Update Donors raise more than $2bn for Sudan aid a year into war

Donors raise more than $2bn for Sudan aid a year into war

  • A total of $895 million had been pledged after separate announcements from France, Germany, the EU and the US
  • Aid workers say a year of war has led to a catastrophe, but the world has turned away from the country of 48 million
By Reuters ·

Special No end to death and suffering as Sudan conflict enters its second year

No end to death and suffering as Sudan conflict enters its second year

  • What began as a feud between two generals has spawned one of the world’s largest humanitarian disasters
  • Over 60 percent of Sudan’s agricultural land lies unusable in addition to the human and economic toll
By ROBERT BOCIAGA ·

King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. (SPA)

Saudi king, crown prince send condolences to Sultan of Oman after flood deaths

  • A group of school children and a driver died when their vehicle was overtaken
By Arab News ·

’No longer a shadow war’: Iran says attack on Israel marks strategic shift

’No longer a shadow war’: Iran says attack on Israel marks strategic shift

  • Israel’s military said it intercepted 99 percent of the aerial threats with the help of the United States and other allies, and that the overnight attack caused only minor damage
  • Israel has killed at least 33,797 Palestinians in Gaza, mostly women and children, according to the health ministry in the Hamas-run territory
By AFP ·

The Philippine president says he won’t give US access to more local military bases

The Philippine president says he won’t give US access to more local military bases

  • “The Philippines has no plans to create any more bases or give access to any more bases,” Marcos said, without elaborating in response to a question during a forum with Manila-based foreign correspondents
By AP ·

Meta ‘temporarily’ closes Threads network in Turkiye

Meta ‘temporarily’ closes Threads network in Turkiye

  • Decision was taken to comply with injunction prohibiting data sharing with Instagram
  • Ruling do not imlact Meta’s other services like Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp
By AFP ·

Meta ‘temporarily’ closes Threads network in Turkiye

Meta ‘temporarily’ closes Threads network in Turkiye

  • Decision was taken to comply with injunction prohibiting data sharing with Instagram
  • Ruling do not imlact Meta’s other services like Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp
By AFP ·