en <![CDATA[Middle East | International Committee of the Red Cross]]> https://www.icrc.org/en https://www.icrc.org/sites/default/themes/icrc_theme/images/en/icon-128.png <![CDATA[International Committee of the Red Cross]]> https://www.icrc.org/en https://www.icrc.org/en/document/people-iraq-cannot-be-left-suffer-alone https://www.icrc.org/en/document/people-iraq-cannot-be-left-suffer-alone Tue, 26 May 2015 11:30:00 +0200 <![CDATA[The people of Iraq cannot be left to suffer alone ]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/iraq-unimpeded-access-key-reaching-victims-fighting-ramadi https://www.icrc.org/en/document/iraq-unimpeded-access-key-reaching-victims-fighting-ramadi Fri, 22 May 2015 16:45:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Iraq: Unimpeded access key to reaching victims of fighting in Ramadi ]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/crisis-yemen-tipping-point-international-humanitarian-action https://www.icrc.org/en/document/crisis-yemen-tipping-point-international-humanitarian-action Wed, 20 May 2015 11:00:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Crisis in Yemen: tipping point for international humanitarian action?]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/qatar-forum-humanitarian-work-safer https://www.icrc.org/en/document/qatar-forum-humanitarian-work-safer Tue, 19 May 2015 11:45:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Qatar: Forum on making humanitarian work safer and more effective]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/somalia-plight-yemeni-refugee https://www.icrc.org/en/document/somalia-plight-yemeni-refugee Fri, 15 May 2015 17:00:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Somalia: The plight of a Yemeni refugee]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/iraq-sharp-increase-humanitarian-needs https://www.icrc.org/en/document/iraq-sharp-increase-humanitarian-needs Mon, 11 May 2015 16:15:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Iraq: Sharp increase in humanitarian needs]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/iraq-icrc-launches-36-million-swiss-francs-appeal-significantly-increase-aid https://www.icrc.org/en/document/iraq-icrc-launches-36-million-swiss-francs-appeal-significantly-increase-aid Mon, 11 May 2015 14:30:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Iraq: ICRC launches 36 million Swiss Francs appeal to significantly increase aid ]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/exhibition-lebanon-voices-behind-pictures https://www.icrc.org/en/document/exhibition-lebanon-voices-behind-pictures Fri, 08 May 2015 11:15:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Exhibition in Lebanon: The voices behind the pictures ]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/syria-escalating-fighting-increases-human-suffering https://www.icrc.org/en/document/syria-escalating-fighting-increases-human-suffering Thu, 07 May 2015 17:15:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Syria: More access needed as situation deteriorates]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/red-cross-and-red-crescent-fight-always-side-people https://www.icrc.org/en/document/red-cross-and-red-crescent-fight-always-side-people Thu, 07 May 2015 15:45:00 +0200 <![CDATA[The Red Cross and Red Crescent fight: Always on the side of people]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/syria-fading-hope-going-home https://www.icrc.org/en/document/syria-fading-hope-going-home Thu, 07 May 2015 14:30:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Syria: Fading hope of going home ]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/yemen-health-system-struggling-survive-says-icrc-war-surgeon https://www.icrc.org/en/document/yemen-health-system-struggling-survive-says-icrc-war-surgeon Wed, 06 May 2015 17:00:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Yemen: Health system struggling to survive, says ICRC war surgeon ]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/yemen-icrc-and-msf-alarmed-attacks-countrys-lifelines https://www.icrc.org/en/document/yemen-icrc-and-msf-alarmed-attacks-countrys-lifelines Mon, 04 May 2015 21:00:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Yemen: ICRC and MSF alarmed by attacks on country’s lifelines]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/jordan-humanitarian-needs-syrian-refugees-increase https://www.icrc.org/en/document/jordan-humanitarian-needs-syrian-refugees-increase Sun, 03 May 2015 00:00:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Jordan: Humanitarian needs of Syrian refugees swell]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/yemen-health-system-crippled-fuel-shortage-alarming https://www.icrc.org/en/document/yemen-health-system-crippled-fuel-shortage-alarming Thu, 30 Apr 2015 18:00:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Yemen: Health system crippled, fuel shortage alarming]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/icrc-yemen-facts-and-figures https://www.icrc.org/en/document/icrc-yemen-facts-and-figures Thu, 30 Apr 2015 12:00:00 +0200 <![CDATA[The ICRC in Yemen: Facts and Figures, March-April 2015]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/iraq-icrc-delivers-urgent-aid-amid-heavy-fighting-anbar https://www.icrc.org/en/document/iraq-icrc-delivers-urgent-aid-amid-heavy-fighting-anbar Tue, 28 Apr 2015 16:45:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Iraq: ICRC delivers urgent aid amid heavy fighting in Anbar]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/migration-icrc-calls-expanded-search-and-rescue-monitoring-humanitarian-impact