Update UN Palestinian refugee agency says attacks on Rafah ‘horrifying’

UN Palestinian refugee agency says attacks on Rafah ‘horrifying’

  • The attacks came two days after the International Court of Justice ordered Israel to end its military offensive in Rafah
  • Israel’s army confirmed the strike and said it hit a Hamas installation and killed two senior Hamas militants
By Arab News ·

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 ·

Iran’s acting president addresses new parliament

Iran’s acting president addresses new parliament

  • Mohammad Mokhber’s first public speech since last week’s helicopter crash that killed his predecessor and seven others
  • Asserts the country’s economy remains stable when Iran took military actions in Iraq, Israel and Pakistan
By AP ·

Sheikh Maher bin Hamad Al-Muaiqly (R) will deliver the Arafat sermon during this year’s Hajj at the Namirah Mosque. (File/SPA)

Sheikh Maher Al-Muaiqly to deliver Arafat sermon during Hajj 2024

  • The Arafat sermon is delivered at the Namira Mosque, the second largest in the Makkah region after the Grand Mosque
By Arab News ·

The Israeli army said it took “operational control” of the Palestinian side of the Rafah border crossing on May 7. (File/AFP)

Egypt military says guard killed in ‘shooting’ at Rafah border

  • The Israeli military reported a “shooting incident” on the Egyptian border, and said it was discussing the incident with Egypt
By AFP ·

British foreign ministry official says some Muslims in UK want to ‘challenge values’ of the country

British foreign ministry official says some Muslims in UK want to ‘challenge values’ of the country

  • Was responding to comments made by right-wing politician Nigel Farage, the honorary president of Reform UK
By Arab News ·

Online anger following The Atlantic’s ‘possible to kill children legally’ in Gaza article

Online anger following The Atlantic’s ‘possible to kill children legally’ in Gaza article

  • The Atlantic’s writer Graeme Wood suggested that in certain scenarios killing of children can be legally justifiable
  • Campaign group condemned the piece, calling the The Atlantic’s stance on the issue ‘egregious’
By Arab News ·

Online anger following The Atlantic’s ‘possible to kill children legally’ in Gaza article

Online anger following The Atlantic’s ‘possible to kill children legally’ in Gaza article

  • The Atlantic’s writer Graeme Wood suggested that in certain scenarios killing of children can be legally justifiable
  • Campaign group condemned the piece, calling the The Atlantic’s stance on the issue ‘egregious’
By Arab News ·

Nasser Farsi, one of the master engravers from Farsi Jewelry House, is seen in action. supplied

Crafting champions: The artistry behind the ‘Ring of Fire’ trophy belt

  • Engraving tools with diamond tips and tungsten carbide tips were used, depending on the function
  • Each stroke of the engraving tool was not just a mark on metal, but also a tribute to the sport’s rich heritage and the warriors who have graced the ring
By Aisha Fareed ·