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A burnt building inside the US Embassy compound in Benghazi, Libya (Photo credit: STRINGER/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Obama Needs To Stay At The White House During Middle East Protests

President Barack Obama needs to stay in Washington, D.C., suspend campaigning, and address the threats against Americans in the Middle East.

09/13/2012

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CIA Thwarts Terror Plot Hatched In Yemen

There’s word that al-Qaida’s affiliate in Yemen tried to destroy a U.S.- bound jetliner with a bomb around last week’s anniversary of the killing of Osama bin Laden.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/07/2012

Yemeni Nobel Prize winner Tawakkul Karman. (Getty Images)

Tawakkul Karman: Yemeni Nobel Peace Prize Winner To Speak At U-M Campuses

The first Arab woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize is giving two public speeches in southeastern Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/13/2011

In this file image taken from video and released by SITE Intelligence Group Nov. 8, 2010, Anwar al-Awlaki speaks in a video message posted on radical websites. (AP Photo/SITE Intelligence Group)

Al-Qaida Cleric Linked To Underwear Bombing Killed In Airstrike

American and Yemeni officials confirm al-Qaida cleric Anwar al-Awlaki has been killed during an airstrike in Yemen. The American-born Muslim has been linked to the attempted underwear bombing in 2009.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/30/2011

This undated image released Sunday Oct. 31, 2010, by Yemen's Interior Ministry, in a combination of two photos which they say both show bomb maker suspect Ibrahim Hassan al-Asiri. The FBI has a fingerprint and forensic evidence linking al-Qaida’s top bomb maker in Yemen to both the 2009 Christmas Day airline attack and the nearly successful attack on cargo planes last year. (credit: AP Photo/Yemen Interior Ministry)

Al-Qaida Bomber Leaves Behind A Fingerprint

Investigators have pulled a fingerprint of Ibrahim al-Asiri off the bomb hidden in the underwear of a Nigerian man accused of trying to blow up a plane over Detroit on Christmas Day 2009, U.S. counterterrorism officials said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/24/2011

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Local Support For Protestors In Middle East

About 200 people rallied in front of Dearborn City Hall chanting, “Stop the torture, stop the massacre”, Friday in support of anti-government protestors in Libya, Iran and Yemen.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/25/2011

U.S. Boosts Mail, Cargo Scrutiny Amid Bomb Probe

The U.S. and allied governments tightened their scrutiny of air cargo and shipped packages Monday as investigators tried to trace bomb parts and scanned for more mail bombs possibly sent from Yemen.

11/01/2010

Investigators Searching For More Mail Bombs

After intercepting two mail bombs addressed to Chicago-area synagogues, investigators are searching for two dozen more suspect packages that terrorists in Yemen attempted to smuggle onto aircraft in a brazen al Qaeda terror plot.  Authorities […]

10/30/2010

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