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UN alerts groups to prepare to deliver relief to Yemen

The United Nations has alerted aid groups to be prepared for a possible humanitarian pause in fighting in Yemen, starting as early as Friday (July 3), that would allow them to deliver assistance to some of the 21 million people in need.

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Bahrain sends 910-tonne aid shipment to Yemen

A 910-tonne aid shipment has been dispatched to Yemen by Bahrain’s Royal Charity Organisation (RCO). RCO chairman Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa said the timing and size of the shipment reflects His Majesty King Hamad&rs

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UN urges more shipments to Yemen amid famine threat

The United Nations Security Council and UN aid chief Stephen O'Brien have pushed for more aid and commercial access to Yemen, where a near total blockade by Saudi Arabia has slowed shipments to the war-torn Arabian Peninsula country to a tri

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UN needs $1.6bn for Yemen aid, warns of 'catastrophe’

The United Nations said on Friday that $1.6 billion was now needed to face a ‘looming catastrophe’ in Yemen where a Saudi-led coalition has been launching air strikes against Houthi fighters in a campaign to restore the government in

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'Teach first aid' call after death tragedy in Bahrain

Basic first aid could have prevented the death of a teenager who had a heart attack while playing football in Bahrain, according to a senior doctor. Elias Ali Jawad, 14, died yesterday (May 28) after 12 days at the BDF Hospital, s

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Bahrain to send $1.2m aid consignment to Yemen

Bahrain is set to send a 700-tonne consignment of aid containing food, medicines and tents to conflict-torn Yemen. A total of 36 shipping containers filled with the aid, including a special one for medicines, will set sail on Satu

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Bahrain to send 2nd shipment for Nepal quake victims

A second consignment of aid that includes 25 tonnes of food, 6,000 litres of bottled water, 1,000 plastic carpets, 300 waterproof tents and 30 power generators will be sent to Nepal to help its earthquake-hit citizens. It follows

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Saudi-led alliance resumes air strikes on Yemen

A Saudi Arabian-led coalition resumed air strikes against Yemen's Houthi militia in Aden overnight, hours after the expiry of a truce meant to facilitate badly needed humanitarian aid, a Reuters eyewitness said. The witness sa

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Bahraini quake aid team leaves to Nepal

A 10-member team of specialists will leave today for Nepal, accompanying the first consignment of relief aid from Bahrain weighing more than 7,000kg. They are part of the rescue team under the Royal Charity Organisation (RCO) that

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Bahrain residents urged to donate food, medicine for Nepal

People in Bahrain have been urged to donate food or medicine, instead of clothes, to a nationwide aid drive for survivors of the Nepal earthquake. The Bahrain Red Crescent Society (BRCS), located in Hoora, has been receiving donat

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