Monthly Archives: December 2011


Maldives

Maldives Closes Hundreds of Resort Spas After Muslims Complain of ‘Anti-Islamic’ Activities




Iran

US in $3.5 billion arms sale to UAE amid Iran tensions


China

Reports of Deadly Shootout in Xinjiang Region of China


Afghanistan

President Karzai welcomed US Vice President Biden’s statement that the Taliban are not the enemy. The Taliban killed a British soldier in Helmand. Security forces captured two Taliban commanders and several fighters in Kandahar and Paktia.


Yemen

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula killed two Yemeni soldiers in an attack near Zinjibar. AQAP halted a protest that called for the terror group to quit Zinjibar.