Yemen terror threats

This item appears on page 19 of the May 2010 issue.

The Department of State warns of the high security threat level in Yemen due to terrorist activities, with concerns about possible attacks by extremists against US citizens, facilities and businesses.

The government of Yemen has been battling al Houthi rebels in and around the northern governorate of Sa’ada intermittently since 2004. A cease-fire was announced on Feb. 12, 2010.