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By Matt Kibbe
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Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Yemen
A growing clutch of lawmakers from both sides of the aisle is publicly countering the Obama administration's portrayal of al Qaeda as an organization on the run, saying that an evolving network of the terrorist group's affiliates now may pose as grave a threat to the U.S. as its predecessor did a decade ago.
A suicide bomber carting explosives in a car set off a firestorm at the defense ministry facility in Yemen, killing 15 soldiers and injuring at least 40.
The Pentagon has loosened its guidelines on avoiding civilian casualties during drone strikes, modifying instructions from requiring military personnel to "ensure" civilians are not targeted to encouraging service members to "avoid targeting" civilians.
Federal officials say Americans are joining the bloody civil war in Syria, raising the chances they could become radicalized by al-Qaeda-linked militant groups and return to the U.S. as battle-hardened security risks.
The age of the drone is here, and U.S. intelligence agencies are warily monitoring their proliferation around the globe.
A one-year-old boy was killed and partly eaten by a giant rat at his house in Western Yemen, leading to a hunt for the killer rodent.
Shiite and Sunni fighters agreed to a cease-fire Monday after days of clashes in a northern Yemeni town left at least 100 combatants and civilians dead.
President Obama's moves to downgrade relations with Egypt are encouraging the military-backed government in one of America's major Middle East allies to rekindle ties with Russia.
Yemeni and U.S. officials say the U.S. Embassy in Yemen has not been attacked, after a loud blast was reported near the facility.
China is preparing its military to conduct warfare with offensive and defensive spying and attack drones, according to a Chinese colonel.
Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International suggest in new reports that the United States is making a concerted and purposeful effort to cover up the number of civilians who have been killed in Yemen and Pakistan by drone strikes in recent months.
For 25 years, Marcos Alonso Zea has lived in America, working most recently as a clerk at a home improvement store on New York's Long Island.
The number of drone strikes approved by the Obama administration on suspected terrorists has fallen dramatically this year, as the war with al Qaeda increasingly shifts to Africa and U.S. intelligence craves more captures and interrogations of high-value targets.
Twenty people were wounded after two explosives detonated on a busy street in Yemen's capital of Sana'a on Thursday, the Interior Ministry said.
Taking advantage of heavy fog, al Qaeda militants launched coordinated attacks on Yemeni military barracks in a southern province on Friday, killing at least 38 troops and wounded dozens, a military official said.