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 ·

OIC’s Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission to convene in Jeddah

OIC’s Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission to convene in Jeddah

  • Inaugural ceremony will be held on June 30 at the Ministerial Conference Hall
  • Ceremony will be followed by a debate on The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Human Rights: Challenges and Opportunities
By Arab News ·

Special Israeli air force commander confirms ‘increase in readiness for any attack on Lebanon’

Israeli air force commander confirms ‘increase in readiness for any attack on Lebanon’

  • German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock arrives in Beirut for talks following meetings in Tel Aviv and the West Bank
  • Vatican’s secretary of state, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, holds talks at HQ of the Maronite Patriarchate focused on ‘finding solutions for Lebanon and its suffering people’
By NAJIA HOUSSARI ·

NATO to formally appoint Rutte next boss Wednesday: diplomats

NATO to formally appoint Rutte next boss Wednesday: diplomats

  • Diplomats from several NATO states said Rutte will take over from current secretary general Jens Stoltenberg
  • The seasoned Dutch leader will take the reins at a pivotal time
By AFP ·

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 ·
Show your love for Turkiye by supporting us, Montella tells critics

Show your love for Turkiye by supporting us, Montella tells critics

  • Montella’s men are one of the best supported sides in Germany, where nearly three million people with Turkish roots call home
  • “I’d like to remind the critics, if you love this country, support your country as much as you can,” Montella told reporters
By AFP ·