https://www.icrc.org/en/document/migration-icrc-calls-expanded-search-and-rescue-monitoring-humanitarian-impact Fri, 24 Apr 2015 17:45:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Migration: ICRC calls for expanded search and rescue, monitoring of humanitarian impact]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/yemen-life-under-siege https://www.icrc.org/en/document/yemen-life-under-siege Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:30:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Yemen: Life under siege]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/lebanon-essential-goods-reach-roumieh-prison-after-recent-rioting https://www.icrc.org/en/document/lebanon-essential-goods-reach-roumieh-prison-after-recent-rioting Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:00:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Lebanon: Essential goods reach Roumieh Prison after recent rioting]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/lebanon-reconstructive-surgery-weapon-wounded https://www.icrc.org/en/document/lebanon-reconstructive-surgery-weapon-wounded Thu, 23 Apr 2015 15:15:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Lebanon: Reconstructive surgery for weapon-wounded]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/icrc-shocked-human-suffering-yemen https://www.icrc.org/en/document/icrc-shocked-human-suffering-yemen Wed, 22 Apr 2015 17:15:00 +0200 <![CDATA[ICRC shocked by human suffering in Yemen ]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/syria-urgently-needed-aid-people-babila-yalda-and-beit-sahem https://www.icrc.org/en/document/syria-urgently-needed-aid-people-babila-yalda-and-beit-sahem Wed, 22 Apr 2015 15:45:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Syria: Urgently needed aid for people in Babila, Yalda and Beit Sahem ]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/turkish-and-syrian-red-crescent-societies-supported-icrc-deliver-food-aid-syria https://www.icrc.org/en/document/turkish-and-syrian-red-crescent-societies-supported-icrc-deliver-food-aid-syria Tue, 21 Apr 2015 18:30:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Turkish and Syrian Red Crescent deliver food to Syria with ICRC support]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/icrc-response-yemen-crisis-0 https://www.icrc.org/en/document/icrc-response-yemen-crisis-0 Thu, 16 Apr 2015 15:15:00 +0200 <![CDATA[ICRC humanitarian response to the Yemen crisis, Storify, 10 - 22 April 2015]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/lebanon-icrc-and-lebanese-red-cross-action-during-periods-war-lebanon-1975-2015 https://www.icrc.org/en/document/lebanon-icrc-and-lebanese-red-cross-action-during-periods-war-lebanon-1975-2015 Thu, 16 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0200 <![CDATA[ICRC and Lebanese Red Cross action in Lebanon, 1975-2015]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/lebanon-special-photo-exhibition-marks-key-anniversary https://www.icrc.org/en/document/lebanon-special-photo-exhibition-marks-key-anniversary Thu, 16 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Lebanon: Special photo exhibition marks key anniversary]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/yemen-icrc-prevented-delivering-medical-assistance-people-maareb https://www.icrc.org/en/document/yemen-icrc-prevented-delivering-medical-assistance-people-maareb Wed, 15 Apr 2015 19:45:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Yemen: ICRC prevented from delivering medical assistance to people in Maareb]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/lebanon-timeline https://www.icrc.org/en/document/lebanon-timeline Tue, 14 Apr 2015 17:30:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Overview of ICRC activities in Lebanon since 1967]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/yemen https://www.icrc.org/en/document/yemen Sat, 11 Apr 2015 14:45:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Second plane with medical aid reaches Yemen]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/yemen-aid-supplies-arrive-amid-fears-safety-medical-staff https://www.icrc.org/en/document/yemen-aid-supplies-arrive-amid-fears-safety-medical-staff Fri, 10 Apr 2015 09:15:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Yemen: Aid supplies arrive amid fears for safety of medical staff]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/yemen-icrc-surgical-team-sets-sail-war-zone https://www.icrc.org/en/document/yemen-icrc-surgical-team-sets-sail-war-zone Thu, 09 Apr 2015 15:15:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Yemen: ICRC surgical team sets sail for war zone]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/syria-yarmouk-refugees https://www.icrc.org/en/document/syria-yarmouk-refugees Thu, 09 Apr 2015 08:45:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Syria: Civilians in Yarmouk Camp need immediate help]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/stop-targeting-water-systems-middle-east-conflicts-says-icrc https://www.icrc.org/en/document/stop-targeting-water-systems-middle-east-conflicts-says-icrc Tue, 07 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Stop targeting water systems in Middle East conflicts, says ICRC ]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/yemen-humanitarian-pause https://www.icrc.org/en/document/yemen-humanitarian-pause Sat, 04 Apr 2015 13:00:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Yemen: Immediate 24-hour humanitarian pause needed to bring in medical help]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/yemen-syria-red-crescent-workers-killed