Saida Ahmad Baghili (18) who is affected by severe acute malnutrition, sits on a bed at the al-Thawra hospital in the Red Sea port city of Houdieda, Yemen. Photograph: Abduljabbar Zeyad/Reuters

Some 1.5 million children in Yemen are malnourished and half the population lives in hunger, United Nations aid agencies have warned. Yemen’s 18-mont(...)

Syrians wait for an aid convoy in Madaya: two convoys of supplies were delivered to the town this week. Photograph: AP

The UN Children’s Fund Unicef on Friday confirmed cases of severe malnutrition among children in the besieged western Syrian town of Madaya, where loc(...)