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Ten million face acute food shortages in Yemen: UN
Agence France Presse
GENEVA: Nearly 10 million people are facing acute food shortages in Yemen and urgent action is needed to avert a famine, the UN's World Food Programme said Friday.

The WFP said it needed $737
Sudan reshuffles government in bid to appease protests
Associated Press
CAIRO: Sudan’s transitional government announced a major Cabinet reshuffle Thursday, hoping to defuse public discontent over economic collapse and other crises that have tested the country’s path toward
Russia and West in showdown over aid to Syria's rebel area
Associated Press
UNITED NATIONS: Russia and the West are in a showdown over continuing the delivery of humanitarian aid to Syria’s mainly rebel-held northwest after the current UN mandate expires Friday.

UN investigator calls on Saudi Arabia to free female activists
GENEVA: An investigator for the UN Human Rights Council urged member states Thursday to pressure Saudi Arabia to free women activists before a G20 nations summit which Riyadh will be hosting in November.

At le
UN chief denounces 'unprecedented' foreign interference in Libya
Agence France Presse
UNITED NATIONS: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Wednesday that foreign interference in the Libya conflict has reached "unprecedented levels," with sophisticated equipment and mercenaries inv
STL to issue verdict in Hariri case next month
BEIRUT: The Special Tribunal for Lebanon will issue its verdict in the case of the assassination of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri on Aug. 7, the court said Friday.

"The Judgment will be delivered from the courtroom with parti
Lebanon's last chance to secure IMF loan
BEIRUT: Lebanon faces its last chance to secure a loan from the International Monetary Fund and the international lender will not wait long for leaders to enact reforms, Al-Joumhouria reported Saturday.

“The way the Lebanese side
Hospitals in Syria's rebel area reduce services amid virus
Associated Press
BEIRUT: Hospitals in Syria's overcrowded opposition-held enclave are suspending non-emergency procedures and outpatient services following the detection of the first case of coronavirus, a leading doctor in the
Three years after Daesh, slim funds keep Mosul in ruins
Agence France Presse
MOSUL: Ahmed Hamed has dreamt of rebuilding his pulverised home in Iraq's Mosul from the moment government forces recaptured the city from militants in 2017. But three years on, it remains a pile of rubble.<
New questions about surveillance in UAE
Associated Press
DUBAI: Efforts by the United Arab Emirates to fight the coronavirus have renewed questions about mass surveillance in this US-allied federation of seven sheikhdoms.

Experts believe the UAE has one of
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