Yemen Factions Prepare For All-Out Civil War

Just as the U.S. presence in Yemen has finalized its complete withdrawal, factions within in the country—such as the Iran-backed Shiite Houthis and Sunni government forces—are said to be preparing to engage in a full-scale civil war to determine who will rule the Gulf state.

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Snowden leaks ‘polluting ongoing investigations’

Intelligence leaks by Edward Snowden had a negative impact on the effectiveness of the UK’s security bodies to fight terrorism and organised crime, a new report has stated. In the first analysis since the US computer professional leaked classified information

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WH Plans to Stay ‘One Step Ahead’ of al-Qaeda with Summit

Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” White House chief of staff Denis McDonough said they plan to “stay one step ahead,” of al Qaeda in Yemen with a three-day summit “on countering violent extremism.” McDonough said, “Obviously we made clear