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 ·

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 ·