The international lender expects an overall economic contraction of 7.3 percent in Mideast oil exporting countries this year due to hits from the coronavirus outbreak and oil market turmoil.
Four earlier attempts to reach consensus on the issue had failed as the council had been deadlocked, with most members pitted against Syrian allies Russia and China, which abstained in the council's fifth vote this week on the issue.
Yemenis are choosing to go without medical care because of stigma and fear, causing anxieties among those who need attention the most.
Around 11 million people are in need of humanitarian aid in Syria, and some 9 million don’t have enough to eat. More than half of the population have no jobs.
The global coronavirus pandemic has infected almost 11.5 million people and claimed over 534,000 lives. Here are updates for July 5:
The global coronavirus pandemic has infected more than 11.4 million people and claimed over 533,000 lives. Here are updates for July 4:
Egypt’s military led by current president, Abdel Fattah el Sisi, overthrew the country’s only freely elected president, Mohamed Morsi, in 2013 after little over a year of democracy.
The new mass grave has been discovered in the village of Humeydat near the Badoush area west of the city of Mosul.
The largest formal seizure of land from the Palestinians since the 1947 to 1948 Arab-Israeli war will make a two-state solution along pre-1967 borders impossible.
Erekat, who was 27, was shot and killed by Israeli police, who claimed that he was trying to use his car to attack their officers. They have produced no evidence to support their version of the events.
A war is the last thing President Abdel Fattah el Sisi wants at a time when Egyptians are reeling from poverty and economic suffering.
The Egyptian army is short on military successes, and that history may give some military officials pause for thought.
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