Donald Trump vows to end wars, restore US power if elected again

Donald Trump vows to end wars, restore US power if elected again

  • The former president sought to paint a dire picture of the world under his successor Joe Biden
By AFP ·

Update Yemen Houthis claim responsibility for drone attack on Tel Aviv

Yemen Houthis claim responsibility for drone attack on Tel Aviv

  • The army said an initial inquiry showed that the explosion was ‘caused by the falling of an aerial target’
By Reuters ·

Gaza conflict is a ‘war on women,’ says UN official 

Gaza conflict is a ‘war on women,’ says UN official 

  • UN Women’s representative in Occupied Palestinian Territories unprepared ‘for the total destruction and inhumanity that I saw’ during visit to enclave this week 
  • A million women and girls are bearing ‘the worst brunt of nine months of war,’ she says, and ‘there are no safe places to be a woman in Gaza’ 
By Ephrem Kossaify ·

Special How a Saudi startup is using AI to boost the efficiency and uptake of solar energy photos

How a Saudi startup is using AI to boost the efficiency and uptake of solar energy

  • OptimalPV addresses the high costs and inefficiency of solar PV systems by leveraging AI in the design phase
  • Its software uses algorithms to determine the optimal number and placement of solar panels on buildings 
By Ghadi Joudah ·

Mounting home demolitions and settler attacks plunge a Palestinian village into crisis

Mounting home demolitions and settler attacks plunge a Palestinian village into crisis

  • Bedouin communities in the West Bank face a double threat of rampant, unpunished Israeli settler violence and a frenzy of state-backed demolitions
  • Threats are pushing a growing number of Bedouin from their land and making any eventual independent Palestinian state a more distant reality, rights groups say
By AP ·

Oil tankers on fire off Singapore, crew members rescued

Oil tankers on fire off Singapore, crew members rescued

  • Singapore is Asia’s biggest oil trading hub and the world’s largest bunkering port
By Reuters ·

EU court rejects TikTok challenge against new EU digital rules

EU court rejects TikTok challenge against new EU digital rules

  • TikTok owner ByteDance is one of the six “gatekeepers” under Digital Markets Act facing the curbs
  • TikTok claimed to be acting as the “most capable challenger” to digital monopolies
By AFP ·

EU court rejects TikTok challenge against new EU digital rules

EU court rejects TikTok challenge against new EU digital rules

  • TikTok owner ByteDance is one of the six “gatekeepers” under Digital Markets Act facing the curbs
  • TikTok claimed to be acting as the “most capable challenger” to digital monopolies
By AFP ·

Apple TV’s robot-themed comedy thriller ‘Sunny’ is a surprising triumph

Apple TV’s robot-themed comedy thriller ‘Sunny’ is a surprising triumph

  • Familiar genre tropes are combined to make a uniquely gripping show
By Adam Grundey ·
Campenaerts wins a 3-man sprint to take Tour de France stage as Pogacar keeps yellow jersey

Campenaerts wins a 3-man sprint to take Tour de France stage as Pogacar keeps yellow jersey

  • The Lotto Dstny rider celebrated his win with his partner and baby on a video call straight after the finish
  • The main contenders for the overall win, including Pogacar and his rivals Jonas Vingegeaard and Remco Evenepoel, finished 13 minutes and 40 seconds behind Campenaerts
  • With only three stages left, Pogacar has a comfortable lead of 3:11 over two-time defending champion Vingegaard
By AP ·