BEIRUT (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Hundreds of thousands of Yemeni children could die if renewed attacks damage or temporarily close the key port of Hodeidah, Save the Children said on Wednesday, after heavy fighting in the area resumed.
BEIRUT (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A new law criminalizing violence against women that came into effect in Morocco on Wednesday does not fully protect women against forced marriage or domestic violence, activists said.
DOHA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As a migrant worker from Bangladesh, Sharif should be happy about Qatar's labor reforms, put in place to protect people like him. Instead, he feels the system still allows his employer to get round rules designed to stop them exploiting him.
BEIRUT (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Like children across the northern hemisphere, young Palestinian refugees went back to school this week after their summer break. How long they will be able to stay is an open question.
BEIRUT (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A Syrian army offensive in the rebel-held enclave of Idlib would have a "catastrophic" humanitarian impact and cause levels of civilian suffering unprecedented in the seven-year war, aid agencies have warned.
BEIRUT, Aug 3 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Hundreds of
pregnant women in the Yemeni city of Hodeidah risk dying as the
escalating confict puts medical care out of reach in a country
with one of the world's highest maternal mortality rates, the
United Nations said.
BEIRUT (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Thousands of Yemeni children are fleeing bombing attacks on the port of Hodeidah every day putting them at risk of starvation and disease, aid organizations said on Thursday, as fresh strikes hit the city.
BEIRUT (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The 16-year-old winner of the annual Amal Clooney Scholarship said on Tuesday that she wants to combat child marriage and marital rape in Lebanon, where there is no minimum age to wed.
BEIRUT (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A senior member of the Syrian "White Helmet" rescue workers called on Thursday for the United Nations to save his colleagues trapped in the southwest by advancing government forces.
BEIRUT (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Max Factor Arabia and other leading beauty brands have severed ties with a popular Kuwaiti blogger after she said domestic workers should not be given a day off, highlighting resistance to reforms to end widespread labor abuses in the Gulf state.