Sudanese anti-coup protesters take to the streets during a demonstration in Khartoum. Photograph: EPA/STR

Dozens of people have been killed and their villages burned in inter-communal violence in Sudan’s West Darfur state, the United Nations has said, wors(...)

Supporters of Yemen’s Houthi rebels chant slogans during a rally to protest the blockade imposed on their country by the Saudi-led coalition, in the capital Sanaa on August 8th, 2021. Photograph: Mohammed Huwais/AFP via Getty

Tens of thousands of Yemenis in dire need of medical care which their war-ravaged country cannot provide have been stranded by the Saudi blockade of t(...)

More than 200 people were killed and in excess of 6,000 injured in the Beirut blast that devastated the port area on August 4th, 2020. Photograph: EPA

A year after a massive blast devastated Beirut’s port and nearby neighbourhoods, Lebanese await a government to deal with the tragic results of the ex(...)

Child victims of trauma die in Gaza attack

The two-week bombardment of Gaza last month took a heavy toll on the children of a trauma treatment programme that was funded by European Union humani(...)

During 11 days of fighting between Israel and Hamas, at least 66 children under age 18 were killed in Gaza and two in Israel. Photograph: New York Times

Just minutes after the war between Israel and Hamas broke out, a five-year-old boy named Baraa al-Gharabli was killed in Jabaliya, Gaza Strip. A 16-ye(...)

A woman walks in front of a damaged house which was shelled as federal-aligned forces entered the city, in Wukro, north of Mekele, on March 1st. Photograph: Eduardo Soteras/AFP

Staff of the international medical charity Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) have spoken about seeing civilian men dragged off buses and executed in fron(...)

Israeli forces demolish tents and structures in the Bedouin village of Khirbet Humsah near Tubas city in the Jordan Valley on February 4th, 2021. Photograph: Emmanuel Dunand

The labels read “Humanitarian support to Palestinians at risk of forcible transfer in the West Bank” and they lie in the rubble of a destroyed communi(...)

Ethiopian soldiers stand at Mai Aini refugee camp. Eritrean refugees fear their suffering may not be over. Photograph: Eduardo Soteras/AFP

A leading humanitarian activist has criticised aid agencies for not speaking out early enough about the scale of the crisis in Tigray, Ethiopia’s nort(...)

Mike Pompeo:  said  the terrorist designation would give the US “additional tools” to pile pressure on Iran, which has supported Houthi rebels. Photograph:  Tami Chappell/AFP)  via Getty Images

Aid agencies have sharply criticised the Trump administration’s decision to designate Yemen’s Houthi rebels a terrorist organisation, warning it will(...)

A woman carries her baby on her back as Ethiopian refugees who fled fighting in Tigray province camp arrive at the Um Rakuba camp in Sudan’s eastern Gedaref province. Photograph:  Ashraf Shazly

Violence in northern Ethiopia will probably drive 200,000 people into neighbouring Sudan over the coming months, UN agencies have warned, where food, (...)

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