All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Sanaa Yemen’

Yemen Kidnapping Quickly Resolved, Captors Jailed

Yemeni security forces freed two Westerners unharmed on Tuesday shortly after they were kidnapped by gunmen in the capital Sanaa, in an incident highlighting the growing security threat in the country, sources told CNN. Yemen seems to be a common place for kidnapping, as foreign nationals are used as bargaining chips in their dealings with the central government. Over the …

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Yemen Attack On Defense Headquarters Is Linked To Al Qaeda

Thursday, an attack on the Defense Ministry headquarters in Sanaa, Yemen, killed 52 people and was linked to Al Qaeda. A suicide bomber blew an entrance door to the compound open with a car loaded with explosives, and the others then started shooting civilians, according to witnesses. Among the people killed were soldiers, doctors, patients and a number of foreigners, …

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