Pro-Palestinian demonstrators gather, on the day of Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to a joint meeting of Congress.

Protests and politics as Netanyahu addresses US Congress

  • Netanyahu will seek to bolster traditional links to Republicans but also look to ease tensions with Biden, whose support he will rely on for the next 6 months
By Reuters ·

Displaced Palestinians, who fled their houses due to Israeli strikes, take shelter, in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip.

Israel carries out new raids in Gaza

  • Latest Israeli attacks destroyed homes in towns east of Khan Younis in southern Gaza and thousands of people were forced to head west to seek shelter, residents said
By Reuters ·

Minister of Youth and Sports Ashraf Sobhy. credit: Egyptian Olympic Committee

Egypt sends biggest team ever to Paris Olympics

  • A total of 148 athletes will compete across 22 sports
By Arab News ·

Saudi ambassador discusses Gaza aid with KSrelief delegation in Cairo

Saudi ambassador discusses Gaza aid with KSrelief delegation in Cairo

  • Parties discussed collaboration to deliver Saudi humanitarian aid to those impacted by the crisis in Gaza
  • The US military’s problem-plagued mission to bring desperately needed aid into Gaza via a temporary pier has ended, with deliveries shifting to an Israeli port
By Arab News ·

Special Diplomats in Lebanon assess magnitude of damages in the south

Diplomats in Lebanon assess magnitude of damages in the south

  • Foreign Affairs Committee met with ambassadors from the EU, Switzerland, Norway, Britain, and Canada to present the results of the ongoing Israeli attacks on southern Lebanon
  • Hezbollah released a new video recorded by the Hudhud drone within Israel, showcasing footage from inside the Ramat David Air Base
By NAJIA HOUSSARI ·

Police officers remove ‘Workers for a Free Palestine’ demonstrators in London.

Nine arrests during London protest against Israel arms exports

  • Last week new Foreign Minister David Lammy said a blanket ban on arms exports to Israel would not be right
  • London’s Metropolitan Police said protesters arrived outside Britain’s Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office and blocked pedestrian and vehicle access
By Reuters ·

Global media watchdogs, human rights groups call on Biden to pressure Netanyahu regarding rising journalist deaths in Gaza

Global media watchdogs, human rights groups call on Biden to pressure Netanyahu regarding rising journalist deaths in Gaza

  • CPJ CEO Jodie Ginsberg: Nine months into the war in Gaza, journalists … continue to pay an astonishing toll
  • Ginsberg: More than 100 journalists have been killed. An unprecedented number of journalists and media workers have been arrested, often without charge
By Arab News ·

Global media watchdogs, human rights groups call on Biden to pressure Netanyahu regarding rising journalist deaths in Gaza

Global media watchdogs, human rights groups call on Biden to pressure Netanyahu regarding rising journalist deaths in Gaza

  • CPJ CEO Jodie Ginsberg: Nine months into the war in Gaza, journalists … continue to pay an astonishing toll
  • Ginsberg: More than 100 journalists have been killed. An unprecedented number of journalists and media workers have been arrested, often without charge
By Arab News ·