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Achim Steiner: Yemen, Libya and how to rebuild nations in crisis

The head of the UN Development Programme talks about countries hit by crises and what it takes to rebuild them.

Yemen

Inside the Yemeni school where childhood doesn't exist

Several schools in the capital have abandoned classes, serving as shelters for thousands of displaced families instead.

Inside the Yemeni school where childhood doesn't exist

Middle East

Yemen needs 'substantial progress' to further peace: UN envoy

Both the Houthis and government loyalists have violated a fragile ceasefire agreement, though it still largely holds.

Yemen needs 'substantial progress' to further peace: UN envoy

Humanitarian crises

Pope appeals to EU leaders to let stranded migrants ashore

Francis urged Italy, Malta leaders to stop bickering and rescue 49 migrants stuck on board ships in the Mediterranean.

Humanitarian crises

Top 10 countries most at risk of humanitarian disaster in 2019

2019 to be another arduous year for millions globally as wars, famines and other disasters loom over several countries.

Top 10 countries most at risk of humanitarian disaster in 2019

Middle East

Al Jazeera captures evidence of food aid stolen in Yemen war

The WFP has accused both Houthis and Saudi-UAE coalition backed forces of diverting aid in areas under their control.

Yemen

Houthis stole food 'from the mouths' of hungry Yemenis: UN

World Food Programme says food and aid meant for starving Yemenis has been 'diverted' and sold on black market.

Houthis stole food 'from the mouths' of hungry Yemenis: UN

Opinion

2018: A year of living dangerously

A multitude of man-made disasters marked 2018 on the Christian calendar.

Hamid Dabashi

by Hamid Dabashi

Hamid Dabashi

Opinion

Three crises we cannot ignore in 2019

The international community must brace itself for deepening and largely neglected emergencies in 2019.

Jan Egeland

by Jan Egeland

Jan Egeland

Middle East

Head of UN ceasefire monitor visits Yemen's Hodeidah port

Patrick Cammaert called on the government forces and Houthi rebels to respect the hard-won truce, a port official says.

Head of UN ceasefire monitor visits Yemen's Hodeidah port

Special series

Yemen: The Saada Bus Bombing

How the bombing of a busload of school children by Saudi-led coalition forces served as a backdrop to Yemen peace talks.

Syria's War

Syria's war: Who controls what?

A map of the Syrian war showing who controls what after seven years of fighting.

Syria's war: Who controls what?

Bangladesh

An environmental disaster is brewing in Cox's Bazar

Deforestation and degradation will see the Bangladesh land that hosts refugees suffer further from temperature rise.

Cox's Bazar: Rohingya camp to be hardest hit by climate change

Yemen

Yemen's warring sides accuse each other of violating ceasefire

Both sides lay blame on each other for clashes on first day of UN-brokered truce in strategic port city of Hodeidah.

Inside Story

Will the ceasefire in Yemen hold?

UN-brokered ceasefire begins in the besieged port city of Hodeidah, but what are the chances of a lasting settlement?