https://www.icrc.org/en/document/yemen-syria-red-crescent-workers-killed Fri, 03 Apr 2015 19:15:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Yemen / Syria: Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement condemns killing of four more Red Crescent workers]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/lebanon-providing-life-saving-knowledge https://www.icrc.org/en/document/lebanon-providing-life-saving-knowledge Thu, 02 Apr 2015 16:45:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Lebanon: providing life-saving knowledge]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/human-toll-exacted-landmines https://www.icrc.org/en/document/human-toll-exacted-landmines Thu, 02 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Landmines: The resilience of survivors]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/yemen-icrc-calls-unimpeded-delivery-medical-supplies-heavy-conflict-persists https://www.icrc.org/en/document/yemen-icrc-calls-unimpeded-delivery-medical-supplies-heavy-conflict-persists Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Yemen: ICRC calls for unimpeded delivery of medical supplies as heavy conflict persists]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/syria-yemen-mali-red-cross-and-red-crescent-movement-shocked-deadly-attacks-humanitarian https://www.icrc.org/en/document/syria-yemen-mali-red-cross-and-red-crescent-movement-shocked-deadly-attacks-humanitarian Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Syria / Yemen / Mali: Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement shocked by deadly attacks on humanitarian workers]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/syria-statement-movement-maurer-double-emergency-response https://www.icrc.org/en/document/syria-statement-movement-maurer-double-emergency-response Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Doubling the emergency response to the Syria crisis]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/syria-bringing-water-displaced https://www.icrc.org/en/document/syria-bringing-water-displaced Mon, 30 Mar 2015 17:00:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Syria: Bringing water to the displaced]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/syria-crisis-humanitarian-situation-needs-and-response https://www.icrc.org/en/document/syria-crisis-humanitarian-situation-needs-and-response Mon, 30 Mar 2015 09:00:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Syria crisis: humanitarian situation, needs and response]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/iraq-legacy-war https://www.icrc.org/en/document/iraq-legacy-war Mon, 30 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Iraq: A legacy of war]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/landmines-legacy-war https://www.icrc.org/en/document/landmines-legacy-war Mon, 30 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Landmines: A legacy of war]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/can-we-bring-glimmer-hope-syrians-huffpost https://www.icrc.org/en/document/can-we-bring-glimmer-hope-syrians-huffpost Mon, 30 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Can we bring a glimmer of hope to Syrians? - article by Peter Maurer, Huffington Post]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/iraq-improving-health-care-detainees-kurdistan-region https://www.icrc.org/en/document/iraq-improving-health-care-detainees-kurdistan-region Sun, 29 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Iraq: Improving health care for detainees in Kurdistan Region]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/yemen-icrc-concerned-civilian-casualties-amid-escalating-violence https://www.icrc.org/en/document/yemen-icrc-concerned-civilian-casualties-amid-escalating-violence Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Yemen: ICRC concerned at civilian casualties amid escalating violence]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/war-pushing-water-shortages-breaking-point-middle-east-says-icrc-report https://www.icrc.org/en/document/war-pushing-water-shortages-breaking-point-middle-east-says-icrc-report Wed, 25 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[War pushing water shortages to breaking point in the Middle East, says ICRC report]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/bled-dry-how-war-middle-east-bringing-region-brink-water-catastrophe https://www.icrc.org/en/document/bled-dry-how-war-middle-east-bringing-region-brink-water-catastrophe Wed, 25 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Bled dry - How war in the Middle East is bringing the region to the brink of a water catastrophe]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/jordan-medical-associations-discuss-healthcare-detention https://www.icrc.org/en/document/jordan-medical-associations-discuss-healthcare-detention Sun, 22 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Jordan: Medical associations discuss health care in detention]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/syria-even-wars-have-limits https://www.icrc.org/en/document/syria-even-wars-have-limits Mon, 16 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Syria: Even wars have limits]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/syria-glimpse-human-suffering-aleppo https://www.icrc.org/en/document/syria-glimpse-human-suffering-aleppo Fri, 13 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Syria: A glimpse of human suffering in Aleppo]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/west-bank-young-winners-sing-safe-health-care