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YEMEN: Time running out for solution to water crisis

YEMEN: Time running out for solution to water crisis

carolyn.simon@hrc.org August 13, 2012 0

SANA’A 13 August 2012 (IRIN) - The government of former President Ali Abdullah Saleh had taken strides to improve water access in Yemen in recent years. But last year’s uprising has pushed water

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Analysis: Patronage stalls Yemen’s transition

Analysis: Patronage stalls Yemen’s transition

carolyn.simon@hrc.org August 8, 2012 0

SANA’A 08 August 2012 (IRIN) - Nearly six months after his ousting from power, former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh continues to hold significant influence and control over military forces in the country.

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LEBANON-SYRIA: No school today – Why Syrian refugee children miss out on education

LEBANON-SYRIA: No school today – Why Syrian refugee children miss out on education

August 8, 2012 0

WADI KHALED 08 August 2012 (IRIN) - Hayat*, a dark-haired 12-year-old, searches for a familiar face among a circle of children playing a name game. She knows some of the kids. They have

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HEALTH: Major price cut for rapid TB test

HEALTH: Major price cut for rapid TB test

carolyn.simon@hrc.org August 7, 2012 0

NAIROBI 07 August 2012 (IRIN) - The cost of a highly accurate, rapid diagnostic test for tuberculosis (TB) has been reduced by 40 percent under a new agreement between the US government, the

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OPT: Is greater food security an illusion?

OPT: Is greater food security an illusion?

August 2, 2012 0

JERUSALEM 02 August 2012 (IRIN) - At a glance, the latest data on post-assistance food security in the West Bank and Gaza Strip - released by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the

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IRAQ-SYRIA: As Kurds enter the fray, risk of conflict grows

IRAQ-SYRIA: As Kurds enter the fray, risk of conflict grows

August 2, 2012 0

ERBIL/DOMIZ/BERLIN 02 August 2012 (IRIN) - The flag of Kurdistan is draped over the walls of public buildings in Afrin in northern Syria: After the security forces left the small town near the

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