Displaced Palestinians walk around in an UNRWA school housing displaced Palestinians, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip.

Hamas says it presses on with Gaza truce talks without Israelis

  • Ceasefire talks are billed as a final hurdle to establish the first extended ceasefire of the war, in time for Ramadan which is expected to begin on Sunday
By Reuters ·

Shehbaz Sharif sworn in as Pakistan’s prime minister, capping weeks of political upheaval video

Shehbaz Sharif sworn in as Pakistan’s prime minister, capping weeks of political upheaval

  • This is Sharif’s second term in office, his first one ran from April 2022 to August 2023
  • The new government faces an overlapping trio of political, economic and security troubles
By Shahjahan Khurram ·

US envoy in Beirut for talks on Israel-Lebanon border hostilities

US envoy in Beirut for talks on Israel-Lebanon border hostilities

  • Israel and Lebanon’s powerful Iran-backed Hezbollah movement have exchanged near-daily fire since October in the wake of the Israel-Hamas war
By AFP ·

Minister of Hajj and Umrah Tawfiq Al-Rabiah. (SPA)

Hajj Ministry’s Jusoor initiative highlights pilgrim services

  • This innovative platform streamlines the issuance of Hajj visas, simplifies arrival procedures, provides pre-planning options, and offers an array of Hajj packages through authorized service providers
By Arab News ·

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry. (AP)

Egyptian FM, UN official discuss ways to boost Gaza relief

  • Shoukry stressed the necessity of an immediate ceasefire in Gaza before the month of Ramadan so that the flow of humanitarian aid and relief materials can be increased in quantities sufficient for the needs of the residents
By Gobran Mohamed ·

Shehbaz Sharif sworn in as Pakistan’s prime minister, capping weeks of political upheaval video

Shehbaz Sharif sworn in as Pakistan’s prime minister, capping weeks of political upheaval

  • This is Sharif’s second term in office, his first one ran from April 2022 to August 2023
  • The new government faces an overlapping trio of political, economic and security troubles
By Shahjahan Khurram ·

Russian ‘disinformation’ campaign on US immigration woes find way into American voter platforms

Russian ‘disinformation’ campaign on US immigration woes find way into American voter platforms

  • Disinformation is worse on X and TikTok, given their lack of controls, says Logically, a tech company that tracks disinformation campaigns
  • Russia and other disinformation spreaders also use encrypted messaging sites or websites that masquerade as legitimate news outlets
By AP ·

Russian ‘disinformation’ campaign on US immigration woes find way into American voter platforms

Russian ‘disinformation’ campaign on US immigration woes find way into American voter platforms

  • Disinformation is worse on X and TikTok, given their lack of controls, says Logically, a tech company that tracks disinformation campaigns
  • Russia and other disinformation spreaders also use encrypted messaging sites or websites that masquerade as legitimate news outlets
By AP ·

Saudis victorious at GCC Golf Championship in Doha

Saudis victorious at GCC Golf Championship in Doha

  • Khalid Attiya took top prize in individual competition while the team event saw Kingdom’s golfers awarded gold
  • Prince Khalid bin Saud: Our team’s prowess and dedication were evident throughout the championship, culminating in a well-deserved victory
By Arab News ·