December 5, 2013 At least 20 people were killed in the violence, in which a gun battle followed a large explosion in Sanaa. No group claimed responsibility for the attack, but several analysts have noted that it resembles the operations of al-Qaida.
August 7, 2013 It is a recurring question for the U.S. government as it tries to weigh the need to warn the public of potential threats, while also trying to quietly track terrorists.
August 7, 2013 A government spokesman tells the BBC that terrorists had hoped to blow up oil pipelines and attack some cities. Yemen remains at the center of concerns about possible terrorist attacks. Those concerns have led to the temporary closings of some U.S. diplomatic posts.
August 6, 2013 Already on alert across the Middle East and North Africa because of intelligence about possible terrorist attacks, the U.S. has now issued a very specific warning about travel in Yemen.
February 6, 2013 The Obama administration wanted to keep the existence of the base secret. It has been used to target al-Qaida members in Yemen.
September 13, 2012 The violent protests at U.S. embassies this week seemed to catch the new Middle East governments flat-footed. So are these attacks an aberration on the rocky road of nation building, or a harbinger of a region moving toward greater chaos?
May 24, 2012 Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says the efforts are frustrating terrorists.
May 21, 2012 The death toll from an attack on soldiers rehearsing for a military parade is reportedly approaching 100. Also today, a U.S. Coast Guard instructor was shot and wounded in Yemen.
April 12, 2012 A judge ruled that Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri does not have to be shackled when he meets with his lawyers. That avoided what might have been public testimony by him about his treatment at CIA "black sites."
February 1, 2012 The Yemeni president is in New York seeking treatment for injuries suffered during an attack on his palace. The detainee's lawyers say some of the evidence used against their client came directly from President Ali Abdullah Saleh.
November 23, 2011 Now, he reportedly wants to travel to New York for medical treatment.
October 26, 2011 A few women removed their Niqaqs, or full face veils, saying "they wanted to die uncovered, proof of the shamelessness" of the president's regime. The protests come after another day of deadly government crackdowns against protesters.
September 30, 2011 With the killing of terrorist spiritual leader Anwar al-Awlaki in Yemen, President Obama could and did claim yet another significant win Friday in the war against al Qaida. But if the past is any indicator, Obama is unlikely to get much in the way of sustained political credit for his role in bringing the al-Awlaki chapter of the al-Qaida story to an end.