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12 hrs ago | ABC News

New York Judge: Jurors Can Hear Imam Praise 9/11

An Egyptian Islamic preacher's statements that "everybody was happy" when the World Trade Center was hit by airplanes can be heard by a jury sitting just blocks from the site of the Sept.

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16 hrs ago | The Skanner

Jury Selection this Week in NY Trial of Egyptian Preacher

Jury selection begins Monday in the trial of a disabled Egyptian Islamic preacher extradited from Great Britain on charges he conspired to support al-Qaida, in part by trying to create a training camp in Oregon 15 years ago.

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20 hrs ago | Emirates News Agency

Yemeni Foreign Minister praises relations between his country and the GCC

WAM SANAA, 15th April, 2014 -- Dr. Abu Bakr Al Qirbi, Yemeni Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Saad al-Arifi, the Director of the Gulf Cooperation Council Office in Sanaa, have discussed current developments in the domestic and international arenas and the ongoing preparations for the Friends of Yemen conference to be held in London on 29th of ... (more)

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Yesterday | Reuters

Suspected militants kill deputy governor in central Yemen: officials

Suspected al Qaeda militants shot dead the deputy governor of Yemen's central al-Bayda province on Tuesday, a security official said.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Long War Journal

Al Qaeda weapons ship docks in Aden

According to a local Yemeni newspaper, on April 11 al Qaeda militants sailed a ship loaded with weapons into the country's southern port in Aden .

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Lincoln Daily News

Yemen reports first case of deadly MERS-coronavirus

Yemen reported its first case of the deadly MERS coronavirus on Sunday in a further spread of the deadly strain in the Middle East two years after its outbreak in neighboring Saudi Arabia.

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Trend

Foreign doctor kidnapped in northern Yemen

An armed group kidnapped a foreign doctor in northern Yemen, the Interior Ministry and a local official said on Monday, the latest in a spate of abductions against Westerners in the country, Reuters reported.

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AlertNet

Gunmen kill Saudi guard near Yemeni border, wound another -media

Unidentified gunmen in Yemen shot dead a Saudi Arabian border guard and wounded another in the early hours of Monday morning, Saudi news websites reported, in what would be the second such incident in five days.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Bloomberg

Muslim Preacher Faces Trial a Decade After Terror Charges

Abu Hamza al-Masri, the Islamic cleric accused of aiding an al-Qaeda affiliate's deadly attack in Yemen and trying to start a terrorist training camp in Oregon , said he plans to testify in his own defense at a trial almost a decade after the U.S. sought his extradition.

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Turnto10.com

Jury to be picked in NY trial of Egyptian preacher

Jury selection begins Monday in the trial of a disabled Egyptian Islamic preacher extradited from Great Britain on charges he conspired to support al-Qaida, in part by trying to create a training camp in Oregon 15 years ago.

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The Straits Times

Yemen reports first case of deadly Mers coronavirus

A notice is pastered to the entrace of the emergency department, banning the the exit and entry into the city's King Fahd Hospital on April 9, 2014, in Jeddah.

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ABC News

Suspected Al-Qaida Militants Kill 3 Yemen Soldiers

Yemen's Interior Ministry says suspected al-Qaida militants have ambushed troops from the country's special forces, killing two soldiers and wounding five others.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Al Bawaba

One Yemeni soldier dead after attack on army vehicle

At least one Yemeni soldier has been killed and three other wounded after unknown gunmen attacked an army vehicle in Hadramawt Province, officials say.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Washington Post

American jailed in Yemen, Sharif Mobley, has disappeared and is in danger, his lawyers say

Attorneys for an American jailed for more than four years in Yemen allege that their client has disappeared within Yemen's maze of security facilities and is in danger.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Common Dreams

Pass the Drone Strike Transparency Act

A Yemeni boy walks past a mural depicting a U.S. drone on December 13, 2013 in the capital Sanaa.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Fire Dog Lake

American Held Incommunicado in Yemen for 39 Days, Legal Team Still Doesn't Know Why

During most of the month of March, the legal team for a United States citizen, who faces murder charges and is awaiting trial in Yemen, disappeared.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Ottawa Citizen

Opinion: On the brink of polio eradication

A health worker gives a young boy drops of oral polio vaccine on April 7, 2014 in an outskirt of the Yemeni capital Sanaa.

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AlertNet

Gunmen kill five soldiers at Yemen checkpoint

Suspected militants killed five soldiers guarding a checkpoint in southeastern Yemen on Tuesday, local officials said, and a leader of a Shi'ite Muslim party was wounded in a drive-by shooting in the capital Sanaa in which two guards died.

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Jerusalem Post

Gunmen kill five soldiers at Yemen checkpoint

ADEN/SANAA - Suspected militants killed five soldiers guarding a checkpoint in southeastern Yemen on Tuesday, local officials said, and a leader of a Shi'ite Muslim party was wounded in a drive-by shooting in the capital Sanaa in which two guards died.

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Al Bawaba

Four Yemen soldiers killed by militants

The unnamed official said that the gunmen "suspected of belonging to al-Qaeda" opened fire on the checkpoint at the western entrance to the port city of Mukalla, which is the provincial capital of Hadramawt, on Tuesday.

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