Israel says it is poised to move on Rafah

Israel says it is poised to move on Rafah

  • Israel has killed at least 34,183 people in Gaza, mostly women and children, according to Gaza health ministry
  • Defense official said Israel had bought 40,000 tents, each with capacity for 10 to 12 people, to house Palestinians relocated from Rafah in advance of assault
By Reuters ·

Special Israel hits Lebanese border towns with 14 missiles

Israel hits Lebanese border towns with 14 missiles

  • Hezbollah targets Israeli settlements in retaliation for Hanin civilian deaths
  • Hezbollah said it attacked the Shomera settlement with dozens of Katyusha rockets
By NAJIA HOUSSARI ·

Biden says Israel must allow aid to Palestinians ‘without delay’

Biden says Israel must allow aid to Palestinians ‘without delay’

  • “We’re going to immediately secure that aid and surge it,” Biden said
  • “Israel must make sure all this aid reaches the Palestinians in Gaza without delay“
By AFP ·

Saudi Arabia welcomes independent committee’s report on UNRWA’s performance

Saudi Arabia welcomes independent committee’s report on UNRWA’s performance

  • Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs stresses importance of the commitment of donor countries to the organization
By Arab News ·

Iraq hangs 11 convicted of ‘terrorism’: security, health sources

Iraq hangs 11 convicted of ‘terrorism’: security, health sources

  • Under Iraqi law, terrorism and murder offenses are punishable by death, and execution decrees must be signed by the president
  • A security source in Iraq’s southern Dhi Qar province told AFP that 11 “terrorists from the Daesh group” were executed by hanging at a prison in Nasiriyah
By AFP ·

Special Israel hits Lebanese border towns with 14 missiles

Israel hits Lebanese border towns with 14 missiles

By NAJIA HOUSSARI ·

Special Egypt denies any discussions with Israel over Rafah offensive

Egypt denies any discussions with Israel over Rafah offensive

By Gobran Mohamed ·

Ukraine uses long-range missiles secretly provided by US to hit Russian-held areas, officials say

Ukraine uses long-range missiles secretly provided by US to hit Russian-held areas, officials say

  • The new missiles give Ukraine nearly double the striking distance up to 300 kilometers
  • The two US officials would not provide the exact number of missiles given last month or in the latest aid package, which totals about $1 billion
By AP ·

Eurovision Song Contest host Sweden braces for anti-Israel protests

Eurovision Song Contest host Sweden braces for anti-Israel protests

  • Event organizer European Broadcasting Union has resisted calls for Israel to be excluded due to its war in Gaza
  • Contest will take place in Malmo from 7-11 May and is expected to draw 100,000 visitors
By Reuters ·

Eurovision Song Contest host Sweden braces for anti-Israel protests

Eurovision Song Contest host Sweden braces for anti-Israel protests

  • Event organizer European Broadcasting Union has resisted calls for Israel to be excluded due to its war in Gaza
  • Contest will take place in Malmo from 7-11 May and is expected to draw 100,000 visitors
By Reuters ·

India’s Pant boosts World Cup hopes with IPL batting blitz

India’s Pant boosts World Cup hopes with IPL batting blitz

  • Delhi posted 224-4 courtesy of a 113-run stand between Pant and fellow left-hander Axar Patel, who hit 66
  • Hosts kept Gujarat down to 220-8 to win by four runs after David Miller’s 23-ball 55 and an unbeaten 21 off 11 deliveries by Rashid Khan
By AFP ·