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Experts are increasingly worried that 'the window to prevent famine' in Yemen in closing quickly.

The conference will be co-hosted by the UN, US, and EU to help fund the Rohingya refugees made homeless after Myanmar military massacres.

Gazans 'searching bins for food': UNRWA chief

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Gazans 'searching bins for food': UNRWA chief

Some Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip are facing such dire circumstances that they are forced to scour bins for food, said UNRWA's head Philippe Lazzarini.

Last stand in Yemen over oil-rich province

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Last stand in Yemen over oil-rich province

Iran-backed fighters have long held the capital Sanaa.

France urges international pressure on Lebanon to form government

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France urges international pressure on Lebanon to form government

France has urged the international community to put pressure on Lebanese politicians to break a political deadlock and form a new government.

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Lebanon army surveys 85,000 building units post-Beirut blast

The army carried out a survey of tens of thousands of building units to assess the damage caused by the blast.

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Yemen in Focus: Gulf donors slammed by UN

This week we focus on the United Nations rebuke of countries that have failed to follow through on aid pledges to Yemen.

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'Deadly consequences' of Yemen aid obstruction, HRW warns

Interference by the government and Houthi rebels has hampered the delivery of aid in Yemen, Human Rights Watch said on Monday.

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US ambassador’s luxury Israel residence sold to mysterious buyer

The sale follows the controversial relocation of the US embassy to Jerusalem.

For Lebanese, recovery too heavy to bear after blast

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For Lebanese, recovery too heavy to bear after blast

Lebanese families are still struggling with rebuilding in the wake of the massive explosion centered at Beirut's port.

Nizar Hassan

Macron's neo-colonial theatrics throw lifeline to Lebanon's corrupt elite

Comment: The 'new contract' Macron proposes for Lebanon will allow corrupt elites to remain in power, while selling the country out to French ...

Macron says ready to host another Lebanon aid conference

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Macron says ready to host another Lebanon aid conference

During his second visit to Lebanon after the Beirut blast, Macron expressed his readiness to host another donor conference for the ...

Kuwait to rebuild Beirut grain silos destroyed in blast

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Kuwait to rebuild Beirut grain silos destroyed in blast

Originally built with Kuwaiti funds, Beirut's grain silos will be rebuilt by the donor country after the deadly port explosion.

Ex-Trump aide Steve Bannon arrested over border wall fraud

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Ex-Trump aide Steve Bannon arrested over border wall fraud

Bannon allegedly received over $1 million of donations to a Mexico border wall fundraising campaign, funneled through a non-profit in his ...

What a Biden-Harris ticket means for the Middle East

Brooke Anderson

What a Biden-Harris ticket means for the Middle East

America's strategy in the Middle East has failed. But can a Biden presidency repair it?

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Renewed Lebanon protests as ministers quit

Two members of Lebanon's government have quit over a deadly blast that unleashed public rage against the country's ruling class.

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World pledges direct aid to Lebanon's people, bypassing government

World leaders pledged more than 250 million euros for disaster-struck Lebanon, conference host France said, with the emergency aid to be ...

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Macron hosts Trump for virtual donor conference on Lebanon

A virtual conference is due to be held on Sunday to bring together world leaders in efforts to assist Lebanon after the deadly Beirut port blast.

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Beirut blast protesters storm Lebanese foreign ministry

Protesters led by retired Lebanese army officers stormed the foreign ministry in Beirut and declared it the 'headquarters of the revolution', as ...

Trump to join Beirut <em>donor</em> conference call

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Trump to join Beirut donor conference call

US President Donald Trump announced he would participate in an international conference call for donors assisting Lebanon in the aftermath of ...

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EU releases 33 million euros emergency aid for Beirut

The European Union will organise a donor conference for reconstruction in addition to supplying $39 million to aid the operation of ...

MSF has a flaw its white saviours can't solve

Yazan al-Saadi

MSF has a flaw its white saviours can't solve

Comment: The functioning of MSF and other humanitarian organisations is inherently racist. Whether or not it can shed its colonial attitudes ...

Preventing a global education disaster

Kevin Watkins

Preventing a global education disaster

Comment: We must act now to ensure a perfect storm of lost schooling, increased child poverty, and deep budget cuts don't lead to unprecedented ...

Kuwait’s 91-year-old ruler admitted to hospital for medical checkup

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Kuwait’s 91-year-old ruler admitted to hospital for medical checkup

Kuwait’s 91-year-old ruler Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah has been admitted to hospital for a checkup, with the state-run KUNA news agency saying he is ...

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