Yemen Newslinks 14 June 2011: CIA Plans Drone Strikes in Yemen

14 June 2011 —

Yemen president health stable but suffers throat problem, prime minister very …
Washington Post
By AP, SANAA, Yemen — A senior Yemeni official in the Saudi capital says
President Ali Abdullah Saleh has developed a problem with his throat but that his overall condition is stable. Saleh is being treated in Riyadh along with several to government …

CIA Plans Drone Strikes in Yemen
Wall Street Journal
By SIOBHAN GORMAN And ADAM ENTOUS Yemeni residents pointed in order to spot
a US drone in October. The CIA has aided military drone strikes in Yemen,
and plans to begin its own. WASHINGTON—The Central Intelligence Agency is
preparing to launch a …

Despite deployment ban, 3 Pinoys sneak into Yemen
Despite the Philippine ban on labor deployment, at least three Filipinos
were able to sneak into strife-torn Yemen, the Department of Foreign
Affairs (DFA) said Tuesday. The DFA said it could not provide details if
the Filipinos — who were apparently …

Al-Qaida militants hold 10 soldiers hostage during fight in south Yemen
Focus News
The Yemen-based al-Qaida wing said that they held 10 hostages of government
troops late Monday during battles in the southern province of Abyan, a
local official told Xinhua. “The al-Qaida militants, also known as
Mujahedeen, announced through …

Third Russian Emergencies Ministry plane heads to Yemen
RIA Novosti
A third Russian Emergencies Ministry plane has left Russia for Yemen to
evacuate Russian and CIS nationals, the ministry reported. Two Emergencies
Ministry evacuation flights from Yemen brought 175 Russian and CIS
citizens, including 59 children, …

Aquino elated over release of OFW kidnapped in Yemen
PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III on Tuesday received in Malacañang a Filipino
engineer abducted in Yemen and later released through the efforts of the
Philippines foreign affairs department. Ramon de Castro, 46, who hailed
from Ibaan, Batangas, …

Giffords smiling; IMF hacked; Yemen militants linked to al-Qaeda
Washington Post (blog)
By Melissa Bell Since the Tucson shooting that killed 16 and injured Rep.
Gabrielle Giffords, Giffords has only been seen in obscured images. Her
hand or the back of her bed were all the photographs the public saw until
Sunday, when her office released …

Islamic Relief USA Launches Yemen Emergency Campaign
PR Newswire (press release)
WASHINGTON, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Islamic Relief USA, a
relief and development organization based in the DC metropolitan area,
announced the launch of its Yemen Emergency Campaign. Escalating tensions
between tribes and government …

WFP-Yemen Receives Important USAID Shipment
Yemen Post
The World Food Programme (WFP) in Yemen recently received a highly generous
in-kind donation by the United States Agency for International Development
(USAID). The 6300 metric tons of mixed commodities are being off-loaded at
the port of Hodeidah. …

U.S. Strategy in Yemen Should Fight Hunger | WFP | United Nations …
A report in the New York Times said the United States is launching attacks
against Al Qaeda in Southern Yemen. (..) The conflict between President
Saleh and those seeking his removal has made food prices skyrocket. …

CIA Poised to Begin Drone Strikes Against Yemen — News from …
By Jason Ditz
It is already well-documented that the Obama Administration has been
escalating the number of air strikes against targets inside Yemen. While
the CIA has played a role in those military strikes, officials say, the
agency is now …

CIA to Launch Drone Strikes in Yemen | FrumForum
By FrumForum News
The Daily Beast reports: Here we go again. Officials said Monday that the
CIA is preparing to launch predator drone strikes in Yemen to kill al

Yemen president has throat problem | The Associated Press | News …
By The Associated Press
A senior Yemeni official in the Saudi capital says President Ali Abdullah
Saleh has developed a problem with his throat but that his overall
condition is stable. Saleh is being treated in Riyadh along with several to
government …

EA WorldView – Home – Yemen Snapshot: CIA Planning to Expand US …
By Scott Lucas
Siobhan Gorman and Adam Entous, fed by Administration officials, write in
The Wall Street Journal about a possible escalate of American operations in
Yemen: The Central Intelligence Agency is preparing to launch a secret
program to kill …

Yemen President Ali Saleh Wounded: Will a Billionaire Replace Him …
With the small, strategic Middle Eastern country’s leader wounded from a
bomb attack, a wealthy businessman is eyeing the presidency, setting the
stage for …

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