Yemen http://www.kunc.org en Yemen Official: New Round Of Drone Strikes Target Al-Qaida http://www.kunc.org/post/yemen-official-new-round-drone-strikes-target-al-qaida A Yemeni official says 12 suspected al-Qaida militants have been killed in the Arab country in three separate U.S. Thu, 08 Aug 2013 21:20:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 48122 at http://www.kunc.org Yemen Official: New Round Of Drone Strikes Target Al-Qaida Yemeni Government Says Al-Qaida Plot Was Foiled http://www.kunc.org/post/yemeni-government-says-al-qaida-plot-was-foiled Yemen is still the focus of concern as the U.S., its allies and countries across the Middle East and North Africa remain on alert for possible terrorist attacks.<p>But <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-23598516" target="_blank">according to the BBC</a>, Yemeni government spokesman Rajeh Badi says an al-Qaida plot there has been disrupted. Wed, 07 Aug 2013 10:53:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 48040 at http://www.kunc.org Yemeni Government Says Al-Qaida Plot Was Foiled 'Depart Immediately,' State Dept. Tells Americans In Yemen http://www.kunc.org/post/depart-immediately-state-dept-tells-americans-yemen Warning that "the security threat level in Yemen is extremely high," <a href="http://www.travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/tw/tw_5814.html" target="_blank">the State Department is urging any Americans</a> in that country to "depart immediately."<p>The ominous advisory follows the "temporary shutdowns of 19 American diplomatic posts across the Middle East and Africa," <a href="http://www.npr.org/2013/08/06/209415598/state-department-orders-u-s-citizens-out-of-yemen" target="_blank">The Associated Press reminds readers</a>. Tue, 06 Aug 2013 10:59:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 47988 at http://www.kunc.org 'Depart Immediately,' State Dept. Tells Americans In Yemen War Correspondent's Unflinching 'Diary Of A Bad Year' http://www.kunc.org/post/war-correspondents-unflinching-diary-very-bad-year <em>NPR's Kelly McEvers struggled with intense, unexpected emotions during the Arab Spring, when friends were being kidnapped and worse. It made her wonder, why do otherwise intelligent people risk their lives to report on conflicts?</em><p>In early 2011, I started seeing things in slow motion. I cried unpredictably. It was the time of the Arab uprisings. Colleagues and friends were getting kidnapped. Some were getting killed.<p>But still, I went toward the story. The next year, 2012 was one of the deadliest years on record for journalists. Sat, 29 Jun 2013 12:34:50 +0000 Kelly McEvers 46458 at http://www.kunc.org War Correspondent's Unflinching 'Diary Of A Bad Year' What's Changed Since U.S. Last Moved Detainees To Yemen http://www.kunc.org/post/whats-changed-us-last-moved-detainees-yemen Host Rachel Martin talks with Greg Johnsen, author of The Last Refuge: Yemen, al-Qaeda, and America's War in Arabia. They discuss President Obama's plan to restart prisoner transfers of Yemeni detainees from the Guantanamo Bay prison. Sun, 26 May 2013 11:13:00 +0000 44874 at http://www.kunc.org