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Security Officer at US Embassy in Yemen Assassinated

A US Embassy security official, identified as Qassem Aqlani, was assassinated on his way to work by a gunman on motorcycle on Thursday. According to AP: Yemeni officials said the killing bore the hallmarks of an al-Qaida attack, but it was too early to determine if the group was behind it. They spoke on condition of anonymity because they were ...

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U.S. Universities Threatened – Evacuated

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** this story will be updated as details become available** The University of Texas evacuated all buildings this morning as a bomb threat was called in by someone claiming to be a member of Al-Qaida. Now, more American universities are responding to terroristic threats. University of Texas at Austin Evacuated under Bomb Threat – Cleared ** as of Noon local ...

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U.S. Embassy in Yemen Surrounded

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Hundreds of Islamic protesters surrounded the U.S. Embassy to Yemen in San’a on Thursday displaying anti-American sentiment , chanting “death to America”, burning the U.S. flag and in-general protesting the United States. Yemeni security forces are reported to have fired warning shots, used tear gas and riot batons to push the crowd back from the Embassy after a few protesters ...

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