drone...
  • School feeding to start in Yemen
    UN plan will boost nutrition, education in Yemen
    A major school feeding plan is set to launch in Yemen this October. The UN World Food Programme (WFP) will be providing food for 196,000 children at schools in the Hajjah and Hudaydah governorates.This is the opening of what hopes to be nationwide...
  • U.S. donation to help hungry Yemenis
    U.S. donation helps strategy shift in Yemen
    The United States is scaling up its efforts to fight hunger in Yemen. The UN World Food Programme (WFP) yesterday announced a US $40 million donation from America. WFP will use the funds in assisting 2.8 million hungry Yemenis.The U.S. donation...
  • Fighting malnutrition in Yemen
    UNICEF, WFP warn hunger still major crisis in Yemen
    The United Nations, in a press release today, said that more than 40 percent of Yemen's population is suffering from hunger. These were early findings from a survey by UNICEF and the UN World Food Programme (WFP), two agencies on the...
  • WFP, Yemen team up for school feeding
    Got milk? School children in Yemen do
    Children in Sana'a, the capital of Yemen, are drinking milk at school thanks to the UN World Food Programme (WFP). It's a pilot school feeding program for around 100 students. In addition to the milk, the children receive fortified date...
  • Yemen's President Hadi
    Yemen president to Obama: 'We are in an open war with al-Qaida'
    Yemen's president on Thursday admitted a fact that continues to elude U.S. President Barack Obama and his so-called national security team: President Abdu Mansour Hadi conceded that his Arab nation "is in an open war with al-Qaida,"...
  • Yemen's al-Qaida Affiliate
    Flip side of Benghazi: U.S. embassy staff kill al-Qaida attackers in Yemen
    While lawmakers feverishly debate the tragedy known as Benghazi, in which U.S. diplomatic staff including an ambassador were brutalized and murdered by Islamists, U.S. Embassy officials assigned to another Arab country that's become a hotbed...
  • Yemen offensive: Al-Qaida terrorist killed by Yemeni forces, US Embassy on alert
    Yemen offensive: Al-Qaida terrorist killed by Yemeni forces, US Embassy on alert
    (CNN) Yemeni security forces have killed an al Qaeda terrorist wanted over a series of attacks in the country's capital, state media reported Friday.Acting on intelligence reports, the security forces surrounded Shayef Mohammed Saeed Al...
  • Yemen offensive al-Qaida: Wanted terrorist leader killed in capital
    Yemen offensive al-Qaida: Wanted terrorist leader killed in capital
    The Yemen offensive has taken down another al-Qaida leader in Yemen, Mohammed Saeed Al-Shabwani, who was suspected of involvement in bombings and kidnappings of foreigners. He was killed in an overnight clash with security forces in Sanaa, said...