Yemen

Armed Yemeni men loyal to the Shiite Huthi movement shout slogans during a tribal gathering against al-Qaeda militants in the Bani al-Harith area, north of Sanaa, on Aug. 17, 2014. (credit: MOHAMMED HUWAIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Al Qaeda Threatening To Execute American In Yemen Following US Raid To Free Him

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula is threatening to execute an American photojournalist.

12/04/2014

Shiite Muslims display a model of an American drone in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on April 19, 2014. (MOHAMMED HUWAIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Drone Strike In Yemen Kills 9 Al Qaida Members

Witness says an American UAV struck a white SUV carrying militants.

04/19/2014

The United States Department of Justice seal.  (credit:  Richard Nowitz/Getty Images)

Ex-FBI Agent To Plead Guilty To Being AP Source

A former FBI explosives expert said Monday he will plead guilty to revealing secret information for an Associated Press story about a U.S. intelligence operation in Yemen in 2012. The story led to a leaks investigation and the seizure of AP phone records in the government’s search for the information’s source.

09/23/2013

President Barack Obama seems determined to make sure he doesn't have another Benghazi. (BERTRAND LANGLOIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Post-Benghazi, Obama Remains Cautious With Embassies

President Barack Obama seems determined to make sure he doesn’t have another Benghazi.

08/10/2013

A federal judge finds "disconcerting" the Obama administration's position that courts have no role in a lawsuit over drone-strike killings of three U.S. citizens in Yemen. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Fed Judge: Obama Administration Stance On Drone Suit ‘Disconcerting’

A federal judge finds “disconcerting” the Obama administration’s position that courts have no role in a lawsuit over drone-strike killings of three U.S. citizens in Yemen.

07/19/2013

The military leader of al-Qaida's Yemeni branch says Americans will not be safe unless their leaders respect the security of other nations and do not attack or oppress them. (Photo credit - BANARAS KHAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Al-Qaida Commander: Americans Not Safe Abroad, ‘Mind Your Own Internal Affairs’

The military leader of al-Qaida’s Yemeni branch says Americans will not be safe unless their leaders respect the security of other nations and do not attack or oppress them.

06/02/2013

Senator John McCain speaks during a panel discussion at the World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa on the shores of the Dead Sea on May 25, 2013. (credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

McCain Praises ‘Brave Fighters’ Battling Assad’s Syrian Forces

Sen. John McCain on Tuesday praised the “brave fighters” battling the forces of Syrian President Bashar Assad and renewed his call for the Obama administration to move aggressively militarily to aid the opposition.

05/29/2013

President Barack Obama speaks about his administration's drone and counterterrorism policies, as well as the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, at the National Defense University in Washington, D.C., on May 23, 2013. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: Not ‘Constitutional For The Government To Target Or Kill Any US Citizen’ With A Drone Without Due Process

President Obama revealed clearer guidelines for drone strikes during a counterterrorism policy speech Thursday.

05/23/2013

File photo of President Barack Obama.  (credit: Pete Marovich/Getty Images)

4 Americans Killed Since 2009 In US Drone Strikes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration acknowledged for the first time Wednesday that four American citizens have been killed in drone strikes in Pakistan and Yemen since 2009. The disclosure to Congress comes on the eve […]

05/22/2013

File photo of U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

GOP, Dems Challenge Holder Over Subpoenas To AP

Congressional Republicans and Democrats on Wednesday challenged Attorney General Eric Holder over the Justice Department’s handling of the investigation of national security leaks and its failure to talk to The Associated Press before issuing subpoenas for the news service’s telephone records.

05/15/2013

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