EXCLUSIVE: OIC Chief Calls for Fixing the Global Humanitarian System

By Hesham Youssef Assistant Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs at the Organization of Islamic Cooperation. The plight of refugees has once again reached the world’s screens. This time, it is not the sight of drowned children washed up on the beach or news reports about capsized boats overcrowded with refugees; It is U.S. President Donald Trump’s

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U.N. Envoy Says War Goals in Iraq Obscuring Humanitarian Crisis

By Shadia Nasralla GENEVA, April 25 – A U.N. human rights envoy said on Monday Iraq was being run by a failed government and warned foreign powers not to be “complicit” in its neglect of the plight of normal Iraqis. The United Nations’ deputy high commissioner for human rights said both Baghdad and its international

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U.N. Accuses Houthis of Blocking Supply Routes to Yemen’s Taiz

DUBAI, Nov 25 – A senior United Nations official has accused Yemen’s dominant Houthi group of obstructing the delivery of humanitarian supplies to civilians in Taiz and warned that up to 200,000 people are living under “virtual siege” in the city. Supporters of President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, backed by Arab coalition forces, have been trying

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