Qatar organizes gatherings in Yemen for first time [ Current Affairs ]


About Qatar: Qatar officially called as the State of Qatar. It is an independent country located in Southwest Asia; exist in the small Qatar Headland on the northeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula. Qatar is an entire empire and its head of state is Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.

About crowd arrangement of Qatar:

  • For the first time, Qatar has arranged ground gatherings in Yemen to counter the Shia Houthi protesters who have taken over the country.
  • Qatar has arranged around one thousand ground troops which are supported by reinforced vehicles and military helicopters in Marib province of Yemen.

About Yemen’s Crisis:

  • Yemen Crisis began after security situation in the country weakened after the Shia Houthis protesters had detained power by dissolving Yemen’s government and parliament in January 2015.
  • The rebels have taken the control of key government buildings in Yemen’s capital Sanaa including Presidential Palace.

- Published on: September 8, 2015