Category Archives: Yemen

The effect of ‘secret’ UAE activities in Yemen

[Translate] The effect of ‘secret’ UAE activities in Yemen Diana Alghoul Monday, 07 December 2015 16:25 File photo of military tank -UAE For the past two months it has been reported by Latin American news sources that there are Columbian … Continue reading

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Los mercenarios colombianos que luchan contra el Estado Islámico

[Translate] Los mercenarios colombianos que luchan contra el Estado Islámico Domingo, Diciembre 6, 2015 | Autor: Redacción de El País   Especial para El País Su nombre de guerra es Fénix. 1,93 metros de estatura, el gesto severo en su … Continue reading

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Is the U.S. Facilitating the Use of Mercenaries in Yemen?

[Translate] Is the U.S. Facilitating the Use of Mercenaries in Yemen? by William D. Hartung The recent New York Times report that the United Arab Emirates is paying, arming, and training retired soldiers from Colombia and other Latin American countries … Continue reading

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Mercenaries in Yemen–the U.S. Connection

[Translate] Laura CarlsenDirector, Mexico City-based Americas Program of the Center for International Policy; columnist, Foreign Policy in Focus Mercenaries in Yemen–the U.S. Connection Posted: 12/03/2015 1:03 pm EST Updated: 12/03/2015 1:59 pm EST Latin American mercenaries are leaving the ranks … Continue reading

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The Tip of a Bloody Iceberg: Colombian Mercenaries in Yemen

[Translate] December 2, 2015 The Tip of a Bloody Iceberg: Colombian Mercenaries in Yemen by W. T. Whitney   Some 800 retired special-forces veterans of the Colombian army will be fighting in Yemen soon as mercenary soldiers. It’s no surprise: … Continue reading

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Saudi refuses UAE request to send mercenaries to Yemen

[Translate] Saudi refuses UAE request to send mercenaries to Yemen Wednesday, 02 December 2015 13:58 According to the official, Saudi is currently depending on the Sudanese forces more than the UAE forces in Yemen. Saudi Arabia refused a UAE offer … Continue reading

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Gulf Monarchies Love Mercenaries

[Translate] Gulf Monarchies Love Mercenaries Guns-for-hire, many of them Colombian, bolster the region’s small armies Middle East November 23, 2015 Thomas Baron 9 Bahrain1 mercenaries1 United Arab Emirates1 Yemen4 In an attempt to bolster its ground operations in Yemen, the … Continue reading

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Latin American mercenaries, bankrolled by United Arab Emirates, join Yemen proxy war

[Translate] Latin American mercenaries, bankrolled by United Arab Emirates, join Yemen proxy war Published November 27, 2015 Fox News Latino Fighters loyal to Yemen’s President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi keep watch at a military area in Taez’s Misrakh District on November … Continue reading

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The Colombian soldiers serving in Yemen – as part of the United Arab Emirates’ army

[Translate] The Colombian soldiers serving in Yemen – as part of the United Arab Emirates’ army Reports have been surfacing about hundreds of Colombian former soldiers being hired by the United Arab Emirates government to fight in Yemen. Colombia has … Continue reading

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In Yemen War, Mercenaries Launched By Blackwater Head Were Spotted Today — Not Good News

[Translate] Charles Tiefer Contributor Washington 11/26/2015 @ 9:44PM 2,327 views In Yemen War, Mercenaries Launched By Blackwater Head Were Spotted Today — Not Good News The United Arab Emirates, as reported in today’s New York Times, has hired foreign mercenaries, … Continue reading

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