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Yemen Suicide Bomber Kills at Least 96 Soldiers

Posted May 21st, 2012 at 10:05 am (UTC-5)
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Yemeni officials say a suicide bomber attacked a military parade rehearsal in the capital Sana’a on Monday, killing at least 96 troops and wounding more than 200 others. Officials say the bomber was dressed in a military uniform and detonated the explosives as hundreds of soldiers gathered around him. Yemen’s defense minister was at the […]

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Yemen Suicide Bomber Kills at Least 63 Soldiers

Posted May 21st, 2012 at 9:20 am (UTC-5)
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Yemeni officials say a suicide bomber has attacked a military parade rehearsal in the capital Sana’a, killing at least 63 troops and wounding more than 60 others. Officials say the bomber was dressed in a military uniform and detonated the explosives as hundreds of soldiers gathered around him. Yemen’s defense minister was at the rehearsal […]

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Yemen Suicide Blast Kills 63

Posted May 21st, 2012 at 6:55 am (UTC-5)
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Yemeni officials say a suicide bomber killed at least 63 people when he blew himself up in the middle of a group of soldiers practicing for a military parade. Officials said Monday’s attack in the capital, Sanaa, wounded dozens of others. Bodies covered the ground as military personnel frantically rushed to secure the scene. Yemen’s […]

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Yemen Suicide Blast Kills 41

Posted May 21st, 2012 at 6:00 am (UTC-5)
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Yemeni officials say a suicide bomber killed at least 41 people when he blew himself up in the middle of a group of soldiers practicing for a military parade. Officials said Monday’s attack in the capital, Sanaa, wounded dozens of others. Bodies covered the ground as military personnel frantically rushed to secure the scene. The […]

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Yemen Suicide Blast Kills 20

Posted May 21st, 2012 at 4:55 am (UTC-5)
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Yemeni officials say a suicide bomber killed at least 20 people when he blew himself up in the middle of a group of soldiers practicing for a military parade. Officials said Monday’s attack in the capital, Sanaa, wounded scores of others. The soldiers were preparing for a parade on Tuesday to mark Yemen’s unification of […]

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28 Dead as Yemen Launches Anti-Qaida Assault

Posted May 13th, 2012 at 4:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Yemeni officials say at least 16 militants and 12 government soldiers were killed Sunday as troops backed by warplanes and heavy artillery launched a major offensive to retake the al-Qaida-held southern city of Zinjibar. The attacks pounded areas of Ayban province including the city of Jaar, where al-Qaida has maintained control since March 2011. If […]

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Yemen Airstrikes, Raids Kill 17 Al-Qaida Militants

Posted May 10th, 2012 at 4:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Airstrikes and mortar fire have killed at least 17 al-Qaida militants in southern Yemen, days after details emerged about a Saudi mole within the terrorist network whose information helped the U.S. foil a plot by the group’s Yemeni branch. Security officials in Yemen said Thursday’s airstrikes struck the town of Jaar and northeast of Zinjibar, […]

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Yemen Missile Strike Kills 8 Militants

Posted May 10th, 2012 at 4:15 am (UTC-5)
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Missile strikes have killed eight suspected militants in an al-Qaida stronghold in Yemen, days after the U.S. announced it stopped a terrorist plot by the group’s Yemen branch. Local residents say the missile strikes occurred early Thursday in the southern town of Jaar, which is in a region used as a base by al-Qaida in […]

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Al-Qaida Militants Kill 20 Yemeni Soldiers

Posted May 7th, 2012 at 5:40 am (UTC-5)
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Yemeni military officials say suspected al-Qaida militants have killed at least 20 soldiers during a surprise attack in the country’s south. The officials, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, said Monday’s assault occurred in the volatile Abyan province. The attack comes a day after a senior al-Qaida leader in the Gulf region was killed […]

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Yemen Airstrike Kills Senior Al-Qaida Leader

Posted May 6th, 2012 at 10:15 pm (UTC-5)
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A senior al-Qaida leader in the Gulf region, wanted for bombing the USS Cole warship in 2000, was killed by a U.S. airstrike in Yemen Sunday. Yemeni officials said Fahd al-Quso was hit by a missile in Rafth, in the country’s southern Shabwa province, along with another al-Qaida operative identified as Fahed al-Akdam. The Yemeni […]

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