After nearly two decades, the PMOI (People's Mojahedin Organisation of Iran) is delisted from the State Department's list of terror organizations, by the Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Upon hearing this news, large waves of celebration could be seen across different cities from Washington DC to New York and Toronto and from Paris to London and Oslo.
For 33 years the majority of Yemenis accepted that change in their country was an unlikely occurrence. Now post-'revolution', Yemenis not only desire change but much more than that; they are actively seeking change. In particular a change in their own circumstances and living conditions, deprived of the most freedoms we take for granted.
When some parts of the Middle East are busy fighting on religious, political or ethnic grounds, humanitarian and charity organisations keep themselves busy with improving the quality of life for millions of deprived and disadvantaged persons. The poor, the disabled, the traumatised and the war victims in millions have been the main concern of thousands of local and international charity organisations.