Update Palestinian factions sign declaration to end divisions after talks in China

Palestinian factions sign declaration to end divisions after talks in China

  • Palestinian factions including Hamas and Fatah met in Beijing this week in a renewed bid for reconciliation
  • Hamas and Fatah have been bitter rivals since Hamas fighters ejected Fatah from the Gaza Strip
By Reuters - AFP ·

UN envoy warns that threat of terrorism is ‘resurging’ with attacks by Daesh extremists

UN envoy warns that threat of terrorism is ‘resurging’ with attacks by Daesh extremists

  • Israel has attacked targets in Syria linked to Iran for years, but the strikes have escalated over the past five months as the war in Gaza and conflict between Iran-backed Hezbollah and Israeli forces on the Lebanon-Israel border continue
By AP ·

Analysis  If not Kamala Harris, who else could be the Democratic nominee for November’s election?

If not Kamala Harris, who else could be the Democratic nominee for November’s election?

  • Arab American analysts assess the Democrats seeking to be the candidate who will challenge Donald Trump
  • Arab Americans alienated by Biden’s Gaza stance could prove decisive in key battleground states
By Ephrem Kossaify - & - RAY HANANIA ·

WHO ‘extremely worried’ at prospect of polio, other outbreaks in Gaza

WHO ‘extremely worried’ at prospect of polio, other outbreaks in Gaza

  • Number of people in the Gaza Strip now needing to be evacuated from the territory for medical care may have risen to 14,000
By AFP ·

Sri Lanka apologizes for cremating Muslim Covid victims

Sri Lanka apologizes for cremating Muslim Covid victims

  • The cabinet issued an “apology regarding the compulsory cremation policy during the Covid-19 pandemic,” the government said in a statement
By AFP ·

Saudi Arabia showcases mining opportunities during ministerial visit to Brazil

Saudi Arabia showcases mining opportunities during ministerial visit to Brazil

  • Minister of industry and mineral resources highlighted the advantages of investing in the Kingdom
By Arab News ·

Exclusive Semafor to launch Gulf edition as third instalment in global expansion

Semafor to launch Gulf edition as third instalment in global expansion

  • Former Dow Jones reporter Mohammed Sergie set to lead platform
  • Transformation of Saudi Arabia one of the world’s biggest and most exciting stories right now, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief Ben Smith tells Arab News
By TAREK ALI AHMAD ·

Exclusive Semafor to launch Gulf edition as third instalment in global expansion

Semafor to launch Gulf edition as third instalment in global expansion

  • Former Dow Jones reporter Mohammed Sergie set to lead platform
  • Transformation of Saudi Arabia one of the world’s biggest and most exciting stories right now, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief Ben Smith tells Arab News
By TAREK ALI AHMAD ·