video Update Death toll climbs in Israel-Gaza conflict as France proposes cease-fire

Death toll climbs in Israel-Gaza conflict as France proposes cease-fire

  • Palestinian death toll at 213, including 61 children and 36 women, since hostilities began last week
  • Twelve people have been killed in Israel, including two children
video By AFP ·

US reaches out to Arab leaders on Israel, Gaza fighting

US reaches out to Arab leaders on Israel, Gaza fighting

  • Blinken defends US decision to block what would have been a unanimous UN Security Council statement on the fighting
  • Blinken said he had spoken to the foreign ministers of Morocco and Bahrain
By AP ·

Update Crown prince: Saudi Arabia investing 1bn this year to help African countries recover from COVID-19

Crown prince: Saudi Arabia investing 1bn this year to help African countries recover from COVID-19

  • Mohammed Prince Mohammed said projects will be carried out by the Saudi Fund for Development
  • Prince Mohammed said his country has paid $122 million to combat terror along the African coast
By Arab News ·

Saudis return to work after Eid, recall rejuvenating experience

Saudis return to work after Eid, recall rejuvenating experience

  • Citizens say ongoing coronavirus disease pandemic has reinforced Saudi society’s connectedness
By Tareq Al-Thaqafi ·

In Michigan, Arab Americans courted by Biden angered by his Gaza policy

In Michigan, Arab Americans courted by Biden angered by his Gaza policy

  • Reuters/Ipsos polling showed that Biden won Muslim voters by 8 percentage points in his 2020 race against Republican President Donald Trump, who had been a stalwart defender of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on all fronts
By Reuters ·

Nurse who helped saved Boris Johnson’s life quits in protest

Nurse who helped saved Boris Johnson’s life quits in protest

  • She refused to take part in a Downing Street photo opportunity last July, noting: “Lots of nurses felt that the government hadn’t led very effectively, the indecisiveness, so many mixed messages
By AFP ·

KSA pharma drugs market worth $10bn, set to grow

KSA pharma drugs market worth $10bn, set to grow

  • Throughout 2020, a number of high-profile agreements and partnerships were announced within the sector
By Arab News ·