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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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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...
Honor the veterans: They paid a high price for war

...war, President George Bush declared, "The specter of Vietnam has been buried forever in the desert sands of the Arabian Peninsula." But the lessons of Vietnam should never be forgotten. No matter how popular a war might be, there is always...
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...
State Briefs

...engagement in the Middle East. Qatar is about the size of Connecticut and is situated on the eastern side of the Arabian peninsula along the west coast of the Persian Gulf. The base supports military forces fighting in Afghanistan and the Middle...
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...
Outside editorial: Saudi help averted bombing disaster

...porous border with the kingdom. International security specialists say the Yemen-based group al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula is emerging as one of the world's most potent threats. Last year, the Saudis launched an unprecedented security...
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...
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...


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