Arabian Peninsula

Yemen al-Qaeda chief killed in US strike

Al-Qaeda confirms that Nasser al-Wuhayshi, the leader of its offshoot in the Arabian Peninsula, has been killed in a US drone strike in Yemen.

January 23, 2016
January 23, 2016

Pakistan lifts Houbara bustard hunting ban

Pakistan's supreme court lifts a ban on the hunting of a rare bird, the Houbara bustard.

June 16, 2015
June 16, 2015

Yemen al-Qaeda chief killed in US strike

Al-Qaeda confirms that Nasser al-Wuhayshi, the leader of its offshoot in the Arabian Peninsula, has been killed in a US drone strike in Yemen.

May 21, 2015
May 21, 2015

What’s on Laden’s bookshelf revealed

Laden was fixated on attacking US targets and pressured al Qaeda groups to heal local rivalries and focus on that cause,according to documents the US says were seized in his hideout in Pakistan.