Al Qaeda & ISIS Hostages:

For the 54 days that Harald Ickler was held captive in the Sahara Desert by an Al Qaeda affiliated terrorist group, he ate every meal out of this bowl with this spoon. Most days, he and other hostages were given a thin soup of flour and water. In the morning it had sugar, in the middle of the day, salt, and in the afternoon, {quote}Classic{quote} as Ickler calls it, with neither salt nor sugar. One time the mujahideen who were holding his group killed a camel and they received a bit of meat. {quote}That was like Christmas for us,{quote} said Ickler.

For the 54 days that Harald Ickler was held captive in the Sahara Desert by an Al Qaeda affiliated terrorist group, he ate every meal out of this bowl with this spoon. Most days, he and other hostages were given a thin soup of flour and water. In the morning it had sugar, in the middle of the day, salt, and in the afternoon, "Classic" as Ickler calls it, with neither salt nor sugar. One time the mujahideen who were holding his group killed a camel and they received a bit of meat. "That was like Christmas for us," said Ickler.