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World - International
11/16/2021 3:30:52 PM
The Taliban have arrested a man for allegedly selling dozens of women in northern Afghanistan after duping them into believing they would be marrying into money, officials said Tuesday.

World - Region
11/12/2021 1:44:09 PM
The Lebanese government is failing its people, the UN envoy on extreme poverty Olivier De Schutter said Friday, warning that the country is on course to becoming a failed state.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
11/9/2021 8:24:08 PM
Egypt is targeting multidimensional poverty through the presidential Decent Life initiative and other mechanisms to ensure the elimination of poverty.

World - Region
11/8/2021 12:11:15 PM
Iran's judicial authorities reportedly banned a newspaper Monday for publishing a front-page graphic that appeared to show Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's hand drawing the poverty line in the Islamic Republic amid widespread anger over the nation's cratering economy.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Economy
10/29/2021 5:21:00 PM
More NGOs are working on Egypt’s Decent Life Initiative to develop rural areas and alleviate poverty, Chair of the Professional Development Foundation Mohamed Farouk Hafeez tells Al-Ahram Weekly

Egypt - Politics
9/22/2021 12:16:39 AM
El-Sisi said that Egypt, which recongises the developmental rights of its African brothers, is considered one of the most water-deficient countries and its people remains under the water poverty line

World - International
9/14/2021 4:52:14 PM
Amir Khan Muttaqi, the regime's acting foreign minister, told a press conference the Taliban would spend donor money wisely and use it to alleviate poverty

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 - Region
8/24/2021 6:13:48 PM
Hundreds of people escaping conflict or poverty, mostly from Afghanistan but also from other countries in the region, have died over the years risking the perilous crossing.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
7/30/2021 6:39:00 PM
Egypt’s Decent Life initiative aims at providing a better life for more than half the country’s population

World - International
7/26/2021 7:27:36 PM
Francis called the `scandal' of hunger a 'crime that violates basic human rights'

Business - Economy
7/14/2021 2:32:15 PM
Egypt's poverty rate recorded 29.7 percent in FY 2019/2020, down from 32.5 percent in FY 2017/2018

World - Africa
7/13/2021 7:37:38 PM
Poverty has been exacerbated by severe social and economic restrictions aimed at blocking the spread of COVID-19

World - Region
7/11/2021 1:21:40 PM
Nearly 80% of Syrians live in poverty, and 60% are food insecure ,the worst food security situation ever seen in Syria, according to the United Nations

World - Region
7/1/2021 10:39:37 AM
The price of menstrual pads has risen by almost 500 percent since the start of a financial crisis the World Bank has dubbed likely one of the world's worst since the 1850s

World - Region
6/22/2021 2:16:36 PM
Most Lebanese have seen their purchase power drop and their savings evaporate, and more than half the tiny country's population now lives below the poverty line

World - Region
6/17/2021 2:41:00 PM
Banks, central to the service-oriented economy, are paralysed. Savers have been locked out of dollar accounts. The currency has crashed, driving a swathe of the population into poverty

World - International
6/7/2021 5:49:38 PM
The crisis has pushed more than 100 million more workers into poverty, the ILO said in its annual World Employment and Social Outlook report ahead of the conference

World - International
6/5/2021 10:25:29 AM
With India's devastating recent virus surge easing in cities, the deadly pandemic is ravaging the vast poverty-stricken rural hinterland. But here, ignorance and fear rule

World - International
6/2/2021 2:46:33 PM
The pandemic has pushed over 100 million more workers into poverty, the UN said Wednesday, after working hours plummeted and access to good quality jobs evaporated

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