Category Archives: Yemen

Low pay, long hours: Yemen’s private security guards earn as little as $200 per month

Low pay, long hours Published on 4 March 2014 in Report Ali Abulohoom (author) Ibrahim Al-Qahatani works securityfor two different companies to make ends meet‭. ‬ After working a 16-hour shift, 23-year-old Yahia finally heads home. According to the contract … Continue reading

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Gunmen shoot down Russian military contractors in Yemen

Gunmen shoot down Russian military contractors in Yemen By Hakim Almasmari, for CNN updated 6:30 AM EST, Tue November 26, 2013 A soldier stands guard as onlookers gather following a shooting incident targeting two Russians on November 26, 2013 in … Continue reading

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Fighting Piracy Goes Awry With Killings of Fishermen

Fighting Piracy Goes Awry With Killings of Fishermen By Alan Katz – Sep 17, 2012 10:03 AM ET The Nordic Fighter tanker was sailing south in the Red Sea under oppressive summer heat as Mohammed Ali Quanas headed west to … Continue reading

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Local Guard Security Services for U.S. Embassy Sana’a

Local Guard Security Services for U.S. Embassy Sana’a Solicitation Number: SAQMMA12R0219 Agency: U.S. Department of State Office: Office of Logistics Management Location: Acquisition Management Original Synopsis Jul 19, 2012 3:21 pm Solicitation Number: SAQMMA12R0219 Notice Type: Justification and Approval (J&A) … Continue reading

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Pentagon civilian contractors attacked in Yemen

Posted: 10:41 a.m. today Pentagon civilian contractors attacked in Yemen By PAULINE JELINEK, Associated Press WASHINGTON — The Pentagon says three civilian contractors helping train Yemen’s coast guard were attacked in Yemen. Cmdr. Bill Speaks, a Defense Department spokesman, said … Continue reading

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U.S. Senators Introduce Wartime Contracting Legislation that Could Save Taxpayers Billions

U.S. Senators Introduce Wartime Contracting Legislation that Could Save Taxpayers Billions 09:37 GMT, March 2, 2012 Senators Claire McCaskill (D-MO) and Jim Webb (D-VA) have introduced the Comprehensive Contingency Contracting Reform Act of 2012 (S. 2139), a bill that will … Continue reading

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