Dienstag, 8. Mai 2012

Yemen: Detained, Tortured, and Disappeared


US kills eight ''militants'' in Yemen

''We heard three explosions rock the town'' he said, adding that a ''US drone'' carried out the strikes on a residence where they had been meeting. ''Eight militants were killed and their bodies were left in pieces,'' the source told AFP.

US kills 11 ''al-Qaida militants'' in Yemen

The first of the two attacks took place on Saturday near the border of Marib and Shabwa provinces southeast of the capital, Sana a, killing six militants, including one Egyptian national, the Yemeni officials said. A second strike hit two cars in Marib, killing a further five ''al-Qaida-linked'' fighters.

Drone strikes in Yemen: US expert warns of anti-western sentiment

Former CIA counter-terrorism chief says US military strategy in the region is forcing Yemenis into violent extremism.

Yemen: U.S. troops directly guiding four-front assault on ''Qaeda militants'' for ''first time''

Yemeni warplanes and troops backed by heavy artillery waged a four-front assault on al Qaeda militants Tuesday, trying to uproot their hold in the south in an offensive Yemeni officials said was for the first time being directly guided by American troops at a nearby airbase.

Suspected US attack kills 12 civilians in Yemen

Reports vary but between 14 and 15 people have been killed in a double air strike on the southern city of Jaar. Of these, as many as a dozen are being reported as civilians. Up to 21 civilians have also been reported injured.

U.S. kills three ''militants'' in Yemen: official

A suspected U.S. drone attacked a convoy of Islamist militants in eastern Yemen overnight, killing three people, a local security official said on Thursday, as Washington intensifies its aerial campaign against fighters linked to al Qaeda.

U.S. escalates clandestine war in Yemen

In an escalation of America s clandestine war in Yemen, a small contingent of U.S. troops is providing targeting data for Yemeni airstrikes as government forces battle to dislodge Al Qaeda militants and other insurgents in the country s restive south, U.S. and Yemeni officials said.

U.S. special forces in Yemen

A group of about 20 U.S. special forces are on the ground in Yemen, helping the government fight insurgents in the south of the country, officials say.

From Information Clearing House


Samstag, 28. April 2012

US-Regierung beschließt Ausbau des Drohnenkriegs im Jemen

Getötet werden dürfen nun wie in Pakistan auch verdächtige, namentlich unbekannte Militante.

Samstag, 21. April 2012

USA erwägen vermehrten Einsatz von Kampfdrohnen im Jemen

Wie anscheinend auch in Pakistan, will die CIA nicht gezielt hochrangige Militante töten, sondern Angriffe auf Ziele führen, wo ''verdächtiges Verhalten'' beobachtet wurde.

Freitag, 30. März 2012

US Drone Attacks Escalate in Yemen


US drone raids in Yemen 'kill hundreds'

Report says drone attacks have become as frequent as in Pakistan, with scores of civilians killed.

''Al-Qaida'' fighters mown down in airstrikes

Dozens of al-Qaida fighters in Yemen have been reportedly wiped out in airstrikes, possibly carried out by American forces as U.S. President Barack Obama ramps up his ''secret war'' against the jihadists.

U.S. kills 14 ''al-Qaida militants'' in Yemen s south

The warplane fired two missiles on an al-Qaida convoy on a desert road in the outskirts of Lauder town, about 150 km northeast of Zinjibar, the provincial capital of Abyan, killing at least 14 militants and wounding 10 others, the local government official said condition of anonymity.

US kills 7 people in Yemen

A U.S. drone strike killed seven suspected al-Qaida members believed to be heading toward a restive province where Yemeni forces have been intensely battling the terror group, Yemeni officials said.

Drone death in Yemen of an American teenager

With the house still quiet with slumber, the 15-year-old left a letter for his mother begging forgiveness, then crawled out a second-storey kitchen window and dropped to the garden below.

US kills at least 7 ''militants'' in Yemen

At least seven ''Al-Qaeda militants'' were killed early Tuesday during an overnight drone attack in different locations in southern Yemen, according to news reports.

Seeking the Truth About U.S. Targeted Killing Strike That Killed Dozens of Women and Children in Yemen

By Nathan Freed Wessler and Pardiss Kebriaei

The images are horrifying. Rarely has the American public seen so clearly the human costs of America s targeted killing campaign.

U.S. Kills ''AQAP leader'' in Yemen

FBI director Robert Mueller visited Yemen on Tuesday, pledging to help quell an Islamist insurgency there, as security and government sources said a U.S. drone had killed a prominent al Qaeda leader linked to a 2005 attack on a French oil tanker.

