2,000 medical evacuations from Gaza prevented by Rafah crossing closure: WHO

2,000 medical evacuations from Gaza prevented by Rafah crossing closure: WHO

  • The Rafah crossing was the main conduit for evacuations as well as for humanitarian aid earlier in the war
  • US, Egypt and Qatar held talks late last week aimed at re-opening crossing, increasing aid flows
By Reuters ·

Jordan bans 10 people from traveling, charges 28 others with human trafficking and fraud in pilgrims case

Jordan bans 10 people from traveling, charges 28 others with human trafficking and fraud in pilgrims case

  • Defendants are involved in sending Jordanians to perform Hajj pilgrimage outside of country's official quota
By Arab News ·

Russia’s FSB security service officers conduct an anti-terrorist operation in Dagestan. (File/AFP)

Saudi Arabia condemns terrorist attacks that targeted places of worship in Russia’s Dagestan

  • Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Ministry affirmed the Kingdom’s rejection of all forms of terrorism, extremism, and targeting of civilians
By Arab News ·

Saudi ambassador to Egypt Saleh bin Eid Al-Husseini hands over his credentials to Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry.

Saudi ambassador to Egypt hands over copy of credentials to Egyptian FM

  • During the reception, Shoukry welcomed Al-Husseini and wished him success in his post
By Arab News ·

Gaza suffers near total breakdown of law and order, UNRWA chief says

Gaza suffers near total breakdown of law and order, UNRWA chief says

  • Local police are refusing to escort aid convoys for fear of being killed, Lazzarini added, while humanitarian truck drivers were regularly being threatened or assaulted
  • Among the other challenges, he named a near-drought in gasoline supplies which brought the UNRWA vehicle fleet to a halt on Monday
By Reuters ·

Spanish police examine CCTV footage in missing UK teenager’s case in Tenerife, mayor says

Spanish police examine CCTV footage in missing UK teenager’s case in Tenerife, mayor says

  • Slater, 19, went missing on June 17
  • Dozens of police officers, rescue teams and fire fighters have been searching since Wednesday in the steep valley
By Reuters ·

New report suggests Israeli military views some Gaza journalists as ‘legitimate targets’

New report suggests Israeli military views some Gaza journalists as ‘legitimate targets’

  • The Guardian and non-profit Forbidden Stories allege that Israeli forces label journalists working for Hamas-controlled media as terrorists
  • Experts argue this approach is part of effort to silence critical reporting
By Arab News ·

New report suggests Israeli military views some Gaza journalists as ‘legitimate targets’

New report suggests Israeli military views some Gaza journalists as ‘legitimate targets’

  • The Guardian and non-profit Forbidden Stories allege that Israeli forces label journalists working for Hamas-controlled media as terrorists
  • Experts argue this approach is part of effort to silence critical reporting
By Arab News ·

Raducanu eases past Stephens on Eastbourne grass

Raducanu eases past Stephens on Eastbourne grass

  • Britain’s Raducanu recovered from being broken twice in the first set before demolishing her opponent in the second set
  • Raducanu, who won the US Open as a qualifier in 2021, has slipped to 168th in the world after an injury-plagued 2023 season
By AFP ·