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World - International
3/25/2024 7:43:43 PM
UN humanitarian chief , who has played a key role in pressing for aid to Gaza and earlier led efforts on Yemen, is quitting due to ill health, the world body said Monday.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
1/6/2024 9:40:19 AM
Israel bombed Gaza on Saturday as the United Nations warned the Palestinian territory has become "uninhabitable" and "famine is around the corner" after three months of Israel's war that threatens to engulf the wider region.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
12/7/2023 9:48:15 PM
UN humanitarian chief Martin Griffiths said he saw promising signs Thursday that the Karm Abu Salem (Kerem Shalom) crossing from Israel into the Gaza Strip might be opened soon to allow aid in.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
11/15/2023 1:02:04 PM
The United Nations and the Red Cross voiced alarm Wednesday after Israeli forces raided Gaza's largest hospital, demanding that thousands of patients and civilians there be protected.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
10/31/2023 12:14:41 AM
Israeli officials are going back on their promised refusal to grant entry visas to UN officials.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
9/20/2023 7:09:25 PM
Martin Griffiths, UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, praised Egypt's humanitarian response towards the affected areas in Libya following storm Daniel, according to an official statement by the foreign ministry.

World - War in Ukraine
7/21/2023 6:21:47 PM
Threats against civilian vessels in the Black Sea are "unacceptable," a senior UN official said Friday following statements by Moscow and Kyiv after Russia withdrew from a key grain export deal.

World - War in Ukraine
5/16/2023 7:17:35 PM
UN Undersecretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Martin Griffiths late on Monday called for the extension of the Black Sea Grain Initiative, which allows the export of Ukrainian grain and other agricultural products from Black Sea ports.

COP27 - Climate change
10/10/2022 2:18:44 PM
Heatwaves will become so extreme in certain regions of the world within decades that human life there will be unsustainable, the United Nations and the Red Cross said Monday.

Life & Style - Health
9/5/2022 2:59:28 PM
On Monday, the UN's humanitarian chief Martin Griffiths warned that Somalia was on the brink of famine for the second time in just over a decade.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
3/28/2022 7:15:45 PM
UN chief Antonio Guterres said Monday the global body is seeking a humanitarian ceasefire between Russia and Ukraine, as the civilian toll continues to rise a month after Moscow's invasion of its neighbor.

World - International
11/14/2021 4:59:45 PM
China donated 500,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccine on Sunday to war-torn Syria, which has one of the world's lowest inoculation rates and what the UN called an alarming rise in cases.

World - International
9/22/2021 11:31:15 AM
UN's Martin Griffiths warned in a statement that "medicines, medical supplies and fuel are running out in Afghanistan"

World - Region
8/7/2021 9:41:46 AM
Grundberg, who has served as the European Union's ambassador to Yemen for almost two years, succeeds Martin Griffiths of Britain

World - Region
7/15/2021 8:29:38 PM
In June, Griffiths told the Security Council his efforts to end years of war in Yemen had failed, expressing his 'deep regret' not to have made more progress during his three years in the post

World - Region
5/31/2021 6:08:29 PM
"Throughout the process we have suggested several ways to bridge the gap between the parties," Griffiths told reporters, speaking after meeting Houthi officials in the rebel-held capital Sanaa

Egypt - Politics
4/25/2021 7:03:23 PM
Griffiths hailed the Egyptian role in supporting a political solution in Yemen and providing continuous assistance for the Yemeni people

World - Region
4/15/2021 9:38:14 PM
UN special envoy to Yemen, Martin Griffiths, said the council was united behind the conclusion that only a "negotiated political solution" would provide a way out of the conflict

World - Region
3/15/2021 10:18:35 AM
Washington plans to reinvigorate diplomatic efforts, alongside the United Nations and others, to end the war in Yemen, Blinken told UN Special Envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths, a State Department spokesperson said on Sunday

World - Region
2/18/2021 5:34:01 PM
UN envoy to Yemen Martin Griffiths warned of a potential humanitarian disaster.

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