Update Israel, Palestinians set for truce from Sunday night

Israel, Palestinians set for truce from Sunday night

  • Since Friday, Israel has carried out heavy aerial and artillery bombardment of Islamic Jihad positions in Gaza
By AFP ·

Saudi Arabia leads condemnations of Israel’s storming of Al-Aqsa Mosque

Saudi Arabia leads condemnations of Israel’s storming of Al-Aqsa Mosque

  • Regional governments call for international to pressure on Israel to end the violence
By Arab News ·

Update Israeli airstrike kills 2nd top Islamic Jihad commander, death toll rises

Israeli airstrike kills 2nd top Islamic Jihad commander, death toll rises

  • Israel pressed air strikes in Gaza for a third day, admitted Jewish visitors to Aqsa mosque compound
  • At least 29 Palestinians, including six children, killed in the strikes
By AP ·

Ahmed Hakeem’s paintings were displayed at Markaz Al-Oun Bazaar. (Supplied) photos

Saudi artist with a disability blows minds with his paintings

  • Ahmed Hakeem’s love of creativity helps him to forget the difficulties he faces to draw some amazing art pieces
  • Hakeem has not let his disability be an impediment to what he likes doing, which is painting
By Rahaf Jambi ·

Negotiators optimistic about progress on Iran nuclear deal

Negotiators optimistic about progress on Iran nuclear deal

  • Negotiators from Iran, the US and the European Union resumed indirect talks over Tehran’s tattered nuclear deal Thursday after a months-long standstill in negotiations
By AP ·

North Korea to convene rubber-stamp parliament in September

North Korea to convene rubber-stamp parliament in September

  • Under Kim, the North has made rapid progress on its weapons programs and has carried out a record-breaking blitz of tests this year, including firing an intercontinental ballistic missile at full range for the first time since 2017
By AFP ·

GCC needs to secure its investment landscape: Report

GCC needs to secure its investment landscape: Report

  • Call to focus on frontier sectors based on emerging technologies to attract FDI
By Farida Elgazzar ·

Press watchdog slams Israel over treatment of Palestinian journalists

Press watchdog slams Israel over treatment of Palestinian journalists

  • Amer Abu Arafa detained while Majdoleen Hassouna blocked from travel
  • Committee to Protect Journalists: ‘Israeli authorities are showing their determination to clamp down on the Palestinian press’
By Arab News ·

Press watchdog slams Israel over treatment of Palestinian journalists

Press watchdog slams Israel over treatment of Palestinian journalists

  • Amer Abu Arafa detained while Majdoleen Hassouna blocked from travel
  • Committee to Protect Journalists: ‘Israeli authorities are showing their determination to clamp down on the Palestinian press’
By Arab News ·