Update Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman holds an annual reception for officials and dignitaries who are performing Hajj.

Saudi crown prince renews call for immediate halt to attacks in Gaza at annual Hajj reception

  • Saudi Arabia repeats appeal for the international community to recognize the Palestinian state
By Arab News ·

Israeli negotiator says tens of Gaza hostages ‘alive with certainty’

Israeli negotiator says tens of Gaza hostages ‘alive with certainty’

  • “Tens are alive with certainty,” the official said on condition of anonymity as he was not authorized to speak publicly on the issue
By AFP ·

US-UK forces launch strikes on Yemen’s Hodeidah and Kamaran Island: Houthi-run Al Masirah TV

US-UK forces launch strikes on Yemen’s Hodeidah and Kamaran Island: Houthi-run Al Masirah TV

  • Despite reprisals from US-British coalition, Houthis have in recent months escalated campaign of attacks in Red Sea
By Reuters ·

Hajj 2024 came to a successful close on Tuesday. (AN photo by Huda Bashatah)

Arab leaders congratulate Saudi leadership on success of Hajj season

  • Leaders of UAE, Kuwait, and Bahrain congratulated the Saudi leadership on the success of Hajj 2024
By Arab News ·

Madinah prepares services to welcome pilgrims

Madinah prepares services to welcome pilgrims

By Arab News ·

Health ministry in Hamas-run Gaza says war death toll at 37,372

Health ministry in Hamas-run Gaza says war death toll at 37,372

  • The toll includes at least 25 deaths in the past 24 hours, a ministry statement said
By AFP ·

Ukraine jails man for aiding Russian forces in Donetsk

Ukraine jails man for aiding Russian forces in Donetsk

  • Prosecutors in Ukraine have opened thousands of criminal cases into collaboration since Russian forces invaded in February 2022
  • The regional prosecutor’s office said the man had committed high treason by passing information on the location of Ukrainian troops in the area to Russian forces
By AFP ·

Snap launches AI tools for advanced augmented reality

Snap launches AI tools for advanced augmented reality

  • Snap hopes special lenses will attract new users and advertisers
  • AI-led Lens Studio reduces filter creation time and enhances realism
By Reuters ·

Snap launches AI tools for advanced augmented reality

Snap launches AI tools for advanced augmented reality

  • Snap hopes special lenses will attract new users and advertisers
  • AI-led Lens Studio reduces filter creation time and enhances realism
By Reuters ·

Mainoo happy to build with Ten Hag at Man Utd

Mainoo happy to build with Ten Hag at Man Utd

  • Mainoo’s breakthrough season with the Red Devils earned him a call-up to Gareth Southgate’s squad for Euro 2024
  • “Happy to be building with him, he’s already got two trophies and hopefully there is more to come,” he said
By AFP ·