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/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 P. 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/woman-who-wants-change-world-through-sewage-pipes-and-electricity-lines-gaza https://www.icrc.org/en/document/woman-who-wants-change-world-through-sewage-pipes-and-electricity-lines-gaza Tue, 10 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[The woman who wants to change the world – Through sewage pipes and electricity lines in Gaza]]> 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: A call to support and protect women coping with the effects of 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/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-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/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]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/syria-2014-saw-escalating-human-cost-and-humanitarian-challenges https://www.icrc.org/en/document/syria-2014-saw-escalating-human-cost-and-humanitarian-challenges Tue, 03 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Syria: 2014 saw escalating human cost and humanitarian challenges ]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/icrc-syria-facts-and-figures-2014 https://www.icrc.org/en/document/icrc-syria-facts-and-figures-2014 Tue, 03 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[The ICRC in Syria : facts and figures 2014]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/iraniraq-soldiers-remains-returned-families https://www.icrc.org/en/document/iraniraq-soldiers-remains-returned-families Thu, 22 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Iran/Iraq: Soldiers' remains returned to families]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/icrc-activities-yemen-2014-0 https://www.icrc.org/en/document/icrc-activities-yemen-2014-0 Thu, 22 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[ICRC activities in Yemen in 2014]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/icrc-lebanon https://www.icrc.org/en/document/icrc-lebanon Wed, 14 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[How did the ICRC help people affected by conflict in Lebanon during 2014?]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/lebanon-helping-vulnerable-people-invest-what-they-need https://www.icrc.org/en/document/lebanon-helping-vulnerable-people-invest-what-they-need Wed, 14 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Lebanon: Helping vulnerable people invest in what they need]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/lebanon-caring-people-fleeing-conflict-brings-increasing-challenges-hosts https://www.icrc.org/en/document/lebanon-caring-people-fleeing-conflict-brings-increasing-challenges-hosts Wed, 14 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Lebanon: Caring for people fleeing conflict brings increasing challenges for hosts]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/lebanon-help-palestinian-refugees-who-have-fled-syria https://www.icrc.org/en/document/lebanon-help-palestinian-refugees-who-have-fled-syria Tue, 13 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Lebanon: Assisting Palestinian refugees from Syria]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/iraq-greater-support-needed-uprooted-communities https://www.icrc.org/en/document/iraq-greater-support-needed-uprooted-communities Mon, 12 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Iraq: Greater support needed for uprooted communities]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/beit-hanoun-gaza-strip-towards-solution-water-and-sewage-problem https://www.icrc.org/en/document/beit-hanoun-gaza-strip-towards-solution-water-and-sewage-problem Tue, 06 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Gaza Strip: Keeping sewage out of drinking water in Beit Hanoun]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/jordan-helping-syrian-families-get-back-touch https://www.icrc.org/en/document/jordan-helping-syrian-families-get-back-touch Fri, 02 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Jordan: Helping Syrian families get back in touch ]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/iraq-tough-year-civilians-especially-displaced https://www.icrc.org/en/document/iraq-tough-year-civilians-especially-displaced Tue, 30 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Iraq: A tough year for civilians, especially the displaced]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/jordan-providing-water-refugees-and-host-communities https://www.icrc.org/en/document/jordan-providing-water-refugees-and-host-communities Mon, 22 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Jordan: Providing water to refugees and host communities]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/red-cross-and-red-crescent-movement-launches-new-syria-crisis-website-0 https://www.icrc.org/en/document/red-cross-and-red-crescent-movement-launches-new-syria-crisis-website-0 Mon, 22 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement launches new Syria crisis website]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/egypt-experts-gather-tackle-violence-against-health-care-workers-and-facilities https://www.icrc.org/en/document/egypt-experts-gather-tackle-violence-against-health-care-workers-and-facilities Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Egypt: Experts gather to tackle violence against health–care workers and facilities]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/yemen-turning-disabilities-opportunities https://www.icrc.org/en/document/yemen-turning-disabilities-opportunities Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Yemen: Turning disabilities into opportunities]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/life-syrian-refugee-jordan https://www.icrc.org/en/document/life-syrian-refugee-jordan Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Life of a Syrian refugee in Jordan ]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/gaza-rebuilding-homes-lives-and-hopes https://www.icrc.org/en/document/gaza-rebuilding-homes-lives-and-hopes Mon, 08 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Gaza: Rebuilding homes, lives and hopes]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/bangladesh-red-crescent-study-visit-egypt https://www.icrc.org/en/document/bangladesh-red-crescent-study-visit-egypt Mon, 08 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Bangladesh: Red Crescent study visit in Egypt]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/syria-aid-delivery-across-front-lines-homs https://www.icrc.org/en/document/syria-aid-delivery-across-front-lines-homs Thu, 04 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Syria: Aid delivery across front lines in Homs ]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/jordan-helping-syrian-refugees-protect-themselves-mines https://www.icrc.org/en/document/jordan-helping-syrian-refugees-protect-themselves-mines Wed, 03 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Jordan: Helping Syrian refugees protect