video Netanyahu, Biden meet for tense Gaza ceasefire talks

Netanyahu, Biden meet for tense Gaza ceasefire talks

  • Relations between Biden, Netanyahu strained over Israel’s conduct in war sparked by Hamas’s Oct. 7 attacks
  • Israeli PM to meet Republican contender Donald Trump on Friday in Florida
video By AFP ·

Israeli forces advance in southern Gaza, tanks in Rafah

Israeli forces advance in southern Gaza, tanks in Rafah

  • Fighting in recent days has centered around the eastern towns of Bani Suaila, Al-Zanna, and Al-Karara
  • Diplomatic efforts by Arab mediators to conclude a ceasefire deal seem to be on hold
By Reuters ·

Jordan’s House of Representatives was dissolved on Thursday by royal decree. (@Parliament_Jo)

Jordanian House of Representatives dissolved by royal decree ahead of elections

  • The IEC has set Sept. 10 as the date for parliamentary elections
By Arab News ·

Djibouti’s Prime Minister Abdoulkader Kamil Mohamed receives Saudi Deputy Foreign Minister Waleed Al-Khuraiji on Thursday. (SPA)

Djibouti PM receives Saudi deputy foreign minister

  • During the meeting with Mohamed, Al-Khuraiji reviewed relations between Djibouti and Saudi Arabia
  • Topics of common interest were also discussed
By Arab News ·

Sudan’s agriculture minister says there is no famine in the country

Sudan’s agriculture minister says there is no famine in the country

  • Sudan has become the world's worst hunger crisis since the outbreak of a war
  • "755,000 citizens are not a significant percentage compared to the total population ... they cannot call that famine," said Abubakr al-Bushra
By Reuters ·

Migrants and homeless people are cleared out of Paris during the Olympics

Migrants and homeless people are cleared out of Paris during the Olympics

  • Group of largely African migrants headed for the fringes of the city in buses paid for by the French government and into temporary lodging until at least the end of the Games
  • Activist groups and migrants have called the practice – long used in other Olympic host cities like Rio de Janeiro in 2016 – a form of ‘social cleansing’
By AP ·

Murdoch engaged in legal battle with children over succession, NYT reports

Murdoch engaged in legal battle with children over succession, NYT reports

  • Murdoch is trying to expand Lachlan Murdoch’s voting power in the Murdoch Family Trust to secure a majority and ensure that he cannot be challenged by the siblings, says report
By Reuters ·

Murdoch engaged in legal battle with children over succession, NYT reports

Murdoch engaged in legal battle with children over succession, NYT reports

  • Murdoch is trying to expand Lachlan Murdoch’s voting power in the Murdoch Family Trust to secure a majority and ensure that he cannot be challenged by the siblings, says report
By Reuters ·

Olympics serves as reminder Ukraine still exists, says sports minister

Olympics serves as reminder Ukraine still exists, says sports minister

  • “We need to remind the world that Ukraine exists, is fighting, and is capable of winning,” Bidnyi said
  • Ukraine won 19 medals in Tokyo in 2021, but Bidnyi says under the vastly different circumstances this year there was a different bar to be set
By AFP ·