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 ·

US warns Israel-Hezbollah conflict could spark regional war

US warns Israel-Hezbollah conflict could spark regional war

  • “Another war between Israel and Hezbollah could easily become a regional war, with terrible consequences for the Middle East,” Austin said
  • “Diplomacy is by far the best way to prevent more escalation“
By AFP ·

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 ·

New report suggests Israeli military views some Gaza journalists as ‘legitimate targets’

New report suggests Israeli military views some Gaza journalists as ‘legitimate targets’

  • The Guardian and non-profit Forbidden Stories allege that Israeli forces label journalists working for Hamas-controlled media as terrorists
  • Experts argue this approach is part of effort to silence critical reporting
By Arab News ·

New report suggests Israeli military views some Gaza journalists as ‘legitimate targets’

New report suggests Israeli military views some Gaza journalists as ‘legitimate targets’

  • The Guardian and non-profit Forbidden Stories allege that Israeli forces label journalists working for Hamas-controlled media as terrorists
  • Experts argue this approach is part of effort to silence critical reporting
By Arab News ·

Raducanu eases past Stephens on Eastbourne grass

Raducanu eases past Stephens on Eastbourne grass

  • Britain’s Raducanu recovered from being broken twice in the first set before demolishing her opponent in the second set
  • Raducanu, who won the US Open as a qualifier in 2021, has slipped to 168th in the world after an injury-plagued 2023 season
By AFP ·