Yemen rebel leader seeks torture probe, cites AP report
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A top leader of Yemen's Houthi rebels has called for an investigation after The Associated Press found evidence of extreme torture in Houthi-run lockups.
The hidden toll of American drones in Yemen: Civilian deaths
ATAQ, Yemen (AP) — The United States has waged a drone war in Yemen for 16 years, trying to suppress al-Qaida's branch here. But the campaign has had a hidden cost: civilians cut down by the drones' missiles.
There is no comprehensive count of civilian deaths because of the difficulty of confirming identities and allegiances of those killed. But in an examination of drone strikes this year alone, The Associated Press found that at least 30 of the dead likely did not belong to al-Qaida.
CAIRO (AP) — With hugs and kisses, family and friends of a Yemeni actor celebrated after he and at least three other detainees were freed after being held for nearly a year without charge in prisons that Associated Press reporting has shown to be controlled by the United Arab Emirates.
SHABWA, Yemen (AP) — The U.S.-backed coalition's string of secret deals with al-Qaida to withdraw from areas the militants controlled in southern Yemen focused on three main areas — the city of Mukalla and the provinces of Abyan and Shabwa, an Associated Press investigation found.