UN warns of ‘catastrophic’ threat to region if Israel-Hezbollah fighting escalates

UN warns of ‘catastrophic’ threat to region if Israel-Hezbollah fighting escalates

  • Russian envoy says Security Council’s US-backed Gaza ceasefire resolution now ‘dead letter’ that included ‘blatant lie’ that Israel had accepted the deal
  • Head of UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization warns of ‘extreme risk of famine’ in Gaza as more than 20 percent of people go entire days and nights without eating
By Ephrem Kossaify ·

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 ·

Analysis What of Gaza’s ‘other hostages’ — the thousands of Palestinians held in Israel without charge?

What of Gaza’s ‘other hostages’ — the thousands of Palestinians held in Israel without charge?

  • Survivors of Israeli detention describe a pattern of beatings, torture and abuse without access to family or lawyers
  • NGOs have reported a dramatic rise in the number of Palestinians incarcerated without charge or trial since Oct. 7
By Jonathan Gornall ·

4 men arrested for allegedly trespassing on grounds of British prime minister’s country estate

4 men arrested for allegedly trespassing on grounds of British prime minister’s country estate

  • North Yorkshire police said the group was detained just after noon and arrested on suspicion of aggravated trespass
  • The group said in a statement chock-full of a crude four-letter word for human waste that it was a “parting gift” to the prime minister
By AP ·

Kingdom signs deal to use Saudi technology in tree planting in Brazil

Kingdom signs deal to use Saudi technology in tree planting in Brazil

  • Agreement backed by Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture, Brazilian government
By Arab News ·

Israel eyes use of Musk’s Starlink in event of war with Hezbollah

Israel eyes use of Musk’s Starlink in event of war with Hezbollah

  • Financial daily Calcalist says Israeli ministries plan to use Starlink’s satellite to ensure stable data and information flow during emergencies
By Reuters ·

Israel eyes use of Musk’s Starlink in event of war with Hezbollah

Israel eyes use of Musk’s Starlink in event of war with Hezbollah

  • Financial daily Calcalist says Israeli ministries plan to use Starlink’s satellite to ensure stable data and information flow during emergencies
By Reuters ·

Queen Rania wows in Elie Saab pre-autumn outfit for Macron meeting 

Queen Rania wows in Elie Saab pre-autumn outfit for Macron meeting 

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  • Queen has track record of choosing outfits designed by Arab and Middle Eastern designers for prominent engagements
By Arab News ·
Kylian Mbappé scores on return from broken nose as France draw 1-1 with Poland at Euro 2024

Kylian Mbappé scores on return from broken nose as France draw 1-1 with Poland at Euro 2024

  • Mbappé removed his protective mask to celebrate in front of France’s fans after converting his 56th-minute penalty for his first goal at a European Championship
  • Lewandowski found the bottom corner with his second attempt
By AP ·