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UN: In war, 16 million Yemenis ‘marching’ toward starvation
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UN: In war, 16 million Yemenis ‘marching’ toward starvation

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The head of the U.N. food agency is warning that 16 million people in Yemen “are…
‘I just cry’: Dying of hunger in Ethiopia’s blockaded Tigray
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‘I just cry’: Dying of hunger in Ethiopia’s blockaded Tigray

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — In parts of Ethiopia’s Tigray region, people now eat only green leaves for days. At a…
‘Saudi Arabia has lost the war in Yemen’
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‘Saudi Arabia has lost the war in Yemen’

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had hoped to quickly crush Houthi rebels with Saudi Arabia’s intervention in the conflict in Yemen.…
War in Yemen is ‘back in full force,’ says UN mediator
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War in Yemen is ‘back in full force,’ says UN mediator

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The war in Yemen is “back in full force,” the United Nations mediator told the Security…
UN chief: Appeal for Yemen raises ‘disappointing’ $1.7B
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UN chief: Appeal for Yemen raises ‘disappointing’ $1.7B

CAIRO (AP) — A United Nations appeal for aid to Yemen to alleviate the world’s worst humanitarian disaster raised some…
UN: Over 2 million Yemeni children may starve in 2021
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UN: Over 2 million Yemeni children may starve in 2021

CAIRO (AP) — More than two million Yemeni children under the age of five are expected to endure acute malnutrition…
Despite Biden’s push, a difficult road to peace in Yemen
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Despite Biden’s push, a difficult road to peace in Yemen

CAIRO (AP) — Buthaina al-Raimi was five years old when a Saudi airstrike destroyed her home in the Yemeni capital…
US exempts UN, aid groups from effort to cut off Yemen’s Houthis
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US exempts UN, aid groups from effort to cut off Yemen’s Houthis

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – The United States on Tuesday exempted aid groups, the United Nations, the Red Cross and the…
COVID-19 drives 40% spike in number of people needing humanitarian aid, UN says
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COVID-19 drives 40% spike in number of people needing humanitarian aid, UN says

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The COVID-19 pandemic has fueled a 40% increase in the number of people needing humanitarian assistance…
In multiple countries, alarm over hunger crisis rings louder
Middle East

In multiple countries, alarm over hunger crisis rings louder

ABS, Yemen (AP) — The twin baby boys lay on a bed of woven palm leaves in a remote camp…
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