Amnesty International is claiming that the U.S. broke international law when it took part in an airstrike in Yemen. Mike Lewis explains that the weapons used exceeded the ethical and legal limits for the civilian-populated area.
A new video released by al-Qaida shows the radical Yemeni cleric, Anwaar al-Awlaki, encouraging Muslims to kill American civilians. Daniel Lav, director of the Middle East Media Research Institute's 'Jihad and Terrorism Threat Monitor,' tells us more.
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.
We sat down with Adm. Mike Mullen at the Pentagon on Wednesday for a wide-ranging conversation. In part one of our interview, we ask him about the use of Guantanamo Bay in the relief effort, the 'war' with Al Qaeda, and the renewed focus on Yemen.
World leaders in New York City for the UN General Assembly will have a hard time avoiding a message calling for an end to the war in Yemen. It's on billboards and kiosks, and it's rolling around the city on buses.
"Their blood will not be in vain, we will avenge them by getting an education, we will avenge them by learning," Hanash, a survivor, says. As the students attempt to resume their lives, some say they fear more attacks in the war-torn country.
Saud al-Qahtani, a top aide for Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, is one of the fall guys as Riyadh tries to stem international outrage at Khashoggi’s death. On Saturday, Saudi state media said King Salman had sacked Qahtani and four other officials over the killing carried out by a 15-man hit team.
Just getting Yemen's warring sides to the table was an important milestone, agreeing to release 5,000 prisoners as a promising first step. The peace talks aim to end a war that has pushed millions of people to the edge of starvation.
A prisoner swap, agreed to by opposing sides in the Yemen war, may be just a confidence-building measure. But for one former detainee, the UN-brokered measure is a significant step toward eventual peace in Yemen.
Attempting to end a brutal four-year war, Yemeni leaders agreed on Wednesday to resume oil and gas exports and reopen the airport. But the port city of Hodeidah, a lifeline for millions of Yemenis facing starvation, remains fiercely contested.