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Timeline: Awlaki’s Role in Terror Attacks

Posted September 30th, 2011 at 9:30 am (UTC-5)
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Yemeni and U.S. authorities believe Anwar al-Awlaki, a radical al-Qaida-linked cleric, played a role in a number of terrorist attacks. Here is a look at the major incidents. September 2001: U.S. authorities conduct a series of interviews with Awlaki in the aftermath of the September 11th U.S. terror attacks for his alleged dealings with suspects […]

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Radical US-Born Cleric Killed in Yemen

Posted September 30th, 2011 at 8:15 am (UTC-5)
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A radical American-born cleric wanted by Yemen and the United States has been killed in Yemen by an apparent U.S. air strike. Yemen’s defense ministry says Anwar al-Awlaki, who is linked to al-Qaida forces in the country, was killed along with several other suspected militants. Details of when and where the attack took place were […]

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Radical US-Born Cleric Killed in Yemen

Posted September 30th, 2011 at 7:35 am (UTC-5)
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A radical U.S.-born cleric wanted by Yemen and the United States has been killed in an apparent American air strike in Yemen. Yemen’s defense ministry says Anwar al-Awlaki, who is linked to al-Qaida forces in the country, was killed along with several other suspected militants. A timeline was not released as to the sequence of […]

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Radical US-Born Cleric Killed in Yemen

Posted September 30th, 2011 at 5:35 am (UTC-5)
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Yemen’s Defense Ministry says radical U.S.-born cleric Anwar al-Awlaki has been killed. The ministry says Awlaki, who is linked to al-Qaida forces in the country, was killed along with several other suspected militants. It did not release any additional information on the circumstances of his death. But tribal sources and security officials say the U.S.-born […]

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Yemen’s Saleh Says He Will Not Resign Until Rivals Are Gone

Posted September 30th, 2011 at 3:26 am (UTC-5)
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During the interview, the president hinted that Mohsen and the Ahmar tribe may have played a role in the assassination attempt against him. He said the government was waiting for the results of a U.S. investigation into the attack which was due to be completed by the end of this month. Fighting between forces loyal […]

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Yemen’s Saleh Says He Won’t Resign Until Rivals Are Gone

Posted September 29th, 2011 at 7:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh says he will not step down as long as his key rivals, a senior general who defected to the opposition and a billionaire tribal leader and his family, retain power and influence in the country. In an exclusive interview with The Washington Post and Time magazine, Mr. Saleh said a […]

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At Least Two Dead in Escalating Clashes in Yemen’s Capital

Posted September 29th, 2011 at 9:40 am (UTC-5)
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At least two people have been killed in the Yemeni capital, Sana’a, where fierce clashes have erupted between forces loyal to President Ali Abdullah Saleh and armed tribesmen who have sided with the opposition. Witnesses reported explosions and heavy gunfire early Thursday in several areas of the city, with government troops battling followers of tribal […]

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Fighting Erupts in Yemeni Capital

Posted September 29th, 2011 at 4:26 am (UTC-5)
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Heavy fighting has erupted in the Yemeni capital, Sana’a, between forces loyal to President Ali Abdullah Saleh and armed tribesman who side with anti-Saleh protesters. Witnesses said explosions and heavy gunfire broke out early Thursday in the north of the city, with government troops battling followers of tribal leader Sheikh Sadek al-Ahmar. There was no […]

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Yemeni Tribesmen Shoot Down Government Warplane

Posted September 28th, 2011 at 10:40 am (UTC-5)
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Anti-government tribesmen in Yemen have shot down a government warplane north of the capital, Sana’a, while tens of thousands of protesters demonstrated later Wednesday against President Ali Abdullah Saleh. The jet went down about 40 kilometers from Sana’a in an area where tribesmen have been battling forces loyal to the president. Tribal sources said their […]

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Yemeni Tribesman Shoot Down Government Warplane

Posted September 28th, 2011 at 5:35 am (UTC-5)
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Anti-government tribesman in Yemen have shot down a government warplane north of the capital, Sana’a. The jet went down Wednesday about 40 kilometers from Sana’a, in an area where armed tribesmen have been battling forces loyal to President Ali Abdullah Saleh. Tribal sources said fighters shot down the plane using anti-aircraft weapons and captured the […]

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