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COP27 - Climate change
11/9/2022 5:14:56 PM
Newly installed turbine compressors at a gas facility in central Syria will lead to a production increase that will help ease the war-torn country's electricity crisis, officials at the sprawling facility said Wednesday.

World - International
11/8/2022 2:24:41 PM
The United Nations Tuesday warned of a worsening food crisis in bankrupt Sri Lanka and said the number of people needing urgent humanitarian help had doubled to 3.4 million.

COP27 - Climate change
11/7/2022 4:28:41 PM
Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi urged the “rapid, effective, and equitable implementation” of climate commitments and pledges to overcome the current crisis in his address at the opening session of the world leaders’ summit at the COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh.

Egypt - Politics
11/7/2022 2:33:37 PM
Egypt’s president Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi appealed on Monday in his address at the opening session of world leaders’ summit at the COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh for an end the Russian-Ukrainian war, saying the whole world is suffering from the repercussions of the crisis.

COP27 - Climate change
11/6/2022 9:10:10 PM
Sameh Shoukry, Egypt’s foreign minister and president-designate of the 2022 UN Climate Change Conference (COP27), urged countries of the world to honour their climate commitments, warning against backsliding on climate action amid economic crises.

World - Region
11/6/2022 8:25:17 PM
Pope Francis urged Lebanese politicians Sunday to "put aside... personal interests" and come to an agreement on filling a power vacuum in the crisis-hit country, which currently has no president.

World - Region
11/6/2022 1:36:35 PM
Envoys from around the globe gathered Sunday in the Egyptian seaside resort of Sharm el-Sheikh for talks on tackling climate change that come as the world also grapples with multiple crises, including the war in Ukraine, high inflation, food shortages and an energy crunch.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
11/5/2022 9:57:30 PM
People living in fragile contexts who are on the frontlines of the climate crisis are among the most neglected by climate action and finance, writes Jerome Fontana

COP27 - Climate change
11/5/2022 4:42:39 PM
There is still great opportunity to advance climate action at the upcoming UN Climate Change Conference (COP27), set to take place in the Red Sea city of Sharm El-Sheikh 6-18 November, even after the Ukraine crisis, said UN Climate Change High Level Champion for Egypt Mahmoud Mohieldin.

World - Region
11/5/2022 2:56:05 PM
Scores of Syrian refugees headed home Saturday from eastern Lebanon in the second convoy in less than two weeks as Beirut attempts to organize a mass refugee return to the war-torn country.

COP27 - Climate change
11/4/2022 4:44:30 PM
Bahraini King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa has accompanied Al-Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed El-Tayyeb and Pope Francis of the Vatican to plant a palm tree at Sakhir Palace to draw the world's attention to the climate change crisis and environmental issues.

Business - Energy
11/3/2022 10:06:43 PM
Europe could face a severe natural gas shortage next year and needs to act now to reduce use, the International Energy Agency said in a report Thursday, warning against complacency in an energy crisis triggered by Russia's war in Ukraine after countries were able to build up storage of the fuel to heat homes and generate electricity this winter.

World - International
11/1/2022 9:31:11 PM
The European energy crisis is coming straight at Hungary's largest hotel: the 499-room Danubius Hotel Hungaria City Center will be closed for four months starting on Tuesday.

World - Region
11/1/2022 6:29:45 PM
Already mired in political and economic crises, Lebanon is now also without a president after Michel Aoun's mandate expired without a successor.

World - Region
11/1/2022 10:30:54 AM
For the fifth time since 2019, Israelis were voting in national elections on Tuesday, hoping to break the political deadlock that has paralyzed the country for the past three and a half years.

Al-Ahram Weekly - COP27
11/1/2022 12:00:00 AM
Al-Ahram Weekly examines the debate on the need for a better environment and climate-related media coverage.

World - Region
10/31/2022 10:37:53 PM
Secretary-General of the Arab League Ahmed Abul Gheit and Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General and Head of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) Abdullah Batili agreed on continuing coordination to reach a solution that guarantees holding elections and maintaining the country's unity.

COP27 - Climate change
10/31/2022 9:17:02 PM
The collaboration between developed and developing countries is necessary to help the developing countries handle problems that may exacerbate the climate crisis, UN Climate Change High-Level Champion for Egypt and UN Special Envoy on Financing 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda Mahmoud Mohieldin said on Monday.

World - War in Ukraine
10/31/2022 5:59:44 PM
Cargo ships loaded with grain and other agricultural products left Ukrainian ports on Monday despite Russia's decision to pull out from a landmark deal designed to ease a global food crisis.

World - War in Ukraine
10/30/2022 6:59:45 PM
US President Joe Biden has warned that global hunger could increase because of Russia's suspension of a UN-brokered deal to allow safe passage for ships carrying Ukrainian grain.

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