Containing escalation in region begins with ending Israeli massacre in Gaza: Aboul Gheit

Wed, 17 Apr 2024 - 11:40 GMT

Secretary-General of the League of Arab States Ahmed Aboul Gheit received Wednesday, at the headquarters of the General Secretariat, Major General Patrick Gochat, Head of the United Nations Truce Supervision Organization mission, which is concerned with follow-up and field monitoring of the implementation of the armistice agreements between Israel and its neighbors.

Famine 'quite possibly' in some areas of north Gaza, US official says

Sat, 30 Mar 2024 - 12:36 GMT

Famine is quite possibly present in parts of the northern Gaza Strip, a senior US State Department official said on Friday, adding that an obstacle to getting more aid to Palestinians was a scarcity of trucks in the enclave under Israeli siege.

Egypt continues daily airdrops of humanitarian aid into northern Gaza Strip

Thu, 14 Mar 2024 - 12:58 GMT

The mission has been ongoing over the course of two days, March 13-14, 2024, in cooperation with the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and the number of countries participating in the international coalition.

WFP Executive Director warns: Famine is imminent in Northern Gaza if necessary aid volume not delivered

Tue, 12 Mar 2024 - 12:24 GMT

The Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Program, Cindy McCain, said on Monday that famine is imminent in northern Gaza if the volume of aid entering the Strip is not significantly increased.

25 children died of malnutrition in Gaza: Palestinian Health Ministry

Mon, 11 Mar 2024 - 03:04 GMT

The Palestinian Ministry of Health announced that the death toll as a result of malnutrition in Gaza has risen to 25 among children, according to breaking news via Al-Qahera News TV Channel.

Famine, flooding or war are repercussions of Ethiopian Dam filling without deal

Wed, 07 Apr 2021 - 02:50 GMT

A number of Egyptian experts and former ministers gave insight on the issue.

UN warns of alarming rise of hunger in war-torn Yemen

Wed, 22 Jul 2020 - 01:33 GMT

The report, which covers only the southern parts of Yemen, forecasts that the number of people "facing high levels of acute food insecurity" will increase from two million in February-April this year to 3.2 million in July-December.

Book Review: Peter Singer’s ‘Famine, Affluence, and Morality’

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 - 02:53 GMT

The article asses Singer's argument, with the primary aspect being on the axiomatic-normative criterion that he establishes at the outset

War, famine and fear: Yemeni cinema fights back

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 - 11:17 GMT

War, famine and fear: Yemeni cinema fights back.

WFP warns of coming famine in Yemen

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 - 12:27 GMT

A spokesman for the World Food Program has warned of a coming famine in Yemen and urged exerting more efforts and providing basic aid supplies to the Yemeni people.

Militants blocking aid to starving children in Somalia, charity says

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 - 11:17 GMT

Lack of access to hungry parts of Somalia controlled by Islamist militants is threatening the lives of tens of thousands of malnourished children.

Foreign Ministry official in South Sudan for aid talks

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 - 01:50 GMT

The visit’s goal is discussing the details of airlift delivering human aid from Egypt to South Sudan.

Yemen declares state of emergency over cholera outbreak

Mon, 15 May 2017 - 08:17 GMT

Authorities in Sanaa, which is controlled by Shiite rebels, have declared a state of emergency over a deadly outbreak of cholera