UN warns of ‘catastrophic’ threat to region if Israel-Hezbollah fighting escalates

UN warns of ‘catastrophic’ threat to region if Israel-Hezbollah fighting escalates

  • Russian envoy says Security Council’s US-backed Gaza ceasefire resolution now ‘dead letter’ that included ‘blatant lie’ that Israel had accepted the deal
  • Head of UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization warns of ‘extreme risk of famine’ in Gaza as more than 20 percent of people go entire days and nights without eating
By Ephrem Kossaify ·

Jordan bans 10 people from traveling, charges 28 others with human trafficking and fraud in pilgrims case

Jordan bans 10 people from traveling, charges 28 others with human trafficking and fraud in pilgrims case

  • Defendants are involved in sending Jordanians to perform Hajj pilgrimage outside of country's official quota
By Arab News ·

Analysis What of Gaza’s ‘other hostages’ — the thousands of Palestinians held in Israel without charge?

What of Gaza’s ‘other hostages’ — the thousands of Palestinians held in Israel without charge?

  • Survivors of Israeli detention describe a pattern of beatings, torture and abuse without access to family or lawyers
  • NGOs have reported a dramatic rise in the number of Palestinians incarcerated without charge or trial since Oct. 7
By Jonathan Gornall ·

French PM, far-right chief cross swords in raucous election debate

French PM, far-right chief cross swords in raucous election debate

  • A warning issued by Macron Monday that the programs of the two “extremes” on left and right could spark a “civil war” also sparked disquiet even within his own ranks
By AFP ·

Kingdom signs deal to use Saudi technology in tree planting in Brazil

Kingdom signs deal to use Saudi technology in tree planting in Brazil

  • Agreement backed by Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture, Brazilian government
By Arab News ·

Israel eyes use of Musk’s Starlink in event of war with Hezbollah

Israel eyes use of Musk’s Starlink in event of war with Hezbollah

  • Financial daily Calcalist says Israeli ministries plan to use Starlink’s satellite to ensure stable data and information flow during emergencies
By Reuters ·

Israel eyes use of Musk’s Starlink in event of war with Hezbollah

Israel eyes use of Musk’s Starlink in event of war with Hezbollah

  • Financial daily Calcalist says Israeli ministries plan to use Starlink’s satellite to ensure stable data and information flow during emergencies
By Reuters ·

Queen Rania wows in Elie Saab pre-autumn outfit for Macron meeting 

Queen Rania wows in Elie Saab pre-autumn outfit for Macron meeting 

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  • Queen has track record of choosing outfits designed by Arab and Middle Eastern designers for prominent engagements
By Arab News ·
Denmark through to Euros last-16 with Serbia stalemate

Denmark through to Euros last-16 with Serbia stalemate

  • With Denmark and Slovenia both finishing on the same points total and goal tally, second-place — and a meeting with hosts Germany — was decided on the basis of European qualifiers ranking
By AFP ·