Yemen

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.

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Lifestyle & Belief

Update: Plane terror alert

President Obama says investigators have uncovered a credible terrorist threat against the United States. Mr. Obama was referring to the interception of two packages containing explosives. Lisa Mullins gets an update from the BBC's Paul Adams.

Global Politics

Yemen as Qaeda base

BBC's Lina Sinjab talks about evidence that suggests that a local al Qaeda organization based in Yemen is behind the air cargo bomb plot that authorities uncovered last week.

Lifestyle & Belief

Yemeni threat goes on line

Anwar al-Awlaki posted a video on radical web sites today calling for the killing of Americans. He said no special religious permission is required to kill them. The Christian science monitor correspondent Laura Kasinof reports from Sana'a.

Global Politics

Yemen hosts Arabian Gulf soccer cup

The Gulf Cup of Nations soccer tournament is taking place in one of the most dangerous regions of one of the most dangerous nations on earth: southeast Yemen. Journalist Laura Kasinof has been writing about this improbable venue in Foreign Policy.

Conflict & Justice

Protests break out in Yemen

Protesters have taken to the streets in Yemen, inspired by the uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt. Hakim Almasmari of the Yemen Post, tells anchor Marco Werman that the country's government is corrupt and incompetent, but not on the verge of collapse.

Conflict & Justice

US response to Yemen protests

Washington is walking a fine line when it comes to the responding to the anti-government protests in Yemen, says Bernard Haykel, a professor of Near Eastern Studies at Princeton University. Haykel speaks with anchor Marco Werman.

Is Yemen the New Front for al Qaida?

Because of a violent kidnapping of foreign nationals, some experts believe al Qaida may now be flourishing in Yemen, the Arab world's poorest nation. The Takeaway speaks with Gregory Johnsen, terrorism analyst for the Jamestown Foundation, for more.

Is the US fighting a secret war in Yemen?

Is the U.S. fighting a secret war in Yemen? Robert Worth, Middle East correspondent for The New York Times, helps us answer that question. Gregory Johnsen also joins us; he's a Yemen expert at Princeton University.