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Analysis: Politics and humanitarianism in Israel-oPt

Analysis: Politics and humanitarianism in Israel-oPt

November 29, 2012 0

JERUSALEM 29 November 2012 (IRIN) - “We do aid not politics”, has been the traditional mantra of the mainstream humanitarian community. But that division is not always easy to maintain, perhaps nowhere more

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MIDDLE EAST: Talking about climate change

MIDDLE EAST: Talking about climate change

November 27, 2012 0

DUBAI 27 November 2012 (IRIN) - The Gulf states are warm but pleasant at this time of year - a world away from melting ice caps, the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy in

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EGYPT-OPT: Contingency planning, despite ceasefire

EGYPT-OPT: Contingency planning, despite ceasefire

dan.rafter@hrc.org November 23, 2012 0

CAIRO 23 November 2012 (IRIN) - Aid agencies in Egypt are updating contingency plans in case an uncertain ceasefire, agreed on 21 November between Israel and Hamas, the ruling party in the Gaza

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OPT: Gaza hospitals need more drugs

OPT: Gaza hospitals need more drugs

dan.rafter@hrc.org November 19, 2012 0

GAZA 19 November 2012 (IRIN) - The nurses at Shifa hospital in the Gaza Strip have seen bombing casualties before, but never on this scale.

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OPT: In the line of fire

OPT: In the line of fire

carolyn.simon@hrc.org November 18, 2012 0

GAZA CITY 18 November 2012 (IRIN) - It seemed a wise decision: when the air strikes began over the Gaza Strip on 14 November, Othman Abdel’Al, like several Gazans, moved his family to

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SYRIA: Turkey opens up to international aid in camps

SYRIA: Turkey opens up to international aid in camps

carolyn.simon@hrc.org November 16, 2012 0

ANKARA 16 November 2012 (IRIN) - Turkey has treated Syrians fleeing to its territory better than most countries in the world ever would or could. Refugees receive three hot meals a day and

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YEMEN: New challenges for aid worker security

YEMEN: New challenges for aid worker security

November 14, 2012 0

DUBAI 14 November 2012 (IRIN) - Yemen has long been renowned as a place where foreigners, including aid workers, are at risk of kidnapping. On the brink of civil war last year, and

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Analysis: Aid to Syria – winning friends and influence

Analysis: Aid to Syria – winning friends and influence

November 12, 2012 0

ISTANBUL 12 November 2012 (IRIN) - Syrian activists say opposition groups are manipulating humanitarian aid for political and security gains, after similar accusations were leveled against the Syrian government last week. >

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Analysis: Dialogue and divisions in Yemen

Analysis: Dialogue and divisions in Yemen

carolyn.simon@hrc.org November 6, 2012 0

SANA’A 06 November 2012 (IRIN) - Nearly a year after a Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)-brokered deal set Yemen on a theoretical path towards political transition, the country remains deeply divided amid increasing poverty.

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Analysis: Catch-22 for Syrian migrants in Lebanon

Analysis: Catch-22 for Syrian migrants in Lebanon

November 1, 2012 0

BEIRUT 01 November 2012 (IRIN) - Syrians in Lebanon are increasingly coming under attack as lingering anti-Syrian sentiment intensifies amid the current conflict next door. >

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