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Al-Qaida Says it Killed American Language Teacher in Yemen

Posted March 18th, 2012 at 10:40 am (UTC-5)
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A Yemeni militant group affiliated with al-Qaida has claimed responsibility for a shooting that killed an American teacher in the southern city of Taiz. Militants riding a motorcycle shot the man in his car on Sunday. Yemeni officials say the American had been working in Taiz as the deputy director of a Swedish-run language institute. […]

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American Language Teacher Shot Dead in Yemen

Posted March 18th, 2012 at 5:45 am (UTC-5)
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An American language teacher has been shot dead in Yemen. Security officials say one of two men on a motorcycle opened fire on the teacher in his car Sunday in the city of Taez. The gunmen escaped. Officials say the victim was the deputy director of a language school in Yemen called the Swedish Institute. […]

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American Language Teacher Shot Dead in Yemen

Posted March 18th, 2012 at 5:30 am (UTC-5)
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An American language teacher has been shot dead in Yemen. Security officials say one of two men on a motorcycle opened fire on the teacher in his car Sunday in the city of Taez. The gunmen escaped. Officials say the victim was the deputy director of a language school in Yemen called the Swedish Institute. […]

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American Language Teacher Shot Dead in Yemen

Posted March 18th, 2012 at 2:50 am (UTC-5)
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An American language teacher has been shot dead in his car in Yemen. Security officials say two gunmen on a motorcycle opened fire on the teacher Sunday in the city of Taez. The victim has not been identified and no one has yet claimed responsibility for the attack. The killing comes three days after a […]

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Airstrikes Pummel al-Qaida Militants in Yemen

Posted March 10th, 2012 at 2:20 pm (UTC-5)
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A series of airstrikes have pounded suspected militant locations across Yemen, killing more than 30 militants. Yemeni security officials confirmed the airstrikes, which started late Friday and continued into Saturday. Officials say at least 25 militants linked to al-Qaida were killed late Friday in Bayda, southeast of the capital of Sana’a. At least another 6 […]

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10 Suspected Militants Killed in Yemen Raid

Posted March 10th, 2012 at 2:20 am (UTC-5)
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Security officials in Yemen said Saturday air strikes in the southern part of the country have killed at least 10 suspected al-Qaida militants. Witnesses say they believe the raids late Friday were carried out by U.S. aircraft. Militants expanded their base in Yemen during the months of turmoil that eventually resulted in the ouster of […]

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Southern Yemen Fighting Kills 98

Posted March 5th, 2012 at 3:55 am (UTC-5)
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Yemeni officials say fierce fighting between government troops and al-Qaida militants in the country’s south has killed at least 78 soldiers and 20 militants. Sunday’s fighting erupted in Abyan province when the militants detonated several car bombs and overran a military post near Zinjibar. Officials say a military hospital was overwhelmed with dead and wounded […]

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Southern Yemen Fighting Kills 55

Posted March 4th, 2012 at 2:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Yemeni officials and medics say a fierce battle between government troops and al-Qaida fighters in the country’s south has killed at least 35 soldiers and 20 militants. They say Sunday’s fighting erupted in Abyan province, when the militants detonated several car bombs and overran a military post in the Koud region near the provincial capital, […]

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Southern Yemen Fighting Kills 30 Soldiers, 14 Al-Qaida Militants

Posted March 4th, 2012 at 12:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Yemeni officials and medics say a fierce battle between government troops and al-Qaida fighters in the country’s south has killed at least 30 soldiers and 14 militants. They say the fighting erupted in the southern province of Abyan on Sunday, when the al-Qaida militants detonated several car bombs and tried to overrun a military post […]

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Bombings in Yemen Kill 4

Posted March 3rd, 2012 at 8:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Two separate bombings in Yemen have killed at least four people, including two suicide bombers. Yemeni authorities said that, in the first incident Saturday, two suicide bombers drove a truck into a Republican Guard camp in the town of Bayda, killing one soldier and wounding five others. A local official blamed al-Qaida for the attack. […]

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