The death of Nasir al-Wahayshi who led the al-Qaeda in the Arab Peninsula was a big blow to the outfit. The AQAP which suffered a major set back in the event of his death is now desperately trying to replace him and a hunt is already on. 43 more words
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Unbelievable as it may be, there is no universal definition of terrorism. One person’s terrorist is another person’s freedom fighter.
It would seem very simple: The targeted murder of innocent people, as a means of instilling fear, should be regarded as terrorism no matter what the cause or the objective (political, ideological, economic or whatever). 655 more words
‘U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called for a full investigation after Saudi coalition airstrikes hit a U.N. compound in Yemen. A guard was injured when the office of the U.N. 278 more words
The United Nations on Wednesday declared its highest-level humanitarian emergency in conflict-torn Yemen, where over 80 per cent of the population need assistance. U.N. officials have said the Arab world’s most impoverished country is now a step away from famine. 309 more words
Canada has expressed support for the Saudi led coalition, but beyond that we have stayed on the side-lines.
“Canada’s relationship with Yemen is minimal. Yemen has an embassy in Ottawa, but Canada is represented by its embassy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. 207 more words