Andre Levy

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Al-Qaeda seizes control of major airport and oil terminal in Yemen

Terror group's branch in Yemen consolidates control over much of the country's largest province, as UN chief calls for immediate ceasefire<p>Al-Qaeda militants seized a provincial airport on Thursday in war-wracked <b>Yemen</b>, where the jihadist network's deadly local franchise has exploited growing …

Middle East

Iraqi prime minister caught between U.S. and Iran

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Abadi found himself caught between his government's two most important allies - the United States and Iran - during his four day-visit in Washington.<p>Abadi's trip was intended to shore up U.S. military support for the battle against Islamic State. He wants to speed up …

Ebola chief named as UN Yemen envoy replacement

The United Nations has selected a replacement UN envoy for Yemen following the resignation of Jamal Benomar, Al Jazeera understands.<p>Diplomatic sources say Mauritania's Ismael Ould Cheikh Ahmed has been designated to replace Benomar, who resigned after four years of efforts at a peaceful political …

The War Against ISIS Will Go Undeclared

Congress won't approve President Obama's proposed authorization of military force, but it won't limit him either.<p>Congress has the power to expand or constrain the president's war-making abilities. But what if it declines to exercise it?<p>It's becoming ever more clear that lawmakers lack the appetite …

Al-Qaeda

Saudi Arabia's ambassador rejects Iran's call for cease-fire in Yemen

Saudi Arabia's envoy in Washington rejected Iranian calls for a cease-fire in Yemen, saying Tehran should have no role in political negotiations in the war-torn country.<p>Saudi-led airstrikes will continue in Yemen until rebel Houthi militants disarm and agree to restore exiled President Abdu Rabu …

Colombian soldiers killed in apparent rebel attack

Ten soldiers have been killed and 20 injured in an apparent attack by leftist guerrillas in Colombia, a possible violation of the rebels' pledge of a unilateral ceasefire that could jeopardise the future of peace talks.<p>The attack occurred around midnight on Tuesday in the volatile southwest …