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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, 

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.

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