Category Archives: Yemen

Holier-than-though

Amids a humanitarian catastrophe of, well, biblical dimension in Yemen, the BBC’s Lyse Doucet interviewed yesterday Saudi Arabia’s foreign affairs minister, Adel al-Jubeir. Visibly miffed by insisting Doucet, the 55-yr-old indeed soft-spoke about Iran as the root cause of the … Continue reading

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What Has Happened to These Boys?

I had taken this picture in early 2007 on our walk down from Kawkaban (at almost 3000 m) to Shibam (the other one, not that in the Hadhramaut). Yemen was my last travel destination when living in the Middle East. … Continue reading

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Public Messaging

Human Rights Watch (HRW) has recalled yesterday a U.S. cruise missile strike on a hamlet in Yemen four years ago. Cruise missiles release cluster munitions, indiscriminate weapons that pose unacceptable dangers to civilians. The December 17, 2009 attack on al-Majalah … Continue reading

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