The share of public school students who qualify for free or reduced lunch in the United States has grown to 51 per cent, in an indication of growing poverty, according to a report released on Friday.
The problem is most acute in M
Qatar has offered to help rebuild the war-ravaged Gaza Strip following the ceasefire agreement between Israel and Palestinians.
In a statement, Qatar hoped that the agreement would be a step towards alleviating the suffering of th
US Secretary of State John Kerry held crisis talks with leaders of Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region on Tuesday urging them to stand with Baghdad in the face of a Sunni insurgent onslaught that threatens to dismember the country.
Bahrain has backed a worldwide call to convene a donor conference to help Egypt overcome its economic crisis.
His Majesty King Hamad voiced the stance as he attended the inauguration of new Egyptian President A
Bahrain has extended a multimillion lifeline to Syrians affected by the three-year war which has ravaged their country.
His Majesty King Hamad gave directives to allocate $20 million as part of efforts to alleviate the suffering o
Bahrain has set up a national committee to help flood-hit families.
The lifeline follows Royal Charity Organisation (RCO) chairman Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa's visit to rain-stricken areas in Muharraq and the Southern
Egypt has returned to Qatar $2 billion that the Gulf state had deposited with Egypt's central bank, after negotiations to convert the funds into three-year bonds broke down, central bank Governor Hisham Ramez
A Saudi Arabian diplomat kidnapped by Al Qaeda militants in Yemen urged the Saudi king to meet his captors' demand for the release of women prisoners, in a video message posted on the Internet.
'I plead the custodian of the two mos
Employers in Saudi Arabia will be obliged to pay foreign domestic workers a monthly salary of between SR600 ($160) and SR800, a senior official was quoted as saying.
The total cost of recruitment will be in the vicinity of SR15,000 to SR17
FedEx helps Unicef with Somalia food airlift
Approximately 91 metric tonnes of high-nutrient food was delivered to Nairobi, Kenya, in response to the famine in Somalia, by FedEx Express, a leading express transportation company.