Posts Tagged ‘Tribal Wars’

Anwar al-Awlaki, a US-born cleric with links to al-Qa’ida’s Yemen-based wing, has been killed, according to Yemen’s Defence Ministry.

“The terrorist Anwar al-Awlaki has been killed along with some of his companions,” it said in a statement. However, no specific details have yet been released.

A Yemen security official has said that Awlaki was killed in a Friday morning air raid which took place in the northern province of al-Jawf close to the Saudi Arabia border. The official also said that a further four men were killed in the raid all were susupected al-Qa’ida members.

It is not immediately known if the raid was carried out by Yemeni forces or was in fact the product of a US drone. A previous attempt to kill Alwaki was carried out by a US drone in May. (more…)


A village in its later stages

In a world of shifting alliances and bloody steel very few warriors ever make it to the top of the world. Leaving countless enemies in their wake the warriors who do rise to power do so with a bloody sword in one hand and a knife to backstab in the other. This world of ever shifting powers and political mastery is known simply as, Tribal Wars.