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  • Analysis

    Does celebrity advocacy actually work?

    13 February 2015
    This week was a fanfare for celebrity humanitarians: Forest Whitaker appealed for peace in South Sudan alongside UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Valerie Amos; Angelina...
  • Feature

    HIV warning for Middle East

    1 December 2014
    Rates of new HIV infections and AIDS-related deaths are rising faster in the Middle East and North Africa than anywhere else globally. As the world...
  • Analysis

    Tunisia braced for Libya influx

    12 November 2014
    Government authorities and aid agencies in Tunisia say they are prepared for a sudden additional flood of refugees from Libya despite growing public hostility to...
  • Analysis

    MERS lessons for Ebola

    27 August 2014
    Only a few months ago, the threat from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in large parts of the Gulf region appeared to be growing. Dozens...