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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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Bahrain directs humanitarian relief for Yemen

A package of measures to help rebuild conflict-hit Yemen is being planned by the Saudi-led coalition, of which Bahrain is a part. This was revealed yesterday (April 23) by Foreign Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, who w

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UAE 'top aid donor' in the world

UAE was ranked as the most generous development aid donor in the world as share of its economy in 2014 by a new report from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s Development Assistance Committee. HH She

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Red Cross seeks ceasefire in Yemen to deliver aid

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) called on Saturday for an immediate 24-hour halt to hostilities in Yemen to deliver life-saving medical aid into the country where it said the humanitarian situation was dire and wounded were d

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Saudi coalition airdrops arms, medical aid to Aden defenders

Houthi forces pulled back from a central Aden district on Friday and warplanes from the Saudi-led coalition dropped weapons and medical aid to fighters defending the southern Yemeni city, a last symbolic foothold of the country's absent pres

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Egypt received $10.6bn in aid from Gulf

Egypt received $10.6 billion in aid from Gulf states in the last fiscal year, the finance minister said on Saturday, the first time the government has put a total figure on how much its oil-rich allies spent to prop up the economy.

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Egypt received $10.6bn GCC aid last fiscal year

Egypt received $10.6 billion in aid from Gulf states in the last fiscal year, the finance minister said on Saturday, the first time the government has put a total figure on how much its oil-rich allies spent to prop up the economy.

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Qatar pledges $1bn for Gaza rebuilding

Qatar said it would provide $1 billion in reconstruction assistance for Gaza following a war there between Israel and the Palestinian militant group Hamas. "The state of Qatar announces its participation with an amount of $1

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Gaza conference may fall short of $4bn aid

Senior US officials voiced doubts on Friday that an international donors conference to be held in Cairo this weekend will meet the Palestinians' full request for $4 billion in aid pledges to rebuild the Gaza Strip after it was devastated by

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