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World - Region
5/18/2022 7:43:54 PM
Sweeping US sanctions imposed on Iran have badly impacted the country's economy and worsened the humanitarian situation in the Persian Gulf nation, a United Nations special envoy said Wednesday.

World - International
5/7/2022 10:50:34 PM
Charismatic ex-steelworker Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva rose from poverty to become the most popular president in Brazilian history, only to fall spectacularly from grace when he was jailed for corruption.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
4/13/2022 7:59:53 PM
Major international organizations issued an appeal Wednesday for urgent measures to deal with rising food insecurity in poor countries, including financing to support farmers and increase food supplies.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
3/23/2022 10:33:00 PM
Al-Ahram weekly looks at the vocational training being provided for young people from poorer villages as part of Egypt’s Decent Life initiative.

World - Region
1/19/2022 3:15:31 PM
A snowstorm in the Middle East has left many Lebanese and Syrians scrambling to find ways to survive, burning old clothes, plastic and in some cases even sheep manure to keep warm as temperatures plummet and poverty soars.

World - International
1/17/2022 9:39:08 AM
The world's 10 wealthiest men doubled their fortunes during the first two years of the coronavirus pandemic as poverty and inequality soared, a report said on Monday.

Egypt - Society
1/12/2022 1:30:12 PM
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi told a World Youth Forum panel on Tuesday that poverty steers states to “mazes” that could lead to terrorism and extremism, adding that the state spent around $400 billion “to get out of the poverty maze.”

Egypt - Society
1/12/2022 11:44:12 AM
Egypt has adopted the principle of the right to development as a fundamental human right, Minister of Planning Hala El-Said said during the third day of the World Youth Forum (WYF) in Sharm El-Sheikh, stressing the importance of eliminating poverty due to its negative impact on development rates.

World - International
1/11/2022 1:08:43 PM
Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev on Tuesday accused his predecessor, Nursultan Nazarbayev, of creating a caste of wealthy elite, after unrest erupted last week amid anger over poverty.

World - Africa
1/6/2022 10:59:49 PM
China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Thursday rejected suggestions that Beijing was luring African countries into debt traps by offering them massive loans, dismissing the idea as a "narrative" pushed by opponents to poverty reduction.

World - International
12/25/2021 10:18:46 AM
Pope Francis called for more solidarity with those living in poverty as he celebrated mass in Rome in front of a masked congregation of around 2,000 people, while billions around the world again marked Christmas under the shadow of the coronavirus.

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.

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