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Al-Qaida's No. 2 figure killed in US strike in Yemen

...The U.S. put a bounty of up to $10 million on al-Wahishi.The Yemeni branch, known as al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, claimed responsibility for January's attack on the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo that killed 12 people...
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Surveillance tools in jeopardy amid Patriot Act debate, FBI says

...said at a Georgetown University summit last week, using acronyms for the Islamic State and for al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula.The FBI has said that authority was shown to be necessary in the case of Sept. 11 conspirator Zacarias Moussaoui...
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Kerry seeks pause in Yemen as he arrives in Saudi Arabia

...middle are Yemeni civilians. Aid groups say they're struggling to reach millions of people in need in what was the Arabian Peninsula's most impoverished state even before the war. With no end to the violence in sight, agencies are doing contingency...
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State Briefs

...406th Air Expeditionary Wing near Thumrait in southern Oman, a Middle Eastern country on the southern tip of the Arabian Peninsula. Fishing permit broker sentenced in scam ANCHORAGE - A Homer fishing permit broker has been sentenced to four years...
We can't always be lucky

...October plans more attacks. "To bring down the U.S. we do not need to strike big," the group - al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) - said in a new English-language magazine. "It is more feasible to stage smaller attacks that involve...
Another century, another crusade

...Muslims "started it." In the 7th and 8th centuries, the Arabs, fired by their new Islamic faith, burst out of the Arabian Peninsula. They swept across the mostly Christian Middle East, eager to conquer and convert. Their general, Tariq ibn-Ziyad...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...a national economy. Silk depends on having mulberry leaves, tea is a species of camellia, coffee came from the Arabian Peninsula, and the malaria-preventing quinine was wild in the South American jungles. Protective societies declared that...
Air Guard chief's Qatar assignment extended

...Al Udeid is one of three U.S. military bases in Qatar, an Arab country about the size of Connecticut on the Arabian Peninsula bordering the Persian Gulf. Since taking command at Al Udeid on Sept. 4, Scott has seen an improvement in quality...
Have the terrorists won?

...embassies, for example, was focused on capitals in the Middle East - especially in Yemen, where al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula has been fighting to overthrow a government supported by the United States.Other attacks by al-Qaida franchises...
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Six reasons why Dubai is not like your home

...Vegas of the world. Part of the United Arab Emirates, Dubai road on the back of an economic growth wave in the Arabian Peninsula (largely fueled by the discovery of oil in the region) to burst forward from its humble beginnings into becoming...


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