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World - Africa
11/26/2021 4:08:28 PM
The UN's World Food Programme (WFP) said Friday that the number of people requiring food aid in war-torn northern Ethiopia had surged to more than nine million.

World - Region
11/23/2021 3:46:22 PM
Two Palestinian hunger strikers, including one who went without food for 131 days, on Monday suspended their strikes against Israel's controversial policy of detaining them without charge after reaching a deal that will allow them to go free in the coming months, a prisoner rights group said.

World - Region
11/11/2021 10:14:08 PM
Israel faced growing calls on Thursday to release five Palestinians who have been on hunger strike for weeks to protest a controversial policy of holding them indefinitely without charge, including one who has been fasting for 120 days and is in severe condition.

World - International
11/8/2021 10:39:44 AM
The UN's food agency said Monday the number of people on the edge of famine in 43 countries had risen to 45 million, as acute hunger spikes around the world.

World - International
11/6/2021 8:24:22 PM
Thousands of Georgians rallied Saturday for the jailed opposition leader and ex-president Mikheil Saakashvili as fears grew for his health because of a hunger strike lasting several weeks.

World - Africa
11/6/2021 10:19:44 AM
The U.N. Security Council called for an end to the intensifying and expanding conflict in Ethiopia on Friday, and for unhindered access for humanitarian aid to tackle the world's worst hunger crisis in a decade in the war-torn Tigray region.

World - International
11/1/2021 8:07:14 PM
Elon Musk, the richest person in the world, says he will sell $6 billion worth of Tesla stock and donate the proceeds to the United Nations' food agency if it could show how the money would solve world hunger.

World - Region
10/24/2021 6:59:37 PM
The husband of UK charity worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who has been detained for more than five years in Iran, has gone on a hunger strike again after a court decided she has to spend another year in prison.

World - International
10/24/2021 2:52:39 PM
Afghanistan's Taliban government launched a programme to tackle hunger on Sunday, offering thousands of people wheat in exchange for labour.

Opinion -
10/15/2021 1:27:00 PM
We at FAO have already rolled up our sleeves and got down to the practical tasks of leading the implementation and driving the transformation.

World - Region
10/13/2021 7:49:49 PM
At least 250 Palestinian prisoners held by Israel have begun a hunger strike to protest their relocation to isolated cells, officials said Wednesday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Exhibitions
9/28/2021 11:33:44 PM

World - International
9/25/2021 6:28:14 PM
'It would not be an exaggeration to say' that at least a third of Afghanistan's population of around 33 million is affected by "imminent hunger," a UN official warned

World - Region
9/22/2021 10:23:26 PM
The United States promised an additional $290 million but said the ultimate solution was to end the war that has led to what the United Nations calls the world's worst humanitarian situation

World - Africa
9/20/2021 11:13:36 AM
For months, the United Nations has warned of famine in this embattled corner of northern Ethiopia, calling it the world's worst hunger crisis in a decade

World - Region
9/15/2021 1:02:20 PM
Tensions have been running high since six militants staged a dramatic escape from a high-security jail in northern Israel on September 6, via a tunnel dug under a sink

World - International
9/1/2021 6:33:46 PM
`The lean winter season is fast approaching, and without additional funding, food stocks will run out at the end of September,' Ramiz Alakbarov, the local UN humanitarian coordinator said

World - Region
8/29/2021 2:24:51 PM
Spain's two tiny enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla have Europe's only land border with Africa, making them a magnet for migrants desperate to escape grinding poverty and hunger

World - International
8/20/2021 7:11:11 PM
According to WFP estimates, some 2 million children are malnourished in Afghanistan

World - Africa
7/31/2021 10:58:37 AM
They put Ethiopia at the top of the list, saying the number of people facing starvation and death is expected to rise to 401,000, the highest number since the 2011 famine in Somalia

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