photos Update US President Joe Biden walks to Marine One. (AFP)

Biden says Israel agrees to stop Gaza attacks for Ramadan as Hamas mulls draft truce proposal

  • Under proposed deal, hospitals and bakeries in Gaza would be repaired, 500 aid trucks would enter into the strip each day
  • Hamas would free 40 Israeli hostages in exchange for 400 Palestinian prisoners
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Update Two dead in Israeli raids on Baalbek

Two dead in Israeli raids on Baalbek

  • Hezbollah downs Israeli drone north of Litani Line
  • Mohammed Raad warns of ‘consequences’ if Israel ‘miscalculates their actions’ in Lebanon
By NAJIA HOUSSARI ·

Update Saudi Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan addresses the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland. (SPA) video

Saudi FM warns of ‘catastrophic consequences’ if Israel attacks Rafah, slams international ‘double standards’

  • Prince Faisal said no institutional dialogue could be taken seriously if the situation in Palestine was overlooked
By Arab News ·

Hezbollah fires new rocket salvo at Israeli base

Hezbollah fires new rocket salvo at Israeli base

  • The rocket fire was in response to Israel’s first strikes of the war on eastern Lebanon
By AFP ·

South Korea empowers nurses as doctors’ strike continues

South Korea empowers nurses as doctors’ strike continues

  • Major hospitals struggling to provide services after thousands of junior medics handed in their resignation
  • Nurses will now be allowed to perform some medical procedures previously reserved for doctors
By AFP ·

‘Fascist Modi’ response by Google’s Gemini AI sparks diplomatic row

‘Fascist Modi’ response by Google’s Gemini AI sparks diplomatic row

  • Google AI model response said some of Modi’s policies were ‘characterized as fascist’ by experts
  • ‘Google’s response breached India’s law,” junior information tech minister said
By Arab News ·

‘Fascist Modi’ response by Google’s Gemini AI sparks diplomatic row

‘Fascist Modi’ response by Google’s Gemini AI sparks diplomatic row

  • Google AI model response said some of Modi’s policies were ‘characterized as fascist’ by experts
  • ‘Google’s response breached India’s law,” junior information tech minister said
By Arab News ·