humanitarian aid

Egypt sends two military planes carrying humanitarian aid to Turkey

Thu, 23 Feb 2023 - 05:19 GMT

Egypt sent on Thursday two military planes carrying medical and humanitarian aid to Turkey for the victims of the deadly 7.8-and-7.4 magnitude earthquakes that hit southern Turkey and Syria on Feb. 16, leaving more than 48,000 people dead.

Egypt expresses concern at UN about rise in humanitarian needs due to global crises

Wed, 22 Jun 2022 - 02:26 GMT

Those are armed conflicts, natural disasters, climate change, COVID-19 and hike in food prices.

Photos: Egypt sends humanitarian aid to South Sudan as per Sisi’s directives

Mon, 03 Jan 2022 - 01:09 GMT

The aid was prepared in cooperation with the Egyptian Red Crescent to ease the burden of citizens in South Sudan, the Egyptian military spokesman said on Monday, adding that the plane headed to Juba International Airport.

TPLF reportedly 130 KM from Addis Ababa as PM Abiy Ahmed hands duties to deputy

Wed, 24 Nov 2021 - 02:23 GMT

Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) continues the fight against the Ethiopian army on the way to Addis Ababa as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed transferred his powers to his deputy.

Situation in Ethiopia escalating as Tigray forces near capital

Wed, 24 Nov 2021 - 12:08 GMT

The situation in Ethiopia is developing rapidly as the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) is getting closer to Addis Ababa, Extra News reported Wednesday.

Egypt sends last 3 military aircrafts to Sudan ending humanitarian air bridge between the two countries

Thu, 09 Sep 2021 - 05:26 GMT

Egypt sent three military aircrafts, Wednesday carrying urgent humanitarian aid to Sudan ending an air bridge that was extended over the two past days, according to Egyptian military spokesman.

Photos: Egypt sends tons of humanitarian aid to Sudan via military planes

Mon, 06 Sep 2021 - 10:40 GMT

This comes “within the framework of Egypt’s support and solidarity with the brotherly Sudanese people in various crises and adversities,” the spokesman said.

Rafah border crossing between Egypt, Gaza remains open on Wednesday

Wed, 01 Sep 2021 - 02:52 GMT

Official sources affirmed that the Rafah border crossing remains opened on Wednesday to allow the crossing of stranded passengers and humanitarian cases on both sides.

Egypt intensifies communication with Israel, Palestinian factions in Gaza: sources

Thu, 26 Aug 2021 - 11:42 GMT

On Wednesday, Egypt reopened Rafah Crossing in the direction to Gaza allowing visiting Palestinians to return after its closure on Monday for technical reasons.

Egypt sends 52 aid-laden trucks to Gaza residents, as Sisi urges to end Palestinian division

Mon, 31 May 2021 - 11:52 GMT

A total of 52 aid-laden trucks were sent as gift from President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi and the people of Egypt to residents of Gaza Strip.

Egypt sends more relief planes to Sudan, South Sudan over deadly floods

Wed, 09 Sep 2020 - 09:40 GMT

Egypt has continued to intensify the airlift scheduled to transport urgent humanitarian aid to Sudan and South Sudan, the military spokesman said, amid deadly floods that hit the country leaving dozens of people dead and tens of thousands of houses damaged.

Chinese Foreign Ministry spox urges int'l community to boost aid to Lebanon

Thu, 13 Aug 2020 - 08:42 GMT

China urged the international community to offer all needed humanitarian aid to Lebanon on the back of the Beirut blast which left behind thousands of people dead and wounded.

UNICEF: 1.3 million people in need of humanitarian aid in Cameroon

Fri, 21 Jun 2019 - 03:08 GMT

Thousands of people lack access or have reduced access to basic services such as healthcare and safe drinking water, and livelihoods have been destroyed.

Jordan army begins delivering aid to Syrians stranded near border

Sun, 01 Jul 2018 - 01:10 GMT

The Jordanian army began delivering humanitarian aid to thousands of displaced Syrians who took shelter near its border.

Rafah crossing opens for additional two months: Official

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 - 09:58 GMT

A Rafah Border Crossing official said that it will stay open until Eid Al-Adha, which will start this year on August 21.

Egypt dispatches medical aid to Yemen

Thu, 05 Apr 2018 - 12:19 GMT

Military Production Sedki Sobhi issued orders for sending ten tons of medicines and medical supplies to Yemen.

U.S. announces $700 million in humanitarian aid to Syria

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 - 12:20 GMT

The U.S. State Department on Thursday announced more than $697 million in additional humanitarian assistance for the people of Syria

Flow of Egypt's humanitarian aid to South Sudan continues

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 - 05:30 GMT

Sedqi Sobhi ordered on Monday the launch of (C-130) military cargo aircraft lauded with a new patch of food aid to be delivered to South Sudan.

Houthis are derailing aid efforts in Yemen: U.N

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 - 02:43 GMT

The UN said Saturday that Houthis and pro-Saleh militias hijack humanitarian assistance and aid vehicles in Yemen.

Humanitarian aid reaches Ghouta first time in 5yrs: Sources

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 - 11:31 GMT

Humanitarian aid reaches eastern Ghouta for 1st time in 5 years following Egyptian mediation and ceasefire agreement signed by the Syrian regime and opposition.