https://www.icrc.org/en/document/west-bank-young-winners-sing-safe-health-care Thu, 12 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[West Bank: young winners sing for safe health-care]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/portraits-syrian-women https://www.icrc.org/en/document/portraits-syrian-women Mon, 09 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Women of Syria]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/syrian-teenager-gives-lessons-refugee-children-lebanon https://www.icrc.org/en/document/syrian-teenager-gives-lessons-refugee-children-lebanon Fri, 06 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[A Syrian teenager gives lessons to refugee children in Lebanon ]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/syria-women-red-cross-red-crescent-statement https://www.icrc.org/en/document/syria-women-red-cross-red-crescent-statement Fri, 06 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[International Women’s Day: Support and protect women coping with conflict in Syria]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/testimonies-syrian-women-refugees https://www.icrc.org/en/document/testimonies-syrian-women-refugees Fri, 06 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Testimonies of Syrian women refugees ]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/surrounded-olive-trees-young-syrians-learn-their-abcs https://www.icrc.org/en/document/surrounded-olive-trees-young-syrians-learn-their-abcs Thu, 05 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Surrounded by olive trees, young Syrians learn their ABCs]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/red-cross-red-crescent-denounces-recent-violence-against-its-volunteers-and-staff https://www.icrc.org/en/document/red-cross-red-crescent-denounces-recent-violence-against-its-volunteers-and-staff Thu, 05 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Red Cross Red Crescent denounces recent violence against its volunteers and staff]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/wars-without-limits-are-wars-without-end https://www.icrc.org/en/document/wars-without-limits-are-wars-without-end Thu, 05 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Wars without limits are wars without end.]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/yemen-supporting-people-amidst-crisis https://www.icrc.org/en/document/yemen-supporting-people-amidst-crisis Wed, 04 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Yemen: Supporting people amidst the crisis]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/gaza-wish-came-true-little-owais https://www.icrc.org/en/document/gaza-wish-came-true-little-owais Wed, 25 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Gaza: A wish that came true for little Owais]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/iraq-many-more-lives-jeopardy-fighting-expands https://www.icrc.org/en/document/iraq-many-more-lives-jeopardy-fighting-expands Tue, 24 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Iraq: Many more lives in jeopardy as fighting expands ]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/gaza-six-months-aid-and-reconstruction-efforts-struggle-make-headway https://www.icrc.org/en/document/gaza-six-months-aid-and-reconstruction-efforts-struggle-make-headway Fri, 20 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Gaza: Six months on, aid and reconstruction efforts struggle to make headway ]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/icrc-response-harsh-winter-conditions-lebanon https://www.icrc.org/en/document/icrc-response-harsh-winter-conditions-lebanon Fri, 20 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[ICRC response to harsh winter conditions in Lebanon]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/iran-legal-experts-discuss-prohibition-weapons https://www.icrc.org/en/document/iran-legal-experts-discuss-prohibition-weapons Fri, 20 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Iran: Legal experts discuss prohibition of weapons]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/gaza-step-forward https://www.icrc.org/en/document/gaza-step-forward Thu, 19 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Gaza: A step forward]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/syria-four-years-conflict-and-human-suffering https://www.icrc.org/en/document/syria-four-years-conflict-and-human-suffering Fri, 13 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Syria: Four years of conflict and human suffering]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/iraq-photos https://www.icrc.org/en/document/iraq-photos Thu, 12 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Shades of conflict in Iraq ]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/strengthening-resilience-communities-affected-violence-0 https://www.icrc.org/en/document/strengthening-resilience-communities-affected-violence-0 Wed, 11 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Lebanon: Strengthening the resilience of communities affected by violence]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/2014-international-humanitarian-law-competition-israel https://www.icrc.org/en/document/2014-international-humanitarian-law-competition-israel Tue, 03 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[2014 international humanitarian law competition in Israel ]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/syria-humanitarian-situation-deteriorate https://www.icrc.org/en/document/syria-humanitarian-situation-deteriorate Tue, 03 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Syria: Humanitarian situation deteriorating]]>