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Emergency food will run out in drought-hit Ethiopia by next month, warn aid agencies
International aid agencies have warned that Ethiopia will run out of emergency food aid by next month for nearly eight million people hit by severe drought.
Egypt's top court temporarily halts decisions on Red Sea islands
Egypt's top court temporarily halted all verdicts on a contested deal to transfer two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia until it decides who has jurisdiction, a spokesman said on Wednesday.
Zarif arrives in Mauritania
Iran’s Foreign Minister arrived in Mauritania’s capital, Nouakchott, on Monday morning to talk with the country’s officials.
Iran, Algeria FMs blame foreign interference for regional crises
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Sunday blamed the prolongation of the ongoing conflicts in the Middle East on the intervention of foreign powers.
Opposition grows to Egypt's plan to cede islands to Saudi Arabia
Prominent Egyptian political parties on Thursday criticized President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's plan to transfer two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia and urged people to take to the streets in protest.
UN: Less than 30% of pledged Yemen aid delivered
Less than 30 percent of pledged international aid has been delivered to Yemen this year, a UN official said Wednesday, as millions across the country struggle to survive.
Egypt's Parliament approves transfer of two Red Sea islands to Saudis
Egypt's Parliament approved a treaty ceding sovereignty over two uninhabited Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, House of Representatives Speaker Ali Abdelaal said on Wednesday.
Eight refugees drown as boat sinks off Libya's coast
At least eight refugees have drowned when their Europe-bound boat sank off Libya's coast, a coastguard official says.
Ethiopia warns emergency drought aid to run out next month
Ethiopia's government is warning it will run out of emergency food aid starting next month as the number of drought victims in the East African country has reached 7.8 million.
Storm in Cape Town kills 8
At least eight people were killed in a storm that swept into the Cape Town area, which has been suffering from a severe drought, South African authorities said Wednesday.
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