Update Israeli airstrike kills 2nd top Islamic Jihad commander, death toll rises

Israeli airstrike kills 2nd top Islamic Jihad commander, death toll rises

  • Israel pressed air strikes in Gaza for a third day, admitted Jewish visitors to Aqsa mosque compound
  • At least 29 Palestinians, including six children, killed in the strikes
By AP ·

Saudi Arabia leads condemnations of Israel’s storming of Al-Aqsa Mosque

Saudi Arabia leads condemnations of Israel’s storming of Al-Aqsa Mosque

  • Regional governments call for international to pressure on Israel to end the violence
By Arab News ·

Special Should Saudi Arabia be worried about monkeypox? graphic

Should Saudi Arabia be worried about monkeypox?

  • Kingdom well placed to head off health threat thanks to successful policy responses to MERS and COVID-19 outbreaks
  • It has the advantage of effective surveillance, containment and preventive strategies and low transmission rate
By Rawan Radwan ·

Saudi Arabian team takes home gold in the Special Olympics Unified Cup 2022

Saudi Arabian team takes home gold in the Special Olympics Unified Cup 2022

  • In unified sports, players with and without intellectual disabilities compete on the same team
By Arab News ·

Gaza hospital services at risk amid power plant crisis

Gaza hospital services at risk amid power plant crisis

  • Airstrike kills second senior Islamic Jihad commander; 31 Palestinians, including 6 children and 4 women, dead
By HAZEM BALOUSHA ·

Human rights groups criticize UK schemes for Afghan refugees

Human rights groups criticize UK schemes for Afghan refugees

  • One refugee says he is ‘heartbroken and ashamed’ at schemes’ failure
  • Poor mental health and lack of permanent homes among issues faced
By Arab News ·

Market value of top 30 banks in Middle East totals $586.6bn

Market value of top 30 banks in Middle East totals $586.6bn

  • Gulf banks dominate this year’s ranking, with 25 out of the 30 based in the GCC
By Arab News ·

Oman posts $2bn budget surplus for H1

Oman posts $2bn budget surplus for H1

By Reuters ·

Press watchdog slams Israel over treatment of Palestinian journalists

Press watchdog slams Israel over treatment of Palestinian journalists

  • Amer Abu Arafa detained while Majdoleen Hassouna blocked from travel
  • Committee to Protect Journalists: ‘Israeli authorities are showing their determination to clamp down on the Palestinian press’
By Arab News ·

Press watchdog slams Israel over treatment of Palestinian journalists

Press watchdog slams Israel over treatment of Palestinian journalists

  • Amer Abu Arafa detained while Majdoleen Hassouna blocked from travel
  • Committee to Protect Journalists: ‘Israeli authorities are showing their determination to clamp down on the Palestinian press’
By Arab News ·

Haaland scores twice in Man City’s 2-0 win at West Ham

Haaland scores twice in Man City’s 2-0 win at West Ham

  • Haaland lived up to the hype since his transfer from Borussia Dortmund to give the champions a perfect start to the season
  • Kevin De Bruyne split open the West Ham defense for Haaland to gallop clear on goal and slot low past Areola for his second
By AFP ·