photos US President Joe Biden walks to Marine One. (AFP)

Biden hopes ceasefire, hostage deal to pause Israel-Hamas war can take effect by next Monday

  • Israel has killed over 29,000 Palestinians, more than 70 percent of them women and children, according to the Gaza Health Ministry
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Update Two dead in Israeli raids on Baalbek

Two dead in Israeli raids on Baalbek

  • Hezbollah downs Israeli drone north of Litani Line
  • Mohammed Raad warns of ‘consequences’ if Israel ‘miscalculates their actions’ in Lebanon
By NAJIA HOUSSARI ·

Update Saudi Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan addresses the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland. (SPA) video

Saudi FM warns of ‘catastrophic consequences’ if Israel attacks Rafah, slams international ‘double standards’

  • Prince Faisal said no institutional dialogue could be taken seriously if the situation in Palestine was overlooked
By Arab News ·

A ferry sinks in the Nile in Egypt, killing at least 10 people

A ferry sinks in the Nile in Egypt, killing at least 10 people

  • Many Egyptians make their way using boats on a daily basis, especially in Upper Egypt and the Nile Delta
By AP ·

Biden faces protest vote over Gaza in Michigan primary contest

Biden faces protest vote over Gaza in Michigan primary contest

  • A similar write-in campaign calling for a ceasefire during the New Hampshire primary went nowhere, but Michigan has a significantly larger Muslim and Arab population
  • Israel killed 30,000 Palestinians in Gaza, two-thirds of them women and children, according to the Gaza Health Ministry
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‘Fascist Modi’ response by Google’s Gemini AI sparks diplomatic row

‘Fascist Modi’ response by Google’s Gemini AI sparks diplomatic row

  • Google AI model response said some of Modi’s policies were ‘characterized as fascist’ by experts
  • ‘Google’s response breached India’s law,” junior information tech minister said
By Arab News ·

‘Fascist Modi’ response by Google’s Gemini AI sparks diplomatic row

‘Fascist Modi’ response by Google’s Gemini AI sparks diplomatic row

  • Google AI model response said some of Modi’s policies were ‘characterized as fascist’ by experts
  • ‘Google’s response breached India’s law,” junior information tech minister said
By Arab News ·