video Special Smoke billows as a bomb is dropped on the Jala Tower during an Israeli airstrike in Gaza city controlled by the Palestinian Hamas movement, on May 15, 2021. (AFP)

Israel destroys media building in Gaza as conflict rages on, death toll rises

  • The strike came nearly an hour after the military ordered people to evacuate the building
  • In east Jerusalem, video showed young Jewish nationalists firing pistols at Palestinians
video By Agencies ·

Biden speaks to Netanyahu, Abbas after Israel flattens AP news office in Gaza

Biden speaks to Netanyahu, Abbas after Israel flattens AP news office in Gaza

  • Abbas received an "important" phone call on Saturday from Biden
  • Netanyahu thanked Biden for the “unreserved support of the US for our right to defend ourselves”
By AP ·

Children have been severely impacted by the latest flare-up of violence between Israelis and Palestinian factions in Gaza. (AFP/File Photo)

Arab world expresses solidarity with Palestine amidst Israel bombardment

  • The Kingdom’s permanent representative at the UN met with the president of the General Assembly to highlight the recent Israeli attacks
  • Al-Mouallimi also met with the China’s permanent representative to the global body
By Arab News ·

Special Lebanese in war of words over Palestine action

Lebanese in war of words over Palestine action

By NAJIA HOUSSARI ·

Special US report blasts Turkey for restricting religious minorities

US report blasts Turkey for restricting religious minorities

By MENEKSE TOKYAY ·

Special Clockwise from left: Sanitation workers collect litter during the annual Hajj pilgrimage in the holy city of Makkah; piles of plastic bottles before they are recycled; circular fields, part of the green oasis of Wadi Al-Dawasir. (AFP/File Photos) graphic

Organic waste offers Saudi Arabia a plentiful and sustainable resource

  • Most of the 15 million tons of garbage generated every year ends up in giant landfills
  • With recycling incentives, discarded plastics could be reused in housing, roads and even artwork
By George Charles Darley ·

UN chief: Foreign fighters in Libya are violating ceasefire

UN chief: Foreign fighters in Libya are violating ceasefire

  • UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said progress must continue on the political, economic and security tracks in Libya to enable elections to go ahead on Dec. 24
By AP ·

Global protests held in support of Palestinians

Global protests held in support of Palestinians

By AFP - AP - Reuters ·

Malaysia, Indonesia urge UN Security Council to stop Israeli ‘violence’

Malaysia, Indonesia urge UN Security Council to stop Israeli ‘violence’

  • The Security Council will publicly discuss the worsening violence on Sunday, diplomats said this week
By Reuters - AFP ·

US fuel supply to normalize ‘fairly soon’

US fuel supply to normalize ‘fairly soon’

  • Gas station outages down about 12 percent from the peak, says official
By AP ·

AP releases statement after Israeli attack on building housing media offices

AP releases statement after Israeli attack on building housing media offices

  • We are horrified that the Israeli military would target and destroy the building housing AP’s bureau: Pruitt
By AP ·

AP releases statement after Israeli attack on building housing media offices

AP releases statement after Israeli attack on building housing media offices

  • We are horrified that the Israeli military would target and destroy the building housing AP’s bureau: Pruitt
By AP ·