Yemen on Brink of Catastrophe as U.N. Envoy Pushes for Truce
U.S. backing of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates could be enabling the disaster.
U.S.-Backed Catastrophe Brewing in Yemen
A Gulf-led coalition is preparing to assault a key Yemeni port, risking a fresh humanitarian crisis.
USAID Redesign Moves Forward, With No Drama
Unlike ex-Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, U.S. Agency for International Development chief Mark Green has won over his workforce with his reorganization plan.
Senators Demand Answers From Trump Team on Yemen
Administration officials defended their position, but lawmakers weren’t happy with their answers.
Syria Is Threatening to Break the Aid World
In a nighttime ride from the Syrian border, the president of the Red Cross describes tensions between his moral principles and the country's political realities.
U.S. Withholds Millions of Dollars in Promised Palestinian Food Aid
The U.N. relief agency has been left with millions in unpaid bills.
Nikki Haley’s Diplomacy of Revenge Targets U.N. Relief Agency
The United States threatens to pull the plug on hundreds of millions of dollars in funding to the Palestinians.
Trump Nominee Concedes Saudi Siege of Yemen Could Be Violating U.S. Law
Sen. Todd Young lifts a hold on the president’s pick for the next State Department legal advisor, after extracting a promise to review Saudi Arabia’s actions in Yemen.
Book Excerpt: In ‘Enlisting Faith,’ the Navy Takes Vietnamese Catholics South
It was hot and muggy as monsoon season crested in the summer of 1954.
As Cholera-Wracked Yemen Starves, Saudis Paint Rosy Picture of Their Relief Efforts
Aid organizations, rights groups, and lawmakers have slammed Riyadh’s obstruction of aid deliveries.
U.S. Taxpayers Are Helping Bashar Al-Assad in a Strategic City
While U.S. and U.N. provide humanitarian relief to Deir Ezzor, Syria starves civilians in opposition towns.
Somalia’s Land is Dying. The People Will Be Next.
Images from the front lines of Africa's battle with climate change.
Ivanka Trump Wants to Highlight the Humanitarian Crises Her Father Ignores
Aid advocates voice concern that State Department experts are being sidelined in first daughter’s foreign-policy debut.
U.N. to Put Trump Appointee at Head of World Food Programme to Help Stave Off U.S. Cuts
U.N. officials hope former South Carolina Governor David Beasley can persuade his D.C. friends to spare the food agency from the White House budget axe.
U.N. Warns Yemen Could Be on Brink of Famine
The crisis comes as the United States weighs sharp cuts to U.N. humanitarian aid programs
Can U.N. Monitors Stop the Slaughter in Aleppo?
The U.N. voted to send monitors to Aleppo. But some fear such moves could be too little, too late.
In Brussels, The Mayor of Eastern Aleppo Makes His Last Diplomatic Stand
As the noose tightens around civilians in the besieged Syrian city.
The Cease-Fire in Syria Is, For Now, Back On
Failed ceasefires have become a common occurrence in Syria. The latest deal could be the last best hope for civilians and embattled rebels — if it holds.