Update Saudi Arabia leads condemnation of Israeli attacks on Rafah 

Saudi Arabia leads condemnation of Israeli attacks on Rafah 

  • Jordan, Kuwait, and the UAE also condemn ‘ongoing war crimes committed by Israeli occupation forces in Gaza’
By Arab News ·

Analysis New settler units on Palestinian land hand Israel a powerful demographic weapon

New settler units on Palestinian land hand Israel a powerful demographic weapon

  • Israeli authorities accused of exploiting Gaza war to create “more facts on the ground” in occupied West Bank
  • Uptick noticed in approvals for illegal settlements in East Jerusalem within or alongside Palestinian neighborhoods
By Jonathan Gornall ·

Ministerial committee assigned by Arab-Islamic Summit meets with EU Foreign Affairs Council

Ministerial committee assigned by Arab-Islamic Summit meets with EU Foreign Affairs Council

  • Kingdom and Norway issue joint statement
  • Focus on dangerous developments in Gaza and Israel’s continued military aggression targeting civilians
By Arab News ·

Netanyahu says deadly Israeli strike in Rafah was the result of a ‘tragic mistake’

Netanyahu says deadly Israeli strike in Rafah was the result of a ‘tragic mistake’

  • “Despite our utmost efforts not to harm innocent civilians, last night there was a tragic mistake,” Netanyahu said Monday in an address to Israel’s parliament
By AP ·

Philippines deploys river rangers in battle against plastic photos

Philippines deploys river rangers in battle against plastic

  • The Philippines produces about 61,000 tons of trash every day, up to 24% of it plastic
  • The country is the world’s top source of plastic that ends up in the oceans
By AFP ·

First Muslim film festival to launch in London

First Muslim film festival to launch in London

  • Event features narratives from Muslim filmmakers, productions inspired by Muslim culture and faith
By Arab News ·
Boston Celtics sweep Indiana Pacers to reach NBA finals

Boston Celtics sweep Indiana Pacers to reach NBA finals

  • The Celtics will face the winner of the Western Conference finals, where the Dallas Mavericks hold a 3-0 over the Minnesota Timberwolves
By AFP ·