Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu addresses a joint meeting of Congress in the chamber of the House of Representatives at US Capitol

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 ·

Development of Riyadh’s King Abdulaziz Park gets underway

Development of Riyadh’s King Abdulaziz Park gets underway

  • Project spanning 4.3 million sq. meters set to take 3 years to complete
  • Green space will feature 24 children’s areas, 2m trees
By Hebshi Alshammari ·

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 ·

Analysis Why wave of extremism and crime may be West Africa’s ticking bomb

Why wave of extremism and crime may be West Africa’s ticking bomb

  • UN envoy to the Sahel and West Africa recently highlighted spike in trafficking of drugs, weapons and even humans
  • Regional security alliances have dissolved, leaving a power vacuum filled by extremist groups and crime syndicates
By ROBERT BOCIAGA ·

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 ·

IMG signs 5-year deal to become broadcast producer of Saudi soccer events

IMG signs 5-year deal to become broadcast producer of Saudi soccer events

  • The partnership with the Saudi Pro League and Saudi Arabian Football Federation will start next season and cover Roshn Saudi League, Saudi Super Cup and King Cup matches
  • ‘The SPL is poised to deliver an unparalleled football-viewing experience to fans around the world through technology, innovation and talent,’ says SPL CEO Omar Mugharbel
By Arab News ·