Protestors in Yemen have managed to politically isolate longtime U.S. ally President Ali Abullah Saleh. Yet Saleh still manages to hang on. One hundred demonstrators have died, including four on Tuesday. The U.S.
50 protestors shot in Yemen on Friday swung momentum firmly against President Ali Saleh. Longtime Saleh supporter General Ali Mohsen al-Ahmar and a slew of military officers said yesterday they now support the protestors.
Recent political unrest in North Africa has many rethinking U.S. foreign policy in the region. It remains to be seen, however, if changes in Egypt, Tunisia and elsewhere will produce a paradigm shift in the U.S. approach. We’ll hear a range of opinions.
Yemen has joined the pro-democracy wave of protests that have swept the Middle East. Last week, thousands of protestors opposed to President Ali Abdullah Saleh flooded the streets of the capital Sana’a. On Monday, smaller crowds of opposition supporters gathered in provincial towns.
Protests in the streets of Egypt are expected to grow larger Friday after the arrival of democracy advocate Mohammed ElBaradei in the country and the announcement from the Muslim Brotherhood that the opposition group would begin actively supporting the demonstrations.While the challenge to President
We all awoke this morning to the news that Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton was in Yemen -- a trip kept secret until after she had arrived because of the serious security issues involved with having America's top diplomat go to a nation where al-Qaida affiliated terrorists are known to oper
Jewish institutions in the Chicago area say that even if questions mount over whether or why they may have been targeted in a recent bomb plot, they’re re-examining their security practices. The recent scare involved packaged explosives that were mailed from Yemen and intercepted in Londo
Two Illinois Congressmen are calling for public hearings into the mail bombs sent from Yemen addressed to Chicago synagogues. Jan Schakowsky and Jesse Jackson Jr. want congressional hearings on the mail bomb plot. In particular, what role Chicago plays in the investigation.U.S.