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Houthis Exploit Coronavirus Pandemic to Boost Fundraising, Recruitment

Houthis Exploit Coronavirus Pandemic to Boost Fundraising, Recruitment

The Iran-backed Houthi militias’ ravenous appetite to exploit the coronavirus outbreak in Yemen has increased as they stepped up their collection of local royalties and opened bank accounts to receive local donations. Yemeni activists on social media have meanwhile, accused the Houthis of coverin

Aid Groups Mobilize to Help Palestinian, Syrian Refugees in Lebanon

Aid Groups Mobilize to Help Palestinian, Syrian Refugees in Lebanon

Hundreds of thousands of Palestinian and Syrian refugees living in overcrowded and rundown camps in Lebanon are bracing for the novel coronavirus as aid groups mobilize to help. Lebanon is home to tens of thousands of Palestinians in camps that over the decades have become bustling neighborhoods,

Iraqis Rally to Help Needy Families

On an abandoned sidewalk in Baghdad, under strict government curfew to contain the novel coronavirus, a handful of volunteers with masks and gloves make food packages for needy families. "What we're doing is a humanitarian duty towards society, and anyone who can afford it should do the same," sa

Exclusive - Abdul Halim Khaddam: From Vice President of Syria to Exile in Paris

Exclusive - Abdul Halim Khaddam: From Vice President of Syria to Exile in Paris

Abdel Halim Khaddam’s biography reads like a significant period of Syria’s history. He started his career as a Baath party member, was appointed governor of Hama in turmoil and Quneitra when it was occupied. He was close to late President Hafez Assad in sickness and in health.

 Morocco's Poor Find It Hard to Comply With Isolation Orders

Morocco's Poor Find It Hard to Comply With Isolation Orders

Self-isolation to help stem the spread of coronavirus has been a hard measure for some Moroccans like Abdellah who stays out in the street to avoid staying indoors without sunlight in the impoverished neighborhood of the capital Rabat where he lives. "I know social isolation is a must.

East Euphrates Refugees Fight Coronavirus With Personal Hygiene

East Euphrates Refugees Fight Coronavirus With Personal Hygiene

Sumaya, a Syrian refugee mother at the Washukani IDP camp in Syria’s northeastern Al Hasakah city, waits daily on her four-year-old daughter to wake up so she could wash her hands and clean her up. In order to protect her family against the new coronavirus, Sumaya is working hard to maintain pers

No Resting Place for Iraq's Coronavirus Dead

No Resting Place for Iraq's Coronavirus Dead

For Saad Malik, losing his father to the novel coronavirus was only the beginning of his nightmare.

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