Fifteen ''militants'' killed in Yemen airstrike

Fifteen ''al-Qaida-linked'' militants have been killed in a missile strike on their training camp in southern Yemen, according to military officials.

US kills 15 people in Yemen

Yemeni military officials who are currently engaged in an offensive against Islamist guerillas there claimed that all the dead were ''al-Qaida-linked'' militants.

From Information Clearing House


Nonstop U.S. backed bombardment of Southern Yemen

Montag, 12. März 2012

Yemen: US airstrikes kill 18

Beloit Daily News


Yemeni military officials said Saturday that two U.S. airstrikes killed at least 18 al-Qaida-linked militants in an evening attack on a central province that had been partly overrun by the group earlier this year. U.S. Central Command spokesman, Army Maj. T.G. Taylor, declined to comment on any American role in the strikes.

Informant: Thomas L. Knapp


Yemen says U.S. attack kiled 64 people


''The United States did not inform us on the attacks.''

Why is Obama Keeping Yemeni Journalist in Prison?

By Democracy Now!

The Obama administration is facing scrutiny for its role in the imprisonment of a Yemeni journalist who exposed how the United States was behind a 2009 bombing in Yemen that killed 14 women and 21 children.

A Quarter of Yemenis Do Not have Food

A United Nations Survey has found that about five million people in Yemen are not in a position to either buy or produce food for their personal consumption, resulting in food shortages, that keep mothers' and children s stomachs empty.

US kills 29 people in Yemen

U.S. warships shelled suspected al Qaeda hideouts in southern Yemen on Thursday, days after a Yemeni terrorist cell tied to the group claimed responsibility for the murder of an American citizen.

US drone attack kills 30 in south Yemen

Remote-commanded unmanned US warplanes, so-called drones, targeted alleged al-Qaeda bases in south Yemen, in the city of Zinjibar, killing at least 30 people and wounding dozens of others. According to eyewitnesses, not only alleged bases were targeted, but US missiles were launched also against vehicles driving through the city centre.

From Information Clearing House


Donnerstag, 6. Oktober 2011

'Mowing the Grass' in Yemen

By Eric Walberg

Just as new recruits to the Taliban spring up daily, as the US kills Afghan resistance fighters in droves, so the US will have to kill more and more people in Yemen and who-knows-where in a never-ending campaign, what US troops in Afghanistan call 'mowing the grass'.

US kills five people in Yemen

A U.S. drone strike killed five 'al-Qaida-linked' militants in southern Yemen on Wednesday, Yemeni officials said.

Obama Kills Another US Citizen in Yemen

Two relatives of an assassinated U.S.-born militant cleric who were killed in an air strike last week in southern Yemen were teenagers out for dinner with friends when they were hit, their family said in a statement on Tuesday.

U.S. kills 15 ''militants'' in Yemen

U.S. drones raided a convoy (allegedly) carrying ''prominent leaders'' of an al Qaida wing in Yemen on Monday night. The raid was conducted by three U.S. drones in Abyan s eastern town of Lodar, said two provincial security officials on condition of anonymity.

The Fake Election In Yemen

By Moon Of Alabama

After a year of bloody protests the people of Yemen could today enjoy the Saudi/US arranged elections for a new president.

America s Dangerous Game

Video By Aljazeera

This film reveals the full scale of Washington s covert war in Yemen and asks: Is the US creating more enemies than it can capture or kill?

From Information Clearing House


Yemen: US drones kill 11

Arizona Daily Star


The United States has raised the tempo in its war against al-Qaida in Yemen, killing nine of the terror groups' militants in the second, high-profile airstrike in as many weeks. The dead in the late Friday night strike included the son of Anwar al-Awlaki, the prominent American-Yemeni militant killed in a Sept. 30 strike. Two more militants were killed and 12 wounded in other strikes...

Informant: Thomas L. Knapp

Donnerstag, 1. September 2011

US Kills 30 People In Yemen

Yemeni officials say up to 30 'suspects' dead following a drone attack in the southern Abyan province.

US kills 10 people in Yemen

A total of 10 'al-Qaida militants' were killed and dozens of others were injured on Wednesday evening when a U.S. drone struck several targets .

CIA action may backfire in Yemen

On Sunday, as the West remembers the thousands killed in New York, Washington and Pennsylvania, a group of construction workers in the Arabian Peninsula will be hard at work on a secret CIA runway.

From Information Clearing House

Mittwoch, 3. August 2011

US Kills 15 in Yemen Abyan Province

Two US drone attacks in Zinjibar, Abyan, killed 15 suspected al-Qaeda fighters on Monday, a senior military official in Abyan confirmed.

From Information Clearing House

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