Foreign aid

FILE - In this Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, file photo, a Yemeni soldier allied to the country's internationally recognized government unslings his machine gun on the outskirts of Sanaa, Yemen. Yemen's yearslong war between Shiite rebels and a Saudi-led coalition backing its exiled government has escalated with an assault on the insurgent-held port city of Hodeida. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell, File)
June 15, 2018 - 4:40 am
CAIRO (AP) — An international rights group has urged the United Nations Security Council to warn parties to the Yemen war that they will face sanctions if they fail to provide civilians access to desperately needed aid. The call from Human Rights Watch comes as a Saudi-led coalition tries to retake...
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ADVANCE FOR STORY SLUGGED FRANCE ITALY MIGRANTS BY ELAINE GANLEY FOR RELEASE ON FRIDAY, JUNE 15, 2018. FILE - In this Tuesday, June 16, 2015 file photo, a migrant is evacuated by Italian police at the Franco-Italian border near Menton, southeastern France. Migrants who live through the trauma of camps in Libya, make the perilous Mediterranean crossing to Italy and try to push northward get a double-whammy at the French-Italian border. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau, File)
June 15, 2018 - 3:31 am
PARIS (AP) — Migrants who live through the trauma of camps in Libya, make the dangerous Mediterranean crossing to Italy and try to push north get a double-whammy at the French-Italian border, where many languish in a no man's land without adequate food, water, shelter or basic rights, a leading...
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FILE - In this Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, file photo, a Yemeni soldier allied to the country's internationally recognized government unslings his machine gun on the outskirts of Sanaa, Yemen. Yemen's yearslong war between Shiite rebels and a Saudi-led coalition backing its exiled government has escalated with an assault on the insurgent-held port city of Hodeida. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell, File)
June 14, 2018 - 10:23 pm
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The Saudi-led coalition backing Yemen's exiled government captured a town south of the port city of Hodeida on Thursday as fierce fighting and airstrikes pounded the area on the second day of an offensive to capture the strategic harbor that is the main entry point for food in a...
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Map locates Hodeida, Yemen, where Saudi-led forces began assault; 1c x 2 inches; 46.5 mm x 50 mm;
June 13, 2018 - 1:00 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Saudi-led coalition backing Yemen's exiled government launched a fierce assault Wednesday on the crucial port city of Hodeida, the biggest offensive of the years-long war in the Arab world's poorest nation for the main entry point for food in a country already...
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June 07, 2018 - 9:00 am
MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Ukraine's parliament has approved creating an anti-corruption court, a key step toward restoring international financial aid, but it has fired the finance minister who has been an important reform advocate. Ukraine has received only about half of a promised $17.5 billion loan...
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June 01, 2018 - 12:58 am
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan plans to lend ally Haiti $150 million for infrastructure development in a bid to shore up relations amid a renewed diplomatic onslaught by rival China that has stripped it of two foreign allies in the past month. Foreign Ministry spokesman Andrew Lee said Thursday the...
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A Somali man looks out from a nearby building at the compound of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Mogadishu, Somalia, Thursday, May 3, 2018. Armed gunmen stormed into the ICRC compound in Somalia's capital and abducted a female staffer, the aid group said Wednesday night, and a senior police official said the nurse was German. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
May 03, 2018 - 12:40 pm
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — As night fell, gunmen sneaked into the International Committee of the Red Cross compound in Somalia's capital through a back door and seized a German nurse and a local colleague before forcing them outside and into a waiting car. The daring attack, carried out despite the...
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Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri, center right, speaks with European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini, center left, during a conference 'Supporting the future of Syria and the region' at the Europa building in Brussels on Wednesday, April 25, 2018. EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini is calling on Russia, Iran and Turkey to force a halt to fighting in Syria, as international donors gather in Brussels to drum up aid for the conflict-ravaged country. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
April 25, 2018 - 4:34 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union on Wednesday called on Russia, Iran and Turkey to ensure a halt to fighting in Syria, as international donors gathered in Brussels to drum up aid for the conflict-ravaged country. EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said the three have a "special...
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This photo released Tuesday, March 13, 2018, by the Syrian Civil Defense group known as the White Helmets, shows members of the White Hemets removing a body after airstrikes and shelling by Syrian government forces, in Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, Syria. The Syrian government and the Russian military have set up a corridor outside eastern Ghouta to arrange the evacuation from the area which is home to some 400,000 people. (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP)
March 15, 2018 - 5:23 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria as it marks seven years of war this week (all times local): 11:20 a.m. The International Committee of the Red Cross says a joint convoy bringing aid to thousands of displaced Syrian families has entered the besieged rebel-held region of eastern...
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This photo released by the Syrian Red Crescent, show trucks convoy of the Syrian Red Crescent which carry humanitarian aid to be distributed in Douma, eastern Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, Syria, Friday March 9, 2018. Relief workers used a brief lull in Damascus' embattled rebel-held suburbs to try and deliver remaining aid left over from a mission earlier in the week but were interrupted by renewed violence shorty after their team entered eastern Ghouta on Friday.(Syrian Red Crescent via AP)
March 09, 2018 - 2:13 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — An aid convoy crossed into the embattled rebel-held suburbs of Damascus Friday, delivering desperately needed aid despite heavy fighting that broke out "extremely close" to the convoy and renewed airstrikes by the Syrian government. The International Committee of the Red Cross said...
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