(SANAA, Yemen) — A Yemeni court on Tuesday sentenced 11 convicted al-Qaeda militants to up to 10 years in prison for forming armed gangs to destabilize the country and planning attacks on foreign embassies and security forces.
The sentencing came as militants attacked a military camp in the central town of Radda, about 160 …
As the latest global figures show a downward trend in carrying out the death penalty, one of Yemen’s executioners reflects on what he does to make extra money
As death toll in Algerian hostage attack grows, security officials examine Europe’s exposure to terror by al Qaeda-lined groups vowing revenge against France and the West for military intervention in Mali’s jihad.
Less than a week into France’s military intervention against Islamist militias in Mali, evidence builds confirming French concerns that their country has become the main focus of jihadi terrorist activity
French prosecutors announce the indefinite detention of seven suspected Islamist extremists arrested on Oct. 6, after raids unearthed guns, bombmaking equipment and evidence of recruiting French radicals to join militias in Syria
Anger focused on the U.S. obscures political and military problems that remain difficult to untangle in a country emerging from decades of dictatorship
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Al-Qaeda is in retreat and Osama bin Laden’s dream lies in ruins. So what next for Washington and its struggle against extremist jihadists?
In this week’s magazine, TIME reports from the frontlines of Yemen’s war with the al-Qaeda franchise in its midst. It’s a battle the Yemenis are winning.
French security officials reveal to TIME evidence of aspiring militants leaving France for Syria to join Islamists battling the Assad regime — and warn the Middle Eastern country could join Afghanistan, Iraq and Yemen as a …
Tribal militias have joined the campaign against the local franchise of the radical movement. It may have helped oust al-Qaeda from a few cities, but it may not guarantee peace in the long run
TIME’s Bobby Ghosh and Yuri Kozyrev embedded with a Yemeni unit in early July as it patrolled territory only recently reclaimed from al-Qaeda and its proxies.
After marksmen aboard an American naval vessel shot and killed an Indian fisherman in the Persian Gulf, Indian officials and media are demanding a proper investigation