YEMEN TIGHTENS SECURITY AMIDST PROTESTS - Editor's Picks 9 Nov 2012

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10 Nov 2012 01:00

Yemeni soldiers guard checkpoints on the streets of Sana'a looking for motorcycles without registration plates after Yemeni authorities announced unprecedented measures to limit the use of unregistered motorcycles after motorcyclists were linked to the assassination of political, military and security leaders on November 7. Motorcycles are being used by Al-Qaeda members as a means of transportation that security services have difficulty pursuing. Al-Qaeda in the Arab Peninsula had called on its members to use motorcycles, and avoid using vehicles after US drone strikes increased against them.

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