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Al Qaeda in Yemen blames US for hostage deaths

Al Qaeda in Yemen blames the United States for the death of a US and South African hostage killed in a failed...

US unaware of Korkie release talks before Yemen raid

Washington did not know about advanced negotiations to release South African teacher Pierre Korkie before he was killed in a failed US-led...

South African hostage in Yemen killed in US rescue attempt

Two hostages, including South African Pierre Korkie, were killed during a rescue attempt by American forces in Yemen on Saturday. US special forces...

ISS: Kidnap for ransom – to pay or not to pay?

It is one of the best-kept secrets in the world. As freed hostages step on the tarmac after being released by terror...

Top South Africa diplomat heads to Yemen to negotiate hostage release

South Africa is sending a top diplomat to Yemen to negotiate the release of one of its citizens being held hostage by...