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Annie Slemrod
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Adam Baron 23h
I have returned to my true passion: food writing. Will aim to maintain a rolling series of Yemeni restaurant reviews on my long semi-dormant website for the indefinite future.
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Annie Slemrod Jan 16
We are!
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Annie Slemrod Jan 16
And the attack in Manbij probably just further complicated this already messy situation
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Aron Lund Jan 16
After weeks of diplomatic mayhem over the U.S. retreat from Syria, relief workers in the area tell me the uncertainty has upended their plans and could kill civilians. For , I look at the politics of a pullout and the even messier politics of aid:
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NPR Extra Jan 14
The heard it's and are serving their best looks. We present to you the Twitter Thread you didn't know you needed today. 🐶🐱
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jane arraf Jan 10
The journalist found shot dead in the head today in Baghdad for instance - will he show up in the reports?
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Annie Slemrod Jan 9
That was way creepier than I intended.
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Annie Slemrod Jan 9
It basically says that 2019 is going to be great for civilians around the world. Nothing to worry about. Happy to email you the text if you can handle that hardcore analysis.
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Annie Slemrod Jan 9
I guess I thought we were news friends. 's computers are clearly trying to block you from all that saucy content puts out on famines and such.
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Annie Slemrod Jan 9
Replying to @Randah_alh @SaudiDRPY
Following! Thanks Randah.
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Elisabeth Kendall Jan 8
Would you like to make TV & digital documentaries in for the BBC? Here's a terrific opportunity to join the award winning team at . Superb investigative skills & (of course) Arabic required. Details here:
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Annie Slemrod Jan 6
Retweeting in part so I remember to read this. Most people I've met in Iraq don't think much of the compensation process.
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Annie Slemrod Jan 3
I’ll allow it
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Andrew Gully Jan 2
This time of year wouldn't be complete without... family arguments, mince pies, Santa, crappy new year's resolutions, oh yes, and the collection of 10 reasons why the world will continue to be really really shitty. So here's the 2019 list. Enjoy!
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Annie Slemrod Jan 2
Alternative headline: Please also read the stuff we spent ages on, thanksverymuch
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Shuaib M. Almosawa Jan 1
Houthi had a leader-- not in any executive authority-- deny accusations of diverting and selling food assistance pledged they're willing to investigate the matter.
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Annie Slemrod Dec 31
Replying to @annieslem
Just a note, which is not approval of aid diversion in Yemen or anywhere else: It's pretty common for WFP food aid to be sold, sometimes because people want to buy veg or other things they want/need. The question is/should be who profits.
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Annie Slemrod Dec 31
Replying to @mokhbersahafi @WFP
. seem to mostly be blaming the problem on Houthis: Says "changes have been repeatedly resisted by the de facto authorities in Houthi-controlled areas" including more monitoring, reform of beneficiary selection process, and biometric registration
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Annie Slemrod Dec 31
Right after 's piece on food aid diversion in Yemen, says "misappropriation of food relief came to light in a WFP review conducted during recent months."
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Kareem Fahim Dec 31
Food aid stolen as Yemen starves, by "Factions and militias on all sides of the conflict have blocked food aid from going to groups suspected of disloyalty, diverted it to front-line combat units or sold it for profit on the black market."
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