Friday, July 30, 2010

Yemen On The Verge Of All Out Civil War

Yemen Smolders Amid Houthi Insurgency And Al Qaeda Attacks -- L.A. Times

Violence continues despite increased U.S. aid, more raids on Al Qaeda militants and a restive truce with the northern insurgent group.

Reporting from Cairo — The Yemen summer has seethed with pitched battles and bloodshed, raising fears that the country will tumble into further disarray even as Washington has more than doubled its military and security aid.

Gun fights and explosions break out in spasms across a nation at the dangerous intersection of the Middle East and the Horn of Africa. In the south, an Al Qaeda-linked network has carried out strategic attacks on security targets, while in the north, a rebel group has renewed fighting against rival tribes and government forces.

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More News On The Unrest in Yemen

Al Qaeda prepares 'an army of 12,000 fighters,' threatens security forces -- Long War Journal
Al-Qaida wing claims to form 12,000-strong army in southern Yemen -- Xinhuanet
Al-Qaeda Creating an Army in Yemen -- Arutz Sheva
Al Qaeda vows more attacks on Yemen government -- Globe And Mail
Yemen: Fighting Intensifies Between Rebels and Government -- New York Times
Yemen's army battles rebels in north; dozens dead -- Washington Post
Yemen Rebels Capture Army Outpost -- Voice of America
Houthi rebels 'take Yemen army position' -- BBC
Yemeni rebels and clans clash -- L.A. Times
Yemen rebels free 200 captured soldiers: mediator -- AFP
Houthis free 200 Captured Soldiers -- Yemen Post
Source: Militants in Yemen capture soldiers -- CNN
Yemen’s Separatists Call for Southern Uprising -- Voice of America
Yemen: President Makes Offer to Rebels -- New York Times
Yemeni government says cease-fire remains in place -- CNN
Houthi cease-fire holds, Yemen says -- UPI
Exiled Yemen opposition leader killed on return -- Reuters
Gulf of Aden Security Review - July 30, 2010 -- Critical Threats

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