Update Israel discusses next steps in truce talks as Gaza desperation deepens

Israel discusses next steps in truce talks as Gaza desperation deepens

  • Several Israeli media outlets said Israel tacitly approved a deal and that Israel would send a delegation to Qatar for further discussions
  • Health ministry in Gaza says war death toll at 29,692
By AFP - AP ·

Undeterred by latest US-UK strikes, Houthis target US-flagged oil tanker off Yemen

Undeterred by latest US-UK strikes, Houthis target US-flagged oil tanker off Yemen

  • Hours after the US-UK strikes, the Houthis said they had targeted the US-flagged, owned, and operated oil tanker MV Torm Thor in the Gulf of Aden
  • Houthi attacks are disrupting the vital Suez Canal trade shortcut that accounts for about 12 percent of global maritime traffic
By Reuters - AFP ·

Special How Israeli settlers are exploiting Gaza conflict to seize more Palestinian land in the West Bank photos

How Israeli settlers are exploiting Gaza conflict to seize more Palestinian land in the West Bank

  • Forced evictions and disputes over land in the West Bank have increased since the Oct. 7 Hamas-led attack
  • Israeli authorities are accused of actively undermining decades-old prohibition on settlement expansion
By Alex Whiteman ·

New unified Gulf tourism visa to bolster Saudi economy

New unified Gulf tourism visa to bolster Saudi economy

By Rebecca Anne Proctor ·

US and local glory as Senor Buscador wins $20m Saudi Cup main race

US and local glory as Senor Buscador wins $20m Saudi Cup main race

By Arab News - Lama Alhamawi ·

Algeria’s president inaugurates Africa’s largest mosque

Algeria’s president inaugurates Africa’s largest mosque

  • The vast mosque, which can hold 120,000 worshippers, first opened for prayers in October 2020
  • Known locally as the Djamaa El-Djazair, the modernist structure extends across 27.75 hectares
By AFP ·

Pro-Palestinian demonstrators wave placards and Palestinian flags at a mass rally in support of Gaza in London. (File/AFP)

Massive rise in Islamophobic incidents following Gaza war leaves Muslims in fear

  • Islamophobia Response Unit said there was a 365 percent increase in reports of Islamophobia in October 2023, following Hamas’ attack on Israel that month
By Arab News ·

Vice to lay off hundreds of staff, close website

Vice to lay off hundreds of staff, close website

  • Company is ‘no longer cost-effective and will transition to studio model’: CEO 
  • Unclear how decision will impact group’s presence in Riyadh
By Arab News ·

Vice to lay off hundreds of staff, close website

Vice to lay off hundreds of staff, close website

  • Company is ‘no longer cost-effective and will transition to studio model’: CEO 
  • Unclear how decision will impact group’s presence in Riyadh
By Arab News ·