video Update Pilgrims prepare for the final stages of Hajj

Pilgrims prepare for the final stages of Hajj

  • Pilgrims spent the night in Muzdalifah, under the open sky, where they took the time to rest and refresh
video By Sulafa Alkhunaizi ·

Hamas response to Gaza ceasefire proposal ‘consistent’ with principles of US plan, leader says

Hamas response to Gaza ceasefire proposal ‘consistent’ with principles of US plan, leader says

  • Egypt and Qatar said on June 11 that they had received a response from the Palestinian groups to the US plan
By Reuters ·

Israeli military announces ‘tactical pause’ in attempt to increase flow of aid into hard-hit Gaza

Israeli military announces ‘tactical pause’ in attempt to increase flow of aid into hard-hit Gaza

  • The pause is aimed at allowing aid trucks to reach the Israel-controlled Kerem Shalom crossing
By AP ·

Mashaer metro system transports thousands of pilgrims from Mina to Arafat video

Mashaer metro system transports thousands of pilgrims from Mina to Arafat

  • There are 17 trains in the Mashaer metro fleet, each capable of carrying 3,000 passengers
By Ghadi Joudah ·

Afghan Taliban government says to attend third round of UN-hosted Doha talks

Afghan Taliban government says to attend third round of UN-hosted Doha talks

  • Mujahid told local media on Sunday the decision had been made to send a delegation, the members of which would be announced later, because it was deemed “beneficial to Afghanistan”
By AFP ·

Labour steps up efforts to win Muslim votes ahead of election

Labour steps up efforts to win Muslim votes ahead of election

  • Party is targeting 13 typically pro-Labour seats with Muslim populations greater than a fifth of the total
  • Labour is concerned its record on Gaza might cost it support ahead of polling day, despite 63% planning to back it on July 4
By Arab News ·

CNN rules for first US presidential debate: no props, muted microphones

CNN rules for first US presidential debate: no props, muted microphones

  • CNN said candidates eligible to participate must appear on a sufficient number of state ballots to reach the 270 electoral vote threshold needed to win and receive at least 15 percent in four separate national polls
By Reuters ·

CNN rules for first US presidential debate: no props, muted microphones

CNN rules for first US presidential debate: no props, muted microphones

  • CNN said candidates eligible to participate must appear on a sufficient number of state ballots to reach the 270 electoral vote threshold needed to win and receive at least 15 percent in four separate national polls
By Reuters ·