Update UN Palestinian refugee agency says attacks on Rafah ‘horrifying’

UN Palestinian refugee agency says attacks on Rafah ‘horrifying’

  • The attacks came two days after the International Court of Justice ordered Israel to end its military offensive in Rafah
  • Israel’s army confirmed the strike and said it hit a Hamas installation and killed two senior Hamas militants
By Arab News ·

Update Saudi Arabia leads condemnation of Israeli attacks on Rafah 

Saudi Arabia leads condemnation of Israeli attacks on Rafah 

  • Jordan, Kuwait also condemn ‘ongoing war crimes committed by Israeli occupation forces in Gaza’
By Arab News ·

Iran’s acting president addresses new parliament

Iran’s acting president addresses new parliament

  • Mohammad Mokhber’s first public speech since last week’s helicopter crash that killed his predecessor and seven others
  • Asserts the country’s economy remains stable when Iran took military actions in Iraq, Israel and Pakistan
By AP ·

Update Saudi Arabia leads condemnation of Israeli attacks on Rafah 

Saudi Arabia leads condemnation of Israeli attacks on Rafah 

  • Jordan, Kuwait also condemn ‘ongoing war crimes committed by Israeli occupation forces in Gaza’
By Arab News ·

EU-Israel relations take a nosedive as Spain, Ireland set to formally recognize a Palestinian state

EU-Israel relations take a nosedive as Spain, Ireland set to formally recognize a Palestinian state

  • EU’s foreign policy chief Josep Borrell threw his full weight to support the International Criminal Court
By AP ·

Ukraine’s Zelensky visits Spain in pursuit of more weapons to fight Russia with

Ukraine’s Zelensky visits Spain in pursuit of more weapons to fight Russia with

  • A Western intelligence assessment suggested that Russia’s Kharkiv offensive has subsided
  • Zelensky had been due to visit Spain earlier this month but he postponed all his foreign trips after the Kremlin’s forces launched a cross-border offensive in the northeastern Kharkiv region
By AP ·

Digital trade activities in UAE to grow by 12.3% annually

Digital trade activities in UAE to grow by 12.3% annually

  • Projected surge likely to be fueled by BNPL, fintech systems: report 
By Arab News ·

Over 300 million children a year face sexual abuse online: study

Over 300 million children a year face sexual abuse online: study

  • One in eight of the world’s children have been victims of non-consensual taking, sharing and exposure to sexual images and video
  • Grim trend on the rise with US worst offender, University of Edinburgh’s researchers says
By AFP ·

Over 300 million children a year face sexual abuse online: study

Over 300 million children a year face sexual abuse online: study

  • One in eight of the world’s children have been victims of non-consensual taking, sharing and exposure to sexual images and video
  • Grim trend on the rise with US worst offender, University of Edinburgh’s researchers says
By AFP ·