Gaza death toll nears 30,000 as aid groups warn of ‘imminent’ famine

Gaza death toll nears 30,000 as aid groups warn of ‘imminent’ famine

  • One in six children under 2 years of age in northern Gaza are suffering from acute malnutrition
  • WFP “is ready to swiftly expand and scale up our operations if there is a ceasefire agreement,” WFP Deputy Executive Director Carl Skau said
By AFP ·

Palestinian FM says Hamas knows it cannot be in new govt

Palestinian FM says Hamas knows it cannot be in new govt

  • “The time now is not for a government where Hamas will be part of it, because, in this case, then it will be boycotted by a number of countries, as happened before,” he said
By AFP ·

The US, according to a senior US military official, has targeted more than 230 locations in Houthi-controlled parts of Yemen.

US, Red Sea coalition forces destroy 5 Houthi drones

  • UK Maritime Trade Operations said on Tuesday night that it had received an alert about an explosion 60 nautical miles west of Hodeidah
By Saeed Al-Batati ·

Former MMA world champion fighter visits Makkah cultural district

Former MMA world champion fighter visits Makkah cultural district

  • Khabib Nurmagomedov toured the Revelation Gallery and noted the high quality of the exhibition
  • Nurmagomedov was the longest-reigning UFC lightweight champ, holding the title from April 2018 to March 2021
By Arab News ·

Turkish drones kill 3 in an attack on a local Christian militia in northeastern Syria, officials say

Turkish drones kill 3 in an attack on a local Christian militia in northeastern Syria, officials say

  • The force that was targeted, the local Christian Syriac police known as Sutoro, works under the US-backed and Kurdish-led Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria
  • The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, an opposition war monitor, said three Suturo police members were killed, as well as one civilian
By AP ·

Majority of Conservative members believe Islam a threat to British way of life: Poll

Majority of Conservative members believe Islam a threat to British way of life: Poll

  • Most also believe parts of European cities subject to Shariah law
  • Anti-racism group: Islamophobia ‘runs deep’ in governing party ‘but this poll illustrates the problem starkly’
By Arab News ·

Special Saudi Arabia makes $38m contribution to global education fund

Saudi Arabia makes $38m contribution to global education fund

By Reina Takla - MANAL AL-BARAKATI ·

Media watchdog condemns assassination attempt on Iraqi publisher

Media watchdog condemns assassination attempt on Iraqi publisher

  • Fakhri Karim was leaving a book fair with his wife when shots were fired by a group of unidentified individuals
  • Committee to Protect Journalists calls on officials to quickly pinpoint, punish those responsible
By Arab News ·

Media watchdog condemns assassination attempt on Iraqi publisher

Media watchdog condemns assassination attempt on Iraqi publisher

  • Fakhri Karim was leaving a book fair with his wife when shots were fired by a group of unidentified individuals
  • Committee to Protect Journalists calls on officials to quickly pinpoint, punish those responsible
By Arab News ·

Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund on Wednesday announced a “multi-year strategic partnership” with the ATP. (PIF)

Saudi investment fund PIF buys into men’s tennis in ‘strategic’ deal with ATP

  • In a joint statement, the two bodies said that the partnership marked “a significant shared commitment to enhancing global tennis”
  • PIF will also partner with ATP Tour events in Indian Wells, Miami, Madrid, Beijing and the ATP Finals, in addition to the Next Gen ATP Finals, hosted in Jeddah until 2027
By AFP ·