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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, 

The world needs to stand by Yemen

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 06:07

In Ramadan, Muslims believe that doing charity to the needy is particularly rewarded, but even if you are not a Muslim, charity during this month is exceptionally crucial.

Socotra , the incredible island in Yemen looks like another planet

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 14:55

Ever dream about walking on an alien planet? Then you should think about paying a visit to Socotra سُقُطْرَى‎‎, described by many as "the most alien-looking place on Earth."

Rifts grow on both sides of Yemen conflic

Sat, 05/13/2017 - 00:53

Rifts are growing within the ranks both of Yemen’s government and the rebel alliance, further dimming the prospects of an end to the country’s 2-year-old war.

Rifts grow on both sides of Yemen conflic

Sat, 05/13/2017 - 00:53

Rifts are growing within the ranks both of Yemen’s government and the rebel alliance, further dimming the prospects of an end to the country’s 2-year-old war.

Yemen conflict has catastrophic consequences for health care

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 20:15

The people of Yemen, young, and old, are suffering catastrophic consequences because of the country’s two year conflict, and nowhere is that more visible than in the health care system.

US defence secretary visits military base used to strike Yemen

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 20:10

US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis arrived in Djibouti yesterday to visit an important military base at the southern entrance to the Red Sea used as a launch pad for operations in Yemen and Somalia.

5000 Pakistani troops to join Islamic Military Alliance to help Saudi Arabia in Yemen

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 20:06

RIYADH – As many as five thousand troops of Pakistan Army would likely be joining Islamic Military Alliance to help Saudi Arabia safeguard its southern region which borders Yemen, it emerged on Mon

Yemen, World’s Largest Humanitarian Crisis

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 15:11

ROME, Apr 19 2017 (IPS) - With 18.8 million people –nearly 7 in 10 inhabitants– in need of humanitarian aid, including 10.3 million requiring immediate assistance, Yemen is now the largest single-n

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