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World - Region
2/7/2023 4:45:00 PM
Countries around the world have mobilised rapidly to send aid and rescue workers after a massive earthquake killed more than 5,000 people in Turkey and Syria. Offers of assistance came from countries across the world. Here are some of the chief pledges of support.

World - Region
1/9/2023 5:43:12 PM
The UN Security Council is set to vote Monday on a resolution that would continue humanitarian aid deliveries to Syria’s rebel-held northwest from Turkey for another six months, and all eyes will be on Russia.

World - Region
1/8/2023 8:07:23 PM
A humanitarian convoy on Sunday delivered urgently needed supplies to Syria's last rebel stronghold, a day before the U.N. Security Council is set to vote on a resolution that would determine whether aid deliveries to the war-stricken territory can continue.

World - Africa
12/3/2022 9:04:39 PM
The UN's World Health Organization said Friday it still did not have unfettered access to bring humanitarian aid into Ethiopia's war-torn northern Tigray region, one month after the ceasefire.

World - War in Ukraine
11/28/2022 1:56:09 PM
​Ukraine prepared for more Russian strikes on Monday and warned of the possibility for a new round of evacuations from the capital during a relative lull from the airstrikes on energy facilities and other key infrastructure in recent weeks.

World - War in Ukraine
10/15/2022 5:19:04 PM
Saudi Arabia on Saturday announced $400 million in humanitarian aid for Ukraine, the official SPA news agency said, adding that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had made a phone call to President Volodymyr Zelensky.

World - Region
10/3/2022 6:42:02 PM
A six-month truce in Yemen that expired Sunday had provided a rare respite for the war-ravaged country, but failed attempts to extend it have stoked fears of fresh conflict.

World - International
9/14/2022 8:06:17 PM
A year after the tumultuous U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, the Biden administration said Wednesday it will transfer $3.5 billion in frozen Afghan central bank funds for humanitarian aid as hunger grips every province in that country.

World - Africa
8/30/2022 8:28:24 PM
Tigrayan rebels said Tuesday they intended to advance further into neighbouring regions of northern Ethiopia but were still open to peace talks after fighting erupted last week and put paid to a five-month-long truce.

World - Region
7/22/2022 5:39:24 PM
Russia defended its veto of a U.N. resolution that would have extended humanitarian aid deliveries to 4.1 million Syrians in the rebel-held northwest from Turkey for a year, insisting that its demand for only a six-month extension was essential and accusing Western nations of using ``sly'' tactics and trying ``to govern the world.''

World - Region
7/12/2022 3:52:13 PM
The UN Security Council approval a resolution Tuesday extending humanitarian aid deliveries to 4.1 million people in Syria's rebel-held northwest in a victory for Russia.

World - Region
7/11/2022 4:41:45 PM
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday urged his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to extend the authorisation for cross-border deliveries of humanitarian aid into Syria.

World - Africa
7/5/2022 1:03:11 PM
More than two dozen children have died of hunger in the past two months in a single hospital in Somalia. Dr. Yahye Abdi Garun has watched their emaciated parents stumble in from rural areas gripped by the driest drought in decades. And yet no humanitarian aid arrives.

World - Region
5/25/2022 7:43:10 PM
Representatives of the Yemeni government and the Houthi militia started meetings in Jordan's capital Amman on Wednesday to discuss lifting the siege on Taiz city, which holds strategic significance in southwestern Yemen.

War in Ukraine - Economy
5/5/2022 4:44:55 PM
War-ravaged Ukraine received pledges for $6.5 billion more in humanitarian aid Thursday at an international donor's conference in Warsaw that sought to get Ukrainians urgent help while still planning for the country's post-war reconstruction.

War in Ukraine - Military
5/3/2022 2:58:56 PM
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced Tuesday another £300 million ($376 mn, 358 mn euros) in UK military aid for Ukraine.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
4/19/2022 6:57:16 PM
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is calling for a four-day ``humanitarian pause'' in fighting in Ukraine, starting Thursday to coincide with Orthodox Christians' Holy Week observances.

World - Africa
3/29/2022 9:55:50 PM
The Ethiopian government and Tigrayan rebels on Tuesday accused each other of blocking a humanitarian aid convoy carrying emergency supplies for a starving population in the northern region.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
3/29/2022 11:28:00 AM
The Russia-Ukraine negotiations are now more focused on providing humanitarian aid than on finding a political resolution.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
3/26/2022 9:42:20 AM
The convoy rolls slowly out of the heart of Berlin, its eight cars tethered to a bright red locomotive. Destination: Ukraine, thanks to a historic "rail bridge" delivering humanitarian aid to the besieged country.

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