Gaza death toll nears 30,000 as aid groups warn of ‘imminent’ famine

Gaza death toll nears 30,000 as aid groups warn of ‘imminent’ famine

  • One in six children under 2 years of age in northern Gaza are suffering from acute malnutrition
  • WFP “is ready to swiftly expand and scale up our operations if there is a ceasefire agreement,” WFP Deputy Executive Director Carl Skau said
By AFP ·

Special ‘I fear the world has failed the test of humanity’ in Gaza, Slovenia’s foreign minister tells Arab News video

‘I fear the world has failed the test of humanity’ in Gaza, Slovenia’s foreign minister tells Arab News

  • Tania Fajon urges Washington to use its leverage over Israel to advance two-state solution
  • Fears Israel’s planned military offensive in Rafah will trigger regional unrest
By Ephrem Kossaify ·

A ship is docked at the Red Sea port of Hodeidah, Yemen. (REUTERS file photo)

Rocket fire reported off Yemen in Red Sea in a new suspected attack by Houthi rebels

  • The attack comes as the Houthis continue a series of assaults at sea over Israel’s war on Hamas in the Gaza Strip and as the US and its allies launch airstrikes trying to stop them
By AP ·

Hamas says it launched two missile salvos from southern Lebanon into northern Israel

Hamas says it launched two missile salvos from southern Lebanon into northern Israel

  • Headquarters of the 769th Eastern Brigade and the airport barracks in Beit Hilal attacked
By Reuters ·

UN peacekeepers begin withdrawing from east DR Congo

UN peacekeepers begin withdrawing from east DR Congo

  • The DR Congo demanded the withdrawal despite UN concerns about rampant violence in the east of the country
By AFP ·

Media watchdog condemns assassination attempt on Iraqi publisher

Media watchdog condemns assassination attempt on Iraqi publisher

  • Fakhri Karim was leaving a book fair with his wife when shots were fired by a group of unidentified individuals
  • Committee to Protect Journalists calls on officials to quickly pinpoint, punish those responsible
By Arab News ·

Media watchdog condemns assassination attempt on Iraqi publisher

Media watchdog condemns assassination attempt on Iraqi publisher

  • Fakhri Karim was leaving a book fair with his wife when shots were fired by a group of unidentified individuals
  • Committee to Protect Journalists calls on officials to quickly pinpoint, punish those responsible
By Arab News ·

Model Loli Bahia builds ties with Louis Vuitton

Model Loli Bahia builds ties with Louis Vuitton

  • In-demand model is currently in Paris for the city’s fashion week
By Arab News ·
Saudi boxer Ziyad Almaayouf ready to become ‘superhero’ for his people

Saudi boxer Ziyad Almaayouf ready to become ‘superhero’ for his people

  • 23-year-old will fight on undercard of Knockout Chaos in Riyadh on March 8
By Cormac O'Donnell ·