Yemen

Pentagon Sending Trainers Back Into Yemen
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon is sending military trainers back into Yemen for what it calls “routine” cooperation with Yemeni security forces. A Pentagon spokesman, Navy Capt. John Kirby, said Tuesday that “small numbers” of U.S. trainers have returned to Yemen r…
Al-Qaida Says It Killed American Teacher In Yemen
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Al-Qaida in Yemen has claimed responsibility for the killing of American teacher Joel Shrum. Thursday’s statement, which was posted on a militant website, accuses the 29-year-old native of Mount Joy, Pennsylvania, of proselytizing in the mainly Muslim Arab nation. S…
Red Cross Confirms Staff Kidnapped In Yemen
GENEVA (AP) — Three Red Cross workers including a foreign national have been kidnapped while traveling in Yemen’s restive south, the International Committee of the Red Cross said Wednesday. The three — an ICRC delegate and her Yemeni driver, and a staff member of the Yemeni Red …
White House Calls For New Elections In Yemen
WASHINGTON — The White House is calling on Yemen’s president to transfer power and hold presidential elections by the end of the year. White House spokesman Jay Carney says the Yemeni people have suffered enough and deserve a path toward a better future. He spoke following Yemeni Presi…