photos US President Joe Biden walks to Marine One. (AFP)

Biden hopes ceasefire, hostage deal to pause Israel-Hamas war can take effect by next Monday

  • Israel has killed over 29,000 Palestinians, more than 70 percent of them women and children, according to the Gaza Health Ministry
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Update Two dead in Israeli raids on Baalbek

Two dead in Israeli raids on Baalbek

  • Hezbollah downs Israeli drone north of Litani Line
  • Mohammed Raad warns of ‘consequences’ if Israel ‘miscalculates their actions’ in Lebanon
By NAJIA HOUSSARI ·

Update Saudi Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan addresses the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland. (SPA) video

Saudi FM warns of ‘catastrophic consequences’ if Israel attacks Rafah, slams international ‘double standards’

  • Prince Faisal said no institutional dialogue could be taken seriously if the situation in Palestine was overlooked
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France reiterates support for Morocco’s Western Sahara plan

France reiterates support for Morocco’s Western Sahara plan

  • The foreign minister’s visit comes after a series of diplomatic tensions between Rabat and Paris, the former colonial power which is home to a large diaspora
By AFP ·

Sweden set to join NATO after Hungary approves bid

Sweden set to join NATO after Hungary approves bid

  • Every NATO member has to approve a new country however, and Hungary’s vote ended more than a year of delays that frustrated the other 31 nations as Ukraine battled Russian troops
By AFP ·

‘Fascist Modi’ response by Google’s Gemini AI sparks diplomatic row

‘Fascist Modi’ response by Google’s Gemini AI sparks diplomatic row

  • Google AI model response said some of Modi’s policies were ‘characterized as fascist’ by experts
  • ‘Google’s response breached India’s law,” junior information tech minister said
By Arab News ·

‘Fascist Modi’ response by Google’s Gemini AI sparks diplomatic row

‘Fascist Modi’ response by Google’s Gemini AI sparks diplomatic row

  • Google AI model response said some of Modi’s policies were ‘characterized as fascist’ by experts
  • ‘Google’s response breached India’s law,” junior information tech minister said
By Arab News ·