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

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.

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.


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.