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  • US weighs Syrian intervention, despite the consequences

    PARIS -- The present debate in the United States over making policy for a Middle East that has been profoundly changed by the events of the past three years unhappily echoes past policies that failed. They were intended to promote democracy and usually...
  • What does evacuation of Yemen say about American policy?

    PARIS -- The war against terror now being conducted from the White House, with the increasing use of drones, obviously is a self-perpetuating and self-enlarging undertaking that of its nature guarantees that the United States is the creator and...
  • Yemen military officers taken hostage in suspected Al Qaeda assault

    Yemen military officers taken hostage in suspected Al Qaeda assault
    SANA, Yemen -- In the latest audacious strike by suspected Al Qaeda militants in Yemen, attackers on Monday stormed a military headquarters in the country’s southeast, killing at least five soldiers and army officers and taking dozens more hostage,...
  • U.S. targets Al Qaeda, Shabab leaders in Libya, Somalia

    WASHINGTON — U.S. forces conducted raids in Somalia and Libya on Saturday targeting suspected militant leaders, including one tied to the 1998 bombings of the U.S. embassies in East Africa. In an unusual operation in Tripoli, the Libyan capital,...
  • Militants attack troops in southern Yemen, kill 12

    Militants attack troops in southern Yemen, kill 12
    SANA, Yemen -- In the latest attack by suspected Al Qaeda militants in a former stronghold, an explosives-laden vehicle blew up inside a military base in southern Yemen on Friday, killing an estimated 12 soldiers and injuring more than a dozen others,...
  • Symbolic dates and Yemen strike drive fears of Al Qaeda attack

    Symbolic dates and Yemen strike drive fears of Al Qaeda attack
    Fears of impending terrorist strikes against Western targets in the Muslim world reached fever pitch Tuesday after a U.S. drone strike in Yemen, the evacuation of diplomatic missions in Africa and Europe and the approaching end of Ramadan and symbolic...
  • U.S. diplomatic posts to reopen except in Yemen and Pakistan

    U.S. diplomatic posts to reopen except in Yemen and Pakistan
    Most of the U.S. embassies and consulates closed this week because of a worldwide terrorism alert will reopen Sunday, though tension remains high and fear of an attack persists, the U.S. State Department said Friday. Diplomatic posts in Sana, the Yemeni...
  • Hunger strike, Yemeni dilemma could spur Guantanamo closure plans

    Hunger strike, Yemeni dilemma could spur Guantanamo closure plans
    A 100-day-old hunger strike at the Guantanamo Bay prison for suspected terrorists has agitated international human rights advocates anew, prompting fresh calls worldwide for closure of the detention center that President Obama vowed to shutter more than...
  • Britain to close embassy in Yemen for two days amid terror threat

    Britain to close embassy in Yemen for two days amid terror threat
    WASHINGTON -- Britain announced Friday that it will close its embassy in Yemen this weekend, a move that suggests London may believe a terrorist threat causing concern in Washington emanates from Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, the group’s Yemen-...
  • U.S. spying on Al Qaeda leader led to foreign post closures

    WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration ordered the temporary closure of two dozen diplomatic posts last week after U.S. intelligence agencies secretly intercepted communications in which Ayman Zawahiri, the Al Qaeda leader based in Pakistan, ordered the...
  • Britain joins U.S. in evacuating Yemen embassies amid Al Qaeda alert

    Britain joins U.S. in evacuating Yemen embassies amid Al Qaeda alert
    LONDON — The British Foreign Office announced Tuesday that all embassy staff in Yemen had been temporarily evacuated because of "increased security concerns." The foreign office also advised against all travel to Yemen, where "the situation...
  • U.S. Consulate in Milan evacuated after bomb threat

    The U.S. Consulate in Milan was temporarily evacuated Tuesday after receiving a letter containing a bomb threat, according to news reports. Other offices in the building were also evacuated and a nearby subway stop shut down while police investigated....