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  1. News - World - TERRORISM

    Islamic State's self-financing model poses additional challenges for anti-terror operations

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 08:59pm by BLOOM

    ... and Abu Sayyaf in the Philippines, as well as al-Qaeda offshoots in Yemen and North Africa, have raised millions by taking hostages for ransom. There are few reliable financial figures ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1581227/islamic-states-self-financing-model-poses-additional-challenges-anti
  2. News - World - SYRIA

    Relief in US as Syrian jihadis free journalist hostage after James Foley’s killing

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 12:49pm

    ... called Undercover Muslim: A Journey Into Yemen. which studied the radicalisation of disaffected youths. He was held in Syria with US photojournalist Matthew Schrier, who escaped in July last year ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1580526/american-journalist-held-syria-freed-qatar-exerts-influence-militants
  3. News - Hong Kong

    Human placenta 'biscuits' being sold in Hong Kong shops, despite ban

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 04:52am by Kylie Knott, MICHELLE TOH

    ... off evil spirits, while in Yemen it is placed on the roof of a family home so birds can eat it- the idea being that it will guarantee love between the parents. In Turkey, the proper disposal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580228/human-placenta-available-chinese-medicine-shops-causeway-bay
  4. News - Asia - ISLAMIC MILITANCY

    Dad chose the wrong jihad: sons of Abu Bakar Bashir create own jihadist group

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 11:47pm by Amy Chew

    ... with [Islamic State] as they do not represent a true Islamic state. Even Muslim clerics from the Middle East, including Yemen, Syria, do not recognise them," said Achwan. While it appears large ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1579529/dad-chose-wrong-jihad-sons-abu-bakar-bashir-create-own-jihadist-group
  5. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    Trader Arcadia unbowed by CFTC oil-rigging deal

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 03:28pm by Reuters

    ... and a major exporter from Yemen and South Sudan, Arcadia has shrunk to a group of just 30 to 35 traders based almost wholly in London's exclusive Knightsbridge area, down from a peak of more than ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1567617/trader-arcadia-unbowed-cftc-oil-rigging-deal
  6. News - World - CONSERVATION

    On fast track to extinction: cheetahs smuggled as trophy pets for Gulf’s rich

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 09:44pm by GDN

    ... in the Horn of Africa. The distinct sub-species living there numbers about 2,500. The animals are trafficked by boat from Somalia to Yemen and then by road into the Gulf states, including Saudi ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1555395/fast-track-extinction-cheetahs-smuggled-trophy-pets-gulfs-rich
  7. News - World - EDWARD SNOWDEN

    ‘NSA could have written this’: Edward Snowden slams British surveillance bill

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 11:11am

    ... of an attempt to blow up a transatlantic airliner, said to be emanating from an alleged al-Qaeda bomb-maker in Yemen linked to hardline Islamist groups in Syria and Iraq. Snowden said the Bush ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1553906/nsa-could-have-written-draft-edward-snowden-condemns-britains-suddenly
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    The fading age of nation states

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 03:25am by Philip Bowring

    ... foreign labour. Saudi Arabia is a recent dynastic invention next to an ancient, poor and overcrowded Yemen. Some of the same issues in Iraq and Syria are replicated along the old frontiers between ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1551973/fading-age-nation-states
  9. News - World - AIRPORT SECURITY

    Being forced to switch on smartphones at airport security may lead to delays

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 11:20am

    ... in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), the Yemen-based branch of the terror network founded by the late Osama bin Laden. US and other intelligence services say AQAP is passing on sophisticated bomb-making ... be behind the threat of a new generation of bombs, it was Ibrahim al-Asiri, a 32-year-old Saudi believed to be hiding out with AQAP in Yemen’s restive southern provinces. A previous high-profile ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1548599/switching-smartphones-airport-security-may-lead-flights-delays
  10. Lifestyle - Books - CULTURE

    Book review: What Do You Pack? If You Are Never Coming Back, by Roberto Di Marco

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:16pm by Mark O'Neill

    ... a happy ending, sometimes not. Readers who are thinking of doing the same will find useful tips. A Swedish electrical engineer, 43, leaves his homeland for a new life in Yemen. There he converts ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1546501/book-review-what-do-you-pack-if-you-are-never-coming-back-roberto-di

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