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UN chief calls for lifting of Gaza blockade

JABALIA, PALESTINE: UN chief Antonio Guterres called for the blockade of Gaza to be lifted on Wednesday as he visited the Palestinian enclave enduring "one of the most dramatic humanitarian crises" he had seen. The secretary general's…

UN chief calls for reopening of Yemen port, airport

KUWAIT CITY: UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Sunday urged warring parties in Yemen to allow humanitarian aid into the country amid a political stalemate that has seen violence spill into Sanaa. "We are doing are best to create…

Countries pledge $1.1bn to avert Yemen famine

GENEVA: Countries around the world on Tuesday pledged more than one billion dollars to help prevent a looming famine in war-torn Yemen at a conference UN chief Antonio Guterres called a "remarkable success." Yet the $1.1 billion (1.0…