themselves from mines]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/iran-regional-moot-court-competition-tehran https://www.icrc.org/en/document/iran-regional-moot-court-competition-tehran Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Iran: regional moot-court competition takes place in Tehran]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/icrc-presents-record-budget-2015-meet-vastly-expanding-needs https://www.icrc.org/en/document/icrc-presents-record-budget-2015-meet-vastly-expanding-needs Thu, 27 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[ICRC presents record budget for 2015 to meet vastly expanding needs]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/my-experience-icrc-yemen-sheikh-husein-bin-shuaib https://www.icrc.org/en/document/my-experience-icrc-yemen-sheikh-husein-bin-shuaib Thu, 27 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Yemen: Sheikh Husein bin Shu’aib calls for cooperation with ICRC]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/kuwait-improving-health-care-prisons https://www.icrc.org/en/document/kuwait-improving-health-care-prisons Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Kuwait: Improving health care in prisons]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/iraq-two-million-people-still-displaced-winter-arrives https://www.icrc.org/en/document/iraq-two-million-people-still-displaced-winter-arrives Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Iraq: Two million people still displaced as winter arrives ]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/yemen-where-honeybees-improve-livelihoods https://www.icrc.org/en/document/yemen-where-honeybees-improve-livelihoods Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Yemen: Where honeybees improve livelihoods]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/syria-icrc-president-seeks-broader-humanitarian-role-organization https://www.icrc.org/en/document/syria-icrc-president-seeks-broader-humanitarian-role-organization Fri, 14 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Syria: ICRC president seeks broader humanitarian role for the organization]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/icrc-and-unrwa-join-forces-help-palestine-refugees https://www.icrc.org/en/document/icrc-and-unrwa-join-forces-help-palestine-refugees Fri, 14 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[ICRC and UNRWA join forces to help Palestine refugees ]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/international-red-cross-and-red-crescent-movement-deplores-death-two-aid-workers-syria https://www.icrc.org/en/document/international-red-cross-and-red-crescent-movement-deplores-death-two-aid-workers-syria Tue, 11 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Syria: Red Cross/Red Crescent Movement deplores aid worker deaths]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/icrc-and-iran-iraq-war-icrc-library-digs-annual-reports https://www.icrc.org/en/document/icrc-and-iran-iraq-war-icrc-library-digs-annual-reports Wed, 05 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[The ICRC and the Iran-Iraq war: The ICRC Library digs up the Annual Reports]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/algeria-experts-discuss-compliance-law-armed-conflict https://www.icrc.org/en/document/algeria-experts-discuss-compliance-law-armed-conflict Tue, 04 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Algeria: Experts discuss compliance with law of armed conflict]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/syria-delivering-medical-supplies-across-front-lines https://www.icrc.org/en/document/syria-delivering-medical-supplies-across-front-lines Tue, 04 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Syria: Delivering medical supplies across front lines]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/iraq-icrc-scales-activities-help-over-15-million-people https://www.icrc.org/en/document/iraq-icrc-scales-activities-help-over-15-million-people Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Iraq: ICRC scales up activities to help over 1.5 million people]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/first-aid-syrian-refugees https://www.icrc.org/en/document/first-aid-syrian-refugees Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Jordan: First aid for Syrian refugees ]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/icrc-humanitarian-activities-during-latest-gaza-conflict https://www.icrc.org/en/document/icrc-humanitarian-activities-during-latest-gaza-conflict Tue, 28 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[ICRC humanitarian activities during latest Gaza conflict]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/yemen-50-year-memory-war-surgery https://www.icrc.org/en/document/yemen-50-year-memory-war-surgery Mon, 27 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0100 <![CDATA[Yemen: A 50 year memory of war surgery]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/syria-icrc-delivers-food-over-95000-people-eastern-rural-aleppo https://www.icrc.org/en/document/syria-icrc-delivers-food-over-95000-people-eastern-rural-aleppo Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Syria: ICRC delivers food to over 95,000 people in eastern rural Aleppo]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/yemen-protecting-emblems-protect-lives https://www.icrc.org/en/document/yemen-protecting-emblems-protect-lives Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Yemen: Protecting the emblems that protect lives]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/egypt-enhancing-skills-handling-emergency-trauma https://www.icrc.org/en/document/egypt-enhancing-skills-handling-emergency-trauma Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Egypt: Enhancing skills in handling emergency trauma]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/syria-quneitra-daraa-fighting https://www.icrc.org/en/document/syria-quneitra-daraa-fighting Fri, 17 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Syria: Fighting in Quneitra and Dara'a displaces over 100,000 people]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/syria-icrc-delivers-urgently-needed-medical-aid-yarmouk-camp https://www.icrc.org/en/document/syria-icrc-delivers-urgently-needed-medical-aid-yarmouk-camp Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Syria: ICRC delivers urgently needed medical aid to Yarmouk camp]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/gaza-damaged-water-and-sewage-systems-pose-health-danger https://www.icrc.org/en/document/gaza-damaged-water-and-sewage-systems-pose-health-danger Mon, 13 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Gaza: Damaged water and sewage systems pose health danger]]> https://www.icrc.org/en/document/iraniraq-high-level-meeting-tackles-fate-people-missing-1980-1988-war https://www.icrc.org/en/document/iraniraq-high-level-meeting-tackles-fate-people-missing-1980-1988-war Mon, 13 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0200 <![CDATA[Iran/Iraq: High-level meeting tackles fate of people missing since 1980-1988 war]]>