CARE was a charity created to feed the hungry in Europe. People in the United States would buy CARE packages of food and they would be delivered to a hungry family overseas. The von Trapp family were among those who helped by purchasing these life-saving parcels.
After almost a year of civil war, the conflicting forces in Yemen sat down on December 15 in Geneva, Switzerland, to discuss the prospect of finding a political solution to the conflict that has been raging since March 2015.
Born and raised in Yemen, Thana Faroq was granted a scholarship at the age of 16 to finish high school in Canada, where she completed the IB Diploma Programme.
On opposite sides of the Red Sea, Yemen spirals deeper into civil war and chaos, while Eritrea accepts foreign cash and commodities for its support in...
The ceasefire and talks signaled hope that violence in a country ravaged by civil war would de-escalate, and that the country's population of more than 24 million people could start thinking about piecing their lives back together.
The ongoing conflict has sparked a catastrophic humanitarian crisis and the country is at risk of slipping into famine, according to a recent UN report. The coming peace talks could be a real opportunity to have an end to this disastrous conflict.
As the WHO is working to strengthen its capacity to monitor and report on attacks against hospitals, Watchlist encourages close coordination with UNICEF and the Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary General on Children and Armed Conflict to prevent duplication and complement monitoring efforts through the UN-led MRM.
For many, Yemen war is a forgotten one. Nonetheless, aspects of Yemen war are meant not to be forgotten for Yemeni graffiti artist, 28, Murad Subay who believes walls shall represent accounts of warfare.
Latin American mercenaries are leaving the ranks of the national armies of their countries to fight in the deserts of Yemen, wearing the uniform of the United Arab Emirates. They have been contracted by private US companies and in some cases directly by the government of the Arab country, which, thanks to vast oil reserves, has the second largest economy of the region.
War has resulted in nearly six thousand deaths and massive destruction of Yemen's infrastructure. A land, aerial and naval blockade that prevents the import of food, fuel, and medicines has dramatically amplified the devastation.
"On eagles' wings" is how my grandparents arrived in Israel in 1949. That was the name given to the mass exodus of the Jewish community in Yemen, who arrived in Israel on chartered planes only to see the Holy Land they had dreamt of for so many years, for the first time.
After the carnage in Paris, Western governments turned immediately to debating the usual tactics for "bringing the terrorists to justice." Should we employ drone strikes, they wonder? Boots on the ground? Police?
More than a week of cacophonous media and political gabble after the shocking Isis attacks on Paris make it clear that US presidential campaigns are no place to look for answers on this shocking and complex episode of new world chaos.
By Abraham Leno At last, the world has woken up to one of the biggest challenges of our age. We are witnessing massive movements of people on an unpr...
When our rafts were bitten by crocodiles or hippos, complications presented we hadn't imagined. We were in Ethiopia making a series of first desce...
Any rational person would have to agree that the world stands a better chance of effectively fighting IS together, than separately.