News headlines for “Middle East”, page 6

  1. Middle East, Engulfed by a ‘Perfect Storm’

    Friday, April 21, 2017

    ROME, Apr 21 (IPS) - A perfect storm has engulfed the Middle East, and continues to threaten international peace and security.

    Hardly anyone could sum up the Middle East explosive situation in so few, blunt words as just did Nickolay Mladenov, the UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process.

  2. Civil Society: “Everyday Things Are Getting Worse” for Children in Yemen

    Thursday, April 20, 2017

    UNITED NATIONS, Apr 20 (IPS) - Persistent attacks on health care in Yemen is severely impacting children's well-being, civil society detailed at the launch of a report.

  3. Yemen, World’s Largest Humanitarian Crisis

    Wednesday, April 19, 2017

    ROME, Apr 19 (IPS) - With 18.8 million people –nearly 3 in 4 inhabitants-- in need of humanitarian aid, including 10.3 million requiring immediate assistance, Yemen is now the largest single-nation humanitarian crisis in the world, the United Nations informs while warning that the two-year war is rapidly pushing the country towards "social, economic and institutional collapse."

  4. Syrian Regime Survives on Russian Arms & UN Vetoes

    Tuesday, March 28, 2017

    UNITED NATIONS, Mar 28 (IPS) - As the devastating civil war in Syria entered its seventh year last week, President Bashar al-Assad has continued to survive--- despite faltering efforts by the United States and the UN Security Council (UNSC) to rein him in, or impose sanctions on his beleaguered regime.

  5. Food Security in the Middle East Sharply Deteriorated

    Monday, March 27, 2017

    ROME/CAIRO, Mar 27 (IPS) - Food security and nutrition levels in the Near East and North Africa have sharply deteriorated over the last five years, undermining the steady improvement achieved before 2010 when the prevalence of undernourishment, stunting, anaemia and poverty were decreasing, a new UN report warns.

  6. Women and Tribal Leaders Call for “Balanced” Libyan Peace Process

    Thursday, March 23, 2017

    UNITED NATIONS, Mar 23 (IPS) - A delegation of Libyan tribal leaders and women leaders has called on the UN to take a balanced approach to the Libyan peace process.

  7. Argentina and UAE Agree to Strengthen Economic Ties

    Friday, March 17, 2017

  8. UAE: Strong Partnerships Vital to Address Global Challenges

    Friday, March 17, 2017

    SÃO PAULO, Mar 17 (IPS) - IPS is reproducing an interview of Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the United Arab Emirates with Valor Economico.

  9. Brazil and the UAE Determined to Explore New Bilateral Frontiers

    Friday, March 17, 2017

    BRASILIA, Mar 17 (IPS) - The foreign minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, made his fifth visit to Brazil Thursday, Mar. 16, in search of new opportunities to exploit the enormous potential in relations between the two countries.

  10. UN FARMS to Create One Million Days of Work for Mideast Migrants

    Wednesday, March 15, 2017

    ROME, Mar 15 (IPS) - The problem is rather complex and often not recognised: in one of the major regions of both origin and destination for migrants and refugees -- the Near East and North of Africa, 10 per cent of rural communities is made up of forcibly displaced persons, while more than 25 per cent of the young rural people plan to emigrate.

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