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Satellite data shows hunger looming in Senegal, Mauritania

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Hundreds of thousands of people in Senegal and Mauritania are at risk of going hungry in the coming ......

India creates new ministry to deal with water crisis

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

India’s government has created a new ministry to grapple with a growing water crisis, with ......

UN: Two million Somalis could die of starvation amid drought

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

A United Nations emergency relief coordinator says more than two million men, women and children ......

ANALYSIS: The disaster of drought and water shortage crisis in Iran

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Iran is currently suffering from shortage and lack of water and certain policies have been put in ......

VIDEO: Afghan farmers fleeing drought face more hardship in camps

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Wheat and opium farmer Murad Khan Ishaqzai, 80, has never seen a drought as bad as the one ravaging ......

VIDEO: Iraq’s treasured amber rice crop devastated by drought

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Standing on his farm in southern Iraq, Amjad al-Kazaali gazed sorrowfully over fields where rice has ......

110 dead from hunger in 48 hours in severe Somalia drought

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Somalia's prime minister said Saturday that 110 people have died from hunger in the past 48 hours in ......

‘We are thirsty’ say Tunisians as drought creates tensions

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Struggling with extremism and economic woes, Tunisia now faces another menace: persistent drought ......

Morocco expects economy to grow by 4.5 pct in 2017

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

The Moroccan government expects the country’s gross domestic product to grow 4.5 per cent in ......

Weather-weary Indian farmers resort to new cash crop: blood

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Karna, a farmer from Badgaon village in northern India, has few options but to sell his blood for ......

Drought tests a changed Ethiopia

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

On a treeless plain in eastern Ethiopia, thousands of destitute pastoralists have set up camp ......

Mysterious lake appears in the middle of Tunisian desert

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

A mysterious lake recently appeared in the middle of the Tunisian desert.   The lake, which ......

Drought threatens to compound Syrian woes

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

The warn-torn Syria is on the brink of another disaster as the World Food Program warned on Tuesday ......

Pakistan’s leaders are fiddling while regions burn

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Mansoor Jafar is Editor of Al Arabiya Urdu based in Islamabad. He can be reached via Twitter: @mansoorjafar

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