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World - Africa
8/11/2022 4:17:21 PM
A historic drought in Somalia has now displaced one million people and left the country in the shadow of famine, the United Nations said Thursday.

War in Ukraine - Economy
8/10/2022 7:37:49 PM
Spain has launched a pilot project to import grain from Ukraine by train to explore the possibility of using rail transport while maritime routes are blocked or restricted by war.

World - Region
7/24/2022 10:11:43 PM
The UN envoy for Yemen on Sunday condemned suspected rebel shelling of a residential neighborhood in the southwestern city of Taiz the previous day that killed at least one child and wounded 10.

World - Africa
6/23/2022 8:14:31 PM
The international community is "sleepwalking" towards a catastrophic famine in Somalia, and children are dying because hospitals are at breaking point, the charity Save the Children warned on Thursday.

War in Ukraine - Economy
6/20/2022 10:48:14 PM
Russia on Monday blamed the "destructive" stance of the West for soaring grain prices that have sparked fears of a global food crisis following Moscow's military operation in Ukraine.

War in Ukraine - Economy
6/20/2022 6:18:50 PM
Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said Monday that Africa was "a hostage" of Russia's war on Ukraine which has spurred global food shortages and famine fears across the African continent.

World - Africa
6/15/2022 10:21:51 PM
Somalia's President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud appointed lawmaker Hamza Abdi Barre as the country's prime minister on Wednesday, with the new premier facing a host of challenges including a looming famine and an Islamist insurgency.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
6/13/2022 10:11:16 PM
The United Nations on Monday begged world trade ministers meeting at the WTO not to impose export restrictions on food for humanitarian purposes, amid a food security crisis.

World - Africa
4/20/2022 8:39:50 PM
At least 1,900 children under 5 have died from malnutrition in Ethiopia's embattled Tigray region in the past year, according to a study conducted by regional health officials and seen by The Associated Press.

World - Africa
4/16/2022 12:51:54 PM
Somalia inaugurated 290 new lawmakers, bringing the country a step closer to completing a prolonged electoral process marred by alleged corruption and irregularities.

World - Region
4/12/2022 10:40:37 AM
The wheat fields of northern Yemen stretch into the distance but they aren't enough to nourish a country where millions go hungry.

World - Africa
4/6/2022 10:24:02 PM
The United States, France, and other countries pledged Wednesday to increase their financial aid to West African and Sahel countries to fight a worsening famine, during an OECD meeting.

World - Region
3/16/2022 10:23:12 AM
The UN humanitarian chief on Tuesday urged a world focused on Russia's war in Ukraine not to forget the conflict in Yemen where ‘one of the world's gravest global humanitarian catastrophes’ has left 19 million people facing hunger this year, including 160,000 likely to face ‘famine-like conditions’.

World - Region
3/14/2022 4:34:52 PM
More than a dozen UN agencies and international aid groups said Monday that 161,000 people in war-torn Yemen are likely to experience famine over the second half of 2022, a fivefold increase from the current figure.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
12/31/2021 7:15:00 PM
If Ethiopia continues on the path of war, it will not only see one of the world’s worst famines but a dark fate of disintegration

World - Region
12/22/2021 12:20:06 PM
The World Food Programme said Wednesday it was "forced" to cut aid to Yemen due to lack of funds, and warned of a surge in hunger in the war-torn country.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
12/16/2021 9:44:00 AM
The current military and political stalemate in Ethiopia leaves the population vulnerable to one of the world’s worst man-made famines, reports Al-Ahram Weekly

World - Africa
11/10/2021 11:44:39 AM
The United Nations said Wednesday that Ethiopia had detained 72 drivers working for the World Food Programme (WFP) in a northern city along the only functional road leading into the famine-threatened Tigray region.

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.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
10/24/2021 10:52:00 AM
Ongoing warfare in Marib, Al-Bayda, Shabwah and elsewhere in Yemen has created one of the worst humanitarian disasters in the world, second only to the manmade famine caused by the Ethiopian government’s war in the Tigray.

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