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Car Bomb in Yemen Kills British Citizen

According to witnesses in Yemen’s southernmost port city of Aden, a car exploded after a man entered the car and turned on the motor. A person passing by the area was also badly injured in the explosion. The explosion occurred in an area known as Moalla, not far from a hotel which is the headquarters… Continue Reading

Hamas Ends Salafist Protest in Gaza City

Salafists- Islamists who are more conservative than Hamas- staged a protest in the Hamas-led Gaza strip on Saturday carrying posters of Osama bin Laden and chanting “We warn you America, we warn you Europe!” Hamas Stops Salafist Demonstration Hamas broke up the gathering of dozens of Salafists who were denouncing the raid by US forces… Continue Reading

US Kills Osama bin Laden after Ten Year Manhunt

After what amounted to a ten years long manhunt, Osama bin Laden was found and killed early on Monday morning, local time, in Abbottobad, Pakistan, by a small group of US military forces. Obama Announces Death to Americans President Barak Obama made the announcement on Sunday evening in the US, interrupting regularly scheduled broadcasts, saying… Continue Reading

Obama Intervenes to Keep Yemeni Journalist Jailed

Jailed Yemeni journalist Abdul-Elah Haidar Shaye was granted a pardon by President Ali Abdullah Saleh even before the recent anti-government demonstrations broke out in Yemen last week, but he had not yet been released. As part of concessions President Saleh made to the protestors was included the agreement to finally release Haidar Shaye. However this… Continue Reading