Yemen

Jamal al-Labani poses with his daughter. (CBS)

Family Mourns Oakland Man — First U.S. Citizen Killed In Yemen Violence

The violence in Yemen hit home when an Oakland man was killed in a rebel attack earlier this week. Jamal al-Labani is the first U.S. citizen killed in Yemen in this most recent conflict.

04/04/2015

Dianne Feinstein, Bob Schieffer

On ‘Face the Nation,’ Senators Feinstein, McCain Call For More U.S. Troops In Middle East

The suggestion by Republican John McCain and Democrat Dianne Feinstein is a direct challenge to the president.

01/25/2015

(CBS SF)

Al-Qaida Group Claims Responsibility For Deadly Charlie Hebdo Attack

A top leader of Al-Qaida group in Yemen has claimed responsibility for last week’s deadly attack at the office of a satirical publication in France.

01/14/2015

Rayman Hussein of Oakland has not been able to return from Yemen following a trip in late 2012. (CBS)

Oakland Business Owner Stuck In Yemen For More Than A Year

An Oakland business owner has been stuck in Yemen for more than a year. His relatives said the U.S. Embassy has confiscated his passport and won’t let him return home.

01/31/2014

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

Egyptian anti-government protesters shout slogans as they march in the coastal city of Alexandria on February 11, 2011.

Tech Report: Arab Spring A Hot Topic At Middle East Technology Conference

KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid looks at what is of interest to many in the Middle East at a technology conference in Qatar.

03/07/2012