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Business - Economy
6/4/2024 4:47:14 PM
President Yoon Suk Yeol on Tuesday announced billions of dollars in new aid and investment support for Africa, as South Korea looks to boost trade ties with the continent.

World - International
4/24/2024 7:52:52 PM
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has begun a critical trip to China following Senate approval of a foreign aid package that will provide billions of dollars in assistance to Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan as well as force TikTok’s China-based parent company to sell the social media platform -– all areas of contention between Washington and Beijing.

World - International
4/20/2024 10:36:54 PM
A look at what’s in the $95 billion package passed by the House on Saturday that will provide military aid to Ukraine and Israel, replenish US weapons systems and give humanitarian assistance to civilians in Gaza.

World - International
4/20/2024 8:36:00 PM
Lawmakers in the US House of Representatives on Saturday quickly passed legislation to provide to Ukraine and Israel, bolster Taiwan while also threatening a ban on TikTok if it fails to divest from Beijing.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
4/3/2024 9:44:00 PM
Ambulances carrying the bodies of the foreign humanitarian aid workers killed in a recent Israeli airstrike in Gaza arrived in Egypt through the Rafah border crossing, Al-Qahera News reported on Wednesday.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
4/3/2024 12:01:56 PM
The bodies of six foreign aid workers killed in a Gaza strike were expected to be transported out of the war-torn Palestinian territory via Egypt on Wednesday as Israel faced a chorus of outrage over their deaths.

World - War in Ukraine
2/24/2024 7:49:18 PM
President Volodymyr Zelenskyy welcomed Western leaders to Kyiv Saturday to mark the second anniversary of Russia's full-scale invasion, as Ukrainian forces run low on ammunition and weaponry and foreign aid hangs in the balance.

World - War in Ukraine
2/12/2024 12:53:02 PM
A sweeping US foreign aid package, including $60 billion for Ukraine, passed a key procedural vote Sunday, although opposition from right-wing Republicans may block it from becoming law.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
10/14/2023 8:18:00 PM
Egyptian authorities have refused the passage of foreign residents of Gaza through the Rafah crossing, except as part of a foreign aid delivery agreement, Al-Qahera News TV reported, citing informed sources.

Business - Economy
9/6/2023 3:02:57 PM
The National Bank of Egypt (NBE) has sealed a deal to secure $100 million from the Abu Dhabi foreign aid agency to fund Egyptian exports from the UAE, read a press release on Wednesday.

Business - Economy
7/11/2023 6:19:28 PM
Saudi Arabia has deposited $2 billion into Pakistan's central bank, the government said Tuesday, a much-needed financial boost ahead of a critical meeting of the International Monetary Fund on the new bailout package for the cash-strapped South Asian country.

World - War in Ukraine
3/15/2023 12:01:46 PM
Denmark will set up a $1 billion fund for aid to Ukraine in 2023, the Danish government announced on Wednesday following agreement by almost all parties in parliament.

World - Region
2/27/2023 2:04:20 PM
The United Nations is seeking $4.3 billion at a pledging conference Monday to alleviate the suffering of millions of people in Yemen, where an eight-year civil war has created one of the world’s worst humanitarian crises.

World - War in Ukraine
2/16/2023 12:48:39 PM
The parliament of oil-rich Norway on Thursday announced that the Scandinavian country is donating 75 billion kroner ($7.4 billion) to Kyiv as part of a five-year support package, making Norway one of the world's biggest donors to war-torn Ukraine.

World - Region
2/14/2023 11:09:03 AM
A Saudi Arabian plane carrying aid to quake-hit Syria landed in second city Aleppo Tuesday -- the first in more than a decade of war, a transport ministry official told AFP.

World - International
12/26/2022 6:15:28 PM
Christian Aid on Monday became the fifth foreign aid group to suspend operations in Afghanistan after the country's Taliban rulers ordered all NGOs to stop women staff from working.

World - International
12/25/2022 2:11:40 PM
Foreign aid groups on Sunday suspended their operations in Afghanistan following a decision by the country's Taliban rulers to ban women from working at international and local non-governmental organizations, while the US and Germany have condemned these actions by the Taliban.

World - Africa
12/13/2022 10:54:56 AM
The United States on Tuesday is rolling out the red carpet to leaders across Africa with plans to unveil $55 billion in support as part of a renewed bid to win back influence in the continent.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
11/29/2022 10:28:35 PM
Ziad Bahaa-Eldin resumes his discussion of investment

COP27 - Climate change
10/4/2022 4:17:14 PM
Alarmed by a surge in disease, the United Nations is asking for five times' more international aid after deadly floods in Pakistan left millions of survivors homeless and at rising risk of waterborne diseases and other ailments.

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