Saudi coalition admits deadly bus attack was a mistake

The Western-backed alliance fighting the Iranian-aligned Houthi group in Yemen said at the time that the Aug. 9 air strikes at a market in Saada province had targeted missile launchers used to attack southern Saudi Arabia a day earlier.


Conflict & Justice

Fighting terrorism in Yemen

The US and Yemen share an interest in stamping out the Yemen-based group, al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, which has been blamed for the attempt to blow up flight 253 to Detroit on Christmas Day. Jeb Sharp talks with the BBC's Jonathan Head.

Conflict & Justice

Yemen, the new terrorism front

Yemen has become a hotbed of radical Islamic militant activity. Many of Osama bin Laden's former associates now live there. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from Sudarsan Raghavan, Baghdad Bureau Chief for the Washington Post.

Conflict & Justice

Yemen's fight with al Qaeda

The US helping Yemen fight al-Qaeda should not pressure to carry out reforms, Yemen's foreign minister Abu Bakr al-Qirbi said this week. Jeb Sharp speaks with Ali Muthana, Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs for Yemen about Yemen's relationship with the US.

Global Politics

Come to Yemen

The negative international press surrounding Yemen is making one person's job increasingly difficult ? the man who's trying to sell the country to would-be tourists. Anchor Marco Werman reports.

Conflict & Justice

Yemen and national security

Yemen says it will build a rehabilitation centre for detainees returning from Guantanamo to deter them from joining terrorist groups. The World's Katy Clark reports on the success rate of such rehab programs.

Arts, Culture & Media

Ten years after the attack on the Cole

Ten years ago today, two al-Qaeda operatives steered a small boat alongside the USS Cole. They detonated a bomb that tore through the ship's hull. Seventeen American sailors were killed, dozens more were seriously wounded. Jordana Gustafson has the story.