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US Escalates Drone War on al Qaeda in Yemen
ABC News’ David Kerley and Stephanie Liu report: The United States is intensifying its strikes in Yemen and increasing its presence there as it pursues al Qaeda. Two suspected U.S. drone strikes killed 11 suspected al Qaeda militants in southern Yemen Saturday, according to military...
Today in Pictures: Democracy Protest, Spring Training, Art Fair
Yemeni pro-democracy protesters chant slogans as they march during a demonstration demanding the trial of former president Ali Abdullah Saleh in Sanaa, Yemen, Feb. 28, 2013. (Hani Mohammed/AP Photo) Click to see the rest of ABC News’ Today in Pictures
Yemen's Other Crisis: Humanitarian Crisis Grows as Violence Increases
Yemen is not only one of the most dangerous countries in the world, it’s also home to one of the world’s worst humanitarian crises, according to the grim numbers offered today by State Department officials. Nearly 40 percent of the country — 10 million people...
Today In Pictures; Marilyn's Legs, Olympic Torch, Thailand Oxen, The Lakers, and Rainbows
One of the dismantled pieces of ‘Forever Marilyn’, a sculpture by Seward Johnson, is seen dismantled, as it is prepared for removal from Pioneer Court May 8, 2012 in Chicago. The stainless steel and aluminum sculpture, which stands 26 feet tall and weighs 34,000 pounds,...
White House Stands By Obama Push for Yemeni Journalist to Remain Behind Bars
White House officials Friday defended President Obama’s request that the government of Yemen keep a local journalist detained for alleged terrorist ties. Al-Sha’i had investigated a series of airstrikes in December 2009 against what Yemeni officials described as an Al Qaeda training camp in al...
The Global Note: Greece, Iran & Your Pocketbook…Another Koran Crisis For U.S.?…Inside Apple's China Factories
GREECE…AND YOUR 401K After more than 12 hours of down-to-the-wire talks, which ended close to sunrise this morning, the countries that use the Euro reached an agreement to hand Greece euro130 billion ($170 billion) in additional bailout loans to save it from a potentially disastrous...
Photo of The Year: In Yemen, Courage of Ordinary People
Out of 100,000 photographs, one single shot stood out. A woman, fully covered in a black Abaya, save a small sliver of flesh, cradles a wounded relative. Initially published in The New York Times without a photo credit out of fear for the photographer’s safety,...
Yemen Air Strike Hits al Qaeda Targets: Reports
At least nine militants , including four men believed to be local leaders with ties to al Qaeda, were killed late Monday in an air strike in Yemen, according to local and international reports. Residents in the Yemeni province of Abyan told Reuters the rockets appeared to come from a drone and
The Global Note: Seal Team Rescue…Egypt, One Year Later…Man's Best Friend - For 33,000 Years
SEAL TEAM RESCUE -THE RAID…American aid worker Jessica Buchanan and her Danish coworker Poul Thisted – held captive in Somalia for three months – were rescued in a daring nighttime raid by U.S. Navy SEALs. Very different details of course – but the story brings...