Update Gaza truce talks in Cairo as heavy fighting rages

Gaza truce talks in Cairo as heavy fighting rages

  • Israel boycotts talks, intensifies operations in Khan Younis
  • Arab foreign ministers’ meeting in Riyadh calls for ceasefire
  • US envoy Amos Hochstein to visit Beirut
By Arab News ·

Update Saudi Arabia announced on Sunday it would extend oil supply cuts through June as part of a bid to stabilize prices. (Reuters)

Saudi Arabia extends voluntary oil cut of 1m barrels per day until mid-2024

  • OPEC+ has implemented a series of output cuts since late 2022 to support the market
  • Saudi Arabia’s output will remain at around 9 million bpd
By Arab News ·

The foreign ministers of the GCC and Egypt meet in Riyadh on Sunday. (@GCCSG)

Arab foreign ministers meet in Riyadh to discuss Gaza war

  • Ministers stressed importance of achieving immediate ceasefire and ensuring the security of relief corridors for the delivery of humanitarian, food and medical aid
By Nada Alturki ·

An Iranian police vehicle is seen parked in the capital Tehran. (AFP file photo)

Iran executes one over alleged Israel link to attack

  • Tehran has accused Israel of carrying out several covert actions on its soil
  • In August last year Iran claimed to have foiled a “very complex” Mossad-initiated project to “sabotage” its ballistic missile industry
By AFP ·

Nikki Haley says she no longer feels bound by the GOP pledge requiring her to support the eventual nominee

Nikki Haley says she no longer feels bound by the GOP pledge requiring her to support the eventual nominee

  • Haley had signed the pledge required by the Republican National Committee, but current front-runner Donald Trump did not
  • She said “the RNC is now not the same RNC” as it was at the time of the debates and that she has always had “serious concerns” about Trump
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 ·

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 ·