The warning comes a day after a UN appeal for countries to fund emergency aid in the Arab world’s poorest nation fell a billion dollars short of what agencies need to cover essential activities from June to December.
The UN needs $2.3bn to help avert ‘humanitarian catastrophe’ in the Arabian peninsula nation beset by war between Houthi rebels and a Saudi-UAE led axis.
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The Gulf state unlawfully arrested a Turkish aid worker at Dubai's food fair in 2018. Since then, he's been subjected to torture over his support of Syrian refugees.
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In June 2017, Saudi Arabia led its Gulf allies the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, along with Egypt, to cut all ties with Qatar, accusing it of backing radical movements and Iran – a charge denied by Doha.
UN humanitarian chief and the heads of 10 UN agencies and several officials and humanitarian organisations issue a joint statement saying “Covid-19 is spreading rapidly across the country already experiencing the world’s largest humanitarian crisis”.
Four decades of mistrust between Tehran and Washington isn’t likely to end soon. But it can be managed if mutual diplomacy prevails.
Omar and Sarah al Jabri were arrested by Saudi authorities in March in an apparent attempt to pressure their father, former intelligence official Saad al Jabri, to come home.
There are millions of migrant workers in the Arab world that demand the world's attention.
Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar assumed that Ankara’s support of the UN-recognised Tripoli government would not stand in his way. That turned out to be a miscalculation.
Salah Khashoggi tweeted a statement forgiving his murderers, while human rights activists accuse the Saudi government of trying to shutter the case.
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