Ten alleged rebels were sentenced to death in Yemen Tuesday, the Gulf nation’s official news agency reported.
A 12-year-old Yemeni girl, who was forced into marriage, died during a painful childbirth that also killed her baby, a children’s rights group said Monday. Fawziya Ammodi struggled for three days in labor, before dying of severe bleeding at a hospital on Friday, said the Seyaj Organization for the Protection of Children.
The flight data recorders from a Yemenia Airways crash were possibly located off Comoros on Wednesday, a day after a jetliner with 153 people aboard went down in the Indian Ocean, a French official said. “It seems like the ‘black boxes’ have been localized, but are not very accessible, according to information we obtained this morning.
Al Qaeda’s top financier for Yemen and Saudi Arabia has been taken into custody, the Yemeni government announced Sunday.
A Yemeni detainee at Cuba’s Guantanamo Bay detention camp died late Monday of an apparent suicide, the U.S. military said.
The most successful interrogation of an Al-Qaeda operative by U.S. officials required no sleep deprivation, no slapping or “walling” and no waterboarding. All it took to soften up Abu Jandal, who had been closer to Osama bin Laden than any other terrorist ever captured, was a handful of sugar-free cookies
Though the United States has not issued any travel warnings related to the swine flu outbreak in Mexico, major U.S. airlines are waiving fees for passengers who want to change their tickets to Mexico. Three marines were wounded in the operation conducted by Yemeni forces, according to the SABA news agency
A Yemeni oil tanker hijacked in the Gulf of Aden was freed Monday and 11 Somali pirates were arrested, Yemen’s official news agency said. Three marines were wounded in the operation conducted by Yemeni forces, according to the SABA news agency. The tanker was seized Sunday on its way to Aden, SABA said