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Al Qaeda group threatens to execute Yemeni army hostages

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) is threatening to kill the over 70 Yemeni troops it holds hostage, if its demands for the release of prisoners is not met.

Attorney General defends killing of American citizen in speech

Attorney General, Eric Holder, defended the US killing of Anwar Awlaki, an American citizen, Monday in a speech on national security.

Yemen car bomb kills at least 26

The attack appeared to be by a suicide bomber and happened in Hadramout.

Yemen's president Saleh is out. But real change remains elusive.

SANAA — In the capital’s Change Square, voters proudly displayed blue-inked thumbs, and protesters — who have been camped out a year — celebrated the apparent end Saleh’s rule.

Yemen votes out President Saleh (PHOTOS)

Vice President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi is the only candidate on the ballot, but the elections are nonetheless an important transitional moment in a country where demonstrations a year ago worked to unseat a dictator.

Yemen votes out President Saleh

Security was tight at polling stations, and some violence was reported during the voting.

Explosion, gunfire in Yemen ahead of election

One soldier died following an explosion at a polling station in Yemen Monday, Reuters reported. The violence comes just one day before Yemen votes to replace Ali Abdullah Saleh, its president of more than 30 years.

Sudan: JEM rebels release UNAMID peacekeepers in Darfur

Darfur's Justice and Equality Movement accuses UNAMID forces of spying for Khartoum.

Air strikes on Al Qaeda kill at least a dozen in southern Yemen

Abdul Munim al-Fathani, reportedly wanted by the US over his alleged involvement in attacks on the USS Cole in 2000 and a French oil tanker in 2002, was killed in the attack, tribal leaders told reporters.

Thousands of Yemenis protest in capital Sanaa over immunity deal for president

Tens of thousands of demonstrators demanded the president be put on trial and executed for crimes they say he committed during his 33 years in power
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