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Breaking News: Welcome to Socotra Island where some plants are 20-million years old
Posted by: prabirghose

Sanaa :: Yemen | updated 2013-09-26 18:48:01 -0700 | travel-news

NASA, ESA and others are sending probes to Mars and distant planets to search for alien plants and animals but, in the Lost World on the Socotra Island right here on this planet of ours, there are unheard of and...
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Breaking News: Beni Hushaish: The Valley Of Grapes and Raisins in Yemen
Posted by: Irena Knehtl

Sanaa :: Yemen | updated 2014-06-04 08:41:10 -0700 | travel-news

Drive North east from Sana`a for about an hour and the contrast in scenery is amazing. The Beni Hushaish area, up the wadi Sirr and Rajam where in season there is an abundance of grapes, raisins, but also wheat, barley...
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Breaking News: Crossing Places - Wadi Khabb in Yemen
Posted by: Irena Knehtl

Sanaa :: Yemen | updated 2014-06-04 08:46:19 -0700 | travel-news

Situated on the western edge of the forbidding sands of the Rub AlKhali, an hour drive from Najran, and two hours from Hazem, the Yemeni Al Jawf governorate, surrounded on its other three sides by rugged granite cliffs, is the...
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Source: Washington Post

Say'ūn :: Yemen | updated 2012-06-26 09:35:10 -0700 | political-news

The Washington Post The United States has begun launching drone strikes against suspected al-Qaeda operatives in Yemen under new authority approved by President Obama that allows the CIA and the military to fire even when the identity of those who...
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Source: The Herald

Say'ūn :: Yemen | updated 2012-06-25 07:27:42 -0700 | political-news

Army retakes city FBI director Robert Mueller and Yemen's new president pledged to step up the fight against al-Qaida Tuesday only hours after government forces fought their way to the heart of a southern Yemeni city that has been held...
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Source: The Daily Star

Sanaa :: Yemen | updated 2012-06-23 19:30:56 -0700 | political-news

A Saudi diplomat kidnapped by Al-Qaeda militants in Yemen's southern port city of Aden last month is safe and likely to be released soon, a tribal chief said Monday. Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula abducted Abdullah al-Khalidi, Saudi Arabia's deputy...
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Source: International Business Times

Say'ūn :: Yemen | updated 2012-06-19 14:30:56 -0700 | disasters-news

In an effort to expand its campaign of covert drone strikes in Yemen, the Central Intelligence Agency has asked for the authority to target suspected terrorists without needing to establish their identity first. Share This Story Must Read Sponsorship Link...
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Source: NOW Lebanon

Islamabad :: Pakistan | updated 2012-06-17 19:27:03 -0700 | political-news

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula was holding a Saudi diplomat kidnapped last month in Yemen's main southern city of Aden, the kingdom's state news agency SPA reported on Tuesday. An Al-Qaeda member confirmed in a telephone call to the Saudi...
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Source: BBC

Say'ūn :: Yemen | updated 2012-06-07 06:28:55 -0700 | political-news

Yemen's president has sacked several senior army officers loyal to his predeccessor, Ali Abdullah Saleh, official media report. Among those replaced are Mr Saleh's brother, who headed the air force, and his nephew, head of the presidential guard, Saba news...
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Source: The Daily Star

Say'ūn :: Yemen | updated 2012-05-19 18:20:31 -0700 | political-news

The school employing an American teacher gunned down in Yemen has denied accusations that he was proselytizing Christianity. A text message that circulated by mobile phone in Yemen said that "holy warriors" had killed "a senior missionary" in the central...
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Source: CNN

Zinjibār :: Yemen | updated 2012-07-10 15:36:48 -0700 | political-news

Gunmen shot dead an American teacher in the Yemeni province of Taiz on Sunday, two defense ministry officials said. Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula -- the terror network's affiliate in Yemen -- claimed responsibility for the killing.
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Source: NOW Lebanon

Sanaa :: Yemen | updated 2012-05-16 09:33:58 -0700 | political-news

Suspected Al-Qaeda militants have kidnapped a Swiss woman and are holding her in the southeastern province of Shabwa, a provincial official told AFP on Friday. "A Swiss woman was abducted in Hodeida [on the Red Sea coast] by armed men...
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Source: The New York Times

Say'ūn :: Yemen | updated 2012-05-12 16:06:57 -0700 | political-news

Yemeni military officials said Sunday that American aircraft carried out four airstrikes in a southern province where Islamist militants control several towns. Two military officials said the airstrikes were aimed at Khanfar Mountain near the town of Jaar in Abyan...
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Source: International Business Times

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2012-05-05 22:36:25 -0700 | political-news

Articles A senior official in President Barack Obama's administration told the AP that Holder plans to tell an audience at Northwestern University law school in Chicago that using lethal force against al Qaeda cleric Anwar al-Awlaki in Yemen five months...
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Source: The Daily Star

Sanaa :: Yemen | updated 2012-04-22 17:06:41 -0700 | political-news

Yemen's Shiite rebels on Tuesday welcomed an offer by Qatar to help consolidate a truce between the northern rebels and the Sanaa government, a spokesman said. We welcome Qatar's initiative in promoting sustainable peace and we have informed Qatar's emir...
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