A Bahraini police officer sits in a police car at a new checkpoint near the U.S. Embassy in Manama, Bahrain. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)

US to reopen 18 diplomatic missions after threat

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eighteen of the 19 U.S. embassies and consulates that were closed in the Middle East and Africa because of a terrorist threat will reopen on Sunday, the State Department says. The U.S. […]


In this Nov. 8, 2011 file photo, a Predator B unmanned aircraft taxis at the Naval Air Station in Corpus Christi, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

3 suspected US drones kill 12 militants in Yemen

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Three U.S. drone strikes killed a total of 12 suspected al-Qaida militants Thursday, a Yemeni military official said, raising to eight the number of attacks in less than two weeks as […]


Travelers make their way to the departure lounge at Sanaa International Airport, Yemen, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)

Westerners evacuated amid terror fears in Yemen

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A suspected U.S. drone killed four alleged al-Qaida members Tuesday in Yemen, as the U.S. and British embassies evacuated staff amid reports of a threatened attack by the terrorist group. As […]


Yemeni soldier stands guard on a street in Sanaa, Yemen (AP Photo)

Airstrikes in Yemen kill 6 al-Qaida suspects

SANAA, Yemen (AP) – Yemeni security officials say six al-Qaida suspects have been killed and 12 others wounded in army attacks on militant positions around the country.



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