The fiscal 2015 spending bill that Congress passed on Saturday includes a list of conditions for releasing aid to Egypt
Obama promised to increase U.S. aid to Jordan from $660 million to more than $1 billion per year
U.N.-estimated 1.8 million Iraqis pushed from their homes this year by the war with ISIS
U.N. Security Council says it will move to allow cross-border deliveries of relief supplies to Syria for another year
De Mistura has proposed setting up ceasefire zones for aid deliveries and lay the groundwork for peace talks
Biden announced $135 million in new U.S. aid for Syrian civilians, including some for Turkey, which is hosting 1.6 million refugees
Such truces have been described by the U.N. Syria mediator as one of the best ways to end the conflict
South Sudan suffers from a major shortage of skilled workers
The Washington Post said at least four Western hostages including murdered U.S. journalist James Foley were waterboarded
This includes food assistance in response to the proposal of the World Food Program (WFP) targeting 81,000 Palestinians, Saudi Press Agency.
Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen said this week that Germany may also send non-lethal military hardware
Thousands of Yazidis on the mountain were able to leave each night over the last several days
U.S. officials said a decision to send at least 70 extra military personnel to Iraq was likely later in the day, but a final decision had not been made.
Washington is working with Iraqi government to aid Peshmerga forces in fight against ISIS
A second way of strikes against the jihadist group near Erbil destroyed a militant convoy and two mortar teams
Foreign ministry official cites short-notice as reason behind delay of issuing permits to cross border
Aid from foreign agencies is now being delivered to across the border without authorization from the Syrian government
There has long been a tendency to view violence and instability in the Middle East as neatly divided by national borders
A Professor of Zayed University owes Sisi’s decline to the “anti-American climate” post the 2013 change in power.
Damascus's ally Russia has no plans to use its veto on the new aid resolution
A compromise draft to boost cross-border access and threaten sanctions on those that stand in the way was proposed
Washington has struggled to walk that diplomatic tightrope since 2011, when Egyptian strongman Hosni Mubarak lost power
The distribution process started after the Syrian government finally gave approval this week for the plan submitted in January
Aid convoys from Algeria and Jordan crossed Sunday from Egypt into Israeli-blockaded Gaza with $2.5 million (1.8 million euros) worth of supplies, the ...
In the wake of the abduction, MSF says it was forced to close one hospital and two health centres in the Jabal Akkrad region
Suppliers to Syria require licenses from U.S. and European Union authorities even for unrestricted humanitarian goods
President Bashar al-Assad said aid delivery must improve but 'without compromising national sovereignty'
More than 800,000 people are displaced inside South Sudan, while almost 255,000 have led to neighboring countries
Japan has agreed to lend Tunisia $480 million to support the transition to democracy
The mission comes as efforts mount to put together a support deal for the new Ukraine government
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