Israeli forces deepen Rafah invasion, kill 17 in central camps

Israeli forces deepen Rafah invasion, kill 17 in central camps

  • Residents reported heavy bombardments from tanks and planes in several areas of Rafah
  • Israeli tanks were operating inside Tel Al-Sultan, Al-Izba, and Zurub areas in Rafah’s west, as well as Shaboura at the heart of the city
By Reuters ·

Hajj 2024 came to a successful close on Tuesday. (AN photo by Huda Bashatah)

Arab leaders congratulate Saudi leadership on success of Hajj season

  • Leaders of UAE, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman and Bahrain congratulated the Saudi leadership on the success of Hajj 2024
By Arab News ·

Analysis The amount of tech integrated into Hajj has been growing year on year. (SPA) photos

Could AI one day perform all of Hajj social services?

  • This year’s Hajj will likely exceed two million pilgrims, more than last year’s 1.8 million
  • Many AI-driven technologies have been introduced to streamline the Hajj process
By Haifa Alshammari ·

Saudi authorities thwart drug smuggling across KSA

Saudi authorities thwart drug smuggling across KSA

  • Saudi security authorities urged people to report any activities related to drug smuggling or promotion by calling 911 in the Makkah, Riyadh and Eastern Province regions, and 999 in the rest of Saudi Arabia’s regions
By Arab News ·

Kim Jong Un, Vladimir Putin meet amid worry about Pyongyang and Moscow’s military ties

Kim Jong Un, Vladimir Putin meet amid worry about Pyongyang and Moscow’s military ties

  • Russian leader hails ‘close friendship’ between the two countries based on ‘equality and respect of mutual interests’
  • North Korean state media described the meeting between the leaders as a historic event
By AP ·

Snap launches AI tools for advanced augmented reality

Snap launches AI tools for advanced augmented reality

  • Snap hopes special lenses will attract new users and advertisers
  • AI-led Lens Studio reduces filter creation time and enhances realism
By Reuters ·

Snap launches AI tools for advanced augmented reality

Snap launches AI tools for advanced augmented reality

  • Snap hopes special lenses will attract new users and advertisers
  • AI-led Lens Studio reduces filter creation time and enhances realism
By Reuters ·

Kane Williamson steps down as New Zealand captain

Kane Williamson steps down as New Zealand captain

  • Williamson has turned down a central contract for the 2024/25 season, relinquishing the captaincy of the Twenty20 and one-day teams
  • Williamson: Playing for New Zealand is something I treasure and my desire to give back to the team remains undiminished
By AFP ·