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Satellite data shows hunger looming in Senegal, Mauritania

Friday, 30 August 2019

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

Thursday, 20 June 2019

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, 05 June 2019

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

Friday, 14 December 2018

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

Tuesday, 11 December 2018

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

Friday, 06 July 2018

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

Sunday, 05 March 2017

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

Saturday, 24 September 2016

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

Morocco expects economy to grow by 4.5 pct in 2017

Thursday, 08 September 2016

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

Thursday, 18 February 2016

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

Drought tests a changed Ethiopia

Sunday, 31 January 2016

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

Mysterious lake appears in the middle of Tunisian desert

Saturday, 02 August 2014

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

Drought threatens to compound Syrian woes

Tuesday, 08 April 2014

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

Tuesday, 11 March 2014

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

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