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The devastation being caused by the two-year long conflict in Yemen, where one in 62 now has cholera, Red Cross

Sun, 08/13/2017 - 19:49

The first time I laid eyes on the Yemeni town of Taiz, I was taken aback by the festive colours on display.

Yemen: Renal failure patients in Shabwa are supported by the UAE Red Crescent

Sun, 08/13/2017 - 19:06

The UAE Red Crescent Society distributed food aid to needy people suffering from renal failure in the Ezzan district of Meefah governorate in Shabwa governorate in Yemen as part of the humanitarian

Malaysia condemns Yemen’s Houthi missile launch

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 16:59

KUALA LUMPUR, July 29 ― Malaysia condemned the missile attacks on Mecca and hoped that the perpetrators will be brought to justice. 

Yemen: Cholera Cases Top 400,000 as U.N. Appeals for Humanitarian Aid

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 16:24

In Yemen, the heads of the United Nations’ relief agencies pleaded Wednesday for a massive increase in humanitarian aid, as the number of cases of cholera in Yemen hit 400,000. U.N.

European Union and UNDP support social protection for community resilience in Yemen

Sun, 07/09/2017 - 06:06

The European Union (EU) confirms its commitment to Yemen by providing EUR 25 million (nearly USD 27 million) to support the vulnerable Yemeni people affected by the devastating conflict.  

US giving $638M aid to Yemen, Somalia, Nigeria, South Sudan

Sun, 07/09/2017 - 02:09

 The United States on Saturday announced more than $630 million in aid for Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan and Nigeria, where conflict has helped to cause what the United Nations calls the world's larg

Attacks in Syria and Yemen are turning disease into a weapon of war

Sun, 07/09/2017 - 01:54

Today we are seeing another cruel method of warfare emerge on the battlefield: the weaponization of disease, particularly in Syria and Yemen.

Yemen cholera deaths nearly double, to over 900, WHO

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 14:51

THE number of deaths from cholera in war-torn Yemen has risen to 923, nearly doubling in the past two weeks, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Monday.

Multi-million dollar ransom paid by Qatar in 2012 for Finnish hostages

Sun, 06/11/2017 - 23:08

The New York Times mentioned in an article issued in July 2014  that Qatar and Oman paid more than 20 million dollars in ransom for two Finns and two other Europeans kidnapped in Yemen.

Qatar may have paid $1 billion in ransom for release of Qatari hostages in Iraq

Sun, 06/11/2017 - 22:33

A ransom payment of up to $1 billion to Iranian and Al Qaeda-linked forces in Syria may have been the tipping point for Qatari-Gulf Arab relations, 

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