Category Archives: Yemen

The booming business of security companies in Yemen

The booming business of security companies in Yemen Yemen Times 30 September 2014 As the state prepares to further regulate private security companies, it remains to be seen whether it will consequently regain some responsibility and accountability over the country’s … Continue reading

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Yemen: Gunmen Kill French Security Officer

Yemen: Gunmen Kill French Security Officer By AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE MAY 6, 2014 France condemned an attack on the European Union’s security team in Yemen on Monday that left one Frenchman dead and two others wounded. The Frenchman, employed by a … Continue reading

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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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