Update Israel on board with Gaza peace deal, as US airdrops begin

Israel on board with Gaza peace deal, as US airdrops begin

  • International mediators have been working for weeks to broker a deal to pause the fighting in Gaza
  • Now up to Hamas to agree to it, senior US administration official said Saturday
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Ship earlier attacked by Yemen’s Houthi rebels sinks in the Red Sea

Ship earlier attacked by Yemen’s Houthi rebels sinks in the Red Sea

  • Rubymar drifted northward after being attacked on Feb. 18 in the Bab El-Mandeb Strait
  • Yemen’s recognized government, as well as a regional military official, confirmed the ship sank
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What contrasting Western responses to Ukraine and Gaza crises mean for future conflicts

What contrasting Western responses to Ukraine and Gaza crises mean for future conflicts

  • West seen failing to punish Israel for not respecting laws of war while hitting Russia hard for the same reasons in Ukraine
  • Unequal treatment could make it harder to hold perpetrators accountable and deter war crimes going forward, experts warn
By Alex Whiteman ·

Shannah is crafted from the skin of sheep or goats and is a crucial element in the date storage process in AlUla. (Supplied) photos

AlUla’s shannah dates nurture, preserve heritage

  • In alignment with the goals of Saudi Vision 2030, the Royal Commission for AlUla is supporting tourism development in the governorate
By Nada Hameed ·

Tunisian forces secure an area near the Ghriba synagogue following a shootout on the resort island of Djerba on May 10, 2023.

Tunisian authorities investigate a fire at a synagogue, question a suspect in custody

  • In May, five people were killed in a shooting attack on the historic Ghriba synagogue on Tunisia’s island of Djerba
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Rescuers work at a site of an apartment building heavily damaged by a drone strike, amid Russia’s attack on Ukraine, in Odesa.

Zelensky calls for more Western air defense systems to ‘save lives’

  • Kyiv has admitted it is heavily outgunned and outnumbered, facing ammunition shortages
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Saudi Arabia takes bold strides toward greener future and carbon neutrality

Saudi Arabia takes bold strides toward greener future and carbon neutrality

  • The Kingdom is actively contributing to offsetting emissions through a comprehensive carbon credit program
By Nadin Hassan ·

Russian ‘disinformation’ campaign on US immigration woes find way into American voter platforms

Russian ‘disinformation’ campaign on US immigration woes find way into American voter platforms

  • Disinformation is worse on X and TikTok, given their lack of controls, says Logically, a tech company that tracks disinformation campaigns
  • Russia and other disinformation spreaders also use encrypted messaging sites or websites that masquerade as legitimate news outlets
By AP ·

Russian ‘disinformation’ campaign on US immigration woes find way into American voter platforms

Russian ‘disinformation’ campaign on US immigration woes find way into American voter platforms

  • Disinformation is worse on X and TikTok, given their lack of controls, says Logically, a tech company that tracks disinformation campaigns
  • Russia and other disinformation spreaders also use encrypted messaging sites or websites that masquerade as legitimate news outlets
By AP ·