I wish the facts in the headline are not true, but they are true and unfortunately all this happened today, March 4, 2015. In the Middle East things are going the opposite of what Obama claimed they would be a year ago. He sighted Yemen, which just fell to terrorists, as a victory.
It is a victory, for the Islamist terrorists.
US ambassador to Yemen will operate out of Jeddah
The US ambassador to Yemen will work out of the Saudi port city of Jeddah, more than 700 miles from the southern city of Aden where President Abdrabbo Mansour Hadi is located. The United States will not move its embassy to Aden, as some Gulf countries have done, to avoid any suggestion that Washington accepts a de facto division of Yemen.
Militants take over Libya’s Bahi, Mabrouk oilfields; Tripoli responds with airstrikes
Islamist militants took over Libya’s Bahi oil station and the Mabrouk oilfield on Tuesday when security forces guarding the installations were forced to retreat. Both locations were empty after staff were evacuated earlier, but Islamist militants claiming loyalty to Islamic State (ISIS or ISIL) also assaulted the Mabrouk oilfield last month. Elsewhere, ISIS militants attacks the al-Dhahra oilfield, prompting a counterattack by the Islamist-backed Tripoli-based government that involved airstrikes to drive the militants out.
Clashes between army-ISIS in central Benghazi
Violent fighting was reported in downtown Benghazi between the Libyan National Army and Islamist militants. The army has waged a campaign to clear the city of Islamist fighters and almost entirely controls the city, but parts are still held by Islamic State (ISIS or ISIL) militants and Ansar al-Sharia. Also, two soldiers died in dual car bomb explosions at a checkpoint near the city. Twenty-four soldiers were reported killed during February in army clashes with the jihadists in Benghazi. Read More: http://www.atlanticcouncil.org/blogs/menasource/top-news-militants-take-over-libya-s-bahi-mabrouk-oilfields-tripoli-responds-with-airstrikes