Displaced Palestinians walk around in an UNRWA school housing displaced Palestinians, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip.

Hamas says it presses on with Gaza truce talks without Israelis

  • Ceasefire talks are billed as a final hurdle to establish the first extended ceasefire of the war, in time for Ramadan which is expected to begin on Sunday
By Reuters ·

Shehbaz Sharif sworn in as Pakistan’s prime minister, capping weeks of political upheaval video

Shehbaz Sharif sworn in as Pakistan’s prime minister, capping weeks of political upheaval

  • This is Sharif’s second term in office, his first one ran from April 2022 to August 2023
  • The new government faces an overlapping trio of political, economic and security troubles
By Shahjahan Khurram ·

US envoy in Beirut for talks on Israel-Lebanon border hostilities

US envoy in Beirut for talks on Israel-Lebanon border hostilities

  • Israel and Lebanon’s powerful Iran-backed Hezbollah movement have exchanged near-daily fire since October in the wake of the Israel-Hamas war
By AFP ·

Layal Alireza's work explores the concepts of identity and culture, drawing inspiration from old Jeddah as a foundational elemen

Jeddah art exhibition highlights students’ creative odyssey

  • “The real challenge lies in sustaining motivation and consistently producing top-tier work over the two-year period, akin to a marathon rather than a sprint"
By Afshan Aziz ·

Jordanian, Irish educational institutions discuss collaboration

Jordanian, Irish educational institutions discuss collaboration

  • Talks include joint scientific projects and research, faculty and student exchange programs
By Arab News ·

Special Houthis attack ship off Yemen’s Aden

Houthis attack ship off Yemen’s Aden

By Saeed Al-Batati ·

Britain’s Prime Minister Rishi Sunak hosts a press conference inside the Downing Street Briefing Room, in central London. (AFP)

UK plan to deport asylum seekers to Rwanda suffers first parliamentary defeats

  • Under the Rwanda plan, asylum seekers who arrive on England’s southern coast in boats would be sent to live in Rwanda, but so far no one has been deported
By Reuters ·

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 ·

Shadab leads Islamabad to 29-run Pakistan Super League win over Peshawar

Shadab leads Islamabad to 29-run Pakistan Super League win over Peshawar

  • Shadab Khan scored 80 runs from 51 balls and then dismissed three Peshawar batsman
  • Peshawar faltered at 167 in their 197-run chase, despite an 87-run knock by Aamir Jamal
By Shahjahan Khurram ·