Hamas says it captured Israeli soldiers in Gaza

Hamas says it captured Israeli soldiers in Gaza

  • Al-Qassam Brigades spokesman: ‘Our fighters lured a Zionist force into an ambush inside a tunnel’
  • The Israeli military, in a statement, denied the claim of Hamas’ armed wing
By Reuters ·

Gaza war is ‘real genocide,’ Spanish defense minister says

Gaza war is ‘real genocide,’ Spanish defense minister says

  • Defense Minister Margarita Robles says Spain’s recognition of Palestine is not a move against Israel, adding that it is designed to help end violence in Gaza
By Reuters ·

Special The US government staffers putting principle over paycheck amid Israel’s Gaza assault photos

The US government staffers putting principle over paycheck amid Israel’s Gaza assault

  • Appalled by the death of Palestinians, former staffer says she “could not in good conscience remain in government”
  • Concerned about America’s standing in the Middle East, many want the US to suspend arms sales to Israel
By ANAN TELLO ·

Scuffles erupt between police, protesters demanding return of Israeli hostages still held in Gaza

Scuffles erupt between police, protesters demanding return of Israeli hostages still held in Gaza

  • Israel says around 100 hostages are still being held in Gaza, along with the bodies of around 30 more
  • Around half of the 250 hostages taken by Hamas and other militants have been freed, most in swaps for Palestinian prisoners held by Israel
By AP ·

Moldova turns to Russia to seek extradition of convicted politician

Moldova turns to Russia to seek extradition of convicted politician

  • The Victory bloc, made up of four parties, campaigns with the slogan “No to the EU” and calls for Moldova instead to join the Eurasian Economic Union — a Russian-led regional grouping
By Reuters ·

Private aviation soars in Saudi Arabia as more businesses take to the skies

Private aviation soars in Saudi Arabia as more businesses take to the skies

  • Sector set to grow at compounded annual growth rate of 8.88 percent between 2025 and 2029
By Dayan Abou Tine ·

Meta takes down Israeli settlers’ accounts following attacks on aid convoys

Meta takes down Israeli settlers’ accounts following attacks on aid convoys

  • Platform said Tzav 9’s operations violated harm policy
  • Arab News learns that group behind several raids on trucks directed to Gaza resumed operations under different username
By Arab News ·

Meta takes down Israeli settlers’ accounts following attacks on aid convoys

Meta takes down Israeli settlers’ accounts following attacks on aid convoys

  • Platform said Tzav 9’s operations violated harm policy
  • Arab News learns that group behind several raids on trucks directed to Gaza resumed operations under different username
By Arab News ·