Humanitarian Crises

US warns South Sudan of new measures if violence doesn't end

Nov 29, 2017

U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley is warning South Sudan's government and rival forces that Washington is ready to pursue additional measures if they don't take action to end violence, come to the negotiating table and ease the humanitarian crisis

'Nobel Women' laureates urge Saudis to end blockade on Yemen

Nov 27, 2017

A group of Nobel Peace Laureates are urging the Saudi-led coalition fighting Shiite rebels in Yemen to end their blockade of the Arab world's poorest country that has deprived it of much-need aid and squeezed it to the brink of famine

UNICEF: Vaccines cargo to blockaded Yemen can't be one-off

Nov 26, 2017

UN child agency says it's flown 1.9 million doses of vaccines to war-torn Yemen after Saudi-led blockade lifted

UN: Saudi coalition OKs resumption of UN flights to Yemen

Nov 24, 2017

U.N. says Saudi-led coalition that has imposed an air, sea and land blockade on Yemen since Nov. 6 authorizes resumption of U.N. flights to Yemeni capital starting Saturday

Saudi-led coalition pledges to ease crippling Yemen blockade

Nov 22, 2017

Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemen's Shiite rebels to reopen Sanaa airport, vital Red Sea ports to some aid

The Latest: Group: Pledge to ease Yemen blockade falls short

Nov 22, 2017

The Latest: Aid group says Saudi-led coalition promise to ease Yemen blockade and open airport, seaports falls short

The Latest: UN agency: 84 killed near Syrian capital

Nov 22, 2017

Turkey's president says trilateral talks with the leaders of Russia and Iran have critical importance for bringing peace to Syria

Bombing at Nigeria mosque kills at least 50

Nov 21, 2017

At least 50 killed as teenage suicide bomber attacks mosque in northern Nigeria, police say

UN envoy says conflict likely if Palestinians fail to agree

Nov 20, 2017

The U.N.'s Mideast envoy warned Monday that if reconciliation talks between Palestinian rivals Fatah and Hamas fail there will most likely be "another devastating conflict."

Save the Children says 130 children die every day in Yemen

Nov 16, 2017

Aid group says 130 children or more die every day in war-torn Yemen from extreme hunger and disease

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